The camera for Apple’s iPad and Watch event last month zoomed around the spaceship-shaped headquarters, inspirational, thumping orchestral music playing as it rose up to meet the clear blue sky and shining sun before dropping down to a transition shot to find CEO Tim Cook walking the glass-lined halls of the corporate HQ. A large free-standing rainbow sculpture could be seen off on the right, in the center of Apple Park. With the invites for Apple’s Oct. 13 event out, you can anticipate the same kind of spectacle for the upcoming iPhone 12.
In other words, picture perfect.
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ARLINGTON, Va. – Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett told Air Force Association conference attendees that the future of Air and Space technology will include aircraft, weapons and satellites which will be digitally engineered and virtually tested before ever taking physical form.
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U.S. chipmaking giant Intel (INTC) – Get Report has been granted a new set of licenses from the U.S. government to continue supplying some of its chips and other manufactured components to China’s Huawei Technologies.
An Intel spokesperson told Reuters that the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company has been given the nod to continue selling products to Huawei, which has been blacklisted from doing business with American companies amid ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Chinese governments.
U.S. officials have for more than a year argued it was necessary to place restrictions on Huawei because they see the company’s equipment embedded in U.S. telecom networks as posing significant national-security risks. Huawei has insisted from the get-go that it is not a threat.
However, amid heightened political tensions, the Commerce Department in mid-August imposed new, more stringent curbs, including requiring U.S. chipmakers like Intel and rival Qualcomm (QCOM)