Posts tagged "Apple"

Security researcher: Apple downplaying security holes in iPhones, iPads

If you have an iPhone or an iPad, beware: Some features built into the iOS operating system that underlies those Apple devices could be used to glean sensitive personal information, such as all the photos in your photo album and Read More →

Apple earnings preview: iPhone 6 in focus

Apple's earnings are coming! Apple's earnings are coming! Here's what's being mentioned all over the place as key. The much-anticipated iPhone 6 is even more anticipated. Among the intriguing bits — besides that the phone may have a bigger screen — Read More →

A Twitter campaign to push Twitter to release its workforce data

Google has done it. So has Yahoo, Facebook, LinkedIn and most recently Salesforce. Apple's CEO told Bloomberg that he will "at some point." But so far, Twitter has not said it will release data about its workforce demographics. Now, Rev. Read More →

Regulators sue Amazon on billing practices for in-app purchases

Now it's Amazon's turn. The Federal Trade Commission announced Thursday that it was suing Amazon in federal court alleging that the retail giant illegally billed parents millions of dollars for purchases. At issue are "in-app" purchases, virtual items children Read More →

Apple points regulators to Google’s practices

Politico reported Wednesday that Apple, under scrutiny for its billing practices for so-called "in-App purchases" from the Federal Trade Commission, pointed regulators to an article about Google's practices. The regulators were looking at Apple practices that had allowed kids Read More →

“ISIS” a popular name – a little too popular for mobile payments group

It’s got to be uncomfortable when the name of your business turns out to be the same as the name of a notoriously violent, extremist militant group. So it was understandable when the mobile payments consortium known as Isis Read More →
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