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Apple announces iPhone 13 series, Watch Series 7 and two new iPads

Apple announced the new iPhone 13 series, new version of its wearable Apple Watch and also updated their iPads. iPhone The iPhone 13 comes with a faster A15 chip, a brighter display, and a battery life of up to 2.5 hours longer, and comes in new colours including pink, blue, “midnight starlight” and red. The […]

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Apple rushes to patch spyware that infects iPhones and iPads

Apple has issued a software patch to block so-called “zero-click” spyware that could infect iPhones and iPads. Independent researchers identified the flaw, which lets hackers access devices through the iMessage service even if users do not click on a link or file. The problem affects all of the technology giant’s operating systems, the researchers said. […]

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High amplitude vibrations damage iPhones when mounted on motorbikes: Apple

iPhone owners should beware picking up bad vibrations from powerful motorbikes, as they may damage camera systems, Apple said. The technology giant published a warning that iPhones should not be attached to powerful bikes, MacRumours reported. Engine vibrations can harm phones’ optical-image stabilisation or closed-loop autofocus systems, it says. Owners of scooters and mopeds should […]

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Tim Cook: Apple chief executive awarded over $750 million in payout as he marks 10 years in the job

Tim Cook, the chief executive of Apple received more than five million shares in the technology giant, as he marks ten years in the job. A company filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) watchdog shows that he sold most of the shares for more than $750 million. It is part of a […]

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Apple II manual autographed by Steve Jobs fetches nearly $800,000 at auction

Boston-based RR Auction sold an Apple II manual signed by the company’s late co-founder Steve Jobs for a whopping $787,484. The computer’s 196-page manual is signed and inscribed opposite the Table of Contents: “Julian, Your generation is the first to grow up with computers. Go change the world! steven jobs, 1980.” It’s also signed by […]

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Apple’s transition from a hardware based company to a service based company

American multinational technology company, Apple Inc, is one of the world’s largest tech giants and proudly stands at a market capitalization that is valued at $2.25 trillion is a company that is predominantly into offering technological products and devices has been making its foray into the services segment. Apple over the past few years has […]

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Rights groups ask Apple to drop plan to inspect users devices for abuse images citing privacy

More than 90 policy rights organisations from around the world signed an open letter pushing Apple to abandon plans to check phones or users for child sex abuse images. “Though these capabilities are intended to protect children and to reduce the spread of child sexual abuse material, we are concerned that they will be used […]

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‘Wildly Misunderstood’: Apple regrets confusion over child sex abuse image detection tool

Apple, American technology company announced regret over confusion of its new scanning automated tool that detects child sexual abuse images on iPhones and iPads. On 5 August, the company revealed new image detection software that can alert Apple if known illegal images are uploaded to its iCloud storage. Privacy groups criticised the news, with some […]

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Apple faces criticism over new system that finds child abuse material on users’ devices

Apple is facing criticism over a new system that finds child sexual abuse material (CSAM) on US users’ devices. The technology will search for matches of known CSAM before the image is stored onto iCloud Photos. But there are concerns that the technology could be expanded and used by authoritarian governments to spy on its […]

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Apple to scan customers’ iPhones for child sex abuse images before storing on cloud

Apple announced details of a scan system to find child sexual abuse material (CSAM) on customers’ devices. Before an image is stored onto iCloud Photos, the technology will search for matches of already known CSAM. Apple said that if a match is found a human reviewer will then assess and report the user to law […]

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Google, Apple’s data shadowban to severely impact Facebook’s income

Facebook earned $28 billion in revenue through advertisements for the second quarter of this year and its global ad revenue during the pandemic year totaled to $84.2 billion. This would mean that the social media giant earned at least $32 on an average from every user all over the world in 2020. Facebook witnessed a […]

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Apple posts record earnings in June quarter beating estimates

Apple on Tuesday announced a massive earnings for the three months ended June, thanks to a nearly 50% year-over-year jump in iPhone sales to $39.6 billion. The company posted total quarterly revenue increased 36% to $81.4 billion. “This quarter, our teams built on a period of unmatched innovation by sharing powerful new products with our […]