Apple updates AirPort firmware with KRACK vulnerability fix

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Amid rumors that Apple has ceased development of new Wi-Fi routers, the company on Tuesday pushed out an update for existing AirPort devices that patches a critical "KRACK Attack" vulnerability made public earlier this year.
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Synaptics makes available in-display fingerprint sensor to a ‘top five’ manufacturer

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Long-time Apple supplier Synaptics has revealed its new fingerprint scanning technology, with the company claiming that it functions through "infinity displays" like that found in the Galaxy S8 and iPhone X.
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Apple picks up two business affairs executives to bolster original video

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As the company prepares its first big-budget scripted TV shows, the newest recruits for Apple Worldwide Video are reportedly Philip Matthys, formerly of Hulu, and Jennifer Wang Grazier of Legendary Entertainment.
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iMac Pro debuts custom Apple T2 chip to handle secure boot, password encryption, more

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Apple’s iMac Pro desktop will also sport an anew custom chip dubbed the T2, serving as a secure enclave for encrypted keys, giving users the ability to lock down their Mac’s boot process and also handling system functions like the camera, audio control, and managing the solid-state hard drive.
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Twelve South ships HiRise Pro stand for raising height of iMac & iMac Pro

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Accessory producer Twelve South has unveiled a new stand designed for the iMac, iMac Pro, and compatible monitors, with the HiRise Pro capable of raising the viewing angle of the screen to help lower the risk of neck strain while working, as well as reducing the amount of desk clutter.
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