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Disney CEO Bob Iger to step down

02/25/2020, 04:02 pm

Longtime Disney CEO and former Apple board member Bob Iger will relinquish reins to the entertainment giant effective immediately, the company announced on Tuesday.


FTC to issue $1.7M in refunds to victims of tech support scams

02/25/2020, 03:02 pm

Nearly 58,000 people will be receiving refunds after being tricked into believing their computers were infected with viruses and malware, by scammers claiming to be from Apple and Microsoft.


Why Apple will move Macs to ARM, and what consumers get

02/25/2020, 12:02 pm

There are obvious hardware benefits if and when Apple shifts to ARM processors, and also underlying software ones, which mean that the move is going to bring advantages both to the company and to us.


Sonnet adapter brings 5Gb Ethernet to USB-C MacBook owners

02/25/2020, 10:02 am

Sonnet Technologies aims to provide faster wired network connectivity by leveraging Ethernet speeds together with the Solo5G adapter that uses the USB-A, USB-C, or Thunderbolt ports on MacBook.


BOE readies Apple-only OLED lines in anticipation of iPhone orders

02/25/2020, 10:02 am

Chinese display producer BOE is allegedly investing heavily in creating lines for OLED modules intended just for Apple products, in what seems to be BOE's latest attempt to secure orders and become part of the iPhone supply chain.


Foxconn incentivizes employees to return to assembly plants in China

02/25/2020, 08:02 am

In an effort to combat low employee turnout, Foxconn has begun providing incentives for workers to return to assembly plants in Shenzhen and Chengzhou, China.


Netatmo Smart Indoor Camera now supports HomeKit Secure Video

02/25/2020, 07:02 am

Netatmo has finally added support for Apple's HomeKit Secure Video to its Smart Indoor Camera, bringing compatibility for the smart home platform's video feature to the home security and monitoring hardware.


Apple's AR plans include accurate handling of real and virtual objects

02/25/2020, 07:02 am

A new Apple patent describes a system of registering when a user is or is not touching a real object in a virtual space, and doing so with depth measurement from fingertips and calculated from camera angles.


Apple to again skip US congressional hearing on Chinese influence in tech

02/24/2020, 08:02 pm

Apple has for the second time declined to attend a U.S. congressional hearing that would have scrutinized its relationship with China as part of a larger investigation into tech privacy and security.


Apple continues to reopen China retail stores following coronavirus closures

02/24/2020, 07:02 pm

Apple is slowly reopening its fleet of Chinese retail stores after the new coronavirus outbreak forced closures of all outlets in the region earlier in February.


Apple leasing 220,000 square feet of offices in NYC's 11 Penn Plaza

02/24/2020, 03:02 pm

Apple's continued plans to expand in New York City has apparently resulted in signing a new lease, with the iPhone maker taking control of 220,000 square feet of office space near Madison Square Garden.


Apple celebrates International Women's Day with 'She Creates' sessions

02/24/2020, 02:02 pm

Apple encourages female creativity and creation with a new series of "Today at Apple" sessions taking place throughout March.


US backs EU's call for a global digital tax deal

02/24/2020, 12:02 pm

The French government warns that failure to reach a single, international digital tax system would make business hard for firms including Apple -- and the US Treasury agrees.


Safari to reject HTTPS certificates with over thirteen months validity

02/24/2020, 11:02 am

Apple places a hard cap of 398 days on certificate validity lengths, hoping to bolster safer, more secure browsing.


US Supreme Court upholds VirnetX's $439M patent win over Apple

02/24/2020, 10:02 am

Despite a last-minute argument from Apple that the judgment was "exceedingly unjust," the US Supreme Court has refused to allow a further appeal in the company's dispute with VirnetX.


Warren Buffet says he's finally using an Apple iPhone

02/24/2020, 09:02 am

The 89-year-old billionaire Warren Buffet says that he has switched to the latest iPhone after years of using a $20 flip phone, despite years of investing in Apple and describing it as the best business in the world.


Remembering Steve Jobs on what would be his 65th birthday

02/24/2020, 08:02 am

How the circumstances of Steve Jobs's birth, and his decisions over education, would shape both his entire life -- and the entire world through the creation of Apple and the Macintosh.


FCC ordered to take public feedback on net neutrality repeal

02/21/2020, 11:02 am

The Federal Communications Commission is asking for comments from the public about its repeal of net neutrality, but only because it is legally required to do so in the wake of a lawsuit from Mozilla fighting the order - a lawsuit the FCC won.


Samsung installs former finance minister Bahk Jae-wan as board chairman

02/21/2020, 07:02 am

Samsung Electronics has named its new board chairman, former South Korean finance minister Bahk Jae-wan, an appointment aiming to increase transparency and independence following the jailing of his predecessor.


Apple granted restraining order against man who twice trespassed on Tim Cook's property

02/20/2020, 09:02 pm

Recently unearthed court documents reveal Apple filed for, and received, a temporary restraining order against an "aggressive" stalker who harassed and threatened the safety of CEO Tim Cook and other executives.