The IBM Model F Keyboard Returns After a 30-Year Hiatus

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A one-man operation has started producing brand new Model F keyboards, and you can order one now.

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Las Vegas is about to get its first bar where robots mix the drinks

Tipsy Robot is an upcoming Las Vegas cocktail lounge where you order your drinks via iPad, and then have them perfectly mixed by one of the two expert robots bartenders behind the bar.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/20/las-vegas-is-about-to-get-its-first-bar-where-robots-mix-drinks.html

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Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley


President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a long-anticipated executive order that addresses a campaign promise to begin shifting the country toward the “Buy American, Hire American” strategy that appealed to much of the industrial working class population in the Rust Belt states. The order calls on the U.S. government to shift purchasing toward domestically produced goods. It also sets in motion a change in immigration policies, which could exclude many qualified foreign professionals from Silicon Valley firms.

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Experts: Social media giants fight Trump’s anti-terror plan while providing platform for terrorists

Twitter’s $1.6 million pledge to help fight the White House’s anti-terror immigration order is just the latest case of social media companies taking on Trump, but critics say the same companies are doing next to nothing to stop dangerous radicals from using their platforms to spread hate.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/03/experts-social-media-giants-fight-trump-s-anti-terror-plan-while-providing-platform-for-terrorists.html

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Silicon Valley Up in Arms Over Proposed H-1B Overhaul


Silicon Valley is in an uproar over a proposed new executive order that would overhaul the existing policy on foreign worker visas. The Trump administration’s goal apparently is to prioritize the hiring of American workers first and make other changes in the way U.S. companies can recruit skilled professionals from other countries. The president reportedly wants to revise existing policies on how American companies hire foreign workers in a way that would force them to consider U.S. citizens first and foremost, a draft of the order suggests.

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US bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones from airliners

The Transportation Department is issuing an emergency order banning passengers and flight crews from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones on airline flights in response to reports of the phones catching fire.

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9.7" iPad Pro teardown finds 12.9" model's tech crammed into smaller, less repairable package

Article Image In order to compress technology from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro into a 9.7-inch form factor, Apple had to make some significant internal design changes, a teardown of Apple’s new flagship tablet reveals.

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Company, not Cook, will be held responsible if Apple loses fight over FBI case, experts say

Article Image Although CEO Tim Cook could, theoretically, be put in prison if Apple continues to refuse the order to help the FBI unlock an iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, more likely is that the company itself might be held in contempt, according to a pair of experts weighing in on the matter.

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Apple rails against FBI demands for 'GovtOS' in motion to vacate decryption request

Article Image As expected, Apple on Thursday filed a motion to vacate a federal court order that would require it to assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone linked to San Bernardino terror suspect Syed Rizwan Farook, saying law enforcement demands for a “Government OS” set a dangerous precedent for the public at large.

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Apple developing unhackable iPhone technology, report says

Apple, which is fighting an order to help hack the phone of a shooter in the deadly terror attack in San Bernardino, Calif, is reportedly working on an unhackable iPhone.

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Apple CEO defends position in encryption dispute with feds

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an interview Wednesday it was a tough decision to resist a court order directing the tech giant to override security features on the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino gunmen who killed 14 people in a December terror attack.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/25/apple-ceo-defends-position-in-encryption-dispute-with-feds.html

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Facing challenges from FBI, Apple vows to strengthen encryption even further

Article Image Should it successfully refuse a court order to help the FBI unlock Syed Farook’s iPhone, Apple will continue to strengthen its encryption, a report said on Wednesday, citing an anonymous Apple executive.

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Apple halved transaction fee to get Apple Pay into China, report says

Article Image In order to launch Apple Pay in the lucrative China market, Apple agreed to halve its normal transaction fee for the country’s banks, a report said on Monday.

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