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Tech-Aktien unter Druck

Zoom and other ‚stay-at-home‚ stocks got crushed on the positive vaccine news – Zoom Video closed 17.4% lower. Fellow ’stay-at-home‘ stocks Amazon and Netflix dropped 5.1% and 8.6%, respectively. Teladoc Health slid 13.7% and Shopify declined by 13.6%. … The losses came after Pfizer and BioNTech reported that their coronavirus vaccine candidate showed a 90% efficacy rate in preventing infections during a late-stage trial.“


Zoom und FTC einigen sich

Zoom settles with FTC after making ‘deceptive’ security claims – In its statement, the FTC said it has prohibited Zoom from misrepresenting its security and privacy practices going forward, and has agreed to start a vulnerability management program and implement stronger security across its internal network. – Zoom spokesperson Colleen Rodriguez said in a statement, via the company’s external crisis communications firm Sard Verbinnen, that Zoom had ‚already addressed the issues identified by the FTC.'“


One More Thing: Apple Silicon

„What to expect from Apple’s ‚One More Thing‘ event – It seems likely Apple will reveal the first computers powered by its custom silicon – Apple is expected to officially unveil its first computers powered by custom Arm-based silicon chips at its ‚One More Thing‘ event on Tuesday. The company is promising the new chips will deliver improved performance with less power consumption, and the switch also means Apple computers will support native iOS apps due to Apple’s A-series mobile and tablet chips sharing 64-bit Arm architecture.“

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Apple Intercom fürs Zuhause

„Hands-On With Apple’s Intercom Feature for HomePod and HomePod Mini – Intercom, as the name suggests, is designed to let you use your devices as an Intercom platform to communicate with members of your household. It is designed primarily as a feature for the ‌HomePod‌ and the ‌HomePod mini‌, and to use it, you need at least one ‌HomePod‌. Intercom is managed and activated through the Home app in the Settings section, and if you want instructions on setting it up and using it, make sure to check out our how to.“


HAMR: gläserne Magnetscheiben

„24-TByte-HDDs benötigen mehr Platten – In Japan rüstet sich Hoya für eine erhöhte Nachfrage nach gläsernen Magnetscheiben, da HAMR-basierten HDDs die Zukunft gehört. – Bei der Besprechung der Quartalszahlen … hat Hoya-Technikchef Eiichiro Ikeda ein paar Aussagen zu kommenden Festplatten getroffen: Laut dem CTO des Platterfertigers werden Hersteller wie Western Digital für ihre 22-TByte und 24-TByte-Modelle mehr Plattern verbauen müssen als bisher – oder aber notgedrungen auf gläserne Scheiben statt auf solche aus Aluminium setzen.“