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December 2, 2018
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Judge officially sets Apple v Qualcomm trial date as Apple lawyer refutes possibility of settlement

Earlier this week, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf made headlines when he said his company was “on the doorstep of a resolution” with Apple, implying a settlement was possible. Now, an Apple attorney is refuting that notion, saying the two companies “are … Continue reading

August 31, 2018
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Apple’s request for a new trial in patent case with VirnetX denied by judge

Apple’s request for a new trial in its never-ending legal battle with VirnetX has been denied. Apple had asked for a new trial as part of the patent battle, and while it won’t get that trial, there’s still the possibility … Continue reading

May 17, 2018
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Comments Off on Original Mac designer Susan Kare takes stand in Apple v. Samsung trial

Original Mac designer Susan Kare takes stand in Apple v. Samsung trial

Two Apple expert witnesses took the stand in the recently restarted Apple v. Samsung patent trial on Wednesday, with lawyers on each side disputing how Samsung should pay for infringing on three Apple design patents. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 23, 2017
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Singapore government to trial Apple Pay for public transport in 2018

A small number of commuters in Singapore will soon be able to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for train and bus rides, as the country’s Land Transit Authority plans to launch a pilot program involving Apple Pay … Continue reading

July 22, 2017
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Verizon Wireless confirms it throttled Netflix streams as part of traffic optimization trial

Verizon Wireless has been throttling video feeds from Netflix over the course of this week, with the carrier claiming it is part of a temporary trial of system to optimize traffic from video streaming services without impacting quality, though customer … Continue reading

May 22, 2017
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Apple seemingly stops offering free three-month Apple Music trial in select countries

One of the headlining aspects of Apple Music when it launched in 2015 was its three-month free trial, allowing users a lengthy amount of time to try the service before agreeing to subscribe. This week, however, Apple has seemingly stopped offering … Continue reading

August 21, 2015
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Samsung Launches Free Trial Program for iPhone Users

Samsung today launched a new promotion called Ultimate Test Drive, a program designed to get iPhone users to switch away from their Apple devices to Samsung ones (via Engadget). The Test Drive coincides with the launch of Samsung’s newest devices, … Continue reading

June 25, 2015
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Apple Paying 0.2 Cents for Each Song Streamed Free During Apple Music Trial Period

Apple will pay record labels 0.2 cents for each song that customers stream for free during the three-month Apple Music free trial, reports The New York Times. The rate is similar to what Spotify pays out for songs accessed through … Continue reading

June 22, 2015
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Apple will now pay rights holders during Apple Music trial period, Eddy Cue says

Following widespread outcry over its policy of not compensating rights holders for streams during Apple Music’s three-month free trial, Apple software and services chief Eddy Cue said late Sunday that the company has reversed course and will indeed pay royalties … Continue reading

June 21, 2015
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Taylor Swift Criticizes Apple Music’s Free Trial in Open Letter

A couple days ago BuzzFeed reported that Taylor Swift’s new album, “1989”, would not be available to stream on Apple Music, denying the service of one of the best-selling albums of the last two years. Today, Swift penned an open … Continue reading

June 6, 2015
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Upcoming ‘Apple Music’ Streaming Service to Include Three-Month Free Trial

Ahead of the introduction of Apple’s new streaming music platform, Financial Times has shared some key details about the service, confirming it will be called simply “Apple Music.” With the launch of the service, Apple will be largely abandoning its … Continue reading