Ad Spending Shifts to Google’s Android as Apple Tightens Privacy Rules

Advertisers have reportedly begun shifting their spending patterns following Apple’s iOS update that requires apps to gain iPhone and iPad users’ permission to track them. Industry data shows that mobile advertising aimed at iPhone users has dropped significantly while advertising aimed at users of Google’s Android OS are climbing.

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Apple Stands Firm on Workers Returning to Office

Tech giant Apple has been at odds with a large group of employees in recent months after it demanded that they return to the office at least a few days a week, with many employees resisting the return to the workplace.

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Apple Argues that Giving Consumers the Freedom to Choose Apps ‘Eliminates Choice’

A key point of contention for Apple in recent months has been pressure on the company to allow users to “sideload” apps onto their iOS devices, a process that completely avoids the Apple App Store, which the company continues to argue is both unsafe and unfair to users. Incredibly, the company claims that the freedom to choose different methods of loading apps “eliminates choice” for the consumer.

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Bokhari: Democrat Led Antitrust Bills Are a Massive Gamble

The antitrust subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee recently released five highly anticipated bills aimed at curbing the power of the Big Tech companies. The House is currently under the control of the Democrats, but these bills have been pitched as a bipartisan effort, led by subcommittee chairman Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and ranking member Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO).

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 12: Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) asks Deputy Assistant FBI Director Peter Strzok a question on July 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Strzok testified before a joint committee hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees. While involved in the probe into Hillary Clinton's …

Democrat Led Committee Introduces 5 Antitrust Bills Targeting Tech Giants

The House Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on antitrust has introduced five new bills aimed to curb anticompetitive practices in the tech industry. Although none of them directly address the tech issue of greatest concern to Republicans, censorship, the bills have been presented as a bipartisan effort to rein in the power of dominant Silicon Valley companies.

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Apple Wants to Join the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Tech giant Apple is reportedly aiming to join the doctor-patient relationship as an interface between users and their physicians, with future updates aiming to provide users with options to send summaries of their health data to their doctor.

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Facebook Will Help Users Bypass Apple’s Cut of App Purchases

In a move that will likely anger Apple, the CEO of the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram has stated that the company wants to promote offline transactions between creators and brands in order to bypass Apple’s 30 percent cut of in-app purchases. This is the latest salvo in an ongoing war between the Masters of the Universe.

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Apple Continues to Change Its Features to Please Communist China

Apple announced the launch of its new iCloud+ services at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) recently. One feature, called “Private Relay,” allows users to mask their browsing activity and identity similar to a virtual private network, but this feature will not be offered in China due to the country’s laws surrounding VPNs.

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves as he arrives for the Economic Summit held for the China Development Forum in Beijing on March 23, 2019. (Photo by Ng Han Guan / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read NG HAN GUAN/AFP via Getty Images)