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Why should every small business be using Apple devices?

January 31, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

After a lot of planning, pitching, long nights, working weekends, and all the grinding required to get a business idea off the ground, you’ve finally gotten to the point where now you’re thinking more about hiring new employees, growth opportunities, […]


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Apple’s leaked email about stopping leaks violated labor laws, officials rule

January 30, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

US National Labor Relations Board prosecutors have determined that Apple has been violating labor rights based on comments made by company executives, as well as policies imposed on employees. According to the NLRB, Apple’s “various work rules” tend to interfere […]


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Seamus from California rescued from storm drain thanks to AirTag dog collar

January 20, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple’s AirTag tracker has saved the day again, this time for a dog in San Bernadino County who was “swept away by floodwaters.” Rescuers, however, were able to locate the dog thanks in part to an AirTag that the pup’s […]


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Microsoft Is Shutting Down Its Social VR Platform AltspaceVR

January 20, 2023

Via: CNET

AltspaceVR, a social virtual worlds platform acquired by Microsoft in 2017, will shut down on March 10. In a blog post on Friday, the AltspaceVR team said they’re shifting focus to “immersive experiences powered by Microsoft Mesh,” the tech giant’s […]


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Microsoft says it has changed its ‘hardware portfolio’ amid layoffs

January 18, 2023

Via: The Verge

Microsoft announced 10,000 layoffs today and hinted at some changes to its hardware lineup in an internal memo. The software giant is writing down $1.2 billion in its Q2 earnings next week related to severance costs, building leases, and “changes […]


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Apple agrees to third-party audit of labor practices amid union-busting charges

January 17, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple Store employee efforts to unionize have been growing and along with that, Apple has been accused of illegal union-busting tactics. Now after pressure from a coalition of investors, Apple has shared that it will undergo a third-party audit to […]


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Coachella will continue streaming on YouTube through 2026

January 17, 2023

Via: The Verge

Can’t fly to California for Coachella? No problem. You’ll still be able to stream the annual arts and music festival live from the comfort of your own home for at least another few years. YouTube and Coachella organizers Goldenvoice announced […]


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Apple’s top Services VP leaving the company this month; reorganization underway

January 9, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

One of Apple’s top services executives is departing the company. Peter Stern, Apple’s vice president of Services, is reportedly telling his colleagues he plans to leave at the end of January. This will lead to a major shakeup of the […]


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France sticks Apple with €8M fine over App Store personalized advertising complaint from iOS 14

January 4, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has been fined $8.5 million in France over how personalized advertising works on the iPhone. France’s CNIL data protection agency (National Commission on Informatics and Liberty) issued the €8 million penalty against Apple as the result of an investigation. […]


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Meta hit with $413 million fine in EU for breaking GDPR rules

January 4, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

The Irish Data Protection Commission announced Wednesday that it would fine Meta Ireland a total of $413 million for breaches of the EU’s GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) related to the company’s handling of personal information on Facebook and Instagram. […]


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AAPL lost a trillion dollars this year as iPhone shipments forecasted to drop into 2023

December 28, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple ran into challenges with iPhone 14 – particularly the Pro and Pro Max – this fall when a COVID-19 outbreak in China impacted its manufacturing partner Foxconn. Now the company’s stock has hit a 52-week low amounting to one […]


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What to expect from Apple in 2023

December 26, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Sifting through the usual end-of-the-year speculation, I have some thoughts on what Apple’s enterprise users can anticipate in 2023, a year in which Apple will focus on reconfiguring operations and manufacturing for greater resilience. Building a functional supply chain Every […]


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Apple may finally allow third-party app stores on iPhone and iPad

December 13, 2022

Via: BGR

In order to comply with new European Union laws coming in 2024, Apple is reportedly preparing to allow iPhone and iPad owners to install third-party app stores. Bloomberg reports that software engineers and service employees are currently working to open […]


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Apple gives developers wider App Store price flexibility

December 6, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

As we head toward the end of the year, Apple has responded to one of the more frequent requests its App Store developers make in the form of more flexibility when it comes to setting prices. Developers will also gain […]


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China’s iPhone City Under Five-Day Lockdown, Enters Critical Phase for COVID-19 Cases

November 23, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Zhengzhou will be locked down for five days, as the Chinese authorities imposed because of the rapidly rising Covid-19 cases in the city. This is where Apple’s largest manufacturing facility for iPhones is currently located, which might affect the Cupertino […]


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Apple faces class action lawsuit for collecting iPhone data without consent

November 14, 2022

Via: BGR

User privacy is one of the core iPhone features that Apple has been advertising for years. The company introduced various protections in iOS to improve user security and privacy while antagonizing companies like Meta (Facebook) and Google. But a recent […]


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iPhone production crisis in China will see Foxconn quadruple workforce in India

November 11, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

The iPhone production crisis in China has led Foxconn to announce plans to quadruple its workforce in India. The move will not, however, solve the immediate problem. While Apple and its suppliers have been working for years on reducing the […]


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Apple hires former Facebook executive to lead its System Information team

November 9, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple’s head of information systems Mary Demby is reportedly leaving the company as she will retire after working for three decades. While it was unclear who would replace her, Apple has now hired a former Facebook executive to lead its […]


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Apple Manufacturer Pegatron Starts Producing iPhone 14 in India Amidst China’s Production Drop

November 4, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Apple has begun adding more iPhone 14 products in India through manufacturer Pegatron Corp. Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Pegatron Corp. has been added as an additional production source of the latest iPhone 14 model alongside one of Apple’s biggest suppliers alongside, […]


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5G support coming to iPhone users in India with iOS 16.2 as regional sales boom

November 2, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

iPhone users in India will finally be able to take advantage of 5G connectivity starting next week. In a statement to The IndianExpress, Apple confirmed that a new beta of iOS 16.2 next week will bring 5G support to iPhone […]