Thursday, February 29, 2024

News items you should check out: May 7

Since I can’t cover everything, here are some recommended articles from some other sources.

Since I can’t cover everything, I’ll often direct your attention to articles of interest. To wit:

° From Reuters: Britain will give statutory powers to a new technology regulator so it can enforce pro-competition rules and prevent tech giants including Apple, Google, and Facebook from using their dominance to push out smaller firms and disadvantage consumers.

° From Bloomberg: Hundreds of workers at the Quanta factory (an Apple supplier) in China clashed with authorities and flooded past isolation barriers after weeks under lockdown, a stunning breakdown in the Communist Party’s efforts to contain Covid-19 infections.

° From The Wall Street Journal: Some iPhone users are receiving “phantom” AirTag alerts. 

° From iMore: New filings reveal Apple’s Irish subsidiary Apple Operations International paid $24.8 billion to Apple Inc. last year.

° From MacRumors: Another rare Apple-1 computer is up for auction, and this one already has a bid of over $250,000. The Apple-1 was the first Apple product created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak when Apple Computer was founded, and there are few left in existence.

° From AppleInsider: Apple Ginza was opened in 2003, and the building it is in will be demolished starting in September 2022.

° From Fast Company: A former Apple HR executive explains how the famously insular company got serious about sharing information internally, with powerful results.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.