Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws
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zero-day exploit

Apple patches exploited iOS and macOS WebKit flaws

iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch users may have been subject to arbitrary code execution
4 May 2021
Apple charged over breach of EU anti-competition rules
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Policy & legislation

Apple charged over breach of EU anti-competition rules

The tech giant could now face a fine of up to 10% of its global turnover
30 Apr 2021
Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update
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privacy

Apple and Google block NHS COVID-19 app update

The update breached the tech giant's rules about collecting and sharing location data
12 Apr 2021
Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage
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components

Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage

Delays come despite recent assurances that semiconductor shortage will have a 'limited impact' on Apple
8 Apr 2021
Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog
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Policy & legislation

Epic files complaint against Apple with UK's competition watchdog

The firm argues that Apple's App Store rules are "a clear violation of the UK Competition Act of 1998"
31 Mar 2021
How to block a number on iPhone
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Mobile

How to block a number on iPhone

Tired of scam callers? Here's how to block unwanted calls on iOS
16 Mar 2021
Apple launches its privacy-label database
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iOS

Apple launches its privacy-label database

The labels reveal what type of data Apple apps collect when you use them
12 Mar 2021
UK competition watchdog to probe Apple's 'unfair developer terms'
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Policy & legislation

UK competition watchdog to probe Apple's 'unfair developer terms'

Apple’s 30% ‘app tax’ and potential dominance in the UK app market comes under scrutiny
5 Mar 2021
Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple
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Policy & legislation

Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple

The Fortnite developer has accused the tech giant of “abusive conduct” that breaches European competition laws
17 Feb 2021
Apple iPhone 12 review: Cutting edge nostalgia
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iOS

Apple iPhone 12 review: Cutting edge nostalgia

The iconic smartphone's old-school design is a breath of fresh air
5 Feb 2021
iPhone users can soon use Face ID while wearing a mask
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iOS

iPhone users can soon use Face ID while wearing a mask

No more frustrating passcodes, but there is one Apple Watch-sized catch
2 Feb 2021
Facebook escalates Apple feud with own privacy pop-ups
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privacy

Facebook escalates Apple feud with own privacy pop-ups

The incoming iOS 14 update means Facebook could record revenue losses of as much as $5 billion
2 Feb 2021
Apple and Facebook's privacy dispute could lead to legal war
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privacy

Apple and Facebook's privacy dispute could lead to legal war

Reports suggest the social network is preparing an anti-trust complaint
29 Jan 2021
Researcher discovers hidden iOS 14 ‘BlastDoor’ security mechanism
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iOS

Researcher discovers hidden iOS 14 ‘BlastDoor’ security mechanism

This protective layer sandboxes incoming iMessages to protect users from malicious texts
29 Jan 2021
Apple smashes competition with record Q4 smartphone sales
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Mobile Phones

Apple smashes competition with record Q4 smartphone sales

iPhone 12 is a "hit" as sales surpass Samsung and Huawei in the last three months of 2020
28 Jan 2021
Apple and Facebook exchange blows over data tracking
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privacy

Apple and Facebook exchange blows over data tracking

The Mac manufacturer has lashed out after being criticised for delaying sought after privacy features iOS 14
20 Nov 2020
FDA approves Apple Watch app that helps people with PTSD sleep better
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iOS

FDA approves Apple Watch app that helps people with PTSD sleep better

The FDA designated NightWare a Breakthrough Device, expediting its development and review
10 Nov 2020
Apple puts iPhone supplier on probation for exploiting student workers
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supply chain management (SCM)

Apple puts iPhone supplier on probation for exploiting student workers

Pegatron misclassified its student workers and allowed them to work nights and unpaid overtime hours
9 Nov 2020
Apple looks set to launch first ARM-based MacBooks next week
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Hardware

Apple looks set to launch first ARM-based MacBooks next week

The company has announced a "one more thing" virtual event for 10 November
3 Nov 2020
iPhone 12 delay wiped $100 billion from Apple's stock market value
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Business operations

iPhone 12 delay wiped $100 billion from Apple's stock market value

The drop is a reflection of how heavily Apple relies on timing to generate success in its financial results
30 Oct 2020
Apple reportedly ramps up search engine development
iOS

Apple reportedly ramps up search engine development

Apple risks losing $12 billion in annual revenue if Google contract isn’t renewed due to antitrust restrictions
29 Oct 2020
iPhone 12 launch event confirmed for 13 October
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Mobile Phones

iPhone 12 launch event confirmed for 13 October

Apple's "Hi, Speed" teaser suggests first 5G iPhones will debut at next week's virtual event
7 Oct 2020
Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’
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Mobile

Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’

The Coalition for App Fairness demands changes to the iPhone maker's 'anti-competitive practices'
25 Sep 2020