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Qualcomm out billions of dollars as Apple wins summary judgment in breach of contract lawsuit

03/14/2019, 08:03 pm

In a determination delivered by a California federal court on Thursday, Qualcomm was found to have no grounds for the clawback of funds dispensed to Apple under an incentive payments agreement, nor relief of payments withheld, meaning the chipmaker is out billions of dollars.

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New limits on free Dropbox accounts are a problem if you have more than three devices

03/14/2019, 02:03 pm

Dropbox has quietly started to apply limits to the number of devices that could be connected to a basic account to encourage upgrades to the paid version, with users of the free tier now only able to access the cloud storage service on a maximum of three devices.

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Apple's self-driving cars could automatically take pictures of points of interest for drivers

03/14/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple is continuing to work on areas of car design and self-driving vehicle systems as part of "Project Titan," including how to improve a car's ability to detect its immediate surroundings using sensors, and to automatically determine nearby points of interest that other car systems need to know about.

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Apple's iCloud services suffer outage for some users [u: resolved]

03/14/2019, 01:03 pm

A number of Apple's cloud services are experiencing an outage, with the iPhone maker acknowledging the existence of issues affecting some users of News, Photos, Find My iPhone, and various key iCloud functions.

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Apple suppliers reportedly primed for mass production of next-generation iPad and AirPods

03/14/2019, 05:03 am

Reports out of Apple's Asian supply chain claim at least two parts makers are "gearing up" for mass production of next-generation iPad and AirPods models, devices expected to see release in the coming weeks.

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Apple cites decision to use Intel modems in iPhone as 'real motivation' for Qualcomm patent suit

03/13/2019, 07:03 pm

Apple and Qualcomm on Thursday presented closing arguments in a patent infringement trial in San Diego, with Apple telling jurors that the complaint is less about patents than retribution for using Intel modems in iPhone.

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Apple confirms buyout of machine learning startup Laserlike

03/13/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday confirmed its recent takeover of Laserlike, a Silicon Valley startup that applied machine learning to content discovery.

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Microsoft offers preview of 'Project xCloud' service to stream Xbox games to iPhones and iPads

03/13/2019, 09:03 am

Microsoft has demonstrated 'Project xCloud,' an in-development cloud-based gaming service that streams gameplay to consumer devices including iPhones and iPads instead of being rendered locally, a service that is expected to enter public testing later this year.

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Apple gets foreign contractors improper visa lawsuit dismissed

03/13/2019, 08:03 am

Judge Lucy Koh has dismissed a lawsuit against Apple over allegations it abused the visa system to save money, by reportedly bringing Indian contractors to the United States under the wrong visa program.

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Apple announces expansions to coding and education initiatives in Singapore and Indonesia

03/12/2019, 11:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced an expansion to its international coding in education initiatives, noting increases in access to its App Development with Swift curriculum in Singapore and a second Apple Developer Academy in Indonesia.

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Apple maintains claims of witness tampering in Qualcomm patent case

03/12/2019, 09:03 pm

Apple in a court filing on Tuesday said there are grounds for allegations of witness tampering in a patent infringement trial involving Qualcomm, claims plaintiff Qualcomm has called "ridiculous."

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Signs of Apple News magazine subscriptions appear in macOS betas

03/12/2019, 02:03 pm

New evidence Apple is preparing to launch its Apple News magazine service has appeared, with notifications in macOS seemingly indicating the subscription-based service will be available on Mac as well as on the iOS version of the app.

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Eero promises transparency in collecting analytics data following Amazon buyout

03/12/2019, 10:03 am

Fresh off its acquisition by Amazon, mesh router maker eero on Tuesday promised to be "upfront and transparent" about analytics data it's collecting from Wi-Fi networks.

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Spotify offers free ad-based Hulu plan to more Premium subscribers

03/12/2019, 09:03 am

Perhaps manning the ramparts ahead of Apple's video service launch, Spotify on Tuesday began offering Hulu's "Limited Commercials" plan free to more -- though not all -- U.S. Premium subscribers.

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President Trump insists he was saving time by calling Cook 'Tim Apple'

03/11/2019, 11:03 am

On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump defended his recent reference to Apple's CEO as "Tim Apple," claiming he was simply trying to save time.

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Confidential Apple files exposed to public in misconfigured Box account

03/11/2019, 10:03 am

A poor configuration of the cloud storage service Box has left sensitive data open to viewing by unauthorized users, security researchers have discovered, with Apple and other prominent companies found to have inadvertently left files and folders accessible to the public.

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If you use Google Chrome on your Mac, update it right now

03/08/2019, 02:03 pm

Google has confirmed a recent update to Chrome was to patch a zero-day issue in the popular browser, an exploit that was actively used in attacks, and has recommended all Chrome users on Mac, Windows, and Linux update their installations as soon as possible.

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Apple has been working on AR and VR for years, and it will pay off in the 2020 smart glasses

03/08/2019, 11:03 am

Apple's work in the virtual reality and augmented reality field has produced a considerable number of patents and applications, which could lead to the eventual creation of the iPhone maker's first headset. AppleInsider takes a look at some of the company's filings, including those that use the technology away from a head-mounted display.

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Elizabeth Warren calls for tech giant breakup, with Apple in the cross-hairs

03/08/2019, 11:03 am

On Friday, Democratic Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren advocated for breaking up major tech companies with large services, specifically naming Amazon, Facebook, and Google -- but Apple fits in the targeted category as well.

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Apple's AR glasses arriving in 2020, iPhone will do most of the work

03/08/2019, 07:03 am

Apple's long-rumored augmented reality headset could arrive mid-way through 2020 prominent analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes, with the initial round of manufacturing for the fabled head-mounted display speculated to commence as early as the end of 2019.

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