Thursday, 22 March 2018

Tag Archives: apple

Bill Gates Says Apple Should Unlock iPhones at Government Request

Bill Gates

WASHINGTON: Bill Gates thinks Silicon Valley isn’t worried enough about government regulation. In a new interview, he warned that big tech companies are being reckless in their support for end-to-end encryption, and he made some cryptic comments about Apple. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation released its annual letter, and ...

Read More »

iPhone source code leak


LONDON: There’s been a huge leak on the web today, which has put every iPhone on the market in danger in terms of security. The good news is that this leak could help the jailbreaking developers to have access to modifications in the deepest corners of the system, so it ...

Read More »

Apple invests in Malala’s education fund

Malala and Apple

LONDON: We have yet another reason to be proud of Malala Yousafzai. According to a report, the world’s most famous CEO and perhaps the most famous – and definitely youngest – Nobel Peace Prize winner could be found on Saturday morning taking tea with a family in downtown Beirut. The ...

Read More »

Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program expands more broadly in EU

Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Code’ program expands more broadly in Europe

LONDON: Apple announced this morning it’s bringing its “Everyone Can Code” program to 70 more colleges and universities across Europe. The program, which Apple designed to help students learn how to build apps, launched in May 2017 but was initially limited to the U.S. before expanding to other markets, including ...

Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Earned $102 Million in 2017


In fiscal 2017, Apple CEO Tim Cook received a salary of $3.06 million plus $9.33 million in bonuses and stock worth $89.2 million for a total compensation package of approximately $102 million. The data was shared today by Apple in a proxy statement filed with the United States Securities and ...

Read More »

Apple buys London-based music-recognition app Shazam for $400M

Shazam -

LONDON: After we broke the story last week that Apple was acquiring London-based music and image recognition service Shazam, Apple confirmed the news today. It is purchasing the startup – one of earliest players in the world of mobile music – as part of its bigger ambitions in the music ...

Read More »

Apple Agrees to Deal With Ireland Over $15 Billion Unpaid Tax


BRUSSELS: Ireland will begin collecting €13 billion ($15.46 billion) in back taxes from Apple Inc. as soon as early next year after both sides agreed to the terms of an escrow fund for the money, Ireland’s finance chief said Monday. The European Union in 2016 ordered Dublin to retrieve the ...

Read More »

Prince William launches anti-cyber bullying plan

Prince William

LONDON: The Duke of Cambridge is expected to launch a guide for children on how to cope with a “banter escalation scenario”, after bringing together social media giants to help combat cyberbullying. The Duke announced a “green cross code” for the 21st century, teaching young people aged 11-16 what to ...

Read More »

Netflix is raising prices again


NEW YORK: Netflix said that it’s raising the prices of its US-based streaming plans – a move that could disappoint some fans even as it helps support the costly original programming that’s made the service so popular in recent years. The cost of the streaming video giant’s basic plan, at $8 a month, ...

Read More »