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Amazon, Google, Apple remove right-leaning social media network Parler

Parler, an alternative social media platform, favored by right wingers was removed from Amazon Web Services on Sunday effectively kicking it off the public internet. Earlier, Apple and Google stores banned the application for failing to remove hateful content. Parler styles itself as “unbiased” social media and has proved popular with people banned from Twitter. […]

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Business World

Apple and Hyundai are discussing an electric car partnership

The stock price of Hyundai shot up by more than 20% after reports of a tie-up with Apple in the electric-car segment surfaced. The South Korean car company initially said it was in the “early stage” of talks with the iPhone maker about a possible electric car partnership. But hours later it backtracked and said […]

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Elon Musk offered to sell Tesla to Apple for 1/10 of its value around 2017

Billionaire Elon Musk has revealed that he approached Apple Inc’s Tim Cook to see whether Apple was interested in buying Tesla, but the CEO refused to take his meeting. Musk said he approached Cook when the company was in serious financial trouble, and worth one tenth of its current value. ‘During the darkest days of […]

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Business India

iPhone Factory Violence: Apple puts Taiwanese contract manufacturer on probation over lapses in payment of wages to workers

Apple Inc has placed supplier Wistron Corp on probation, saying on Saturday it would not award the Taiwanese contract manufacturer new business until it addressed the way workers were treated at its southern India plant. Early findings of an Apple audit in the wake of violence at the Wistron plant in India’s Karnataka state showed […]

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Insane

Delivery executive steals 14 iPhone 12 Pro Max to live the life of his dreams

A delivery executive in China stole 14 units of iPhone 12 Pro Max. The price of these phones is estimated to be CNY 180,000 or USD$ 27,421. Tang was given the job of delivering iPhone 12 Pro Max from a company called Meituan-Dianping. The iPhone units had to be delivered to an Apple Authorised Reseller. […]

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Insane

Man who sold his KIDNEY to buy iPhone 4 and iPad2 in 2011 is bedridden and needs dialysis to survive

Every time Apple Inc launches a new product, jokes and memes about selling kidney to purchase their products reappear. But now this joke has turned into a reality. A man in China in 2011 got his kidney removed to buy an iPhone 4 and an iPad2. The man named Wang Shangkun was 17 in 2011. […]

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Apple asked to pay $503 million for infringing software

A Texas jury decided that Apple should pay US$ 503 million for infringing virtual private network technology patented by software security firm VirnetX. The legal battle between Apple and Nevada-based VirnetX involved data transmission security in devices such as iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, according to court documents. “We thank the jury for their time […]

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iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Max, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Mini tipped to launch on October 13

The new Apple iPhone 12 launch date, variants, and storage configurations were revealed by tipster Jon Prosser. The upcoming iPhone models are expected to be launched at an event on October 13. Interestingly, the tipster claims. Prosser confirmed the launch of iPhone 12 mini, claiming that it is the final marketing name. The ‘mini’ moniker first […]

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Tech

Apple launches its online store in India

Apple launched its online store in India. As expected, the complete range of Apple’s products and services are available in the online shop, and that includes the iPhone line-up, the Mac computing device line-up, the iPad series, Apple Watch, Apple AirPods family, HomePod smart speaker and more. There are category specific offers lined-up as well, […]

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Apple to launch its online store in India on September 23

Apple Inc to launch its online store in India on September 23, the iPhone maker said on Friday, coinciding with the country’s holiday season that brings some of the biggest sales for retailers every year. Apple sells its products in India through third-party vendors and e-commerce operators such as Amazon.com Inc’s Indian unit and Walmart […]

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Apple compensates with two new iPads, Watches after ditching annual iPhone launch

Apple tried to compensate for any disappointment by giving its fans several new devices to play with while they wait for a new 5G iPhone. On a virtual product launch on Tuesday, the company announced  latest versions of its Apple Watch and iPad, as well as a new subscription bundle that combines several of its […]

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US Customs seizes 2,000 OnePlus Buds thinking they’re counterfeit AirPods

US Customs and Border Protection posted a photo claiming to have captured “counterfeit AirPods,” but the picture shared clearly showed them to be OnePlus Buds. The department proudly announced a few days ago that it had seized 2,000 counterfeit Apple AirPods, sent to New York’s JFK Airport from Hong Kong. “If the merchandise were genuine,” […]