Apple Facing Lawsuit for ‘Unlawful and Intentional’ Recording of Confidential Siri Requests Without User Consent

Apple is facing a class action lawsuit [PDF] for employing contractors to listen to and grade some anonymized Siri conversations for the purpose of quality control and product improvement. Apple’s Siri practices were highlighted in a recent report where one of the contractors claimed that Apple employees evaluating Siri recordings Continue Reading

Apple Music Launches ‘Digital Masters’ Initiative Out of Old ‘Mastered for iTunes’ Program

Apple Music today announced a new initiative called the “Apple Digital Masters” program, which aims to combine all of its high-resolution “Mastered for iTunes” songs into one streaming catalog (via Billboard). According to Apple, it’s slowly been introducing Mastered for iTunes songs into Apple Music for some time. The company Continue Reading