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Facebook debuts fast-loading 'Instant Articles' exclusively on iPhone app

05/13/2015, 10:05 am

Facebook on Wednesday launched "Instant Articles," a mobile-oriented platform through which publishers can have their stories hosted on Facebook servers and theoretically load as much as 10 times faster than a standard Web link.

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Hundreds of iPhones, other Apple products seized from smugglers at Argentine border

05/12/2015, 03:05 pm

An illicit shipment of electronics --including hundreds of iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks --worth nearly $800,000 has reportedly been confiscated by Argentinian tax authorities as smugglers continue to take advantage of arbitrage opportunities for Apple's high-priced devices.

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Sprint, Verizon will pay $158 million to settle complaints about bill cramming

05/12/2015, 02:05 pm

U.S. carriers Sprint and Verizon will together spend $158 million to settle government complaints that they let third-party firms bill subscribers millions in unauthorized charges, a practice known as "cramming," the Federal Communications Commission announced on Tuesday.

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Apple's next-gen 'iPhone 6s' to come in rose gold model, feature 2GB RAM, 12MP camera

05/12/2015, 08:05 am

This year's iPhone upgrade will feature a rose gold casing color, matching the Apple Watch Edition, according to one well-connected insider, who also revealed it will feature a 12-megapixel camera and 2-gigabytes of RAM, among other changes.

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Shares of Apple predicted to reach $160 on continued strength of iPhone 6

05/11/2015, 12:05 pm

In a memo to investors on Monday, Canaccord Genuity raised its price target for Apple stock from $155 to $160, based on a belief that there remains plenty of room for expansion in iPhone 6 sales.

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Chinese smartphone market shrinks for first time in 6 years, but Apple still booming

05/11/2015, 07:05 am

The Chinese smartphone market shrunk by 4 percent in the first quarter of calendar 2015, marking the first time it has seen a year over year contraction in six years, even in the face of huge growth by Apple, IDC reported on Monday.

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iPhone share of US market grows to 42.6% in March quarter

05/08/2015, 10:05 am

Apple slightly increased its lead as the most popular smartphone maker in the U.S. during the March quarter, while Samsung and Motorola lost ground, according to new data published on Friday.

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AT&T eases up on throttling of grandfathered unlimited data plans for smartphones

05/07/2015, 02:05 pm

AT&T has relaxed its policy of throttling users of its grandfathered unlimited data plans, and will now only impose slower speeds only at times or in places with high network congestion, a small update to the carrier's website revealed on Thursday.

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iPhone marketshare surges for Apple in Europe, China during March quarter

05/06/2015, 12:05 pm

Adoption of the iPhone was up globally during the March quarter, and in Europe was particularly influenced by people switching from Android devices, according to new smartphone market data published on Wednesday by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

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Apple working on ResearchKit-based DNA testing, sources claim

05/05/2015, 06:05 pm

Apple is collaborating with researchers on new ResearchKit-based iPhone apps that will allow people to undergo DNA testing, in some cases for the first time, for scientific analysis and research, according to a Tuesday report.

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Mophie launches waterproof Juice Pack H2Pro battery case for Apple's iPhone 6

05/05/2015, 02:05 pm

Mophie on Tuesday revealed a new battery case, the Juice Pack H2Pro, which it said will not only extend the battery life of an iPhone 6 but make it waterproof to a depth of 1.2 meters (about 4 feet) for 30 minutes.

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Amazon Instant Video gets HD, cellular streaming on iOS, Waze launches 'Unusual Traffic' Twitter feeds

04/30/2015, 05:04 pm

Amazon on Thursday released a major update to its Instant Video iOS client, while Waze launched Unusual Traffic, a series of city-based Twitter accounts hooked into data from its mobile navigation apps.

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Sony operating profits set to quadruple, aided by iPhone camera sensor orders

04/30/2015, 11:04 am

Based in large part on strong sales of camera sensors for products like Apple's iPhone, Sony is forecasting that its operating profits will more than quadruple in the coming year, a report said on Thursday.

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Evernote adopts new Plus tier and revamped Premium option, Airbnb comes to iPad

04/29/2015, 05:04 pm

Evernote on Wednesday added a new Plus tier to its notetaking services, simultaneously changing up its Premium subscription, while Airbnb introduced a native iPad interface to its iOS app.

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Samsung reclaims lead over Apple in global smartphone shipments during March quarter

04/29/2015, 10:04 am

Despite strong iPhone sales, Samsung was able to top Apple in terms of smartphone shipments during the March quarter and reclaim market leadership, research firm Strategy Analytics said on Wednesday.

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Cook says 20% of iPhone install base upgraded to iPhone 6, 6 Plus

04/27/2015, 05:04 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday revealed about 20 percent of active iPhone users have upgraded to the company's latest iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus hardware, leaving room for growth.

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center enables HealthKit integration for patient data

04/27/2015, 09:04 am

Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center updated its electronic health records system over the weekend to support data from Apple's HealthKit platform, the hospital's chief information officer has revealed.

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Samsung's Galaxy S6, S6 Edge receive tepid interest in native South Korea

04/22/2015, 12:04 pm

While most industry watchers predict strong sales for Samsung's latest flagship smartphones, South Korean consumers do not appear smitten with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, bringing home just 20,000 handsets per day since their release.

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Apple 'unlikely' to launch new 4-inch iPhone model this year, insider says

04/22/2015, 11:04 am

Sales of the 4-inch iPhone 5s remain strong, suggesting to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo that Apple likely won't debut a new handset in that size this year, leaving an upgraded model with Apple Pay support potentially on hold until 2016.

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Apple updates several optional iOS apps, adds Watch remote support to Keynote

04/21/2015, 05:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated several of its official iOS apps -- including the iWork suite -- with minor improvements, but most significantly added Apple Watch support to Keynote, allowing remote control of presentations.

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