Apple may be the world’s most influential technology company, but its charm doesn’t seem to be working with the Indian government.
Despite Apple showing intentions of manufacturing its products in India, and setting up stores, the Indian government is clear that the company will have to abide by the same regulations as other overseas smartphone manufacturers.
Apple reiterated its intentions and plans to manufacture locally in India in November, asking the government for waivers and tax concessions on some policies, Reuters reports. But its long tussle continues with dim hope of success. Read more…
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One of the major draws to Apple’s latest smartphones is the dual cameras on the iPhone 7 Plus, which LG Innotek is the exclusive module supplier.
Amazon is sitting pretty on top of the smart home with its Alexa voice-controlled Echo devices, and Google will close in later this year with its own Home assistant device. But what about Apple?
While iOS 10’s much-needed Home app for controlling all your HomeKit-compatible smart home devices is a step in the right direction, the company may need an Echo rival of its own.
Apple is reportedly working on an Echo-like smart home device according to Bloomberg.
This report corroborates a earlier one from The Information earlier this year that Apple was developing its own Echo-like product based around Siri. Read more…
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The Apple smart speakers are said to have cameras that recognize individual people.
Since the passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, the most charismatic member of the company’s public-facing team has been senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi
On Sunday, Federighi used some of that social capital to push Apple’s message forward regarding its privacy policies in the face of pressure from the FBI to modify those policies in favor of the government
Appearing in the Washington Post, the op-ed wastes no time and dives right into the heart of the issue
“Our team must work tirelessly to stay one step ahead of criminal attackers who seek to pry into personal information and even co-opt devices to commit broader assaults that endanger us all,” wrote Federighi. “The encryption technology built into today’s iPhone represents the best data security available to consumers.” Read more…
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Apple probably has to announce that it sold at least 12 million iPhone 6s’ were sold for the stock to move higher.