Twitter will now respect your Galaxy phone’s dark mode setting

Last updated: October 14th, 2021 at 00:43 UTC+02:00 Most Android phones come with a system-wide dark mode these days, and many, many third-party apps come with a dark theme to make reading easier and to reduce battery usage on devices with AMOLED screens. Many apps let the user select between a light theme and a… Continue reading Twitter will now respect your Galaxy phone’s dark mode setting

9 Oakland officers disciplined over offensive content shared on social media with work phones

Nine current and former Oakland police officers have been given unpaid leaves after an investigation showed the group shared offensive content online while using their work cellphones. Seven current officers, whose ranks include a lieutenant, were suspended for up to 25 days without pay after the investigation of an Instagram account belonging to an officer… Continue reading 9 Oakland officers disciplined over offensive content shared on social media with work phones

Social media ‘fasting’ contest aims to cure Jains’ addiction to mobile phones | World

Over the centuries the Jain religion in India has acquired a reputation for its dedication to fasting at festivals and on birthdays, anniversaries and holy days. Now the community is promoting a new type of deprivation with a “digital fasting” competition designed to wean youths off their mobile phones. “The mobile is a good servant… Continue reading Social media ‘fasting’ contest aims to cure Jains’ addiction to mobile phones | World

Jury awards Optis $300 million in second patent trial against Apple

Aug 13 (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Friday awarded Optis Wireless Technology LLC and several related companies $300 million in damages after a second patent trial against iPhone maker Apple Inc (AAPL.O). A jury had previously found that Apple had infringed five Optis wireless standard essential patents and awarded $506 million in damages, but… Continue reading Jury awards Optis $300 million in second patent trial against Apple

After criticism, Apple to only seek abuse images flagged in multiple nations

The Apple Inc logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar Aug 13 (Reuters) – After a week of criticism over a its planned new system for detecting images of child sex abuse, Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said on Friday… Continue reading After criticism, Apple to only seek abuse images flagged in multiple nations

Exclusive: Apple’s child protection features spark concern within its own ranks -sources

The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 12 (Reuters) – A backlash over Apple’s move to scan U.S. customer phones and computers for child sex abuse images has grown to include… Continue reading Exclusive: Apple’s child protection features spark concern within its own ranks -sources

Apple to check iCloud photo uploads for child abuse images

The Apple logo is seen at an Apple Store, as Apple’s new 5G iPhone 12 went on sale in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. October 23, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Aug 5 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Thursday said it will implement a system that checks photos on iPhones in the United States before they are… Continue reading Apple to check iCloud photo uploads for child abuse images

Google’s Pixel 6 phones are coming with a chip the Apple rival designed in-house

Google’s Pixel 6 phones will come in several colors. Google Google unveiled on Monday the newest generation of its flagship phone line, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro, to compete in a crowded field dominated by Apple and Samsung. The 5G phones, which will launch in the fall, are powered by a new system-on-chip… Continue reading Google’s Pixel 6 phones are coming with a chip the Apple rival designed in-house

TSMC reports gas contamination at key chip plant which supplies Apple – Nikkei

The logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is pictured at its headquarters, in Hsinchu, Taiwan, January 19, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang July 29 (Reuters) – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co’s (2330.TW) key plant that makes processors for Apple Inc (AAPL.O) was hit with a contamination of gas used in the chipmaking process, Nikkei reported on Friday.… Continue reading TSMC reports gas contamination at key chip plant which supplies Apple – Nikkei

Apple’s iPhone expected to drive sales, but App Store faces regulatory risk

July 27 (Reuters) – Strong sales of 5G iPhones and services such as the App Store and Apple Music are expected to drive growth at Apple Inc (AAPL.O), which reports results on Tuesday, but some investors will be listening to the company’s strategy to ward off anti-trust foes. The services business faces lawsuits, regulatory scrutiny,… Continue reading Apple’s iPhone expected to drive sales, but App Store faces regulatory risk

Identity thief used burner phones and Apple Pay to buy diamond-encrusted bitcoin medallion — and actual bitcoin too

It was almost every kind of modern-day financial swindle rolled into one. The mastermind behind an elaborate stolen credit-card scam that used bitcoin, burner phones and digital wallets such as Apple Pay to swipe more than $600,000 in luxury goods, has been sentenced to three years in federal prison. (Apple was not immediately available for… Continue reading Identity thief used burner phones and Apple Pay to buy diamond-encrusted bitcoin medallion — and actual bitcoin too