Apple Quietly Acquires Database Vendor FoundationDB
Apple Signs $848M Deal to Buy Solar Power for Corporate Use
The company will buy the energy from a new solar plant that will be built by Arizona’s First Solar in Monterey by the end of 2016.
Apple Extends Two-Step Verification to iMessage, FaceTime
An extra layer of security isn’t just for iCloud users anymore. Apple brings two-step verification to its FaceTime and iMessage apps.
Apple Prepares Swift 1.2 For Release
Apple has made available Swift 1.2 with a developer release of Xcode 6.3. A number of improvements have been made to both the compilation speed and also performance of the compiled code. Read on to find out what else is new, and what steps need to be taken for migrating from earlier versions of Swift.
By Alex Blewitt
The fallout over the very public failure of Apple’s Maps app is continuing, with the company firing Richard Williamson, who managed the mapping group.