Macron campaign targeted by Russia-linked hackers, experts say

The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by the shadowy Pawn Storm hacking group, according to security researcher Trend Micro.

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Tech Billionaire Thiel Aims to Justify His Trump Support


Peter Thiel, one of the few well-known Silicon Valley figures who has given Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump a public endorsement, on Monday reiterated his support at a National Press Club event in Washington. He prefaced his remarks with a disclaimer. “Nobody thinks his comments about women were acceptable,” Thiel told the gathering, referring to Trump. “I agree, they were clearly offensive and inappropriate.” However, a vote for Trump would not constitute an endorsement of his flaws or lack of judgment, Thiel argued.

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Facebook employees fume after push to censor Trump posts rebuffed

Some of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s posts on Facebook have set off an intense debate inside the social media company over the past year, with some employees arguing certain posts about banning Muslims from entering the U.S. should be removed for violating the site’s rules on hate speech, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Clinton Issues Clarion Call to Boost Tech in the US


Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential candidate, this week unveiled a technology and innovation agenda that calls for a broader commitment to improving computer science and STEM education, expansion of broadband Internet to the entire United States, and deployment of 5G wireless networks. Clinton’s plan calls for advancing high-tech training in American schools through collaboration with nonprofits and the private sector to train up to 50,000 computer science teachers in the next decade.

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Bernie Sanders bemoans Apple's overseas supply chain, tax avoidance strategy

Article Image In a recent interview, candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination Bernie Sanders took issue with Apple’s reliance on Chinese manufacturing partners, a position voiced earlier in the campaign cycle by Republican demagogue Donald Trump.

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Donald Trump says Apple should back down in San Bernardino case

Article Image Surprise right-wing presidential candidate Donald Trump weighed in on Apple’s fight with the U.S. government on Wednesday, saying the iPhone maker should acquiesce to the FBI’s demands and dismissing company CEO Tim Cook’s argument that such action would set a dangerous precedent.

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What Apple would have to do to comply with Donald Trump's American-built mandate

Article Image Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made headlines this week with a protectionist proposal that included a vow to force Apple “to build their damn computers and things in this country” if he’s elected. It’s a suggestion that has been outright dismissed by most observers — but should it be?

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Jeb Bush says Apple Watch not intuitive, knocks battery life in 'review'

Article Image In a recent interview with Business Insider, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush shared his thoughts on Apple Watch, which he is often seen wearing on the campaign trail, and rattled off a few of his favorite apps.

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Jeb’s plan to woo Silicon Valley: Gut net neutrality, kill encryption, bulk up NSA

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush — or just “Jeb!” as he’s called in his campaign signs — probably won’t win the endorsement of the Electronic Frontier Foundation given his positions on tech policy. In fact, we can’t imagine many Silicon Valley types are pleased with Jeb’s latest declarations this week that as president he’ll kill net neutrality rules while at the same time bulking up the data collection powers of the National Security Agency.

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Apple issues OS X 10.11 El Capitan GM Candidate to developers and public beta testers

Apple on Wednesday released a golden master candidate for its upcoming OS X 10.11 El Capitan Mac operating system to both developers and members of its public beta program, foreshadowing a wide launch expected at the end of September.

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Comcast flagged as new leading contender to buy out T-Mobile US

Deutsche Telekom now considers Comcast the leading candidate for a sale of T-Mobile U.S., reports said on Wednesday, potentially signalling a major shift in the American media landscape that could impact Apple.



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Apple seeds Xcode 6.3.2 gold master to developers

Apple on Friday released a golden master candidate for Xcode 6.3.2, brings a number of bug fixes and backend improvements to its coding tool for Mac and iOS developers.



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Apple seeds third OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM Candidate 3 to developers

After releasing a second build of its OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM candidate earlier this week, Apple on Thursday issued a third seed to developers for testing ahead of an expected release later this month.



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