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Bill payment app doxo adds Apple Pay option to pay 45,000 services

03/21/2019, 10:03 am

Popular bill-payment service doxo has added Apple Pay as an option for users to make payments to companies, enabling Apple's mobile payment platform to pay household bills and other fees for more than 45,000 billers.

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Your Mac could wirelessly power keyboards and mice at a distance in the future

03/21/2019, 08:03 am

Mac peripherals including keyboards could work without needing to be recharged with a cable or have new batteries installed, as Apple has been working on a wireless power supply system capable of transmitting power to peripherals like keyboards and trackpads over short distances.

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Qualcomm sees South Korean antitrust fine lowered to $200M

03/20/2019, 10:03 pm

South Korea's Fair Trade Commission on Thursday reduced damages in a decade-old antitrust case involving Qualcomm, with the U.S. chipmaker now facing penalties that amount to roughly $200 million.

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The Wall Street Journal reportedly joins Apple News service, NYT and Washington Post decline

03/20/2019, 05:03 pm

According to a report on Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal plans to join Apple's widely rumored for-pay news service, one of only a handful of top-tier publications thought to be participating in the initiative.

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Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said to attend Apple's March 25th event

03/20/2019, 11:03 am

David Solomon, the chief executive of Goldman Sachs, is thought to be attending Apple's event on Monday, with his appearance suggesting there could be some potential discussions about the rumored co-branded credit card currently under development by the two companies.

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Apple's WWDC 2019 scholarships have a March 24 deadline

03/20/2019, 08:03 am

Students and select groups of others can now apply for scholarships to attend WWDC 2019 in San Jose, but they'll have to act fast to have a chance.

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Apple's App Store policies again under fire as Kaspersky Lab files Russian antitrust complaint

03/19/2019, 08:03 pm

Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab on Tuesday filed an antitrust complaint against Apple with its home country's Federal Antimonopoly Service, alleging the tech giant's tight control of the iOS App Store amounts to monopoly power.

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Google premieres Stadia, an online cross-platform game streaming service

03/19/2019, 02:03 pm

Google on Tuesday revealed Stadia, a new cloud-based gaming platform able to stream high-end PC games to phones, tablets, computers, and TVs.

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Apple News subscription plan said to cost $10 per month, but major publishers balking at terms

03/19/2019, 12:03 pm

The paid version of Apple News, possibly named Apple News Magazines, will reportedly cost $10 per month -- but major publishers are said to be rejecting Apple's terms, or already making plans to leave.

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MacBook Pro keyboards could get data overlays and adjustable key mechanisms

03/19/2019, 08:03 am

Apple is continuing to work on ways to improve the experience of typing on a keyboard, including data overlays either on the key, or by harnessing augmented reality and virtual reality to overlay symbols on a physical keyboard, and a system that could allow users to adjust the resistance when pressing a key to their personal preference.

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Netflix will not offer programming on Apple TV service

03/18/2019, 09:03 pm

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on Monday confirmed his company will not sell subscriptions or offer existing content to customers through an Apple branded video streaming service expected for unveiling on March 25.

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California reintroduces 'Right to Repair' bill after previous effort failed

03/18/2019, 07:03 pm

After a failed attempt in 2018, California lawmakers will again hear arguments for the institution of so-called "right to repair" legislation that would compel electronics makers to provide repair manuals, tools, parts and other related material to consumers and independent repair outlets.

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Qualcomm wins $31M verdict in patent infringement fight with Apple

03/15/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple has infringed on three technology patents owned by Qualcomm in some iPhone models, a jury at a San Diego trial decided on Friday at the end of a two-week trial, with the chip producer due to be paid all $31 million that it had requested in damages.

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LG OLED smart TVs with HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support start shipping in April starting from $2,499

03/15/2019, 01:03 pm

LG will be releasing its first OLED smart TVs with HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support in April, the South Korean electronics producer has confirmed, with the range able to connect to other devices and audio hardware that take advantage of Apple's smart home platform.

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Apple sold 35 million AirPods in 2018, currently most popular 'hearable' brand

03/15/2019, 10:03 am

Apple sold around 35 million AirPods during 2018, Counterpoint Research estimated on Friday, adding that the company represents the most popular "hearable" brand in the U.S. at the moment.

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Apple says Spotify 'wants all the benefits of a free app without being free'

03/15/2019, 03:03 am

Apple late Thursday issued a statement responding to, and refuting, anti-competition claims leveled by Spotify this week, a rare move for the tech giant who typically refuses to publicly engage competitors lobbing legal accusations.

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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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