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iOS users—and only iOS users—face NSFW content ban on Discord app

Enlarge / This cute little pig has obviously seen some things that iOS users will no longer be allowed to see on Discord. Discord users who access the Discord app through iOS will now face restrictions on adult content that go beyond those for other platforms. The gaming-focused social networking app—which lets users create public …

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Man Loses Life Savings to Phony Bitcoin iOS App- Over a Million Dollars in BTC Drained

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Just recently, an individual lost all of his life savings in a matter of no time after he downloaded a malicious and phony Trezor application onto his iOS smartphone from Apple’s App Store. Phillipe Christodoulou lost 17.1 bitcoin or over a million dollars worth of the cryptocurrency using today’s exchange rates. Christodoulou …

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iPhone user blames Apple for $600K Bitcoin theft via fake app

A scam cryptocurrency app on Apple’s app distribution service App Store has reportedly stolen $600,000 Bitcoin (BTC) from one iOS user. Cryptocurrency holder Phillipe Christodoulou fell victim to a scam app on the App Store, losing nearly all his life savings to a fake crypto wallet application, The Washington Post reports Tuesday. Christodoulou went on …

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Zuckerberg: Facebook could be in “stronger position” after Apple tracking change

Apple CEO Tim Cook on stage during an Apple event in September 2018. Valentina Palladino With Apple’s big app-tracking policy change just around the corner, Chinese companies drew a warning from Cupertino that their efforts to circumvent the change will not be successful. At the same time, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appeared to shift his …

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Google undercuts Apple with new 15% revenue share for Play apps

Enlarge / The logo for Google’s app and content marketplace, Google Play. Google Play Today, Google announced a major change to the revenue-sharing structure of Google Play apps—one that could significantly alter the fortunes of independent developers or small companies who rely on the Android platform’s app store for revenue. Starting on July 1, Google …

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Amazon’s GameOn screen recording app comes to iOS

In November, Amazon announced GameOn, an app for recording short, shareable clips from your favorite mobile games. Initially, it was only available on Android. But as spotted by TechCrunch, if you own an iPhone or iPad and live in the US, you can now download GameOn on iOS as well. GameOn currently works with more …

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North Dakota rejects bill that would’ve threatened Apple’s walled garden

North Dakota’s state senate has rejected the “anti-App Store bill” that would have upended the rules of the App Store and threatened one of the company’s most important businesses. Senate Bill 2333, which would have required Apple to allow third-party app stores and enabled developers to bypass the company’s “App Store tax,” was defeated with …

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Apple celebrates Black History Month with a limited-edition Watch Series 6

Apple is celebrating Black History Month by amplifying Black creators, artists, developers and businesses across its various services and with an Apple Watch Black Unity Collection. A limited-edition Apple Watch Series 6 features the words “Black Unity” etched onto the back crystal.  The company says that members of the Black creative community worked with Apple …

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Amazon cuts off Parler’s web hosting following Apple, Google bans

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Getty Images Amazon Web Services is suspending Parler’s access to its hosting services at the end of the weekend, potentially driving the service offline unless it can find a new provider. “Because Parler cannot comply with our terms of service and poses a very real risk to public safety, we plan …

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Apple kicks Parler out of the App Store

Hollie Adams via Getty Images Apple has removed Parler from the App Store for failing to moderate its community. On January 8th, Apple gave the company, which operates a social media network popular with Donald Trump supporters and the far-right, 24 hours to take a tougher stance on content the company said “encourages illegal activity.” …

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