Apple is set to reveal its second quarterly earnings report of 2017 on Tuesday May 2 and based on early estimates from analysts, Tim Cook might not have much to boast about. Wall Street has been in love with Apple stock the last few months, sending it to all-time highs since the last earnings report […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
Tim Cook has repeatedly said Apple has no plans to make a touchscreen MacBook, but a crazy new concept imagines what would happen if the company replaced keyboards with a giant touchpad. Giving creatives a big touch screen instead of a keyboard may sounds like a horrible idea at first. Show More Summary
The tech giant's senior vice president of retail has overseen Apple stores’ most significant redesign since they opened around 15 years ago
Device fingerprinting was used to prevent account fraud.
In 2015, Uber almost got itself kicked out of the iOS App Store. Apple CEO Tim Cook brought Uber CEO Travis Kalanick into the company’s Cupertino offices and laid down the law, the New York Times reported. So what exactly did Uber do...Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook confronted Uber’s Travis Kalanick about the app’s troubling violations.
April 24, 2015: It’s time for the official release of the Apple Watch, the wearable device Tim Cook describes as the “next chapter in Apple history.” Fans, having endured a seven-month wait since the device’s unveiling at a keynote the previous September, can finally strap an Apple Watch onto their wrists. Show More Summary
At first glance, Apple CEO might seem a quiet person, but this might not be true when it’s about his company’s policies especially when someone tries to outsmart it. A similar to this happened back in 2015, when ride hailing application...Show More Summary
Apple CEO Tim Cook considered removing the Uber app from the App Store over privacy concerns, according to a report. An in-depth profile of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick by The New York Times revealed that he directed employees to hide a feature from Apple engineers that allowed the taxi app to secretly...
Why Tim Cook personally threatened Uber CEO Travis Kalanick. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.
Uber's willingness to openly disregard Apple's App Store guidelines almost prompted Tim Cook to kick the popular ridesharing app off the App Store altogether, according to a new report from The New York Times. In a fascinating profile...Show More Summary
The practice eventually led to Apple CEO Tim Cook threatening to remove Uber from the App Store.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook threatened to pull Uber's app from the App Store in early 2015 after discovering the ride-hailing company was secretly "fingerprinting" iPhones that used the app, it emerged on Sunday. The claim appeared in a New York...Show More Summary
Tim Cook dressed down Uber CEO Travis Kalanick — and even threatened to boot Uber out of the App Store — for violating Apple’s privacy rules, claims a new report. Uber broke iOS privacy laws in an attempt to crack down on a certain kind of fraud in China, in which some drivers would earn incentives by […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
We learned yesterday that Tim Cook almost pulled Uber from the App Store over the way it was tracking iPhones and tricking Apple engineers. Uber had seemingly found a way to ‘fingerprint’ individual iPhones even after the app was removed,...Show More Summary
Eric Lieberman Technology, RIP Uber? Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly threatened to remove Uber from its App Store when he found out the company tracked customers’ whereabouts even after they deleted the app. “So, I’ve heard you’ve been...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Monday. 1. Apple CEO Tim Cook once personally threatened to kick Uber out of the App Store. He told Uber CEO Travis Kalanick that the Uber app violated Apple's privacy rules. 2. Show More Summary
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick once drew the ire of Apple’s Chief Executive, Tim Cook. It appears that the app for the ride-hailing service has been tracking users’ devices, even after they deleted said app. A report by The New York TimesShow More Summary