The New York Times has published a report today that quotes security experts and industry observers as saying that smartphone manufacturers and wireless carriers could be doing a lot more to fight iPhone and other mobile device thefts, singling out Apple specifically.
iOS devices have already been cleared for use by a number of government agencies, and today, The Wall Street Journal reports the DoD is about to grant two more important security approvals that could increase the number of agencies allowed to deploy iPhone, iPads, and Samsung Galaxy devices.
That whole plastic case thing isn’t working out for Samsung lately, as it took another hit today, as insurance company SquareTrade says it finds the company’s new flagship handset doesn’t prove to be as durable as Apple’s iPhone 5.
Criminals have been stepping up their phishing efforts against Apple ID holders this week. The crooks are compromising websites, and using them to host fake login pages, which are linked to in emails sent out in an attempt to trick unsuspecting Apple users.
American Airlines believes that by eliminating the heavy 40-pound flight bags pilots formerly were required to carry, and switching to Apple’s iPad, they are helping alleviate a common complaint among commercial pilots: back injuries.
When you think of a company that protects your privacy and personal data, Facebook is not usually the first one that springs to mind. However, the the Electronic Frontier Foundation has ranked Apple worse than companies like Facebook, Amazon and Comcast when it comes to protecting your personal data from the clutches of the government.
Apple CEO Tim Cook will be making a return appearance at the D11: All Things Digital conference in May. Cook will kickoff this year’s proceedings with an opening night interview. The appearance is a followup to his debut at the 2012 conference.
It’s been reported the iOS 7 will see a significant interface overhaul under the steady hand of Jony Ive. The redesign is also said to be bringing new looks to the native iOS Calendar and Mail apps on the iPhone and iPad.
Bloomberg reports that Jony Ive’s effort to revamp iOS 7 is putting Apple at risk of delaying the launch of the updated operating system.
An outline of Apple’s debt offerings that will help it fund its $100 billion capital return program to its shareholders became know today. Differing notes, offered at various maturity periods will total $17 billion. The company can also raise more funds in the future if it so desires to.
Consumer Reports has released the results of its annual computer tech support survey, and it shows that Apple beat its own score from last year, while besting every other major computer manufacturer.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office filings released on Tuesday show that the transfer of a number of Kodak patents to Apple has begun, as the iPhone manufacturer takes ownership of several patents related to digital photography.
Apple’s retail program is truly something to marvel at, in terms of its mind-blowing pace of growth, and its unprecedented success in the retail market. It has sparked clones from rivals such as Microsoft and Samsung, has inspired retailers such as Lowes to use iPhones on their sales floors, and has changed the retail industry forever.
Apple is looking to make aggressive moves in the in-car integration space later this year, say numerous people familiar with the initiative. Apple is said to be working with car makers to deeply integrate iOS Maps and Siri services into automobiles.
Not everyone is down on Apple as an investment these days, as a Russian billionaire recently bought $100 million in Apple stock, and has publicly declared his faith in the company in a recent interview.
Amidst the gloom and doom predictions about the dark and murky future of Apple’s iPhone comes a survey that actually paints a rather bright outlook for the Cupertino company’s popular handset.