Apple cutting iPhone Christmas production by 10 million units due to chip shortage – media

US tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to slash its iPhone production goals in 2021 amid growing shortage of semiconductors around the world. The news has triggered an immediate 1.2% drop in the company’s share value. … Read More >Apple cutting iPhone Christmas production by 10 million units due to chip shortage – media

Exposing military spending waste, Apple’s junk business model, police lies about fentanyl

Lee Camp interviews policy analyst Stephen Semler about the US’ outrageous military excesses and how they impact the country as a whole. Semler and Camp discuss the minutiae of the military budget, Joe Biden’s career bolstering imperialist violence and the draconian policing of the domestic population, and how the American people have responded in the past few years. … Read More >Exposing military spending waste, Apple’s junk business model, police lies about fentanyl

‘Liars and hypocrites’: Imprisoned Russian opposition figure Navalny accuses Google & Apple of being ‘accomplices’ of Kremlin

The jailed Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny has taken to Twitter to criticize US tech giants Google and Apple of acting as “accomplices” of the Kremlin, which he says “forged the results” of the country’s recent elections. … Read More >‘Liars and hypocrites’: Imprisoned Russian opposition figure Navalny accuses Google & Apple of being ‘accomplices’ of Kremlin

Israeli spy tech firm exploited vulnerability on ALL IPHONE devices to implant ‘Pegasus’ malware – report

Digital rights group CitizenLab has discovered a vulnerability that allowed Israeli spyware company NSO Group to implant its Pegasus malware onto virtually every iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch device. … Read More >Israeli spy tech firm exploited vulnerability on ALL IPHONE devices to implant ‘Pegasus’ malware – report

Apple & Google delete Navalny’s ‘Smart Voting’ app after top Russian officials accuse US tech giants of ‘election interference’

An online tactical voting initiative backed by jailed campaigner Alexey Navalny has been removed from app stores on the eve of Russia’s parliamentary elections, after Moscow hit out at tech firms it says were circumventing a ban. … Read More >Apple & Google delete Navalny’s ‘Smart Voting’ app after top Russian officials accuse US tech giants of ‘election interference’

‘Like remote-controlling your arm against you’: Snowden says Apple WON’T DECIDE what it scans the phones for – governments will

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has dissected Apple’s phone-scanning plan, saying it not only blurs the line between what is and isn’t private, but will eventually enable governments to meddle into intimate details of one’s life. … Read More >‘Like remote-controlling your arm against you’: Snowden says Apple WON’T DECIDE what it scans the phones for – governments will

Moscow summons US ambassador over ‘meddling’ in Russian elections, accuses Americans of being ‘detached from reality’ in reaction

Moscow has “irrefutable evidence” of American tech giants breaking Russian law, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, on Friday, as it summoned the US Ambassador, John Sullivan, to tell him it won’t tolerate election interference. … Read More >Moscow summons US ambassador over ‘meddling’ in Russian elections, accuses Americans of being ‘detached from reality’ in reaction

‘Dystopian nightmare’: Russian tech billionaire Durov slams America’s Apple & Google for ‘censoring’ information on the internet

Two of the world’s largest corporations, American tech giants Apple and Google, are actively censoring information disseminated to the public. That’s according to Pavel Durov, the Russian founder of the Telegram Messenger app. … Read More >‘Dystopian nightmare’: Russian tech billionaire Durov slams America’s Apple & Google for ‘censoring’ information on the internet

Apple’s new ‘child-safety’ features face fresh challenge over censorship & privacy from over 90 rights groups

Apple’s controversial plan to scan user photos and conversations for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) faces renewed criticism after rights groups warned it would “censor protected speech”, threaten privacy and endanger children. … Read More >Apple’s new ‘child-safety’ features face fresh challenge over censorship & privacy from over 90 rights groups

Snowden joins battle against iPhone photo-scanning plan as Apple insults privacy activists as ‘screeching voices of the minority’

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has endorsed a petition against Apple’s plan to scan every iPhone user’s photos, calling it an assault on privacy. The company insisted its intention is only to root out child sexual abuse. … Read More >Snowden joins battle against iPhone photo-scanning plan as Apple insults privacy activists as ‘screeching voices of the minority’