Apple: the next iMac would adopt a new design and an Apple Silicon processor this year

For the first time since 2012, Apple would finally renew the design of its iMac. In 2021, Apple is preparing at least three new desktop Macs. According to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, who also released information on future MacBook Pros and iPhone 12 successors in recent days, Apple will announce an iMac and two Mac Pros in 2021. The transition to Apple Silicon processors gives a new blows to the computers of the Californian giant.     iMac: finally an edge-to-edge screen This year, the iMac could change completely. Mark Gurman indicates that the borders of his screen would be much smaller, like Pro Display XDR, the ultra high-end screen launched by Apple with the Mac Pro in 2019. The back of the computer would also abandon the curvature in favor of a completely flat frame.  This new iMac would also be equipped with an Apple Silicon processor, probably a more powerful chip than the Apple M1 chip currently present in the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini. The 2021 iMac is reportedly

Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce aircraft engine maker to cut at least 9,000 jobs

Aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce announced on Wednesday May 20 that it will cut "at least" 9,000 jobs.
 
Rolls-Royce aircraft engine maker to cut at least 9,000 jobs

In a press release, the group justifies its decision by evoking the "unprecedented" impact of Covid-19 on the air sector, one of the most affected by the economic fallout from the pandemic. It is becoming "increasingly clear that it will take several years for the commercial aeronautics market to return to its levels of a few months ago", justifies the manufacturer.




The planned cuts represent 17% of a total workforce of 52,000 people. They will mainly affect civil aviation activities, a little administrative functions, but not the defense branch. Rolls-Royce specifies that its "major" restructuring, accompanied by cost reductions "in factories and assets, capital and indirect [costs]", should in total save 1.3 billion pounds (1, 45 billion euros). Some 700 million will come from layoffs. The group had also already canceled the payment of a dividend.