Goldman-Backed Apple Card Restricts Cryptocurrency Purchases

August 7, 2019

Cryptocurrencies cannot be purchased with the new Apple credit card according to the American multinational technology company’s recently published customer agreement guidelines. The Apple card’s restrictions indicate that the company’s partner, Goldman Sachs, is leery toward cryptocurrencies and other “cash equivalents” like lottery tickets and casino chips. Also Read: Banks Stopped Walmart Bank – Now the Retail Giant Hits Back With Crypto No Crypto Purchases With the Goldman Sachs Backed…

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Apple suspends Siri response grading in response to privacy concerns

August 3, 2019

In response to concerns raised by a Guardian story last week over how recordings of Siri queries are used for quality control, Apple is suspending the program world wide. Apple says it will review the process that it uses, called grading, to determine whether Siri is hearing queries correctly, or being invoked by mistake. In addition, it will be issuing a software update in the future that will let Siri…

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Apple opens app design and development accelerator in China

Apple has opened a design and development accelerator in Shanghai — its first for China — to help local developers create better apps as the iPhone maker looks to scale its services business in one of its key overseas markets. At the accelerator, Apple has begun to hold regular lectures, seminars and networking sessions for developers, the company said this week. It is similar to an accelerator it opened in…

July 13, 2019
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Apple disables Walkie Talkie app due to vulnerability that could allow iPhone eavesdropping

July 12, 2019

Apple has disabled the Apple Watch Walkie Talkie app due to an unspecified vulnerability that could allow a person to listen to another customer’s iPhone without consent, the company told TechCrunch this evening. Apple has apologized for the bug and for the inconvenience of being unable to use the feature while a fix is made. The Walkie Talkie app on Apple Watch allows two users who have accepted an invite…

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