Mobile Apps

Apple Bans Fornite Indefinitely, Amid Ongoing Legal Battle

CEO of Epic Games condemns ‘extraordinary anticompetitive move by Apple’ after it bans Fornite from App Store indefinitely

1 month ago

Google To Purchase NY Office Building For $2.1 Billion

Despite small numbers of office workers due to remote working, Google is to spend billions to acquire New York office…

1 month ago

Twitter Offers $800m To Settle Investor Lawsuit

Twitter offers to pay $809.5m to settle class action lawsuit which accused it of allegedly deceiving investors over user engagement

1 month ago

Google, Apple Pull Alexei Navalny App After Russian Demand

Voting app belonging to poisoned and jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny pulled from both Apple and Google app stores in…

1 month ago

No Drone At Gatwick, Claims Former Drone Executive

There was no drone? Doubt cast on repeated drone sightings that closed Gatwick airport for days during the Christmas period…

1 month ago

Wikipedia Bans Seven Chinese Users Citing ‘Infiltration’

Wikimedia Foundation bans seven users in China for 'infiltration of Wikimedia systems' that has resulted in 'physical harm' of users

1 month ago

South Korea Slaps Google With $177m Fine

Antitrust regulator in South Korea has fined Google $177m for blocking customised versions of the Android operating system

1 month ago

Apple iPhone 13 Launch: iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max

Part 2: The iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max are Apple's premium handsets, geared towards the high-end customer…

1 month ago

Apple iPhone 13 Launch: iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini

Part 1 details arrival of Apple iPhone and iPhone Mini; Part 2 will cover the arrival of the iPhone 13…

1 month ago

Apple iPhone 13 Launch: Apple Watch Series 7

Brand new look for Apple Watch thanks to a 20 percent larger screen area, coupled with faster charging, new colours,…

1 month ago

Apple iPhone 13 Launch: Apple iPad (9th Gen), iPad Mini (2021)

Apple updates its entry-level iPad portfolio with faster processors, Centre Stage for video calls, and some notable changes for the…

1 month ago

Russia To Tax Foreign ‘Digital Services’

Plan published in Russia to impose taxes on foreign-owned digital services, as part of ongoing effort to bolster domestic tech…

1 month ago

Google Hands Over Data To Hong Kong Authorities – Report

Despite pledging to halt data transfers due to a repressive security law in Hong Kong, Google reportedly has handed over…

1 month ago

Judge Orders Apple To Change App Store Payment Rules

California judge orders Apple to allow app developers to include links to outside forms of payment in major shake-up, but…

1 month ago

Twitter Introduces Labels For ‘Good’ Bots

Twitter to allow accounts to add label indicating if they are automated, in effort to give users more context –…

1 month ago

Apple Rejects Epic Games Fortnite Request In South Korea

Not having it. Despite South Korea ban on payment commission charges, Apple has refused to reinstate Epic Games account in…

2 months ago

Microsoft Indefinitely Postpones Office Return

Software giant is the latest tech giant to respond to ongoing infections, saying it will indefinitely postpone staff return to…

2 months ago

Facebook Reveals First Gen Smart Glasses

Social network Facebook teams up with luxury sunglasses maker for first generation of smart glasses called 'Ray-Ban Stories'

2 months ago

WhatsApp Moderators Can Read Messages – Report

Concern raised again about how secure messages are on WhatsApp, after it emerges moderators can access messages if a complaint…

2 months ago

Three UK Reinstates European Roaming Charges

Disappointing decision. Three UK becomes the latest British mobile operator to controversially rejoin the European roaming charge bandwagon

2 months ago

Facebook Questions UK’s CMA Authority On Giphy Purchase

In strongly worded letter, Facebook says the CMA's suggested divestiture of Giphy “is grossly unreasonable and disproportionate”

2 months ago

New Zealand Banks, Post Offices Downed By DDoS Attack

Websites belonging to the national postal service and banks in New Zealand, have been knocked offline on Wednesday in an…

2 months ago

Didi ‘May Fall Under State Control’ Under City Proposal

Ride-hailing giant Didi Global could be brought under the control of state-operated firms under reported proposal by Beijing municipal government

2 months ago

Apple Eases App Store Rules For Spotify, Netflix etc

Fresh concession from Apple for “reader” apps, but Netflix says it doesn't go far enough and Spotify CEO says Apple…

2 months ago

WhatsApp Slapped With $267m GDPR Fine For Sharing Data

Ouch. Irish Data Protection Commission hits WhatsApp with an increased fine of 225m euros, due to its handling and processing…

2 months ago

Twitter Targets Trolls And Abuse With ‘Safety Mode’

Making Twitter a little bit less toxic? Micro blogging platform unveils 'Safety Mode' designed to crack down on abuse and…

2 months ago

Apple Faces Antitrust Complaint In India Over In-App Payments

Non-profit group in India files antitrust complaint against Apple, over the 30 percent commission charge for in-app purchases

2 months ago

Age Appropriate Design Code Arrives To Protect Kids

Rules to protect youngsters come into effect in the UK today, governing how apps and online services should treat children’s…

2 months ago

South Korea Passes Bill To Curb In-App Purchase Charges

The App Store commission that Apple and Google imposes for in-app purchases is to be banned in South Korea after…

2 months ago

China Limits Kids To Three Hours Of Video Games A Week

Draconian move? Children in China now only allowed to play video games between 8 and 9pm on Friday, weekends and…

2 months ago