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May 3, 2019
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Apple, tech companies successfully lobby to kill Ontario ‘Right to Repair’ bill

Another ‘Right to Repair’ bill that would have made device producers provide the resources for consumers and third-party repair outfits to fix devices has been put to rest, with intensive lobbying from tech companies including Apple said to be behind … Continue reading

January 9, 2019
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Omron HeartGuide packs blood pressure monitor into a smartwatch, Complete BP monitor features EKG tech from AliveCor

Omron showed off its latest wares at the ShowStoppers event at CES 2019 on Tuesday, including the HeartGuide wearable blood pressure monitor and an at-home BP monitor with EKG technology developed in partnership with AliveCor. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 11, 2018
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Apple among tech companies voicing opposition to new anti-encryption law in Australia

Last week, we reported that Australia had passed a new anti-encryption law that could force Apple and other tech companies to help law enforcement access encrypted messages. TechCrunch reports today, however, that Apple is among a handful of tech companies … Continue reading

November 30, 2018
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Apple’s Cook so far absent from expected guests at White House tech roundtable

The Trump administration is scheduled to host a roundtable next Thursday with some of the most influential CEOs in the technology industry — so far, however, Apple’s Tim Cook isn’t on the list of known attendees. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 7, 2018
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Qualcomm must license modem tech to rivals like Intel, court rules

Denying a motion to delay court proceedings while settlement talks are ongoing, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday issued a preliminary ruling against Qualcomm in the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust lawsuit. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 3, 2018
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Apple, other tech giants sign letter opposing Trump administration’s attempt to define gender

Apple and more than 50 major U.S. companies drafted a letter this week supporting the legal rights of transgender people as the Trump administration reportedly considers narrowing gender definitions. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 28, 2018
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Apple hit with patent infringement suit over iMessage & FaceTime encryption tech

Apple has been hit with another lawsuit today that alleges features such as iMessage and FaceTime infringe on the patents of Finnish company MPH Technologies. As detailed in the suit, MPH apparently tried to license the patents to Apple in … Continue reading

August 24, 2018
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Tech giants meeting today to discuss countermeasures to election disinformation campaigns

More than a dozen tech giants are meeting today to discuss countermeasures for state-sponsored disinformation campaigns on their platforms during the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections … more… 9to5Mac

August 23, 2018
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Apple patent hints at non-invasive glucose monitoring tech for Apple Watch

A patent application published Thursday potentially offers clues into Apple’s rumored non-invasive glucose monitoring solution, diabetes tracking technology considered to be a "holy grail" of medical science. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 7, 2018
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Apple joins ‘The Thread Group,’ opening up the possibility of more advanced HomeKit tech

Apple today has joined the smart home-dedicated group The Thread Group. While Apple’s extent of involvement in the group is unclear at this point, the company is now listed as a “member” on The Thread Group website… more… 9to5Mac

July 27, 2018
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New patent lawsuit targets Apple over voice control tech in Siri- & HomeKit-enabled devices

A fellow Californian company, SpeakWare, on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of violating a U.S. voice control patent. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 2, 2018
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April Fools: get ready for the worst jokes in the tech industry

Every year, several companies–most notoriously Google–float various unfunny, excessively long dad jokes on April Fools Day. But rather than waste your time detailing these latest flat attempts at humor in tech, why not take a moment on April 1 to … Continue reading