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European Union charges Apple for breaking competition rules on the App Store

Apple was charged with breaking EU competition rules over the way it runs its App Store. European Commission anti-trust regulator Margrethe Vestager tweeted that “consumers are losing out”. It relates to charges brought two years ago by music streaming app Spotify which claimed that Apple was stifling innovation in that industry. Apple faces a large […]

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Apple launches tracker AirTag; upgrades iMac, iPad Pro, Apple TV

On Tuesday, Apple upgraded its product line up. The company announced its first significant update to the iconic iMac desktop computer in recent years, it also showcased a new iPad Pro with 5G and unveiled its much-anticipated tracker tile, the AirTag. The tech giant showcased an increased number of products with its own in-house developed […]

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Brazil fines Apple $2 million for not including charging adapter with iPhone 12 series

Tech giant Apple has been fined $2 million in Brazil for not including chargers with the iPhone 12 series. Procon-SP, a Brazilian consumer protection regulator fined Apple for “misleading advertising, selling a device without the charger and unfair terms.” The agency last year questioned Apple saying that the iPhone maker didn’t demonstrate the environmental gain […]

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Apple discontinues the pricy $4,999 iMac pro

Apple is no longer making the iMac Pro, once the most-powerful computer the company offered. For those looking to get their hands on the all-in-one-Mac, they can still do so for a limited time. The $4,999 standard model can still be purchased on Apple’s website, but only while supplies last. Once existing inventory runs out, […]

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Man sues Apple after his iPhone X exploded in his pocket, causing second-degree burns

An Australian man is suing Apple after an iPhone X exploded in his pocket, causing second-degree burns. Melbourne-based Robert De Rose claims that he has reported the issue to Apple but has received no response from the tech giant. De Rose wants to get compensated for the injury and the loss he faced due to […]

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Woman receives Apple flavoured drink instead of Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max ordered online

A woman in China ordered an Apple iPhone but ended up receiving an apple-flavoured drink instead. The Shanghai woman with surname Liu reportedly received a bottle of apple-flavoured yogurt drink inside the box of an iPhone 12 Pro Max (256 GB) which she had ordered online. Liu had paid USD $1,500 for the Apple product. […]

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Apple warns of magnets in iPhone 12 interfering with pacemakers

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices, including pacemakers. In a notice published on Apple’s support page Saturday, the company expanded upon previously issued safety information, warning users that iPhones contain magnets and radios that emit electromagnetic fields, both of which “may interfere” with medical devices such as implanted pacemakers […]

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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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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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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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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. […]