Daily Crunch: FaceTime bug allows eavesdropping

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Daily Crunch: FaceTime bug allows eavesdropping

1. Apple disables group calling in FaceTime in response to eavesdropping bug
Apple has disabled the group calling feature within its FaceTime calling service while it works on a patch to fix a nasty bug that allows eavesdropping. Apple’s status page shows that group calling via FaceTime is “temporarily unavailable” — that’s a stop-gap move while the company works to deliver a more permanent fix.
We were unable to set up a group call when we tried, having earlier been able to do so and replicate the issue.
2. Huawei ‘disappointed,’ denies charges
The long-simmering battle between the U.S. government and Huawei heated up last night when the U.S. DOJ announced that it is pursuing criminal charges against the Chinese hardware maker. Huawei has, unsurprisingly, denied all wrongdoing.
3. SAP job cuts prove harsh realities of enterprise transformation
While the company tried to put as positive a spin on the announcement as possible, there could be up to 4,000 job cuts as SAP shifts into more modern technologies.
Daily Crunch: FaceTime bug allows eavesdropping
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