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Congress opens up the latest tech antitrust front

After getting record fine, Google still under EU spotlight for anti-competitive behaviour European Commission hits Google with the highest penalty it’s ever issued for giving an illegal advantage to its own shopping service while stifling competitors. For the first time ever, a congressional committee announced Monday, Congress will investigate competition in digital markets. The new probe, to be conducted by… Read more →

WWDC 2019: Mac Pro, iPadOS, iOS 13, WatchOS 6, and everything Apple announced

WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced and what really matters to business TechRepublic’s Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler break down the important news from Apple’s 2019 WWDC, but more importantly, they discuss why certain applications are important to business users. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wb8mpN Apple CEO Tim Cook opened up the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) Monday with a mantra of hardware, software… Read more →

WWDC 2019: This new iOS 13 feature turns the iPad to into a laptop killer

WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced and what really matters to business TechRepublic’s Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler break down the important news from Apple’s 2019 WWDC, but more importantly, they discuss why certain applications are important to business users. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wb8mpN There’s no doubt that the iPad is a competent piece of kit, but it has limitations that mean… Read more →

WWDC 2019: Apple makes volume indicator a little less annoying in iOS 13

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it’s feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products. Read more: https://zd.net/2XtjT4v When I polled iOS users asking which aspect of the user interface they hated the most, the volume indicator was right at the top… Read more →

WWDC 2019: Apple’s Project Catalyst brings iPad apps to the Mac

WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced and what really matters to business TechRepublic’s Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler break down the important news from Apple’s 2019 WWDC, but more importantly, they discuss why certain applications are important to business users. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wb8mpN For developers who want to bring their iPad apps to the more than 100 million active Mac users,… Read more →

WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced about iPadOS, watchOS 6, iOS 13, apps and what really matters

Apple CEO Tim Cook opened up the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) Monday with a mantra of hardware, software and services, but the biggest takeaways are that the Apple Watch will become more independent and the company is honing its focus on health. The company moved to build out its App Store for watchOS with curated collections and apps that operate… Read more →

WWDC 2019: Apple debuts new privacy features in iOS 13

Apple is bringing new privacy features to its next-generation mobile operating system, iOS 13. During the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday, Apple’s SVP of software engineering Craig Federighi said Apple’s new privacy protections aim to limit location tracking on apps and crack down on data sharing during app logins.  Most notable among the privacy updates is a new… Read more →

WWDC 2019: iOS 13 will make your iPhone and iPad faster

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it’s feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products. Read more: https://zd.net/2XtjT4v Who doesn’t want their iPhone and iPad to be faster? iOS 13 will bring a number of performance boosts to the operating system. Must… Read more →

New Iranian hacking tool leaked on Telegram

A new hacking tool believed to have been in the arsenal of Iranian state hackers has been published today online, in a Telegram channel. Responsible for this leak is the same individual who, in April, leaked the source code of six other Iranian hacking tools, along with information on past hacked victims, and the real-world identities of members of Iranian… Read more →

WWDC 2019: Apple Watch apps break free from the iPhone, but there’s a possible catch

The 10 companies Apple bought in the past 12 months Apple has been on a bit of an acquisitions binge over the last year. With WWDC nearly upon us, which of these acquisitions might show up as part of technology showcases during the event’s keynote? Read more: https://zd.net/2QCde6a In a sign of how strong the Apple Watch ecosystem has become,… Read more →

Apple still has problems with stopping synthetic clicks

Synthetic events remain a big security hole for macOS in spite of Apple’s recent efforts to prevent malicious applications from abusing this feature. Speaking at the second edition of the Objective by the Sea security conference that was held in Monaco over the weekend, Patrick Wardle, a well-known Apple security expert, has revealed a zero-day impacting Apple’s macOS operating system,… Read more →

NASA anoints three private sector space robots for lunar launch

Three space robotics companies seeking to make space accessible and affordable to the world just landed out-of-this-world contracts with NASA to carry lunar payloads beginning next year. Each company has developed a proprietary lunar lander under NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program. NASA launched CLPS with the aim of promoting private industry transportation services able to send small robotic landers… Read more →