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Apple's refreshed Privacy website now allows US users to request stored personal data

10/17/2018, 11:10 am

Apple launched a refreshed privacy website on Wednesday, updating the minisite to better educate its customers on how the company works to protect the user's personal data across all of its products and services, as well as opening up a system for US users to request all of their data from Apple.

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Alphabet sued over failing to disclose Google+ privacy vulnerability

10/17/2018, 09:10 am

An investor has launched a lawsuit against Google's parent company, Alphabet, arguing that the company deceived fellow investors by failing to reveal a Google+ bug that could have exposed profile information people didn't set to public.

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Facebook waffles on Portal video chat device privacy, can be used for ad data

10/17/2018, 08:10 am

Facebook's recently launched Portal video calling devices could help the social network target advertising towards its users, it has been revealed, with data collected by the hardware potentially combined with other information for marketing purposes.

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Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla announce plans to deprecate TLS 1.0 and 1.1 in 2020

10/16/2018, 09:10 pm

Four tech industry titans, Apple, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla, this week announced plans to move from Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 to modern, more secure versions of protocol.

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Beats Studio 3 Skyline Wireless headphones debut in new colors with gold trimmings

10/16/2018, 02:10 pm

Apple has revealed that the Beats Studio 3 Wireless headphones are getting a minor update, with three new colors available, all accented with gold trim and branding.

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Google complying with EC ruling by charging Android vendors for Play Store, Google apps

10/16/2018, 02:10 pm

Google will start to charge Android smartphone and tablet producers a licensing fee to include the Google Play Store and other essential apps on devices sold in Europe, as a way to comply with the European Commission's antitrust decision.

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Amazon introduces waterproof Kindle Paperwhite with better display, audiobook support

10/16/2018, 11:10 am

One of Amazon's dedicated e-readers, the Kindle Paperwhite, received a major upgrade on Tuesday, gaining features like waterproofing, an enhanced display, and audiobook support.

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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

10/15/2018, 08:10 pm

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died on Monday after a long bout with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was 65.

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Jony Ive says Apple has 'energy and vitality' and he is nowhere close to done

10/15/2018, 02:10 pm

Apple's chief design officer, Jony Ive, addressed a handful of topics during Wired Magazine's 25th-anniversary event on Monday, including his long-term prospects with the company.

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Adobe announces Photoshop CC for iPad, debuts Premiere Rush CC iMovie competitor and CC updates

10/15/2018, 09:10 am

Adobe unleashed a slew of new software at its MAX 2018 conference on Monday, including cross-platform video editing tool Premiere Rush CC and updates to existing Creative Cloud apps, while announcing a 2019 launch date for a much-rumored iPad version of Photoshop CC.

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Saudi journalist used Apple Watch to record own interrogation and execution, report says [u]

10/12/2018, 08:10 pm

A report out of Turkey on Friday claims journalist Jamal Khashoggi used an Apple Watch to record and upload audio of his own interrogation, beating and execution to iCloud.

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Apple Maps team spotted doing on-foot sensor recon in San Francisco

10/12/2018, 04:10 pm

In what appears to be a first for Apple, data collection for Apple Maps is now being done on foot and not just in vehicles, photos published on Friday reveal.

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Apple urges Australian government not to weaken encryption with backdoors

10/12/2018, 04:10 pm

Apple has submitted its formal response to a draft bill undergoing debate by the Australian government, with the iPhone maker calling for "increasingly stronger - not weaker - encryption" as a way to protect against the growing number of online threats.

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Facebook confirms security breach impacted 30M user accounts

10/12/2018, 01:10 pm

Facebook has issued an update for September's security breach, advising the breach affected 30 million users, 20 million fewer than first thought, as well as revealing the kinds of data the attackers had access to during the incident.

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New Stockholm city council vows to block unpopular Apple store plans

10/12/2018, 11:10 am

Apple's plans for its first store in the Swedish capital of Stockholm may have been dealt a fatal blow, as a newly-elected city council is promising to support residents opposed to a proposed site.

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Kanye West delivers impromptu 'keynote' at Washington Apple store

10/11/2018, 05:10 pm

Following his meeting with President Donald Trump, rapper Kanye West visited an Apple Store in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, where he proceeded to climb atop a display table and deliver a "keynote" to gathered customers.

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Apple begins using smaller Subaru cars to capture Apple Maps data

10/11/2018, 04:10 pm

Apple is reportedly deploying a new vehicle, the Subaru Impreza hatchback, to its fleet of vehicles driving the world to collect first-party Maps data.

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Kanye West pitches Apple-designed Air Force One 'iPlane' replacement in oval office

10/11/2018, 02:10 pm

Outspoken musician Kanye West made the suggestion to President Donald Trump to replace Air Force One with a new hydrogen-powered plane to be worked on by Apple, with the idea shown off via iPhone during an Oval Office meeting.

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Apple spends $4.2m on office space to expand Elk Grove presence

10/11/2018, 12:10 pm

Apple is expanding its facilities in Elk grove, California, adding more office space to complement its existing operations at the campus, with the additional space likely to help expand its AppleCare operations already well-established in the area.

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Future iPhones could automatically detect nuisance callers using spoofed phone numbers

10/11/2018, 08:10 am

Apple is seemingly attempting to combat the problem of phone scammers and other types of nuisance callers, by coming up with a method to detect if the inbound call is using a spoofed number and warning the recipient before they answer.

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