A statue of late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs was unveiled in Belgrade on Monday, Mr. Jobs’ birthday. The bust is destined for installation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, CA.
Ars Technica reports security firm FireEye says its researchers have discovered a new bug in iOS that allows malicious apps to monitor and log a user’s touch and button input while running in the background.
Apple Joins Growing List of Those Opposing Arizona Bill to Allow Businesses to Deny Service to Gay and Lesbian Customers
Apple has joined the list of those pressuring Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to deny service to gays and lesbians.
In a jointly filed court document to the District Court for the Northern District of California late Friday, Apple and Samsung admitted their settlement talks had failed, but both expressed a willingness to continue discussions ahead of their late March patent trial date.
It appears as if the public release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 is imminent, as some employees at Apple are reportedly receiving prerelease builds of the update.
A patch is on the way for a major security flaw in OS X, which is the same security flaw recently patched on iOS devices with iOS 7.0.6. Apple spokeswoman Trudy Muller told Reuters: “We are aware of this issue and already have a software fix that will be released very soon.”
Apple has confirmed the purchase of Burstly, owner of the popular iOS beta testing platform TestFlight. TestFlight is popular among developers, as it allows them to release early versions of their applications to a small number of users without having to go through the App Store.
Apple has released iOS 7.0.6. The minor update for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch includes a fix for SSL connection verification. The update, build number 11b651, is available an over-the-air update.
ComputerWorld has come up with some self-calculated figures that indicate Mac users are four times more likely to upgrade to the latest version of their computer’s operating system than users of Windows machines are.
Permit filings came to light on Wednesday that reveal Apple is making plans to augment its existing 50,000 square-foot datacenter in Maiden, NC with a new, smaller “tactical” center that includes office space, meeting areas, and a break room.
New generic top-level domains (gTLDs) have been made available this week, and as they have in the past, Apple has made moves to claim some of the newly available domains.
The iPhone helped China Mobile add more high-speed data users in January than at any time in its history. The company added 14 million new 3G subscribers in the company’s first month as an Apple carrier partner.
Apple has expanded its two-step Apple ID verification process to more countries this week, including Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, and Spain.
A report earlier this week said Apple had considered acquiring electric car maker Tesla. Now Tesla CEO Elon Musk says while there have been talks with Apple, an acquisition is unlikely.
News spanning the globe! China! Russia! Texas! All this and more, in the MacTrast News Digest for February 19, 2014
Persuading the major Russian cellular providers to sign on as iPhone partner carriers has led to dividends for Apple, as the company’s iPhone sales in Russia doubled in 2013 to 1.57 million units.