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October 2, 2017
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New ‘Local Data Mode’ coming soon to iOS to prevent DJI drones from sharing location information

Following complaints from the public and the U.S. Department of Defense, DJI has rolled out a Local Data Mode update to prevent controlled drones from connecting to the internet, and sharing location information with servers located throughout the world — … Continue reading

August 26, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: The 4K Apple TV is nigh, $999 pricetag for ‘iPhone 8,’ Iowa data center & more

This week on AI: The 4K Apple TV is nigh, $999 pricetag for ‘iPhone 8,’ Iowa data center & more

A fifth-generation Apple TV was all but confirmed for Apple’s September press event, bringing the product up to part with rivals like Roku. The event’s main attraction, meanwhile, could prove to be one of the most expensive smartphones ever released. … Continue reading

August 24, 2017
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Apple confirms $1.3B Iowa data center, says operations will start in 2020

As anticipated, Apple on Thursday confirmed plans to build a new data center in Waukee, Iowa, which it says will cost $ 1.3 billion, plus up to $ 100 million more for a "Public Improvement Fund." AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 18, 2017
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‘SOS’ feature in iOS 11 protects user data by forcing passcode entry, disabling Touch ID

Apple’s "SOS" feature in iOS 11 automatically disables Touch ID with a few quick presses of a device’s power button, a new function designed to greatly enhance user privacy in times of distress. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 13, 2017
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EE extends six-month Apple Music promo, exempts listening from data caps

Starting July 19, U.K. carrier EE will extend its offer of free six months of Apple Music to all its "pay monthly" and SIM-only customers, the company’s CEO said on Thursday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 12, 2017
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Apple opens first China data center to comply with country’s cybersecurity rules

Apple on Wednesday announced the activation of its first data center in China, which is being operated in cooperation with a local internet firm to ensure compliance with the country’s strict cybersecurity laws. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 10, 2017
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Comments Off on Health in iOS 11 & watchOS 4: Diabetes management, insulin delivery, CoreBluetooth, new Workout data & more

Health in iOS 11 & watchOS 4: Diabetes management, insulin delivery, CoreBluetooth, new Workout data & more

New for Health in iOS 11 & watchOS 4: Apple is introducing a handful of new features for diabetes management as the Apple Watch gains the ability to connect directly to Bluetooth Low Power devices like those used for glucose monitoring. … Continue reading

May 14, 2017
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Apple acquires ‘dark data’ machine learning & AI company Lattice Data for $200M

According to a report today out of TechCrunch, Apple has acquired Lattice Data, a company that specializes in artificial intelligence where it relates to so-called “dark data.” The report explains that the deal was closed a few weeks ago, with … Continue reading

May 11, 2017
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Apple announces $1 billion expansion of Reno data center, new shipping warehouse

Earlier this week, it was reported that Apple was planning an expansion of its Reno data center, with the company awaiting city approval. Today, the Reno City Council officially approved Apple’s proposal for a $ 1 billion expansion… more… 9to5Mac

April 21, 2017
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Apple CEO Tim Cook touts Didi Chuxing’s data gathering abilities, strong community ties

Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote a profile of Didi Chuxing president Jean Liu as part of the "TIME 100 Most Influential People" special, offering insight into Apple’s investment in the Chinese ride-hailing service. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 12, 2017
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Apple secretly patched iPhone vulnerability allowing unauthorized collection of sensor data

Apple in 2016 issued a fix for a website-based iOS exploit that could’ve allowed hackers to collect sensor data from iPhones, and potentially learn many things about their targets — even their passcodes, researchers revealed this week. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading