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Judge tosses lawsuit against Apple over Meltdown & Spectre vulnerabilities in iPhone & iPad processors

01/04/2019, 03:01 pm

A U.S. District Judge has dismissed a class action lawsuit brought against Apple for its handling of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities in ARM-based processors, which the plaintiffs blamed for slowing down iPhones, iPads, and other products with A-series chips.

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Editorial: Apple's iPhone strategy is bad for investors, good for consumers

01/04/2019, 12:01 pm

There has been much drama over Apple's stock prices lately, with the latest being the swing because of slowing iPhone sales in Greater China. While a lot of what Apple has done leading to this point isn't great for investors, it is pretty good for consumers.

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FTC's antitrust case against Qualcomm heads to trial amid Chinese & German iPhone bans

01/04/2019, 10:01 am

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission's antitrust case against Qualcomm is going to trial on Friday, the outcome of which could have serious repercussions for Apple's global legal war with the chipmaker.

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Apple pulls iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 from sale in Germany as part of sales ban

01/04/2019, 09:01 am

Apple has withdrawn the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 from sale from its online store and retail outlets in Germany, one day after Qualcomm posted its $1.52 billion security bond required by a Munich court to enforce the countrywide ban.

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Huawei punishes staff with pay cuts for marketing tweet sent via iPhone

01/04/2019, 09:01 am

Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has issued harsh punishments to two of its staff in the aftermath of New Year's Day marketing tweet sent out with the label "via Twitter for iPhone."

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Chinese anti-counterfeit alliance demands Apple respect iPhone sales ban from Chinese court

01/04/2019, 08:01 am

Apple needs to respect the decision of a court banning the sale of some iPhone models in China, a Chinese anti-counterfeit alliance declared on Thursday, alleging subsidiaries affected by the order are seemingly ignoring the demand relating to a Qualcomm patent infringement case.

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Security researcher who claimed discovery of Face ID bypass cancels Black Hat presentation

01/03/2019, 06:01 pm

A China-based security researcher has withdrawn a presentation on what was advertised as a workable Face ID hack from the prestigious Black Hat Asia conference after his employer, Ant Financial, called the talk "misleading."

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Here's how to get started with your new Apple Watch

01/03/2019, 01:01 pm

If you've just a new Apple Watch -- especially if you're upgrading from an older one -- start here. This is what you need to know, what steps you'll go through, and what choices you have to make as you set up a new Apple Watch.

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Apple's guidance correction in China would be great news from Samsung

01/03/2019, 01:01 pm

While Apple's critics are scrambling to portray its restatement of guidance as some sort of evidence of a "lack of innovation" or "pricing that's too high," the reality is that it's simply evidence that President Trump's tariff war on China has hurt a key Apple market. Apple has never been better positioned-- and its competition is now performing so badly that any one of them would love to be in Apple's shoes.

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Analysts pile on Apple following revenue guidance miss

01/03/2019, 11:01 am

Since Apple revised its revenue guidance on Wednesday, analysts have been quick to jump on the news with their opinions on the lower-than-expected iPhone sales and reduced revenues primarily from the Chinese market. AppleInsider rounds up a number of the statements made by the commentators.

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Qualcomm posts $1.52B bond to enforce German ban on some iPhones

01/03/2019, 11:01 am

Qualcomm on Thursday announced that it posted a security bond of 1.34 billion euros, about $1.52 billion, moving ahead with a German ban on the iPhone 7 and 8.

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Apple Watch & iPhone used in escape from flipped, sinking car

01/03/2019, 09:01 am

A Florida woman is lucky to be alive after her car flipped into a marsh by a Tampa highway, apparently saved by a combination of her Apple Watch, iPhone, and Google Maps.

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Cook talks slumping iPhone sales in interview, to reportedly hold 'all-hands' meeting with Apple employees

01/03/2019, 01:01 am

After issuing an earnings forecast correction on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down to discuss the anticipated revenue dip and a range of related topics including rising diplomatic tensions between the U.S. and China.

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Apple lowers holiday quarter guidance on lower than expected iPhone sales

01/02/2019, 05:01 pm

In a surprise move, Apple on Wednesday revised down revenue guidance for its current December quarter, with CEO Tim Cook blaming the performance on lower than expected iPhone sales.

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iOS 12 being adopted by iPhone and iPad users at a quicker rate than iOS 11

01/02/2019, 03:01 pm

Released in September, iOS 12 is now on 78 percent of all iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches shipped in the past four years, Apple said in updated stats for developers.

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How to set up VIP Mail contacts on your iPhone or iPad in iOS 12

01/02/2019, 01:01 pm

One of the perks of Apple's native Mail app in iOS 12 is the ability to create a "VIP" mailbox, gathering messages from your most important contacts as a way of cutting through the noise.

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Review: Zens Dual + Watch wireless Qi charger is great, but still no AirPower

01/02/2019, 11:01 am

Zens has done a great job moving us towards the ultimate wireless multi-charger with the new Dual + Watch, but it still lacks one feature we'd love to see.

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USB Type-C protocol similar to MFi finalized, could block low-quality chargers

01/02/2019, 11:01 am

Future USB-C devices will confirm the authenticity of connected peripherals, which could lead to future iPhones, iPads, and Macs only accepting fully-compliant chargers and rejecting hazardous devices.

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iPads & iPhone XR lead in Christmas activations, helping XR catch up to XS in market share

01/02/2019, 10:01 am

iPad activations surged the most among all phones and tablets during the Christmas holiday, dominating the top four spots -- fifth place being taken by another Apple product, the iPhone XR, according to new analytics data.

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Huawei celebrates Nikkei iPhone Ban by posting 2019 greeting from an iPhone

01/02/2019, 10:01 am

Just days after Nikkei Asian Review contrived the story that 20 Chinese firms were supposedly supporting Huawei in a boycott of Apple's iPhones, Huawei itself tweeted out an official New Years' greeting-- from an iPhone.

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