Category: The courts and scandals

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Suicide from Cupertino: who is he?

Suicide from Cupertino: who is he?

This week has been overshadowed by Apple for not only disappointing financial results, but also the tragedy that occurred on the day of their announcement. Of police of the city of Santa Clara failed to establish the age and name of the employee who decided to take her own life right on campus at 1 Infinite Loop.

The full name of this poor man — Edward Thomas Mackowiak, friends called it simply ed. Apple this 25-year-old employee has held the position of engineer software development. …

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Apple undermines the credibility of the intelligence agencies?

Apple undermines the credibility of the intelligence agencies?

Employees of Federal security services USA fear for his reputation among the population, reports ABC News. Cause of the undermining of public respect for the authorities was the policy of confrontation chosen by Apple in San Bernardino. Do taxpayers still reacted?

“If Apple will continue to dominate in disputes with the government, the public will prefer to think twice before agreeing to cooperate with law enforcement authorities, said ABC sources close to the FBI. – This, in turn, …

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Can’t buy a custom Mac? Guilty customs

Can't buy a custom Mac? Guilty customs

This week on its website and in the podcast we discussed the curious question: why buyers recently can’t order the Mac in a non-standard configuration and use of Bank cards when paying for products in the online Apple store? In the second part of the question, we were able to understand the first up to this point remained open. But our readers and listeners seem to know more than the support “Apple Rus”, and the answer to the question was found very quickly.

Our reader Konstantin shared an …

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Apple stores in offshore 181 billion dollars

Apple stores in offshore 181 billion dollars

Supporters of the conspiracy theory, claiming that the publication of the so-called “Panama” is part of an information attack on Russia and not a single American was not mentioned there, will be confounded. In a recent study it was disclosed that American corporations keep offshore companies in an amount exceeding the combined GDP of Russia, South Korea and Spain. Unfortunately, this includes our favourite company.

Nonprofit organization Oxfam, concerned with poverty and social injustice, …

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Telegram can be removed from the Russian App Store

Telegram can be removed from the Russian App Store

Despite the blocking of websites that distribute illegal content, advanced users have already found other ways to download pirate movies or reading pirate books. One such method is to use bots to messenger Telegram, which could not fail to attract the attention of the Association for the protection of copyright on the Internet (ISAPI).

According to the Newspaper.Ru, at the end of March experts of ASAPI found in the messenger of Pavel Durov bot, which distributes books at the request of the …

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Apple asks you not to call the Apple Watch “wristwatch”

Apple asks you not to call the Apple Watch "wristwatch"

Apple requires Sheremetyevo customs not to carry their smart watch Apple Watch to end watches. This is evidenced by the documents of the trial that was available to our editorial staff.

According to the ruling on appointment of the case for trial, LLC “Apple Rus”, a subsidiary of Apple in Russia, asks the court to declare unlawful the decision on the classification of goods in a number of classes of commodity nomenclatures of foreign economic activity of the Eurasian economic Union (HS …

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The offshore scandal has not spared Apple

The offshore scandal has not spared Apple

Attentive readers probably already know all the details of the scandal around 11.5 million published documents of the Panama company Mossack Fonseca, which had already led to the resignation of the Prime Minister of Iceland and convinced us that the most promising musical instrument is the cello. As it turned out in this story have been implicated not only known politicians, but also representatives of the technological industry.

After analyzing the documents, the reporters found that …

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In the Russian App Store, may prohibit casino

In the Russian App Store, may prohibit casino

We all know that gambling in Russia has long been prohibited, except in designated areas. A few years ago, lawmakers demanded from providers to block and online casinos, due to what’s debauchery began to spread on mobile platforms. But it seems that soon the owners of smartphones and tablets will also lose the opportunity to play for money.

The leader of the party “Communists of Russia” Maxim suraykin sent to the head of Roskomnadzor Alexander Zharov appeal, which asked him to pay …

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Russia will impose another Apple tax

Russia will impose another Apple tax

Today it became known that the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation had the idea to make American Apple, Google and Microsoft to pay to the Treasury of our country the value added tax on the profits derived by corporations from online content sales in Russia. As you probably guessed, this decision is unlikely to lead to lower prices for such materials.

VAT in Russia is 18%, and this means that in addition to paying tax in the budget of its home country the company must make payments …

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The consequences of the defeat Apple in the battle with the FBI

The consequences of the defeat Apple in the battle with the FBI

Opinion Tim cook, CEO of Apple, has a huge impact. His point of view on the issue of security of personal customer data supports a huge number of large technology companies. However, the company is subject to the laws of the United States, and the government may oblige Tim cook and Apple to unlock your iPhone by the FBI, then several other smartphones. This decision is not without consequences.

I don’t think you need to remind about the struggle between two organizations that we are …



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