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TikTok election fundraising banned; no monetization for politicians and parties

September 21, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

An announcement this morning has seen all TikTok election fundraising banned by the platform. Politicians and parties will not be able to use the short-form video app to solicit funds for the midterms, and they will also have all forms […]


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Samsung can’t stop talking about the iPhone 14, and it’s getting a little creepy

September 9, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Even before the iPhone 14 was announced on Wednesday, Samsung was already mocking Apple for the lack of “innovation” in the new iPhone models. Now that the iPhone 14 has finally been revealed to the world, the South Korean company […]


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Apple settles lawsuit with developer who exposed multi-million dollar App Store scam

September 1, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

App developer and former Pinterest engineer Kosta Eleftheriou became well known after exposing multiple issues with Apple’s App Store, including million-dollar scams by sketchy developers. Eleftheriou filed a lawsuit against Apple last year, but now the developer and company have […]


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Samsung is already mocking iPhone 14’s lack of ‘innovation’ in ad trolling Apple

September 1, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple will officially announce the iPhone 14 next week, but there won’t be any innovation or new features. At least, that’s what Samsung wants you to believe in its new ad for the Galaxy S22 Ultra and ZFlip4: “This innovation […]


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Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s biggest bet

August 31, 2022

Via: The Verge

Mark Zuckerberg is betting his company’s future on the metaverse — a virtual space in which people interact with each other using avatars and developing AR / VR technology — investing tens of billions of dollars in an attempt to […]


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Apple now lets developers subscribe for more compute hours on Xcode Cloud

August 30, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple this year made Xcode Cloud available to all developers after more than a year in private beta. Now, after already having expanded access to the platform, Apple is letting developers sign on for more compute hours on Xcode Cloud […]


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There’s a wonky number at the core of Elon Musk’s case against Twitter

August 24, 2022

Via: The Verge

Listening to the lawyers representing Elon Musk and Twitter argue over which documents need to be provided as part of legal discovery today, I began to wonder if it is possible to measure anything at all. The arguments centered on […]


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Tim Cook, Jony Ive, and Laurene Powell Jobs will be interviewed at CodeCon 2022 event

August 23, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

CodeCon 2022 has confirmed it will interview a few Apple personalities this year. Apple CEO Tim Cook, former design chief Jony Ive, and Laurene Powell Jobs will join the convention that will take place from September 6 to September 8. […]


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Apple reportedly threatens to fire engineer over viral TikTok

August 16, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is reportedly threatening to fire an employee over her posting a TikTok with iPhone security tips and advice. As first spotted by The Verge, the employee was told that she “breached company policy” by identifying herself as an Apple […]


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Apple Announces That All iPhones Will Run on Renewable Energy by 2030!

August 11, 2022

Via: Tech Times

With the looming climate crisis, several tech companies have been urged to use renewable energies to uphold eco-friendly measures. As one of the most popular tech firms in the world, Apple is planning to use renewable energy for its iPhones, […]


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Ex-Twitter employee convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

August 9, 2022

Via: The Verge

Former Twitter employee Ahmad Abouammo was found guilty of spying for the government of Saudi Arabia, according to a report from Bloomberg. The jury handed down its judgment in a San Francisco federal court on Tuesday, where Abouammo was also […]


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The best burns Twitter’s lawyers deployed to deny Elon Musk’s claims

August 4, 2022

Via: The Verge

So I don’t know entirely what’s in Elon Musk’s counterclaims against Twitter — they are still under seal — but I did get an inkling today, when Twitter dropped its response. It’s spicy! Rather than let Musk get his complaints […]


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iPhone and Android users spend more than 4 hours per day in apps, TikTok tops usage

August 3, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

A report shows that even after the days of lockdowns have long passed, mobile usage is still growing in the US and several other countries. TikTok is the most consumed app worldwide, while Instagram is the most downloaded in Q2 […]


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Apple preps Android switchers for iPhone 14 with new explainer video

August 1, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

In less than two months, Apple will announce the iPhone 14 series. As the company readies for this release, it has recently overhauled the iPhone 13 buying page on its official online store, and now it’s answering the most asked […]


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Apple’s latest controversy: Expanded App Store advertising

August 1, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Depending on how you look at it, Apple may be ramping up ways developers can reach out durectly to customers via its App Store – or building its own business at others’ expense. What Apple is doing Apple has had […]


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Tim Cook says Apple revenue will continue accelerating despite inflation, ‘pockets of softness’

July 28, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has posted its Q3 earnings this afternoon, just beating estimates with $83 billion in revenue for the quarter. Speaking to CNBC, CEO Tim Cook shared thoughts on doing business in the current economic conditions, expectations for growth during the […]


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Apple hires Lamborghini R&D veteran for Apple Car team

July 27, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is pushing ahead with its efforts to expand the team working on Apple Car. A new report from Bloomberg today indicates that Apple has hired Luigi Taraborrelli, a 20-year veteran of the Italian car company Lamborghini. This marks a […]


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Apple reminds book sellers about new tax regulations in British Columbia

July 26, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple on Tuesday sent a reminder to sellers of books with content available in the Apple Books Store about new tax regulations in the Canadian province British Columbia. Remittances for book sales in Canada were reduced by a 7% provincial […]


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Apple settles case over AirPods patent infringement with Koss before trial

July 25, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

After being accused of infringing Koss’s wireless headphone patents, Apple has agreed to settle a lawsuit over AirPods and Beats headphones, said the companies in a court filing Saturday before the scheduled Monday trial. Koss accused Apple of infringing patents […]


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Apple semiconductor expert hired by Samsung in rare poaching

July 25, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

One of Apple’s semiconductor experts, Kim Woo-Pyeong, is going to work for a major competitor – Samsung Electronics. Woo-Pyeong is serving as director of the company’s newly established Packaging Solution Center in Device Solution America (DSA), according to Business Korea. […]