May 17, 2020

Apple says Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect all Mac and iOS devices

Updates to protect against Meltdown flaw available for supported iPhone, iPad, Mac computers and Apple TV devices, with more protections being developed Spectre and Meltdown processor security flaws – explained Apple’s iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are all vulnerable to the major processor flaws revealed on Wednesday, the company has warned, but it says updates [...]
May 17, 2020

Apple leads race to become world’s first $1tn company

Tech giants likely to pass record valuation if share price rises echo 2017 performance with Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Facebook in with a chance The race is on to become the world’s first trillion-dollar company, with all eyes fixed on tech giants such as Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet, the parent company of Google. Financial [...]
May 17, 2020

Are there any good portable MP3 players for blind and visually impaired people?

Annabelle has been using an Apple iPod Shuffle but the battery is going. Is there a cheap and suitable music player she should replace it with? I am a blind young woman who absolutely loves listening to music. Does anybody out there know of any lightweight, blind-accessible alternatives to the iPod Shuffle? I have a [...]
May 17, 2020

Apple investors call for action over iPhone ‘addiction’ among children

Open letter highlights growing concern that Silicon Valley is damaging youth and urges new parental controls, child protection committee and release of data Two of the largest investors in Apple are urging the iPhone maker to take action against smartphone addiction among children over growing concerns about the effects of technology and social media on [...]
May 17, 2020

Apple says it will pay $38bn in foreign cash taxes and create 20,000 US jobs

Tech giant says it will repatriate some overseas cash holdings Apple has faced sustained criticism for tax evasion policies Apple said on Wednesday it would make a one-time payment of $38bn to repatriate some of its vast overseas cash holdings. Related: Apple secretly moved parts of empire to Jersey after row over tax affairs View [...]