Apple iOS 12.0.1 Release: Should You Upgrade?

10th October 2018

With iOS 12 Apple AAPL +1.28% got a lot right. Out the gate, it proved noticeably faster, more stable and more full of surprises than any iOS generational upgrade I can remember (even if the bar is low – 1,2,3). That said, it had flaws (one of which proved quite embarrassing) and iOS 12.0.1 is much needed. But does it create more problems than it solves? Here’s everything you need to…

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Have AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon? Here’s what they’re doing ahead of Hurricane Michael

10th October 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The nation’s major cell phone carriers say they’re responding to help customers affected by Hurricane Michael. AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon each are outlining steps they’re taking now before the worst of the storm’s surf and wind strikes. Some companies, as of Tuesday afternoon, even are offering customers relief on their phone plans. Here’s what each company is doing, with more specifics on their websites: AT&T…

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Chinese spies reportedly inserted microchips into servers used by Apple, Amazon, and others

10th October 2018

Chinese spies have infiltrated the supply chain for servers used by nearly 30 US companies, including government contractors, Apple, and Amazon, according to an explosive report from Bloomberg Businessweek. The operation is perhaps the most audacious example of hardware hacking by a nation state ever publicly reported, with a branch of China’s armed forces reportedly forcing Chinese manufacturers to insert microchips into US-designed servers. The chips were “not much bigger…

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Williams’ Transco pipeline receives binding commitments

10th October 2018

The project represents an expansion of vital energy infrastructure that will further connect robust supplies of natural gas in the Marcellus and Utica producing region in Pennsylvania with growing demand centres along the Atlantic Seaboard as early as 4Q21 assuming all necessary regulatory approvals are received in a timely manner. Transco is the nation’s largest-volume interstate natural gas pipeline system. It delivers natural gas to customers through its approximately 10…

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Registered to vote? Here are the voter registration deadlines in all 50 states.

10th October 2018

The 2018 midterm elections are less than a month away, which means that in many states, voter registration deadlines are fast approaching. If you’re one of the voters — on either the left or the right — energized to head to the polls on November 6, you’ll likely first need to register. Among Democrats, there’s been buzz of a blue wave, with polls showing that progressives are excited to go to the ballot…

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