US chipmakers are revolting
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Trump's China embargo us hurts too much

Donald Trump’s trade war against China is finding opposition among the US’s chipmakers.

Samsung does better than expected
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Chips sell even better than predicted

Samsung Electronics said its first-quarter operating profit managed to rise slightly from a slump a year earlier, as solid chip sales helped cushion the blow from the coronavirus pandemic on smartphones and TVs.

Apple’s latest software has a crashing bug
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Can’t handle big stuff

Mac users are experiencing occasional system crashes after updating to macOS Catalina version 10.15.4, released a few weeks ago and it turns out that the software might not be up to snuff.

Schools abandon Zoom for Microsoft Teams
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Zoom’s security problems were Vole’s gain

After many schools adopted Zoom to conduct online lessons during the coronavirus lockdown, concerns about security and privacy have led to a ban on the video conferencing software across the US.

Trend Micro notes cyber-attack increases
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Eight billion threats in the first two months of 2020

Trend Micro said it blocked nearly eight billion threats in the first two months of 2020, with ransomware and business email compromise (BEC) attacks surging over the period.