To comply with the upcoming requirements in the European Union, Apple is reportedly preparing to allow alternative app stores and iPhone sideloading.
The FBI has vehemently opposed Advanced Data Protection, a new feature in iOS 16.2 that encrypts your iPhone backups in iCloud with end-to-end encryption.
New EU rules may force Apple to drop its proprietary Lightning connector and adopt USB-C charging for its iPhone, AirPods and other products by late 2024.
Some US states are adding support for digital IDs and driver's licenses in the iPhone's Wallet app, with strict oversight and control of the whole process by Apple itself.
A Russian watchdog is now pursuing a new antitrust investigation into Apple's App Store. It comes after the iPhone maker failed to implement anti-steering rules that would permit developers to inform users of alternative purchase options for in-app payments.
An AirTag safety warning issued in Australia advises parents to keep Apple's personal item tracker away from children due to its easy-to-access battery posing a choking hazard.
iPhone app sideloading and third-party app stores would undermine user security and expose children to scam, Apple argues in a newly published document on its website.
Apple's first iCloud data center in mainland China, built in co-operation with a state-owned company, has now officially gone online following more than two years of preparations.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS:Apple's first iCloud data center in mainland China is now operational. Chinese users' iCloud data is operated by GCBD, a state-owned company. A recent NYT report cast a spotlight on Apple’s iCloud “hard bargain“ in China.
iPhone and iPad owners in Russia are now being greeted with a list of government-approved when setting up their device, as evidenced by screenshots and reports shared on social media.
Apple today announced major new projects to challenge systemic racism whilst advancing racial equity nationwide. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in yesterday's interview with CBS All Morning that his company was going to announce a “major new initiative” today, and this is it.
In the wake of the storming of the Capitol in Washington by right-wing fanatics, a false rumor started making the rounds that Apple was plotting to automatically turn off the Government Emergency Broadcast alerts on iOS devices without users' consent.
Apple earlier this year removed thousands of paid gaming apps from the App Store in China, but the total tally could be close to a whopping 100,000 purged games in 2020 thus far.