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A Nashua, New Hampshire man has pleaded guilty to transporting stolen Apple products in federal court. Guangwei “William” Wu, 30, pleaded guilty to the interstate transportation of stolen property on June 1, 2023. He is scheduled to be sentenced on October 4, 2023. Wu owned and operated a transshipping company in Manchester called Hai Xing Qiao. In the fall of 2022, a victim company purchased Apple products, including iPads, iPhones, Apple Watches, and MacBooks. They hired Hai Xing Qiao to forward the products to Hong Kong. However, another Hong Kong-based company, Yongfu Huo, paid Wu a bribe of over $700,000 to have the products shipped to them instead. To cover up his tracks, Wu claimed that law enforcement had seized…
The protest against Reddit's API changes continue, with hackers demanding API cost changes as part of a ransom demand, while subreddits tap the power of John Oliver and Tim Cook.Reddit's management is currently under fire from users over a decision to make developers of apps pay to access the API. The decision, which will make it prohibitive for third-party app developers to continue using the API, has been met with scorn by the Internet at large, and has affected the site in a few ways, including one unexpected source.In February, Reddit admitted to being the victim of hacking, after an employee fell victim to phishing. The breach of Reddit's systems saw approximately 80 gigabytes of compressed data seized by the…
Apple says that both FaceTime and iMessage are experiencing slow downs and down time today. The issue started a few hours ago and is ongoing. more… The post Apple acknowledges ongoing FaceTime slow down and iMessage outage appeared first on 9to5Mac.
Macworld There are two main reasons why someone might want to install a VPN on an iPhone. One important reason is to protect their privacy and increase their security. Another key reason is that a VPN can be used to make it look like you are based in a different country, which can unlock content that wouldn’t be available where you actually are. If you are concerned about how secure the data on you iPhone is a VPN may be a solution that could give you peace of mind. We have a selection of VPNs for iPhone that we recommend below. But first we’ll quickly address why you might, or might not, want an VPN to protect the data on…
The Apple Watch's health features are making headlines this month, and have been credited with saving at least two lives. Fall Detection came in handy in two emergency situations in Minnesota and Ohio. In Minnesota, Apple Watch user Michael Brodkorb was hit by a vehicle that then fled the scene. His Apple Watch detected the impact using Fall Detection and dialed 911 after he was unable to respond. "I was just shocked," he said. "I mean, just the sheer force of what it's like to get hit by a vehicle." Along with calling 911, the Fall Detection feature alerted his wife and children inside the house, so he was able to get immediate help. He ended up with injuries to…
Tim Cook wishes a fast recovery for a person who was hurt in a hit-and-run accident and received aid when his Apple Watch dialed 911.An Apple Watch can contact emergency servicesMichael Brodkorb from Eagan, Minnesota, was standing in front of his driveway in April when a car sped around the corner and hit him. He was severely injured, and the car didn't stop, according to CBS News. Read more...
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