Bug in iOS Unicode handling crashes iPhones with a simple text

A peculiar iOS bug apparently that allows pranksters to crash a victim’s iPhone by sending a text message from their own iPhone containing what appears to be a single line of seemingly innocuous Arabic script.



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Eight isn’t enough: MediaTek plans 10-core mobile SoC

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MediaTek’s 10-core SoC will compete with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 — because apparently phones now need more cores than 3D rendering stations.

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Apple's App Store review delays temporarily ground DJI's new Phantom 3 drone

An apparently lengthy and stringent Apple App Store review process has held up the release of an app required to connect iOS devices to DJI’s Phantom 3 drone camera, leading to frustration among owners of the new device.



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Comcast will end efforts to acquire Time Warner Cable – report

Facing scrutiny from the U.S. government, Comcast will apparently drop its plans to acquire competing cable operator Time Warner Cable, it was revealed on Thursday.



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Apple makes 'last-minute decision' to use TSMC for 30% of 'A9' chip orders for next iPhone

Facing poor yield rates from chipmaker GlobalFoundries, Apple has apparently made an eleventh-hour call as it solidifies its supply chain for the next-generation iPhone, opting to award nearly a third of “A9” chip orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.



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All the news that’s fit to share? Facebook to host content

The social network is getting chummy with several big publishers — apparently an effort to grab a cut of the profits from markets and services beyond its bread-and-butter social content.

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Apple Watch faces yield issues as Apple taps Foxconn to build, Samsung to provide OLEDs – report

As production of the Apple Watch ramps up ahead of its April 24 launch, Apple is apparently still facing yield issues, and continues to tweak its suppliers as it works to bring the wearable device to market.



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Not so Superfish-al: Lenovo still shipping infected systems as customers grapple with removal

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When Lenovo said it was sorry about shipping Superfish, it apparently didn’t mean “Sorry enough to remove it from on-store-shelf systems.”

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Rumor: Apple may open iOS pre-releases to average consumers in expanded public beta program

After an apparently successful public beta program for OS X Yosemite, Apple is rumored to be considering an expansion of that initiative that would see forthcoming versions of its mobile operating system — beginning with iOS 9 — subjected to the same assessment.



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Vendors Jostle to Gain Edge in Growing Federal Cloud Market


A major information technology trend within the U.S. government is the gradual — and apparently inexorable — migration of federal IT resources to cloud platforms. As the potential for federal cloud adoption has grown, vendors have intensified their marketing and improved their offerings to meet the emerging IT requirements of government agencies. In a chicken-egg fashion, it seems that each round of federal cloud acquisition activity has spawned a parallel response from technology vendors.

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Gmail Struggles for Air in China


China last week apparently began blocking Gmail, and the outage was still in effect on Tuesday, although to a lesser degree, according to reports. A sharp drop in traffic from China to Google services began last Friday, according to its Transparency Report, and the company could find no explanation in its own systems. China’s “Great Firewall” censorship program is to blame, according to GreatFire, a Chinese free-speech advocacy group. China’s disruption of Gmail access actually began gradually several months ago.

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Cook says Apple will roll out new iCloud security alerts, expand 2-step authentication after celebrity photo flap

In response to a recently leaked cache of nude photos apparently stolen from celebrities’ iCloud accounts, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company plans to activate new security measures designed to thwart future attacks.



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Apple reportedly inks deal with American Express for 'iPhone 6' payment system

Credit card giant American Express is apparently onboard with Apple’s forthcoming mobile payment system, expected to be a part of the company’s next-generation iPhone set to be unveiled at a Sept. 9 media event.



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RBC sees Apple selling upwards of 75M 'iPhone 6' units before end of 2014

Apple has apparently placed a massive amount of orders for its next-generation iPhone, prompting RBC Capital Markets to notify investors on Monday that they see great upside potential for the anticipated “iPhone 6” over the coming quarters.



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If Apple's 'iPhone 6' uses sapphire display, it will be limited to new, more expensive premium models, WSJ claims

Less than a month before its expected debut, Apple is apparently “considering” the use of synthetic sapphire displays on its next-generation iPhone, but the costs and difficulties associated with the material would limit it solely to a new range of higher-end and more expensive models that the company might make available, a new rumor claims.



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Samsung teases Sept. 3 reveal of 'Note 4,' less than a week before Apple's 'iPhone 6' event

With word leaking that Apple is apparently plotting an iPhone-related media event on Sept. 9, rival Samsung appears poised to beat Apple to press with its own “Unpacked” event six days earlier, where it is expected to unveil its next-generation jumbo-sized Note smartphone.



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YouTube Adds More Tools to Creators' Belts


YouTube last week announced the addition of new bells and whistles for videographers, apparently to encourage them to create more high-quality content. Among the new tools is a creator studio smartphone app for viewing analytics and managing channels, among other things. An updated audio library offers thousands of royalty-free sound effects, along with more free songs. The company also announced a tool that lets fans submit subtitles for videos, so that speakers of other languages can enjoy them, plus creator collaboration upgrades.

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Apple's WWDC unveiling of HealthKit in iOS 8 grabs the attention of doctors

Behind the apparently simple premise of Apple’s new Health app in iOS 8 is the potential to “solve one of the single worst problems in healthcare today,” wrote one healthcare professional: “the inability to easily transfer patient records from one care location to another.”



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FDA says Apple feels a 'moral obligation' to improve health tracking data

Apple’s new “Health” application in iOS 8 was apparently driven by what the company feels is a “moral obligation” to help its users live healthier lives, it disclosed in conversations with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.



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