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Apple Acquires Israeli Firm RealFace Specializing in Facial Recognition

Apple Acquires Israeli Firm RealFace Specializing in Facial Recognition
Apple has bought Israeli startup RealFace, a cybersecurity and machine learning firm specializing in facial recognition technology.The Times of Israel

Children’s Organic Storybook ‘Green Riding Hood’ is Apple’s Free App of the Week

Children's Organic Storybook 'Green Riding Hood' is Apple's Free App of the Week
Apple is currently promoting interactive children's storybook Green Riding Hood as its Free App of the Week on the iOS

Free App ‘Reverb’ Brings Amazon’s Alexa to Mac Desktops, iPhones and iPads

Free App 'Reverb' Brings Amazon's Alexa to Mac Desktops, iPhones and iPads
Developers at U.S. digital consultancy Rain have created a little-known app called Reverb that allows users to access Amazon's Alexa

Apple Loses Fourth Place to Xiaomi in Booming China Smartphone Market

Apple Loses Fourth Place to Xiaomi in Booming China Smartphone Market
Apple has fallen to fifth place in China's booming smartphone market, where combined sales reached 131.6 million units in the

Future iPhone May Use Customized Wireless Charging System Made in Partnership with Broadcom

Future iPhone May Use Customized Wireless Charging System Made in Partnership with Broadcom
A future version of the iPhone could use a customized wireless charging system created in partnership with Broadcom, according to

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an Apple Pencil PencilCozy-S Combo Pack From Cozy Industries

MacRumors Giveaway: Win an Apple Pencil PencilCozy-S Combo Pack From Cozy Industries
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Cozy Industries to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win a PencilCozy-S

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Back on the Table as SoftBank Agrees to Cede Control of Sprint

Sprint and T-Mobile Merger Back on the Table as SoftBank Agrees to Cede Control of Sprint
Sprint parent company SoftBank is prepared to sell Sprint to T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom, reviving a potential merger between

Here’s the ‘Stealth’ Case Apple Uses to Conceal iPhone Prototypes During Transport

Here's the 'Stealth' Case Apple Uses to Conceal iPhone Prototypes During Transport
Long before Apple takes the wraps off a new iPhone, the smartphone goes through months of design work, testing, and

YouTube Will Stop Placing Unskippable 30-Second Ads in Front of Videos in 2018

YouTube Will Stop Placing Unskippable 30-Second Ads in Front of Videos in 2018
YouTube will stop supporting unskippable 30-second ads on the popular streaming video platform beginning sometime in 2018, according to an

Apple Store in Sydney, Australia Reopens After Temporary Closure Due to Alleged Bomb Threat

Apple Store in Sydney, Australia Reopens After Temporary Closure Due to Alleged Bomb Threat
The Apple retail store located on George Street in Sydney, Australia was closed for a brief period of time today

Adobe Issues Critical Security Update for Flash Player on Mac

Adobe Issues Critical Security Update for Flash Player on Mac
Adobe this week released Flash Player version 24.0.0.221 to "address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take

Microsoft Brings Animated GIF Support and Account Switching to OneDrive App

Microsoft Brings Animated GIF Support and Account Switching to OneDrive App
Microsoft updated its OneDrive iOS app this week with a couple of features requested by premium users, with the added

Apple to Start Assembling iPhone SE Handsets in India in the Coming Months

Apple to Start Assembling iPhone SE Handsets in India in the Coming Months
Apple is to set to begin ramping up assembly of the iPhone SE at its Bangalore manufacturing plant in India

Samsung Chief Arrested on Bribery Charges in Corruption Scandal

Samsung Chief Arrested on Bribery Charges in Corruption Scandal
Samsung chief Jay Y Lee has been arrested over his alleged role in an influence-peddling scandal that reaches to the

iPhone 8 Expected to Have 3D Facial Recognition Instead of Touch ID

iPhone 8 Expected to Have 3D Facial Recognition Instead of Touch ID
Apple's widely expected 5.8-inch iPhone with an edge-to-edge OLED display will feature a front-facing 3D laser scanner for facial recognition,

AT&T to Launch New Unlimited Data Plan

AT&T to Launch New Unlimited Data Plan
Following in the footsteps of T-Mobile and Verizon, AT&T today announced plans to debut a new unlimited data plan that's

FCC Chairman Encourages Activation of the FM Radio Chip Built Into Your iPhone

FCC Chairman Encourages Activation of the FM Radio Chip Built Into Your iPhone
FCC chairman Ajit Pai has advocated for the activation of FM radio receivers built into nearly every smartphone, as part

Apple Considered Buying Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment, but Talks ‘Fizzled Out’

Apple Considered Buying Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment, but Talks 'Fizzled Out'
Another rumor of Apple's interest in acquiring a company involved in film and television has come to light today, with

Verizon Has Fastest LTE Network in the West, While T-Mobile Tops the East in Latest Study

Verizon Has Fastest LTE Network in the West, While T-Mobile Tops the East in Latest Study
Verizon has the fastest LTE network in western regions of the United States, while its up-and-coming rival T-Mobile has the

Touch Bar Support in Microsoft Office for Mac Rolls Out to All Users

Touch Bar Support in Microsoft Office for Mac Rolls Out to All Users
Starting today, Microsoft Office users who own one of Apple's new 2016 MacBook Pro models can update their Word, Excel,

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