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iPhone Facetime bug lets unanswered callers eavesdrop and observe

World Jan 29, 2019

iPhone Facetime bug lets unanswered callers eavesdrop and observe

A newly discovered Facetime bug lets people hear and even see those they are reaching out to on iPhones using the video calling software, sparking privacy fears. The bug, initially outlined by Apple product and review website 9to5Mac.com, was reported by several media outlets. A video ...

Samsung smartphone users get a shock: They can't delete Facebook

Business / Tech Jan 9, 2019

Samsung smartphone users get a shock: They can't delete Facebook

Nick Winke, a photographer in the Pacific Northwest, was perusing internet forums when he came across a complaint that alarmed him: On certain Samsung Electronics Co. smartphones, users aren't allowed to delete the Facebook app. Winke bought his Samsung Galaxy S8, an Android-based device that ...

Apple's quarterly profit leaps 30%, nears $1 trillion value

Business / Corporate Aug 1, 2018

Apple's quarterly profit leaps 30%, nears $1 trillion value

Apple said Tuesday that its profit had jumped more than 30 percent to $11.5 billion in the recently ended quarter, besting market expectations despite selling fewer iPhones than analysts projected. The news boosted shares in the tech giant in after-hours trading, putting it ever closer ...