Back in September, there was a growing amount of pressure on Apple to activate FM radio support in its iPhone lineup.
Way back in 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice sued Apple over eBook price fixing. And then, in 2013, $3 credits were issued to eBook buyers due to the subsequent settlement.
Back in July, Apple launched a new journal to detail its efforts in machine learning and other areas, letting researchers talk about their work out in the open.
Apple today announced that it is partnering with General Electric (GE) to bring powerful industrial apps featuring predictive data and analytics from Predix to the iPhone and iPad. This will be made possible by a new Predix SDK unveiled by the two companies today which will allow the development of powerful IoT apps.
Despite the intense legal battle going on between Apple and Qualcomm, the chip maker’s CEO believes that both companies will start working together again in the future. He says the dispute between the two companies is about the price of a fundamental technology and how much one is willing to pay for it.
Greenpeace today published its Guide to Greener Electronics report where it provides information and rates the environmental practices of major companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and others. The report ranks the company based on their energy use, resource consumption, and chemical used. Apple ranked second in the report trailing only Fairphone, a startup known for making smartphones with minimal impact on the environment.
CNBC reports that Apple was interested in buying a health startup called Crossover Health. The startup works with big companies to help build and run on-site medical clinics on their campus. It primarily works with self-insured employers and provides them with medical and wellness services.
Wi-Fi WPA2 Security Protocol Cracked; iOS and macOS Devices Vulnerable [Updated: ‘KRACK’ Wi-Fi Vulnerability Patched in betas]
Most of the world woke up to some not so good news today when Mathy Vanhoef, a security researcher in the CS department at KU Leuven Belgium revealed how the Wi-Fi WPA2 security protocol has been cracked, allowing potential intruders to decrypt the contents sent between the router and the device. The report details how attackers can exploit this to gather personal information like credit card numbers, passwords, photos, and more.
In an interview with Indian publication Livemint, Apple’s senior VP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue has strongly opposed the idea that the company’s ability to innovate has slowed down.
While news has quieted down a bit regarding Apple and Qualcomm, the battle between the two juggernaut companies is far from over.