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September 14, 2018
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Apple Heart Study data reportedly used to win FDA approval for Apple Watch ECG

The two FDA clearances that Apple announced Wednesday for the Apple Watch Series 4’s ECG capabilities came from data collected via the Apple Heart Study, according to a report Thursday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 22, 2018
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Verizon throttled California fire department’s data as it fought wildfires

A net neutrality complaint claims the Santa Clara County Fire Department had its data throttled by Verizon as it acted to put out California’s raging Mendocino wildfire, an action the company later said was a mistake. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 12, 2018
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Timehop says more user data was comprised in data breach than initially thought

Timehop today is providing additional information on the data breach it first revealed yesterday. According to TechCrunch, Timehop has discovered that the breach included more user data than it initially thought… more… 9to5Mac

May 21, 2018
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Plaintext Apple ID passwords included in teen phone monitoring app’s data breach

According to a new report from ZDNet, a popular app used by parents to monitor their teens has suffered a data breach. The app, TeenSafe, touts that it’s a “secure” monitor app for iOS that allows parents to monitor text … Continue reading

February 24, 2018
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Apple to move Chinese iCloud keys to China servers, opens door to government data requests

In order to conform with Chinese cybersecurity laws, Apple will for the first time move cryptographic iCloud account keys out of the U.S. and into China when it migrates customer data to a local server farm in late February. AppleInsider … Continue reading

January 25, 2018
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T-Mobile offering customers attending Winter Olympics in South Korea free unlimited data abroad

The Un-carrier announced today that it will be offering unlimited talk (to the U.S.), text, and 4G LTE data for this year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea. Best of all? It’s free. more… 9to5Mac

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