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May 1, 2019
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Apple allegedly lobbied against another right to repair bill citing consumer safety concerns

A new report tonight from Motherboard claims that an Apple spokesperson lobbied against California’s latest right to repair legislation by talking up consumer safety risks to lawmakers, an approach the company has used multiple times before. more… The post Apple … Continue reading

January 20, 2019
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FTC reportedly planning ‘record-setting’ fine against Facebook for mishandling user data

Following a report last weekend that Germany was planning to punish Facebook, a report from The Washington Post now says the Federal Trade Commission in the U.S. is planning “record-setting” fines against the social media giant. The report cites three … Continue reading

January 3, 2019
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Comments Off on Law firm explores class action against Apple for potential securities fraud, cites recent earnings cut

Law firm explores class action against Apple for potential securities fraud, cites recent earnings cut

Self-professed "nationally acclaimed investor rights law firm" Bernstein Liebhard on Wednesday said it is investigating allegations of potential securities fraud violations on behalf of Apple shareholders, noting the company’s recent earnings forecast cut runs counter to comments made on the … Continue reading

September 19, 2018
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Qualcomm dealt early blow in second ITC action against Apple

Qualcomm’s second U.S. International Trade Commission complaint against Apple is not going as planned. Staff for the agency this week issued a recommendation that found none of the chipmaker’s remaining patents-in-suit infringed, adding that an iPhone import ban would adversely … Continue reading

July 14, 2018
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2018 MacBook Pro keyboards include silicone membrane, might protect against key failure

Apple is advertising the new MacBooks as having an updated, "quieter" keyboard, but has said little about the new design. A teardown of the hardware on Friday, however, reveals a new silicone membrane encases each key that potentially serves as … Continue reading

January 6, 2018
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Comments Off on Firm that won $450M iBooks pricing case against Apple files class action lawsuit over iPhone throttling

Firm that won $450M iBooks pricing case against Apple files class action lawsuit over iPhone throttling

Despite its apology and cheaper battery replacement pricing, Apple is still facing scrutiny for how it slows down older iPhones in conjunction with battery wear. Joining the growing number of cases against Apple, consumer-rights law firm Hagens Berman has filed … Continue reading

December 23, 2017
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Apple hit with sanctions in the FTC’s case against Qualcomm

As its legal battle with Apple drags on, Qualcomm also is also in the middle of battling the Federal Trade Commission in a separate case. Making things all the more complicated, a judge on Friday ordered sanctions against Apple in … Continue reading

September 5, 2017
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Boston Red Sox caught using Apple Watch to steal signs in games against the Yankees & others

A new detailed report from The New York Times says that the Boston Red Sox have been using Apple Watches to steal signs. It all began about two weeks ago when the general manager of the New York Yankees, Brian … Continue reading

July 26, 2017
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Apple’s Tim Cook speaks out against President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Wednesday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers, joining other tech executives like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Twitter’s own Jack Dorsey. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 20, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 update protects against ‘Broadpwn’ Wi-Fi exploit

Apple’s iOS 10.3.3 update protects against ‘Broadpwn’ Wi-Fi exploit

The iOS 10.3.3 update Apple released on Wednesday reportedly closes a critical Wi-fi vulnerability, known as Broadpwn, that was patched for Android devices earlier this month. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 2, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple Watch latest target in Uniloc’s quickly growing legal barrage against Apple

Apple Watch latest target in Uniloc’s quickly growing legal barrage against Apple

Notorious non-practicing entity Uniloc continued its legal attack against Apple on Friday with a new filing claiming infringement of three related patents covering motion tracking, or more specifically technology applicable to fitness devices like Apple Watch. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 13, 2017
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Comments Off on FTC says antitrust suit against Qualcomm should continue, Samsung concurs

FTC says antitrust suit against Qualcomm should continue, Samsung concurs

Responding to Qualcomm’s recent bid to dismiss a U.S. Federal Trade Commission antitrust lawsuit concerning chip licensing practices, the governmental trade body in a court filing on Friday called the company a monopoly and said the case should proceed. AppleInsider … Continue reading

March 15, 2017
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Report: DOJ to issue indictments on Wednesday against suspects involved in Yahoo data breach

According to a reports from Bloomberg and Reuters, the U.S. Justice Department plans to announce indictments on Wednesday against suspects involved in one the Yahoo data breaches. The indictments come after Yahoo suffered two massive hacks, one affecting 500 million users and another … Continue reading

February 23, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple speaks out against Trump’s recent decision on transgender rights for students

Apple speaks out against Trump’s recent decision on transgender rights for students

Apple this evening has voiced opposition towards President Trump’s recent ruling to roll back protections for transgender kids in schools. This isn’t the first time Apple has spoken out against a decision from Trump, having previously distanced itself from the administration’s travel … Continue reading