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Apple Tightens iCloud Security After Naked Celebrity Photo Leak

Promises to be more alert for suspicious activity

Apple is implementing more robust iCloud security protocols after a massive breach of celebrities’ accounts—and leak of private nude photos—revealed some weaknesses in the photo-storing service. CEO Tim Cook revealed the…

Apple Says Nude Celebrity Photo Leaks Were Targeted Hacks

Maintains that its cloud is secure

Apple's cloud is safe, the company has said in response to claims that a security flaw in its photo-storing software allowed hackers to grab naked images from celebrities' personal accounts. It…

Apple Blocks Developers From Selling User Health Data to Marketers

Tweaks privacy rules ahead of gadget launches

Apple updated its privacy policy to prohibit the sale of user health data to advertisers, according to The Financial Times. The policy update comes just ahead of an anticipated Sept.…

Apple Cracks $100 on NASDAQ

Wall Street warming to Tim Cook—or maybe it's the iWatch

Whatever the iPhone 6 (set for release on or around Sept. 9) will mean for Apple’s bottom line, the Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant is already feeling some love—from Wall Street.…

Apple Hires Musa Tariq to Head Social Media Marketing

Former Nike, Burberry joins as head digital marketing director

Apple gave its social media marketing department a boost with the addition of Musa Tariq as it new head digital marketing director, 9To5Mac reported. Tariq arrives at Apple from Nike, where…

Apple Poised to Dominate the Fall Market

Expected to reveal new iPhone 6 on Sept. 9

September is shaping up to be a big month for Apple. The tech giant is expected to hold an event introducing its long-awaited iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, according to Re/code.  Apple…

Bomb Gaza and 6 Other Mobile Games Banned by App Stores

Mideast conflict just the latest inspiration for hard-core software

The Israel-Palestine conflict is playing out in app stores with games like Bomb Gaza being used as a new kind of information warfare. In fact, Google started pulling apps from…

Brands May Be Surprised to Find Themselves on Yo

Squatters likely reason Pepsi, Subway, McDonald's popping up on hot app

Yo, Pepsi. Yo, McDonald's. Yo, Subway. Welcome to Yo—whether you like it or not.  The identities of some of the largest corporations are popping up on the latest app obsession—among them,…

R&B Artist Trey Songz Has a Personal Social App for His Fans

Multiplatinum singer and actor closes the celebrity gap

Specs Who Trey Songz Age 29 Accomplishments Multiplatinum R&B artist (his sixth studio album, Trigga, debuts July 1); founder of The Angel Network fan club app; actor Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you consume…

4 Ways Marketers Will Benefit From the New iPhone

Strong retail potential

Marketers are imagining new mobile campaigns and content now that Apple revealed the future of the iPhone at its developers conference this week. There were hints at how iBeacon technology…

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