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Developers push back against Apple ‘ban’ on third-party browsers

Open Web Advocacy, a UK-based group of developers, argues that by forcing browser makers to use WebKit on its mobile platform, Apple is engaged in anti-competitive practices.

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Why SWIFT is the nuclear option of Russian financial sanctions

Cutting Russia off from the world's largest financial messaging network is perhaps the strongest sanction yet in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. But it could also have massive implications worldwide, impacting the EU and...

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Beginner's guide to R: Syntax quirks you'll want to know

Why x=3 doesn't always mean what you think it should, about data types and more.

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Triumph in adversity: Apple’s payment system opportunity

Will Apple be forced to turn App Store payments into its own third-party service?

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Apple Maps aims at business with Snapshots for email, web

If you run a public-facing business of any kind, you may want to look at Apple’s latest Maps enhancement; it lets you add a useful map to emails, websites or elsewhere.

Don’t waste time reinventing the software wheel

For some reason, companies love to waste time and money reinventing programs that have already been perfected. Stop it already.

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FileMaker Pro now supports Siri Shortcuts on Mac, iPhone, iPad

FileMaker Pro’s embrace of Apple’s Shortcuts app is a big step toward low-code business automation and deployment.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling, and visualization

Here are my go-to R packages — in a handy searchable table.

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Apple's App Store payments loss isn't Epic enough

The court's decision to force Apple to permit use of external payment systems for in-app payments probably won't hurt the company's bottom line too much.

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Developers, regulators say Apple's App Store changes don't do enough

Apple has announced a series of slight changes in settlement of a class action by developers, but they don't seem to go far enough.

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Apple’s design guide for inclusive technology is essential reading

Building inclusive apps and services is both good for business and the right thing to do — and Apple points the way.

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Microsoft hits Apple with Windows 11

Microsoft lashes out at Apple's App Store business with Windows 11 launch. What comes next?

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Apple: Sideloading apps will undermine iOS security

Apple comes out fighting to protect its users — and its App Store.

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WWDC: What's new for App Clips in ARKit 5

Apple has updated App Clips with new features that make these things quite useful for many B2C and B2B enterprises.

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WWDC 2021: 20+ improvements for enterprise pros

Apple announced a range of enhancements that will benefit remote workers after a year like no other, with changes coming to iOS, iPadOS, macOS and other software.

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WWDC 2021: Is Apple planning a 'homeOS' (that would also work in the office)?

An Apple recruitment ad mentions a homeOS system for the first time. Does Apple plan to make smart things smart?

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At Microsoft Build, a tech demo reborn as a sitcom

Presentations at big company events need not be boring. Shouldn't that be the mantra for all presenters on stage?

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2 colossal Chrome OS changes to keep an eye on

Google's quietly working on two shape-shifting Chrome OS features that could completely change the nature of Chromebooks — for the better.

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