Following Apple’s lead from 2016, Microsoft, Facebook and Google replace gun emoji with water pistol

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/26/microsoft-google-facebook-gun-emoji/ It is now two years since Apple decided that an image of a gun had no place as an emoji. The company replaced the handgun icon with an image … Read more

Apple’s purchase of Shazam to be investigated by the EU

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/24/apple-shazam-purchase-eu-investigation/ Apple’s planned purchase of UK-based music-recognition app Shazam for $400 million is facing an investigation by the European Commission. The commission is concerned that the purchase could give Apple … Read more

Mac users, you can now add Windows Defender Browser Protection to Google Chrome

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/18/mac-users-you-can-now-add-windows-defender-browser-protection-to-google-chrome/  People are becoming rather wary of the security they trust, particularly after the recent bad press. With this in mind, we’ve noted that a few people are deciding to … Read more

Apple hit with $0.5 billion bill for patent violation with FaceTime, iMessage and VPN on Demand

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/11/apple-virnetx-patent-violation/ Apple has been ordered to pay $502.6 million in damages after a federal jury in Eastern Texas found that the company had violated patents owned by VirnetX. The intellectual … Read more

Apple launches iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition to raise money for HIV/AIDS

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/04/09/iphone-8-iphone8-plus-product-red-special-edition/ Apple has announced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition which will be available to order from tomorrow, April 10. Like last year’s iPhone 7 and … Read more