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Apple Store armed robberies & 'Find My iPhone' solves crimes on the Apple crime blotter

05/26/2019, 08:05 am

Find My iPhone catches more thieves, Amazon employees are caught stealing Apple Watches, and armed robberies at Apple stores in Arizona. All this and more on this week's Apple crime blotter.

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Editorial: Apple Card invites you to join a premium, private club

05/25/2019, 02:05 pm

To enable Apple Card purchases at merchants that don't yet accept Apple Pay, the company designed its own physical credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs and MasterCard, associating the Apple brand with a new set of "digital-first" credit features. It also features unique iOS app functionality with a strong focus on the privacy of your data.

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Tim Cook promotes 'Chronicles of San Francisco' exhibit and iOS app

05/25/2019, 12:05 pm

Apple's Cook has extolled a "moving masterpiece" by artist JR which is a mural depicting around 1,200 people filmed in San Francisco. The exhibition is accompanied by an exquisite iPhone app.

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2019 iPhones again predicted to have three-lens camera, 2020 to have full screen Touch ID

05/24/2019, 10:05 am

Apple could bring back Touch ID along with 5G support in the 2020 iPhone, Barclays analysts predict, with a recent fact-finding trip to meet supply chain firms resulting in expectations about the 2019 iPhones that doesn't seem to suggest anything majorly different from other speculation attempts.

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Fresh App Store monopoly lawsuit arrives after US Supreme Court ruling

05/23/2019, 05:05 pm

Taking advantage of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, a new class action lawsuit accuses Apple of artificially inflating App Store prices through a claimed monopoly on iOS app distribution.

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New US bill would ban loot boxes in games for people under 18

05/23/2019, 03:05 pm

Moving forward as promised, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri formally introduced a bill on Thursday that would halt sales of gaming loot boxes to people under 18.

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What to expect at the 2019 WWDC from iOS 13 and watchOS 6

05/23/2019, 02:05 pm

It's going to be a big year for iOS and that's not just wishful thinking, that's based entirely on what we know is coming. Here's what the evidence says Apple is bringing to our iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watches.

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US Senate greenlights anti-robocalling bill to combat 'daily deluge'

05/23/2019, 01:05 pm

The U.S. Senate voted 97 to 1 on Thursday to move forward with the TRACED Act, intended to fight a surge of robocalls, in some cases harassing people multiple times per day.

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Apple's 2019 iPhone models listed in Eurasian regulatory filings

05/23/2019, 05:05 am

Eleven model numbers relating to new iPhones, and their variations such as geographical or storage capacity, have now appeared in the Eurasian Economic Commission's listings, far ahead of their expected September launch.

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Man pleads guilty to trafficking counterfeit iPhones in Oregon return scam

05/22/2019, 05:05 pm

A Chinese student pleaded guilty in Oregon on Wednesday to one count of trafficking counterfeit iPhones, which he used to dupe Apple into giving him real units for sale in China.

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Apple could take a 29% earnings bite if China threatened retaliatory ban

05/22/2019, 10:05 am

Though there's no sign of such action on the horizon, a Chinese ban on Apple business would decimate the company, knocking 29% percent off earnings, according to a Goldman Sachs analyst.

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Apple 'more upfront' with consumers following 'batterygate' affair says UK regulator

05/22/2019, 09:05 am

Apple will be "clearer and more upfront" with iPhone users concerning the smartphone's battery health and performance, a UK competition regulator has advised, following talks with the company over how it throttled battery performance in older iPhone models in 2017.

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Chinese diplomat attacks Apple & Trump over Huawei - using an iPhone

05/22/2019, 09:05 am

A Chinese diplomat, normally a vocal backer of government policies, was recently caught using Twitter for iPhone to defend Huawei and attack Apple and U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Savant rolls out HomeKit support including circuit breaker control

05/21/2019, 01:05 pm

Smarthome brand Savant on Tuesday announced Apple HomeKit support across multiple products, including its Circuit Breaker Companion Module, claimed to be the first-ever HomeKit product to control breakers.

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iOS exploit closed in iOS 12.2 let websites use motion sensors to 'fingerprint' devices

05/21/2019, 11:05 am

Though already patched on iPhones and iPads, University of Cambridge researchers say they've developed a hacking technique that can "fingerprint" a person by way of motion sensors.

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Improvements to Apple News in iOS 12.3 & macOS 10.14.5 are just the beginning

05/21/2019, 09:05 am

Apple is now highlighting new features that allow publishers to put content in front of willing subscribers with more ease, and the company also says that hundreds of people are working away to make the service even better.

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Tado ships updated Smart AC Control with native HomeKit

05/21/2019, 08:05 am

Germany's Tado on Tuesday launched an updated Smart AC Control in Europe, offering native support for Apple's HomeKit.

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Apple's iCloud and iTunes targeted in patent infringement suit

05/20/2019, 04:05 pm

An Irish business, Data Scape Limited, has launched a Texas lawsuit against Apple accusing it of violating a data sync patent by way of iCloud, iTunes and the devices those services run on.

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US Justice Department likely to block Sprint & T-Mobile merger

05/20/2019, 04:05 pm

Only hours after FCC chairman Ajit Pai expressed his support for Sprint and T-Mobile's proposed merger, the U.S. Justice Department was reported to be against the deal over antitrust concerns.

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FCC chairman says he'll recommend Sprint & T-Mobile merger

05/20/2019, 10:05 am

U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai said he'll recommend approving a proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, following a series of promises the carriers made for their $26.5 billion deal.

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