Posts Tagged ‘apple’

Apple Daily: Hong Kong police arrest five and seize assets in raid on pro-democracy newspaper

Hong Kong police have arrested five executives of Apple Daily, a pro-democracy newspaper, and seized assets from their office during an early morning raid on Thursday where nearly 500 police personnel went through the computers and notebooks of journalists. Media tycoon Jimmy Lai, 73, an outspoken figure in the city’s pro-democracy movement and owner of […]

The New York Times uncovered that Apple is involved in large-scale surveillance and censorship at the behest of China

May 17, 2021 It is sad, but not surprising: big tech companies often choose profits over freedoms. Apple is very efficient at pursuing their business model, which is based on selling overpriced, obsolete hardware to customers locked in their ecosystem. Every time I have to use an iPhone to test our iOS app I feel […]

Apple and TSA Team Up to Create Digital ID for Air Travel

Apple is continuing to push forward with the digitization of all things by teaming up with the TSA to allow users to scan drivers’ licenses or state IDs in its Wallet app. A report from The Verge indicates: The company showed how you’ll be able to scan your driver’s license or state ID in participating US states, which will […]

Apple Tech is Constantly Spying on You

Maybe this is not happening all the time with all phones, but I would not be surprised if most people did not realize there were constantly photos being taken of their faces. Is it standard with the facial recognition software on every new phone? Link Share now! Source 00

Hypocrisy: Democrat Jon Ossoff Invests Millions in Apple Despite Admission Company Profits off ‘Abusive’ Practices

Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff’s (D) financial disclosers show he holds millions in Apple stock after he publicly criticized the company for profiting off “abusive” practices, according to a report. Ossoff, in a Senate hearing last month, quizzed Apple’s Chief Compliance Officer, Kyle Andeer, on reports showing the company failed to regulate fraudulent iPhone applications available in its app […]

Apple Fires New Hire Hours After Employees Cancel Him as ‘Misogynistic’

Apple has fired a recently hired Facebook veteran just hours after other employees began to circulate a petition calling for his firing. The Masters of the Universe have once again demonstrated that cancel culture rules in Silicon Valley. The Verge reports that Apple has fired a newly hired employee, Antonio García Martínez, after other company employees […]

Violent anti-Asian fury as American as apple pie

Image Credit: Ringo Chiu/Getty Images Among the most daunting of modern trials is deciding which domestic minority has suffered more racial abuse from white “Anglo-Saxon” supremacy. In genocidal terms, by guns, germs or territorial conquest, native populations (dismissed as “savages”) have endured inestimable miseries. Though indigenous tribes, plus Southwest Mexican-Americans were virtually enslaved from the […]

Beijing-Backed Officials and Media Threaten to Shut Down Hong Kong’s ‘Apple Daily’ Newspaper

Pro-Beijing media and government officials in Hong Kong are ganging up on local independent newspaper Apple Daily—one of the few remaining free media in Hong Kong—threatening to shut it down. Apple Daily was founded by Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai who on April 16 was sentenced to 14 months in prison for supporting Hong Kong’s anti-Beijing […]

Men Demand Reparations From Women Due To Eve Eating The Apple

WORLD—The men of the world are demanding reparations from the women of the world after realizing all their problems stem from Eve taking a bite of the fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil over 5,999 years ago. “Eve, the ancestor of all women, ruined everything for us,” said Carl McGuinness […]

Europe must hurry up with Covid-19 health certificates or Apple & Google could get there first, EU Commission president warns

As the EU remains divided on how exactly Covid-19 health passports should be implemented, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen urged members to hurry to find a European solution, warning that Big Tech might step in first. European leaders got together for a large two-day video conference on Thursday, discussing the outstanding issues the bloc […]

Apple reveals security flaws in iOS that ‘may have been actively exploited’

Apple released a new iOS and iPadOS update that addresses three security flaws located in the previous version that “may have been actively exploited” by hackers.Patch notes for the iOS 14.4 update announced that the vulnerabilities were found in the previous versions of the iPhone and iPad operating systems.The bugs were found in both the […]

Second season of ‘Tehran’ gets picked up for Apple TV Plus

Espionage thriller “Tehran,” created by “Fauda” writer Moshe Zonder and “Magpie” writer Omri Shenhar, will have a second season on Apple TV Plus. The thriller, created by Israel’s Kan network, was the first non-English series released on Apple’s streaming service after debuting in June 2020 in Israel. The series, in Hebrew and Persian, tells the […]

Lobby Group Sues Apple To REMOVE Telegram From App Store For Allowing ‘Hate Speech’

A lobbyist group is suing Apple in an effort to get free speech messaging platform Telegram removed from the app store, claiming that it allows ‘extremists’ to spread ‘hate speech’. Telegram has seen a surge in users since Twitter and Facebook permanently suspended President Trump. Last week the service gained more than 25 million new […]

Apple Joins Google in Blacklisting Parler

Apple has removed social media platform Parler from its App Store, claiming that the platform has not adequately implemented moderation policies that crack down on free speech. Google banned Parler from its Android app store on Friday. “Parler has not taken adequate measures to address the proliferation of these threats to people’s safety. We have […]

Google Play store suspends Parler as Apple threatens to follow suit within hours

Apple has warned right-wing social media platform Parler to produce and implement a content moderation plan or risk its removal from the App Store, following incitement of violence that has spread across the platform in the wake of an insurrection attempts at the US Capitol. Google has also suspended Parler from its Play Store “in […]

Google suspends Parler app from Play Store; Apple gives 24-hour warning

Alphabet Inc’s Google on Friday suspended the Parler social networking app from its Play Store until the app adds “robust” content moderation while Apple Inc gave the service 24 hours to submit a detailed moderation plan. Parler is a social network to which many supporters of President Donald Trump have migrated after being banned from […]

Apple to Parler: Crack Down on Free Speech or Face Ban

Apple is threatening to ban social media platform Parler from its app store unless it cracks down on constitutionally protected speech that Apple doesn’t approve of, a move that would effectively exclude the app from all Apple smartphones. Parler is a top-performing app in the App Store, frequently taking the top spot in downloads as […]

Apple threatens to block apps that track users without permission under new privacy move

Tech giant Apple has warned developers that their apps could be pulled from its store if they refuse to comply with a new Tracking Transparency framework it says prevents advertisers from gathering user data. Apple’s new App Tracking Transparency feature forces companies to present an authorization prompt to users on an opt-in basis before they […]

An Apple A Day Helps Prevent Heart Disease In Just One Month

By Margie King, Health Coach Folklore has always claimed an apple a day keeps the doctor away.  Now we also know apples are fast-acting.  Eating just one a day for a month can get you significant cardiovascular benefits. Researchers at Ohio State University found eating one apple every day for just four weeks can lower […]

Why do Google and Apple maps recognize illegal Israeli settlements, but not Palestine?

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‘Tehran’ on Apple TV+ gets a big thumbs-up – but don’t compare it to ‘Fauda’

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Italy launches investigation into Apple, Google, and Dropbox over cloud services

Italy’s competition authority has opened an inquiry into Google, Apple, and Dropbox over their contracts for cloud computing services. The investigation follows a number of complaints alleging unfair commercial practices by the tech giants. “The proceedings relate to alleged unfair commercial practices and the possible presence of unfair clauses in the contractual terms and conditions,” […]

Apple’s $2 trillion means opportunity for Israel

Israeli startups and hi-tech members are rejoicing over Apple’s newly reached record market cap of $2 trillion. The technology and goods company that has led the industry for more than a decade has proven itself as a winner amidst the challenges of 2020’s first and second quarters. Posting modest year-over-year revenue gains of 11%, Apple […]

Apple reaches $2 trillion milestone as tech fortunes soar during coronavirus pandemic

Apple has become the first US company to boast a market value of $2 trillion (€1.7 trillion) as technology continues to reshape the world and people’s lives. The iPhone maker reached the milestone in Wednesday’s early stock market trading when its shares surpassed $467.77 (€394.87). The stock later backtracked, but it didn’t diminish a remarkable […]

Epic Games declares TOTAL WAR against Google and Apple after Fortnite Game Banned from Stores

    The company behind Fortnite has all but declared war on big tech after the game was pulled from Apple’s App Store and Google Play, thanks to a recent update that skirted mandatory fees for in-app payments. The popular title was scrubbed from the App Store following a major update on Thursday, which allowed […]

Google, Apple And Amazon Are Leading A $30 Trillion Assault On Wall Street

There’s a multi-trillion dollar trend completely upending Wall Street… With some of the biggest names in the business such as Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and the world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock jumping on board. And they’re not alone. Apple, Google, and even some of America’s leading automakers are completely shifting gears to […]

Google and Apple delete Palestine from world map

Palestinian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Riyad al-Maliki says he is going to lodge a case against American technology companies Google and Apple over their deletion of Palestine from online world maps. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Lebanon-based and Arabic-language al-Mayadeen television news network on Friday, Maliki said he was “looking into legal procedure […]

Cancer Researcher Says She Was Threatened Over Apricot and Apple Seeds – ‘Stop These Murders’

Amanda Mary Jewell, who is often known simply as Mary, is an independent English cancer researcher and alternative health adviser, who previously worked out of other European countries such as Bulgaria. In the UK, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) — equivalent to the FDA — has not been happy with her. One […]

U.S. Religious Groups Generate More Money than Microsoft and Apple Combined

Phillip Schneider, Staff Writer Waking Times Since the founding of the country, religion of some type has always played an active role in the lives of a majority of Americans. Although religious faith is on a long-term downward trend while secularism is on the rise, about 70.6% of Americans still identified as Christian in […]

Eat an apple a day to maintain a healthy weight and prevent cancer

(Natural News) An apple a day, indeed, keeps the doctor away: Studies have confirmed that eating an apple a day can help maintain weight and fight against cancer. In a study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), it was found that eating more foods rich in flavonols, anthocyanins, and flavonoids – […]

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