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It Seemed Like a Popular Chat App. It’s Secretly a Spy Tool.

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ToTok, an Emirati messaging app that has been downloaded to millions of phones, is the latest escalation of a digital arms race.

Apple Inc. shares rose on Thursday, hitting their latest in a series of record highs as the iPhone maker remained on track for its best annual performance in a decade.

News

The iPhone XR was the best-selling smartphone in Q3 2019, meaning it has been the best-selling model every quarter so far this year, according to …

Taiyo Yuden Co., a Japanese maker of ceramic capacitors used in smartphones, sees increasing demand for its components next year as China pushes ahead with the fifth generation of cellular technology.

iPhone camera supplier Sony says that even running its production lines 24 hours a day hasn’t been enough to keep up with demand … 

Apple has been working on a huge rebuild of Apple Maps in the US over the last year and a half. Now that the updates are rolled out across the country, Apple Maps uses only data it’s collected itself, can push updates in realtime, and features much more detail for users.

Reviews

The kinds of sounds for which this is a problem are those which are unpredictable. User-initiated sounds, which the platform has no way to know are coming, are the most commonly encountered example.

We recently had the pleasure of getting to know the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR over the last few months. We’ve had the opportunity to use it on a number of professional projects within the realms of computer animation.

Apple’s products delivered more of what users want, but it’s the brand new services that stole the show.

2019 was a transitional year for the Mac. Will 2020 be truly revolutionary? Jason Snell has some thoughts.

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