Apple’s obsessive control over the apps that can be sold through its online store has come back to bite them.
Apple, Pandora and Dictionary.com were sued in federal court Monday for allegedly helping advertisers create secret profiles of iPhone users without their consent.
According to Wired’s Ryan Singel, “The tracking is possible because Read More
Angry Birds thinks it can get away with anything.
The addictive iPhone app asks for permission to access a user’s location, but a Wall Street Journal investigation says it’s harvesting–and delivering–much more. Your contacts, city, latitude and longitude, phone ID and username and password are all collected and sent to third parties.
The WSJ says Read More
Standing on the stage at Webster Hall in front of a standing-room only crowd on March 24, Avner Ronen, the founder of Boxee, announced some big news: Hulu is back. Mr. Ronen, dressed in his Boxee shirt, beer in hand, released a new “alpha” version of Boxee, the open-source software Read More