In a letter submitted to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last week, Apple expresses its interest in testing self-driving cars. Written by Apple’s director of product integrity Steve Kenner, Apple says in the letter that “new entrants” to the automotive market should have the same opportunity as other “established manufacturers.”
An engineering student in Kochi, India has managed to bypass Apple’s anti-theft Activation Lock feature found on its iOS devices. The final-year mechanical engineering student named Hemanth Joseph had previously on upwards of $7,500 from Google earlier in the year for disclosing a bug in Google’s cloud platform.
Former Foxconn Manager Charged for Stealing Thousands of iPhone Units And Selling Them For $1.5 Million
A former Foxconn manager named Tsai allegedly stole 5,700 and sold them for over $1.5 million. The manager has been indicted over these allegations, and if provided guilty could face a 10-year jail sentence.
Investigators over at Trading Standards tested over 400 counterfeit chargers and found that only 3 of them came with enough insulation to protect against electrical shocks.
In a bid to streamline its distribution and logistics operations, Apple will be opening a dedicated distribution centre for its products in India. The move will also allow the company to offer similar prices to its distributors and retailers, online or offline.
Amazon Prime already offers Showtime as a packaged option to add for paying subscribers, and now a couple of other options are joining the ranks.
In a bid to improve its Maps service, Apple plans on using drones and other new indoor navigation technologies to collect more data for Apple Maps. The company is hoping to catch up to Google Maps with this move.
Recently, many iOS users have been inundated with spam from the stock Calendar app, causing many headaches from general users plagued by the issue.
Apple Goes (RED) for World AIDS Day; Unveils Four New (RED) Products and Limited Edition Content in 20 Games
To celebrate World AIDS Day, Apple will be turning its logo red across all its retail stores. Additionally, to raise awareness about AIDS and to fight the disease, Apple will be offering a number of (RED) branded products and donate their sum to fighting the cause.