Apple may have nixed Beddit, could be working to incorporate sleep tracking into its own product line

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Date: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017, 05:55
Category: Hardware, News, retail, Software

Apple has apparently nixed Beddit.

Beddit, the sleep monitoring system company purchased by Apple earlier this year, has had its product pulled from everywhere except Appleā€™s own retail stores and website.

The Beddit sleep tracker included a special sensor strip for your mattress that tracked your movement and respiration while you slept. It included a companion iPhone app where your sleep activity was logged.

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Apple confirms fix against “KRACK Attack” WPA-2 exploit in macOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS betas, has yet to comment on AirPort firmware

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Date: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017, 05:08
Category: Android, iOS, macOS, News, security, Software, TvOS, watchOS

Following the recent “KRACK Attack” Wi-Fi WPA-2 exploit, Apple has cited that it has addressed the issue in its macOS, iOS, tvOS and watchOS betas, but has yet to officially state as to whether a patch is en route for its AirPort series of routers.

Sources within the company have stated that the patch to remove hardware susceptibility was included in a “previous” beta of the current range of operating systems, indicating a release before Monday’s batch.

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