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Hands off My meta dataFollowing the companies Facebook and Microsoft, said on Saturday about how many requests from U.S. government agencies they got in the second half of 2012, with a similar report today made by Apple.

It agrees to the data declared by the company, in the period from December 1 to May 31, she received about 5,000 requests for disclosure of user information. In comparison, for the period from 1 July to 31 December 2012 Facebook received about 10,000 queries, Microsoft – about 7,000 requests.

“Like a few other companies, we turned to the U.S. government for permission to publish information related to how many requests we have received from the authorities and how many of them we have processed,” – said in a statement Apple. “We have received permission to publish some of the data, and now offer them in the interest of transparency of our policy.” Continue reading

Mac OS XMac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 is now available for download

Apple Inc. has officially announced the release of OS X v10.8.4 – the fourth incremental updates to the operating system Mountain Lion, which includes “features and fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac”.

Note that next week will start the conference WWDC, where it is believed, Apple will announce a new Mac OS X 10.9. However, to download this OS, most likely, will not be available until July-August this year.

So, update Mac OS X 10.8.4 provides improved compatibility with some corporate networks, Wi-Fi, enhanced support for Microsoft Exchange, see “Calendar” enhanced compatibility with VoiceOver text data in the PDF. Also, now the entrance to the Active Directory system is even more simple replication OpenDirectory is faster and puncture 802.1X network supports Active Directory. Continue reading

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