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Topic: Safari

UK iPhone privacy lawsuit seeks up to $4.29B from Google

05/21/2018, 08:05 am

A U.K. lawsuit against Google for bypassing iPhone Web tracking safeguards now includes 4.4 million people listed as plaintiffs, and is aiming for up to 3.2 billion pounds ($4.29 billion) in damages.

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Google's search payments to Apple could slow in 2018

05/04/2018, 09:05 am

Google's payments to remain the default search option on Apple devices like iPhones and iPads may be set to slow down, a report hinted on Friday.

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More Safari exploits demonstrated at Pwn2Own 2018

03/15/2018, 07:03 pm

The second day of Pwn2Own 2018 saw Apple's Safari exploited twice, with one team completing its attempt within the competition's 30-minute, three-try guidelines, while another group demonstrated a bug in four attempts.

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Safari exploit successfully demonstrated at Pwn2Own 2018

03/14/2018, 10:03 pm

Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative kicked off its annual Pwn2Own hacking competition on Wednesday with two attempts to exploit Apple's Safari web browser, one of which was successful.

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Tips: How to create a PDF of a webpage for offline reading in iOS 11

01/17/2018, 12:01 pm

Though there are certainly alternatives like Pocket, often the simplest way of saving a single page of a webpage for later reading on an iPhone or iPad -- especially if you want to annotate it -- is saving it as a PDF.

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There's a new malicious link that can crash or hang Messages and Safari

01/16/2018, 08:01 pm

Yet another "text bomb" has surfaced, this time in the form of a website that can sometimes cause system crashes or hangups when received through Apple's Messages app on iOS and macOS.

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Watch: Safari 11 Tips and Tricks

01/16/2018, 07:01 pm

Apples web browser, Safari, has been updated to Safari 11 with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra with some pretty impressive updates that might go overlooked by casual users. We round up the best new features in this video.

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Apple's WebKit team helps launch Speedometer 2.0 browser benchmark

01/16/2018, 08:01 am

In partnership with Chromium, Apple's WebKit team has released Speedometer 2.0, an updated benchmark for developers testing the performance of browser engines.

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Apple drops Safari Technology Preview 47 with new APIs, Spectre fixes

01/10/2018, 05:01 pm

A new version of Apple's experimental Safari branch was made available to web professionals late Wednesday, bringing a number of API enhancements and folding in patches for the Spectre vulnerability.

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Ad firms losing 'hundreds of millions' after Apple clamps down on Safari tracking

01/09/2018, 04:01 pm

Online advertising businesses are reportedly losing out on "hundreds of millions of dollars" because of Apple's Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP), introduced to Safari last year.

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December Apple updates fixed 'Meltdown' & 'Spectre' vulnerabilities on older Macs [u]

01/05/2018, 11:01 am

Updates released in early December should already have dealt with "Meltdown" and "Spectre" vulnerabilities on older Intel Macs, according to Apple's release notes -- but a late Friday retraction of the claim has shed some doubt on the situation.

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Google faces UK class action lawsuit over 2012 Safari privacy settings bypass scandal

11/30/2017, 10:11 am

Google faces the prospect of paying out compensation to iPhone owners in the United Kingdom if an attempted class action lawsuit goes against the firm, with a group taking the search giant to court over its bypassing of privacy controls in Safari that took place from 2011 until 2012.

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Video: Speed and resource testing Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on the Mac

11/15/2017, 08:11 pm

Mozilla just released their new Firefox "Quantum" browser with new features including built-in screenshots, a save-for-later feature named Pocket, and a Library that holds all of your pocket saves, bookmarks, browsing history, screenshots and downloads in one spot. AppleInsider compares the new release with Safari, and Google's Chrome.

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Video: Safari credential AutoFill through Face ID on Apple's iPhone X

11/06/2017, 05:11 pm

If you've got iCloud Keychain and Safari's AutoFill turned on, Face ID on the iPhone X will let you quickly log into virtually any website.

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Google reveals higher traffic acquisition payouts, supporting claims of costlier Apple search deal

10/27/2017, 09:10 am

While Google parent company Alphabet beat forecasts in this week's third-quarter results, pulling in $27.77 billion in revenue, the company simultaneously warned of higher traffic acquisition costs -- likely supporting claims that it's paying Apple more to be the default option in Safari search.

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Apple's Safari applies differential privacy to ferret out problematic websites in macOS High Sierra

09/26/2017, 01:09 am

Alongside a new Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature designed to protect user privacy, Apple's latest Safari web browser incorporates differential privacy technology to collect user data in a bid to identify troublesome websites.

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Apple issues Safari 11 update for macOS Sierra & OS X El Capitan

09/19/2017, 03:09 pm

Though it's included by default with the upcoming macOS High Sierra, Apple on Tuesday released Safari 11 for macOS Sierra and OS X El Capitan, giving people early access to the finished browser's features.

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Apple addresses ad industry complaints over Safari tracking prevention feature

09/15/2017, 07:09 pm

In response to advertising industry objections to Safari's new Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature, Apple on Friday explained how the service is a boon for both consumers and ad services who use it responsibly.

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Ad industry complains Apple Safari update is 'unilateral and heavy-handed' against tracking

09/14/2017, 04:09 pm

Six ad industry organizations have crafted an open letter complaining about changes coming to Apple's Safari browser, claiming that a new feature -- "Intelligent Tracking Prevention" -- will hurt both them and the public.

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Spotify drops Web streaming for users of Apple's Safari browser

09/08/2017, 12:09 pm

Streaming music service Spotify has apparently dropped access to its Web Player for users of Apple's Safari, despite it continuing to work on Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Opera.

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