By MacRumors Staff
Russian Authorities Order Internet Providers to Block LinkedIn Website
Russia's communications regulator has blocked public access to LinkedIn after an earlier court ruling found the social networking firm to have violated data storage laws (via Reuters). LinkedIn, which has over 6 million registered users in Russia, becomes the first major social network to be blocked by Russian authorities after falling afoul of the country's stringent data storage laws, which...
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Apple Continues to Recruit Talent to Join Secretive Automotive Team
Apple continues to recruit talent to bolster its "Project Titan" team, which is rumored to be researching an electric vehicle. Over the past several weeks, the company has hired multiple employees from Tesla Motors, Texas Instruments, and other companies in the automotive and technology industries, likely to join hundreds of others already working on the so-called "Apple Car." Apple hired...
Apple Exploring Carbon-Fiber Enclosures for Future Devices
"Carbon Fiber" decal on MacBook Pro Apple has long been rumored to be experimenting with carbon-fiber enclosures for their future laptops and iOS devices. The benefits of carbon fiber over traditional materials has included high tensile strength, low weight and low thermal expansion. Back in November 2008, reports suggested Apple would replace aluminum parts in the MacBook Air with...