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Counterfeit iPhone trafficking scheme lands Chinese national in US federal prison

10/22/2019, 06:10 pm

A Chinese national was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison and three years' supervised release on Tuesday for his part in a counterfeit iPhone trafficking scheme that defrauded Apple out of an estimated $900,000 in warranty replacements.

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Verizon giving one year of Disney+ free to new and existing customers

10/22/2019, 11:10 am

Starting November 12, Verizon will give 12 months of Disney's new video streaming service to new and existing customers on eligible plans.

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Arlo Ultra security camera gains HomeKit support

10/22/2019, 10:10 am

Arlo is continuing to roll out its support for HomeKit in its devices, with compatibility with Apple's smart home platform now included in its Ultra security camera systems that pair with the Arlo SmartHub.

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Tim Cook elected chairman of Chinese business school amidst Hong Kong scrutiny

10/21/2019, 03:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will take on a three-year position as chairman of the board for one of China's top business schools.

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Apple says patent troll should 'stop digging' in appeal to Supreme Court

10/21/2019, 02:10 pm

Apple has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to toss a petition by the Straight Path IP Group claiming the Federal Circuit wrongly upheld a lower court's ruling in a patent infringement lawsuit without an explanation, with Apple claiming the petition challenges a common court action, and that SPIP should 'stop digging.'

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Apple leasing 100,000 square feet of space in London

10/21/2019, 01:10 pm

Apple is preparing to concentrate its United Kingdom staff in a newly-acquired 100,000 square-foot corporate office in London's financial district.

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Apple's AR smart glasses & ARM Mac may arrive in 2020

10/21/2019, 09:10 am

In a report on Monday morning, Apple is again predicted to roll out its long-awaited augmented reality smart glasses and an ARM Mac in 2020.

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Adobe Fresco vs Rebelle 3: Which tool is better for artists and why?

10/20/2019, 02:10 pm

Adobe's recently released Fresco promises to emulate traditional media right from the comfort of your iPad. We compared it against EscapeMotion's Rebelle 3, a desktop application that has been bringing traditional artists to the computer since 2015.

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How the Security Code AutoFill feature made it to the iPhone

10/20/2019, 11:10 am

Apple Software Engineer Ricky Mondello took to Twitter to tell the tale of one of iOS 12's most beloved features: Security Code AutoFill.

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Apple files complaint to halt relitigation of IXI Mobile patent suit

10/18/2019, 11:10 pm

Apple on Friday filed a complaint seeking declaratory judgment that patent licensing entity IXI Mobile cannot re-sue the tech giant as its way to losing a patent case dating back to 2014.

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US House to deliver final report on big tech antitrust probe in 'first part' of 2020

10/18/2019, 04:10 pm

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to deliver a final report on an investigation into potential antitrust breaches by big technology companies, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, in the first part of 2020.

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Review: Deebot 661 sweeps and mops your floors so you don't have to

10/18/2019, 01:10 pm

If you're looking for a good mid-range robotic vacuum to help keep your home clean, the Deebot 661 might be the perfect fit. This multi-purpose robot can both vacuum and mop your floors, giving you back more time in your day.

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Apple has made it clear how you should wear your Apple Watch

10/18/2019, 11:10 am

You don't need advice on how to wear any other watch, but Apple Watch comes with activity and health sensors that are affected by how you put it on, and Apple has now made it perfectly clear how it wants you to wear it.

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AMD Radeon RX 5700 works in macOS Catalina 10.15.1 beta 2

10/18/2019, 08:10 am

Apple is extending its support of AMD GPUs to macOS Catalina, with the second developer beta for macOS 10.15.1 enabling Radeon RX5700 compatibility with the operating system, possibly as a first step ahead of support for the Mac Pro's Radeon Pro Vega II and Duo cards.

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Cook discusses China investment, consumer rights, more with market regulator in Beijing

10/17/2019, 11:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with China's minister of the State Administration of Market Regulation on Thursday to discuss a range of topics including the company's growing investment in the region.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on Senate to pass immigration act

10/17/2019, 08:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued to push for immigration reform on Thursday, and in a tweet urged the U.S. Senate to pass legislation that aims to streamline the process for so-called "high-skilled" applicants.

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Apple proposes how to steady what's on an iPhone screen when the user's hands are shaking

10/17/2019, 09:10 am

Mobile device users who have trouble holding an iPhone steadily could be assisted by the smartphone to view images and other content, by compensating for hand movements to keep what is being viewed steady and in one place regardless of the motion.

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Apple looking at Face ID laser tech to improve iPad & iPhone typing

10/17/2019, 08:10 am

Displays in a future iPad or iPhone could use lasers to detect touch, with the employment of VCSEL sensors and other technologies potentially monitoring the deflection of the screen to determine levels of 3D touch or to provide a more improved typing experience.

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Apple hit with new iPhone throttling class action in California

10/16/2019, 08:10 pm

A fresh class action lawsuit lodged in California seeks to bring Apple to task for quietly building iPhone-throttling battery management tools into previous versions of its iOS operating system, an action that allegedly hindered and interfered with device performance.

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Apple warns developers of upcoming App Store Connect outage

10/16/2019, 01:10 pm

Apple has alerted developers to an upcoming maintenance period for the Apple Store's tools and services, with access to App Store Connect and the Developer ID notary service set to be unavailable for up to eight hours on Sunday.

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