|Forum: Apple Software and Technology|
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|1:|| Adobe "Emergency" Flash Player Security Update for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS|
Adobe Flash Player update issued to address critical vulnerabilities that could allow ransomware on an affected system.
|Apr 8, 2016|
|2:|| Apple/FBI thing backdoor practical discussion|
The FBI wants Apple to break the secure wipe provision of their OS. What are the implications?
|Feb 24, 2016|
|3:|| Apple Removes Apps Infected With Malicious Code|
A malicious program dubbed XcodeGhost was embedded in hundreds of legitimate apps.
|Sept 21, 2015|
|4:|| The First Firmware Worm That Attacks Macs|
The World's first firmware worm that's vicious enough to break through Apple's legendary security.
|Aug 4, 2015|
|5:|| Microsoft Launches Office 2016 for Mac|
Microsoft announced today the official launch of Office 2016, the first new version since Office 2011.
|July 9, 2015|
|6:|| Apple Issues Security Warning For ICloud|
Apple has issued a security warning for iCloud users over concerted efforts to steal user data.
|Oct 22, 2014|
|7:|| Apple's Tim Cook On User Privacy: Takes a Swipe at "Competitors"|
Apple's Tim Cook has decided to make a statement on privacy, whilst taking a pop at "competitors."
|Sept 18, 2014|
|8:|| Apple Unveils iOS 8|
Lots of announcements from Apple, and especially the unveiling of iOS 8.
|June 3, 2014|
|9:|| Cyberattack Locks Apple Devices|
"A majority of victims affected by the hack so far appear to be from Australia, according to an Apple support thread, but there were also owners affected in New Zealand, the U.S. and Canada."
|May 30, 2014|
|10:|| New Apple ID Phishing Scam|
An EA Games server has been compromised by hackers and is now hosting a phishing site which targets Apple ID account holders.
|Mar 20, 2014|
|11:|| Hackers May Have Stolen 800,000 User Details From Mac Forum|
Users ought to change their accounts where the same login credential may have been used.
|Nov 13, 2013|
|12:|| Apple Launches New iPad Air, MacBooks and More|
New Mac Pro with up to 12 cores, flash storage, and more.
|Oct 22, 2013|
|13:|| Apple's Developer Site Hacked and Offline|
In a note to developers, the company said that an "intruder" tried to gain access to developer information, prompting the company to take the service down. Sensitive information on that site was encrypted, Apple said, however it's keeping the site down while security is being hardened.
|July 22, 2013|
|14:|| Apple Avoided Billions in Taxes, Congressional Panel Says|
Even as Apple became the nation's most profitable technology company, it avoided billions in taxes in the United States and around the world
|May 21, 2013|
|15:|| Apple ID Accounts Vulnerable to Password Reset Hack|
Apple ID accounts reportedly vulnerable to password reset hack.
|Apr 1, 2013|
|16:|| Apple Update Closes Java Security Flaw|
Less than 24 hours after admitting some of its employees computers had been hacked, Apple has pushed out a security update to users of its Mac computers.
|Feb 20, 2013|
|17:|| Jury finds Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple's patents|
|Aug 25, 2012|
|18:|| Antitrust Lawsuit: U.S. Justice Dept. Filed Against Apple, Hachette |
The U.S. sued Apple Inc., Hachette SA, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon and Schuster in New York district court, claiming the publishers colluded to fix eBook prices.
|Apr 11, 2012|
|19:|| Flashback Trojan Hitting Apple Macs|
According to researchers, as many as 600,000 Macs have the malware installed. Apple has issue a software update.
|Apr 5, 2012|
|20:|| Apple Says Apps Must Get Explicit Permission To Download User Data|
Apps that collect or transmit a user's contact data without their prior permission are in violation of our guidelines,...[br][br]...any app wishing to access contact data will require explicit user approval in a future software release.
|Feb 16, 2012|
|21:|| Apple Drops iAd Pricing As Mobile Ad Share Declines|
Apple is once again slashing the minimum amount it charges advertisers to run a campaign on its iAd mobile ad system and boosting the amount it pays mobile app developers,
|Feb 15, 2012|
|22:|| Apple Reports Highest First Quarter Revenue, Ever, $46.33 Billion|
The Company posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $26.74 billion and net quarterly profit of $6 billion, or $6.43 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter.
|Jan 25, 2012|
|23:|| Apple Launches iBooks 2 Textbooks for iPad: Now Anyone Can Be An Author|
iBooks Author is also available today as a free download from the Mac App Store and lets anyone with a Mac create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books and more, and publish them to Apple's iBookstore.
|Jan 19, 2012|
|24:|| New Mac Trojan horse disables Apple's automatic malware updates|
New Mac malware has been found masquerading as a Flash installer.
|Nov 23, 2011|
|25:|| iOS 5 and Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 Ready|
Moments ago iOS 5, the latest update to Apple's mobile operating system went live in iTunes.[br][br]Also now available for download: Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2 which brings with it support for iCloud.
|Oct 12, 2011|
|26:|| Steve Jobs 1955-2011|
Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being. Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor.
|Oct 6, 2011|
|27:|| Apple More Than Doubles Earnings With Q3 of $7.31 Billion|
Apple more than doubled its earnings in its fiscal third quarter on the strength of triple-digit sales of its iPhone and iPad product lines.[br][br]The company, which posted its numbers after the close of trading on Wall Street Tuesday afternoon, earned $7.31 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share, on revenues of $28.6 billion. That's up sharply from a year ago during the same period when Apple earned $3.3 billion, or or $3.51 per share, on $15.7 billion in sales.
|July 20, 2011|
|28:|| Apple Launches iOS 5 (Beta) To Developers|
Apple today previewed iOS 5, the latest version of the world's most advanced mobile operating system, and released a beta version to iOS Developer Program members. The iOS 5 beta release includes over 200 new features that will be available to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users this fall. New iOS 5 features include: Notification Center, an innovative way to easily view and manage notifications in one place without interruption; iMessage, a new messaging service that lets you easily send text messages, photos and videos between all iOS devices; and Newsstand, a new way to purchase and organize your newspaper and magazine subscriptions. With the new PC Free feature, iOS 5 users can activate and set up their iOS device right out of the box and get software updates over the air with no computer required.
|June 7, 2011|
|29:|| Fake Mac Security Software Catching Out Users|
A fake security program for Apple computers called MACDefender has racked up a significant number of victims.[br][br]MACDefender seems to have been successful because of the work its creators did to make it appear high up in search results.
|May 19, 2011|
|30:|| Apple Q1 Profits Up 71pct at $6 Billion|
Apple made record profits and record revenues in the run-up to Christmas as shoppers bought more Macs, iPhones, and iPads than analysts predicted.
The company said that in the three months to 25 December, net profit was $6bn (£3.7bn) on revenues of $26.74bn.
Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive, said in a statement: "We had a phenomenal holiday quarter."
|Jan 19, 2011|
|31:|| Apple Releases iOS 4.2 For iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch|
"Once again, the iPad with iOS 4.2 will define the target that other tablets will aspire to, but very few, if any, will ever be able to hit."
|Nov 22, 2010|
|32:|| iTunes 10.1, OS X 10.6.5 and iOS 4.2 Available This Week|
Rumors have it that these eagerly anticipated updates will soon be released.
|Nov 10, 2010|
|33:|| Caution: Koobface Worm Targets Mac, Linux, And Windows Users on Facebook, Twitter|
"Antivirus firms first reported the malware, dubbed 'Boonana,' on Wednesday"
|Oct 29, 2010|
|34:|| Apple's Q4 2010 Earnings Announced|
The Company posted record revenue of $20.34 billion and net quarterly profit of $4.31 billion.
|Oct 19, 2010|
|35:|| Apple's own social network for music, "Ping"|
Apple to launch their own version of Twitter and Facebook
|Sept 2, 2010|
|36:|| Apple Surpasses Microsoft as Most Valuable Tech Company|
"In intraday trading shortly after 2:30 p.m., Apple shares rose 1.8 percent, which gave the company a value of $227.1 billion. Shares of Microsoft declined about 1 percent, giving the company a market capitalization of $226.3 billion."
|May 26, 2010|
|37:|| Steve Jobs: Thoughts On Flash|
"The avalanche of media outlets offering their content for Apple's mobile devices demonstrates that Flash is no longer necessary to watch video or consume any kind of web content."
|Apr 29, 2010|
|38:|| Apple Q2 Revenue Reaches $13.5 Billion|
"Gross margin was 41.7 percent, up from 39.9 percent in the year-ago quarter."
|Apr 21, 2010|
|39:|| iPad Launch To International Markets Delayed Due To Strong US Demand|
"Faced with this surprisingly strong US demand, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the international launch of iPad by one month, until the end of May."
|Apr 14, 2010|
|40:|| Apple Blocks iPhone Developers Using Other Dev Tools|
"Adobe which was planning on releasing a Flash to app feature in Flash CS5 is suspected of being the prime target of Apple's evermore closed system."
|Apr 9, 2010|