Japan considering applying ‘secrecy of communications’ rules on tech giants like Apple and Google
A Japanese communications panel said on Monday that the country should consider legal action to begin imposing domestic-level rules on tech giants not based in Japan, such as Apple, Facebook ,and Google.
Custom Apple Watch Sport Loop Band set as prize for Apple’s third company-wide activity challenge
Apple is holding another company-wide activity challenge starting next month. Like it did last year at this time, participants who successfully complete the challenge will earn an exclusive black Apple Watch Sport Loop Band with colored accents that match the stand, move, and exercise rings.
Korea’s FTC – its Fair Trade Commission – has already found Apple guilty of unfair practices in its relationships with carriers. However, it promised to allow Apple the opportunity to respond, and has now done so.
Apple has reportedly accepted one part of the claim, but disputed another …
The company announced that Apple’s Giving program has raised more than $365 million for nonprofits around the world since it began eight years ago. It also shines light on some of its volunteering initiatives, including a coding class in Ireland run by volunteers from Apple’s Cork campus.
Abode is extending its promise that HomeKit support is coming soon to its affordable DIY Security System (reviewed) for homes. The news comes alongside the unveiling of a second-gen security system, although the company says both versions will work with Apple’s smart home platform.