Apple suspends Parler from App Store | US Capitol breach- Tempemail

Apple has suspended Parler from the App Store, saying the social networking service had not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence. Apple had given the service 24 hours to submit a detailed moderation plan, pointing to participants using the service to coordinate Wednesday’s attack on Continue Reading

Apple pulls Vybe Together party app from app store | Coronavirus

Apple has pulled an iOS app that encouraged users to meet at secret underground gatherings during the pandemic. The app, called Vybe Together, promoted private parties during the Covid-19 pandemic and has been removed from the Apple App Store, had its account on TikTok banned, and scrubbed most of its Continue Reading

Menstruation apps store excessive information, privacy charity says | Menstruation

Menstruation apps are unnecessarily storing personal data such as what medication women are on, their birth control habits and how hard women find it to reach orgasm, privacy campaigners have said. A study of five leading apps by Privacy International, a UK-based charity, found that companies held intimate information on Continue Reading

Cyberpunk 2077: Sony pulls game from PlayStation store after complaints | Games

Sony has announced it is pulling the much-hyped Cyberpunk 2077 from PlayStation stores around the world citing “customer satisfaction”, after complaints of bugs, compatibility issues and even health risks. “SIE (Sony Interactive Entertainment) strives to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction, therefore we will begin to offer a full Continue Reading

DStv Unveils New Concept Store in South Africa – Tempemail

DStv has opened a Customer Experience Centre – the first-of-its-kind concept store for the video entertainment platform. Located in the Mall of the North, the centre occupies 669 square metres over two floors and is expected to bring together the best “digital and physical shopping experience”. Customers can access a Continue Reading

Fortnite maker Epic Games sues Apple in Australia for App Store ban | Technology

The company behind the popular online video game Fortnite is suing Apple in Australia for allegedly misusing its market power by taking a slice of all revenue earned by apps on iPhones, iPads and Macs. Fortnite is a big money maker for Epic, with millions of daily users logging billions Continue Reading

Mara Phones Unveils its First Store in South Africa – Tempemail

Mara Phones has officially opened its first experience store at the Maponya Mall in Soweto, South Africa – exactly one year after it launched the country’s first smartphone manufacturing facility. According to the company, this marks a step in the right direction for Africa’s home-grown smartphone brand – noting that Continue Reading

Google Removes 21 Malicious Android Apps from Play Store – Tempemail

Google has stepped in to remove several Android applications from the official Play Store following the disclosure that the apps in question were found to serve intrusive ads. The findings were reported by the Czech cybersecurity firm Avast on Monday, which said the 21 malicious apps (list here) were downloaded Continue Reading

Epic Games’ Attempt to Restore Fortnite on App Store Fails – Tempemail

Epic Games was hit with a set back after a US District Court Judge denied its motion to restore Fortnite to the iOS App Store. The popular game was removed after Epic Games launched a sneaky update that allowed it to dodge revenue sharing with Apple. Apple retaliated by pulling Continue Reading

Fortnite maker Epic plays David to Apple’s Goliath in App Store showdown | Games

In Fortnite, the astronomically successful video game from Epic Games, 100 players skydive on to an island and enter into one-on-one combat until only the winner is left standing. The formula has bestowed the game with once-in-a-generation success: it has more players than Twitter has users, it has minted its Continue Reading