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Microsoft probing if Exchange attack is inside job, Feds shoring up security | AppleInsider

Microsoft probing if Exchange attack is inside job, Feds shoring up security | AppleInsider

   Microsoft is investigating whether a potential leak made the Exchange server attacks worse as the Biden Administration outlined plans to beef up government cybersecurity. The technology giant is specifically launching a probe examining whether "sensitive information" was leaked through private disclosures that Microsoft made with some of its security partners, The Wall Street Journal . More specifically, the company is investigating whether proof-of-concept code that sent privately by Microsoft to members of its Microsoft Active Protections Program (MAPP) was leaked, either intentionally...

Mar 15
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Chip shortages affecting Qualcomm's ability to produce Android processors | AppleInsider

Chip shortages affecting Qualcomm's ability to produce Android processors | AppleInsider

   Qualcomm is reportedly struggling to meet demand for processor silicon used in Android devices as a global chip shortage spreads across the electronics industry. Demand for Qualcomm chips have soared in 2021 as Android makers close in on market share left by Huawei in the wake of . However, Qualcomm is finding it hard to meet the demand, partly because of a shortage of subcomponents used in its application processors. Because of that, Samsung is currently experiencing a shortage of Snapdragon chips, according to Reuters. That could impact production of mid- and low-end Samsung models,...

Mar 12
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Twitter says iOS 14 privacy feature will have 'modest impact' on revenue | AppleInsider

Twitter says iOS 14 privacy feature will have 'modest impact' on revenue | AppleInsider

 By1 hour ago  Twitter says it expects Apple's App Tracking Transparency privacy feature to have a "modest impact" on its revenue when released this spring. In its fourth-quarter earnings result Tuesday, Twitter said it expects revenue to grow faster than expenses in 2021 if the pandemic situation improves. It added that it has taken into account the effect that Apple's upcoming privacy feature will have on its bottom line. Apple is set to release a new privacy feature in an upcoming version of iOS 14 dubbed . It will require developers to get user permission before tracking them across...

Feb 9
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Apple Health data used to convict man in wife's death | AppleInsider

Apple Health data used to convict man in wife's death | AppleInsider

 By1 hour ago  An Alabama man has been convicted of manslaughter in the death of his wife after police used app data from his iPhone to contradict his alibi. Jeff West, 47, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for the death of his wife, 42-year-old Kat West, according to . Kat West died from a blow to the head delivered by her husband, the jury found. Jeff West has maintained his innocence for more than three years since her death in January 2018. The Health app on his iPhone, however, told a different story. West had told police that he fell asleep around 10:30 p.m. on Jan. 12, 2018 and...

Feb 9
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Tim Cook calls out Facebook's business model, says it leads to 'violence,' 'polarization' | AppleInsider

Tim Cook calls out Facebook's business model, says it leads to 'violence,' 'polarization' | AppleInsider

 By1 day ago  Apple CEO strongly condemned business models reliant on harvesting user data, saying that prioritizing engagement above all else leads to misinformation, mistrust, and even real-world violence. The Apple chief executive gave the opening address during a panel at the European Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) conference Thursday. During his talk, he touched on a variety of issues, including Apple's privacy efforts and the dangers of business models that rely on harvesting user data. "As I've said before, if we accept as normal that everything in our lives can be...

Jan 28
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Lawsuit claims Apple facilitates, benefits from illegal gambling on the App Store | AppleInsider

Lawsuit claims Apple facilitates, benefits from illegal gambling on the App Store | AppleInsider

 By1 hour ago  Apple has been hit with a lawsuit claiming that it hosts, facilities, and benefits from an illegal gambling enterprise on the . The complaint, lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, takes aim at free-to-play social casino apps that allow users to buy in-game currency with real money. Like real slot machines and casinos, the lawsuit alleges that social casino apps are "extraordinarily profitable and high addictive." Unlike real casinos, however, it also notes that users cannot cash out chips for real money. While the lawsuit focuses on...

Jan 25
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Apple supplier Lens Technology accused of using forced labor in China | AppleInsider

Apple supplier Lens Technology accused of using forced labor in China | AppleInsider

 By8 hours ago  Apple supplier Lens Technology has joined a growing list of companies that have been accused of using forced labor in its manufacturing facilities. According to documents uncovered by the Tech Transparency Project and with The Washington Post, "thousands" of Uighur workers from the Muslim-majority region of Xinjiang were sent to work for Lens Technology. An Apple spokesperson denied the report, stating in a statement that Lens Technology "has not received any labor transfers of Uighur workers from Xinjiang." He added that the company has a "zero tolerance" policy for forced...

Dec 29
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FTC investigating privacy practices of YouTube, Amazon, Facebook & other platforms | AppleInsider

FTC investigating privacy practices of YouTube, Amazon, Facebook & other platforms | AppleInsider

 By4 hours ago  The Federal Trade Commission has launched a probe of the privacy and data policies of major tech platforms like YouTube, Facebook, and TikTok owner ByteDance. The probe, by the agency on Monday, asks for a slew of information and documents from Amazon, ByteDance, Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Discord, Reddit, and Snap, Inc. Other tech companies, like Apple and YouTube parent company Google, were left off of the list. The study appears aimed at figuring out what tech companies learn about their users and what they do with that data. In launching the inquiry, the FTC is using...

Dec 14
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Apple said to be among US companies lobbying against Uighur forced labor bill | AppleInsider

Apple said to be among US companies lobbying against Uighur forced labor bill | AppleInsider

 By1 week ago  Major U.S. companies, reportedly including Apple, are lobbying against a new piece of legislation that seeks to prevent forced labor in China. The bill, the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, levies sanctions on human rights violators and prevents imports of goods manufactured in the predominantly Muslim region of Xinjiang unless companies can guarantee they weren't produced by imprisoned or coerced workers. As of November, estimates indicate that China has forced nearly one million Uighur Muslims into internment camps. According to a in The Washington Post, a group of U.S....

Nov 20
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European Parliament votes to facilitate consumer right to repair | AppleInsider

European Parliament votes to facilitate consumer right to repair | AppleInsider

 By3 days ago  The European Parliament on Wednesday voted to support the right of consumers to repair their own phones, tablets, laptops and other devices without going through the companies that produced them. The resolution, a report of recommendations to facilitate the right to repair, was passed with 395 votes in favor and 94 against, with 207 abstentions. As Euronews , it's only an advisory report, and it's still up to the European Commission to issue actual proposals. "By adopting this report, the European Parliament sent a clear message: harmonized mandatory labelling indicating...

Nov 25
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