Florida security startup Corellium LLC wins lawsuit against Apple

A federal judge has dismissed Apple Inc’s copyright infringement claims against a Florida startup which makes software to help security researchers find vulnerabilities in Apple products, including in its iPhone. U.S. District Judge Rodney Smith ruled in favor of Corellium LLC saying its software which emulates Apple’s iOS operating system that runs iPads and iPhones,…

Launch of Huawei’s 5G compatible flagship Mate 30 smartphone clouded by lack of Android as its OS

In recent years, Huawei has shot up surprising fast into the global smartphone business. A U.S. ban citing theft of intellectual property and being a threat to U.S. national security has however crippled its sales outside China. On September 18 Huawei Technologies plans to launch its new Mate 30 line of smartphones in Munich, said…

Apple offers up to $1 million for remote access exploit for iPhones and cloud-based backups

Apple launched the challenge at the annual Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas. In order to remove exploitable vulnerabilities from its mobile operating system, Apple Inc has announced a bounty of up to $1 million to cyber security researchers who detect flaws in iPhones. This is the largest ever reward Apple has offered to…

Russian antitrust authorities investigating Apple Inc over abusing its market dominance

The development revolves around a highly invasive technology called Mobile Device Management. On Thursday, antitrust authorities in Russia disclosed, they have begun investigating Apple Inc following a complaint from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab that Cupertino may be abusing its dominant market position. Russia’s FAS stated it was investigating why a new version of Kaspersky Lab’s…

Facebook’s messaging apps to be affected in Apple’s new OS for phones

Apple’s new operating system for mobile phones will restrict background access to apps for making internet calls. WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger will be affected. According to a report from The Information, Apple Inc is making changes to its mobile operating system which will restrict voice calls over the internet. Apps such as Facebook Inc’s Messenger…

Huawei to release Hongmeng OS for mobiles phones by end of 2019

Huawei’s Hongmeng will face challenges from Google’s Android operating system. Huawei’s first quarter sales rose on domestic demand. The overseas market for its smartphones has tanked. On Monday, as per a report from China’s state media Global Times, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is set to release its own mobile operating system, Hongmeng, by the end…

VW purchases 75.1% stake in Volvo’s WirelessCar platform

The forward-looking purchase of the stake is of strategic significance as it revolves around the future of mobility. In a strategic move, Volkswagen has purchased a controlling stake in Volvo’s WirelessCar, a digital service developer which specializes in connected driving, for $122 million (1.1 billion Swedish crowns). In a statement Volkswagen stated, WirelessCar’s technology would…

Shortcomings in Huawei’s supply chain impact Britain’s national security

With countries increasing scrutiny over equipments produced by those they consider as adversaries, companies in the tech industry are facing headwinds. According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, China’s Huawei Technologies is facing strong headwinds by way of heightened scrutiny in Britain over the usage of a legacy software component sold by a…