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Virus shut down iPhone chip manufacturer TSMC
Virus shut down iPhone chip manufacturer TSMC
Taiwanese contract chip manufacturer TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) has had to shut down some of its factories after a virus ...... 04 Aug 2018
Apple is the first company worth $1 trillion: Here's Tim Cook's letter to employees
Apple is the first company worth $1 trillion: Here's Tim Cook's letter to employees
Apple has reached new heights that no company before it has reached. Cupertino-based tech giant closed the day yesterday with a share price ...... 03 Aug 2018
iOS update restricts USB accessories to prevent cracking
iOS update restricts USB accessories to prevent cracking
Apple has pushed the latest iOS update, including USB restrictions aimed at countering accessories that can crack passcodes. Such USB accessories ...... 10 Jul 2018 - 3 comments
US Supreme Court to review App Store commissions litigation
US Supreme Court to review App Store commissions litigation
The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to take up a lawsuit against Apple relating to App Store commissions, at the request of the ...... 18 Jun 2018
iOS 12 will share location data with 911 centers during emergency calls
iOS 12 will share location data with 911 centers during emergency calls
Apple has revealed that iOS 12 will automatically and securely share accurate location information with 911 call centers when you make an emergency ...... 18 Jun 2018
Apple Maps down, all users affected
Apple Maps down, all users affected
As you might know, Apple Maps isn't exactly the pinnacle of navigation and maps services. However, these days it doesn't lead you down a cliff ...... 15 Jun 2018
Cook: Apple receives no private data from Facebook
Cook: Apple receives no private data from Facebook
Apple chief Tim Cook moved this week to refute claims that the company received private user data from Facebook. Recent report showed how ...... 06 Jun 2018
Apple updates macOS with dark theme, increases Facebook security
Apple updates macOS with dark theme, increases Facebook security
Apple introduced yesterday the updated version of macOS. The 10.14 version carries the name macOS Mojave, and brings along a few interesting improvements. ...... 06 Jun 2018
Apple unveiled iOS 12: Faster, improved AR experience, and Tongue Detection
Apple unveiled iOS 12: Faster, improved AR experience, and Tongue Detection
Apple announced yesterday the new iOS 12 at WWDC in San Jose, California. The new version of Apple's mobile operating system will be available ...... 06 Jun 2018
Leak confirms dark mode in next macOS, screenshots
Leak confirms dark mode in next macOS, screenshots
One of the more important technology conferences of the year is upon us. Next week Tim Cook and co. will open the World Wide Developer Conference ...... 02 Jun 2018
Apple issues worldwide recall: Battery issues with a MacBook Pro model
Apple issues worldwide recall: Battery issues with a MacBook Pro model
Apple has today issued a worldwide battery replacement program, or a recall, for one of its MacBook Pro models. The computer in question is ...... 22 Apr 2018
iPhone 5S gets iOS12 update after all?
iPhone 5S gets iOS12 update after all?
For many years, the Autumn release of new iOS operating system update has also meant that at least one of the iPhone models will be cut off ...... 21 Apr 2018 - 1 comment
Apple Music is growing fast, hits another major milestone
Apple Music is growing fast, hits another major milestone
Just as Spotify entered the stock market in an unusual direct listing that determined its market value at nearly $30 billion, Apple has announced ...... 05 Apr 2018 - 1 comment
Apple confirms Siri privacy bug, fix coming
Apple confirms Siri privacy bug, fix coming
Apple's latest iOS versions have been in some hot water lately. As you probably remember, the current iteration of iPhone's (and iPad's) operating ...... 24 Mar 2018
Apple updates devices to fix 'text bomb' bug
Apple updates devices to fix 'text bomb' bug
Apple has pushed updates across all of its devices to stop devices from crashing when processing a specific Telugu character. A character ...... 20 Feb 2018
Apple captures over half of global smartphone revenue
Apple captures over half of global smartphone revenue
Every year Apple takes home nearly every penny of global smartphone profits. Thanks to huge margins no one has been able to replicate, it only ...... 19 Feb 2018
One of the most important parts of iOS leaked, hackers rejoice
One of the most important parts of iOS leaked, hackers rejoice
Even though Google's mobile operating system, Android, is arguably not as open source as the company wants you to think, many of the building ...... 08 Feb 2018
Apple posts record profit and revenue with soaring iPhone X sales
Apple posts record profit and revenue with soaring iPhone X sales
Apple has today released the latest quarterly results ending in December. The first quarter results for fiscal year 2018 have smashed both revenue ...... 02 Feb 2018 - 1 comment
Apple previews the upcoming iOS update, improvements to ARKit, battery, animojis
Apple previews the upcoming iOS update, improvements to ARKit, battery, animojis
Apple has released a preview to what is their next major iOS update, the iOS 11.3. Apple's mobile operating system is going to get a fairly ...... 25 Jan 2018
Apple: All Mac and iOS devices affected by CPU flaws
Apple: All Mac and iOS devices affected by CPU flaws
Apple has confirmed that its Mac and iOS devices are affected by CPU flaws disclosed this week, and that it is patching to mitigate the threat. ...... 05 Jan 2018 - 2 comments
Apple confirms its slowing down old iPhones  here's why
Apple confirms its slowing down old iPhones here's why
Apple has been super effective at selling a new iPhone for existing customers for years. A yearly, or perhaps more commonly biyearly, cycle ...... 21 Dec 2017 - 6 comments
Analyst: iPhone X might not be as good as expected
Analyst: iPhone X might not be as good as expected
After releasing what is the most revolutionary change in iPhones since perhaps their introduction, Apple has been suffering from shortages that ...... 17 Dec 2017 - 5 comments
Spotify wants EU to stop Apple from taking shares from subscriptions
Spotify wants EU to stop Apple from taking shares from subscriptions
European streaming music services aren't happy with Apple taking royalties from them, and they've signed a plea for European Commission to pressure ...... 15 Dec 2017
Apple bought music detector Shazam, allegedly for $300 million
Apple bought music detector Shazam, allegedly for $300 million
Yesterday there were rumors that Apple was going to close a deal on Shazam. A deal, worth hundreds of millions, was later confirmed as Apple ...... 12 Dec 2017
Apple brought pre-orders to App Store
Apple brought pre-orders to App Store
Apple has released a new feature in its App Store. The application store now allows users to pre-order apps built for iOS, macOS, and tvOS. ...... 12 Dec 2017
Apple to pay Ireland $15 billion in unpaid taxes
Apple to pay Ireland $15 billion in unpaid taxes
Apple, like most companies, do not like taxes. In fact, it tries to avoid them in myriad of ways, but mostly within legal boundaries. However, ...... 05 Dec 2017 - 6 comments
Qualcomm fires back at Apple, new patent lawsuits filed
Qualcomm fires back at Apple, new patent lawsuits filed
The patent drama between Qualcomm and Apple is ever-changing it seems. To start the year Apple sued Qualcomm for $1 million for abusing their ...... 03 Dec 2017
Apple developing another chip in-house to next year's iPhone
Apple developing another chip in-house to next year's iPhone
Apple has been trying to get less dependent on other chip manufacturers in the recent years. Most importantly they started developing their ...... 02 Dec 2017
Apple and Qualcomm at it again, chip maker sued for patent infringement
Apple and Qualcomm at it again, chip maker sued for patent infringement
Apple has once again sued the world's largest mobile chip manufacturer Qualcomm. As you might have guessed, it's once again another patent dispute ...... 30 Nov 2017 - 2 comments
Analyst: iPhone X's shorter waiting times not an indication of slowed sales
Analyst: iPhone X's shorter waiting times not an indication of slowed sales
Apple's iPhone X was released only three weeks ago but already Apple is catching up to the orders. This is obviously good news to anyone trying ...... 26 Nov 2017 - 2 comments
Apple's newest product misses the entire holiday season, hits the stores in early 2018
Apple's newest product misses the entire holiday season, hits the stores in early 2018
Apple has decided to push back one of the products originally revealed nearly 6 months ago in WWDC. The smart speaker, dubbed HomePod, has been ...... 18 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
The new iPhone X, designed in California, freezes in cold weather  Apple promises a fix
The new iPhone X, designed in California, freezes in cold weather Apple promises a fix
Unveiled first time officially last in September and finally released to the public exactly a week ago, the iPhone X has been the focal point ...... 10 Nov 2017 - 4 comments
Apple developing an augmented reality headset to compete with HoloLens and others
Apple developing an augmented reality headset to compete with HoloLens and others
It's no secret that Apple, among other tech giants, is very interested about virtual and augmented reality. Their ARKit, which stands for Augmented ...... 08 Nov 2017
Apple lets first iOS users to send cash to each other with Apple Pay Cash
Apple lets first iOS users to send cash to each other with Apple Pay Cash
Apple has released a new feature with its latest iOS version. The new feature is called Apple Pay Cash and can be found it the OS 11.2 beta 2. ...... 08 Nov 2017 - 3 comments
Paradise Papers leak reveals Apple's tax evasion scheme
Paradise Papers leak reveals Apple's tax evasion scheme
A leak from Appleby, a company offering tax haven services, has revealed tons of information about tax evasion practices from companies to rich ...... 07 Nov 2017 - 4 comments
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