25 September 2014

Why Apple Pulled the Latest Version of iOS for iPhone (video)

Bloomberg View Columnist Barry Ritholtz and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson, Tim Higgins and Alex Barinka discuss Apple pulling an update for the iPhone operating system after the new software caused some people to lose cellular service. They speak with Trish Regan on "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg--Sept24)

Apple Pulls iOS 8.0.1 Update After Bug Knocks Out Cell Service And Touch ID On iPhone 6 Models | TechCrunch"Apple has pulled the iOS 8.0.1 update from availability, a fix is likely incoming. For now, it appears to only affect iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. An Apple spokesperson provided us with the following statement: “We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update. We are actively investigating these reports and will provide information as quickly as we can. In the meantime we have pulled back the iOS 8.0.1 update.”"

Zee News

Flash Forward: Cheap Memory Allows Apple To Keep Margins High While Improving The iPhone
From the introduction of the iPhone 4s through the 6, Apple's phones have come ... which serves as a reminder of the march of technology's progress.
The $84.50 Reason Apple Wants You to Buy That Big iPhone - Businessweek

Wall Street Journal

Websites Are Wary of Facebook Tracking Software
Wall Street Journal
As Facebook tracks user activity across the internet, some businesses are ... says Vivek Vaidya, co-founder and chief technology officer at Krux Digital Inc., .... Cutters With $39-a-Month Deal for Broadband, Amazon Prime and HBO ... Google has to infer users' interests from Web browsing, which can be ...

Wall Street Journal

Apple Pulls iOS Software Update
Wall Street Journal
A customer holds an iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple store on Fifth ... Apple had released the first update of its new iOS 8 operating system ...
Apple Releases iOS 8.0.1 With Fixes for HealthKit, Keyboards, and More - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - Front Page
Apple releases iOS 8.0.1 with fixes, but many users reporting it breaks Cellular + Touch ID - 9to5Mac

Wall Street Journal

Apple's New iPhone Pitch: Privacy
Wall Street Journal
CEO Tim Cook says Apple won't have access to data from its new Apple Pay .... Googleand Facebook declined to comment on Mr. Cook's comments.

New York Times

Exposing Hidden Biases at Google to Improve Diversity
New York Times
Technology |​​NYT Now ... Google has devoted significant resources to improving worker diversity. ... Over all, seven out of 10 people who work at Google are male. ... the industry, with Facebook, Apple, Yahoo and several other tech giants issuing similarly dismal numbers about their work forces.

Wall Street Journal

Google Must Improve Search Settlement or Face Charges, EU's Almunia Says
Wall Street Journal
Ms. Vestager's position on the EU's Google probe remains unclear. ... and there are more problems with Google than there were with Microsoft," Mr.

Wall Street Journal

In Germany, Amazon Keeps Unions at Bay
Wall Street Journal
A worker at an Amazon warehouse in Brieselang, Germany. ..... from some workers, who last year created a Facebook group called Pro Amazon.


Facebook to cut ties with conservative policy group
On Monday, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt told a radio show that the ... In August,Microsoft ended its membership with the organization, but did not ...

Reuters UK

The Problem With Google's Potential $6 Billion European Union Fine
The long running investigations by the European Union into Google Google ... My latest book is “20 Economics Fallacies” At Amazon or Amazon UK.

Spoof Apple site touts bendable iPhone 6 as a plus
Lance Whitney
Log In to CNET; Sign In with Facebook Google Yahoo; Join CNET; Member Benefits ... Apple's iPhone 6 "bend-gate" issue gets its own spoof page. ... for CNET, Computer Shopper, Microsoft TechNet, and other technologysites.

Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab | Reuters: "... The Lab126 division, which developed Amazon's Kindle and other consumer electronics devices, plans to boost its full-time payroll to at least 3,757 people by 2019, according to the agreement reached with California in June that would give Amazon $1.2 million in tax breaks...."

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