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Hardware & Software, Tech

Geopolitics complicates Apple’s relationship with China

September 18, 2023

Via: ArsTechnica

In March, Tim Cook was among the first batch of foreign executives to land in Beijing to court high-level officials after the lifting of pandemic-era restrictions, with Apple’s chief lauding how the company and China had grown together in a […]


Cybersecurity

Apple denies Russia’s claim that thousands of iPhones were used for US espionage

June 2, 2023

Via: BGR

Russia’s Federal Security Service claimed it discovered the US was spying on the country by hacking thousands of iPhones, which were compromised with “sophisticated surveillance software.” In addition, Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab said dozens of its employee’s devices were compromised in […]


Cybersecurity

Apple downplays complaints about App Store scams in antitrust hearing

April 22, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple was questioned on its inability to rein in subscription scammers on its App Store during yesterday’s Senate antitrust hearing. The tech giant has argued that one of the reasons it requires developers to pay App Store commissions is to […]


Tech

Smartphone sales slowed decline in Q4, with a big assist from Apple

January 28, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

New numbers from Canalys show a slowing in the major smartphone decline we saw for 2020. The past year was, of course, a major blow to an industry already suffering a slide. Hope that the arrival of 5G would right […]


Tech

Top leaker spills details on foldable iPhone designs being tested now

January 18, 2021

Via: BGR

Now that Samsung has shown that there is a market, however small, for foldable smartphones, it’s no surprise that Apple is interested in entering the market as well. Lending credence to previous rumors, Bloomberg reports that Apple has started work […]


Cybersecurity

Apple’s IDFA gets targeted in strategic EU privacy complaints

November 16, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

A unique device identifier that Apple assigns to each iPhone for third parties to track users for ad targeting — aka the IDFA (Identifier for Advertisers) — is itself now the target of two new complaints filed by European privacy […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

iOS 14 beta bug is driving iPhone and iPad users insane

October 30, 2020

Via: BGR

When you sign up to take part in a software beta, you have to expect that there will be issues along the way. After all, betas are unfinished by definition, and the whole point of letting users have access to […]


Cybersecurity

Mobile security: These seven malicious apps have been downloaded by 2.4m Android and iPhone users

September 24, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Almost two and a half million Android and iPhone users downloaded seven adware apps from the Google Play Store and Apple App Store, according to research by a cybersecurity company. Many of the apps were being promoted via TikTok and […]


Tech

Apple expected to start production of new low-cost iPhone in February

January 22, 2020

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc. suppliers plan to begin assembling a new low-cost iPhone in February, people familiar with the plan said, as the company looks to address a wider swath of the global smartphone market ahead of its 5G handsets later this […]


Tech

Apple reportedly working on satellite technology for direct wireless iPhone data transmission

December 20, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple is said to be working on satellite technology, having hired a number of aerospace engineers to form team along with satellite and antenna designers, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The report notes that this is an early-stage […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

China attacks Apple for allowing Hong Kong crowdsourced police activity app

October 9, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple’s decision to greenlight an app called HKmaps, which is being used by pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong to crowdsource information about street closures and police presence, is attracting the ire of the Chinese government. An article in Chinese state […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Apple poised to report huge growth in App Store sales, Morgan Stanley says

September 6, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Apple’s iPhone sales may be slowing down, but the company’s App Store business could show better-than-expected revenue growth in the company’s September quarter, Morgan Stanley analysts said in a note Friday. Morgan Stanley pointed to new research from app data […]


Cybersecurity

iPhone-hacking websites also targeted Google and Windows users

September 2, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Earlier this year, Google’s Project Zero threat analysis group discovered 12 separate security flaws, seven of which involved the iPhone’s built-in Safari web browser. The five different exploit chains gave attackers root access to a handset, allowing them to steal […]


Cybersecurity

Google discovers major iPhone security flaw that affected thousands

August 30, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Google Project Zero, a group that examines and publishes security and privacy exploits it finds in public software, said on Thursday evening there were huge security holes in iPhone software that existed for two years. The exploits gave attackers access […]


Tech

Apple Is Launching New iPhones, iPads and Macs. Here’s What to Expect

August 22, 2019

Via: Fortune

Apple Inc. is readying a clutch of new hardware for the coming weeks and months, including “Pro” iPhones, upgrades to iPads and its largest laptop in years. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant is planning to announce three new iPhones at […]


Cybersecurity

iPhone warning: Apple blunder spawns new jailbreak, security threats

August 20, 2019

Via: ZDnet

A rare pubic jailbreak for the most up-to-date version of iOS is circulating online after it was found that the recently released iOS 12.4 undid a patch in iOS 12.3. Researchers warn users to be cautious about installing apps from […]


Tech

Two major Apple suppliers take a big hit as iPhone sales continue to stumble

May 15, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Foxconn and Japan Display reported disappointing financial results this week as the effects of slowing iPhone sales ripple through Apple’s supply chain. Foxconn sales dipped 17.7% in the first quarter of 2019 to $637.26 million. Japan Display said Wednesday that […]


Tech

The iPhone is reportedly going OLED-only in 2020

January 22, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple could drop LCDs from the iPhone line next year, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. That interesting — if not altogether surprising — revelation in buried in a piece about a Japan supplier’s struggles in […]


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A Simple Solution for Apple’s iPhone Troubles

January 3, 2019

Via: Fortune

You may have heard overnight that there was a little news about the first second third fourth-ranked U.S. company by market capitalization. In a blab-fest worthy of Dr. Phil, Apple CEO Tim Cook issued a 1,370-word letter to investors about […]


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Qualcomm seeks broader China iPhone ban as Apple pushes software update

December 14, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple’s patent battle with Qualcomm in China has intensified this week, with Qualcomm seeking a broader ban and Apple claiming it has a workaround to avoid Qualcomm’s patents. On Monday, Qualcomm announced that a Chinese court had banned the sale […]