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March 7, 2021, 1:05 PM

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Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple confirms it'll discontinue iMac Pro after supplies end, says 27" iMac introduced in August is the preferred choice for the vast majority of pro iMac users  —  Apple on late Friday evening added a “while supplies last” notice to its iMac Pro product page worldwide …
Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security:
Sources: at least 30K US organizations have been hacked by an aggressive Chinese espionage group exploiting unpatched flaws in Microsoft's Exchange Server  —  At least 30,000 organizations across the United States — including a significant number of small businesses, towns …
Jay Peters / The Verge:
After Jack Dorsey promoted an auction on the site Valuables for an NFT of his very first tweet, the bids for “just setting up my twttr” reach $2.5M  —  Apparently you can actually sell your tweets as NFT  —  Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter …
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Report: in 2020, China overtook the US in the number of AI research citations, fewer AI startups got funded, and the US Congress talked about AI more than ever  —  Join Transform 2021 for the most important themes in enterprise AI & Data.  Learn more.  —  China has overtaken the United States …
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Kuo: Apple plans to release a mixed reality headset in mid-2022 for around $1K, followed by AR glasses by 2025, and “contact lens type” devices by 2030-2040  —  Apple plans to release its long-rumored mixed reality headset “in mid-2022,” followed by augmented reality glasses by 2025 …
Mark Wilson / Fast Company:
Interviews with more than a dozen designers, many of whom worked with Jeff Bezos, about his failed attempt to make Amazon a “cool” brand like Apple and Nike  —  Amazon can squeeze a lot into a box.  —  Jared Ficklin was part of a secret team at a prominent design firm tapped …
Jennifer A. Kingson / Axios:
States are increasingly granting small delivery robots generous access to city sidewalks; in PA, they are classified as “pedestrians” and can drive up to 12 mph  —  As small robots proliferate on sidewalks and city streets, so does legislation that grants them generous access rights …
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