Russia May Kick Out LinkedIn


A LinkedIn block in Russia could be imminent, in light of last week’s court ruling that the company broke a law requiring personal data on Russian citizens to be stored on servers within the country. Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecommunications and media authority, is waiting until it has the full text of the ruling before acting on it. “We remain interested in a meeting with Roskomnadzor to discuss their data localization request,” said LinkedIn spokesperson May Chow. Russia had 5 million registered LinkedIn members in Q1.

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Apple Watch to launch in New Zealand on July 31

Following an imminent mid-month expansion to sales, the next destination for the Apple Watch will be New Zealand, which is getting the device on July 31, according to an updated product page in the Apple Store iOS app.

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Rumor: Apple could launch iOS 8.2 next week, will expand capabilities of Health app

The release of iOS 8.2 remains imminent, and could debut as soon as Apple’s “Spring Forward” event next Monday, bringing a number of improvements to the iPhone’s health app, along with the usual stability improvements and bug fixes.



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Apple to raise App Store prices in EU and Canada, 'change' Russian fees

In a note sent out to iTunes Connect members on Wednesday, Apple announced an imminent prices increase for Canada, Norway and all countries in the European Union, as well as an undisclosed change in app cost for Russian customers.



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Apple tightens HealthKit privacy policy in bid to protect users’ health data

Ahead of its imminent launch of iOS 8 and its HealthKit platform, Apple has updated its privacy policy warning health-app developers not to sell or pass on any collected personal data to advertising platforms, data brokers, or information resellers. 

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Samsung brings premium 'Level' headphone and speaker lineup stateside to battle Apple's Beats

Samsung on Wednesday announced the imminent release of its “Level” headphone and portable speaker lineup, which features four premium devices seemingly aimed directly at Apple’s Beats hardware.



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Qualcomm to boost wireless performance to gigabit levels with Wilocity acquisition

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Qualcomm has announced its imminent acquisition of Wilocity, a WiFi developer specializing in the 60GHz band. Wilocity promises it can deliver up to 7Gbps of bandwidth — but it comes with some costs.

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