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Google Eases Project Zero Bug Disclosure Policy

Posted on 16/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Google’s Project Zero security team has announced some changes to its bug disclosure policy, extending a 14-day grace period, and excluding weekends and public holidays from the count, to provide more time for tech companies to address security vulnerabilities found by the Google team.

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BBC Radio DJ Zane Lowe Joining Apple

Posted on 16/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Zane Lowe, one of BBC Radio’s most popular music personalities, is set to leave the British broadcasting firm in March, to take a still unnamed position at Apple.

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The New Yorker’s Jony Ive Profile – A Recommended Read

Posted on 16/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The New Yorker’s Ian Parker spent time with Apple’s senior vice-president of design, Jony Ive, and has written a profile that is arguably the most detailed and interesting look yet at a man who joined Apple in the 90’s before Steve Jobs’ triumphant return, and who went on to become the king of industrial design.

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Apple Reportedly Working on Self-Driving Electric Cars

Posted on 16/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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A number of reports say Apple is working on a self-driving electric car. While there has been no confirmation from Apple, reports from The Wall Street Journal, and Reuters both claim their sources tell them that Apple is working on such a vehicle.

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Review: The ECHO Connect EchoKey

Posted on 15/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The ECHO Connect EchoKey is a pocket sized Lightning connector charging connector that can be put in your pocket, your purse, or even on your key ring, and be readily available when you find yourself in need of a quick charge, but don’t have a Lightning cable handy.

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Kickstarter of the Week: PUMP & OMG Headphones – Better Than Beats?

Posted on 15/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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When it comes to Beats headphones, users either love them or hate them, there’s no in between. Both sides would have to agree, however, that Beats headphones don’t come cheap. Now, one upstart company has come up with 2 models of in-ear headphones that they say are better than Beats, and they’re looking for funding to prove that claim.

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U.S. Government to Accept Apple Pay for Some Transactions

Posted on 13/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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During his speech at President Obama’s Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection on Friday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook announced that the U.S. government will begin accepting Apple Pay for some transactions, starting with admission to national parks.

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Apple Rejecting Apps With Violent Screenshots in the App Store

Posted on 13/02/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has been rejecting a number of apps that include screenshots depicting violence or guns. Developers have been forced to modify their screenshots, blurring or removing any violent content in order to receive app approval.

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