Massive Intel CPU Bug Leaves Kernel Vulnerable, Slows Performance: Report

Intel Kaby Lake

There’s allegedly a major CPU bug in all Intel x86 and x86-64 CPUs, and fixing it could hammer CPU performance going forward. Patches for Linux and Windows are already in the works.

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Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

MicrosoftEdge
Google Chrome is fixing its power consumption issues, but Microsoft is pushing Edge fairly hard.

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MIT, Adobe aim to end ‘code rot’ by letting software auto-optimize itself

auto-coding MIT head
Two of the biggest names in tech are teaming up to figure out how we could develop software for fixing one of the fundamental problems with developing software.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220017-mit-adobe-aim-to-end-code-rot-by-letting-software-edit-software

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Apple releases Xcode 7.0.1 with fixes for app thinning bugs

Article Image Apple issued a minor update to Xcode on Monday, fixing several bugs related to the development suite’s support for iOS 9 app thinning.

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iTunes 12.2.1 solves problem with iTunes Match tracks converted to Apple Music DRM

Apple on Monday released iTunes 12.2.1, fixing a critical problem that would cause tracks matched via iTunes Match to be converted to Apple Music content instead.

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Apple releases Safari 8.0.6, 7.1.6, and 6.2.6 to fix WebKit vulnerabilities

Apple on Wednesday released Safari 8.0.6, a minor update of the Mac browser, concentrating primarily on fixing security holes discovered in the software.



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Apple updates iMovie for Mac with enhanced YouTube sharing, fix for random crashes

Apple on Thursday rolled out an update for its iMovie video editing app for OS X, fixing an issue that could cause the program to crash and baking in enhanced YouTube sharing compatibility.



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Apple releases Xcode 6.3.1, fixing 'critical issues' related to debugging and more

Apple on Tuesday issued a minor update for Xcode, improving stability and fixing what the company said are “critical issues” associated with debugging, playgrounds, and Interface Builder.



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Apple provides developers with new iOS 8.3 beta, adds fixes for CarPlay functionality

The second beta of iOS 8.3 was released to developers on Monday, fixing a bug found in previous versions that could cause issues when connecting to a CarPlay-enabled vehicle infotainment unit.



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Apple Settles E-Book Price-Fixing Case for $450 Million, Maybe


Apple has agreed — conditionally — to settle a lawsuit over allegations of fixing the prices of e-books brought against it by the attorneys general of 33 states in the United States, following a protracted legal battle. The settlement is subject to approval by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which ruled on the case in September.
That’s not all; the case is pending appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

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Apple fixes podcast bug with iTunes 11.2.2 release, issues first developer beta of OS X 10.9.4

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a minor update for its iTunes media suite, fixing a podcast-related bug and various stability improvements. Developers were also provided with the first beta of OS X 10.9.4, arriving a few weeks after OS X 10.9.3 became available to the public.



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