Apple doesn’t give figures, but a new survey suggests that close to 10 percent of U.S. households may be Apple TV+ subscribers.
Researchers were able to use beer rating app Untappd to track the location history of military and CIA personnel.
Examples of users that can be tracked this way include a U.S. drone pilot, along with a list of both domestic and overseas military bases he has visited, a naval officer, who checked in at the beach next to Guantanamo’s bay detention center as well as several times at the Pentagon, and a senior intelligence officer with over seven thousand check-ins, domestic and abroad. Senior officials at the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Air Force are included as well.
Not even the CIA is safe against the data industrial complex.
Smartphone sales to end users collapsed by 20.2 percent in q1 2020, with Apple weathering the storm better than most of its big rivals.
Apple updated its Research app today with a COVID-19 survey for participants in the Heart and Movement Study, and a new test for those in the Hearing Study.
Mac security researcher Jaron Bradley says he believes hackers are still using an open source macOS backdoor called “Tiny SHell.”
Tinyshell is an open source tool that operates like a shady version of SSH. It’s been a while since I’ve encountered a new sample, but I fully believe attackers are still out there using it. If you watched the Macdoored talk then you’ve seen what attackers are doing “post mortem” with this tool. However, no technical details have been discussed about the malware itself.
Apple Music and the Beats 1 radio station are marking the Blackout Tuesday campaign in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Former talent agency partner at WME Theresa Kang-Lowe is starting her own management company with an Apple TV+ deal.
Apple and Walgreens are teaming up to offer a deal for new Apple Card customers: Spend US$50 and get US$50 in Daily Apple Cash.
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