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Friday, Feb 1, 2019 at 08:13 AM PST

Apple: Facetime Bug Fixed, Software Update Coming Next Week

Apple: Facetime Bug Fixed, Software Update Coming Next Week

Apple announced Friday it's fixed the FaceTime bug that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using its group video chat feature. The company plans to turn the service back on next week via a software...

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 at 09:47 PM PST

Apple Busts Facebook for Distributing Data-Sucking App

Apple Busts Facebook for Distributing Data-Sucking App

Apple says Facebook can no longer distribute an app that paid users, including teenagers, to extensively track their phone and web use. In doing so, Apple closed off Facebook's efforts to sidestep Apple's...

Monday, Feb 4, 2019 at 09:10 AM PST

Uber and Lyft Drivers Want Guns for Safety After Arizona Attacks

Uber and Lyft Drivers Want Guns for Safety After Arizona Attacks

Uber and Lyft drivers want to carry guns for safety after a pregnant Lyft driver was stabbed to death and an Uber driver’s throat was slit in Arizona. Thom Jensen reports.

Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 at 10:31 AM PST

Apple Engineer Accused of Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets

Apple Engineer Accused of Stealing Self-Driving Car Secrets

For the second time in six months, the FBI is accusing a Chinese national working for Apple of attempting to steal trade secrets related to the company’s secret autonomous vehicle program, NBC Bay Area’s...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 06:18 PM PST

Apple Opens New Chapter as iPhone Sales Fall and Stock Sinks

Apple Opens New Chapter as iPhone Sales Fall and Stock Sinks

Apple hoped to offset slowing demand for iPhones by raising the prices of its most important product, but that strategy seems to have backfired after sales sagged during the holiday shopping season. Results...

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 at 07:01 AM PST

Apple FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear People Who Haven't Answered

Apple FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear People Who Haven't Answered

There's a FaceTime bug that lets you hear through someone else's iPhone, even if they haven't answered your phone call. It was previously reported on Twitter by user Benji Mobb and covered by 9to5Mac.

Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 at 11:37 PM PST

Apple Launches Women Entrepreneurs Camp at Its HQ

Apple Launches Women Entrepreneurs Camp at Its HQ

Apple on Sunday launched its first program dedicated to helping women entrepreneurs develop apps. The Cupertino-based tech giant invited 11 companies run by women to participate in a free two-week entrepreneur...

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 at 08:58 PM PST

Futuristic Interiors for Self-Driving Cars

Futuristic Interiors for Self-Driving Cars

Automakers are envisioning what life on the road will be like once driving "by hand" becomes optional, in a series of bold concept cars shown off at CES in Las Vegas, and back here in Silicon Valley.

Friday, Jan 25, 2019 at 03:13 PM PST

Memos: Facebook Allowed 'Friendly Fraud' to Profit From Kids

Memos: Facebook Allowed 'Friendly Fraud' to Profit From Kids

Newly released court documents reveal that Facebook allowed children to ring up huge bills on digital games while the company rejected recommendations on addressing what it dubbed "friendly fraud."

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 at 03:11 PM PST

Twitter to Test New Way of Determining Where a Tweet Started

Twitter to Test New Way of Determining Where a Tweet Started

NBC News reports Twitter is testing an “original tweeter” icon to make it easier for people to determine who started a thread — marking the company’s latest attempt to curb abuse. The icon was quietly rolled...

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