New iOS verification marks an end to ‘captchas’

It may ask you to spot all the traffic lights in a picture, or type out some wobbly looking letters and numbers. If you get it wrong, it may ask you to start again, leading you to wonder if you really know what a traffic light looks like – or if you might be a … Continue reading New iOS verification marks an end to ‘captchas’

Why Apple is leaving China

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple has told some of its contract manufacturers that it intends to increase production outside China, citing China's strict anti-COVID-19 policy and other reasons for its decision. The report noted that India and Vietnam, where Apple already has production facilities, are among the countries short-listed by the company … Continue reading Why Apple is leaving China

EU Antitrust Regulators sue Apple over payment technology violations

EU antitrust regulators charged Apple on Monday with restricting rivals' access to its NFC chip technology in a move that could result in a hefty fine for the iPhone maker and force it to open its mobile payment system to competitors. The European Commission said it had sent a charge sheet known as a statement … Continue reading EU Antitrust Regulators sue Apple over payment technology violations

China orders Apple to delete Quran app for Muslims

An app used by Muslims throughout the world, Quran Majeed, has been removed by Apple at the request of the Chinese government. Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com The BBC reports that the app was removed after China accused Quran Majeed of posting illegal religious texts. The elimination of the app was reported by Apple … Continue reading China orders Apple to delete Quran app for Muslims