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Acer Swift 7 review: Thinness above all else demands many compromises

Enlarge Valentina Palladino The tech industry is obsessed with making things thin, and Acer is no exception. The company bills the new Swift 7 as the world’s thinnest laptop, measuring 8.98mm thick at its widest point. Designed for professionals and frequent travelers, this year’s Swift 7 tries to beat its competition by being ultra-thin and […]

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Apple CEO demands Bloomberg retract its Chinese surveillance story

Apple had long denied that it had purchased compromised servers manufactured in China that would have made it a victim to government surveillance after Bloomberg Businessweek broke the story, and now CEO Tim Cook is demanding the publication to retract its report. The publication alleged that the compromised servers, discovered as early as 2015, would […]