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WWDC 2019: Apple announces 'Sign in with Apple' feature

At the WWDC 2019 conference today, Apple announced a new mechanism to let third-party apps authenticate users using their Apple IDs. Named ‘Sign in with Apple,’ this new authentication mechanism works in the same way as other similar login systems provided by Facebook and Google, but with an added benefit …

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Android and iOS devices impacted by new sensor calibration attack

A new device fingerprinting technique can track Android and iOS devices across the Internet by using factory-set sensor calibration details that any app or website can obtain without special permissions. This new technique — called a calibration fingerprinting attack, or SensorID — works by using calibration details from gyroscope and …

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Powerbeats Pro review: An upgrade over AirPods in almost every way

In many aspects, Beats’ $249 Powerbeats Pro are the antithesis of Apple’s $199 AirPods: The AirPods forgo buttons for touch controls, while the Powerbeats Pro has three buttons; the AirPods are one size fits all, while the Powerbeats Pro have interchangeable tips and are adjustable; the AirPods aren’t designed for fitness …

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Apple prepares fix for crippling App Store bug

America’s favorite brands — where’s Apple? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Chris Matyszczyk about a new survey that came out declaring that Apple is not one of America’s top 25 brands. Read more: https://zd.net/2WhrKSC Having problems downloading new or updated apps from the iOS App Store because you can’t dismiss …

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Malvertising campaign abuses Chrome for iOS bug to target iPhone users

Image: Oscar Gutiérrez/CNET A massive malvertising campaign is exploiting a vulnerability in the Chrome for iOS mobile browser to redirect iPhone and iPad users to adware, scams, and other malicious sites, ZDNet has learned today from Confiant, a cyber-security firm specialized in tracking malvertising campaigns. The company said it had …

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