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Russia Poised to Fine Apple and Google Over Opposition App

Russia is prepared to fine Apple and Google if they do not remove opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s “Smart Voting” app.

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FTC Will Require Health Apps to Notify Users of Data Breaches

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has updated its guidance for health apps, requiring them to notify users of data breaches impacting them.

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New T-Mobile Icon Will Let iPhone Users Know Which 5G They’re Using

T-Mobile is preparing to update the icon they display for iPhone users when they’re on 5G, showing them when they’re using the fastest flavors.

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App Annie Pays $10 Million to Settle SEC Securities Fraud Charge

App Annie, the mobile app data firm, has agreed to pay $10 million to settle SEC charges of securities fraud.

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Google Fined Over Anti-Competitive Abuse of Its Android Dominance

South Korea has fined Google $177 million over its efforts to prevent handset makers from using forks of the Android operating systems (OS).

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PSA: Update to iOS 14.8 Immediately

Apple has released iOS 14.8, just days before the anticipated release of iOS 15, and the update fixes two serious security issues.

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Motorcycle Vibrations Can Damage iPhone Cameras

It seems motorcycles and iPhones don’t mix, as Apple is warning the vibrations motorcycles cause can damage iPhone cameras.

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Microsoft, Google and VPN Apps the Big Winners of Remote Work

Amid the pandemic-fueled transition to remote work, VPNs, Microsoft and Google apps are among the fastest-growing productivity apps.

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Apple v Epic: Apple Scores a Victory (Mostly)

Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers has ruled in the landmark case between Apple and Epic, and largely ruled in Apple’s favor.

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Google Working on Its Own M1 Rival for Chromebook

Google is reportedly following Apple’s lead, working on its own chip to power future Chromebooks.