Apple’s Craig Federighi and Johny Srouji Describe the Genesis of the M1 Chip while Microsoft Reveals their own ‘Pluton’ Processor

 

Yesterday Patently Apple posted a report titled “Apple goes on a Media Blitz to Defend their coming iOS 14 Privacy App that is currently under attack by Advertisers & Facebook.” Both Apple’s Jane C. Horvath, Senior Director, Global Privacy and Craig Federighi, Apple’s SVP of Software Engineering took their stance on privacy public big time as they begin to prepare for an antitrust lawsuit filed by the very ad forces want to kill Apple’s iOS 14 “App Tracking Transparency,” feature set to launch in early 2021.

 

Hours after our report, an article by Ars Technica surfaced focusing on the story behind Apple’s new M1 processor that caused a stir when Apple’s SVP Software Craig Federighi caused a bit of a stir about the possibility of Windows running natively on the M1. How realistic is that is that possibility? We briefly touch on that later in the report. 

 

To be sure

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SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts describe thrilling ride to orbit

Rookie astronaut Victor Glover, a Navy F/A-18 carrier pilot, is used to high-speed maneuvers and sharp accelerations flying high-performance jets. But nothing prepared him for the sounds, sensations and extended acceleration he felt riding into orbit atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Or the view from 260 miles up. Or the sensation of weightlessness.

“My brain is constantly trying to figure out where up is,” he told reporters Thursday during an orbital news conference aboard the International Space Station. It didn’t help, perhaps, that he ended up in a sleep station recessed into the ceiling of the lab’s Harmony module.

“I don’t know if it’s because I’m a new guy, they made me sleep in the ceiling,” he laughed. “So every time I pop my head out, the entire space station is upside down. So I just stay upside down as much as possible.”

He said everyday tasks take

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Paleontologists describe skeleton of a juvenile Plateosaurus for the first time — ScienceDaily

Long neck, small head and a live weight of several tons — with this description you could have tracked down the Plateosaurus in Central Europe about 220 million years ago. Paleontologists at the University of Bonn (Germany) have now described for the first time an almost complete skeleton of a juvenile Plateosaurus and discovered that it looked very similar to its parents even at a young age. The fact that Plateosaurus showed a largely fully developed morphology at an early age could have important implications for how the young animals lived and moved around. The young Plateosaurus, nicknamed “Fabian,” was discovered in 2015 at the Frick fossil site in Switzerland and is exhibited in the local dinosaur museum.

The study was published in the journal Acta Palaeontologica Polonica.

In order to study the appearance of dinosaurs more closely, researchers today rely on a large number of skeletons in so-called

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Analysis: Two words describe the Senate’s Section 230 Big Tech hearing: Worthless and petty

In 1994, Congress dragged the CEOs of the nation’s largest tobacco companies to Capitol Hill, where they testified — under oath — that cigarettes are not addictive, contrary to evidence otherwise. It was a watershed moment for the tobacco industry and marked the beginning of the end of Big Tobacco’s dominance in America.



a man in a suit and tie sitting in front of a laptop: WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 28: CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg appears on a monitor as he testifies remotely during the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing 'Does Section 230's Sweeping Immunity Enable Big Tech Bad Behavior?', on Capitol Hill, October 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey; CEO of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google LLC, Sundar Pichai; and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg all testified virtually at the hearing. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act guarantees that tech companies can not be sued for content on their platforms, but the Justice Department has suggested limiting this legislation. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)


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WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 28: CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg appears on a monitor as he testifies remotely during the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing ‘Does Section 230’s Sweeping Immunity Enable Big Tech Bad Behavior?’, on Capitol Hill, October 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey; CEO of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google LLC, Sundar Pichai; and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg all testified virtually at the hearing. Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act guarantees that tech companies can not be sued for content on their

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