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Bob Dylan Died 11 Years Ago, According to Siri

Ask how old the (extremely alive) singer-songwriter is, and Apple's virtual assistant will tell you he passed on April 24, 2008, at age 66.
Drew Schwartz
3 days ago
big tech

EXCLUSIVE: GOP Activists Just Formed a Dark Money Group to Go to War With Big Tech

The Internet Accountability Project is the brainchild of Mike Davis, who led the fight to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Liz Landers
4 days ago
labor

While Apple Is Launching an iPhone, its Largest Competitors Are Going on a Climate Strike

Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft workers have all pledged to strike on September 20.
Lauren Kaori Gurley
9.17.19
Apple

Congress Is Investigating Apple's Repair Monopoly

Part of the antitrust investigation centers on "Apple's restrictions on third-party repairs."
Jason Koebler
9.13.19
big tech

Congress Is Coming for the Emails of Big Tech Execs

The House antitrust probe just got real, with a big ask for a wide array of the companies' financial data and even communications from top execs.
David Uberti
9.13.19
Health

Apple Is Pushing a 'Birth Control' App That Has Led to Unwanted Pregnancies

The Natural Cycles app, which is features in Apple's own "Health" app, relies on a birth control practice that's far less effective than other common methods.
Hannah Smothers
9.12.19
CYBER

The Biggest iPhone Hack in History, Explained

Inside a hack that targeted thousands of people a week.
Motherboard Staff
9.12.19
Apple

You Don't Need an iPhone 11 Unless Your Current Phone Is Literally Unusable

The practically, morally, and financially responsible thing to do is to use your current phone for as long as possible.
Jason Koebler
9.10.19
iPhone

iPhone 11 Live Blog: Look, New Telephones

Apple is announcing the iPhone 11. Here's what you need to know.
Motherboard Staff
9.10.19
Hacking

Apple Disputes Google’s Claims of a Devastating iPhone Hack

Apple says that Google oversold the nature of the hack and that it quickly fixed the vulnerability.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
9.6.19
Hacking

Exploit Sellers Say There are More iPhone Hacks on the Market Than They’ve Ever Seen

There are caveats and the sellers are only a slice of the exploit market, but two exploit brokers say they’re seeing more iOS attacks now.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Joseph Cox
9.3.19
AirPods

Review: Three Different Pairs of $30 Counterfeit AirPods

If AirPods are the crude results of capitalism's machinery, then what do counterfeit AirPods say about us?
Jason Koebler
Caroline Haskins
9.3.19
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