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Apple, Google pressured to drop Saudi app that lets men track and control women

02.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Google and Apple are under pressure from human rights groups and a U.S. senator to remove from their stores an app called Absher. The app was created by the Saudi government and includes a feature that helps men monitor and control women who are unde... ...

Apple acquires talking Barbie voicetech startup PullString

Apple has just bought up the talent it needs to make talking toys a part of Siri, HomePod, and its voice strategy. Apple has acquired PullString, also known as ToyTalk, according to Axios’ Dan Primack and Ina Fried. The company makes voice experience design tools, artificial intelligence to power those experiences, and toys like talking ...

Presidents Day 2019 sales: Casper mattresses, Dell laptops, KitchenAid mixers, and more

02.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Presidents Day means a long weekend, and long weekends means top-tier shopping opportunities. We're not sure how George Washington celebrated his birthday 260 years ago, but being the Pisces that he was, he probably did his fair share of spending mon... ...

Save up to 25% on all kinds of Apple iPad models at Amazon and Walmart

02.14.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Amazon and Walmart are having a sale on Apple iPad models for casual users and professionals alike. These are Apple's current models on the 9.7-inch iPad and 10.5-inch iPad Pro, but much cheaper than what you would find on the Apple homepage. In fact... ...

Pirated iOS apps are being distributed through Apple’s enterprise developer program

02.14.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Some of the most popular iOS apps are being pirated using Apple’s very own developer program. According to a report by Reuters, software pirates are obtaining official Apple enterprise developer certificates in order to distribute hacked versio... ...

Ios and Android app stores both host Saudi government app that lets men track their spouses’ movements

Senator Ron Wyden has publicly denounced both Apple and Google for hosting mobile apps that connect to Absher, a Saudi government service designed to allow Saudi men to track their spouses and employees' whereabouts at all times.

Absher is a multifunction service, integrating payments and other services.

Recent events have highlighted the routine oppression of Saudi ...

SEC charges former Apple compliance lawyer with insider trading, avoiding $382K in losses, and making $245K in profits

The shine on Apple is getting a little tarnished. Today, the SEC filed a suit against Gene Levoff, a lawyer who used to work for the iPhone giant, accusing him of insider trading, selling millions of dollars in stock ahead of earnings and saving himself some $382,000 in losses the process, and in a separate, ...