Apple and Google are developing a unified contact tracing app for coronavirus, however much work is needed from the two tech giants to address consumer privacy and coverage concerns.
Polish antitrust investigation is interested in Apple's plans for its own limited targeted advertising product, but apparently will also be examining the real world effectiveness of the App Tracking Transparency framework.
Some of Apple’s new privacy rules have gone active ahead of iOS 14.5, and the most recent looks to make device fingerprinting a thing of the past on the App Store.
Apple has introduced their Business Essentials offering which brings together device management, 24/7 support and cloud storage. But the move is garnering mixed responses within the community, with stakeholders involved expressing optimism and legitimate concern.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has emerged as one of the strongest voices in the battle over consumer data privacy, and this time calling for a data broker clearinghouse to be created by the FTC.
Apple certified the most prevalent macOS malware through its notarization process. Despite a quick response, the malware succeeded in bypassing Apple's security controls for a second time.
Apple developers that want to use certain APIs will have to submit an explanation of why they are necessary for program function, as part of a new effort to combat user fingerprinting.
Apple is expanding its advertising business even as it puts unprecedented restrictions on publishers with the rollout of its App Tracking Transparency.
Currently slated for a September release, iOS 15 will implement enhanced privacy controls for Siri's speech recognition and email privacy as well as a new "privacy report" feature.