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Google launches new phones, speakers in hardware push

Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday unveiled the second generation of its Pixel smartphone along with new voice-enabled home speakers, redoubling its commitment to the hardware business as it competes with a surge of devices from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc.

Some Macs vulnerable to 'firmware' attacks: security firm

Since 2015, Apple Inc <AAPL.O> has tried to protect its Mac line of computers from a form of hacking that is extremely hard to detect, but it has not been entirely successful in getting the fixes to its customers, according to research released on Friday by Duo Security.

Roku looks to raise $252M with IPO

Video streaming service Roku is aiming to raise more than $252 million in its initial public offering as it looks to expand at a time of intense competition in the growing industry.