Tuesday, July 27

Tim Cook

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YouTuber sends an AirTag to Tim Cook and Apple responds with a letter | Digital Trends Spanish

A YouTuber has decided to send three AirTags to different places and one of them was no less than Apple Park, with Tim Cook himself as the recipient. YouTuber MegaLag sent the three AirTags from Frankfurt, Germany, and the objective was to check if Apple's Find My network was capable of detecting where they were located at all times. As the protagonist explains in the videos, Find My located the AirTags in places such as the DHL facilities (from where the shipments were made) and even at the airport before they were sent. MegaLag explains in its video that the AirTag sent to Apple Park was suddenly identified somewhere in Nevada. The reason was that the flight that was carrying your package flew over that territory, so it is possible for the tracker to communicate with a passenger's ...
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Apple postpones return to office due to increased infections | Digital Trends Spanish

Apple's original idea was for its employees to return to the office in September. In fact, a kind of controversy arose as many workers felt pressured by the company. Now, the company has had to make a new determination and delay the return to the offices once again due to the increase in the number of infections by COVID-19. An article of Bloomberg indicates that the appearance of the Delta variant could force Apple to postpone returning to face-to-face work for another month. Initially, the idea of ​​the executives was to incentivize a hybrid format, with their workers attending the office a minimum of three days a week. "Video conferencing has shortened the distance between us, but there are things that cannot be reproduced," Tim Cook wrote in an internal email. However, this did no...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook personally rang Nancy Pelosi to ask her to slow down 6 tech antitrust bills, according to a report

Apple CEO Tim Cook called Nancy Pelosi to try to slow tech antitrust bills, the New York Times reports. Pelosi reportedly challenged Cook to name specific policy problems. It's part of a lobbying drive from Big Tech companies against new bills that aim to regulate tech giants. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple CEO Tim Cook personally lobbied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as part of a sweeping effort by Big Tech companies to slow new antitrust legislation, The New York Times reported.The House Judiciary Committee will on Wednesday vote on six antitrust bills targeting Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook on Wednesday. T...
Android, Apple, iOS, Noticias, seguridad, Telefonía celular, Tim Cook

Tim Cook says Android has 47 times more viruses than iOS | Digital Trends Spanish

It seems that Android and iOS are in constant competition to establish themselves as the operating system with the most and best features. And now a new round Thanks to the sayings of Tim Cook, who assures that Android has 47 times more malware than iOS because in Android applications can be installed externally, while in iOS that is not possible. These statements were given by Tim Cook in the middle of a conversation with Guillaume Lacroix of the Brut firm. In the interview, Apple's top executive reveals that the company cannot afford side loading of applications (sideloading in English) because it threatens the security and privacy of users. In other words, thanks to the fact that the installation of applications on an iPhone is restricted to the App Store, it prevents malware, viru...
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Tim Cook charts the “tech” market as a street fight | Digital Trends Spanish

The CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, gave an extensive interview in The Atlantic Festival, where he spoke about privacy, antitrust issues, telecommuting, and his relationship with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. On the occasion, the boss of the Cupertino firm compared the world of technology and its competition as a "street fight." "We are in very, very competitive markets like smartphones, smart watches, tablets, and personal computers. These things are tremendously competitive. It's basically street fights for market share. Our core strategy as a company to do the best, not the best… that basic strategy will never produce a monopoly. It is very rare, almost impossible for the best to also become the best. Someone will choose a commodity and there are enough...
Apple Inc., Innovation, Tim Cook

Apple’s Tim Cook poised to get his $279-million annual stock payout with shares soaring

Article contentWith Apple Inc.'s stock soaring, Tim Cook is cruising toward another big payout.Barring a precipitous drop in Apple's stock, Cook will receive 560,000 shares on Monday, worth a combined US$278.6 million as of Friday's close — his annual haul from an award he got nine years ago after succeeding Steve Jobs.It's the latest in a string of victories for Cook, who was named chief executive officer of the iPhone-maker nine years ago. In late July, the company reported a record third quarter. The firm's stock soared, pushing his net worth above US$1 billion less than two weeks later. And, last week, Apple's market value eclipsed US$2 trillion.Cook, 59, said in 2015 that he plans to give most of his fortune away and has already donated millions of dollars worth of Apple shares.Mor...
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Apple hits Epic Games hard and completely blocks it | Digital Trends Spanish

The elimination of the popular video game Fortnite August 14 was the first step in the actions taken by tech giant Apple against developer Epic Games. The firm of the bitten apple will block from August 28 its developer accounts for iOS and macOS, including its powerful game engine Unreal Engine, used by multiple video games. The measure was revealed by Epic games, which presented a precautionary measure before the Court of the Northern District of California to nullify it while the merits of the case are analyzed. Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store and has informed Epic that on Friday, August 28 Apple will terminate all our developer accounts and cut Epic off from iOS and Mac development tools. We are asking the court to stop this retaliation. Details here: h...
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Apple imported clothing from US-sanctioned Chinese company | Digital Trends Spanish

A week after Apple CEO Tim Cook told the US Congress that he would not tolerate modern slavery in his company's supply chains, a report published by The Guardian claims that the Cupertino company imported clothing. from a Chinese company facing penalties for forced labor. Citing shipping records and databases, the information indicates that the Esquel company sent women's cotton and elastane shirts to staff at Apple Retail stores in California, a month before the US government applied sanctions against them. In July, the United States government imposed sanctions on Changji Esquel Textile along with 10 other Chinese textile companies in the Xianjing region for alleged human rights violations, including forced labor. The sanctions prohibit US companies from buying techno...
App Store, Apple, Noticias, tienda de aplicaciones, Tim Cook

Tim Cook denies that Apple has a monopoly on his App Store | Digital Trends Spanish

Quite calmly and confidently, Apple CEO Tim Cook answered questions about whether his App Store was taking advantage of developers on the United States Justice Committee. The main allegation is that those from Cupertino have a monopoly on App Store on iOS devices, which account for twice as many sales as its closest rival, Google Play. However, the successor to Steve Jobs at all times was calm in his sayings. Cook began his defense by arguing that, “e"The 30% cut Apple charges developers is less than what most software developers paid traditional retailers for in-store space." The CEO of Apple in turn defended the charges they make to developers for placing their apps on the platform and commented that, “sYour commissions are comparable to the commissions taken by othe...