GlobalCoin, Facebook’s second attempt at a digital currency, to launch in 2020

We first learned last year that Facebook was working on developing its own cryptocurrency, GlobalCoin, and it’s today reported that the social network is aiming to launch it at some point next year. Facebook has already consulted both the US Treasury and the Bank of England about its plans … more… The post GlobalCoin, Facebook’s […]

Apple’s second store in Taiwan will open soon in the Xinyi District of Taipei

In Taipei, Apple is putting the finishing touches on its second official Taiwanese retail store. After opening its first location on the island in 2017 at Taipei 101, Apple is expanding outdoors with an open pavilion at street level in the Xinyi District of Taipei. Overnight, promotional graphics were installed on the building teasing its […]

Qualcomm dealt early blow in second ITC action against Apple

Qualcomm’s second U.S. International Trade Commission complaint against Apple is not going as planned. Staff for the agency this week issued a recommendation that found none of the chipmaker’s remaining patents-in-suit infringed, adding that an iPhone import ban would adversely impact the cellular modem market. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Second class action suit surrounding Apple’s throttling of iPhones with depleted batteries launches

Just hours after the first class action suit was launched against Apple alleging harm by the company’s actions to keep iPhones functional in the case of a chemically depleted battery, a quintet of filers in have also launched their own in Chicago. AppleInsider – Frontpage News