Apple

Rich Libs in Silicon Valley to Host ‘Poverty Simulation’

Will be held in Cupertino, site of Apple headquarters

Residents of Cupertino, Calif., and the surrounding enclaves populated by wealthy liberals will soon have the opportunity to attend a government-sponsored "poverty simulation" designed to educate participants on "the reality of a Silicon Valley that grows in disparity as much as prosperity."

NY Times Grants Anonymity to One of the World’s Most Powerful News Editors, For ‘Privacy Reasons’

New York Times

Apple News is quickly becoming a news behemoth, rivaling other social media giants in terms of its influence. Slate reported in a September profile that referrals to its site from Apple News had tripled in a year, surpassing even Facebook as the top driver of traffic to the site. A The Information article cited a source claiming that “Apple News has generated half of Vox.com’s daily traffic at times.” And no wonder: the app comes preinstalled in the hundreds of millions of iPhones, iPads, and other products Apple has sold.

Soros Buys Millions in Facebook, Twitter Stocks After Bashing Tech Companies

$31 million in Facebook, $11 million in Twitter, $10 million in Apple

Liberal billionaire George Soros drastically increased his shares in a handful of tech companies after previously bashing such companies as a "menace" and while a coalition of progressive groups he financially backs pushes a campaign that includes a goal of breaking up Facebook.

Cotton Blasts Apple for Closing iPhone Security Loophole Used by Law Enforcement to Access Devices

'Criminals and terrorists should never take precedence over the safety of the American people'

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) on Thursday castigated Apple for closing a technological loophole that law enforcement agencies used to get information from locked iPhones, suggesting that the tech giant's decision gives precedence to "criminals and terrorists" over "the safety of the American people."