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Facebook Rolls Out New In-App Camera Features Reminiscent of Snapchat

The company says it wants to let people’s cameras “do the talking” as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text.


Apple Watch Series 3 Rumored To Include LTE Chip

The new Apple Watch may have the ability to connect to cellular networks, wrote an analyst from research firm Susquehanna Financial Group after taking a trip through Asia in recently.


Apple Releases 11th Annual Supplier Responsibility Report

Apple today released its 11th annual audit of its suppliers, which reports that 98 percent of its 705 suppliers were adhering to the rules regarding 60-hour work weeks.


TSMC to Ramp Up A11 Chip Production; 50 Million Units By July

Supplier TSMC is already preparing to start production of the A11 chip expected to land in Apple’s next round of iPhones.


WhatsApp Criticized For Providing Terrorists a ‘Place To Hide”

WhatsApp has been criticized for failing to help police following the revelation that Khalid Masood used the encrypted messaging service shortly before running down numerous people and stabbing a policeman to death in London last week.


4-Year Old Boy Saves Mother’s Life With Siri by Calling Emergency Services

A four-year-old boy in Croydon, south London, managed to call emergency services after finding his mother unconscious by using the Siri function on her smartphone.


Twitter Considering Paid Membership Option For Power Users

Twitter is considering adding a paid membership option for business users in a bid to arrest slowing revenue growth and a sharp decline in its share price.


Apple Says Exploits Released In “Dark Matter” Dump Are Outdated

Although much was made about a new batch of iPhone and MacBook flaws disclosed by WikiLeaks on Thursday, Apple says the issues appear to all be old, since-fixed vulnerabilities.


Wikileaks Releases ‘Dark Matter,’ Details Mac Exploits by CIA

“Dark Matter” describes the new leak as containing documentation for several CIA projects designed to target Apple Macs and iPhones.


Apple to Start Manufacturing iPhones in India Within Next Two Months

Apple is getting closer to making a deal that would allow the company to start assembling its phones in India, according to a government official.


Apple Drops (PRODUCT)RED Tag From New iPhone 7 In China [u]

Apple has decided to market the red iPhone color without the charitable (PRODUCT)RED tag in China, perhaps attempting to avoid associating the phone with AIDS.


Marriott Testing Apple’s Siri and Alexa Devices For Hotel Rooms

Both Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa voice assistants are being put through their paces by Marriott International, who hope to use one of the AI platforms to control devices in its hotel rooms.