Apple has had 12 employees arrested over the course of a year ago for leaking internal information about future software plans, according to a memo leaked (ironically) today, spotted by Bloomberg. In it, Applesaid it had caught 29 leakers past year, 12 of whom were arrested. The memo said the leakers were Apple employees as well as contractors and supply chain partners.
The March date won't be when services start being pulled but is instead when Apple will make its plan public, allowing users to make ample preparations for the service to close.
Apple seems to be notorious for its culture of secrecy and has reportedly made employees sign non-disclosure agreements specific to projects and even used black cloths to cover unreleased products.
Apple also called part-time employees or those who normally work for AppleCare but ultimately was forced to call in people from other companies. The risk is entirely on the Apple employee who passes along the information. The company is also working with its suppliers to prevent theft of intellectual property, and to identify individuals who try to access information that they are not entitled to have.
The good news for those who think iPhone prices are out of control is that UBS also predicts that Apple will ensure a constant influx of new customers by further reducing prices at the bottom of the range. In 2017, Apple caught 29 leakers.
Leaked information about a new product can negatively impact sales of current models, give rivals more time to begin on a competitive response, and lead to fewer sales when the new product launches, according to the memo. Chances are, the March 2019 announcement window and subsequent tail off is a result of forecasting for where they see iTunes Store sales trending over the next 12 months.
Mark Zuckerberg recently testified before the United States Senate in regards to Facebook's role in the recent privacy scandal, and it appears from recently leaked talking points that he meant to drag Apple through the mud during his defense as well.
Apple is known for not divulging any information about upcoming products before they launch.
But it's not all Apple employees' fault.
"The potential criminal consequences of leaking are real", said Apple's Global Security's Tom Moyer. "These people not only lose their jobs, they can face extreme difficulty finding employment elsewhere", Apple added.
While they carry serious consequences, leaks are completely avoidable. "The best way to honor those contributions is by not leaking".
The report also pointed out that AR drawing will be known as "3D drawing" and will roll out for Facebook users in coming weeks. In addition to the new 3D feature, Facebook has also rolled out an option to create and share boomerangs just like Instagram .
Now it's not new, nearly no Android smartphone manufacturer can keep up with the fast updates that Google makes to its OS. Bringing up the rear were ZTE and TCL , whose phones had an average of more than four missed Android security practices.
They are here on a temporary activity visa and are free to travel around the country until it expires in early May. And Cypriot rhythmic gymnast Diamanto Evripidou added two more golds, taking her haul to four for the Games.
The leaked image has not revealed anything about the operating system but it is expected to run on Android Oreo out of the box. On the rear there's one camera and it's rumored to be a 13MP shooter, while on the front there's a likely 8MP sensor.
Toran dwars, a Bodhi Tree, a musical fountain, and facade lighting are other important elements of the memorial, a statement said. Earlier PM Modi and President Kovind took to Twitor to pay homage and respect to Dr Ambedkar.
Finally, ValuEngine cut Simon Property Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. The firm owned 7,293 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock after selling 455 shares during the quarter.
The second semi-final between Australia and India was also a low-scoring affair, with both sides struggling to break the deadlock. Wrestling: Divya Kakran reached the semi-finals of women's freestyle 68 kg after winning one bout and losing another.
Britain's defence ministry said that four British Tornado jets had fired Storm Shadow missiles at a base 25km west of Homs city. Bucci believes the retaliation has the potential to force Assad to forgo the use of chemical weapons .
Zuckerberg also faced several questions from lawmakers about how long it takes for Facebook to delete user data from its systems. Any inquest into the activities of Cambridge Analytica or the Russian "troll factories" are easily disposed of.
Sega Ages Announced for Switch
The pint-sized feat of engineering will likely replicate the HDMI connection used in NES and SNES Mini consoles. I think it's safe to say Sonic , Golden Axe , Altered Beast , and Mortal Kombat games will make an appearance.
Drew Doughty: Suspended for Game 2
Said Kings wing Dustin Brown: "It was a physical game, (but) I don't think there was almost as many hits as the stats credited". It was brutal for the Kings. "Guys will jump into those spots and work hard", Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant said.
Threat of US-Russia clash hangs over Syria
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council Friday that "there is no military solution to the conflict". UK Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump agreed on the need to deter chemical weapon use in Syria .
Extra glass of wine, beer takes 30 minutes off your life
A new study of almost 600,000 people who drink in 19 countries shows that those extra drinks add up and cut our lives short. This likelihood of an early death increases the more alcohol is consumed, the Cambridge-led researchers said .