EC eyes Amazon, Apple and Spotify amid content law misconduct
Thierry Breton, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, says the Commission will closely watch tech companies. The EC wants to to ensure they comply with the new rules of the Digital Services Act (DSA).
Among these rules is one stipulation that companies disclose the exact number of Europ... Read more
Apple is reportedly developing a new iMac desktop
According to Mark Gurman from Bloomberg, the new iMac will come in the same 24-inch screen size and colors as the current model. However, it will be more powerful and feature a new M-series chip to replace the M1.
The iMac will also see some internal component redesigns, and the manufacturing pr... Read more
EU antitrust regulators narrow Apple’s case
Antitrust regulators in the European Union have narrowed their case against Apple, focusing on the company's App Store rules that prevent developers from informing users of other purchasing options. At the same time, they have dropped another charge related to in-app payments.
The European Commi... Read more
Linux kernel 6.2 supports Apple M1 and M2 processors
Linux kernel 6.2 supports Apple's Arm-based M1 and M2 processors by default. Intel Arc GPUs, Intel Skylake processors and Nvidia RTX 30 Series GPUs are also now better supported.
The new version of the Linux kernel was released on time and only with a few minor fixes, according to Linux guru Lin... Read more
Windows 11 on Arm now officially supported on Apple Macs
Microsoft now officially supports running Windows 11 on devices with Arm architecture-based processors. With this, running Windows 11 on Arm in a VM on Apple Macs is officially supported. Apple has been using Arm chips in its PCs for several years.
Windows on Arm has been around for several yea... Read more
Apple patches two dangerous zero-day vulnerabilities
Apple recently patched two zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS, iPadOS and macOS that allow cybercriminals to hack virtually any Apple device. These are WebKit and kernel vulnerabilities discovered by third parties.
The discovered zero-day vulnerabilities may already be actively exploited, Apple ind... Read more
Apple could be developing a new iPhone Ultra for 2024
This information comes from tech journalist Mark Gurman at Bloomberg, who has a solid reputation for his Apple predictions.
He based his latest speculation on comments made by Apple CEO Tim Cook during a recent investor call. Cook said that people are willing to "stretch" to get the best iPhone ... Read more
Chromium team defies Apple with Blink-based browser
Google's Chromium dev team is about to go against Apple's rules for iOS browser development.
This week Apple Insider reported that Google's Chromium team is working on developing a new browser for iOS based on Blink, instead of using Webkit as mandated by App Store policies.
The Google Chromi... Read more
Apple predicts that revenue will decline for the second quarter in a row
The company's CEO, Tim Cook, was optimistic about sales of services and iPhones but acknowledged that the economic uncertainty would likely impact areas such as gaming and digital advertising.
Despite recent financial results among the company's worst in years, Cook and Apple's leadership team t... Read more
US seeks to eliminate “gatekeeping” on mobile app distribution
The Biden Administration is going after Apple and Google for their "restrictive" practices.
The US government is seeking to force major changes to the two major mobile app models. This follows from a statement the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administrat... Read more