Report: Siri Hobbled by Apple’s Obsession with User Privacy

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A new report from The Wall Street Journal blames Apple’s lack of progress on equal parts hubris and an excessive concern with privacy.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/250613-report-siri-hobbled-apples-obsession-user-privacy?source=Computing

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WSJ: iPhone 8 with curved OLED display may launch next year

The Wall Street Journal published a lengthy report on Monday morning suggesting that Apple might launch a new iPhone in 2017 with a curved OLED display.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/28/wsj-iphone-8-with-curved-oled-display-may-launch-next-year.html

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Apple tapped Hermes for Apple Watch collaboration before announcing device

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, Apple design chief Jony Ive revealed the company reached out to Hermes over a potential Apple Watch partnership before the device was unveiled last year, a project ultimately undertaken by the French luxury brand’s artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear at WSJD Live in October

The Wall Street Journal on Thursday announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook will return as a guest speaker at the publication’s WSJD Live conference in October, an event that promises engaging discussions from top tech luminaries.

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A Little Dab of Credit Card Data Can ID Customers


Credit card users may be dismayed by findings MIT Researchers reported last week in the journal Science: Just a few pieces of vague non-identifying information, namely the dates and locations of four purchases, were enough to identify 90 percent of people in a data set of 1.1 million credit card users. When the researchers went to work with three pieces of less vague information, such as three receipts, there was a 94 percent chance of being able to extract the subject’s credit card records from a million other people.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/81664.html?rss=1

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After incorrect report on Apple's use of sapphire on iPhone 6, WSJ claims Apple changed plans last minute

Less than two months ago, Daisuke Wakabayashi of the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple was “betting $700 million” on a plan to use sapphire screens on its upcoming iPhones. After being proven wrong, the writer now claims that Apple radically reversed its plans just weeks before the new devices went on sale.



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Journal expresses concern over Facebook study

The scientific journal that published a study by Facebook and two U.S. universities examining people’s online mood swings regrets how the social experiment was handled.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/03/journal-expresses-concern-over-facebook-study/

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Dr. Dre painted as resolute perfectionist, compared to Steve Jobs in WSJ profile

The Wall Street Journal on Friday published an in-depth look at Beats cofounder Dr. Dre, who will be joining Apple after his company was purchased for $3 billion. He is described as a perfectionist, workaholic and someone who relies on their gut — like late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.



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Apple and Google bring fight for exclusive games to mobile

According to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Sunday, Apple and Google are actively pursuing game developers with special incentives to make sure big name titles come to their respective platforms first.



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