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August 24, 2019
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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 … Continue reading

August 24, 2019
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Apple, Samsung slapped with class action over handset RF emissions

That was fast. Two days after a Chicago Tribune investigation found many contemporary mobile phones, including late-model iPhones, do not comply with radio frequency emissions standards, Apple and Samsung are being sued over alleged damages and problems related to RF … Continue reading

August 20, 2019
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Apple sued over 2016 leg injury caused by alleged MacBook battery issue

A lawsuit has been filed against Apple accusing it of selling a faulty MacBook and charger, one which allegedly overheated and caused permanent burn marks to her leg in 2016, with the filing occurring on the third anniversary of the … Continue reading

July 24, 2019
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Facebook fined $5B by FTC over Cambridge Analytica scandal charges

The Federal Trade Commission confirmed on Wednesday it has agreed to a settlement by Facebook for violating consumer privacy in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, with the social network paying a $ 5 billion penalty and agreeing to new restrictions. AppleInsider … Continue reading

July 18, 2019
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Qualcomm may face second EU antitrust fine over price fight with Icera

Already coping with a $ 1.1 billion ruling from 2018, Apple modem supplier Qualcomm is reportedly facing a second fine from the European Commission — this time over its price war with Icera, later absorbed into Nvidia. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

May 25, 2019
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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 … Continue reading

May 10, 2019
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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 … Continue reading

May 7, 2019
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Apple hit with second class action complaint over iPhone 7 ‘Loop Disease’

Apple on Monday was hit with a second class action complaint targeting the so-called "Loop Disease" audio chip issue, a problem known to manifest in some iPhone 7 units after prolonged use. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 6, 2019
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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 … Continue reading

May 3, 2019
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US DOJ requests hearing on remedies in Qualcomm antitrust case, cites concern over 5G rollout

The U.S. Department of Justice in a filing on Thursday preemptively requested a hearing on potential remedies should Qualcomm be found liable in an antitrust case leveled by the Federal Trade Commission. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 3, 2019
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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. … Continue reading

March 13, 2019
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Spotify accuses Apple of anti-competitive practices in Europe over App Store restrictions

Music streaming company Spotify has filed a complaint with the European Commission claiming that Apple takes more money than it should be entitled to, isn’t providing information on customers to vendors, and is unfairly limiting third-party access to technologies such … Continue reading

February 28, 2019
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Analyst: The ‘worst’ is over for iPhone sales as price cuts help Apple in China

UBS analyst Timothy Arcuri is out with a new investor note taking a look at Apple’s performance as we enter the month of March. In the note, obtained by Business Insider, UBS outlines why it believes the “worst of the … Continue reading