9to5Mac Daily: May 15, 2019

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/05/9to5Mac-Daily-05-15-2019.mp3 New episodes of 9to5Mac Daily are recorded throughout the week. Continue Reading

Apple posts instructions on how to enable full mitigation against Intel CPU attacks on Mac, up to 40 percent performance penalty

Following the announcement of new speculative execution exploits that target Intel CPU architecture, Apple has posted a new document on its website that explains how customers with computers that are ‘at heightened risk’ of attack can enable full mitigation. Full mitigation is not enabled by default as it is probably Continue Reading

Foxconn and Japan Display both report disappointing financials

Two Apple suppliers, Foxconn and Japan Display, have both reported disappointing financial results today. Weaker-than-expected demand from Apple was cited as one of the reasons … NordVPN Reuters reports that Foxconn’s profits dropped dramatically, and were well below market expectations. Shares of Foxconn, the world’s largest contract manufacturer, dropped more Continue Reading