Tim Cook rails against bad privacy regulation & sideloading in keynote speech

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple CEO Tim Cook used his IAPP Global Privacy Summit keynote speech to discuss privacy and trust in the digital economy, including a need … Read more

Tim Cook’s privacy summit keynote condemns app sideloading

Apple CEO Tim Cook called privacy a key battle of our time during a speech Tuesday. He extolled Apple’s commitment to protecting its users’ data and condemned regulations that would force Cupertino to accept app sideloading on iPhones. “We are deeply concerned about regulations that would privacy and security in service of some other aim,” … Read more

The commercial space race is blasting off. Here’s what you need to know.

By Michael Belfiore In a small control room in Alameda, California, last November, half a dozen flight controllers monitored a two-stage, 43-foot rocket venting liquid oxygen. The rocket sat on a pad more than 3,000 miles up the coast in Alaska. This was the team’s fourth attempt to reach orbit, this time with a payload … Read more

New e-commerce tech helps shoppers of all sizes see themselves

By Vanessa McGrady In the vast realm of e-commerce, it’s time to think beyond providing the best shade of nail polish. Showing a wider range of skin tones, sizes, ages and physical abilities is part of connecting people and humanizing those who have traditionally been “othered” in a thin, white-centric media landscape. Thankfully, someone is … Read more

WeWork Developing Office Key Support for Apple Wallet

WeWork appears to be working on Apple Wallet support for the WeWork Access Card based on image assets and hidden code that MacRumors discovered in the WeWork app code. An image sourced from the WeWork app displaying the upcoming functionality The code that we located reads “add to wallet button tapped,” suggesting that a future … Read more

Minecraft: Bedrock Edition Beta includes ‘recovery compass’ item and more

Development on The Wild Update for Minecraft is officially in full swing for both versions, and Mojang Studios is showing no signs of slowing down. On Thursday, the studio began releasing a duo of new betas to Minecraft: Bedrock Edition and Minecraft Preview players, which includes a new item, plenty of tweaks and changes to … Read more