Apple promises it won’t store or sell your HomePod data

Apple has confirmed that it won’t store or sell any data collected by its HomePod smart speaker. HomePod won’t send anything to Apple’s servers until a user activates it with the “Hey Siri” command. Apple encrypts any information received after ... ( read original story ...)

Apple confirms it has killed the iPod Shuffle and Nano

Both models have been officially discontinued and were removed from the Apple store on Thursday, eliminating the two last versions of its music players not capable of running iOS apps. Citing a need to streamline its offering (via The Verge), a ... ( read original story ...)

Apple to open data centre in China with government ties

SAN FRANCISCO -- Apple will open a data centre in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there. ( read original story ...)