Tim Cook visits NXP: ‘Sufficient competition on wireless payment market’
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, says there is sufficient competition within the European wireless payment market. As far as he is concerned, the EU does not need to impose sanctions on Apple Pay in regard to antitrust regulation. In addition, the Apple top executive indicates that the tech giant will maint... Read more
Researchers denounce Apple and Google for improperly classifying zero-days
Recently, both Apple and Google patched zero-day vulnerabilities in their software. What was not clear from their disclosures, however, was that both were caused by the exact same bug in the WebP image format. Researchers at Rezilion argue that the tech companies' brevity surrounding these vulnerab... Read more
Apple shows iPhone 15 models: USB-C, telephoto lens and GPU redesign
At Apple's "Wonderlust" event, the latest iPhone 15 was unveiled. The iPhone will feature a USB-C port, as previously speculated. For the Pro models, Apple has shaken up the camera island, making room for a 3x or 5x telephoto lens.
Apple presented the latest iPhone during the event at 7 p.m. lo... Read more
Apple patches actively exploited vulnerabilities against Pegasus spyware
Apple has fixed two critical vulnerabilities for iOS and macOS. The vulnerabilities allowed the Pegasus spyware to be installed on fully updated iPhones.
The vulnerabilities CVE-2023-41064 and CVE-2023-41061 were actively exploited to install the Pegasus spyware from the Israeli company NSO Grou... Read more
Google parent, Amazon, Apple, Meta and Microsoft pointed out as ‘gatekeepers’
The European Commission appoints six tech companies as gatekeepers. Certain applications of these companies will, therefore, have to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA) from spring 2024.
The following companies were designated as gatekeepers by the European Commission today: Alphabet, Amaz... Read more
Big Tech does not want to comply with Digital Markets Act: lawsuits imminent
Big Tech is reluctant to see itself on the list of companies that must comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA). On Sept. 6, European competition authorities will announce which companies will be subject to the rules and, by this, become recognized as gatekeepers. Big Tech is preparing its respons... Read more
Microsoft discontinues Visual Studio for Mac
Microsoft has decided to discontinue Visual Studio for Mac. Support for the latest IDE version is guaranteed only through August 2024.
According to Microsoft, the decision to discontinue this Visual Studio version was prompted by its shifted focus to developing cross-platform solutions. The avai... Read more
iPhone 15 to be unveiled on September 12: what can we expect?
"Wonderlust" is the tagline of the Apple Event that will take place on Sept. 12. In it, the new iPhone 15 line is going to be play the lead role. A periscope lens and a USB-C port will most likely be revealed.
Many details have been leaked over the past few months, including the periscope lens a... Read more
Apple gives podcasters more tools to analyze their audiences
Apple is giving podcast producers more tools on Apple Podcasts. Among other things, there will be more options for analyzing subscriptions through Apple Podcast Connect. There will also be more support for content creators through the Delegated Delivery tool and the Linkfire marketing platform.
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Apple has one-year monopoly on 3nm chips with iPhone 15
A deal worth billions of dollars with TSMC will ensure Apple receives every 3nm chip from the chip manufacturer. The Taiwanese company is said to even pay for all defective chips to keep Apple onside.
TSMC could count on the interest of every customer imaginable during the corona pandemic: its c... Read more