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The PC is dead, long live the PC: At Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), the company declared that we are living in a "post-PC world. (BBC - 2011)

"About 10 years ago we had one of our most important insights. That was that the PC was going to become the hub of your digital life." That model Mr Jobs said has broken down as mobile devices became more powerful
"All these new devices have communications built into them and they can talk to the cloud whenever they want. Now if I get something on my iPhone, it sends to the cloud immediately. We are going to demote the PC to just be a device. We are going to move the digital hub, the centre of your digital life, into the cloud."
Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils the unveiled the iCloud service at the company's annual developers' conference in San Francisco.
That means software updates will be delivered over the internet. There will be no need to plug an iOS device like your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into the PC or Mac to activate it. Photos, music, documents, e-mail, contacts and so on will be automatically synced and backed up to the cloud. "It just works," said Mr Jobs as iCloud stores your content and wirelessly pushes it to all your devices.

La question se pose, sera t-on assez naïfs et imbéciles pour embarquer dans cette galère?? Évidemment Apple n’est pas le premier à avoir pensé au "Cloud computing", mais il semble en position de pouvoir l’imposer... Évidemment, il y aura des "bugs" de sécurité, mais on peut penser que ça sera "réglé". Ces trucs me ouvrent la porte à la tentation de contrôle de plus en plus poussée des réseaux et des agissements individuels.

And about Tim Cook: "Instead of making users more aware of what AI is doing for them, he sees a future where it handles tasks transparently, like remembering where your car is parked, or suggesting songs you'll likely enjoy." and also telling us what to think???? (Gamet 2016)


Tim Cook vs Franklin Graham : Ne vous y trompez pas le web n'est plus l'espace de liberté qu'il était. (Infochrétienne - 13/12/2018)

Apple quietly implements "trust scores" based on users' phone data. (Teri Webster - The Blaze - 21/9/2018)

Adware Doctor, l'anti-malware du Mac app Store qui vole les historiques de navigation. (Arnaud - Slice42 - 7/9/2018)

Mac Adware Tool Sends Your Data to China. (The Mac Observer - 7/9/2018)

Google and Apple's Systems to Track you in Person: What the Media Isn't Telling You. (Michael Kwet - CounterPunch - 6/9/2018)

Apple Tries to Stop Developers From Sharing Data on Users' Friends. (Sarah Frier & Mark Gurman - Bloomberg - 12/6/2018)

Turning Off Significant Locations on Your Mac. (Melissa Holt - Mac Observer - 1/6/2018)

Apple frequently forced to give customer iCloud data to police. (Ed Hardy - Cult of Mac - 25/5/2018)

Is Apple really better about privacy? Here's what we found out. (Jefferson Graham - USA Today - 18/4/2018)

Apple, Verizon Continue to Lobby Against The Right to Repair Your Own Devices. (TechDirt - Karl Bode - 1/2/2018)

Apple announces effortless solution bringing health records to iPhone: Health Records Brings Together Hospitals, Clinics and the Existing Health App to Give a Fuller Snapshot of Health. (Apple - 24/1/2018) [Blind Trust: give all your health data to Apple]

Apple is sharing your face with apps. That's a new privacy worry. (Geoffrey A. Fowler - The Washkington Post - 30/11/2017)

iOS Camera Permission Lets Apps Take Photos Without Telling You. (Ryan Whitwam - ExtremeTech - 30/10/2017)

How to Stop iOS Apps From Secretly Spying Through Your Camera. (Patrick Lucas Austin - LifeHacker - 26/10/2017)

The five biggest questions about Apple's new facial recognition system: Can police use facial recognition to unlock your phone? (Russell Brandom - The Verge - 12/9/2017)

Rotten Apple: Tech CEOs like Apple's Tim Cook offer no quarter to conservatives in U.S. legislatures, but, with billions in profits on the line, they collaborate with dictators in China. (June Cheng - WorldMag - 2/9/2017)

iOS 11's blue bar will shame apps that overzealously access your location. (Sarah Perez - TechCrunch - 26/6/2017)

Apple iPhone Secretly Uploading Call Logs when iCloud is Enabled? (Lloyd Chambers NewsBlog - 18/11/2017)

Apple Uploading Call Data, Including From Third-Party Call Apps, To Users' iCloud Accounts. (Tim Cushing - TechDirt - 17/11/2016)

Apple Has Plans for Better AI, Cashless Society. (Jeff Gamet - Mac Observer - 17/10/2016)

Apple exec reveals how your iPhone data is used to improve Maps. (Buster Hein - Cult of Mac - 10/8/2016)

New Apple Patent Could Stop You From Taking Photos and Videos at Concerts. (Royel Edwards - Gizmodo - 28/6/2016)

Apple complies with greater proportion of US data demands. (Kevin Rawlinson - BBC - 19/4/2016)

If FBI Can Get Into A Device Running iOS 9, Why Does It Say It Still Needs Apple's Help To Get Into One Running iOS 7? (TechDirt - Mike Masnick - 29/3/2016)

The Crypto Wars Redux. (DigiLloyd - 26/2/2016)

Alternate Titles: Apple Now Looking To Close The Backdoor The FBI Discovered. (TechDirt - Mike Masnick - 25/2/2016)

No, The FBI Does Not 'Need' The Info On Farook's iPhone; This Is Entirely About The Precedent. (TechDirt - Mike Masnick - 22/2/2016)

Siri is always listening. Are you OK with that? (Lisa Eadicicco - BusinessInsdier - 9/9/2015)

Spotlight Builds in a Feature Spammers Could Only Dream About. [OSX] (Diglloyd - 2015)

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits. (MacWorld - 2015)

Troubling Precedent: Apple Pushes Security Update Without User Permission (NTP Security Flaw). (Diglloyd - 2014)

The Implications of a Centralized App Store and Centralization in General: Single Point of Failure. (Diglloyd - 2013)

Apple holds the master decryption key when it comes to iCloud security, privacy: While your iCloud data is relatively safe from hackers, Apple has a master key …. (Chris Foresman - ArsTechnica 2012)

Why the key to Apple's future is in the clouds. (Michael Gartenberg, Macworld - 2012)

Apple Support Allowed Hacker Access to Reporter's iCloud Account. (Macrumors - 2012)

Apple boss Steve Jobs shows off iCloud service. (BBC - 6/6/2011)