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Apple becomes the first corporate to touch $3 trillion market capitalisation

Apple briefly hit a market cap of $3 trillion during intraday trading on Monday, before dropping back under the mark shortly afterwards. Apple broke the barrier when its share price touched $182.86. Apple rose 2.5% on Monday to close at $182.01, just missing closing the trading day at the $3 trillion mark. The milestone is […]

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Insane Tech

United States: Woman alleges stalking after unknown Apple AirTag found stuck to her car

A woman in an East Coast city left a bar, drove away and soon began receiving alerts on her phone. “AirTag Found Moving With You,” a notification on her iPhone said. “The location of this AirTag can be seen by the owner.” Alarmed that someone could be following her, she began checking her purse, coat […]

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India World

Apple places Indian iPhone factory on ‘probation’ citing poor working and living worker conditions

Apple has placed an iPhone factory in southern India “on probation” following protests over food poisoning and living conditions. An audit by Apple found that remote dining rooms and dormitories used by workers did not meet requirements. Around 250 women who worked at the Foxconn plant were affected by food poisoning, with more than 150 […]

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India World

More than 150 employees at iPhone maker Foxconn hospitalised in India, workers protest

More than 150 employees at a Foxconn India factory that makes iPhones for Apple Inc were hospitalised for food poisoning. “There was an outbreak of acute diarrhoeal disease reported among the Foxconn employees,” the statement from the Thiruvallur district administration said. Almost all have now been discharged, the district government said. It said 256 workers […]

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Tech World

Apple sues Israeli spyware firm NSO Group for targeting iPhone users with hacking tool

Apple is suing Israeli spyware firm NSO Group and its parent company for allegedly targeting iPhone users with a hacking tool. NSO’s Pegasus software can infect both iPhones and Android devices, allowing operators to extract messages, photos and emails, record calls and secretly activate microphones and cameras. NSO Group said its tools were made to […]

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Tech World

Apple to let users repair their own devices after regulatory pressure to ease restrictions on fixing products

Apple plans to give customers the ability to repair their own devices amid growing pressure from regulators and consumers around the world for manufacturers to ease restrictions on fixing products. The company on Wednesday announced a new program that will make spare parts for Apple products available to purchase starting early next year. The program, […]

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‘Insensitive’: Apple faces backlash for tweeting about Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival

Apple is facing a backlash on social media for leaving up a tweet about Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival, which many are saying is ‘insensitive’ following the mass casualty event at the concert.The tweet features a 30-second clip of the show, with the caption “See ya on the other side,” and a link to an Apple […]

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Apple unveils new MacBook Pro laptop with M1Pro and M1Max chips

Apple unveiled new MacBook Pro laptop computers powered with its M1Pro and M1Max chips. Apple says the M1 Max chip, with 57 billion transistors, is the most powerful it has ever built. The new chips were announced almost a year after the firm revealed its first Mac computers powered by silicon of its own design. […]

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Tech World

Apple takes down popular Quran app in China

Apple has taken down one of the world’s most popular Quran apps in China, following a request from officials. The deletion of the Quran Majeed app was first noticed by Apple Censorship, a website that monitors apps on Apple’s App Store globally. In a statement from the app’s maker, PDMS, the company said: “According to […]

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Chip shortage may force Apple to cut iPhone 13 production by 10 million units

Apple may slash the number of iPhone 13s it will make this year by up to 10 million because of the shortage of computer chips amid a worldwide supply chain crunch that led the White House to warn that “there will be things that people can’t get” at Christmas. Apple was expected to produce 90 […]

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Apple announces iPhone 13 series, Watch Series 7 and two new iPads

Apple announced the new iPhone 13 series, new version of its wearable Apple Watch and also updated their iPads. iPhone The iPhone 13 comes with a faster A15 chip, a brighter display, and a battery life of up to 2.5 hours longer, and comes in new colours including pink, blue, “midnight starlight” and red. The […]

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Tech World

Apple rushes to patch spyware that infects iPhones and iPads

Apple has issued a software patch to block so-called “zero-click” spyware that could infect iPhones and iPads. Independent researchers identified the flaw, which lets hackers access devices through the iMessage service even if users do not click on a link or file. The problem affects all of the technology giant’s operating systems, the researchers said. […]