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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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Comments Off on Apple secretly patched iPhone vulnerability allowing unauthorized collection of sensor data

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

March 21, 2017
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Microsoft creates tool to help Apple users migrate data from Mac to Surface

Microsoft is attempting to make it easier for Mac users to "switch" over to Windows by creating a new tool, with the "Mac to Surface Assistant" said to help transfer the user’s files from their Mac to the company’s Windows … Continue reading

March 15, 2017
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Report: DOJ to issue indictments on Wednesday against suspects involved in Yahoo data breach

According to a reports from Bloomberg and Reuters, the U.S. Justice Department plans to announce indictments on Wednesday against suspects involved in one the Yahoo data breaches. The indictments come after Yahoo suffered two massive hacks, one affecting 500 million users and another … Continue reading

February 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Mobile data price-war continues as AT&T announces a $60 ‘unlimited’ deal – with catches, of course

Mobile data price-war continues as AT&T announces a $60 ‘unlimited’ deal – with catches, of course

If you’re looking for a new ‘unlimited’ mobile data plan, the competition between carriers continues to offer cheaper deals. All four major carriers have announced new or revised tariffs this month, Verizon kicking things off, followed by T-Mobile dropping restrictions, … Continue reading

February 21, 2017
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Comments Off on As ‘unlimited’ plans make a return, how much data do you use on average per month? [Poll]

As ‘unlimited’ plans make a return, how much data do you use on average per month? [Poll]

Over the weekend, I broke down all of the details and differences between the new unlimited data plans being offered by the four major United States carriers. Of course, as I and many others were quick to point out, these … Continue reading

February 7, 2017
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Truphone offers data plans for Apple SIM-equipped iPads to 40 countries

Truphone customers in Spain now have the option to sign up for a roaming data plan in 40 countries, including the U.S, Australia, France, Germany, and the U.K. – with the ability for customers in other countries to sign on … Continue reading

February 2, 2017
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Comments Off on Latest Strategy Analytics data claims Apple Watch shipments of 5.2M, marketshare of 63% in holiday quarter

Latest Strategy Analytics data claims Apple Watch shipments of 5.2M, marketshare of 63% in holiday quarter

Following Apple’s “record” quarter it reported yesterday, Strategy Analytics is today out with new data showing the performance of the Apple Watch during the holiday quarter. Apple touted yesterday that its wearable had a record quarter and today’s data further reflects … Continue reading

January 12, 2017
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Comments Off on Latest data from Gartner & IDC shows Mac sales begin to rebound thanks to MacBook Pro refresh

Latest data from Gartner & IDC shows Mac sales begin to rebound thanks to MacBook Pro refresh

The fourth quarter of 2016 was a big one for Apple as the company dramatically refresh its outdated MacBook Pro lineup with an all-new Touch Bar, updated specifications, and a refreshed design. With the release of the new MacBook Pros, the … Continue reading