Apple issues an apology over privacy concerns with Siri recording conversations

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On Wednesday, Apple published a press release apologizing to customers over how the company handled audio files related to Siri, and how the company is changing its review process. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Siri may be listening in on your conversations, says a new report

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What you say is being used to determine the accuracy of Artificial Intelligence, or at least if we know about it, right? According to the new Netflix film The Great Hack, personal data has surpassed oil as the world’s most valuable asset. Companies continually try to study more about you or use you to train their technology, without you even knowing. Assistants from Google and Amazon have recently come under fire for recording your private data, and according to a new report from The Guardian, even Apple, a company who puts privacy at the forefront of everything it does, is listening in on your conversations. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Apple is no longer allowing users running OS X Yosemite or earlier to access their online store

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Nowadays, Apple has required all Mac users running macOS 10.10 Yosemite and earlier to update to latest macOS versions or update their third-party browsers in order to check out the Apple Online Store. Users will get an error message every time they attempt to visit the Apple Online Store website on older macOS versions. Continue reading Apple is no longer allowing users running OS X Yosemite or earlier to access their online store

Apple will require developers to add “Sign in with Apple” option in their apps later this fall

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During WWDC 2019, Apple announced plans that’ll require App Developers to implement “Sign in with Apple” on all future and existing apps. Apple claims this method is more secure than other forms of signing in, and won’t share your information with third-parties like Google or Facebook. Here’s everything you need to know about “Sign in with Apple.”

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Apple cracking down on pirates in its Enterprise Developer Program

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Apple’s Enterprise Developer Program has been making headlines recently, most notably with both Facebook and Google deploying “research” apps that violate Apple’s Privacy agreement. Now, Apple has begun cracking down on “pirates” within the program who deploy “hacked” versions of popular apps like ad-free Spotify, Pokémon Go, and more.

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Apple now requires two-factor authentication be enabled for developer accounts

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Earlier today, Apple informed all members of its Developer Program that two-factor authentication must be enabled on their accounts by the end of the month. Here’s everything we know so far.

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Apple blocks Facebook from running internal iOS apps after ‘research’ app controversy

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Apple has shut down Facebook’s ability to distribute internal iOS apps after learning they were paying to gain access to user’s iPhone’s through a “research” app. Here’s everything we know about the situation.

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