Apple Removes App Used By Hong Kong Protesters To Track Police Movements
Thursday, October 10, 2019, 6:35 PM
Apple Inc removed an app that protestors in Hong-Kong have used to track police movements, saying the app violated its rules because it was used to ambush police and by criminals who used it to victimize residents in areas with no-law-enforcement. Apple rejected the crowdsourcing app, HKmap.live, earlier this month but then reversed course last-week, allowing the app to appear on its App Store.
Apple Bug Lets Users Hear Others Via Facetime Before They Pick Up Call
Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 7:39 PM
Apple Inc. customers discovered a software bug on Monday that lets people listen in on other users by way of the company's FaceTime video chat service. The bug allows a user to call someone on FaceTime and automatically begin hearing the other person before they pick up the call. The other person isn't aware that the caller can hear them.