Advocate reaffirms plan to spend $250 million on new hospital and offices in Wisconsin despite Foxconn news

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Advocate Aurora Health is moving forward with its $250 million plan to build a hospital and other facilities in southeastern Wisconsin, despite news that Foxconn Technology Group is reconsidering plans for its first U.S. plant in the same area.

Foxconn, a Taiwanese electronics giant that supplies…

Why you need a VPN: Norton Secure VPN explained

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New York Attorney General Finds That Sale of Social Media Bots, Fake Engagement Is Illegal

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The New York Attorney General’s office has announced a settlement with Devumi LLC, a social media-marketing firm whose tactics were exposed by the New York Times last year, in what the office wrote is “the first finding by a law enforcement agency that selling fake social media engagement and using stolen identities…

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Foxconn dialing back Wisconsin plans ‘could be a positive’ for Lake County environmental issues, officials say

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As news spread Wednesday that Foxconn Technology Group is reconsidering its plans for its first U.S. plant just across the Illinois border, the Lake County Board chairwoman said she hopes that Wisconsin will also reconsider its end of the deal.

The Taiwanese electronics giant, which supplies Apple,…

San Francisco Lawmaker Moves to Ban City’s Use of Face Recognition Tech

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The deployment of facial recognition technology by government bodies in cities around the world continues to spread, even as lawmakers and technologists point out the ethical issues still plaguing these systems. That’s why a San Francisco elected official’s recent proposal is so important—it effectively bans the city…

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What’s the Latest on Apple’s Catastrophic FaceTime Bug?

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As Apple developers scramble to fix a disturbing bug in FaceTime that allowed users to eavesdrop on the people they call with the Group FaceTime function, we’ve learned the company was allegedly notified about the issue before it was widely known, repeatedly. At least one lawsuit has already been filed against the…

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Wisconsin is finally facing the reality of Foxconn’s plans

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So Foxconn Technology Group may not make display panels in Wisconsin after all.

Those who’ve been following Foxconn for a long time won’t be surprised. Chairman and founder Terry Gou is as much a salesman as he is a manufacturer, having spent decades honing his pitch not just to clients but also…

Apple supplier Foxconn reconsidering plans for $10 billion, 13,000-employee plant in Wisconsin

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Foxconn Technology Group is reconsidering its plans for its first U.S. plant, a project that promised a $10 billion investment and up to 13,000 jobs in southeastern Wisconsin.

The Taiwanese electronics giant, which supplies Apple, said Wednesday that it is considering doing research and development…

AMD and Nvidia’s unsettled earnings suggest lower GPU prices could hang on

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Remember when it was nearly impossible to secure a new GPU because of the cryptocurrency boom? Those days suddenly seem long over, as both AMD and Nvidia have warned of excess GPU inventory they’re trying to unload.

On Monday, Nvidia preannounced lower revenue for the fourth quarter, based on lower demand for its RTX ray-tracing technology and “excess mid-range channel inventory” of its GPUs. On Tuesday, AMD also said that while it expected its CPU business to perform strongly, it, too, is facing an oversupply in the retail channel for its GPUs. 

When the two top GPU vendors warn of too much available inventory, there’s only one traditional answer: Graphics card prices are falling, and they will likely will continue downward. 

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