News round-up: Thriller ‘Severance’ coming to Apple TV+ (and more)

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Actor Adam Scott will star in the Ben Stiller produced/directed thriller, Severance, planned for TV+, per The Hollywood Reporter. It’s a workplace thriller set at Lumen Industries, a company looking to take work-life balance to a new level.

Apple is fixing encrypted email on macOS because it’s not quite as encrypted as we thought, according to The Verge.

AppleInsider reports that “what is believed to be the biggest single order of smart glasses to date, security firm Sword is buying an initial 10,000 Vuzix Blade AR headgear sets —and pairing each to Apple’s iPad.”

Apple has fired an Apple Store employee after they stole a personal photo from the iPhone of a customer. The employee in question worked at the Valley Plaza Mall Apple Store in Bakersfield, CA. Apple has said the employee in question “acted far outside the strict privacy guidelines to which we hold all Apple employees,” notes Cult of Mac.

Final Cut Pro X has lots of almost-magic built into it, if you know where to look. In the latest MacVoices briefing, host Chuck Joiner shows how the Flow dissolve transition is used, and why you might never know it, by showing off some examples using one of the most recent MacVoices shows. 

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