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Flaw in Zoom's Mac client allows websites to turn on user cameras without permission

07/08/2019, 10:07 pm

A security researcher on Monday revealed a zero-day flaw -- and the questionable use of a local host server -- in the Mac client of popular video conferencing service Zoom that allows websites to force a user into a call with their camera enabled.

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Apple heads to Sun Valley 2019 conference as Apple TV+ launch looms

07/08/2019, 11:07 am

This week Apple executives are once more slated to attend Allen & Co.'s annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, where they will hobnob with fellow corporate leaders from companies like Amazon, Facebook, Disney, and AT&T.

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Apple I manual expected to fetch over $10,000 at auction

07/08/2019, 10:07 am

A manual for Apple's very first computer, the Apple-1, is currently up for auction, with the rare 12-page document forecast to sell for over $10,000.

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Mozilla teases launch of Apple News+ competitor

07/06/2019, 01:07 pm

Mozilla, creator of the Firefox web browser, has begun testing the waters regarding a paid news subscription service it plans to offer later this year.

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Ive replacement Jeff Williams 'more visible' in product creation than CEO Cook

07/05/2019, 11:07 am

COO Jeff Williams -- who's taking over for exiting design chief Jony Ive -- is typically "more visible" in product development than CEO Tim Cook, a report said on Friday.

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Apple's India retail plans could speed up under new sourcing rules

07/05/2019, 08:07 am

Apple could have an easier time opening its first stores in India, a long-time goal of the iPhone producer, after the country's finance minister advised a local sourcing requirement will be eased to encourage more foreign investment.

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Apple paid Samsung estimated $683M in Q2 for missing OLED purchase target

07/04/2019, 11:07 pm

Samsung on Friday released a bleak earnings forecast for its second fiscal quarter of 2019, projecting operating profits more than halved from last year due to ongoing weakness in the company's bread-and-butter memory chip business.

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Apple's Irish tax escrow investments lost 16M euro in 2018

07/04/2019, 11:07 am

Ireland's investment of escrowed back taxes paid by Apple on the orders of the European Commission are not performing as well as they could be, with a report claiming the fund declined in value by 16 million euros last year.

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Google, Facebook under investigation in UK for abusing market power

07/03/2019, 09:07 pm

Silicon Valley monoliths Google and Facebook are once again facing government scrutiny over potential abuses of market power, with the UK's Competition and Markets Authority taking aim at the companies in a wide-reaching probe into online advertising platforms.

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Apple's iPhone privacy ad campaign continues with new billboards

07/03/2019, 08:07 pm

Apple recently erected new billboard advertisements in Canada to promote what has become an intense focus on consumer data privacy, continuing a campaign launched at CES 2019 in January.

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Apple issues second macOS Catalina, tvOS 13 public betas for testing

07/03/2019, 06:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday pushed out a second beta versions of its upcoming macOS Catalina and tvOS 13 operating systems, offering users a chance to test out the latest and greatest Mac and Apple TV features before they go live this fall.

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Judge denies Qualcomm request to stay FTC antitrust ruling enforcement

07/03/2019, 04:07 pm

An attempt by Qualcomm to delay an antitrust ruling against the chip producer from being enforced has been shut down by District Judge Lucy Koh, at the same time as striking a variety of evidence from the record used by Qualcomm to state its case.

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Laurene Powell Jobs joins Leonardo DiCaprio to form Earth Alliance

07/03/2019, 11:07 am

Laurene Powell Jobs, billionaire philanthropist and wife of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is partnering with actor Leonardo DiCaprio and investor Brian Sheth for Earth Alliance, a philanthropic effort to help fight threats to the environment and to promote conservation.

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HomePod 'Hey Siri' responses to AirPods ad prompts complaints

07/03/2019, 10:07 am

Apple device owners are complaining about the company's latest AirPods commercial, as a version of the ad spot triggers Siri in HomePods due to the actor saying the verbal prompt 'Hey Siri.'

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Samsung reportedly completes Galaxy Fold redesign, release date still unknown

07/03/2019, 12:07 am

Samsung has reportedly finished a redesign of its Galaxy Fold smartphone following an ignominious pre-launch promotional campaign that saw pre-release review hardware fail in droves.

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Corel, recent buyer of virtualization software firm Parallels, acquired by private equity firm KKR

07/02/2019, 11:07 pm

Longtime software maker Corel, which in December purchased popular cross-platform virtualization software maker Parallels, was itself recently acquired by private equity firm KKR, according to a report Tuesday.

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Apple's latest transparency report includes government demands for App Store removals, redacted NSLs

07/02/2019, 10:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday published its transparency report for the six-month period ending in December 2018, revealing for the first time government requests to remove apps from the App Store and redacted national security letters dating back to 2016.

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Apple joins over 200 businesses calling on Supreme Court to favor LGBT labor protections

07/02/2019, 02:07 pm

Apple has joined the ranks of over 200 corporations behind an amicus filing with the U.S. Supreme Court, calling on justices to find that existing sex discrimination laws protect LGBT workers as well.

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Apple working on retractable bumpers for 'Project Titan' self-driving car

07/02/2019, 08:07 am

Apple's 'Project Titan' could have retractable bumpers on both ends of the vehicle, contracting away to make parking in confined spaces easier, but automatically extending outwards to protect the car while it is being driven in traffic.

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Samsung expected to unveil Galaxy Note 10 at Unpacked event on Aug. 7

07/01/2019, 10:07 pm

Samsung on Monday invited press to attend an Unpacked media event in New York on Aug. 7, where the Korean tech giant is expected to unveil its next-generation Galaxy Note 10 phablet.

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