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Report: Apple’s Contractors Work in ‘Black Site’

Bloomberg published an article on Monday detailing an Apple “black site” for contractors in Cupertino, California, where workers are allegedly treated as “inferior” to the permanent Apple employees at the Big Tech giant’s new HQ.

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Facebook Not Sorry for App that Spies on Teens

Following recent revelations that Facebook used an app to spy on teenage users for “market research” purposes, the social media giant has refused to apologize for the situation.

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Report: Former U.S. Government Operatives Helped UAE Hack iPhones

Former U.S. government intelligence operatives reportedly helped the United Arab Emirates hack into the iPhones of “rival foreign leaders,” diplomats, and others — even gaining access to “compromising” sexual photos of targets according to a report by Reuters.

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Apple Replaced 10 Times the Amount of Batteries Following ‘Batterygate’ Scandal

Apple replaced ten times as many iPhone batteries as they expected after reducing the price of battery replacement for certain models in 2018, following allegations the company was artificially slowing down iPhones, referred to as the “Batterygate” scandal. The battery replacements could have cost Apple up to $11 billion in lost revenue as customers replaced batteries instead of upgrading phones.

A woman uses her smartphone in Beijing on November 11, 2017. China's smartphone masses splurged billions of dollars in an e-commerce bonanza on November 11 as consumers rushed to snap up bargains on 'Double 11', billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR …

NYT: Your Apps Are Tracking You, and Sharing the Data

The New York Times published an article recently titled “Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret” which provides an insight into how much data is collected by smart devices.

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Apple Announces $1 Billion Austin Campus

Tech giant Apple has announced plans to build a new campus costing $1 billion in Austin, Texas, as part of its ongoing U.S. expansion. The facility will eventually employ 15,000 workers ranging from engineers to customer support representatives.

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Supreme Court to Hear Apple Antitrust Case

The Supreme Court will hear an antitrust case on Monday that focuses on Apple’s alleged antitrust violations with regards to its App Store practices.