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April 22

Apple execs explain how AirTag is ‘stalker-proof’ and whether you should use it to track pets

Apple unveiled on Tuesday its AirTag smart tracker. Designed to be “privacy-first” and “stalker-proof,” two Apple executives shared more info about the AirTag with Fast Company.

May 6

App Store VP testifies in Epic trial as emails reveal special API access for Hulu and other devs

As the Epic vs. Apple trial continues, today marked our first Apple executive testimony. The vice president of the App Store, Matt Fischer, testified in the case today, detailing his involvement in the App Store, the creation of Apple’s guidelines, and more.

April 27

Apple reinforces that App Store was built to protect users as trial against Epic approaches

Apple and Epic Games have been fighting in court after the popular game Fortnite was removed from the App Store in August 2020, but there’s still a lot to come. Both companies are expected to face each other in a trial expected to begin on May 3, and Apple continues to strengthen its arguments to […]

May 3

Apple and Epic go head-to-head in fiery opening remarks of highly-anticipated trial

Today marked the beginning of the highly-anticipated Apple vs. Epic trial, and things kicked off with both companies presenting their opening statements. While Epic argued that Apple has built a monopolistic ecosystem surrounding the App Store and iPhone, Apple said that Epic fails to support its claims with any evidence.

May 1

Apple runs App Store with 78% profit margin, according to court testimony

It is an open secret that the App Store is a huge revenue and profit driver for Apple but to date Apple has not disclosed figures that break out exactly how profitable the App Store is. Apple has previously told senators that its business does not calculate profit and loss for individual products and services. […]

May 9

Epic vs. Apple court case: First week recap

The Epic vs. Apple court case started on May 3. As it still has two more weeks to go, here’s what we’ve learned this week with the trial.

May 7

Apple hires former Cisco executive to lead its corporate communications

Apple has hired Stella Low, a former Cisco executive, as the company’s new vice president of worldwide corporate communications. Low joins Apple to lead its communications team, which is responsible for the company’s public relations operations.

April 27

Epic deposition reveals Eddy Cue pushed to bring iMessage to Android in 2013, but was overruled

New filings in the Epic vs. Apple legal battle have shed additional light on Apple’s decision-making process regarding bringing iMessage to Android. As it turns out, Apple senior VP Eddy Cue pushed for iMessage to come to Android in 2013, but was overruled by other Apple executives.

Scott Forstall deposition in Epic vs Apple case focuses on early days of the iPhone and App Store

Ahead of the Epic vs Apple trial officially kicking off next week, Epic Games today has released transcripts of depositions it held with current and former Apple executives. While the Eddy Cue deposition revealed details about Apple bringing iMessage to Android, Scott Forstall’s deposition proivdes an interesting look at the early days of the iPhone’s […]

April 8

Apple: ‘Moving iMessage to Android will hurt us more than help us’

Android users have long wanted an iMessage app to use the popular messaging service on non-Apple devices. Epic’s lawsuit against Apple has now revealed and confirmed that lock-in is the reason why iMessage for Android does not exist.

April 22

Apple execs address merging the iPad and Mac, mini-LED, and more in new interview

Following the announcement of the new M1 iPad Pro and M1 iMac on Tuesday, Apple executives John Ternus and Greg Joswiak have sat down with the Independent for an in-depth interview. The two Apple executives spoke in the interview about Apple’s plans for the iPad and Mac, the new features of the 2021 iPad Pro, […]

May 5

Emails reveal Apple’s attempts to stop Netflix from dropping App Store In-App Purchase support

New internal emails and presentation documents revealed as part of the Epic vs. Apple show how Apple attempted to convince Netflix to continue using the App Store In-App Payments system. As Netflix was plotting its roadmap, Apple made a multitude of last-ditch efforts to win the company over.

April 20

Roundup: Here’s everything Apple could announce at its April 20 ‘Spring Loaded’ event

Apple has officially confirmed its long-anticipated spring 2021 event. This year, Apple is holding a virtual event on April 20, and it’s teasing it with the tagline “Spring Loaded.” The event could include a new iPad Pro, AirTags, and more. Read on as we round up everything that Apple could announce during its April 20 […]

April 5

Facebook refuses to provide documents requested by Apple in ongoing Epic case

Less than a month away from the Apple vs. Epic trial, Facebook is getting involved. According to a letter filed with the court, Apple requested some documents from Facebook, but Facebook doesn’t want to provide them.

May 6

Apple TV+ orders ‘Hello Tomorrow!’ series starring ‘The Morning Show’ actor Billy Crudup

As awards season is ending, Apple TV+ continues to announce its catalog for 2021 and beyond. Hello Tomorrow! starring Emmy Award winner Billy Crudup has been ordered as an Apple Original.

May 3

Apple says iOS 14.5.1 and macOS 11.3.1 patch WebKit flaws that may have been actively exploited

Apple released updates for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch today with multiple security updates. The patched flaws involved malicious web content that could lead to arbitrary code execution – and Apple says they may have been actively exploited.

Yesterday

Top Apple Health exec leaving the company to join primary care startup

Apple is about to lose one of its top executives this week as Myoung Cha is about to leave the company. The executive is currently Apple Health’s head of strategic initiatives but will soon join Carbon Health, a primary care startup.

May 4

Apple releases Safari 14.1 with WebKit patch for macOS Catalina and Mojave

Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 14.5.1 and macOS Big Sur 11.3.1 with an important security update that fixed a serious WebKit exploit. Today the company released Safari 14.1 for users running macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave, which also fixes the exploit that had been being used for malicious web content.

April 29

Alibaba is concerned about how Apple’s new privacy policies will affect its business

With the release of iOS 14.5 and the App Tracking Transparency feature, multiple companies that have ad-based businesses have been getting concerned as Apple’s privacy policies now let users opt-out of being tracked by third-party apps. Last week, Alibaba Group invited some marketing executives to discuss what to do about the changes introduced with iOS […]

April 9

Apple TV+ plans to increase rate of original film production, hires ex-WarnerMedia film executive

According to a new report from The Information, Apple has hired away Jessie Henderson from WarnerMedia as the company looks to expand its investment in original film production. The new hire will join the Apple Original Films division as Apple looks to expand the number of films it produces. The report say that Apple is […]

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