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iMac Pro No Longer Custom Configurable, Available 'While Supplies Last'.

Apple appears to be on the verge of discontinuing the iMac Pro, with the store page for the high-end all-in-one Mac including a "While supplies last" tagline and only the base model with no custom configurations available for purchase. The ‌iMac Pro‌ launched in December 2017, and while there have been a few tweaks to the available configurations over the years, it has received no substantial hardware updates over its lifetime. ...

Microsoft email server flaws exploited to hack at least 30,000 US organizations.

The emergency security patch Microsoft rolled out a few days ago to fix four zero-day flaws in Exchange Server didn't deter the hacking group that's been exploiting them. In fact, according to Krebs on Security and Wired, the the Chinese stat...

Move over, SolarWinds: 30,000 orgs’ email hacked via Microsoft Exchange Server flaws.

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Four exploits found in Microsoft’s Exchange Server software have reportedly led to over 30,000 US governmental and commercial organizations having their emails hacked, according to a report by KrebsOnSecurity. Wired is also reporting “tens of thousands of email servers” hacked. ...

Review: OWC's Envoy Pro FX is an Ultra Fast, Expensive Portable SSD for Macs.

A few months ago, OWC introduced the Envoy Pro FX, a portable SSD storage drive that is described as "the fastest, most compatible drive ever." I take a closer look at the Envoy Pro FX and its capabilities in my review below. Key FeaturesWide compatibility: The drive can be connected to a wide range of devices with Thunderbolt 3/4 or USB-C ports, such as the latest Mac, iPad Pro, and iPad Air models, as well as PCs and Microsoft Surface devices. ...

NFTs, explained.

Image: Cryptokitties.co There’s nothing like an explosion of blockchain news to leave you thinking, “Um… what’s going on here?” That’s the feeling I’ve experienced while reading about Grimes getting millions of dollars for NFTs or about Nyan Cat being sold as one. And by the time we all thought we sort of knew what the deal was, the founder of Twitter put an autographed tweet up for sale as an NFT. ...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has created an NFT for the first tweet.

If you've used social media much, then you've seen the first tweet ever. Sent on March 21st, 2006 by Twitter co-founder and current CEO Jack Dorsey, it didn't say very much: "just setting up my twttr." But now, thanks to the wil...

Please do not give billionaire Jack Dorsey money for his tweet.

Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images Jack Dorsey, the billionaire co-founder and CEO of Twitter, a man who stans bitcoin right on his Twitter bio, is attempting to sell his very first tweet as an NFT — a digital good that lives on the Ethereum blockchain. You’re probably familiar with the famous tweet, “just setting up my twttr”: just setting up my twttr— jack (@jack) March 21, 2006 Despite the fact that this tweet has been publicly available as a free digital item to look at whenever anybody wanted for nearly 15 years, Dorsey is now trying to sell it as an NFT, or “non-fungible token,” through a platform called Valuables. ...

NASA’s Perseverance rover scoots around on Mars for the first time.

A trail of wheel tracks left by NASA’s Perseverance rover after making its first drive on the Martian surface | NASA/JPL Perseverance, the car-sized rover NASA landed on Mars last month, has taken its first spin on the rocky surface of Jezero Crater, NASA announced today. The rover’s six wheels drove about 21 feet to carry out a key mobility test on Thursday, as engineers back on Earth prepare to execute the mission’s core science objectives. ...

The SEC is dragging AT&T to court for illegally duping analysts into lowering expectations.

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing AT&T for providing nonpublic information to 20 different analyst firms so they would lower revenue estimates ahead of earnings, according to a press release. That let AT&T “beat” expectations for the quarter when the information-sharing took place, turning what could have been some nasty headlines in the financial press into a win instead. ...

Tesla ditches forums and pushes fans to take political action with Engage.

Tesla has created a new website for its fans, one mainly designed to spur them to political action on its behalf. Dubbed Tesla Engage, it was spotted by CNBC and Electrek. The company says it made the platform “to create a digital home base for all o...