Mark Zuckerberg joins Tim Cook in calling for GDPR-like privacy regulation in the US

Mark Zuckerberg has published an opinion piece in The Washington Post outlining four ways he thinks new regulation could benefit the Internet. Zuckerberg specifically points to harmful content, election integrity, privacy, and data portability. Zuckerberg calls for expanded privacy regulation, echoing similar statements from Tim Cook. more… The post Mark Zuckerberg joins Tim Cook in […]

Apple says it has taken Group FaceTime offline in attempt to resolve calling exploit

Following the exposure of a major FaceTime security hole earlier today, Apple has now taken Group FaceTime completely offline. This comes after the company said a fix for the FaceTime calling bug is coming “later this week,” but failed to address specifics. more… The post Apple says it has taken Group FaceTime offline in attempt […]

After once calling for a boycott of Apple, President Trump is now using a ‘new iPhone’

Over a year ago, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of all Apple products amid the company’s battle with the FBI over unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone. Fast forward to to present day, however, and President Trump has seemingly rescinded his call for boycott and switched to using an iPhone… more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Sketchy rumor claims iOS 11 will bring long overdue group FaceTime calling

iOS 11 may finally deliver a highly requested FaceTime feature, according to a new rumor. The Verifier which is a technology blog out of Israel claims Apple is planning to include group video calling for FaceTime starting with iOS 11 later this year. The report cites “several people familiar with [the] iOS development process (partly developed in Israel)” […]

AT&T granted Wi-Fi calling waiver, calls for investigation over T-Mobile sidestepping FCC

AT&T was officially granted an FCC waiver this week to enable Wi-Fi calling for its customers with supported devices like iPhones running iOS 9. Wi-Fi Calling first appeared during the iOS 9 beta period and remained functional for those who enabled it previously, but AT&T stopped sign-ups for the feature once iOS 9 was publicly released due to […]

Aaron Sorkin Blasts Tim Cook for Calling Steve Jobs Films ‘Opportunistic’

Earlier this month, Tim Cook sat down for an interview with Stephen Colbert, where discussion turned to Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming “Steve Jobs” film and Alex Gibney’s “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine” documentary. Though Cook has not seen either film, he called Jobs an “amazing human being” and suggested he hated the movies being […]