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January 10, 2018
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Apple forks over another $184M to UK tax authorities after ‘extensive audit’

The world’s most valuable company now has a bit less in the bank after Apple was forced to settle up with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs to the tune of $ 184 million in additional taxes. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 7, 2018
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Law firm that extracted $450M settlement in Apple e-books case is going after company for throttling iPhones

Hagens Berman, the consumer rights law firm that successfully obtained a $ 450 million settlement from Apple over e-book price fixing, once again has the tech giant in its sights, and on Friday filed a class-action lawsuit over the iPhone … Continue reading

December 17, 2017
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Video: iPhone X vs Note 8 – Real World Comparison after 1 month

I started out my smartphone experience right at the launch of the very first Android phone, HTC’s G1 and stuck to that OS until the last couple years. We’ve been comparing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 against the iPhone 8 … Continue reading

December 15, 2017
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Reminder: After 20 years, AIM officially shuts down tomorrow

As originally announced back in October, AIM is officially shutting down tomorrow, December 15th. Largely the pioneer of online messaging, AIM has been around for 20 years, having originally launched all the way back in 1997… more… 9to5Mac

November 27, 2017
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Comments Off on Lowest Price Ever: Apple’s 27-inch iMac 5K for $1,349 after $450 coupon, plus no tax in 48 states & 0% financing

Lowest Price Ever: Apple’s 27-inch iMac 5K for $1,349 after $450 coupon, plus no tax in 48 states & 0% financing

Another Cyber Monday exclusive offer is going on now, with a $ 450 coupon discount on Apple’s Late 2015 27-inch iMac 5K (3.2GHz, 8GB, 1TB HDD, M380). Priced at $ 1,349 while supplies last, this deal offers shoppers the lowest … Continue reading

November 12, 2017
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iPhone X: 8 first impressions after a week with Apple’s new flagship

The iPhone X is entirely new and entirely different. It marks a complete departure from iPhones of previous years. The release of the iPhone X is also the most excited I’ve been about a new iPhone since the iPhone 4. … Continue reading

November 7, 2017
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NYT: Apple shifted offshore cash hoard to Jersey after Ireland shut down [update]

Update: Apple has responded with an extensive statement on its newsroom site. It says corporate tax rate on foreign earnings is 21 percent, and 35 percent on income from overseas investments. It says “no operations or investments were moved from … Continue reading

October 29, 2017
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Apple says ‘working hard’ to get iPhone X orders to iPhone Upgrade Program customers after Citizens One snafu

Apple this weekend is contacting iPhone Upgrade Program customers who stayed up, or woke up, to order an iPhone X early Friday only to find the company’s financial partner, Citizens One, was unable to process loan applications. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

September 5, 2017
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Apple reportedly ends ‘Apple Music Festival’ after 10-year run

Coldplay at the 2014 iTunes Festival Apple is reportedly ending its long-running Apple Music Festival initiative. According to a report from Music Business Worldwide, the company is ending the Apple Music Festival (formerly known as the iTunes Festival) as it … Continue reading

July 7, 2017
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Report: Jawbone shutting down & liquidating its assets after continued struggles

Jawbone, the company behind once popular fitness trackers, is liquidating its assets and shutting down, according to reports from Business Insider and The Information. The death of Jawbone is the latest in the wearable market thanks in large part to … Continue reading

July 4, 2017
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Two years after Beats 1 launch, hosts talk struggles, highlights, and the future

Two years ago last week, Apple officially launched Apple Music to the world as its way of computing with the likes of Spotify, but there was a feature that many thought would be the differentiator: Beats 1. Beats 1 is … Continue reading

April 23, 2017
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Four months after release, are you using Apple’s completely wireless AirPods? [Poll]

Apple’s AirPods first started to arriving to customers just over four months ago and were met with a generally positive response. The highly anticipated completely wireless earbuds were announced alongside the iPhone 7 to make up for the lack of … Continue reading

April 13, 2017
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Comments Off on After suing Apple, Qualcomm loses $816M arbitration case to BlackBerry

After suing Apple, Qualcomm loses $816M arbitration case to BlackBerry

An arbitration panel has awarded BlackBerry a preliminary $ 814.9 million to resolve its claim that it had overpaid patent royalties in its contract with Qualcomm. The specific issue pertains only to Qualcomm’s contract with BlackBerry, but highlights the firm’s … Continue reading

March 29, 2017
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Comments Off on After once calling for a boycott of Apple, President Trump is now using a ‘new iPhone’

After once calling for a boycott of Apple, President Trump is now using a ‘new iPhone’

Over a year ago, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a boycott of all Apple products amid the company’s battle with the FBI over unlocking the San Bernardino iPhone. Fast forward to to present day, however, and President Trump has seemingly rescinded his call … Continue reading