New HR head, Irish tax take, Fantastical, spotting wishing emails, Shadow Warrior free


Deirdre O’Brien named as Apple’s new ‘Vice President of People’ overseeing HR — Apple has announced that Deirdre O’Brien, vice president of Worldwide Sales and Operations, has been named the head of human resources —a title the company is calling ‘Vice President of People.’ O’Brien has now worked for five Apple CEOs.

Irish government establishing a fund to manage $15.2 billion to be collected from Apple — The Irish government is establishing a fund to manage the estimated 13 billion euros (about NZ$20.38/US$15.2 billion) it will collect from Apple in back taxes, nearly a year after the European Commission ruled the country had provided a “sweetheart deal” on tax to the USfirm, according to Bloomberg.

Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds attachments, Facebook calendar integration — Fantastical 2.4 for Mac adds key new features, and AppleInsider checks to see if the NZ$74.99/US$50 entry price is worth it. (If you’ve already a user then this update to Fantastical for the Mac is free.) Apple Insider finds that the new Fantastical 2.4 for Mac brings features that may clinch the deal for you.

Some tips for spotting Phishing email — 84% of NordVPN’s National Privacy Test respondents said they would ignore an email request from a bank asking for personal information. Yet statistics show that up to 45% of Internet users keep clicking on dangerous links or providing personal information where they shouldn’t. Here are some tips for spotting this insidious form of malware that Macs are still prone to – because they’re users are humans.

Shadow Warrior: Special Edition for macOS (and Yankai’s Triangle for iOS) temporarily free — Two games are being briefly made available to download for free on Mac, iPhone, and iPad, with the 2013 remake of Shadow Warrior for macOS offered by Humble Bundle at a low charge until July 22, while Yankai’s Triangle is the free ‘App of the Week’ in the App Store.

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