Operating Systems News

From mobile and desktop, through to server and virtualisation, this is our ongoing news and analysis coverage of the business of operating systems.

Platform Industry News: Huawei Technologies retail shop in China

Huawei to share progress of Google Android OS rival

Huawei Technologies is expected to reply to the latest salvo of US tech constraints against it and share its progress on creating a system that is regarded as its very best bet to ...

Platform News: Apple logo on the side of a building

Apple plans a special event for the 15th September

Apple has scheduled a special occasion for the 15th of September, with fans and investors expecting a refresh in the lineup of some of their organisation’s core solutions.

Platform News: Apple logo

Apple commits to freedom of information and expression in human rights policy

Apple said that it had been committed to freedom of information and expression in a document it’s printed on its people rights policy – a movement that follows increase...

Fortnite

Epic Games asks court to prevent what it describes as Apple’s ‘retaliation’

Epic Games have said they has asked a court to prevent what it saw as Apple Inc’s retaliation from the Fortnite creator after the iPhone maker terminated Epic Games’ de...

Platform News: Apple logo

Apple to delay privacy change threatening Facebook, mobile ad market

Apple has said that it will delay until early next year changes to its privacy policy that could reduce ad sales by Facebook and other companies targeting users on iPhones and iPad...

Platform Industry: Apple and Google Alliance COVID-19 apps

Google and Apple roll out built-in COVID-19 exposure notifications

Google and Apple have declared a new system that will enable public health authorities to use smartphones to assist in contact tracing without needing to build an app.

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New season of ‘Fortnite’ is here, but iOS users miss out

Epic Games launched the new season of the mega hit video game “Fortnite” on Thursday, pitting Marvel super heroes against Fantastic Four-villain Galactus in the first u...

Hong Kong Activist

Hong Kong activist warns West to shun ties to Chinese tech

Chinese businesses like Huawei pose a threat to the West, a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist has said on a trip to Italy, ahead of the Italian foreign ministry’s meeting with...

Platform Industry: Microsoft logo

Microsoft says Apple’s move against ‘Fortnite’ creator would hurt its games

Microsoft Corp has stated in a court filing that Apple’s threat to cut off the founder of “Fortnite” from Apple’s developer tools would harm Microsoft’...

Platform News: Apple logo on the side of a building

Apple Korea proposes $84 million to support local SME’s

Apple’s South Korean business unit has suggested measures to deal with antitrust concerns and provided to supply 100 billion won (approximately $84.02 million) worth of suppo...

US China relations

In US-China tech rivalry, investors bet on China’s localisation push

Since the US-China “tech war” rages on, investors are betting on China’s attempts to substitute and/or clone US technologies with native applications to operate n...

Platform News: Tim Cook is the happy CEO of Apple

Apple’s stock market value hits $2 trillion

Just two years after Apple became the first publicly listed US company to achieve a $1 trillion stock market value, the iPhone maker has topped $2 trillion.

Platform Industry: Google News

Google turns Android phones into earthquake sensors

Google’s Android mobiles have started discovering earthquakes around the globe to provide data that could give countless users valuable seconds of warning of a tremor nearby,...

Platform News: iPhones in a retail store

Russia’s competition watchdog says Apple abused mobile app market dominance

Russian competition watchdog FAS has said that Apple has abused its dominant position in the mobile programs market through its App Store for iOS devices and will issue an order de...