Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook called on Bloomberg to retract a highly controversial story suggesting Chinese spies planted microchips in the Supermicro server motherboards used in Apple’s data facilities, saying there was no truth to Bloomberg’s claims.
Today, Supermicro Charles Liang joined Cook in calling for a retraction. In a statement shared by CNBC, Liang said that Supermicro has not found malicious hardware components in its products, nor has Bloomberg produced an affected Supermicro motherboard. Bloomberg, he says, should „act responsibly“ and retract its „unsupported allegations.“
Liang’s full [...]
For the first time since Bloomberg published a highly controversial story suggesting Chinese spies planted microchips in Supermicro server motherboards Apple used in its iCloud facilities, Apple CEO Tim Cook has gone on the record to vehemently deny the claims.
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Cook said there is „no truth“ to the story about Apple, before making the unprecedented move of calling on Bloomberg to publish a retraction.
Since the report went live earlier this month, Apple has refuted Bloomberg’s claims in multiple clearly worded statements denying such an incident ever took place. Apple maintains that the story is [...]
Instagram is testing a new feature that will send an alert whenever you take a screenshot of a story, effectively putting an end to the practice of covertly taking screenshots of the temporary story posts on the social network.
News of the new feature was shared on Twitter by a user who posted an image of a screenshot warning message. Instagram plans to offer a one-time warning letting screenshotters know that subsequent screenshots or screen recordings will be visible to the person who posted the story.
Image via Twitter user Mulan The feature is being tested with a small number of users. Participants can see who took a screenshot of their story by going to the [...]
Apple today shared a trailer for „Bang! The Bert Berns Story,“ an upcoming documentary that chronicles the life of „Twist and Shout“ songwriter and producer Bert Berns.
Berns, a well-known record producer in the 1960s responsible for hits like „Brown Eyed Girl,“ „Here Comes the Night,“ „Piece of My Heart,“ and more, started out as a songwriter before moving on to Atlantic Records where he worked with bands like the Beatles and the Rolling Stones.
He went on to form BANG Records and Shout Records, where he signed artists like the McCoys, the Strangeloves, and Neil Diamond.
The documentary [...]