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Secure WhatsApp found to not be completely eradicating chat transcripts

07/29/2016, 11:33:01 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

The end-to-end encrypted WhatsApp service is leaving traces of previously deleted chats behind in device storage, making forensic retrieval possible through physical device access or a warrant served on Apple for an iCloud backup.

Apple's Ivan Krstic to give 'behind the scenes' iOS security talk at Black Hat USA

07/28/2016, 04:17:50 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple's head of Security Engineering and Architecture will go into "unprecedented technical detail" on iOS security during a talk at this year's Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas, including new technology coming with iOS 10.

Apple services will be size of Fortune 100 company by 2017, Cook says

07/26/2016, 10:08:28 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple CEO Tim Cook during a quarterly investor conference call on Tuesday said he expects his company's services sector, which continues to exhibit growth despite slumping iPhone sales, to generate revenues equivalent to that of a Fortune 100 company next year.

Hacker who targeted celebrity Apple and Google accounts sentenced six months in prison

07/23/2016, 02:28:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

An Oregon man who earlier this year pleaded guilty to hacking into Apple and Google email accounts, including a number owned by unnamed celebrities, was sentenced to six months in prison this week.

US appeals court vacates Apple win in Unwired Planet patent suit

07/22/2016, 08:10:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on Friday handed down an opinion vacating in part a 2015 summary judgment that found Apple not in infringement of certain cellular and voice recognition patents, claims of which originate from a string of "kitchen sink" patent lawsuits leveled by non-practicing entity Unwired Planet.

Apple hit with lawsuit targeting AppleCare+ refurbished devices

07/20/2016, 05:24:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

A class action suit filing in California complains that "refurbished" service stock replacements doled out by Apple in exchange for damaged devices to AppleCare+ service plan holders are not functionally the same as new.

BlackBerry CEO says Apple's security stance puts company over 'greater good'

07/20/2016, 11:33:39 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Despite having similar on-device encryption and claiming to protect users' data vigorously, BlackBerry CEO John Chen slammed Apple chief Tim Cook in a Tuesday sppech, sugesting that Cook was putting his company's reputation "above the greater good."

Despite 9% growth, Microsoft Surface sales remain stuck at around 1M units

07/19/2016, 09:39:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Microsoft announced quarterly operating profits of just $3.1 billion on revenues of $20.6 billion, hit hard by slow sales of Office, a 17 percent drop in cloud profits, an $870 million decline from Windows Phone and tepid Surface sales that grew by 9 percent year over year but remained below $1 billion.

Apple's iOS App Store now generating 4x revenues per app vs Android Google Play

07/19/2016, 04:36:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

A new report examining mobile app revenues shows strong growth for Apple in China and from music and video streaming titles, and another big jump in the revenue lead that its iOS App Store maintains over Android's Google Play.

Apple Music shifting to iTunes Match 'acoustic fingerprinting' method of song ID

07/18/2016, 03:20:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Changes are being made behind the scenes to iTunes Music's library matching and streaming algorithms, allowing for more accurate determination of what songs the user owns, and preventing inadvertent destruction of music libraries.

Video: See all the best new features in Apple's macOS Sierra

07/15/2016, 11:59:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's forthcoming macOS Sierra update will focus on continuity and iCloud, further blurring the lines between the company's Mac lineup and its portable devices, like iPhone and iPad. AppleInsider offers a closer look at what's new in macOS Sierra.

Spark developer says some users locked out of Apple IDs, blames own servers

07/15/2016, 09:41:03 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A number of users of the popular email app Spark reported being locked out of their Apple IDs overnight, something developer Readdle later linked to server upgrades it was making.

This week on AI: No more 16GB iPhones, iOS 10 & macOS Sierra betas & more

07/09/2016, 06:22:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Even with summer doldrums in full effect, there was still plenty of news to go around -- including the first public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, and word that Apple is finally ditching 16 gigabyte iPhones.

Second hacker pleads guilty to role in celebrity iCloud, Gmail phishing scheme

07/04/2016, 06:21:02 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A Chicago man implicated in a phishing scheme targeting more than 300 iCloud and Google Gmail users, including the personal accounts of numerous Hollywood celebrities, faces up to five years in federal prison after signing a plea deal last week.

Apple gives away iPhone drawing app 'Procreate Pocket' through Apple Store app

06/30/2016, 02:20:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple selected popular iPhone drawing app Procreate Pocket as its latest paid app giveaway on Wednesday, making the former App Store Editors Choice and App Store Best of 2015 title available for free from the Apple Store app for iOS.

Apple to reveal fiscal Q3 2016 earnings on July 26

06/27/2016, 09:01:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Monday announced plans to release a quarterly earnings report for the third fiscal quarter of 2016 on July 26, which is to be detailed in a following investors conference call.

Apple's iTunes, App Store, iBooks Store suffer unscheduled downtime [ux2]

06/24/2016, 06:58:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Customers looking to purchase apps, music or e-books through found themselves out of luck on Friday as a handful of Apple's internet services were hit by an hours-long outage, the third such downtime to hit Apple's services this month.

Inside APFS: new Apple File System detailed at WWDC to replace HFS+ in 2017

06/23/2016, 07:16:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The new Apple File System announced at WWDC highlights how the company is planning for the future. Here's a look under the hood at what the company will use to replace HFS+ on Macs, iOS, Apple Watch and Apple TV.

Ex-Apple employees aim to revolutionize open-source network standards

06/22/2016, 04:44:19 PM, Posted By David Silverberg

A team of ex-Apple employees, led by former global data center network manager Jason Forrester, are aiming to overturn the ancient regime of proprietary standards for basic switches and routers and replace it with truly open-source standards that any user can customize.

Inside iOS 10: Control Center expands to three panes, offering quick access to Music & Home

06/22/2016, 09:54:18 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple's quick-access Control Center has seen a number of significant improvements in iOS 10, most notably the ability to swipe over for new menus dedicated specifically to music controls and smart home accessories.