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The US gives Huawei its third 90-day support exemption from export ban

Enlarge / A sign outside Huawai’s offices in Santa Clara, California, August 17, 2017. Getty Images | Smith Collection/Gado For six months now, the Trump Administration has banned US companies from doing business with Huawei. Nearly the entire time, there has also been a “temporary general export license” provision that allows current Huawei customers to continue […]

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Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3

Enlarge / iPadOS. It has only been 11 days since Apple released iOS 13.2.2, but once again we’re seeing evidence of a greatly increased update cadence. Today sees the release of iOS and iPadOS 13.2.3. This latest release is mostly a bug fix update—of course, that was apparent from the version number. Traditionally, Apple numbers […]

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Apple bans vaping apps from the iOS App Store

Enlarge / Woman smoking electronic cigarette. BSIP/UIG/Getty Apple has removed all 181 vaping-related apps from the iOS App Store, Axios reported on Friday morning. The move follows rising concern about the possible health impacts of vaping. Some of the banned apps provided news and information about vaping. Some were vaping-themed games. There were also apps […]