• 31
    Jul

    Jamf acquires Digita Security to gain native Mac security

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    Jamf has been widely known as an enterprise Mac deployment and management tool company, but it has been looking for ways to expand beyond those core capabilities. One thing it heard from customers was that there was a dearth of native Mac security tools. It checked that box today, announcing it has acquired Digita Security, a startup with a native Mac security ...
  • 31
    Jul

    Snapchat launches ‘instant’ tool for creating vertical ads

    Snapchat is hoping to attract new advertisers (and make advertising easier for the ones already on the platform) with the launch of a new tool called Instant Create. Some of these potential advertisers may not be used to creating ads in the smartphone-friendly vertical format that Snapchat has popularized, so Instant Create is to designed to make the process as simple ...
  • 31
    Jul

    Apple’s revenue growth slows as iPhone sales dip 12% year-over-year

    Apple  just released its Q3 earnings and it had a solid June quarter, outperforming analyst expectations. The company reported $53.8 billion in revenue and $2.19 earnings per share. The company’s stock popped 4% on the news. Apple’s June quarter revenue showcases just how much revenue growth has been slowing for the company. The Q3 2019 revenue of $53.8 billion just peeks ...
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    Jul

    AWS follows Microsoft into the Middle East, opening new region in Bahrain

    AWS, Amazon’s  cloud arm, announced today that it has opened a Middle East Region in Bahrain. The Middle East is an emerging market for cloud providers and this new region is part of a continuing expansion for the cloud giant. Today’s news comes on the heels of Microsoft announcing its own Middle East data centers in Abu Dhabi and Dubai just last month. As AWS CEO ...
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    Jul

    Truecaller pushes software fix after covertly signing up Indians to its payments service

    Truecaller, a service that helps users screen robocalls, has rolled out an update to its app in India, its largest market, after a previous software release covertly signed up an unspecified number of users to its payments service. A number of users in India began to complain late Monday that Truecaller, which has amassed over 100 million daily users in the country, ...
  • 30
    Jul

    Capital One hacked, over 100 million customers affected

    Capital One  was hacked, the company has disclosed. The breach was first discovered on July 19th. A notice about the data breach is currently being broadcast from the company’s home page. Here’s what we know so far: Capital One believes the breach exposed credit card application data for those who applied between 2005 and 2019. The company says this works out to ...
  • 30
    Jul

    China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and Middle East

    Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the African continent and is gearing up for an initial public offering in China. Now, its Chinese peer Vivo is following its shadow to this burgeoning part of the world with low-cost offerings. Vivo,  the world’s fifth-largest smartphone maker, announced this week that it’s bringing its budget-friendly Y ...
  • 29
    Jul

    Report claims all three new iPhones planned for 2020 will support 5G

    Apple  analyst Ming-Chi Kuo — sometimes described as “the most accurate Apple analyst in the world” — has written a new note to investors saying that the three iPhones expected to launch in 2020 will feature support for 5G. In previous Kuo reports, it’s said the 2020 iPhones could be available in new sizes: a 5.4 and 6.7-inch high-end iPhones with ...
  • 29
    Jul

    Tesla will deliver in-car YouTube and Netflix video streaming ‘soon’

    Tesla  is getting ready to “soon” deliver the in-car video streaming services that CEO Elon Musk suggested would eventually come to the automaker’s cars. Musk shared this (somewhat vague) updated timeline on Twitter over the weekend, after noting earlier in June at E3 that Tesla’s infotainment displays would eventually be getting YouTube and streaming video support. This is also the first time ...
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    Jul

    Huawei’s first 5G phone goes on sale in China next month

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    Huawei on Friday announced the upcoming release of its first 5G handset in its home market. Following on the heels of its UK debut, the Mate 20 X is currently up for pre-order, with an expected China arrival of August 16. The handset beats the foldable Mate X to market, in spite of that handset having made its debut way back ...