Day: February 6, 2019

US House Democrats want Apple to answer Questions on FaceTime Flaw

Two key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Tuesday asked Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook, to answer questions about a privacy flaw in Apple’s group video chat software after a teenager and his mother tried for days to warn the iPhone maker of the bug. Apple said on Friday it had fixed the issue […]

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Flickr Starts Culling Users’ Photos

Photo-sharing website Flickr is starting to delete users’ photos after changing its terms and conditions. The firm announced in November that it would no longer be allowing its members one terabyte of free storage. Under the new rules, there is a limit of 1,000 photographs for those who do not subscribe to the service at […]

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U.S. Warns European Allies Not to Use Chinese Gear for 5 G Networks

The United States sees the European Union as its top priority in a global effort to convince allies not to buy Huawei equipment for next-generation mobile networks, a U.S. State Department Official said on Tuesday. After meetings with the European Commission and the Belgian government in Brussels, U.S. officials are set to take a message […]

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Children’s Smartwatch Recalled Over Data Fears

The European Commission has ordered the recall of a children’s smartwatch because it leaves them open to being contacted and located by attackers. In its recall alert, the Commission said the Enox Safe-Kid-One device posed a “serious” risk. Data sent to and from the watch was unencrypted allowing data to be easily taken and changed, […]

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Apple Reportedly Settles French Tax Bill

iPhone-maker Apple has reached a deal with French authorities to pay back taxes. French magazine L’Express reported that the firm paid nearly €500m ($570m, £439m) in a confidential settlement reached late last year. Apple’s French business confirmed there was a deal in a statement to the Reuters news agency but refused to say how much […]

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