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Apple Joins Google, Facebook, Others in Lobbying to Stop NSA Spying Before New Congress is Seated

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Tech companies Apple, Facebook, Google and other high profile firms are lobbying Congress to pass a new bill that attempts to limit NSA spying on email and other electronic communications of their users. A Bloomberg report says the groups are “pushing the Senate to pass legislation limiting National Security Agency spying before the Republican majority takes control of the chamber.”

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U.S. FTC Scrutinizes Apple Over Health Data Privacy

Posted on 13/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is looking to Apple for assurances that it will prevent health data collected by its iOS Health app and the upcoming Apple Watch from being used without an owner’s consent

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iOS 8 Is Now on 56% of Active iOS Devices

Posted on 12/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Seven and a half weeks after its release, iOS 8 is installed on 56% of all active devices. Those numbers come from Apple’s App Store support page for its developers.

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Apple to Face Lawsuit Over iMessages Phone-Switching Issue

Posted on 11/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A federal judge has ruled that Apple will have to face a lawsuit over the iMessage issue where users who left their iPhone in favor of an Android or other device found they could no longer receive messages from their iPhone-using contacts.

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Apple Seeds Second OS X 10.10.1 Beta to Developers

Posted on 11/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple on Monday seeded build 14B23 of OS X 10.10.1 to developers, coming one week after the first OS X 10.10.1 beta seed, build 14B17. OS X Yosemite 10.10.0 was released to the public in October.

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