Apple delays policy to limit third-party tracking in kids apps, fields developer concerns

Apple earlier this year announced plans to limit third-party tracking technology in kids apps as part of an initiative to protect youngsters from unwanted advertisements, but the company has delayed those plans as it works to get developers up to speed with the new regulations. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple allegedly lobbied against another right to repair bill citing consumer safety concerns

A new report tonight from Motherboard claims that an Apple spokesperson lobbied against California’s latest right to repair legislation by talking up consumer safety risks to lawmakers, an approach the company has used multiple times before. more… The post Apple allegedly lobbied against another right to repair bill citing consumer safety concerns appeared first on […]

Sprint and T-Mobile extend deadline to complete merger as approval concerns loom

T-Mobile’s planned merger with Sprint has been in limbo over the last several weeks, with a report suggesting that DOJ officials are unlikely to approve the deal in its current form. Now, Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to extend the deadline for their merger. more… The post Sprint and T-Mobile extend deadline to complete merger […]

Trump renews call for Apple to make products in America amid tariff price increase concerns

Apple argued yesterday that Trump’s proposed tariff increase on China would negatively affect the Apple Watch, AirPods, and more. In response to Apple’s opposition, Trump has taken to Twitter this morning to renew the call for Apple to build make its products in the United States. more… 9to5Mac

Become Tech Savvy: iCloud Keychain and answering your common password management concerns

First time checking out the Tech Savvy series? You’ll get the most value by starting at the beginning and checking out the series overview. Note for regular readers, the already tech savvy, and IT professionals: this series is designed as a resource you can share with those you are helping or for those looking to […]

This week on AppleInsider: Child labor concerns, software updates, an Irish bomb threat & more

Developments in the "real" world grabbed many headlines this week, including a bomb threat in Ireland, a new iOS development center in Italy and worries that Apple’s battery suppliers are using child labor. The company meanwhile released a bevy of software updates for OS X and iOS. AppleInsider – Frontpage News