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Apple set to release long-awaited iOS update to restrict tracking by advertisers

Apple is about to give millions of iPhone users a choice: Allow Facebook and other apps running on Apple’s iOS platform to track your activity on your phone and online, or stop tracking altogether. What will you choose? Among the new features in Apple’s new iPhone software, iOS 14.5, is a major privacy update called App Tracking Transparency, […]

Apple CEO escalates battle with Facebook over online privacy

Apple CEO Tim Cook fired off a series of thinly veiled shots at Facebook and other social media companies Thursday, escalating an online privacy battle pitting the iPhone maker against digital services that depend on tracking people to help sell ads. “Too many are still asking the question ‘how much can we get away with?’ […]

Apple urges security upgrade to iPhones, iPads

Apple is urging iPhone and iPad users to update their devices to fix security flaws that might have been “actively exploited” by hackers. Apple made the software upgrades available Tuesday, adding a rare note suggesting it was a serious threat. The company credited anonymous researchers for pointing out the vulnerability but provided little details about […]

Apple unveils iOS 14 with new home screen experience

Apple offered a glimpse into its new iPhone operating system, iOS 14, which includes a new home screen experience. The company kicked off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday by unveiling a new feature called App Library, which automatically organizes the apps on your home screen so you don’t have to scroll through several […]