Apple has apologized over a string of Chinese Apple ID hacks. Certain Apple customers were victims of a phishing attack.
Adam Christianson from the Maccast and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to try to sort out Bloomberg’s latest Chinese server spy hack report, plus they dive into the growing problem with subscription streaming TV service overload.
Last week it was Chinese government spy chips, and now it’s hacked Ethernet ports in Supermicro servers. So says Bloomberg in a new report.
Bryan Chaffin and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at the responses to Bloomberg’s China spy chip report, and what could account for the strong denials from Apple and Amazon. They also look at the state of Siri on the voice assistant’s 7th anniversary.
Apple, Amazon, and other companies weren’t victims of Chinese spy chip server hacks. Bloomberg got it wrong.
Apple published a lengthy and detailed rebuttal of Bloomberg reporting claiming that China had successfully snuck tiny “spy chips” onto servers bought by Apple and other Silicon Valley tech giants.
Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to explore a report that China snuck spy chips onto servers Apple, Amazon, and U.S. government agencies used, plus they follow up on yesterday’s smartphone emergency alert test.
A couple things that stood out to Andrew were Apple’s removal of Alex Jones, and Apple’s Chinese data centers.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about Tim Cook’s Vice interview, plus they explore John’s new found love for the iPhone XS Max’s giant screen.
Security researcher Patrick Wardle said that Apple knew about Adware Doctor’s suspicious function last month, but only removed it today.
Tim Cook called out Donald Trump’s tariffs on imports from China on Tuesday saying they amount to a tax on consumers.
Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to look at a knock-off iPhone from China, plus they discuss app pricing and the issues users have with subscription models.
Your next Apple Watch could cost more thanks to tariffs the Trump administration is imposing on products imported from China.
It looks just like an iPhone X, from the lack of a Home button to the faked notch to the (crappy, blurry) lens array on the back.
Ten suppliers will jointly invest in Climate Change Solutions in China.
Xiaolang Zhang admitted to the FBI that he had downloaded data from Apple’s networks to his wife’s computer before leaving Apple.
The Apple Cotai Central store has a grand opening on June 29. It’s the second Apple store in the Chinese district of Macau.
Bryan Chaffin, along with Adam Christianson from the Maccast, join Jeff Gamet to talk about Apple using Google’s servers to store our iCloud data, plus the media’s reaction to the years-old news.
It’s the first time Apple has not hosted those keys outside the U.S., and while Apple says those keys are in a secure location and remain under Apple’s control, it’s a slippery slope.
According to XinhuaNet, Apple will build the facility in Ulanqab City, in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.