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April 11, 2018
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Apple names Oliver Schusser as head of Apple Music division as the service now surpasses 40 million subscribers

The last we heard, Apple Music had surpassed 38 million subscribers back in March. Now we’re hearing that the service has now surpassed 40 million subscribers. That’s 2 million subscribers in just about a month. more… 9to5Mac

August 29, 2017
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Tim Cook offloads more than $43 million in AAPL stock

Apple CEO Tim Cook has sold some $ 43 million worth of Apple stock according to filings made with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Cook sold 268,623 restricted stock units, some of which were performance based and others … Continue reading

June 15, 2017
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Apple Music rival Spotify tops 140 million free & paid subscribers

Keeping ahead of Apple in on-demand streaming, Spotify on Thursday revealed that it has over 140 million active users worldwide, including both Premium customers and people on its free ad-supported tier. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 22, 2017
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Instagram hits 1 million monthly active advertisers, planning booking feature for businesses

Instagram has steadily been introducing new features to its photo and video sharing service, and that appears to be paying off. TechCrunch reports that Instagram has shared it now has 1 million monthly active advertisers, up from half that in September and just … Continue reading

March 8, 2017
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ZTE agrees to pay $892 million for violating US sanctions, wiping out 2 years of profits

Chinese phone maker ZTE has agreed to plead guilty on charges of violating U.S. sanctions restricting the sale of American technology to Iran and North Korea, and lying about it to investigators. It will pay $ 892 million in fees, … Continue reading

March 7, 2017
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Nine Years of Apple’s iOS SDK generated $60 billion, 1.4 million jobs

Nine years ago, Apple released its first Software Development Kit for iOS, enabling third parties to build native apps for iPhone and iPod touch for sale in the iTunes App Store. The program has since generated over $ 60 billion … Continue reading

October 1, 2016
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Apple Ordered to Pay $302 Million in Damages to VirnetX in Patent Retrial

Apple has been ordered to pay more than $302 million in damages for using VirnetX Holding Corp’s patented internet security technology in its FaceTime platform without permission. According to a Reuters report filed late on Friday, the verdict was handed … Continue reading

October 1, 2016
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Zero-Day Acquisition Platform Triples iOS 10 Bug Bounty to $1.5 Million

Exploit acquisition platform Zerodium has increased its reward for a successful jailbreak of iOS 10 to $1.5 million, far surpassing Apple’s recent payout offer for discovering and reporting vulnerabilities in its software. Late last year, Zerodium briefly offered and paid … Continue reading

September 23, 2016
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At Least 500 Million Yahoo Accounts Hacked in Late 2014

Yahoo today confirmed that “at least” 500 million Yahoo accounts were compromised in an attack in late 2014, leaking customer information like names, email addresses, telephone numbers, birthdates, hashed passwords, and both encrypted and unencrypted security questions and answers. Yahoo … Continue reading

July 9, 2016
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Apple Pays $25 Million in Settlement Over Cover Flow, Time Machine Patents

Apple will pay $25 million to settle a patent lawsuit with Network-1 Technologies’ subsidiary Mirror World Technologies and license its patents, the companies announced today. The patent (No. 6,006,227) dates back to 1999, covering a system that stores documents in a stream … Continue reading

March 17, 2016
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Apple Watch Predicted to Capture 50% Market Share in 2016 on 14 Million Sales

While the Apple Watch captured an impressive 75.5 percent share of the smartwatch market through its launch quarter last year, market research firm IDC predicts that watchOS will gradually cede market share to competing platforms such as Android Wear, Tizen, … Continue reading

February 4, 2016
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Apple Ordered to Pay $625 Million in VirnetX Patent Dispute

Apple was today found guilty of willfully infringing on four patents in an ongoing dispute with VirnetX and has been ordered to pay $625 million in damages, reports CNBC. The patents in question relate to virtual private networking (VPN) protocols … Continue reading

January 11, 2016
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Apple Music Now Has Over 10 Million Subscribers After Just 6 Months

Apple Music has surpassed 10 million subscribers across iOS, Mac, PC, Android and Apple TV in just six months, a milestone that took its largest rival Spotify around six years to accomplish, Financial Times reported on Sunday. Apple Music, which … Continue reading

January 5, 2016
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Brain Training App ‘Lumosity’ to Pay $2 Million to Settle Deceptive Advertising Charges

Lumos Labs, the company behind the Lumosity app that promises to “challenge your brain” using a daily training program of cognitive games, will pay out $2 million to settle deceptive advertising charges brought against it by the United States Federal … Continue reading

October 23, 2015
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Pandora to pay $90 million in settling royalties lawsuit over pre-1972 recordings

Pandora has reached a $ 90 million settlement with record labels over royalties from pre-1972 recordings, which were under contention because they don’t fall under U.S. federal copyright protections. AppleInsider – Frontpage News