Apple schlägt gegen Spotify zurück: Der Konzern kassiere keine überhöhten Provisionen von Kunden des Streamingdienstes, wie dessen Chef Daniel Ek behauptet. Ek nutze falsche Zahlen, heißt es in einem internen Dokument.
Die Fachwelt war sich sofort einig: Apples neuer Desktop-Rechner sieht von vorne aus wie eine Käsereibe. Aber passt der Vergleich? Den Beweis liefern ein YouTuber, eine CNC-Fräse und ein Stück Pecorino.
MicroK8s can be used to run Kubernetes on Mac for testing and developing apps on macOS. MicroK8s is the local distribution of Kubernetes developed by Ubuntu. It’s a compact Linux snap that installs a single node cluster on a local PC.…
In a move that could reshape the world’s financial system, Facebook has unveiled plans to launch a new global digital currency called Libra. Facebook announced its plans on Tuesday after secretly working on the cryptocurrency for more than a year. It will launch Libra next year in partnership with other large companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber. Facebook said it wants to create “a simple global currency and infrastructure that empowers billions of people.” The plan has already come under fierce criticism from financial regulators and lawmakers. Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown tweeted, “Facebook is already too big and too powerful, and it has used that power to exploit users’ data without protecting their privacy. We cannot allow Facebook to run a risky new cryptocurrency out of a Swiss bank account without oversight.” We speak with David Dayen, the executive editor of The American Prospect. He recently wrote a piece for The New Republic headlined “The Final Battle in Big Tech’s War to Dominate Your World.”
I previously wrote about how to make Mac OS’s FileVault disk encryption feature use separate passwords for unlocking the disk and logging into the system once it is running. This allows for better separation of concerns, but it goes against the proverbial grain, as the front end for FileVault tries its best to keep the passwords for unlocking the disk in sync with passwords for user accounts in an effort to keep people from locking themselves out of their machines.
Everything is open now. Everyone is open.... I mean, look at their Web sites. #microsoft and #apple ... TOTALLY not #proprietarysoftware because they have a subsite/subdomain that says "open" in it, with an assorted sample of some... "pet projects". You "won", "open people" "Go home now!"
"Apple is a constant target of high-tech patent assertions, with 58 cases filed against it in the US last year (Lex Machina)," IAM writes. But actually, #apple itself is a #patent aggressor and bully. Hardly the victim.