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MacSurfer's Archive: Friday, August 17, 2018


General Interest/Potpourri
  • "Apple Says No Customer Info Accessed in Australian Teen's Hack" MacTrast 7:20 AM
  • "16-Year-Old Teen Hacked Apple Servers, Stole 90GB of Secure Files" The Hacker News 7:21 AM
  • "Apple Hack: Australian Teenager Steals Sensitive Files From Tech Giant" The Independent 7:42 AM
  • "Apple fanboy hacks company network - saves purloined files in folder called 'hacky hack hack': 'Notorious' Australian child hacker thought he had executed 'flawless' hack" V3 7:43 AM
  • "Teenager appears in court accused of Apple 'hacky hack hack': Internal Apple documents found on child's MacBook in folder named 'hacky hack hack'" Computing 7:52 AM
  • "Apple Says Customer Data Wasn't Compromised in Teen Hacking Case" The Mac Observer 9:42 AM
  • "Beats 1 Zane Lowe talks about the changing role of the music influencer: A new interview looks at Beats 1 tastemaker Zane Lowe, and his unique role in today's rapidly changing music ecosystem." AppleInsider 12:06 PM
Non-Apple News
  • "Netflix will now interrupt series binges with video ads for its other series: Netflix confirms 'test'; video ads appear with a 'but first, check out...' prompt." Ars Technica 8:20 PM
  • "Google Plans To Open Flagship Retail Store In Chicago To Showcase Its Hardware Products" HotHardware 4:53 PM
  • "MoviePass Now Limiting Subscribers to One of 6 Movies Per Day" MacTrast 10:25 AM
  • "Motorola P30 Comes Under Fire As 'Shameless Rip' Of iPhone X: Unsurprisingly, people aren't impressed..." Huffington Post UK 7:21 AM
  • "BBC 4.1 joins the AI revolution with two nights of AI-generated programmes: See clips unseen for decades through the eyes of a neural network" The Inquirer 7:01 AM
  • "Google alters wording of controversial policy regarding user location tracking" Neowin 8:08 PM
  • "Google confirms it tracks users even when 'Location History' setting is disabled: Google updated help center documentation Thursday to clarify its location data collection policies, changes made in light of recent revelations that the firm's apps and website continue to harvest user information even when a global 'Location History' setting is disabled." AppleInsider 7:02 AM
  • "September's MacBook, Twitter's Dead APIs -TMO Daily Observations 2018-08-17" The Mac Observer 1:05 PM
  • "Podcast discusses Apple's money, where it comes from, where it goes and more: This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk through the latest news about Project Titan rumors, ARM Macbook rumors, and the strange case of the teenager who took 90GB of data from Apple." AppleInsider 7:50 AM