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Qualcomm seeks $31 mn in damages from Apple

Qualcomm seeks $31 mn in damages from Apple

San Francisco: Chip-maker Qualcomm is seeking nearly $31 million in damages from Apple for violating its intellectual property rights. The ongoing trial in a US court is focused on three Qualcomm technology patents, which the company claims Apple used without permission on its iPhones, CNET reported on Friday. “The figure[Read More…]

Apple tops global wearables market, Xiaomi 2nd: IDC

Apple tops global wearables market, Xiaomi 2nd: IDC

San Francisco: Apple continued to rule the global wearables market with 10.4 million Apple Watches among 16.2 million devices shipped in the Q4 2018, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Wednesday. The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 31.4 per cent during the fourth quarter, reaching a new high[Read More…]

Facebook, Apple, Twitter face EU probes for violating GDPR

Facebook, Apple, Twitter face EU probes for violating GDPR

San Francisco: Facebook is facing 10 probes for violating the European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) over data breaches and users’ privacy across its platforms. In its first annual report after GDPR came into practice on May 25, 2018, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) opened 15[Read More…]

Apple fires 190 employees from self-driving car project: Report

San Francisco: Apple has reportedly confirmed it is firing 190 employees from its ambitious self-driving car project called Titan. According to a report in San Francisco Chronicle late Wednesday, the Cupertino-based company has laid off mostly engineers, including 38 engineering programme managers, 33 hardware engineers, 31 product design engineers and[Read More…]

We do not want to be elitist company: Apple COO

San Francisco: Apple does not want to be known as an elitist company any more owing to the high iPhone costs and wants to become a brand accessible to all, company COO Jeff Williams has said. Apple has already begun reducing the price of the iPhone for third-party distributors in[Read More…]

Apple suspends another spyware app from App Store

Apple expected to refresh iPad, MacBook Pro line-up: Report

San Francisco: Apple is expected to refresh its offerings in iPad, MacBook Pro, monitors and iPhones even as the company has been bearing heavy losses in 2019, according to famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. “Kuo says that the 2019 iPhone models will retain the 6.5-inch, 5.8-inch and 6.1-inch screen sizes[Read More…]

Huawei involved in stealing Apple trade secrets: Report

Huawei involved in stealing Apple trade secrets: Report

San Francisco: Chinese tech giant Huawei has been involved in “a pattern of dubious tactics” to steal technology from its rivals, particularly Apple’s China-based suppliers, The Information has claimed. While the theft of trade secrets is nothing new among technology firms, the new allegations against Huawei represent “a more brazen[Read More…]

Apple appoints new retail head to ramp up iPhone sales

San Francisco, In an effort to ramp up slow iPhone sales amid sluggish smartphone market, Apple on Wednesday appointed a new head of global retail and online stores. Deirdre O’Brien will take over as Senior Vice President of Retail and People, reporting to CEO Tim Cook, the company said in[Read More…]

Samsung, Apple top 2 semiconductor chip buyers in 2018

Samsung, Apple top 2 semiconductor chip buyers in 2018

Mumbai, Apple and Samsung Electronics were the top two semiconductor chip buyers in 2018, representing 17.9 per cent of the global market, a Gartner report said on Monday. This is a 1.6 per cent decrease compared with the previous year. The top 10 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) increased their share[Read More…]

Apple to celebrate February as ‘Heart Month’

San Francisco, Apple marks February as “Heart Month” during which the company will educate people about their heart health and bring an “Activity Challenge” for Apple Watch users. “Apple will host ‘Heart Health with Apple’ sessions in Apple Stores in New York, Chicago and San Francisco with celebrity fitness trainer[Read More…]

Apple paid $120 billion to app developers since 2008

According to the Cupertino-based iPhone maker, app developers earned more than a quarter of that money in the past year alone. “The App Store is the new digital main street, and creative developers are tapping into the vast potential of the global app economy,” said Esther Hare, Apple’s Senior Director,[Read More…]

Apple rushes to fix FaceTime 'eavesdropping' bug

Apple rushes to fix FaceTime ‘eavesdropping’ bug

In some cases the target iPhone would send video, probably without the receiver’s knowledge, the BBC reported. The flaw, first revealed by the 9to5Mac blog, appears to occur when both users are running version 12.1 of Apple’s mobile operating system, or newer. Apple said it has developed a fix and[Read More…]

Microsoft Office is now available on Apple's Mac App Store

Microsoft Office is now available on Apple’s Mac App Store

The debut of the Microsoft Office in Apple Store came a little bit later than what Apple first announced at its Worldwide Developers Conference last year, when the Cupertino, California-based tech firm promised the Microsoft Office package would be available by the end of 2018. Apple said users can purchase[Read More…]

Is Apple's self-driving car dream over?

Is Apple’s self-driving car dream over?

San Francisco: The race to dominate the first driving business without human drivers is stiffer than ever and Apple’s dream of autonomous car project has been pushed back as it sent out over 200 employees from its electric car project codenamed “Titan” to different parts of the company on Thursday.[Read More…]

Apple asks iPhone users to share best photos

Apple asks iPhone users to share best photos

San Francisco, Apple has kicked off its iPhone photo competition, asking users to submit the most stunning images captured on iPhones. From January 22 to February 7, Apple is looking for outstanding photographs for its “Shot on iPhone Challenge”. A panel of judges will review worldwide submissions and select 10[Read More…]

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