Tag Archive: Refuses


Popular messaging app blocked in Iran after creator refuses to turn spy

The maker of Telegram, a popular messaging app, has had his creation blocked in Iran on the grounds that he refused to help authorities to spy on their own citizens. Creator Pavel Durov said that Iran’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology asked him to provide them with “spying and censorship tools” for the service. […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Ford CEO refuses to let Apple and Google take the wheel

Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are the two hottest options right now for car infotainment systems, but if you’re hoping that Ford will give you a pure CarPlay experience in one of their upcoming vehicles, you might as well…Read more ›

Ford CEO refuses to let Apple and Google take the wheel

Apple’s CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto are the two hottest options right now for car infotainment systems, but if you’re hoping that Ford will give you a pure CarPlay experience in one of their upcoming vehicles, you might as well…Read more ›

Buddhist temple refuses man’s iPhone 6 donation

It was recently Chinese New Year, and to celebrate, thousands of people flocked to a well-known Buddhist temple in the country’s Guangdong province to make offerings. One Apple super-fan apparently decided to eschew cash donations for something far more valuable, however: his new…Read more ›

How indie app Alfred refuses to let Apple steal its thunder

Well, there goes Alfred. That’s the first thought I had when I saw the new Spotlight in OS X Yosemite. I feared that Apple had basically made my favorite little app launcher obsolete (we nerds call it “sherlocked”). I was wrong.…Read more ›

Apple discounts the e-books Amazon refuses to stock

While Amazon’s locked in an ongoing dispute with publishing house Hachette — which has resulted in the publisher’s books being pulled from Amazon’s shelves — Apple’s more than happy to take advantage of the situation. Apple’s iTunes store is currently…Read more ›