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Former US spies used iPhone hack tool on dissidents, on behalf of UAE

01/30/2019, 09:01 am

Using a tool known as "Karma," a team of former U.S. intelligence operatives working for the United Arab Emirates broke into the iPhones of activists, diplomats, and even foreign leaders, a report said on Wednesday.

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Apple compares iOS updates to kitchen renovations in motion to dismiss iPhone slowdown lawsuit

01/30/2019, 08:01 am

Apple cannot be liable for slowing down iPhones via iOS updates, according to a motion to dismiss a lawsuit concerning efforts to prolong an iPhone's battery life by reducing its performance, with the company arguing the suit is the equivalent of suing a building contractor for upgrading a kitchen.

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Apple Music subscribers don't have to buy Wi-Fi to listen on American Airlines

01/30/2019, 08:01 am

Starting on February 1, if you want to listen to Apple Music on American Airlines, you don't have to buy Wi-Fi to do so.

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Qualcomm versus US FTC 'no license, no chips' antitrust trial wraps up

01/30/2019, 07:01 am

The United States Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm have both presented closing arguments over the contentious 'no license no chips' policy -- and the ultimate ruling will alter the trajectory of Apple's legal battle with the chip manufacturer.

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Apple shipped 66 million iPhones in fiscal Q1 2019, estimates Strategy Analytics

01/29/2019, 07:01 pm

Strategy Analytics estimates Apple's iPhone shipments during the October-December quarter to be around 66 million, a sharp decline from the previous year.

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Cook confirms iPhone upgrades are on the decline as users 'hang on' to hardware for longer periods

01/29/2019, 06:01 pm

During Apple's quarterly financial results call, CEO Tim Cook reported that iPhone sales are down in part because of existing users who were on subsidized contracts are now finding unbundled prices too expensive.

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Apple says 900M iPhones in the wild, 1.4B active devices total at end of December

01/29/2019, 06:01 pm

In its quarterly results call on Tuesday Apple revealed that there are more than 900 million iPhones in its install base, forming the lion's share of active devices.

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Apple's Q1 figures show precipitous 26.7 percent revenue drop in China

01/29/2019, 05:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday detailed what CEO Tim Cook only hinted at earlier this month, acknowledging a 26.7 percent drop in its December-quarter Chinese revenues.

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Apple to lower iPhone pricing in key markets after sluggish December quarter

01/29/2019, 05:01 pm

Following the release of Apple's earnings report on Tuesday, CEO Tim Cook revealed the company is planning price changes for iPhones overseas to goose sales of the device after sluggish sales in China and other regions during the important holiday quarter.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2018 earnings report and conference call

01/29/2019, 04:01 pm

Following the publication of its first fiscal quarter of 2019 results, encompassing the holiday season, Apple provided additional detail surrounding the decline of sales in China, as well as more information about the Services business in an earnings conference call.

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Casper enters smarthome gear with iPhone-connected Glow bedside lamp

01/29/2019, 10:01 am

Casper, until now known for its mattresses, on Tuesday launched the Glow -- a bedside sleep light with its own gesture and iPhone controls.

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Fortnite gains controller support on iPhone and iPad with latest update

01/29/2019, 08:01 am

Epic on Tuesday released an update to its popular battle royale-focused shooter Fortnite, adding support for third-party gamepads on iPhones and iPads.

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Soderbergh returns to iPhone filmography with 'High Flying Bird'

01/28/2019, 11:01 pm

Steven Soderbergh is back behind the iPhone for his latest film, this time for Netflix. The first trailer for "High Flying Bird," a film shot entirely on trio of iPhones was just released.

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Group FaceTime exploit lets callers listen in on recipient's audio before accepting call [u: fix coming]

01/28/2019, 07:01 pm

Until a bug in iOS 12.1 or later is fixed, an exploit allows a FaceTime Video caller to hear the audio, and potentially see video, from the recipient's iPhone without the call even being picked up.

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Apple posts video shot on 32 iPhone XRs, plus behind-the-scenes footage

01/28/2019, 04:01 pm

In a departure from its usual advertising style, Apple on Monday posted a new video to YouTube called "Full Circle," which showcasing some of the wilder video possibilities of the iPhone XR.

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Samsung seeks to buy Corephotonics, firm suing Apple over iPhone camera tech

01/28/2019, 03:01 pm

Samsung is reportedly nearing a deal to acquire Israeli firm Corephotonics, a firm specializing in smartphone camera technology that's currently embroiled in a legal battle with Apple.

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Apple updates App Store rules to prevent tricking users into subscriptions

01/28/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple is alerting developers to updated App Store rules and Human Interface Guidelines, spelling out what's acceptable when it comes to selling in-app subscriptions.

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Apple has paid out $120 billion to developers since 2008

01/28/2019, 01:01 pm

In the inaugural session of Apple's Entrepreneur Camp, the company has announced that it has doled out $120 billion to developers since the App Store launched in 2008.

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Apple spent $60 billion with 9,000 American manufacturers in 2018 alone

01/28/2019, 11:01 am

Apple is heralding its commitment to American companies, and has detailed its involvement with manufacturers, plus its role in expanding businesses that supply components for the iPhone and Mac.

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What to expect from Apple's holiday quarter results on Tuesday

01/28/2019, 10:01 am

Anxiety is mounting over Apple's December-quarter financial results, which will be officially revealed on Tuesday following a $5 billion-plus revenue downgrade to $84 billion earlier this month. Here's what some analysts are predicting.

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