Tag Archive: Data


Apple given full marks in new data privacy report

Apple is one of nine different companies to be given the full five stars in this year’s “Who Has Your Back?” report by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). “This is Apple’s fifth year in the report, and it has adopted… Read more ›

The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it’s slapping AT&T with a hefty fine for misleading subscribers about unlimited data plans. At a grand total of $ 100 million, it’s the largest fine the agency has proposed, after AT&T was caught… Read more ›

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Apple makes it easy for iPhone users to share their data with their Mac, but it’s not quite as simple for those of us with an Android. Thankfully, there’s now a handy third-party Mac hack called HoRNDIS that makes it incredibly… Read more ›

Chlorine leak at Apple data center injures 5 workers

Data centers are usually considered to be hazardous work environments, but Apple U.S. data centers have had a string of bad luck lately, and a new incident at the company’s center in North Carolina is adding to the fire. Five… Read more ›

Apple objects to RadioShack data selloff

RadioShack’s bankruptcy proceedings have hit another interesting bump; Apple has joined the states of Texas and Tennessee in trying to prevent the liquidating company from selling off its customers’ data. The latest complaint is just one more obstacle to RadioShack’s… Read more ›

Android flaw lets hackers steal our fingerprint data

A security research firm has uncovered a flaw in Android that allows hackers to steal copies of our fingerprints from the Galaxy S5, and possibly other devices. Samsung says it is already investigating the issue, which will be demonstrated at… Read more ›

With the advent of Apple’s motion-coprocessor chip (currently the M8 in recent iOS devices), any apps that you download and grant permission to can use this data to enhance their offerings. This lets apps like RunKeeper, Carrot Fitness, and others… Read more ›

IBM has announced a new alliance with Apple (among other companies) to utilize its acclaimed Watson artificial intelligence system to provide personalized insights regarding health data. For those who don’t remember, Watson was the IBM A.I. which famously defeated two… Read more ›

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