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Technology

Apple’s app store goes on trial in threat to ‘walled garden’

On Monday, Apple faces one of its most serious legal threats in recent years: A trial that threatens to upend its iron control over its app store, which brings in billions of dollars each year while feeding more than 1.6 billion iPhones, iPads, and other devices. The federal court case is being brought by Epic

The Zany Sage

Dealing with Digital Clutter

How’s your email in-box? If you’re like many of the people I’ve worked with, you are not alone if you have hundreds or even thousands of emails sitting in your in-box. Some people I know have even declared “email bankruptcy” meaning they simply shut ’er down and then opened a new email address. (Not a

National

Arizona users shrug at U.S. ban on TikTok, WeChat as Chinese spy tools

Arizona users of the popular apps TikTok and WeChat brushed off federal government threats Friday to prohibit the platforms, and downplayed concerns that the two products are being used as a tool for Chinese spying. The Commerce Department said Friday that downloads and updates for the two apps would be blocked effective Sunday, because the

Opinion

Opinion: Beware Those Coming After Your Delivery Apps

The pandemic has, for better or worse, forced us to live online. That has made internet retail, digital services and delivery apps a godsend for millions of us sequestered at home. This entirely new sector of the economy has allowed us to safely buy and enjoy without the risk of coronavirus. At the press of

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