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The Week in Apple News: iPhone 8 rumors, March iPad events rumors, Apple Park opening in April, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending February 24, 2017.

Cloudflare data leakage doesn’t reveal 1Password secrets

A problem at a major content-distribution network that revealed private information including data from AgileBits’ Web-based shared-password system.

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Google shuts Spaces, the content-sharing app you probably never heard of

Google will be shutting down Spaces on April 17, ending the experimental service that never really got off the ground.

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Uber rejects claims it stole Waymo's self-driving car tech

Uber is dismissing allegations that it stole trade secrets from rival Waymo, calling them “a baseless attempt to slow down a competitor.”

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Microsoft's support rules for Windows 10 LTSB void allure to enterprise customers

Microsoft has largely invalidated one of Windows 10's signature concessions to corporate customers, said Gartner analysts Stephen Kleynhans and Michael Silver.

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Microsoft Store has slashed the Asus ZenBook Flip's price by $200

This solid 2-in-1 convertible is already value-packed at its MSRP—so at $500, it's a steal.

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Afraid of A.I. taking your job? Yep, you likely are

Some 86% of 2,000 people surveyed said they thought emerging tech would disrupt their industries or cost them their jobs personally.

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Apple is investigating an iPhone 7 Plus that ‘blew up’

So far, there’s no reason to think this issue is affecting other iPhone devices.

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Google discloses unpatched IE vulnerability after Patch Tuesday delay

Google's Project Zero team has disclosed a potential arbitrary code execution vulnerability in Internet Explorer because Microsoft has not acted within Google's 90-day disclosure deadline.

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FCC puts the brakes on ISP privacy rules it just passed in October

The new chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission will seek a stay on privacy rules for broadband providers that the agency just passed in October.

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Toshiba reveals new 3D flash chip that can store 1TB

Toshiba has begun shipping samples of its third-generation 3D NAND memory product, a chip with 64 stacked flash cells. The move comes as suitors are eyeing a majority share of the company's memory business.

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iOS 10.2.1 might be the cure for your iPhone 6 and 6s battery woes

Apple says updating to the latest version of iOS could prevent random battery shutdowns.

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Zenimax wants to block Oculus Rift headset sales, Gear VR games

The court case between Zenimax and Oculus was decided, but before the case wraps up entirely Zenimax wants to halt sales of any Oculus products containing Zenimax code.

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Cloudflare bug exposed passwords, other sensitive data from websites

For months a bug in Cloudflare's content optimization systems exposed sensitive information sent by users to websites including passwords, session cookies, authentication tokens and even private messages.

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LG puts a massive battery in the X Power2, but not much else

The X Power2 is part of LG's new effort to bring "different exclusive features that are usually found only in premium smartphones" to affordable handsets.

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Google rebrands Messenger as Android Messages in a move toward a universal texting app

Android Messages is merely a new name for Google Messenger, but it could signal big changes for messaging on Android phones.

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Google snafu signs users out of accounts, wreaks havoc on OnHub and Wifi routers

If you were signed out of your Google device on Thursday it wasn't hackers—just a Google hiccup.

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UN steps in to end marketing war over what 5G means

With mobile operators' marketing departments already throwing around claims about their 5G services, the United Nations is weighing in with its definition of what qualifies a network as next-generation.

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