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June 8, 2018
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Startup seeks $200,000 from Apple over ‘stolen’ Shortcuts app icon

Apple’s iOS 12 operating system, unveiled earlier this week, is already the target of a $ 200,000 legal overture alleging the design of the tech giant’s new Shortcuts app icon was cribbed from the logo of tech startup Shift. AppleInsider … Continue reading

June 4, 2018
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Third class action lawsuit over MBP keyboard alleges ‘fraudulent concealment’

If there’s ever a problem with an Apple product, a class action lawsuit is sure to follow – and it’s rarely just one. We’ve already seen two filed over alleged design defects in the butterfly keyboard used in the 12-inch MacBook … Continue reading

May 8, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple agrees to settlement in shareholder derivative complaint over e-book antitrust case

Apple agrees to settlement in shareholder derivative complaint over e-book antitrust case

More than two years after Apple was forced to pay out $ 450 million to resolve an e-books antitrust case, the company is looking to close the book on the long-running debacle, and on Monday informed shareholders that it has … Continue reading

April 25, 2018
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Comments Off on Startup offering $3 million to anyone who can hand over zero-day exploits for iOS or macOS

Startup offering $3 million to anyone who can hand over zero-day exploits for iOS or macOS

Crowdfense, a startup company based out of the United Arab Emirates is offering up to $ 3 million for anyone who can offer a zero-day exploit on macOS, iOS, Android or Windows. more… 9to5Mac

April 7, 2018
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Apple hit with patent infringement lawsuit over the Apple Watch’s heart rate technology

As detailed in a new report from Axios, Apple is facing a lawsuit from Michigan-based Omni MedSci over the Apple Watch. The company, a technology started focused on “near-infrared and mid-infrared broadband lasers,” alleges that the heart rate technology in … Continue reading

March 31, 2018
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Comments Off on Japan Display seeks over $500M in bid to secure next-gen LCD iPhone orders

Japan Display seeks over $500M in bid to secure next-gen LCD iPhone orders

In a rush to retain Apple as a smartphone display customer, Japan Display on Friday said it plans to raise more than $ 500 million that will be put towards manufacturing LCD panels for a next-generation iPhone. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

March 5, 2018
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Comments Off on Amazon flaw costs Apple accessory maker nearly $100k as counterfeiter takes over legitimate listing

Amazon flaw costs Apple accessory maker nearly $100k as counterfeiter takes over legitimate listing

Amazon has come under fire in the past for its lackluster approach to handling counterfeit products. Now, the online retailer is facing a broader problem, with counterfeiters going as far as to take over a company’s legitimate product listing… more… … Continue reading

February 28, 2018
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Activists call for boycott of Apple and Amazon over National Rifle Association streaming app

Following a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., gun control activists are calling for a 24-hour boycott of Apple and Amazon as the two companies host the National Rifle Association’s NRAtv channel on their respective … Continue reading

February 3, 2018
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DOJ: Chinese counterfeiter pocketed over $1M smuggling fake iPhones & iPads into the US

The United States Department of Justice announced today that a Chinese national living in the United States has pleaded guilty for his role in smuggling and distributing counterfeit iPhones and iPads from China into the United Staes… more… 9to5Mac

January 20, 2018
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South Korean prosecutors probe Apple over iPhone slowdowns

A day after a South Korean consumer group filed a complaint against Apple over the company’s handling of iPhone battery issues, prosecutors on Friday said they have launched a probe to determine whether the iPhone slowdown debacle amounts to planned … Continue reading

January 10, 2018
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U.S. government questions Apple over iPhone slowdown debacle

Following revelations that the French government opened an investigation into Apple’s decision to throttle the performance of older iPhones with deteriorated batteries, a U.S. senator on Tuesday sent a letter to CEO Tim Cook requesting details about the hardware policy. … Continue reading

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 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