Apple announces it is withdrawing from a rating system used by governments and universities to assess how environmentally-friendly computers are
San Francisco city officials announce ban on buying Aplpe computers for its 28,000 employees
Move is embarrassing for Apple as it is based 40 miles south of San Francisco and launches its products there
City officials in San Francisco are to ban local government agencies from buying new Apple computers after the tech [...]
An 11-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been charged after urinating on $36,000 worth of Apple MacBook computers, owned by his school.
Local police were called to Upper Allen Elementary School in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday after teachers discovered the boy had relieved himself on around 30 laptops.
The expensive technology, which had been sitting unattended on a cart in a school hallway, was ‘damaged beyond repair’, police said.
School: The boy urinated on the expensive computers [...]
by Henry Blodget
The Wall Street Journal has caught Googleusing another questionable online tracking technique, one that will likely further inflame those who think the company is evil.
Google has been “tricking” Apple’s Safaribrowser into letting Google monitor Appleusers’ web-surfing behavior, the WSJ reports–even users who want this kind of tracking to be blocked.
Google says the WSJ is “mischaracterizing” its behavior.
But Apple and advertisers are furious.
And after the WSJ brought the tactic to Google’s attention, Google immediately stopped doing [...]
Apple just put out a press release announcing some of what we can expect at next week’s WWDC.
Looks like we will be seeing its “cloud” offering.
More to come, but here’s the release:
Apple® CEO Steve Jobs and a team of Apple executives will kick off the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) with a keynote address on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a.m. At the keynote, Apple will [...]
by John Kennedy
The once relatively virus-free Apple Mac ecosystem has been tainted forever by a nasty malware scam and you sense an age of innocence has ended. It’s a deadly shock to that ecosystem because now a second variant bug has arrived that requires no password.
The malware first manifested itself when Mac users noticed ads for a product called Mac Defender that promised to protect [...]