Apple slashes trade-in values for many of its products

Apple has proudly touted its trade-in and recycling programs, mentioning them prominently at major events, during investor calls, and on its website. But in changes that quietly went into effect this week, the company reduced the trade-in value for many of its products, meaning consumers will get less money for their old iPhones and other … Read more Apple slashes trade-in values for many of its products

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The gaming-focused Windows 10 Insider build that Microsoft promised earlier this week, with Game Mode, Beam livestreaming and other features, is rolling out—but with some game-breaking bugs, unfortunately. What’s officially known as Build 15019 for the Insider Fast Ring also includes a number of more general improvements, including a version of Edge that will read … Read more Windows,10,Build,15019,may,be,about,games,,but,its,many,bugs,could,spoil,the,fun

A plan to tax US imports has better odds of becoming law than many people think

Container ships at the Port of Oakland Getty Images A controversial proposal to tax all goods and services coming into the United States has a better chance of becoming law than many on Wall Street suspect. The so-called “border-adjusted” tax is part of the House tax overhaul plan that also would reduce the corporate rate … Read more A plan to tax US imports has better odds of becoming law than many people think

A plan to tax US imports has better odds of becoming law than many people think

Getty Images Container ships at the Port of Oakland A controversial proposal to tax all goods and services coming into the United States has a better chance of becoming law than many on Wall Street suspect. The so-called “border-adjusted” tax is part of the House tax overhaul plan that also would reduce the corporate rate … Read more A plan to tax US imports has better odds of becoming law than many people think

Google fixes over 100 security flaws in Android, many in chipset drivers

Google released a new batch of Android patches on Wednesday, fixing over 100 flaws in Android’s own components and in chipset-specific drivers from different manufacturers. Android’s mediaserver component, which handles the processing of video and audio streams and has been a source of many vulnerabilities in the past, is at the forefront of this security … Read more Google fixes over 100 security flaws in Android, many in chipset drivers

risky 7-Zip flaws positioned many other software products at risk

two vulnerabilities recently patched in 7-Zip should put vulnerable to compromise many software programmerchandise and devices that package the open-supply document archiving library. the failings, an out-of-bounds study vulnerability and a heap overflow, were observed by researchers from Cisco’s Talos security group. They had been constant in 7-Zip 16.00, launched Tuesday. The 7-Zip software program … Read more risky 7-Zip flaws positioned many other software products at risk

Glaucoma: why are so many of us blind to this sight-stealing disease?

aucoma is a primary cause of vision loss and blindness in the US, affecting around 2.7 million people – a number that is expected to reach 4.2 million by 2030. While severe glaucoma-related vision loss can often be prevented, there is one major barrier: around half of patients with the disease do not know they … Read more Glaucoma: why are so many of us blind to this sight-stealing disease?