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Tech against Trump: tech firms push back on Trump order

This past weekend saw a lot of debate and discussion following the erratic implementation of U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration executive order. However while many people talked, a number of technology firms and leading representatives of the industry took action. Some provided legal support for those affected and others pledged …

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Qualcomm execs fire back at Apple’s $1 billion lawsuit

Last week, we learned that Apple had launched a huge $1 billion lawsuit against Qualcomm over what the company deemed to be unfair licensing agreements. The US Federal Trade Commission was also suing Qualcomm for similar reasons. Since then, Qualcomm had its third quarter earnings call, during which company executives …

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Apple’s Find My AirPods feature could save you $69

Back when the AirPods first launched, one of the many questions people had was ‘what happens when you lose one?’. At the time, the answer to that was simple- you’d need to buy a replacement, priced at $69 per earphone. Fortunately, there is another solution to shelling out more cash …

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Apple’s AirPods appear to be having connectivity issues

It looks like Apple is having some more trouble with its new wireless AirPod headphones. This week, owners of the overpriced earbuds began complaining about random disconnections while on phone calls. Those writing in on Apple’s support page claim that this disconnection issue does not occur while listening to music …

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FTC goes after Qualcomm for anti competitive practises 

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It looks like the Federal Trade Commission has set its sights on Qualcomm this week, as a new lawsuit filed claims that the chip maker has been engaging in anti-competitive behaviour and monopolised a ‘key semiconductor device’ used by Apple for the iPhone and iPad. The FTC’s complaint claims that …

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Apple accused of App Store price-fixing in new lawsuit

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Apple is once again heading to court. However, the company won’t be arguing over patents for a change, instead Apple will need to fight off allegations of price-fixing in the iOS App Store as part of a new anti-trust lawsuit. This isn’t the first time Apple has been brought up …

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Apple said to take on Netflix with its own TV Series

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Apple may have hit a wall with its TV streaming service but it looks like the company is now looking to get serious about creating its own original content instead by adopting the Netflix model. According to sources familiar with Apple’s plans, the company is currently warming up to the …

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Apple boots ‘Find my AirPods’ app from iOS 

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Apple’s AirPods have been heavily criticised since their initial unveiling and for good reason, for starters, they don’t always stay in your ears and if they do end up falling out, there is no easy way to relocate them. One developer aimed to fix that, releasing an app called ‘Finder …

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Apple’s App Store generated $30 billion in 2016

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Apple’s App Store is one of the biggest sources of revenue for a lot of developers. Billions of dollars are spent through iOS each year and the number only ever seems to keep climbing higher. This week, it was revealed that App Store revenue received a 40 percent boost in …

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It will cost you $69 to replace a lost AirPod

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Apple’s AirPods were delayed by almost two months but on the 19th of December, they will finally go on sale. However, there were still some unanswered questions. Given that these headphones are wireless, it will be easier to lose one, so how much will it cost to replace a lost …

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Apple’s AirPods are finally ready to start shipping

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Over the last few weeks, there have been plenty of reports claiming that Apple has been struggling to get its new wireless headphones working, with some claiming manufacturing struggles, while others believed the AirPods had Bluetooth struggles. However, today Apple put an end to the speculation by announcing that the …

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Problems continue to prevent launch of Apple’s AirPods

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Back when Apple launched the iPhone 7, the company created a unique problem for itself, with the headphone jack now gone, there needed to be new options for those who like to listen to music from their phones. Apple’s solution was a pair of very expensive wireless in-ear headphones and …

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Supreme Court sides with Samsung in Apple patent case

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It looks like Samsung might just wiggle its way out of the $399 million fine it was ordered to pay to Apple after a lengthy patent dispute case, though it won’t get out entirely unscathed. Many of you will have likely heard about Apple’s lawsuit against Samsung, in which Apple …

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Apple may be preparing its own Google Glass competitor

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A couple of years back, Google made a big push for augmented reality with Google Glass but unfortunately the project ultimately failed to catch on. Despite Google Glass’s failure, it doesn’t seem to have scarred Apple away from developing a similar device of its own as reports this week claim …

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Ireland to appeal EU’s €13 billion tax ruling against Apple

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There has been a lot of controversy surrounding Apple and its tax payment strategy in Europe, which involves routeing money through Ireland for lower tax rates. Back in August, the European Commission ended its three-year investigation into the case, concluding that Apple should still owe around 13 billion euros in …

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Apple delays launch of Airpods to make them ready

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Although Apple’s wireless earbuds, the Airpods, are still slated for release next week, Apple has given a statement suggesting it won’t be able to meet that date. It wasn’t happy to disclose a revised release date, but it said that it needed just a little while longer to work on the …

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