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2019

Wisconsin governor wants to renegotiate Foxconn deal, says promised jobs unlikely

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers is calling for the state to renegotiate its deal with Foxconn, arguing that the Taiwan-based manufacturer has broken its end of the agreement and won't be able to create the 13,000 jobs it once promised.

Comparing Apple News+ head-to-head, versus Amazon Kindle Magazines

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Subscribing to read magazines on your iPad is nothing new. Amazon has been doing it for years with Kindle Unlimited, Texture used to do it until Apple bought them, and used it as the core of Apple News+. They're very different, however, and choosing which is right for you comes down to what they offer beyond magazines.

Early reviews of Samsung's $2K Galaxy Fold marred by many broken screens [u]

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Some of the first reviews of Samsung's $1,980 Galaxy Fold are beginning to hit the internet, but multiple reviewers say they've already managed to break its main 7.3-inch display.

Sonos speakers enable voice control for Apple Music via Amazon's Alexa

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Owners of Sonos speakers in the U.S. and U.K. can now use Alexa voice controls for Apple Music, continuing the rollout of Apple's service across Alexa-capable devices.

Hands on: JBL's fully-wireless Powerbeats Pro rival, the Endurance Peak

Wednesday April 17, 2019

AppleInsider is currently testing one of the newest options in the world of fully wireless earbuds for your iPhone or Apple Watch, JBL's fitness-focused Endurance Peak.

T-Mobile working with Apple to bring robocall screening to iPhones

Wednesday April 17, 2019

With the help of Apple, T-Mobile is aiming to bring a new anti-robocall technology to iPhones "in the near future," a report said on Wednesday.

Qualcomm keeps quiet about Apple deal value following lawsuit settlement

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Qualcomm has no intention of revealing how much it will benefit from a payment and licensing agreement reached with Apple at the start of a potentially expensive patent licensing trial, CEO Steve Mollenkopf advises, insisting the legal dispute is behind the two companies as they work on new products.

Apple said to be unifying Find My Friends & Find My iPhone, developing Tile-style tracker

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Apple is reportedly working to merge Find My Friends and Find My iPhone into a single app, and even compete with Tile by launching a new object-tracking tag.

The pay's the thing -- collapsed Bill Gates & Steve Jobs rivalry musical 'Nerds' producer sued for $6M

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Carl Levin, the producer of the ill-fated Broadway musical "Nerds" about the rivalry between technology titans Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, has become the target of a $6 million lawsuit alleging he lied to investors about the show's funding in order to secure more backing.

Foxconn chairman Terry Gou declares run for presidency of Taiwan

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Foxconn's chairman, Terry Gou, said on Wednesday that he's running to become President of Taiwan, a move that could trigger political and economic waves including at Apple.

Editorial: The big loser in the Apple - Qualcomm settlement isn't Intel, it's Android

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Without Apple buying its 5G modems in annual volumes greater than 200M units, Intel had little chance of staying afloat in competition with Qualcomm. However, the Open Handset Alliance of Android phone makers is the bigger casualty of the deal, because they're losing the strongest marketing point they've had to rival iPhones in ten years: exclusive access to Qualcomm's leading 5G modem chips.

Apple self-driving car project advancing, discussions about sensors being had with suppliers

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Apple is stepping up its automotive efforts as part of "Project Titan," with the firm reportedly in discussions with a number of component suppliers about LiDAR sensors that could be used in the iPhone maker's next generation of self-driving vehicle systems.

Apple looking at updated 4.7-inch iPhone based on iPhone 8 for spring 2020

Wednesday April 17, 2019

A Taiwanese report claims that Apple may revive the iPhone 8 with updated internals early in 2020, but analysts are wary of the proposition.

Latest Apple 'Shot on iPhone' video uses iPhone XS to showcase nature's fury around the world

Wednesday April 17, 2019

Apple has published a new video in its 'Shot on iPhone' series to its YouTube channel. 'Don't Mess with Mother' shows Mother Nature in all its forms from undersea life to plants and an avalanche.

With AirPower dead, what does the future hold for Apple's wireless charging tech?

Wednesday April 17, 2019

AirPower is dead. While that particular accessory will never see the light of day, there are technologies that were going to be shown off in the AirPower that can still be scavenged from the corpse -- and some limitations that Apple is now unshackled from, now that the AirPower is gone.

Apple pulls TikTok from India's App Store in compliance with government ban

Tuesday April 16, 2019

Following weeks of legal wrangling, Apple and Google on Wednesday complied with government demands and removed popular video sharing app TikTok from their respective app stores.

Class action suit alleges 'misleading' Apple financial statements amount to securities fraud

Tuesday April 16, 2019

A new class action lawsuit takes Apple to task over an always rosy outlook on future financials, claiming company executives made materially false statements concerning the health of its main business, iPhone, leading up to a revenue guidance correction in January.

Intel exits 5G smartphone modem business on heels of Apple-Qualcomm settlement

Tuesday April 16, 2019

Apple supplier Intel on Tuesday announced plans to exit the 5G smartphone modem business, with the decision arriving on the heels of a settlement reached in the wide sprawling Apple v. Qualcomm legal battle.

Planned T-Mobile-Sprint merger reportedly unlikely to pass DOJ scrutiny, T-Mobile CEO Legere disagrees

Tuesday April 16, 2019

A report on Tuesday claims the U.S. Department of Justice in April told T-Mobile and Sprint that a planned merger will not pass muster as currently structured, putting the massive $26 billion deal in jeopardy.

Apple to integrate Qualcomm's 5G chips in iPhone by 2020, report says

Tuesday April 16, 2019

A surprise settlement in a years-long legal battle over licensing and patents has opened the door for Apple to adopt Qualcomm 5G modems, but the chips are not expected to reach iPhone until 2020.