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US raises key interest rate by 0.25% on strengthening economy

The US Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate by 0.25%, only the second increase in a decade. The central bank voted unanimously to raise the key rate to a range of 0.5% to 0.75%, citing a stronger economic growth and rising employment. But the central bank said it expected the economy to need only “gradual” increases… Read More »

Secure Boot Key Flaw Exposes Windows Devices to Attack: Report

A leak has gone horribly wrong for Microsoft and the company is scrambling to fix the mess. Microsoft unwittingly leaked a ‘golden key’ that can unlock Windows-powered PCs, tablets, and phones protected by Secure Boot. For the uninitiated, Secure Boot, a part of Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), secures every component of a device’s boot process by checking… Read More »

Apple iPhone 7 may have a capacitive Home key

A new leak shows that Apple may be rethinking how iPhone 7’s home button will work – unverified photos offer a close look at a button that’s just a circle drawn under the glass. This would make it a capacitive touch button, but there’s no reason to think it can’t continue to operate as a fingerprint reader. At… Read More »

Paris attacks: Key suspect Abrini arrested in Brussels

The key remaining suspect in November’s Paris terror attacks, Mohamed Abrini, has been arrested in Belgium, prosecutors say. Investigators are checking if Abrini is also the “man in the hat”, the third bomber in the Brussels airport attacks last month, who fled the scene. The attacks on the airport and a metro station left 32 people dead. Another… Read More »

Web Development Reading List #131: Git 2.8, CSS Grids And The Key To Good Code

Although it’s April 1st, and people go all crazy making up jokes and spreading hoaxes, I’m sending out this edition to you without any April fools. Instead, I want to challenge you to put more effort, more thoughts into your code. Instead of blindly following a given path to build the solution with the least effort, what about… Read More »

Apple wins key iPhone encryption case in New York

Apple has won a notable court case against the FBI after a judge in New York ruled that the company should not be forced to use a backdoor to unlock an iPhone in a case that has major similarities to the San Bernardino case in California. A report on Reuters said that, while the court decision relates to… Read More »