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Topic: General

PSA: You cannot stop Instagram or Facebook from using your photos with a post

08/21/2019, 04:08 pm

Celebrities and other online personalities are unwittingly circulating a hoax claiming Instagram is changing its privacy policy, one that can supposedly avoided by publicly posting the statement, with it being the latest incarnation of a chain message that has existed for years.

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President Trump praises Tim Cook's communication skills

08/21/2019, 02:08 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been praised by President Donald Trump as a 'great executive,' due to how Cook contacts Trump over major political and business issues directly, a technique that other company leaders do not attempt.

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Apple delays policy to limit third-party tracking in kids apps, fields developer concerns

08/20/2019, 10:08 pm

Apple earlier this year announced plans to limit third-party tracking technology in kids apps as part of an initiative to protect youngsters from unwanted advertisements, but the company has delayed those plans as it works to get developers up to speed with the new regulations.

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DOJ working with state attorneys general on big tech probe

08/20/2019, 08:08 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice is consulting a group of state attorneys general on what promises to be a wide-ranging antitrust probe into major technology industry firms Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

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Apple creates Swift tutorial for Girls Who Code non-profit

08/20/2019, 07:08 pm

Apple is partnering with young women's non-profit Girls Who Code to deliver a specialized Swift tutorial serving students from sixth through 12th grades, it was announced on Tuesday.

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Apple buys two Cupertino city center office buildings for $290M

08/20/2019, 04:08 pm

Apple is continuing to cement its position as a major part of Cupertino, with the iPhone maker expanding its real estate portfolio with the purchase of two office buildings within the Cupertino City Center district for $290 million.

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Apple Card is now accepting applications in the United States

08/20/2019, 09:08 am

Apple on Tuesday officially launched Apple Card, its branded credit card created in partnership with Goldman Sachs, with customers in the United States now able to apply from their iPhones without an invitation, and use their account the same day once accepted.

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'Project Titan' Apple Car may have wide sliding doors and an adaptive stability system

08/20/2019, 08:08 am

Apple's 'Project Titan' self-driving car could include course-correction systems to assist with bad weather or road conditions, while sliding doors could have extra sensors to ensure they adapt to open as widely as possible, despite the presence of obstacles.

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States pushing forward on antitrust investigation of Apple, Google, Facebook, others

08/20/2019, 06:08 am

Following a July planning meeting with U.S. Attorney General William Barr, individual states appear poised to launch their own antitrust investigations of big tech sooner rather than later.

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Apple TV+ to reportedly launch in November for $9.99 a month

08/19/2019, 08:08 pm

A report on Monday puts a date to Apple's upcoming Apple TV+ launch, saying current plans are to launch the subscription service in November for a monthly fee of $9.99.

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Apple earmarks more than $6B for Apple TV+ shows in push to catch competitors

08/19/2019, 07:08 pm

A report on Monday claims Apple's budget for Apple TV+ has ballooned to more than $6 billion as it invests in an original content library to compete against streaming stalwarts.

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Ivory, Moss, & Navy Powerbeats Pro on sale from August 22

08/19/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple will start sales of three new colors of the Beats Powerbeats Pro starting from next week with options of Navy, Ivory, and Moss joining the roster alongside the existing Black in preorder from August 22 via its online store.

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Apple technologies have created 325,000 jobs in South Korea

08/19/2019, 09:08 am

Apple Korea has revealed its local employment figures for the first time ever, prompted by increasing calls for multinational tech giants to increase transparency about their profits and taxes in South Korea.

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Sonos 'Move' portable Bluetooth speaker and dock images leak

08/19/2019, 08:08 am

The first images of what Sonos' first attempt at a portable Bluetooth speaker have leaked, with the HomePod competitor Sonos 'Move' offering smart speaker abilities while also able to be used both with and separately from an existing Sonos speaker network via the addition of Bluetooth.

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Donate to US National Parks by using Apple Pay at an Apple Store

08/19/2019, 07:08 am

Apple is promoting Apple Pay with a charitable offer to users based in the United States, with a pledge to donate $10 to the National Parks Foundation for customers spending money at Apple Stores using the mobile payments platform until Aug. 25.

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Ikea is 'just getting started' in smart home peripheral market

08/18/2019, 09:08 am

Ikea has announced that it will aggressively grow its burgeoning smart home line that includes HomeKit compatibility, and is creating a daughter company called "Ikea Home smart" to do so.

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Apple launches early access program for Apple Arcade

08/17/2019, 10:08 am

Apple has started an internal employee-only testing round of Apple Arcade, giving them a chance to check out and stress-test the highly anticipated game streaming service.

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Unboxing and activating Apple's titanium Apple Card

08/16/2019, 09:08 pm

Apple is slowly ramping up its Apple Card Preview in anticipation of a wide launch sometime in August, which means U.S. customers lucky enough to be invited -- and accepted -- to the program are receiving physical versions of the card. AppleInsider goes hands on.

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President Trump to dine with Tim Cook, says Apple spending 'vast sums of money' in US

08/16/2019, 07:08 pm

President Donald Trump in a tweet on Friday said he plans to have dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook. The pair have met on multiple occasions to discuss topics ranging business to human rights.

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Apple Music sued by non-practicing entity that also targeted Spotify, Slacker

08/16/2019, 05:08 pm

A non-practicing entity with what appears to be an abysmal track record of leveraging assigned patents to milk money out of popular music streaming services is suing Apple Music, claiming the product infringes on four patents.

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