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Purism, the creator of the freedom-obsessed Librem 15 laptop, says it has figured out way to get new Intel CPUs to play nice without proprietary firmware.
Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge
Microsoft flips the switch on its conversation translation tech, though it's invite-only for now.
The distributed computing research project known as Project Orleans will be available in early 2015