Craig Federighi talks Face ID details ahead of iPhone X launch [Updated]

Update: When asked about the intricacies of Face ID, Apple provided the following comment: Our teams have been developing the technologies behind Face ID for several years, and our users’ privacy has been a priority since the very beginning. Face ID provides intuitive and secure authentication enabled by the TrueDepth camera system and the A11…

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Apple details new WWDC 2017 scholarship rules and deadlines for student developers

Attending Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference is quite expensive when you factor in the $ 1599 ticket on top of travel and hotel expenses. Apple’s WWDC Scholarships program makes it possible for students and new developers to apply for a chance to attend the conference with most expenses covered. This year WWDC is moving from San Francisco to…

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Uber’s Travis Kalanick details independent investigation regarding sexual harassment

 Uber CEO Travis Kalanick sent a memo to employees today following allegations of sexual harassment from former Uber engineer Susan Fowler. In the memo, obtained by TechCrunch, Kalanick said the company has tapped former US Attorney General Eric Holder and Tammy Albarran, partners at law firm Covington & Burling, to independently investigate the workplace issues Fowler…

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Samsung details Note 7 battery findings and highlights future safety measures

 After explosions, recalls, and months of bad press, Samsung is attempting to put the drawn out Galaxy Note 7 saga behind it once and for all, with the long-promised official release of the findings of its internal investigation. Samsung mobile chief DJ Koh started a packed press conference in Seoul by “deeply” apologizing to customers…

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