Software

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Apple’s plan to scan images will allow governments into smartphones | John Naughton
Client-side scanning, as the technology is called, should really be treated like wiretapping and regulated accordingly

John Naughton

16, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Apple bans Fortnite from App Store indefinitely as legal battle continues
Epic CEO condemns ‘extraordinary anticompetitive move by Apple’ in case that could take years

Guardian staff and agencies

22, Sep, 2021 @8:50 PM

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iOS 15 release: everything you need to know about Apple’s big update
Free software upgrades for iPhone, iPad and Watch improve notifications, Safari, FaceTime and more due for release

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

20, Sep, 2021 @10:43 AM

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Israeli spyware firm targeted Apple devices via iMessage, researchers say
Discovery was shared with Apple, which on Monday released a patch to fix the vulnerability

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

14, Sep, 2021 @2:51 AM

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John McAfee obituary
Controversial antivirus software pioneer who entered US politics and became a fugitive from justice

Michael Carlson

27, Jun, 2021 @4:37 PM

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Windows 11: Microsoft revamps start menu and adds Android apps
New version of PC software unveiled with fresh design, faster performance, longer battery life and more open store

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

24, Jun, 2021 @5:52 PM

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John McAfee: antivirus entrepreneur found dead in Spanish prison
McAfee’s extradition to the US on tax charges had been approved hours earlier

Sam Jones in Madrid, Kari Paul in San Francisco and agencies

23, Jun, 2021 @10:39 PM

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Microsoft’s Kate Crawford: ‘AI is neither artificial nor intelligent’
The AI researcher on how natural resources and human labour drive machine learning and the regressive stereotypes that are baked into its algorithms

Zoë Corbyn

06, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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If Apple is the only outfit capable of defending our privacy, it really is time to worry | John Naughton
A giant private company is doing the work governments should be doing on regulation of user data. That’s not a good thing

John Naughton

22, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Android 12: everything you need to know about Google’s update
Upgrade is big design overhaul, improves speed and privacy and adds new features to Maps and Photos

Samuel Gibbs Consumer technology editor

19, May, 2021 @10:04 AM

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The meltdown at Basecamp shows even small tech firms are sociopathic | John Naughton
A culture war between founders and employees at the software firm is a reminder that new industries aren’t any more caring than old

John Naughton

08, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Apple iOS 14.5 update includes ‘app tracking transparency’ feature
Setting means iPhone users can stop advertisers following their digital lives – to the ire of Facebook

Alex Hern UK technology editor

27, Apr, 2021 @1:23 PM

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