Apple Day – Apple, iPod, iPad, iPhone, iTouch, iMac, iBook

March 14, 2019
by admin
Comments Off on ‘Privacy. That’s iPhone’ ad campaign launches, highlights Apple’s stance on user protection

‘Privacy. That’s iPhone’ ad campaign launches, highlights Apple’s stance on user protection

The new Apple "Privacy. That’s iPhone" ad campaign has debuted, highlighting the company’s stance on user privacy and protections. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 18, 2019
by admin
Comments Off on Major data broker Acxiom backs Tim Cook’s call for data privacy regulations

Major data broker Acxiom backs Tim Cook’s call for data privacy regulations

Responding to Apple CEO Tim Cook’s crusade for strict data privacy regulations in the U.S., Acxiom, a premiere data broker, said it supports a unified set of laws governing data sharing practices while at the same time denying it is … Continue reading

January 5, 2019
by admin
Comments Off on Apple plasters privacy ad on billboard near Las Vegas Convention Center ahead of CES

Apple plasters privacy ad on billboard near Las Vegas Convention Center ahead of CES

Though Apple is not scheduled to make an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week, the company is using the event as an opportunity to push its message on privacy and has purchased a large billboard … Continue reading

November 28, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Tim Cook may get that US privacy legislation he’s expecting in 2019

Tim Cook may get that US privacy legislation he’s expecting in 2019

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s expectation that tech giants will be subjected to privacy regulations may soon become a reality, with a pair of U.S. Senators working on a bipartisan bill mandating the protection of consumer data that could be drafted … Continue reading

September 26, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Apple fully endorses federal privacy legislation, Bud Tribble tells US Senate hearing

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 … Continue reading

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

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

May 25, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Comment: Apple’s example shows how Europe’s new privacy law will benefit people worldwide

Comment: Apple’s example shows how Europe’s new privacy law will benefit people worldwide

Europe’s tough new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), came into force today. It provides the strongest protections the world has ever seen for customer and user data. Even Apple – a company famed for its respect for customer … Continue reading

May 23, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates with your account, from Apple ID info, App Store activity, AppleCare history to data stored in iCloud like photos and … Continue reading

March 26, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Large-scale polls show low level of trust in Facebook privacy as firm apologizes with full-page ads

Large-scale polls show low level of trust in Facebook privacy as firm apologizes with full-page ads

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has run full-page newspaper ads apologizing for the privacy breach that allowed a researcher to collect user data that was later used by Cambridge Analytica to help elect Trump. Fallout so far has included investigations in the … Continue reading

March 24, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Tim Cook speaks out on Cambridge Analytica debacle, calls for stricter consumer privacy safeguards

Tim Cook speaks out on Cambridge Analytica debacle, calls for stricter consumer privacy safeguards

Speaking at the China Development Forum, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about about Facebook’s misuse of customer data, and sounded the call for stricter rules across the board on what companies are allowed to do with harvested information. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

December 4, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s Cook talks privacy, AI & App Store revenues at China’s World Internet Conference

Apple’s Cook talks privacy, AI & App Store revenues at China’s World Internet Conference

Speaking on Sunday at the World Internet Conference — organized by the Cybersecurity Administration of China — Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed a variety of topics, including sensitive ones that risked offending the pro-censorship Chinese government. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 4, 2017
by admin
Comments Off on President Trump officially signs resolution to overturn FCC Internet privacy rules

President Trump officially signs resolution to overturn FCC Internet privacy rules

As expected, President Trump today signed a resolution that will repeal Obama-era Internet privacy regulations. The move comes following the resolution passing the Senate and the House, despite calls from privacy advocates that it would allow ISPs to sell the … Continue reading

October 26, 2016
by admin
Comments Off on Tim Cook: ‘We Don’t Buy’ the Need to Give Up Privacy for AI

Tim Cook: ‘We Don’t Buy’ the Need to Give Up Privacy for AI

During today’s fourth quarter 2016 earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook was asked about Siri, artificial intelligence, home assistants vs. mobile assistants, and balancing AI with security, which led to some interesting new insights into Siri’s popularity and Apple’s privacy … Continue reading

December 2, 2015
by admin
Comments Off on US Congress, corporations get behind Email Privacy Act to shield online communications from searches

US Congress, corporations get behind Email Privacy Act to shield online communications from searches

A proposed bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, the Email Privacy Act, would overhaul 1986’s Electronic Communication Privacy Act and require that law enforcement obtain a search warrant before reading online correspondence. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 20, 2015
by admin
Comments Off on Tim Cook Talks Apple Watch, iPhone 6s, Apple TV, Cars, Privacy, and More at WSJDLive

Tim Cook Talks Apple Watch, iPhone 6s, Apple TV, Cars, Privacy, and More at WSJDLive

Apple CEO Tim Cook is on stage for the opening night of the WSJDLive conference in Palm Springs, California, with Wall Street Journal editor Gerry Baker interviewing Cook about a variety of topics. Live coverage of the interview is being … Continue reading