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Apple rival Samsung forecasts high profits despite Note 7 fires & political scandals

04/07/2017, 01:04 pm

Samsung Electronics on Friday announced a forecast of its best profits in over three years for the March quarter, despite dealing with the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7, and a political scandal that resulted in the arrest of vice chairman Jay Y. Lee.

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Facebook steps up 'false news' crackdown with tips for spotting and reporting bogus stories

04/07/2017, 12:04 pm

This week, users on Facebook began receiving a public service announcement from the social networking site regarding what it has branded as "false news," offering tips on how to spot a fake story.

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Long-time Apple and consumer technology journalist Walt Mossberg retiring

04/07/2017, 12:04 pm

Heralded tech journalist Walt Mossberg is retiring in June after a 47-year career, 26 of it exclusively focusing on consumer technology including extensive coverage of Apple, and a great deal of time with Apple cofounder Steve Jobs.

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Toshiba narrows bidders for memory business, may have dropped Apple

04/07/2017, 09:04 am

Toshiba has reportedly shrunk the group of bidders for its memory business from about 10 to a number that may no longer include Apple, though no binding offers have been made, and more bidders could potentially join.

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AppleInsider podcast talks Mac Pro, the future of PowerVR, Clips & more

04/07/2017, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Mikey and Dan chat about Apple's uncharacteristic Mac Pro pre-announcement, MacBook Pro hardware rumors, Apple's decision to ditch Imagination Technologies graphics IP, the new Clips app and more.

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Adobe updates Illustrator CC and InDesign CC with new features

04/06/2017, 06:04 pm

Adobe on Thursday issued updates for Illustrator CC, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and InDesign CC, introducing new features and user interface improvements to the professional design software.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook talks diversity, inclusion at alma mater Auburn University

04/06/2017, 05:04 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited his alma mater Auburn University on Thursday to speak about diversity, inclusion and other issues related to human rights, topics for which the high-profile tech executive consistently advocates.

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Apple asked to pay hundreds of millions in back taxes in Australia in wide-reaching probe

04/06/2017, 09:04 am

Apple is reportedly one of seven multinationals the Australian Taxation Office has asked to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in back taxes, accusing the corporations of using tactics like "debt dumping" and moving profits offshore to avoid obligations.

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Apple sued by Australian regulator over 'Error 53' glitch, hardware repair practices

04/05/2017, 10:04 pm

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission on Thursday local time filed a federal lawsuit against Apple for allegedly disabling iPhone and iPad hardware repaired by unauthorized third parties.

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Pebble watches will work indefinitely with new software update

04/05/2017, 09:04 pm

Pebble this week issued a firmware update that removes device dependency on cloud services, meaning existing hardware will remain operable once parent company Fitbit shuts down legacy Pebble servers later this year.

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YouTube TV rolls out in five cities with free Chromecast offer

04/05/2017, 03:04 pm

YouTube TV, Google's live TV streaming service, is now live in five major markets in the United States, with Google tempting users to try out its $35 subscription service by offering a free Chromecast, allowing shows to be viewed on a television instead of through the iOS and Android apps.

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GoPro expands stabilized sports cam mounting options with $100 Karma Grip extension cable

04/05/2017, 01:04 pm

The ability to mount an iOS-connected GoPro with the image stabilizing Karma Grip can be greatly enhanced with a newly launched extension cable accessory, though it carries a $100 price tag.

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Apple Pay agreements with credit card companies, banks up for renewal this year

04/05/2017, 09:04 am

This year could prove to be pivotal for Apple Pay in a number of ways, including adoption and merchant availability, but also in support from card issuers, many of which have contracts with Apple up for renewal.

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Apple's Angela Ahrendts confirms store in Dubai Mall, highlights teaser artwork

04/04/2017, 02:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday confirmed plans for a Dubai Mall outlet in the United Arab Emirates, teasing the opening with custom artwork on the shop's construction facade.

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Trump repeals federal protections stopping ISPs from selling user data

04/04/2017, 12:04 am

President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a bill that repeals a set of privacy regulations that would have required internet service providers to request authorization before selling sensitive customer data to advertisers, or using that same information for marketing campaigns.

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Notorious patent troll Uniloc targets Apple over Maps, Apple ID, remote software updates

04/03/2017, 09:04 pm

Notorious patent troll Uniloc on Monday filed suit against Apple claiming infringement of three patents related to certain Maps features, user authentication via Apple ID and UDIDs, and remote iOS updates.

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Apple ditching Imagination Technologies GPU technology, moving design in-house

04/03/2017, 09:04 am

Apple is pulling out of a partnership with Imagination Technologies, the British company behind the graphics technology used in iOS devices, with Apple's decision to stop using Imagination's intellectual property within two years prompting the UK firm's shares to plunge in value by more than 60 percent.

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Apple, Amazon, Google identified as bidders for Toshiba's NAND flash memory business

04/03/2017, 09:04 am

Three tech firms -- Apple, Amazon, and Google -- have reportedly joined the considerable list of bidders of Toshiba's NAND flash memory business, now on the market as Toshiba looks to raise $9 billion to cover losses at its U.S. nuclear unit, Westinghouse.

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This week on AI: Apple Car plans, AR glasses move ahead, iOS 10.3 & more

04/01/2017, 01:04 am

While the arrival of iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4, and the new "budget" iPad likely grabbed the most attention this week, we also saw teases of AR glasses, car plans, and some of the display technology that might come to the "iPhone 8" and "7s."

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 facial recognition feature defeated with digital photo

03/31/2017, 11:03 pm

Samsung with its Galaxy S8 introduced a new device unlock feature based on facial recognition software, but it seems all it takes to bypass the low-level security layer is a photo of a registered user.

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