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Apple bows to China’s cyber regulators, withdraws VPN services

Apple bows to China’s cyber regulators, withdraws VPN services

Written by on July 31, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc says it is removing virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, drawing criticism from VPN service providers, who accuse the U.S. tech giant of bowing to pressure from Beijing cyber regulators. VPNs allow users to bypass China’s so-called “Great Firewall” aimed at restricting access to overseas […]

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News highlights – 26 June

News highlights – 26 June

Written by on June 27, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 26 June Apple CEO touts India impact in push for deeper market access (Reuters) – Apple CEO Tim Cook on Sunday highlighted the economic impact the company is having on India in a meeting with its prime minister as the iPhone maker seeks deeper access to the world’s third-largest smartphone market behind […]

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Cisco, Apple team up to get cyber-security insurance discounts for businesses

Cisco, Apple team up to get cyber-security insurance discounts for businesses

Written by on June 27, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc is working with Cisco Systems Inc to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to get a discount on cyber-security insurance premiums, Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said on Monday. Sharing a stage with Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins at a Cisco event in Las Vegas, Cook said the […]

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Virgin US ditches Android, goes with Apple for first time

Virgin US ditches Android, goes with Apple for first time

Written by on June 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc will soon start selling wireless plans from Virgin Mobile USA, the first new carrier offered by the iPhone maker’s since 2013, the companies said on Wednesday. Virgin Mobile USA, a subsidiary of Sprint that licenses its name from the Virgin Group co-founded by Richard Branson, struck the deal as part of […]

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Is the increase in disruption going to prove too risky for some?

Is the increase in disruption going to prove too risky for some?

Written by on June 19, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

The recent spate of announcements emphasise (if emphasis were needed) the scale and range of disruption that is happening around us. It brings to mind a conference session from a couple of years ago. It was about arenas and disruption. Futurist Gerd Leonhard was suggesting that the word ‘industry’ is becoming obsolete. It is too […]

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Apple grabs Sony Pictures executives to dive deeper into content

Apple grabs Sony Pictures executives to dive deeper into content

Written by on June 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Apple Inc has hired two long-time Sony Pictures Television executives to expand the iPhone maker’s push into original television programming, plunging deeper into a field crowded by Hollywood studios and online streaming services. Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, responsible for hit shows such as “Breaking Bad,” “Better Call Saul” and […]

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Tim Cook warns MIT students to think like humans, not computers

Tim Cook warns MIT students to think like humans, not computers

Written by on June 12, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) – Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday warned graduates at MIT, a pioneer in fields like computers and robots, about technology’s dehumanizing aspects and urged them to infuse its development with their own values. “I’m not worried about artificial intelligence giving computers the ability to think like humans,” Cook said in his […]

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Apple reveals some real gems at recent WWDC event

Apple reveals some real gems at recent WWDC event

Written by on June 9, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Mostly catch up but studded with a few gems. While Apple spent most its time catching up with innovations made by other ecosystems, there were a few areas where its announcements put it ahead of the pack. Machine Learning Apple is weaving machine learning into all of its services. This combined with increasing integration of Apple’s […]

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Privacy and why telcos are losing another great opportunity

Privacy and why telcos are losing another great opportunity

Written by on June 7, 2017 in Opinion with 0 Comments

While all eyes were firmly on what Apple is doing in your home, some will have missed a rather important point. We have said for a while now that telcos have an opportunity to be the privacy advocate and champion as a way of keeping customers loyal. It now seems that they have missed the boat. […]

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News highlights – 30 May

News highlights – 30 May

Written by on May 31, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 30 May Amazon hits $1,000 a share, underscores massive tech rally NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com on Tuesday became the second of the current S&P 500 components to hit the $1,000 price mark, beating Google parent Alphabet to the punch and underscoring a massive rally in large-cap technology-related stocks. Read more… Android […]

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