Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has just unveiled Threads, a brand new app developed by the Instagram team. This app is designed specifically for sharing text updates and participating in public conversations. With Threads, users can log in using their existing Instagram accounts and dive into a separate space dedicated to real-time updates and engaging discussions.
Goldman Sachs is reportedly seeking to end its partnership with tech giant Apple, as revealed in a new report by The Wall Street Journal. The banking company, which collaborated with Apple for the Apple Card credit card, Apple Pay Later, and the Apple Savings account, is looking to reduce its focus on consumer business. Talks are now underway between Goldman Sachs and American Express (Amex) regarding a potential takeover, which would involve transferring credit card partnerships, including the Apple Card, to another company.
Apple has taken quick action to address multiple actively exploited security issues by releasing iOS 16.5.1, along with iPadOS 16.5.1, macOS Ventura 13.4.1, and watchOS 9.5.2. Although these updates seem to be minor point releases, they include critical security patches that should be installed immediately.
Apple officially revealed its long-anticipated, highly advanced AR device named Vision Pro at this year's WWDC. The device rests comfortably over the user's head and offers different levels of immersion based on the software and activity being performed.
Apple has announced the upcoming shutdown of its "My Photo Stream" feature, set to take place on July 26, 2023. This free service, which debuted alongside iCloud in 2011, allowed users to sync photos across their Apple devices. However, with the introduction of the more advanced iCloud Photo Library, My Photo Stream is being phased out completely.