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MacBook Pro and iPad Pro Facing Delays Due to Chip Shortage

Apple may be delaying production of the highly-anticipated MacBook Pro and iPad Pro amid a global semiconductor shortage.

Semiconductor
India Will Give $1 Billion to Chip Manufacturers That Set Up In-Country

In its bid to become a major manufacturing powerhouse, India is offering $1 billion in cash incentives to chipmakers that set up in-country.

Amazon Warehouse
Amazon Tries and Fails to Have Cameras Installed at Union Vote

As Amazon workers in Alabama vote on unionization, Amazon tried and failed to get approval to install cameras to watch ballot boxes.

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Ever Given Freed, Suez Canal Reopened

Salvage crews have freed the container ship Ever Given from the shore, reopening the Suez Canal after it was blocked for nearly a week.

Amazon’s Italy Workers Go On Strike
Amazon’s Italy Workers Go On Strike

Amazon’s workers in Italy are going on a 24-hour strike to protest working conditions.

President Biden On Supply Chain Executive Order
President Biden Signs Executive Order to Review Supply Chain

President Biden has signed an executive order authorizing a review of the US supply chain, including semiconductors.

Cybersecurity
SolarWinds Attack More Widespread, 30% Of Victims Did Not Use Software

A troubling detail has come to light as part of the SolarWinds investigation, namely that 30% of victims didn’t use the software in question.

SolarWinds Hack Was Supply Chain Attack, Says Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel
SolarWinds Hack Was Supply Chain Attack, Says Datadog CEO

Datadog CEO Olivier Pomel discusses how the SolarWinds hack signals an increased focus by hackers to target software earlier in its development.

Amazon’s Dave Clark
Amazon Offers Support For President Biden’s Vaccination Plans

Amazon has congratulated President Biden and Vice President Harris on their inauguration and offered its support in ramping up the vaccine rollout.

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Judiciary Returning to Paper In Wake of SolarWinds Attack

The US Judiciary is going decidedly low-tech in an effort to protect important information in the wake of the SolarWinds attack.