Senators pile on Goldman Sachs over alleged Apple Card bias, bank to offer shared household credit line

Democratic senator and U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday chided Apple Card financial partner Goldman Sachs over the firm’s response to claims that its algorithms introduce a credit limit bias against women. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Trump orders companies to ‘start looking for an alternative to China,’ AAPL falls over 4%

President Trump sent a series of tweets on Friday afternoon addressing the relationship between the United States and China. The president ordered that U.S. companies “immediately start looking for an alternative to China,” which sent Apple stock down by over 4 percent. more… The post Trump orders companies to ‘start looking for an alternative to […]

Apple facing class action lawsuit over alleged iTunes & Apple Music data sale

Residents of Rhode Island and Michigan lead the suit, which maintains that Apple profits unjustly by releasing what users play in iTunes and on Apple Music to other companies, and also allowing third-party app developers direct access to what tracks are in users’ iTunes library. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Functioning Apple-1 and accessories going up for auction this month, could fetch over $600,000

Another Apple-1 is set to hit the auction block later this month. The Apple-1 be available through Christie’s auction house from May 16th through May 23rd, and is expected to fetch as much as $ 630,000. more… The post Functioning Apple-1 and accessories going up for auction this month, could fetch over $ 600,000 appeared […]

EU to launch formal competition inquiry into Apple over Spotify’s complaints

In March, we covered Spotify’s It’s time to play fair campaign where the company laid out reasons it felt Apple wasn’t playing fair. Like most services, Apple obligates Spotify to pay a 30% cut in order to use in-app purchases when signing up new subscribers (it drops to 15% in year two of the subscription). […]

ACLU files complaint over US border control’s intense ‘interrogation’ of Apple employee

A new complaint filed by the American Civil Liberties Union alleges that border control officers violated an Apple employee’s constitutional rights when he was returning from a business trip to Sweden. The ACLU detailed the situation in a full complaint. more… The post ACLU files complaint over US border control’s intense ‘interrogation’ of Apple employee […]