Apple’s App Store appeals process would make ‘Kafka blush,’ entrepreneur tells Congress

Technology executives said that Apple’s App Store platform has too much power in a congressional hearing in Boulder, Colorado on Friday. The hearing, held by the House Antitrust Subcommittee, is another signal that Washington lawmakers are increasingly scrutinizing big technology companies over power that might not always harm consumers, but can hurt smaller businesses. The … Read more Apple’s App Store appeals process would make ‘Kafka blush,’ entrepreneur tells Congress

“5 Things We Can Each Do To Make Social Media And The Internet A Kinder And More Tolerant Place” With ​Adina Mahalli

The biggest long-term effect of being shamed online is that you may build up your defenses to prevent getting hurt again. In an attempt to reduce your chances of the disconnection that came from the attack, you’ll create walls to limit your vulnerability. If you don’t attempt to create real connection, you won’t face disconnection. … Read more “5 Things We Can Each Do To Make Social Media And The Internet A Kinder And More Tolerant Place” With ​Adina Mahalli

Apple will make its new Mac Pro in the US

Apple will make its new Mac Pros in Austin, Texas, continuing to build the computers at the same facilities that have been assembling the prior-generation Mac Pros since 2013. Apple says building the computer in the US is possible thanks to receiving a tariff exemption on “certain necessary components.” Production is supposed to begin “soon.” This is … Read more Apple will make its new Mac Pro in the US

Five Hacks To Make The Most Of Your Social Media Strategy

So, you’ve spent all this money on an advanced social listening tool to help your business make the most of its social media strategy. Now what? Here are five hacks that can take your social performance from good to great. 1. Set clear timeframes Are you tracking a certain campaign? Or is your social listening … Read more Five Hacks To Make The Most Of Your Social Media Strategy

Apple might put OLEDs in laptops and tablets to make up for slowing iPhone sales

Apple may use high-end OLED screens in more of its devices, not necessarily just because it wants to, but also because it may satisfy a penalty it supposedly owes to its OLED supplier, Samsung Display — after reportedly failing to buy enough iPhone screens to make good on its contract. According to a report from ETnews, … Read more Apple might put OLEDs in laptops and tablets to make up for slowing iPhone sales

Will 5G Make Apple’s iPhones Even More Expensive?

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to launch its first 5G-capable smartphones sometime in 2020. On Apple’s most recent earnings call, analyst Katy Huberty asked CEO Tim Cook to comment on “how the company approaches a new technology like [5G], given the higher cost but also potentially significant benefit?” The analyst also asked Cook to provide some insight into … Read more Will 5G Make Apple’s iPhones Even More Expensive?

WhatsApp Says No to Indian Government’s Demand to Make Messages Traceable

WhatsApp has turned down the Indian government’s demand to provide it with a solution to track origin of messages on its platform. The Facebook-owned WhatsAppsays creating a software to trace the origin of messages will go against the idea of user privacy and end-to-end encryption. Sources in the IT Ministry had told PTI that the government … Read more WhatsApp Says No to Indian Government’s Demand to Make Messages Traceable

Putin Says Russia Must Not Use Blanket Bans to Make Internet Safer

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday there were no plans to shut down social media sites or limit Internet freedoms in Russia, and that a “civilised” solution was needed to make the Internet safer. Russia blocked the online messaging service Telegram in April after it refused to grant state security services access to its users’ encrypted messages. Critics … Read more Putin Says Russia Must Not Use Blanket Bans to Make Internet Safer

Make Facebook Commit It Will Not Influence Elections, Parliamentary Panel Urges Government

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT on Thursday told the government to make Facebookcommit that it would not misuse the users data to influence elections in India or for any other extraneous purposes outside the purview of the local laws or terms of user agreement. The panel headed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Anurag Thakur … Read more Make Facebook Commit It Will Not Influence Elections, Parliamentary Panel Urges Government

Nokia Brand Licencee HMD Global Plans to Make Components in India

Eyeing aggressive growth in India, Finnish company HMD Global – which sells the Nokia brand of phones – is working hard towards manufacturing its own components in the country, a top company executive has emphasised. The company, which has sold 70 million Nokia devices globally, has grown its business nearly five times in the past eight months … Read more Nokia Brand Licencee HMD Global Plans to Make Components in India