Apple Tracks who you're chatting using iMessage — and shares that data with police

End-to-end encryption doesn't mean that your iMessages are secure enough to hide your trace because Apple not only stores a lot of information about your iMessages that could reveal your contacts and location, but even share that information with law enforcement via court orders.

Apple thinks “Everyone can code”, What do you say?

It is a new program called Everyone Can Code. Apple will help students how to code in Swift which is their home-baked programming language. For this, an app called Swift Playgrounds, demonstrated at WWDC 2016, would debut on iPads this fall.


Here’s why Apple’s decision to kill 3.5mm headphone jack is terrible

Last month, Apple sent the “See you on the 7th” invites and as always, the world went crazy about the launch of the new iPhone which continued Apple’s legacy of making their hardware more proprietary, removing the scope for “open” things to exist in Apple’s ecosystem. It’s true, such things don’t deserve to be there, where people just buy any device flaunting a bitten Apple logo on its back.

Mozilla, Apple, and Google join Microsoft’s army to fight against US gagging orders

Mozilla, in coalition with Apple, Lithium, and Twilio, has filed anamicus brief to fuel the lawsuit against the DOJ.

Microsoft filed the lawsuit in April in order to put a bar on gag orders issued by the courts. The orders prohibit a company to make public disclosure or even notify the concerned person when a security agency requests for the data in the name of criminal investigation.

Apple releases 'Emergency' patch after advanced spyware targets human rights activist

One of the world's most invasive software weapon distributors, called the NSO Group, has been exploiting three zero-day security vulnerabilities in order to spy on dissidents and journalists.

The NSO Group is an Israeli firm that sells spying and surveillance software that secretly tracks a target's mobile phone.

The zero-day exploits have allowed the company to develop sophisticated spyware tools that can access the device location, contacts, texts, calls logs, emails and even microphone.

With Galaxy Note 7, is Samsung getting too far ahead of Apple?

The Galaxy Note 7 is miles ahead of the iPhone.” That recent headline at tech site TechnoBuffalo may strike some as clickbait. (It’s not.) Rather, it’s a gadget-savvy writer – Todd Haselton — simply expressing his chagrin at the widening technological gap between Samsung andApple AAPL +0.21%.

Apple sells its billionth iPhone

Apple announced the sale of its billionth iPhone on Wednesday, nine years after the smartphone first went on sale.

"We never set out to make the most, but we've always set out to make the best products that make a difference," Apple CEO Tim Cook said at an employee meeting on Wednesday, according to a statement. "Thank you to everyone at Apple for helping change the world every day."

The milestone is a reminder of the nearly unprecedented reach and success of the iPhone.


Apple sees iPhone sales drop again but beats forecasts

The US tech giant sold 40.4 million iPhones in its third quarter, slightly above forecasts of 40.02 million.

Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the results reflected "stronger customer demand... than we anticipated".

The firm said it expected sales to fall again in the fourth quarter to between $45.5bn (£34bn; €41.4bn) and $47.5bn.

Apple 'considering takeover' of Jay Z's streaming service Tidal

The company is reportedly exploring the idea of buying Tidal because of its strong ties to big artists like Kanye West and Madonna.

Sources have told the Wall Street Journal that "exploratory talks" are taking place and may lead to a deal being done.

A Tidal spokesman has denied that it has discussed a deal with Apple.

Jay Z launched the service in March last year as a rival to Spotify.

Apple patents technology to block your phone camera

 The company is working on a technology that can disable phones' photo and video recording capabilities using an infrared signal, a newly approved patent filing has shown.

The technology could stop people from making illegal recordings at concert venues, in cinemas or theaters.