Category: TECH NEWS

Apple Promised to Enhance iCloud Security

The tech giant is going to add more security steps that would allow to keep hackers out of user accounts following the celebrity nude photo scandal. In addition, Apple will aggressively encourage users to take stricter measures. The company will

Apple Will Launch New iPhone on September 9

The tech industry expects that Apple’s next iPhone with a larger screen will be unveiled in two weeks. The company confirmed the date of its highly anticipated iPhone 6 launch event by sending out invitations featuring a close-up image of

UK Changed Attitude to Pirates

It seems that the advisors of UK Prime Minister are already unhappy with forcing Internet service providers to send their customers notifications when they pirate films, music and TV shows. A few days ago, the Prime Minister’s IP advisor claimed

Online Filters Block 20% of Popular Sites

About 20% of the most popular websites on the Internet are being blocked by the porn filters employed on local broadband and mobile networks. For example, it was noticed that a Porsche car dealership, a couple of feminist websites, a

50% of UK Children Think Content Should Be Free

Almost half of children and teenagers in the United Kingdom think that people should be allowed to download content for free. The survey involved 614 children, aged 8-15, asking about their attitudes to online media and digital consumption. The results

US Supreme Court Prohibited Unwarranted Cellphone Search

The US Supreme Court has recently delivered a landmark endorsement of electronic privacy, claiming that police have to obtain a warrant if they want to search the contents of cellphones seized from people they have arrested. The opinion of the

Russian Government Avoid Using AMD and Intel Chips

Russia seems to believe that using Intel and AMD chips is unsafe, and the government wants home grown chips used in their computers. According to Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry, they can replace Intel and AMD chips with domestically-produced micro

Facebook Was Down for Half an Hour

The social network was unavailable worldwide for 31 minutes, and users turned to other platforms – most of them did so to ask what’s going on or to complain. This was the longest outage on the website for 4 years.

Apple Reached Settlement on Book Cartel Case

Apple has recently reached some strange settlement with American states and other complainants in the infamous e-book pricing class action lawsuit. The settlement means that the company will be able to avoid a trial where it faced over $800 million

South Korea and EU Will Develop 5G Together

South Korea and the European Union agreed to cooperate on developing 5G wireless network technologies and are expected to come up with a global consensus on standards. The countries have finally come to a conclusion on the need for a