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Apple Responds Ad Group’s Criticism of Safari 11’s New to Safari 11 Tracking Prevention Feature

In response to advertising industry objections to Safari's new Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature, Apple explained how ad tracking companies are able to recreate a person's browsing history using cross-site tracking techniques. All of this can be done without the user's permission. Apple's new Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature in Safari is aiming to stop these ad...

New Apple Watch Workouts Hinted at in Latest iOS 11 Beta

Files discovered in the latest iOS 11 beta suggest Apple is planning to add a host of exercises to the Apple Watch's Workout app this fall, including complex activities like kickboxing, badminton, baseball and more. Discovered by iHelp BR, Apple's latest iOS beta software includes icons and titles for what appears to be a new set of workout...

Snowden Leaks Reveal How Governments Tracked Your iPhone

Just in case you thought that the iPhone tracking story ended with the year 2014: Edward Snowden is back with a new report, shared by Der Spiegel, detailing how the British GCHQ tracked targeted iPhones (via The Verge). The exploit is based on the UDID (the iPhone’s Unique Device Identifier) system: every iPhone has a...