Apple to move 25% iPhone production to India by 2025, 20% iPad and Apple...

In a report they sent to clients Wednesday, JP Morgan analysts said Apple will move 5% of global iPhone 14 production to India by late 2022, and expand its manufacturing capacity...

‘Astonishing.’ Morgan Stanley hard drives holding sensitive client data got auctioned off online —...

Federal regulators have accused Morgan Stanley of “astonishing” failures that led to the mishandling of sensitive data on some 15 million customers, writes Matt Egan. Here is the link: https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/20/business/morgan-stanley-fine-customer-data/index.html

A new California law will require social media platforms to add more ‘protections’ for...

California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law a new bill that could upend how social media platforms deal with underage users, writes K. Bell. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/california-ab-2273-children-social-media-230652145.html

Google canceled its next Pixelbook and shut down the team building it — The...

Google has canceled the next version of its Pixelbook laptop and dissolved the team responsible for building it, writes Alex Heath and David Pierce. Here is the link: https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/12/23348999/google-pixelbook-canceled-team-shut-down

Anti-trans stalkers on harassment site Kiwi Farms got so bad that Cloudflare feared ‘immediate...

Citing an “immediate threat to human life,” Cloudflare has dropped the notorious stalking and harassment site Kiwi Farms from its internet security services, according to the report. 

Patreon cuts its security team — Gizmodo

Patreon, the online platform that allows content creators to foster a direct subscriber base, has laid off five employees responsible for its security engineering, writes Lauren Leffer. 

Flicking the kill switch: governments embrace internet shutdowns as a form of control —...

In 2021, there were 182 shutdowns in 34 countries, according to Access Now, a non-government organisation that tracks connectivity around the world, according to the report by Julia Bergin, Louisa Lim,...

Samsung leader Jay Y. Lee granted presidential pardon — CNET

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Jay Y. Lee was granted a presidential pardon Friday in South Korea, writes Steven Musil. Here is the link: https://www.cnet.com/tech/mobile/samsung-leader-jay-y-lee-granted-presidential-pardon/

FTC proposes rules to limit how personal info is used for targeted ads —...

The planned rules, kickstarted with a notice Thursday, would protect the personal data companies such as Alphabet Inc. and Meta Platforms Inc. collect about consumers, according to the report. Here is the...

US Attorneys General will take legal action against telecom providers enabling robocalls — Engadget

The Attorneys General of all 50 states have joined forces in hopes of giving teeth to the seemingly never-ending fight against robocalls, writes M. Moon. Here is the link: https://www.engadget.com/us-attorneys-general-band-robocalls-055620761.html

Twitter warns governments are demanding user info at an alarming rate — Axios

Twitter said in a new report that it received a record number of legal demands from governments, nearly 50,000 during a six-month period last year, writes Herb Scribner. Here is the link:...

Apple hires Lamborghini exec to help lead design of its self-driving EV — Fortune

The company hired Luigi Taraborrelli, a 20-year veteran of the Italian carmaker, to help lead the design of Apple’s future vehicle, writes Mark Gurman. Here is the link: https://fortune.com/2022/07/28/apple-hires-lamborghini-exec-luigi-taraborrelli-help-lead-design-self-driving-ev/ 

Slack is increasing prices and changing the way its free plan works — TC

If you’re on the free plan, they’re changing the way/duration messages are saved, writes Greg Kumparak. Here is the link: https://techcrunch.com/2022/07/18/slack-is-increasing-prices-and-changing-the-way-its-free-plan-works/ Find Slack's blog post announcing the changes here.

UK set to have world’s biggest automated drone superhighway — BBC

The drones will be used on the 164-mile Skyway project connecting towns and cities, including Cambridge and Rugby, writes Tom Gerken.

Documents show DHS tracks smartphones across the country — Motherboard

Recently released documents show in new detail how parts of the Department of Homeland Security have been using surveillance tools built on smartphone location data, writes Joseph Cox. Here is the link:...