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Apple’s latest MacBook Pro looks exactly the same from the outside, but the company made a bunch of changes inside that you should know about if you’re going to buy one

The 13-inch MacBook Pro is as powerful as ever in 2019, MacOS is fantastic, and I love the giant touchpad that comes on all models of MacBook Pro. But iFixit gave it a low score of two out of ten for repairability, and Apple’s repairs for even small things can become costly if you don’t […]

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Supercomputing is latest front in U.S.-China high-tech battle

The Commerce Department barred U.S. companies from doing business with four Chinese companies and a research institute. The research institute is owned by the Chinese military, U.S. officials said. (Giulia Marchi/Bloomberg News) June 21 at 4:20 PM China’s burgeoning supercomputer industry became the latest target of U.S. trade restrictions as officials banned shipments to four […]

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McAfee joins Sophos, Avira, Avast—the latest Windows update breaks them all

Enlarge / A colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of an Ebola virus virion. (Cynthia Goldsmith) CDC The most recent Windows patch, released April 9, seems to have done something (still to be determined) that’s causing problems with anti-malware software. Over the last few days, Microsoft has been adding more and more antivirus scanners to its […]