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September 3, 2018
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Five-country group including U.S. calls for encryption back doors, says privacy not absolute

The privacy of Internet users "is not absolute, according to a statement from a five-country coalition that includes the United States following a meeting about security, with the overall theme demanding technology companies to make social networks and messaging services … Continue reading

August 3, 2018
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Apple’s Cook calls $1 trillion value ‘milestone,’ says result of corporate values

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday commented on the company’s $ 1 trillion market capitalization, saying that while it is a milestone, there are more important measures of success. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 26, 2018
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Apps are the future of emergency calls, says international emergency services organization

An organization representing emergency services in more than 80 countries worldwide has argued that apps can be a better way to report an emergency than making a call. The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) made the suggestion as it announced … Continue reading

March 24, 2018
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Comments Off on Tim Cook speaks out on Cambridge Analytica debacle, calls for stricter consumer privacy safeguards

Tim Cook speaks out on Cambridge Analytica debacle, calls for stricter consumer privacy safeguards

Speaking at the China Development Forum, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about about Facebook’s misuse of customer data, and sounded the call for stricter rules across the board on what companies are allowed to do with harvested information. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

February 4, 2018
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Growing number of iPhone X users unable to accept calls, Apple investigating

The Financial Times today highlights an issue purportedly plaguing a growing number of iPhone X users. The report explains that some users are unable to answer phone calls with their iPhone X because the display does not wake up while … Continue reading

January 26, 2018
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Latest HomePod hands-on praises sound quality & calls it an ‘excellent Siri ambassador’

Following Refinery29’s hands-on earlier this morning, Lance Ulanoff has now published his take on Apple’s HomePod after spending some time with it. Ulanoff dives into the sounds quality of the speaker, Siri integration, physical hardware, and more… more… 9to5Mac

December 29, 2016
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls AirPods ‘A Runaway Success,’ Says ‘It’s Been a Great Holiday’

Apple CEO Tim Cook toured the New York Stock Exchange with his nephew this morning, where he took a few moments to do a quick interview with CNBC. Cook said he couldn’t comment on business when asked, but he told … Continue reading

November 8, 2016
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Internet entrepreneur Jason Calacanis rant on MacBook Pro calls Tim Cook ‘boring, visionless and incompetent’ [Video]

There’s been a great deal of discussion and debate about Apple’s decision to remove all but USB-C and headphone ports from the new MacBook Pro, but Weblogs founder and Internet entrepreneur Jason Calacanis turned the dial up to 11 in an appearance … Continue reading

October 13, 2016
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Walt Mossberg Calls Siri ‘Too Limited and Unreliable’ to Compete in ‘Coming AI Wars’

The Verge‘s Walt Mossberg today wrote a critical article on Apple’s Siri personal assistant, exploring the service’s shortcomings, mistakes, and inability to answer some simple questions that competing products have no problem with. Entitled, “Why does Siri seem so dumb?”, … Continue reading

August 30, 2016
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Apple calls Australian banks’ request to bargain over Apple Pay a detriment to consumers, mobile wallet adoption

Apple in a recent filing with Australia’s antitrust watchdog slammed a request from the country’s three top banks for collective negotiations over third-party access to Apple Pay NFC technology, saying a threatened boycott would not only harm consumers, but hinder … Continue reading

May 3, 2016
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Tim Cook calls Wall Street response to Q2 earnings a ‘huge overreaction’ in CNBC interview

As expected, Apple CEO Tim Cook this evening appeared on CNBC’s Mad Money with Jim Cramer to discuss the recent news surrounding the company’s second quarter earnings results. The company reported $ 50.6 billion in revenue and $ 10 billion in … Continue reading

March 11, 2016
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U.S. Government Calls Apple’s Opposition to iPhone Unlocking Order a ‘Diversion,’ Says Fears Are ‘Overblown’

Prosecutors representing the United States government today filed another document (via The Verge) to support the motion to compel Apple to unlock the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, calling the original order a “modest” request that would … Continue reading

January 10, 2016
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Judge rejects class-action over AppleCare’s subpar replacements, calls lawyer ‘manifestly incompetent’

Remember that class-action lawsuit alleging AppleCare+ customers were being given subpar replacement products? This week a federal judge rejected the case while calling the plantiffs’ lawyer “manifestly incompetent” and suggesting the counsel orchestrated the entire case. ArsTechnica reports the judge’s … Continue reading