iOS

Platform News: Search engine Google's New York office

Google and Facebook set to squash initial iOS fears, show big revenue jump

Wall Street expects Alphabet and Facebook to report a surge in digital ad sales this week after smaller rivals showed soaring demand, bolstering expectations that the impact of App...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

In Apple vs Epic Games, battle of the experts gets personal

In its ongoing case against Apple Inc, “Fortnite” creator Epic Games is counting on this week’s testimony from its star expert witness David Evans, chairman of Gl...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

Analysis-In Apple versus Epic Games, courtroom battle is only half the fight

Epic Games faces an uphill legal battle against Apple in an antitrust trial starting later today and a defeat for the maker of “Fortnite” could make it harder for US re...

Platform News: Apple logo on the side of a building

Impact of Apple ad tracking changes will hinge on app developers

The impact of Apple Inc’s new privacy controls over digital advertising tracking is likely to depend greatly on how app developers implement a new pop-up notification, Apple&...

Apple App Store

How will Apple’s new privacy changes impact businesses and consumers?

Apple has now begun rolling out an update of its iOS operating system with new privacy controls designed to limit digital advertisers from tracking iPhone users.

Platform News: Facebook

Apple iPhone privacy update seen hurting Facebook revenue in second-quarter

When Facebook Inc reports first quarter earnings on Wednesday, investors will be preoccupied with how a new pop-up privacy notification on Apple’s iPhones will affect the sec...

Germany

German business groups file complaint over Apple privacy settings

Germany’s media, internet and advertising industries have filed an antitrust complaint against Apple Inc, alleging that new iPhone privacy settings represent a market abuse a...

Platform News: Snap Inc

Snap adds more users than Wall Street expected

Snap Inc beat Wall Street estimates for user growth and revenue as the improved Android version of its popular messaging app Snapchat attracted more users, but growth slowed within...

Platform News: Facebook the smartphone app in-front of monitors

Facebook tweaks ad tools ahead of Apple’s privacy changes

Facebook has said it is making changes to its advertising tools to comply with an upcoming privacy update by Apple, limiting the effectiveness of data collection features used by a...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Facebook takes on Clubhouse, unveils upcoming audio products

Mark Zuckerberg has said Facebook planned to launch several audio products, including Clubhouse-style live audio rooms and a way for users to find and play podcasts.

Platform Economy: Parler App

Apple to bring social media platform Parler back to App Store

Apple will bring controversial social media app Parler back to its App Store according to a letter sent to two Republican lawmakers.

Platform News: Apple logo on a retail store window

Apple to hold special event on April 20

Apple Inc has said it will hold a special event on the 20th of April, with many expecting the tech giant to launch new iPad Pro models and other products ahead of its annual develo...

Platform Industry: Apple logo on a window

Apple to start enforcing new app privacy notifications in coming weeks

Apple has said that in the coming weeks it will start enforcing a new privacy notification rule that digital advertising firms such as Facebook have warned will impact their sales.

Platform Industry: Hackers and cyber security

New wave of ‘hacktivism’ adds twist to cybersecurity woes

At a time when US agencies and thousands of companies are fighting off major hacking campaigns originating in Russia and China, a different kind of cyber threat is re-emerging: act...