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  • Apple macOS vulnerability paves the way for system compromise with a single click

    08/14/2018 12:57:01 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 13 replies
    ZDNet ^ | By Charlie Osborne for Zero Day | August 13, 2018
    A security researcher uncovered a zero-day in Apple software by tweaking a few lines of code. Speaking at Defcon in Las Vegas last week, Patrick Wardle, Chief Research Officer of Digita Security, described his research into "synthetic" interactions with a user interface (UI) that can lead to severe macOS system security issues. Synthetic events are when attackers can virtually "click" objects in order to load code without user consent. If a threat actor is able to "click" a security prompt and load a kernel extension, this could lead to the full compromise of an operating system. "Via a single click,...
  • Apple could be used as a 'bargaining chip' in the trade war, Chinese state media warns

    08/07/2018 10:40:29 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 57 replies
    CNBC ^ | December 7, 2018 | By Arjun Kharpal
    Apple could be used as a 'bargaining chip' in the trade war, Chinese state media warns Apple has benefited from cheap labor and strong supply chain in China which has helped it boost profit and get to a $1 trillion valuation, the state-backed People's Daily said. The U.S. firm should share that money with Chinese citizens, the article urged. Apple could be the target of "anger and nationalist sentiment" amid the ongoing trade war. Apple has benefited from cheap labor and a strong supply chain in China and needs to share more of its profit with the Chinese people...
  • Apple just hit a $1 trillion market cap

    08/02/2018 9:35:29 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 52 replies
    CNBC ^ | August 2, 2018: 9:25AM | Sara Salinas
    The stock rose nearly 3 percent, briefly hitting a session high of $207.05 in midday trading before falling back below $207. Amazon had also been fast approaching the threshold. | @saracsalinas Apple hit a $1 trillion market cap on Thursday, making the iPhone maker the first publicly traded U.S. company to reach the record valuation. The stock rose nearly 3 percent following a strong third-quarter earnings report earlier this week, briefly hitting a session high of $207.05 in midday trading before falling back below $207. Based on a recently adjusted outstanding share count of 4,829,926,000 shares, a stock price...
  • MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q318 conference call

    07/31/2018 6:17:37 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 8 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | July 31, 2017— 4:45PM PDT
    >MacDailyNews presents live notes from Apple’s Q318 Conference Call with analysts starting at 5pm EDT/2pm PDT today. Apple will provide live audio streaming of its Q318 Results Conference Call using Apple’s industry-leading QuickTime multimedia software.The live webcast will begin at 2pm PDT/ 5pm EDT today here.The company posted quarterly revenue of $53.3 billion, an increase of 17 percent from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.34, up 40 percent. International sales accounted for 60 percent of the quarter’s revenue.For Q418, Apple guided for revenue between $60 billion and $62 billion.Live notes from Apple’s Q318 Conference Call...
  • Apple Unveils Fix for MacBook Pros Not Hitting Advertised Speeds

    07/25/2018 11:55:23 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 8 replies
    Yahoo! Finance ^ | July 24, 2018 | By Mark Gurman
    Apple Inc. confirmed that some new MacBook Pro computers didn’t perform as advertised under heavy workloads, responding to complaints from users. The company unveiled a software fix for the high-end devices and apologized. The problem is due to the laptop’s thermal management system, which throttles processing speeds to prevent overheating in some situations, the Cupertino, California-based company said. "Following extensive performance testing under numerous workloads, we’ve identified that there is a missing digital key in the firmware that impacts the thermal management system and could drive clock speeds down under heavy thermal loads on the new MacBook Pro," Apple said...