Tag Archive: Lead

WhatsApp follows Apple’s lead with end-to-end encryption for all

Apple’s battle with the FBI may not have achieved much in court, but it did do some good. Following in the iPhone-maker’s footsteps, WhatsApp today began rolling out end-to-end encryption for every single one of its 1 billion users. The move will make intercepting messages near impossible for authorities — and even WhatsApp itself. Apple’s decision not to create […]

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Google, Facebook and others following Apple’s lead on encryption

Google, Facebook, Snapchat, WhatsApp and other tech giants are reportedly working on their own increased privacy measures, as Apple continues to win over the general public during its encryption standoff with the FBI. A report from U.K. newspaper The Guardian provides a few limited details about what the companies have planned. WhatsApp is reported to […]

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Large JPEGs lead to ‘green screen of death’ on El Capitan

Some Mac users are complaining about a flaw in OS X El Capitan where, on certain machines, a green screen appears when they try to view large photos in Preview. One Cult of Mac reader informed us that they had been having the problem, but a thread on Apple’s support forum shows this is not […]

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Google Play’s massive lead over the App Store doesn’t pay off

Android’s massive lead in market share is translating into a staggering number of app downloads, with Google Play serving 85 percent more apps than the App Store during the second quarter of 2015. But despite that, iOS is holding onto a significant lead where… Read more ›

iPhone increases lead as most popular smartphone in U.S.

Apple widened its lead as the top smartphone manufacturer in the United States during the month of March, while Android cemented its position as the top smartphone platform, according to new data released by comScore. Combing through figures for the… Read more ›

Visa, MasterCard follow Apple Pay’s lead with beefed-up security

Apple wasn’t kidding when it said Apple Pay would transform mobile payments. Built around easy of use and security, Apple Pay is the industry’s first solution that benefits users and banks. The security aspect of Apple Pay has been especially crucial to… Read more ›

iPhone regains its lead over Android for first time in three years

Coming off a monster financial quarter, things are pretty good in Cupertino right now. But if Tim Cook didn’t have enough to smile about over his morning coffee, here’s one more: Apple has overtaken U.S. sales of Android devices for… Read more ›

Apple’s new hire set to lead enterprise push like never before

Apple is serious about getting its products into the enterprise market — and to prove it, it’s calling in the services of longtime Hewlett-Packard executive John Solomon to take charge. Solomon’s precise job title and role at Apple are unclear,… Read more ›

Kate Winslet eyed for female lead in Steve Jobs film

Universal Pictures is eyeing Kate Winslet to play the lead female role in Aaron Sorkin’s movie on Steve Jobs, reports Variety. It’s still unknown what character the Titanic star might play, but after a couple of other Oscar nominated actresses… Read more ›

iPhone 6 crash reports lead to sketchy recall rumor

A sketchy report from Business Korea claims that Apple might be facing an enormous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus recall due to an issue affecting the 128GB configuration models. Particularly on iPhones with very large app libraries, some users are… Read more ›