In a speech at a privacy conference in Europe, Apple CEO Tim Cook went after companies he says are hoarding personal data for financial gain. Calling it the “data industrial complex,” he suggests new privacy laws are needed, especially in the United States.
Even though Apple added a toggle to iOS which disables the controversial CPU throttling and offered consumers discounted battery replacements, the Italian watchdog has fined the Cupertino technology giant ten million euros, which works out to about $11.4 million bucks, over using software updates to slow down iPhones and push people into buying new models.
Apple is going to offer over 2,000 completely free of charge coding sessions during EU Code Week, running October 6-21, with at least one free session every day in every Apple store throughout Europe.
Apple's acquisition of the British music identification service Shazam should be approved by the European Commission antitrust regulators after all, a new report has alleged.
Instapaper, the read-it-later service that recently became an independent company, has announced plans to once again offer a premium monthly plan. The return of Instapaper Premium arrives as the service once again becomes available in Europe.
The European Commission on Wednesday slapped Google with a record $5 billion fine claiming that the internet giant is anticompetitive and abuses its power when it comes to Android. As it readies an appeal, the company is now wondering why Apple's closed iOS system isn't being more scrutinized.
Apple's proposed acquisition of the media identification service Shazam is now being scrutinized under the watchful eye of the European Commission, Reuters reported Monday.
Facebook is launching new privacy controls following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Süddeutsche Zeitung, the biggest newspaper in Germany, on Wednesday published an open letter to Apple's boss Tim Cook in which its editor-in-chief Wolfgang Krach claims that the Cupertino giant pays between 1 and 7% tax on its overseas income.
A new 32GB version of iPhone 6 in Gold has been quietly available at one online carrier in China since late February, and since March 10 prominently in Taiwan as the cheapest iPhone ever offered on the Taiwan Mobile network. As per a local blog, the 32GB “limited-edition” iPhone 6 in Space Gray will launch as soon as next week in Belarus—a 9.5 million people landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia, among other neighboring countries.
Sources say the phone will go on sale via i-Store, priced at the equivalent of $522 (999 Belarusian rubles). For context, i-Store is an Apple Premium Reseller located in Minsk, the country's capital and the most populous city with 2+ million people.
Kantar Worldpanel previously said that iOS achieved its strongest growth and the highest market share in the United States in more than two years. In its latest survey, the market intelligence company found out that iPhone's share of the U.S. smartphone market grew 6.4 percent year-on-year in the three months ending in November 2016.
iPhone 6s, iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were the country's three most popular smartphones during November, with the handsets taking share from Google's Android platform in most markets globally.
French tax authorities have recently issued Apple a fine in the amount of 400 million euros (about $422 million), according to L'Express. At the core of the adjustment is Apple's complex and controversial tax optimization scheme that allows the firm to send back the lion share of its profits to tax-friendly countries such as Ireland.