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Monday, October 13, 2014

Ireland expected to dissolve 'Double Irish' tax loophole benefitting Apple, others

Ireland expected to dissolve 'Double Irish' tax loophole benefitting Apple, others
After the European Union's antitrust watchdog pressured reform, Ireland's government is expected to announce changes to its tax residency policies, phasing out the popular multinational tax loophole employed by Apple to save billions of dollars.

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Finland prime minister again blames Apple for destroying national economy

Finland prime minister again blames Apple for destroying national economy
In an interview discussing Finland's recent sovereign debt downgrade, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said Apple's iPhone and iPad helped kill Nokia and the paper industry, both vital cogs in the country's economy.

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Mailbox for Mac moves to open public beta, iOS app optimized for iPhone 6

Mailbox for Mac moves to open public beta, iOS app optimized for iPhone 6
Dropbox-owned Mailbox on Monday announced that an open beta of a forthcoming Mac version is now available to all comers, while the original iOS app receives new gesture customization features and UI tweaks for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Purported next-gen iPad Air logic board shows 2GB of RAM, A8X chip

Purported next-gen iPad Air logic board shows 2GB of RAM, A8X chip
With new iPad Air and iPad mini models expected to be introduced on Thursday, a newly leaked logic board claimed to be from a 2014 iPad Air purports to show an A8X processor, as well as an Elpida RAM module with 2 gigabytes of memory.

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Apple seeds OS X Yosemite Public Beta 6 to testers

Apple seeds OS X Yosemite Public Beta 6 to testers
Apple on Monday pushed an update to the public beta of its next-generation desktop operating system, granting members of the prerelease program access to a sixth revision that brings it up to speed with the version released to developers late last week.

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Apple will not unveil MacBook Air with Retina display at Thursday event - report

Apple will not unveil MacBook Air with Retina display at Thursday event - report
Though Apple has been rumored to be working on a redesigned MacBook Air with a high-resolution Retina display for some time, the device will not launch at this Thursday's media event in Cupertino, Calif., according to a new report.

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iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand exceeding supply, iPhone 5s selling well as Apple dominates smartphone sales

iPhone 6 & 6 Plus demand exceeding supply, iPhone 5s selling well as Apple dominates smartphone sales
New data shows the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5s were the top three selling smartphones at all four major U.S. carriers over the last month, giving Apple complete dominance of its home market.

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FBI director continues crusade against Apple's encryption of iPhone data

FBI director continues crusade against Apple's encryption of iPhone data
James Comey, director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, has once again slammed Apple's iPhone and devices running Android that can hold secure, encrypted data that is inaccessible by law enforcement, saying that such capabilities allow users to "place themselves beyond the law."

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Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus heading to 36 more countries in October

Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus heading to 36 more countries in October
Apple is set to expand the availability of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus later this month, as the company announced on Monday that the handsets would begin rolling out in three dozen new countries — including rising key markets India and China — on Oct. 17.

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Apple's supplier contracts include $50M penalty for leaking future product info

Apple's supplier contracts include $50M penalty for leaking future product info
Details from Apple's supplier non-disclosure agreements are beginning to leak thanks to the bankruptcy proceedings of GT Advanced Technologies, with the sapphire maker arguing that even more should be published so creditors and shareholders can see the full story behind its fall from grace.

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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Walgreens memo suggests Apple Pay mobile payments with iPhone 6 could launch Saturday, Oct. 18

Walgreens memo suggests Apple Pay mobile payments with iPhone 6 could launch Saturday, Oct. 18
The largest pharmacy chain in the U.S., Walgreens, has allegedly sent out an internal corporate memo asking employees to prepare for the launch of the iPhone 6-based Apple Pay service next Saturday, Oct. 18.

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Newly leaked parts purportedly show next-generation iPad with Touch ID fingerprint sensor

Newly leaked parts purportedly show next-generation iPad with Touch ID fingerprint sensor
With only days to go before Apple's Oct. 16 event, new photos out of East Asia claim to show components bound for a next-generation iPad, including a logic board, Touch ID hardware and cover glass with incorporated digitizer.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Major retailers show unwillingness to adopt Apple Pay ahead of expected launch

Major retailers show unwillingness to adopt Apple Pay ahead of expected launch
Apple Pay is primed to launch as one of the most secure and convenient digital payments solutions ever devised, but certain popular retailers may slow adoption by refusing to offer support due to a conservative stance on next-gen commerce or conflict with their own ambitions in the sector.

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Apple introduces redesigned iTunes Store to iTunes 12 beta testers

Apple introduces redesigned iTunes Store to iTunes 12 beta testers
Ahead of an expected OS X Yosemite debut next week, Apple on Friday rolled out a revamped iTunes Store for beta testers using iTunes 12 on the next-gen operating system, revealing a reworked user interface more in line with the flat aesthetic the company is moving toward.

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Chinese carriers notch 1M official iPhone 6 & 6 Plus preorders in 6 hours

Chinese carriers notch 1M official iPhone 6 & 6 Plus preorders in 6 hours
Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus officially went up for preorder in China Friday morning and initial reports say the country's top three wireless carriers accepted one million orders in the first six hours of availability.

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Bose and Apple's Beats announce settlement of patent infringement lawsuit

Bose and Apple's Beats announce settlement of patent infringement lawsuit
Premium audio company Bose and Apple-owned Beats Electronics disclosed on Friday that they have settled their patent infringement dispute out of court, preventing a potential trial between the two competitors.

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GT Advanced says 'oppressive and burdensome' sapphire contracts with Apple led to bankruptcy

GT Advanced says 'oppressive and burdensome' sapphire contracts with Apple led to bankruptcy
Apple partner GT Advanced Technologies announced on Friday that it plans to close its sapphire producing plants in Arizona and Massachusetts operations, and decried its unsustainable contracts with Apple as "oppressive and burdensome."

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Carl Icahn's praise should help create a floor for shares of Apple, RBC says

Carl Icahn's praise should help create a floor for shares of Apple, RBC says
While billionaire Carl Icahn is unlikely to get his way with Apple, his assessment that the company's stock is massively undervalued should help establish a floor for the stock, preventing it from going below about $95, one analyst believes.

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Rumor: Apple to remove Bose headphones & speakers from its stores amid patent suit, NFL spat

Rumor: Apple to remove Bose headphones & speakers from its stores amid patent suit, NFL spat
As a patent infringement suit filed by Bose against Beats looms, the longstanding retail partnership between Apple and Bose may be coming to an end, with a new report claiming that the premium audio products will be removed from Apple's retail locations.

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iPhone 6 launch led to record accessory sales of $249 million in two weeks

iPhone 6 launch led to record accessory sales of $249 million in two weeks
The debut of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus wasn't just a boon for Apple's bottom line, as accessory makers also benefitted greatly from the debut of the new, larger iPhone models, according to the latest data from the NPD Group.

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Apple to live stream Oct. 16 iPad event on Web and Apple TV

Apple to live stream Oct. 16 iPad event on Web and Apple TV
Apple on Friday announced through its website plans to live stream an upcoming special media event to be held on Oct. 16, at which the company is expected to unveil revamped iPad and, possibly, iMac models.

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Thursday, October 09, 2014

Apple's Jony Ive talks iPhone, Apple Watch and copycat devices in Vanity Fair interview

Apple's Jony Ive talks iPhone, Apple Watch and copycat devices in Vanity Fair interview
During a panel at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit, Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive offered up stories about his time at the company in a rare one-on-one interview, at one point revealing that he does not see copying as flattery, but theft.

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Apple sapphire partner GT Advanced seeks to 'wind down' plant operations

Apple sapphire partner GT Advanced seeks to 'wind down' plant operations
New details of Apple sapphire partner supplier GT Advanced revealed on Thursday, with one report saying the sapphire maker asked the court for permission to "wind down" operations at its manufacturing plant.

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Apple Watch to be highlight of Vogue China magazine spread

Apple Watch to be highlight of Vogue China magazine spread
It was revealed on Thursday that the unreleased Apple Watch will grace the cover of Vogue China's November issue as worn by supermodel Liu Wen, marking the first time Apple's wearable will be featured in a major fashion-focused magazine.

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Apple seeds OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM Candidate 3 to developers

Apple seeds OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM Candidate 3 to developers
After releasing a second build of its OS X 10.10 Yosemite GM candidate earlier this week, Apple on Thursday issued a third seed to developers for testing ahead of an expected release later this month.

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NFL fines 49ers quarterback $10,000 for wearing Beats headphones during press conference

NFL fines 49ers quarterback $10,000 for wearing Beats headphones during press conference
The National Football League fined San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick $10,000 for wearing a pair Beats headphones, which bucks the league's rule against promoting unsponsored products.

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Banks to take on fraud liability in Apple Pay deal, USAA announces Nov. 7 availability

Banks to take on fraud liability in Apple Pay deal, USAA announces Nov. 7 availability
On Thursday, four banks offering support for Apple Pay commented on Apple's first foray into mobile payments, confirming that liability for fraudulent activity will ultimately fall on their shoulders for both online and physical transactions.

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Apple says U2's 'Songs of Innocence' album downloaded 26M times since debut

Apple says U2's 'Songs of Innocence' album downloaded 26M times since debut
Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue on Thursday said U2's "Songs of Innocence," which was offered for free to iTunes users, has been downloaded 26 million times since its release on Sept. 9.

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FeatureiPhone trade-in roundup: Apple, Amazon, Best Buy, BuyBack World, Gazelle, NextWorth, uSell, Target & Walmart

iPhone trade-in roundup: Apple, Amazon, Best Buy, BuyBack World, Gazelle, NextWorth, uSell, Target & Walmart
Apple's new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are now officially available for pre-order, but buyers still need to decide what to do with their old device. As in years past, AppleInsider takes a look at nearly a dozen big-name buyback services and retailers looking to attract your iPhone trade-ins over the next several weeks. [Updated Pricing, Offers]

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Thursday, October 09, 2014