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Taiwan FTC fines Apple for seeking to manage retailers' iPhone pricing

12/25/2013, 01:12 pm

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission has slapped Apple with a $670,000 fine for interfering with mobile providers and handset retailers' pricing.

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Smartphone growth slowing in China as Apple expands iPhone presence

12/24/2013, 01:12 pm

Though the Chinese market remains a major focus for Apple, particularly with the upcoming launch of the iPhone on China Mobile, new data suggests that overall smartphone sales growth has been slowing from its previous red-hot pace.

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Rumor: Apple to debut larger iPhone in May, 12.9-inch iPad in October

12/23/2013, 08:12 am

The latest rumors from Apple's supply chain claim the company plans to launch two larger versions of its best selling products in 2014: A jumbo-sized iPhone in May, and a larger 12.9-inch iPad in October.

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China Mobile signs deal with Apple, will launch iPhone 5s, 5c in January

12/22/2013, 05:12 pm

Apple officially announced its agreement with China Mobile today. The world's largest carrier and most significant remaining mobile operator to not sell iPhones will begin taking preregistrations on December 25 and bring iPhone 5s and 5c models to retail stores for sale on January 17.

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Review: Logitech PowerShell Controller for iPhone

12/22/2013, 02:12 pm

Renowned accessory maker Logitech's first stab at an official Made for iPhone gaming controller features solid construction, but that's about where the positives end for this overpriced, disappointing accessory.

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Review: Moga Ace Power Game Controller for Apple's iPhone

12/20/2013, 04:12 pm

As one of the first two Made for iPhone gaming controllers to hit the market, the Moga Ace Power holds the distinction of being the best option you can buy right now, sporting a number of commendable features and greatly enhancing gaming on Apple's iPhone. But that doesn't mean the accessory is worth its hefty $100 price tag.

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Weaker than expected iPhone 5c sales may trigger China Mobile renegotiation

12/19/2013, 11:12 pm

Sales of Apple's less-expensive iPhone 5c may be holding up an anticipated China Mobile deal, says KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but negotiations are likely nearing an end point.

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Google's reaction to Apple's iPhone unveiling: 'We're going to have to start over' on Android

12/19/2013, 12:12 pm

The iPhone's 2007 introduction was not only a watershed moment for Apple, but also a turning point for Google's Android team, according to an excerpt from a new book on the subject.

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Apple's iPhone 5s ranks as third most popular Google search of 2013

12/17/2013, 11:12 am

Dominant search platform Google on Tuesday released its annual list of the most popular subjects sought by its users, and Apple's flagship iPhone 5s appeared third on the list, showing intense interest from consumers.

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Apple's 64-bit A7 SoC 'set off panic' for chipmakers

12/17/2013, 01:12 am

Apple caught market-leading chipmakers off guard when it debuted the 64-bit A7 system-on-chip alongside the iPhone 5s in September, a move one Qualcomm insider says put the industry in panic mode.

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Apple's holiday iPhone ad focuses on family, tugs at heartstrings [u]

12/16/2013, 10:12 pm

Apple marked a return to its "quiet" iPhone ad campaign on Monday with a holiday-themed television commercial, this time using the iPhone 5s and AirPlay to create a touching portrait of the modern family Christmas.

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Survey suggests China Mobile deal will add at least 12M iPhone sales for Apple in 2014

12/16/2013, 08:12 am

A survey of consumers in China has found that an anticipated deal to sell the iPhone with carrier China Mobile could incrementally boost Apple's handset sales in calendar 2014 by at least 12 million units, though there is potential for much more.

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Roundup: Wireless charging options for Apple's iPhone

12/14/2013, 01:12 pm

Apple holds a bevy of patents on methods for broadcasting power to devices wirelessly, but the technology has yet to make its way into a shipping product from Cupertino. For anxious cord cutters, AppleInsider rounded up some of the most promising third-party solutions.

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Apple's iOS nabbed 76% of small & medium business device activations in 2013, study says

12/12/2013, 07:12 pm

According to SMB email management company Intermedia, some 190,000 iPhones and iPads were activated on its network in the first ten months of 2013, grossly outpacing No. 2 Samsung's 29,000 activations.

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iPhone dominance in user engagement, developer payouts trumps unimportant market share stats - analyst

12/12/2013, 02:12 pm

Apple's share of the mobile phone market is growing, but it still remains below 10 percent, even as Apple and its development community rake in profits from an actively engaged user base. That led analyst Charlie Wolf on Thursday to raise the question: Does market share matter?

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Former head of Google patent strategy appointed to run U.S. patent agency

12/12/2013, 01:12 am

Michelle Lee, who until July was running Google the firm's patent strategy, has been named the deputy director of the US Patent and Trademark Office, and will run the agency until a new director is appointed.

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China Mobile Beijing webpage hints at imminent iPhone preorders

12/11/2013, 11:12 pm

A page advertising reservations for China Mobile Beijing's 4G LTE service now features Apple's iPhone 5s, as well as a bejeweled golden apple, hinting that preorders for the popular device may be in the offing.

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Walmart to cut $72 off iPhone 5c and 5s pricing in holiday sale

12/11/2013, 07:12 pm

In a two-week holiday sale that starts this Friday, Walmart will be offering a substantial $72 discount on Apple's iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s when purchased with a two-year wireless agreement.

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Apple iPhone 5s, 5c drive sales leap from 6th to 3rd place in China during October

12/11/2013, 04:12 pm

A monthly report tracking the market share of top smartphone vendors in China indicates a massive surge for Apple occurring at the launch of new iPhone 5s and 5c models.

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AT&T CEO says smartphone subsidies must end as T-Mobile sweetens iPhone deal

12/11/2013, 06:12 am

During an investor conference on Tuesday, AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said wireless carriers need to push toward an ecosystem devoid of subsidies for high-end smartphones, a tack to which T-Mobile is already committed, as evidenced by a no money down iPhone offer for the holidays.

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