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Apple Faces Class Action Suit Over Data Collection Despite Settings

Apple is in the hot seat following reports it ignores its own privacy settings and collects a massive amount of user data.

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Google Agrees to Record-Breaking Privacy Settlement With 40 States

Google has agreed to a record-breaking settlement in a privacy suit brought by 40 states over how the company tracks users.

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MediaTek Opens the Door to a Move Away From Taiwan

MediaTek, one of the world’s leading smartphone chipmakers, is open to the possibility of moving away from Taiwan, at least ‘incrementally.’

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Microsoft Commits to More Self-Repair Options

Microsoft is continuing its commitment to providing customers self-repair options, with the Surface Pro 9 marking a major change.

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COVID Lockdowns in China Impacting iPhone 14 Shipments

Apple is warning that new COVID restrictions and lockdowns in China will have a negative impact on iPhone 14 shipments.

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Pegatron Assembling the iPhone 14 in India

Apple is ramping up its iPhone manufacturing in India, with Taiwanese firm Pegatron now assembling the devices in-country.

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Qualcomm Warns of Weaker Profits on Smartphone Headwinds

Qualcomm has warned of weaker profits as a result of major headwinds in the broader smartphone industry.

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Foxconn’s ‘iPhone City’ Area Locked Down Over COVID

The area around Foxconn’s “iPhone City” plant has been locked down as a result of an increase in COVID cases.

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Leaker: Apple May Bring macOS to the iPad Pro

Apple is rumored to be taking a step fans have clamored for — bringing a version of macOS to the iPad Pro.

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Microsoft to Challenge Apple and Google With Xbox Mobile Gaming Store

Microsoft is getting into the app store game with an Xbox mobile gaming store that will challenge Apple and Google.

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Apple Will Reportedly Launch a Foldable iPad in 2024

After years of rumors and hopes, it appears Apple may be planning to release a foldable device in 2024.

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Apple’s iOS 16 Bypasses VPNs and Communicates With Apple

On the heels of news that Android bypasses VPNs and leaks data, developers have discovered that iOS 16 does even worse.

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Mulvad VPN: Android Circumvents VPNs and Leaks Data

Famed VPN company Mullvad has found that Android circumvents VPNs and leaks data, raising privacy implications.

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Apple Will Reportedly Release iPadOS 16.1 in October

Apple is preparing the next update to iPadOS and is reportedly releasing it the week of October 24.

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Report: 1 in 2 Android Apps Share User Data With Third Parties

Android apps continue to be a privacy nightmare, with 1 in 2 apps on the Google Play Store sharing user data with third parties.

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EU Formally Adopts USB-C for Phones, Tablets, and Other Devices

The European Parliament has finalized the adoption of USB-C for charging small and mid-sized devices, including Apple’s iPhone.

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Microsoft Is Killing Off SwiftKey for iOS

Microsoft is killing off its SwiftKey predictive keyboard for iOS, with plans to remove it from the App Store as of October 5.

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Intel Wants Apple Back As a Customer

Intel has made it clear that it wants Apple back as a customer, despite Apple moving full speed ahead with its own chips.

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More Android Apps Were Abandoned Than Updated in the Last Six Months

The Google Plays Store has a problem, with more Android apps abandoned in the last six months than those updated.

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Cloudflare Launches Zero Trust Mobile eSIM

Cloudflare has scored an industry first, launching the first zero trust eSIM for mobile devices in the BYOD era.