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Apple woes: iPhone bug frustrates users typing ‘i’; Supreme Court loss; uncovered tax havens

This week has gotten off to a rotten start for Apple after last week’s huge kickoff of the new iPhone X. For starters: An auto correct bug. Then there was a loss at the Supreme Court. And a new report has uncovered Apple off-shore tax havens. The details: iPhone? More like A?phone. Some Apple users have discovered a bug that automatically corrects the lower-case letter “i” to “A” and a question mark symbol. The issue appears to impact iPhone users on its most recent mobile software, iOS 11.1. The new software launched last Tuesday and features hundreds of new...

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Tech links: Cisco UK layoffs; Cisco security bug; Google blockchain; IBM, Cisco mulling Imperva; AT&T fine; GSK arthritis drug

In our latest roundup of technology and life science headlines of interest in the Triangle: Cisco preps the P45s for 500 unlucky UK staffers Read details at: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/09/23/cisco_uk_hundreds_layoffs_job_cuts/ Big Security Bug Affects Hundreds Of Thousands Of Cisco Devices Read details at: http://fortune.com/2016/09/22/cisco-hackers-nsa-devices/ Google Cloud Joins Amazon, IBM in Serving Blockchain Clients Read details at: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-09-23/google-cloud-joins-amazon-ibm-in-serving-blockchain-clients Cisco, IBM show interest in acquiring Imperva Read details at: http://www.cbronline.com/news/cybersecurity/business/cisco-ibm-show-interest-in-acquiring-imperva-230916-5014235 ​AT&T agrees to pay $450,000 to settle U.S. probe Read details at: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-at-t-fcc-idUSKCN11T1NN?il=0 GSK Announces U.S. Regulatory Submission For Sirukumab In Rheumatoid Arthritis Read details at:...

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Amazon jet fleet; Facebook vs. ‘clickbait;’ Apple ‘bug bounties;’ private moon flight; Dish w/o ESPN

In today’s Bull dog wrapup of technology and science news: Amazon unveils its Prime delivery fleet of jet aircraft Facebook tries again to tackle “clickbait” Apple offers “bug bounties” to people reporting bugs A private company wins OK for moon flight Dish offers a non-ESPN option The details: Amazon unveils cargo plane as it expands delivery network Seattle-based Amazon is unveiling its first branded cargo plane, one of 40 jetliners that will make up the e-commerce giant’s own air transportation network as it takes more control of its delivery process. The latest push to speed delivery of its products comes as the company ships an increasing number of packages...

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Sprint cutting jobs; Lenovo security bug; GSK investor pressure; Arista counter-sues Cisco

In today’s Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Sprint is cutting jobs and closing six call centers Another security problem for Lenovo Investor pressure mounts for change at GSK Arista countersues Cisco The details: Sprint cutting 2,500 and closing call centers to cut costs Cellphone company Sprint is eliminating more jobs as it seeks to cut costs and turn around its business. Sprint spokesman Dave Tovar says the country’s No. 4 wireless service provider has cut about 2,500 jobs since last fall, or about 8 percent of its workforce. Last week, it notified employees at six customer...

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More trouble at IBM; Ghost bug haunts Linux, Ubuntu systems; GSK, Novartis set to trade assets; Facebook gears up for the Big Game; RTCC welcomes new members

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – In today’s Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: • IBM’s head of SoftLayer quits as Big Blue shifts to cloud• Ghost Linux bug haunting Red Hat, Ubuntu systems• EU clears plans by GSK, Novartis to trade assets• Facebook introduces ‘New Super Bowl Experience’ • Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster welcomes four new members The details: • IBM’s head of SoftLayer quits as Big Blue shifts to cloudLance Crosby, the founder of SoftLayer Technologies Inc., has left the company less than two years after it was acquired to become the linchpin of IBM’s cloud...

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#WTWTrends for Thursday: Red Hat’s Bash Bug, Novartis, LabCorp, Sageworks spark social discussions

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Thursday as curated by @WRALTechWire. Highlight your news for consideration using the hashtag #WTWTrends. If you are on a mobile device, click http://sfy.co/ju0A. Red Hat disclosed what they call the “bash bug” on Wednesday, sparking a fury of Twitter activity throughout the Triangle and elsewhere. Pharmaceutical maker Novartis celebrated the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s licensing and first shipments of a new flu vaccine, which also was trending throughout the day, as well...

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Red Hat reports bug that could devastate ‘Internet of Things’

Remember the “Heartbleed” security scare earlier this year? Well, just in time for Halloween, an even bigger nightmare has surfaced – and it threatens the “Internet of Things” from cameras to networks, a security expert warns. Even the Department of Homeland Security has issued a warning. Consumers and IT professionals have got to be worried about all that’s going wrong in the world of code. Hackings. Disclosures of financial information. Wednesday’s Apple iOS fiasco. And now comes Bash. Red Hat disclosed the “Bash bug” on Wednesday. It’s also being called the “Shellshock” bug. And Linux users couldn’t be blamed...

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‘Heartbleed’ bug rattled most Americans who heard about the story

Most Americans who recently learned about a major breakdown in Internet security have been trying to protect themselves but a group nearly as large is unaware of the threat, according to a new survey. The findings released Wednesday by the Pew Research Center provide a gauge on how Web surfers have been responding to a computer bug nicknamed “Heartbleed.” The flaw in a key piece of security technology used by more than 500,000 websites had been exposing online passwords and other sensitive data to potential theft for more than two years. Key findings: 39% of internet users say that...

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