Apple today announced on its WebKit blog that it is ending support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 starting in March 2020. TLS, or Transport Layer Security, is a security protocol used to protect web traffic.
Ahead of the planned deprecation, Apple recommends apps adopt TLS 1.2, which offers „security fit for the modern web.“ Upgrading from TLS 1.0 and 1.1 provides the following benefits, according to Apple:
– Modern cryptographic cipher suites and algorithms with desirable performance and security properties, e.g., perfect forward secrecy and authenticated encryption, that are not vulnerable to attacks such as BEAST. – Removal of mandatory and insecure [...]
Just over two months after Google updated the „Inbox by Gmail“ app for iOS to support iPhone X, the company this week announced that it will discontinue the service at the end of March 2019.
Inbox by Gmail was an experimental email app, offering users features like snoozing emails to check later, Smart Reply, high-priority notifications, and more. The company says that in the four years of the app’s life it has „learned a lot about how to make email better,“ adding some of the most popular Inbox features directly into its main Gmail client.
Because of this, and to maintain a „more focused approach,“ Google will shutter [...]
Apple today asked developers to begin submitting apps that take advantage of new features in iOS 12, watchOS 5, tvOS 12, and macOS Mojave ahead of the upcoming launch of the new software updates.
You can now submit apps that take advantage of the powerful new capabilities in the next release of iOS, watchOS, and tvOS. Build your apps using Xcode 10 GM seed, test with the latest releases of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, and submit them for review.
According to Apple, all new apps and app updates for iPhone, including universal apps, will be need to be built with the iOS 12 SDK and will need to include support for the iPhone XS Max starting in March 2019.
Apple has filed its quarterly 10-Q form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today, confirming that the company has a total of 4,829,926,000 outstanding shares on the stock market as of July 20, 2018. That’s down from 4,915,138,000 shares three months earlier as Apple has continued to buy back its own stock.
Based on multiplying the latest total by Apple’s closing stock price today of $201.50, the iPhone maker has a market cap of roughly $973 billion, making it ever so close to becoming a trillion dollar company.
The exact moment that Apple crosses the trillion dollar mark will be difficult to determine, as Apple continues to buy [...]