Lory Gil, Georgia Dow, and Mikah Sargent provide the nitty gritty on a series of unfortunate events. Facebook and Google have been abusing user data in some unusual ways. They got caught — leading Apple to revoke (and subsequently restore) the enterprise distribution certificates that enable internally utilized iOS apps.
Also, Apple has temporarily disabled Group FaceTime until a fix can be released. A not-so-tricky trick could be exploited to listen in on audio from another user before they've accepted your call.
It's not all bad news this week. Rumor has it Apple is developing 3D camera tech for iPhones to be released later year. If true, this could further advance the augmented reality capabilities of our favorite pocket supercomputers. Check it out!
- Facebook, Google sacrifice internal iOS apps just to harvest more user data
- FaceTime bug allows instant audio, potential video access — fix on the way
- Apple Is Planning 3-D Cameras for New iPhones in AR Push
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