Apple decision to skip congressional hearing on China draws swift rebuke

Apple and Chinese app Tik Tok failed to send representatives to a U.S. congressional hearing convened to delve into Chinese influence on the wider tech industry and consumer data, a move that drew swift condemnation from senators eager to draw ties between large firms and the Asian nation. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple fully endorses federal privacy legislation, Bud Tribble tells US Senate hearing

We heard earlier this month that Apple VP Guy ‘Bud’ Tribble would be testifying at a Senate hearing into the possibility of federal privacy legislation – and, as expected, he has told the Senate that Apple is fully in favor of the idea … more… The post Apple fully endorses federal privacy legislation, Bud Tribble […]

Apple brings AirPod-style streaming, Live Listen accessibility to MFi hearing aids

Apple has enhanced its iOS accessibility features for users with hearing impairments, adapting its enhanced Bluetooth-based streaming to Made For iPhone hearing aids while introducing Live Listen, a feature that uses an iPhone’s mic to focus on conversations in loud environments. AppleInsider – Frontpage News