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UK proposes creating regulator to fine tech firms slow to take down harmful online content

04/08/2019, 10:04 am

Apple and other tech companies may face fines and have their services blocked if they are not able to handle harmful online contact in an effective manner, the United Kingdom government has suggested, proposing the creation of a regulator that could create new rules social networks and other online entities should follow concerning terrorist messages and abuse images.

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Survey claims 86 percent of US teens plan to choose iPhone as next smartphone

04/08/2019, 08:04 am

A newly-published survey of 8,600 U.S. teens found that a higher number than ever, 86 percent, are hoping to make Apple's iPhone their next smartphone.

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How to block spam calls, texts, and social media messages on your iPhone

04/05/2019, 10:04 am

You know how to use messaging and emails, and you use them to get things done, but far too many just want to sell you things or annoy you with them. Here's how to get persistent callers and emailers out of your hair so that you can get some work done.

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Huawei punishes staff with pay cuts for marketing tweet sent via iPhone

01/04/2019, 09:01 am

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has issued harsh punishments to two of its staff in the aftermath of New Year's Day marketing tweet sent out with the label "via Twitter for iPhone."

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Justice and governance can be blind, but willful tech ignorance by them is hurting us

12/14/2018, 11:12 am

Our leaders and politicians don't have to be IT experts but they shouldn't be making decisions on topics they don't even attempt to understand.

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Apple endorses federal privacy legislation at U.S. Senate hearing

09/26/2018, 12:09 pm

In a U.S. Senate committee hearing Wednesday, Apple's vice president of software technology, Guy "Bud" Tribble, stated Apple's support for legislation, while agreeing that the Federal Trade Commission should hold regulatory authority.

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Apple iPhone reveal event expected to stream on Twitter on Sept. 12

08/30/2018, 10:08 am

A new report says the event, expected to feature new iPhones, will take place on the 12th, and will be the first Apple event to stream live on Twitter.

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Your favorite Twitter clients are about to get less useful

08/15/2018, 10:08 pm

Twitter is scheduled to modify its API on Thursday, deprecating features in a move that significantly degrades the performance and utility of third-party clients like popular iOS and macOS app Tweetbot.

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Factory-reset iPhone impedes Philadelphia 76ers Twitter scandal investigation

06/07/2018, 03:06 pm

The Philadelphia 76ers general manager has resigned after controversy involving his wife's anonymous Twitter accounts sharing inside info on team matters.

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Apple strips Facebook & Twitter integration from macOS Mojave

06/06/2018, 10:06 am

Continuing a policy that began with iOS 11, Apple has apparently stripped out integration of third-party accounts in macOS Mojave beyond email and calendar services.

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Tim Cook spends time with scholarship winners ahead of WWDC

06/03/2018, 11:06 pm

On the evening before WWDC 2018, Tim Cook Tweeted out a short video showing him meeting with some of the student scholarship winners, and the projects they are currently working on.

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Get a reminder to watch next week's WWDC 2018 keynote from Apple's Twitter account

06/01/2018, 12:06 am

Need a handy reminder to watch Apple's upcoming WWDC keynote? You can now schedule an automated alert to arrive via Twitter before the event next Monday simply by retweeting a post Apple promoted on the microblogging service.

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Flitter is a beautiful Twitter client for iPhone that needs a few more features

05/11/2018, 10:05 pm

Flitter is a new minimalist Twitter client for iPhone that offers an alternative to Twitter's standalone app, but does it bring enough to the table to unseat leading third-party titles Twitterrific and Tweetbot

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Twitter urges all 336M users to reset passwords due to hashing bug

05/03/2018, 06:05 pm

Twitter on Thursday issued a security alert recommending its 336 million users change their passwords, the result of an apparent bug that caused some codes to be stored unprotected on an internal log.

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Paid as a brand ambassador by Huawei, Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot tweets from iPhone

04/26/2018, 08:04 am

Huawei paid Gal Gadot to tweet out her affection for its Mate 10 Pro smartphone, but the Wonder Woman star sent it via her iPhone, the latest in a long line of celebrity endorsements for Android that revealed they were really iOS users.

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Hands on: Twitterrific 5.2.4 will make you like Twitter on the Mac again

03/05/2018, 10:03 am

In the wake of Twitter killing the official Mac app, there's going to be a power vacuum -- and Twitterrific can, and does, fill it.

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With Twitter for Mac dead, here are the best alternatives for tweeting via macOS

03/01/2018, 01:03 pm

If you've been using Twitter for Mac, it's time to shop around. Twitter's recent announcement it would no longer offer its app for download in the Mac App Store or support existing downloads beyond March has Twitter app-loving Mac users scrambling for a replacement.

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Twitter adds new sharing options including DMs & bookmarks

02/28/2018, 02:02 pm

Twitter on Wednesday began rolling out a new "share" icon in its iPhone and iPad apps, expanding the ways people can pass tweets around.

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Tim Cook publicly commemorates the 63rd birthday of Steve Jobs with a Tweet

02/24/2018, 01:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook used Twitter to celebrate Steve Jobs' birthday, using one of the founder's own quotes.

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Twitter shuts down official Twitter for Mac app

02/16/2018, 06:02 pm

Ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter on Friday announced an imminent end to its native Mac client, saying the change comes as part of efforts to maintain a consistent user experience across all platforms.

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