China Used Iphone Hacks To Target Uyghur Muslims: Sources

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China used iPhone hacks to target Uyghur Muslims: sources: Zack Whittaker


A number of malicious websites used to hack into iPhones over a two-year period were targeting Uyghur Muslims, TechCrunch has learned. Sources familiar with the matter said the websites were part of a state-backed attack — likely China — designed to target th…

Tesla's Model 3 interior (even the steering wheel) is now 100% leather-free: Kirsten Korosec


Tesla said Saturday that its Model 3 interiors are now completely free of leather, fulfilling a promise made by CEO Elon Musk at this year’s annual shareholder meeting. Tesla has been closing in on a leather-free interior for a couple of years now. But a stic…

Apple products under pricing pressure as new 15% tariffs drop Sunday: Kirsten Korosec


A new 15% tariff on Chinese imports will go in effect just after midnight Sunday, placing levies on hundreds of household goods and consumer tech, including a bevy of Apple products. The tariffs, put in place by President Donald Trump as part of an escalating…

Apple still has work to do on privacy: Natasha Lomas


There’s no doubt that Apple’s self-polished reputation for privacy and security has taken a bit of a battering recently. On the security front, Google researchers just disclosed a major flaw in the iPhone, finding a number of malicious websites that could hac…

Original Content podcast: Netflix's new 'Dark Crystal' is a visual delight, no nostalgia needed: Anthony Ha, Jordan Crook, Darrell Etherington


“The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” returns viewers to the world of Thra — a distant, magical planet ruled over by the sinister, long-lived Skeksis, who have lied their way into ownership of the titular crystal and dominance of the elf-like Gelflings. The s…

Come along, take a ride: Kirsten Korosec


From afar, Olli resembles many of the “future is now!” electric autonomous shuttles that have popped up in recent years. The tall rectangular pod, with its wide-set headlights and expansive windows nestled between a rounded frame, gives the shuttle a friendly…

Startups Weekly: Peloton's 29 secret weapons: Kate Clark


In this week's newsletter: Peloton's going public, Boll & Branch raised another $100M and more.

Did your aluminum Apple Watch mysteriously crack itself? Apple might replace the screen for free: Greg Kumparak


So your aluminum Series 2 or Series 3 Apple Watch is suddenly cracking around the edges… but you don’t remember bumping it on anything, or being particularly rough with it. Surprise! It might not be your fault at all. Apple says that they’ve determined that “…

Labor Day Special: One extra week on early-bird pricing for Disrupt SF 2019: Emma Comeau


Happy (almost) Labor Day to all the hardworking members of the early-startup community — entrepreneurs, founders, investors, engineers and everyone in between. We know how hard you work to build your dream, so we’re cutting you a break and extending our early…

VW Group to pay $96.5M to settle inflated fuel economy lawsuit: Kirsten Korosec


VW Group of America said Friday it has reached an agreement with thousands of U.S. customers over alleged inflated fuel economy information on about 98,000 gas-powered vehicles from its four brands, Audi, Bentley, Porsche and Volkswagen. The agreement involve…


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