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Privacy missteps cast cloud over digital assistants

Washington, United States | AFP |  A series of privacy missteps in recent months has raised fresh concerns over the future of voice-controlled digital assistants, a growing market seen by some as the next frontier in computing. Recent incidents involving Google, Apple and Amazon devices underscore that despite strong growth in …

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Apple recalls Macbook Pros over battery fire risk

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Apple has recalled a number of its older generation MacBook Pro because their batteries may overheat and “pose a fire safety risk.” The recall affects 15-inch MacBook Pros with Retina displays sold between September 2015 and February 2017, the company said, adding it would  …

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Apple disputes Spotify anti-competitive claims

Paris, France | AFP | Apple dismissed Friday Spotify’s accusations of anti-competitive behaviour, saying the Swedish music streaming giant was trying to enjoy the benefits of its online market without paying the cost of its upkeep. Spotify filed on Wednesday a formal complaint with the EU Commission that took issue with …

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Apple cuts outlook, sees ‘challenges’ in China, emerging markets

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Apple cut its revenue outlook for the latest quarter Wednesday, citing steeper-than-expected “economic deceleration” in China and emerging markets. The rare revenue warnings from Apple suggested weaker-than-anticipated sales of iPhones and other gadgetry, in part because of trade frictions between Washington and Beijing. …

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