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May 12, 2019
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Editorial: Can Apple News+ kill ‘fake news’ and save journalism?

Apple’s News+ subscription service threatens to kill the open web’s surveillance advertising clickbait model of fake news engagement to save journalism. Why would Apple want or care to do that? Here’s a look. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 3, 2019
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Apple, tech companies successfully lobby to kill Ontario ‘Right to Repair’ bill

Another ‘Right to Repair’ bill that would have made device producers provide the resources for consumers and third-party repair outfits to fix devices has been put to rest, with intensive lobbying from tech companies including Apple said to be behind … Continue reading

April 30, 2018
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2018 iPhones may kill 3.5mm adapter two years after headphone jack, iPhone X estimates drop

Barclays is out today with two analyst notes on Apple. Mark Moskowitz has lowered iPhone X estimates again, while Blayne Curtis predicts Apple may stop bundling the Lightning to 3.5mm headphone adapter with iPhones in the future. more… 9to5Mac

December 12, 2016
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Verizon turns down Note 7 ‘kill’ update as Apple rejects ‘Samsung Pay Mini’ at App Store

Verizon won’t be joining other U.S. carriers in pushing out a "kill" update for the fire-prone and now defunct Samsung Galaxy Note 7, according to an announcement. In the meantime, Apple has allegedly rejected a "Samsung Pay Mini" app at … Continue reading

August 7, 2015
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Verizon to kill subsidies, launch simpler data plans from August 13

Verizon will launch brand new, simpler data plans and kill subsidies as expected from August 13. Today, the company introduced a set of plans which will require customers to pay for their smartphones in monthly installments, or buy them outright, … Continue reading