Tag: tech

US House to deliver final report on big tech antitrust probe in ‘first part’ of 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to deliver a final report on an investigation into potential antitrust breaches by big technology companies, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google,… Read more »

Prime Day 2019 Deal Hub: Apple, HomeKit gear, smart home tech, more [Updating]

Over at 9to5Toys we’re tracking all of the best Prime Day deals from Amazon’s 48-hour shopping event. A number of notable offers have already popped up ahead of Monday’s 3AM… Read more »

Apple, tech companies successfully lobby to kill Ontario ‘Right to Repair’ bill

Another ‘Right to Repair’ bill that would have made device producers provide the resources for consumers and third-party repair outfits to fix devices has been put to rest, with intensive… Read more »

Omron HeartGuide packs blood pressure monitor into a smartwatch, Complete BP monitor features EKG tech from AliveCor

Omron showed off its latest wares at the ShowStoppers event at CES 2019 on Tuesday, including the HeartGuide wearable blood pressure monitor and an at-home BP monitor with EKG technology… Read more »

Apple among tech companies voicing opposition to new anti-encryption law in Australia

Last week, we reported that Australia had passed a new anti-encryption law that could force Apple and other tech companies to help law enforcement access encrypted messages. TechCrunch reports today,… Read more »

Apple’s Cook so far absent from expected guests at White House tech roundtable

The Trump administration is scheduled to host a roundtable next Thursday with some of the most influential CEOs in the technology industry — so far, however, Apple’s Tim Cook isn’t… Read more »

Qualcomm must license modem tech to rivals like Intel, court rules

Denying a motion to delay court proceedings while settlement talks are ongoing, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday issued a preliminary ruling against Qualcomm in the Federal Trade Commission’s… Read more »

Apple, other tech giants sign letter opposing Trump administration’s attempt to define gender

Apple and more than 50 major U.S. companies drafted a letter this week supporting the legal rights of transgender people as the Trump administration reportedly considers narrowing gender definitions. AppleInsider… Read more »

Apple hit with patent infringement suit over iMessage & FaceTime encryption tech

Apple has been hit with another lawsuit today that alleges features such as iMessage and FaceTime infringe on the patents of Finnish company MPH Technologies. As detailed in the suit,… Read more »

Tech giants meeting today to discuss countermeasures to election disinformation campaigns

More than a dozen tech giants are meeting today to discuss countermeasures for state-sponsored disinformation campaigns on their platforms during the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections … more… 9to5Mac

Apple patent hints at non-invasive glucose monitoring tech for Apple Watch

A patent application published Thursday potentially offers clues into Apple’s rumored non-invasive glucose monitoring solution, diabetes tracking technology considered to be a "holy grail" of medical science. AppleInsider – Frontpage… Read more »