Apple today released its latest transparency report, outlining government data requests that it received from January to June 2018.
Apple’s latest report has been shared on a totally overhauled transparency website that also features past reports in a more visually digestible format, making it much easier to go through the data.
Apple’s previous reports were delivered via PDF and could be difficult to parse, but the new site features a country-by-country breakdown with further details split into different request categories.
A provided slider lets you scroll through each country, while a date range dropdown lets you select either the most [...]
Microsoft is testing a version of its Cortana app for iOS and Android devices that features a major interface overhaul and new features, according to Windows Central.
The updated app, which is being tested by beta testers, features a user interface that’s focused on conversational experiences with Cortana, along with support for music and podcast suggestions, and a focus on setting reminders, timers, and meetings.
For those unfamiliar with Cortana, it is Microsoft’s personal assistant, available on Microsoft devices and other devices through iOS and Android apps. It is equivalent to Apple’s Siri, Samsung’s Bixby, and Google’s Google [...]
Twitter is testing an updated version of its desktop site that includes a new Bookmarks feature, the company outlined in a tweet earlier today.
Bookmarks is a feature that was added to the mobile version of Twitter earlier this year but has yet to make its way to the desktop. The Bookmarks option is designed to allow users to save tweets for later access.
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On the 10th anniversary of Chrome’s launch, Google today updated its popular browser to version 69, introducing a new look and several new features for the desktop and mobile apps.
Chrome 69 offers up a refreshed design with rounded tabs, a new color palette, and new icons, with the updated design extended to menus, prompts, the address bar, and other browser aspects. Google says the new design is meant to provide a simpler look that boosts productivity.
On iOS, changes have been made to make browsing faster, such as a relocated toolbar to the bottom of the app, with the new design also extending to Chrome for iOS.
Chrome 69 brings improvements to [...]