A letter from the founder of Apple supplier Foxconn prompted China to relax zero-Covid rules

A letter from the founder of Apple supplier Foxconn prompted China to relax zero-Covid rules

A letter from the founder of the world’s largest iPhone assembler played a major role in persuading the leadership of the Communist Party of China to speed up plans to dismantle the country’s zero-tolerance policies against Covid-19, people familiar with say folder. In the letter to Chinese leaders, Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou warned … Read more

Apple plans new encryption system to ward off hackers and protect iCloud data

Apple plans new encryption system to ward off hackers and protect iCloud data

Apple Inc. AAPL -1.38% plans to significantly expand its data encryption practices, a step likely to create tension with law enforcement and governments around the world as the company continues to create new privacy protections for millions of iPhone users. The extensive end-to-end encryption system, an optional feature called Advanced Data Protection, would keep most … Read more

Ex-Theranos chairman Sunny Balwani will be sentenced today

Ex-Theranos chairman Sunny Balwani will be sentenced today

SAN JOSE, Calif.—When the former No. 2 executive of Theranos Inc. is sentenced on Wednesday, he faces a longer prison sentence than his boss, who was at the center of fraud at the company that she founded. Former business partner and ex-girlfriend of Mr Balwani, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced last month to 11 … Read more