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Apple is reportedly set to raise wages for Apple store employees after an internal review found pay to be a common complaint among workers. Some employees could see their wages rise as much as 25%, though the increases are to be based on performance.
Apple has been granted a most unusual patent that covers a method to create “clones” of online identities in an effort to protect user privacy and thwart the misappropriation of information. It documents a method to create a shadow identity that has just enough correct information to be believable.
AT&T is offering a new technology called “AT&T Toggle” to help enterprise IT manage employees’ personal devices when being used for corporate purposes. According to Ma Bell, it allows BYOD workplaces to securely manage devices without interfering with the employee’s personal information, apps, or setup. It can be installed after purchase on iOS devices and select Android smartphones and can be used with any carrier.
At WWDC, TMO’s Dave Hamilton met with Mike Bombich, author of Carbon Copy Cloner for OS X. Mr. Bombich left Apple two years ago to pursue his passion for being a creator of something great. A short respite breathed new life into his work with his quintessential OS X copy and backup tool, CCC. This interview includes some intriguing, little known facts about CCC.
In this WWDC developer interview, TMO’s Dave Hamilton sat down with Jason Titus of Shazam. They chatted about the all the things being done with Shazam, how it’s helping customers better interact with music and the technology behind this fabulous iOS app that’s still at the top of the charts.
Ping, Apple’s social network for music, will reportedly be gone this fall when the next major upgrade of iTunes is released. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently hinted at the change, and now there’s more to support the music-related social network’s demise.
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple announced on Monday two new Thunderbolt adapters: a Thunderbolt to FireWire adapter and a Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet adapter. The announcement came during the company’s annual World Wide Developer Conference.
Flurry Analytics reports that 69 percent of app projects being started in the first quarter of 2012 are for the iOS platform and 31 percent for Android. The iOS share is up 6 percent from the same time a year ago.
Apple is reportedly adding the Baidu search engine to iPhones in China. Baidu is the largest search service in China, handling approximately 80% of internet search queries.
Michael White, chair of DirectTV, isn’t too concerned that Apple will introduce TV products that will obsolete DirectTV technology. And he doubts that “Apple’s interface will be so much better than DirectTV’s that people will be willing to pay for an extra box.”