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September 10, 2019
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Ahead of iOS 13, Facebook publishes blog post defending its use of location data in iOS

iOS 13 is set to be released to the public later this month, and Facebook is looking to get out ahead of some of the changes to location settings in the update. Facebook has published a new blog post detailing … Continue reading

August 26, 2019
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How to conserve your cellular data use on iPhone and iPad

9to5Mac is brought to you by JustAnswer: Connect 1-on-1 with an Apple support Expert to get step-by-step assistance via phone or online chat, 24/7. Try it now.  While “unlimited” data plans have made a return at many carriers, they still … Continue reading

August 8, 2019
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‘Apple Music for Artists’ exits beta, now available to everyone with new iOS app and Shazam data

Last year, Apple launched an “Apple Music for Artists” platform that displayed things like analytical data, milestones, and more. That dashboard, however, was only available via the web and to a small group of artists. All of that changes today, … Continue reading

August 7, 2019
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Apple Watch continues domination of smartwatch industry, new Strategy Analytics data shows

Apple Watch continues to dominate the smartwatch industry, according to new data. During the second quarter of 2019, Strategy Analytics estimates that Apple shipped 5.7 million Apple Watches worldwide. more… The post Apple Watch continues domination of smartwatch industry, new … Continue reading

July 13, 2019
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Tesla requests iCloud data for engineer who allegedly stole Autopilot secrets

Tesla has subpoenaed Apple for access to the iCloud data of an engineer who allegedly stole thousands of Autopilot source code files right before leaving to work at XMotors.ai, the U.S. research branch of China’s Xpeng. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 3, 2019
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iOS 13 beta 3 suggests new wired method for transferring data between devices

Earlier today, Apple released the third developer betas of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS Catalina. While new betas are usually focused mostly on performance improvements and bug fixes, it’s not uncommon for new features to … Continue reading

May 28, 2019
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Apple Maps cars driving across Canada throughout summer to improve maps data

Apple has announced that it will start ground truth surveys in Canada from today. Apple will be driving sensor-equipped car fleets around the country to collect road details, signage and landmarks throughout the year to improve Apple Maps in Canada. … Continue reading

May 25, 2019
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Apple facing class action lawsuit over alleged iTunes & Apple Music data sale

Residents of Rhode Island and Michigan lead the suit, which maintains that Apple profits unjustly by releasing what users play in iTunes and on Apple Music to other companies, and also allowing third-party app developers direct access to what tracks … Continue reading

May 17, 2019
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US cellular carriers say stopped sale of customer location data to third parties

Major U.S. cellular carriers recently confirmed to the Federal Communications Commission that they have, for the most part, stopped selling customer geolocation data to third-party aggregators, a questionable practice first discovered a year ago. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 13, 2019
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Twitter bug in iOS app shared location data with advertisers

Twitter has admitted to its iOS app having privacy issues issues, that iPhone and iPad users may have had their location data collected in instances where multiple accounts were used, data that may have also been unwittingly shared with third-party … Continue reading

April 22, 2019
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Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) has found that most free apps designed to help people quit smoking, or cope with depression, are sharing data with Facebook or Google – and only a third of them properly disclosed that fact in … Continue reading

April 9, 2019
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Apple now offering data migrations for free with new Mac purchases and repairs

Apple has made a nice change to the Mac purchasing experience. Starting this month, the company is no longer charging users for Data Migrations with the purchase of a new Mac. Previously, Apple charged $ 99 for this service. more… … Continue reading

March 28, 2019
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AT&T’s Randall Stephenson discusses HBO’s deal w/ Apple, claims HBO gets viewer data in return

Apple on Monday announced its all-new TV app for Apple TV, including the new “Channels” feature for subscribing to third-party services through the TV app. Apple touts that the TV protects user privacy, but one streaming executive says they still … Continue reading

January 20, 2019
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FTC reportedly planning ‘record-setting’ fine against Facebook for mishandling user data

Following a report last weekend that Germany was planning to punish Facebook, a report from The Washington Post now says the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. is planning “record-setting” fines against the social media giant. The report cites three … Continue reading