Apple’s critics say the company has a long history of putting third-party apps out of business by copying their ideas. Is Jamf, the maker of device management software, next in line?
A new law presumes goods from China’s Xinjiang region are tainted by forced labor unless importers prove otherwise. Will it bring some accountability to Apple?
Today, Campaign for Accountability (CfA) filed a formal complaint with U.S. Customs and Border Protection over Apple’s continued use of forced labor in products it ships to and sells in the United States.
State lawmakers have floated numerous bills to break Apple’s grip over the App Store. A TTP investigation reveals the iPhone giant’s extensive pushback.
Apple just announced new steps to flag child sex abuse images on iPhones. But a TTP investigation shows that Apple’s App Store is rife with child safety problems.
Apple is investing in wind farms in China as it develops a carbon neutral supply chain. But the company’s wind partner in China has links to the repression of minority Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Militia groups and QAnon have amassed a vast audience through social media. But they’ve also gained a foothold on Apple and Google podcasts—and an Apple TV show.
Chinese company Lens Technology—a key part of Apple’s supply chain—has made heavy use of minority Uighur workers, TTP’s investigation found.
Apple admits it has removed apps in China at the government's request, but says the majority involve activities like illegal gambling and porn. A TTP analysis, however, suggests Apple is proactively blocking scores of other apps that are politically sensitive for Beijing.
Apple has touted its efforts to halt the trade of conflict minerals like gold. But the company has long relied on gold suppliers linked to money laundering and other illegal activity.
Apple says it has ‘zero tolerance’ for forced labor in its supply chain. But Apple’s supplier of T-shirts for its retail staff just got slapped with U.S. sanctions for coercive labor practices.
Facebook says it bans U.S.-designated terrorist groups. But the platform has generated more than 100 pages for groups like Islamic State and Al Qaeda.
Crisis pregnancy centers pose as abortion clinics but push an anti-abortion message. Google is helping them reach their target audience of low-income women.
Facebook bans ‘militia communities.’ But it’s hosting an array of militia groups that push misinformation about migrants at the U.S. southern border.
Facebook prohibits the buying and selling of accounts. But the platform hosts a thriving black market for Facebook business manager accounts that can run multiple ad campaigns.
Google says a ‘broad cross-section’ of experts, academics, and organizations support its legal position. The company is paying many of them.
An obscure program linked to the former Google CEO has placed at least 24 people inside key federal agencies. Some of them explicitly identify themselves as Schmidt fellows.
Misinformation has endangered and confused migrants heading for the U.S. It’s also whipping up anti-migrant sentiment in Mexico.