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60 percent of apps fail basic privacy tests, finds international cross-governmental study

Sep 12 2014 7:10am CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

A review of 1,211 apps carried out by a coalition of privacy officials across 19 countries found that 60 percent of them failed at least one basic privacy test, reports the WSJ. The officials found that 60% of apps raised privacy concerns, based on three criteria: They did not disclose how they used personal information; they required that the user give up an excessive amount of personal data as a condition of downloading the app; and their privacy policies were rendered in typ ...
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Apple and Samsung Pushing EU for Restricting Patent Troll’s Power

Source: Apple Balla | Feb 25 2014, 12:43pm CST | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

Apple and Samsung Pushing EU for Restricting Patent Troll’s Power
Apple and Samsung pushed their past rivalry aside, as they decide to join in a group of 19 companies to send a letter to the EU with a view to restricting the patent trolling power
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OLAF to probe Taiwan PV makers suspected of helping China firms evade import restrictions

Sep 9 2014 11:41pm CDT | Source: Digitimes

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) will investigate certain Taiwan-based PV makers suspected of helping China-based PV module makers evade the EU's minimum import price and import quota, ac ...
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Purported iPhone Speaker Assembly and USB Chargers [Photos]

Aug 26 2014 1:37pm CDT | Source: iClarified

A new speaker assembly and USB chargers allegedly for the iPhone 6 have surfaced online. Photos of the parts were posted by ElekWorld.We've seen the charger already; however, ElekWorld shows off US, EU, and AU versions of the unit.In the images below you can see the speaker assembly compared to the the assembly of the iPhone 5s. Share Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   T ...
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TSMC’s 20-Nanometer A8 Chip Applied in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
TSMC’s 20-Nanometer A8 Chip Applied in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
Apple disengages Samsung from producing the new A8 processor | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan
 
Apple Launches the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in US and Canada
Apple Launches the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in US and Canada
The customers formed huge queues to collect the new smartphones | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan
 
Tim Cook Surprises the iPhone 6 Purchasers at Apple’s Palo Alto Store
Tim Cook Surprises the iPhone 6 Purchasers at Apple’s Palo Alto Store
Tim Cook not only took selfies but also made fun with the Apple customers | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan
 
 

TPVIA dismisses speculation over looming EU solar probe

Aug 18 2014 10:14pm CDT | Source: Digitimes

The Taiwan Photovoltaic Industry Association (TPVIA) has dismissed speculation that the EU will launch an investigation into China-based PV module makers and their suppliers, including those from Taiwan, over allegedly illegal pra ...
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Apple says the App Store has created almost 500,000 European jobs

Aug 6 2014 2:24pm CDT | Source: App Advice

Apples economic reach in Europe goes far beyond its 16,000 employees. In a new microsite, Apple touts that 629,000 jobs have been created or supported in Europe by the company.A study from Vision Global finds that 497,000 jobs are directly attributable to the App Store while 132,000 positions across Europe are directly or indirectly supported by Apple. As a result of Apples growth, another 116,000 jobs have been created at other companies in Europe.Apple talks more about ...
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Apple files for US, European HealthKit trademarks

Aug 5 2014 3:24pm CDT | Source: MacNN

Apple has filed to trademark the term "HealthKit" in the US and the European Union, documents show. The US application covers "computer software used in developing other software applications," and "application development software." In the EU however, Apple's trademark may achieve a wider scope, covering not just computers and peripherals but health, fitness, and medical sen ...
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The European Commission says yes to Apple’s purchase of Beats

Jul 28 2014 7:57am CDT | Source: App Advice

On Monday, the European Commission (EC) approved Apples $3 billion acquisition of Beats. The deal was cleared under the EU Merger Regulation legislation, according to AppleInsider.TheEC said Apple’spurchase of Beats would not be detrimental to consumers. The commission found that although both companies sell headphones in Europe, neither is a market leader. They also noted that the headphones designed by Apple and Bea ...
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EU clears Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics

Jul 28 2014 7:56am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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