• Developer sabotages his personal apps, then claims Aaron Swartz was murdered

    The developer who sabotaged two of his personal open supply code libraries, inflicting disruptions for 1000’s of apps that used them, has a colourful previous that features embracing a QAnon concept involving Aaron Swartz, the well-known hacktivist and programmer who died by suicide in 2013. Marak Squires, the writer of two JavaScript libraries with greater than 21,000 dependent apps and greater than 22 million weekly downloads, up to date his tasks late final week after they remained unchanged for greater than a yr. The updates contained code to supply an infinite loop that brought on dependent apps to spew gibberish, …

  • Apple App Retailer has paid builders $260 billion

    Apple has launched its highlights for 2021 and the corporate additionally launched some info on how a lot cash it has paid to builders from the App Retailer. The Apple App Retailer launched again in 2008 and Apple has now paid builders a complete of $260 billion, that is up from $200 billion on the similar time final yr. Apps and video games have change into the important supply for the world’s most revolutionary and well timed leisure. The efforts, innovation, and creativity of the builders who leverage Apple expertise to construct these unimaginable experiences, coupled with the ability of …

  • T-Cell Reportedly Blocking iPhone Customers From Enabling iCloud Non-public Relay

    One of many options Apple launched in iOS 15 is iCloud Non-public Relay. It acts nearly like a VPN the place it mainly hides private information of the consumer whereas they browse the online. It’s a helpful characteristic for individuals who don’t like the concept web sites and promoting corporations are monitoring them and utilizing their information to serve up personalised advertisements. Nonetheless, evidently over within the US, T-Cell is reportedly blocking iPhone customers from enabling the characteristic on their cellphone. In keeping with iPhone customers who’re on T-Cell’s community, after they attempt to flip the characteristic on, they’re greeted …