The Wall Street Journal plans to stick around on Apple News, saying the partnership brings new readers to the website like young people.
A feature guiding users through a paywall to the News app for outlets included in an Apple News+ works inn macOS Big Sur, as well as iOS 14.
On Wednesday Apple announced a series order for “Harriet the Spy” an animated adaption of the children’s novel of the same name.
Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss new paywall behavior in Big Sur, and birthday plans for Woz.
Having pioneered Apple’s work on environmental issues, in June, Lisa Jackson was tasked with leading the company’s efforts to tackle racial inequity. She discussed the topic of racial inequality on an episode of the Reset podcast from Recode.
Facebook-owned Instagram faces a lawsuit that accuses the company of illegally collects biometric data from users.
Much international travel is hugely restricted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s not stopping some keen Japanese travellers though, Reuters reports. They are seeing the world with the help of virtual reality.
Inoue, 56, and his wife “flew” as clients of Tokyo entertainment company First Airlines, which is tapping into a growing virtual reality travel market for Japanese holidaymakers grounded by coronavirus restrictions. “I often go overseas on business, but I haven’t been to Italy,” he told Reuters. “My impression was rather good because I got a sense of actually seeing things there.” Grounded travelers sit in first or business class seats in a mock airline cabin where they are served in-flight meals and drinks, with flat panel screens displaying aircraft exterior views including passing clouds. Virtual reality goggles provide immersive tours at destinations including – as well as Italy’s cities of culture – Paris, New York, Rome and Hawaii.
A jury in the Eastern District of Texas ruled Tuesday that Apple owes PanOptis $506.2 million for willful infringement of 4G LTE Patents.
A sci-fi game called Implosion just went on sale for free, down from its usual price of US$9.99. Twenty years after the fall of Earth, the remnants of the Human race are once again faced with extinction. The time has come to justify our existence. A mysterious life form known as the XADA squares off against humanity’s last weapon – the War-Mech series III battle suit. Features: Stunning console-quality graphics, first-class voice acting and Hollywood-grade audio production. Full orchestral scores masterfully mixed by Grammy Award winner and “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy engineer, John Kurlander.
A 5g ‘iPhone 12’ is expected in September, but some analysts think that early in 2021 a cheaper, 4G, version could be made available.
Steve Wozniak turned 70, and the Apple co-founder celebrated the milestone in typical Woz fashion – a joke about hexadecimal numbering.
Messaging app Threema announced on Tuesday that it now supports end-to-end encrypted video calls.
In order to ensure full end-to-end encryption of all metadata (including real-time metadata, such as camera orientation), our team had to make corrections to the widely used base technology “WebRTC.” This security improvement will be incorporated into the WebRTC project, meaning that countless other communication services benefit from our patch in the future.
The second part to that is great, about sharing it back to the project. You can find Threema on the App Store here.
pCloud is an encrypted cloud storage service, and a recent update gave users the ability to decide in which server their files are stored.
All pCloud users will be able to choose the server location where their files are stored. This will give users greater control over the security of their files. Once the choice of where to store the data is made during registration – in the US or Europe – it is practically impossible to transfer them without the user’s knowledge or permission. Currently, the option to select the server location is available only to newly registered users.
Charlotte Henry joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss Martin Scorsese’s TV+ deal, and the ruthless efficiency of Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Apple revealed on Tuesday that its espionage thriller “Tehran” series will globally premiere on Apple TV+ September 25.
We have a deal on the Newport Plus Adjustable Resistance Rower. There’s no tech connection for this device, but it’s a cool rower that uses the properties of fluid to offer natural-feeling resistance to your rowing. It also has a maximum weight limit of 300 lbs. It’s priced at US$1,099 through our deal.
France’s privacy watchdog opened a probe into TikTok on Tuesday, Bloomberg News reported. The Chinese-owned video-sharing app is facing ongoing scrutiny of its privacy policies in Europe, alongside takeover talk in the U.S.
The French authority, CNIL, is looking at a number of issues, including how the company communicates with users and the protection of children, a spokesman said Tuesday. The questions are part of an investigation into TikTok’s plan to set up a European Union headquarters for data purposes. The EU’s data protection chiefs in June pledged to coordinate potential investigations into the Chinese company, establishing a taskforce to get a better understanding of “TikTok’s processing and practices across the EU.” The EU taskforce would also likely give the final decision on plans by the company to set up an EU base for data purposes in Ireland. This could mean that future probes would be led by the Irish data authority, which is already the lead privacy regulator for tech giants, including Google, Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc.
The latest version of Android includes a new worldwide earthquake detection system. Meanwhile, in California, Google is United States Geological Survey (USGS) and California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), to provide earthquake alerts, reported Techcrunch.
The highlight of today’s release is surely Google’s new worldwide earthquake detection system and the new earthquake alerting feature it is launching for California. With this, Google is essentially turning your Android phone into a seismometer to create what the company says is “the world’s largest earthquake detection network.” The company argues that smartphone accelerometers are sensitive enough to measure the P-waves that are the first waves to arrive after an earthquake. Whenever the phone thinks it has detected an earthquake, it will send that info to a central server which then determines whether this was really an earthquake. For now, Google will only use this data to show information when somebody then searches for ‘earthquake’ or a similar keyword. Over time, though, it expects to be able to send out alerts based on these phone-based systems.
Representatives from Facebook have been meeting with mobile game companies concerned that iOS 14’s anti-tracking feature could affect their ad revenue.
Martin Scorsese will develop film and television projects that he will produce and direct for Apple TV+ in a new multi-year deal.