Apple Changes Crimea Map To Meet Russian Demands

ardmhacha writes: Apple has complied with Russian demands to show the annexed Crimean peninsula as part of Russian territory on its apps. Russian forces annexed Crimea from Ukraine in March 2014, drawing international condemnation. The region, which has a Russian-speaking majority, is now shown as Russian territory on Apple Maps and its Weather app, when viewed from… Continue reading Apple Changes Crimea Map To Meet Russian Demands

Tim Cook Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Maps App In Memo

The company received “credible information” from authorities indicating the software was being used “maliciously” to attack police. Bloomberg reports: Apple pulled HKmap.live from its App Store on Wednesday after flip-flopping between rejecting it and approving it earlier this month. Apple made the decision after consulting with local authorities, because it could endanger law enforcement and city… Continue reading Tim Cook Defends Decision To Remove Hong Kong Maps App In Memo