Topic: apple

Apple launches Security Research Device Program

Apple launched the Security Research Device (SRD) Program this week to help improve security for iOS users and to bring more researchers to the iPhone.  It features an iPhone dedicated exclusively to security research, with unique code execution and containment policies. According to Apple, it is not meant for personal use or daily carry, and … continue reading

Apple WWDC 20: Custom processor for Macs, new privacy requirements, and annual software updates

Today, Apple’s virtual WWDC 20 keynote event revealed that all Apple Macs launching after 2022 will be powered by a custom processor as well as other incremental updates to its software lineup. “At Apple, integrating hardware and software is fundamental to everything we do…and silicon is at the heart of our hardware,” Tim Cook, CEO … continue reading

Apple App Store saw $519 billion in billing and sales last year

A new report has revealed the Apple App Store ecosystem facilitated $519 billion in billings and sales globally last year. The Apple AppStore ecosystem report was conducted by independent researchers at Analysis Group. According to the report, the highest value categories were mobile commerce (m-commerce) apps, digital goods and services apps, and in-app advertising. “As … continue reading

SD Times news digest: MemSQL 7.1, Apple releases password resources and the IBM FHE toolkit

MemSQL 7.1 is now available on MemSQL Helios, the company’s elastic cloud database. This release improves support for OLTP-style (highly-selective) queries on columnstores, high availability, and disaster recovery. It also delivers improved resilience features to further strengthen MemSQL for mission-critical applications providing transaction processing, operational analytics, and more.  “The MemSQL 7.1 release delivers a big … continue reading

SD Times news digest: HCL Domino Volt, Google and Apple on COVID-19 technology, and Airbrake raises $11 million

HCL Technologies announced the general availability of HCL Domino Volt, a low-code capability built on the HCL Domino platform.  According to the company, technical developers “can build apps up to 70% faster and efficiently extend them with integrations, customized CSS, JavaScript, and REST APIs.” “With this release, we are empowering the business users closest to … continue reading

Apple to end UIWebView API support

The end of Apple’s UIWebView support is quickly approaching. The company announced that as of April 2020 it will no longer accept new apps that use the UIWebView API, and as of December 2020 the company will no longer accept app updates that use UIWebView.  “If your app still embeds web content using the deprecated … continue reading

The Swift programming language’s roadmap to version 6

The Swift programming team wants to pursue new frontiers as it looks to version 6 of the programming language. According to the team, it has reached critical milestones of majority over the last couple of versions, making it possible for users to invest in using Swift.  For instance, the arrival of ABI and module stability … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Hour of Code milestones, Test Automation University in 2019, and an open-source version of Apple HomeKit

Code.org announced several new milestones for this year: 50 U.S. states have adopted computer science policies, over 100,000 new CS teachers were prepared by Code.org, and students on Code.org have created 60 million projects. “We want to emphasize that an important part of computer science is understanding how it can help with world challenges. As … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Apple expands its bug bounty program, Rust 1.40.0, and F5 to acquire Shape Security

Apple announced a bug bounty program that rewards up to $1,500,000 on finding issues that occur on the latest publicly available versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, or watchOS with a standard configuration. In addition, Apple said it offers public recognition for those who submit valid reports and will match donations of the bounty payment … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Kotlin 1.3.60 released, the Apple Developer App, and Google’s Advanced Android in Kotlin free online course

Kotlin 1.3.6 has been released, adding quality improvements, optimizing the comparison of ‘inline’ classes, tooling improvements and support for the Kotlin/MPP IDE experience.  According to the developers behind the language, an incremental release doesn’t bring any language changes other than minor improvements (like changing confusing error messages) or updates for experimental features (like inline classes).  … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Instana adds deep inspection of GraphQL queries, Applitools adds functional and visual testing capabilities, and CodeSignal launches Certify

Application performance management (APM) provider Instana announced the extension of monitoring and tracing capabilities for microservice applications that use GraphQL. Instana captures the GraphQL HTTP traffic and displays the executing query as plain text and then parses the actual GraphQL queries. “Since application and microservice platform technology continues to evolve, it’s critical for application management … continue reading

Apple announces iOS 13 app requirements

Apple announced that all apps will need to be updated or built to work with iOS 13 by April 2020. In addition, apps will be required to fit the all-screen designs of Apple’s largest mobile devices and iPads.  “Customers around the world will soon experience the incredible new features of iOS 13. Make sure your … continue reading

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