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January 29, 2019
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Apple says it has taken Group FaceTime offline in attempt to resolve calling exploit

Following the exposure of a major FaceTime security hole earlier today, Apple has now taken Group FaceTime completely offline. This comes after the company said a fix for the FaceTime calling bug is coming “later this week,” but failed to … Continue reading

September 3, 2018
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Five-country group including U.S. calls for encryption back doors, says privacy not absolute

The privacy of Internet users "is not absolute, according to a statement from a five-country coalition that includes the United States following a meeting about security, with the overall theme demanding technology companies to make social networks and messaging services … Continue reading

August 7, 2018
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Apple joins ‘The Thread Group,’ opening up the possibility of more advanced HomeKit tech

Apple today has joined the smart home-dedicated group The Thread Group. While Apple’s extent of involvement in the group is unclear at this point, the company is now listed as a “member” on The Thread Group website… more… 9to5Mac

December 21, 2017
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Universal Music Group and Facebook sign multi-year licensing agreement

Music giant Universal Music Group has today announced a new “multi-year” licensing agreement with Facebook that will expand across the social company’s product line. The move will soon bring UMG’s music catalog to Facebook, Instagram, and Oculus. The news follows … Continue reading

December 3, 2017
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Comments Off on Activist group occupies French Apple stores in protest of unpaid Irish taxes

Activist group occupies French Apple stores in protest of unpaid Irish taxes

An activist organization staged a series of protests at French Apple stores on Saturday, calling on the company to pay the $ 15.5 billion in back taxes the Irish government has been ordered to collect by the European Commission. AppleInsider … Continue reading

August 3, 2017
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Tech group representing Apple rebukes proposed GOP immigration bill

Senate Republicans, with the backing of President Donald Trump, on Wednesday introduced a bill designed to drastically reduce legal immigration levels in the U.S., but the proposed act is already under fire from a technology industry lobbying group. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

July 6, 2017
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Apple developers join WebVR Community Group ahead of macOS High Sierra w/ VR support

As Apple continues to increase its focused on mixed reality experiences, the company has recently joined the WebVR Community Group. WebVR is an initiative that aims to make virtual reality content viewable by everyone, regardless of browser or device… more… … Continue reading

March 24, 2017
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Report verifies some iCloud credentials held by hacker group as valid

A hacker group attempting to hold Apple ransom with claims it has hundreds of millions of iCloud credentials in its possession recently sent a batch of 54 UK-based accounts for testing, all of which were deemed legitimate. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 23, 2017
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Apple denies allegations a hacker group is holding 600M iCloud accounts for ransom

Apple has responded to claims that a hacker group obtained access to more than 600 million iCloud accounts. In a statement to Fortune, Apple said that there have not been any breaches to its systems and that its user data … Continue reading

January 21, 2017
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Comments Off on Sketchy rumor claims iOS 11 will bring long overdue group FaceTime calling

Sketchy rumor claims iOS 11 will bring long overdue group FaceTime calling

iOS 11 may finally deliver a highly requested FaceTime feature, according to a new rumor. The Verifier which is a technology blog out of Israel claims Apple is planning to include group video calling for FaceTime starting with iOS 11 later this year. … Continue reading