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Angry Tech News #35: Department Availability

End of a pod era, Apple enables rate inflation, iphone and bluetooth vulnerabilities, and Coinbase spooks its customers

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Apple stops making ipods
https://www.reuters.com/technology/apple-pull-plug-ipod-after-20-years-2022-05-10/

Apple changes app price hikes from opt-in to opt-out
https://www.businessinsider.in/tech/apps/news/a/articleshow/91612137.cms

iphone low-power-mode vulnerabilities
https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/05/researchers-devise-iphone-malware-that-runs-even-when-device-is-turned-off/

Bluetooth link-level relay attack
https://electrek.co/2022/05/17/tesla-singled-out-bluetooth-hack-unlock-cars/

Coinbase almost fulfils its own prophecy
https://nypost.com/2022/05/11/coinbase-warns-customers-they-may-lose-crypto-if-company-goes-bankrupt/

Netflix begins layoffs
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/business/digital/netflix-layoffs-1235148614/

Google Russia warns bankruptcy
https://www.usnews.com/news/technology/articles/2022-05-18/googles-russian-subsidiary-files-for-bankruptcy-document

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Angry Tech News #4: Manifest Transit

Airtags as a security hole, ApplePay as a security hole, The end of useful browser extensions, and Down With Proprietary Charging cables

Links:

Airtag phishing attack: https://medium.com/@bobbyrsec/zero-day-hijacking-icloud-credentials-with-apple-airtags-stored-xss-6997da43a216

https://screenrant.com/airtag-track-stalk-people-apple-privacy-features-explained/

ApplePay Express Transit mode hacked
https://threatpost.com/apple-pay-visa-hacked-locked-iphones/175229/

Google to kill Manifest v2
https://www.theregister.com/2021/09/27/google_chrome_manifest_v2_extensions/

Brazil fines Apple for not including charger
https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/09/27/brazil-will-fine-apple-again-for-not-including-charger-with-iphone-13

One charger to rule them all
https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/eu-plans-one-mobile-charging-port-all-setback-apple-2021-09-23/

I wasn’t kidding about this one
https://www.komando.com/gadgets/iphone-11-charging-slower-and-why/602882/