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Big Tech CEOs to defend their companies before US Congress by listing compe...

07 July, 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chief executives of four of the world’s largest tech companies, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Apple and Alphabet’s Google, plan to argue in a congressional hearing on antitrust on Wednesday that they face intense competition from each other and from other rivals. The testimony from Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s … Read More

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Over 2,500 games removed from Apple’s China App Store after loophole ...

07 July, 2020 9:15 am 9:15 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – More than 2,500 mobile games were removed from Apple’s China app store in the first week of July, four times as many in the same period in June, after Apple closed a loophole to comply with Chinese licence requirements, data from SensorTower showed. Apple had given publishers of revenue-generating games a … Read More

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Apple modifies app review process, letting developers ‘challenge̵...

06 June, 2020 8:15 am 8:15 am

(Reuters) – Apple Inc said it would let software developers “challenge” the guidelines that govern its app review process and will end its practice of blocking routine bug fixes over minor violations. Apple’s App Store is the only way for developers to distribute their software to consumers’ iPhones and iPads. Apple keeps between 15% and … Read More

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Apple secures deal for Scorsese’s next film starring DiCaprio, De Nir...

05 May, 2020 12:32 pm 12:32 pm

(Reuters) – Apple Inc has secured a deal for Hollywood veteran Martin Scorsese’s next film, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” US media reported on Wednesday, citing sources. “Killers of the Flower Moon” will star Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. It is the second major film that Apple has acquired after “Greyhound,” starring Tom Hanks, … Read More

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Apple-Google contact tracing tech draws interest in 23 countries, some hedg...

05 May, 2020 9:34 am 9:34 am

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google, the companies announced on Wednesday as they released the initial version of their system. But authorities would have to stop requiring phone numbers from users under the companies’ rules, one … Read More

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Apple reopening 25 more US stores, will soon top 100 worldwide

05 May, 2020 9:11 am 9:11 am

(Reuters) – Apple Inc will this week reopen more than 25 of its branded stores in the United States, the company said, continuing a gradual process that has unlocked doors at nearly a fifth of its worldwide retail outlets. The iPhone maker in March shut all its stores outside of Greater China in response to … Read More

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Apple borrows on the cheap to fund buybacks, dividends

05 May, 2020 10:46 am 10:46 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Apple Inc capitalized on the Federal Reserve’s emergency measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak to issue its cheapest bonds in years, making it the latest blue-chip company to do so to fund stock buybacks and dividends. Apple’s offering illustrates how companies with the best credit ratings are boosting shareholder returns … Read More

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Apple reports higher sales as China reopens after coronavirus but gives no ...

05 May, 2020 9:00 am 9:00 am

(Reuters) – Apple Inc reported sales and profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday, with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook saying China sales were “headed in the right direction” as that country reopens from the novel coronavirus. But Cook said it was impossible to forecast overall results for the current quarter because of uncertainty created … Read More

Germany flips on smartphone contact tracing, backs Apple and Google

04 April, 2020 6:29 pm 6:29 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a growing number of other European countries. Chancellery Minister Helge Braun and Health Minister Jens Spahn told the Welt am Sonntag newspaper that … Read More

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Flaw in iPhone, iPads may have allowed hackers to steal data for years

04 April, 2020 8:38 am 8:38 am

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc is planning to fix a flaw that a security firm said may have left more than half a billion iPhones vulnerable to hackers. The bug, which also exists on iPads, was discovered by ZecOps, a San Francisco-based mobile security forensics company, while it was investigating a sophisticated cyberattack against … Read More

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Apple, Google need to show contact tracing will not violate privacy: US sen...

04 April, 2020 10:08 am 10:08 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Smartphone software makers Alphabet’s Google and Apple will have to convince the public that any contact tracing technology to track who has been exposed to the new coronavirus will not lead to a violation of their privacy, Senator Richard Blumenthal said. “Apple and Google have a lot of work to do to … Read More

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Apple pulls out of South by Southwest festival amid coronavirus outbreak

03 March, 2020 2:16 pm 2:16 pm

(Reuters) – Apple Inc is pulling out of this month’s South by Southwest music and tech festival amid the coronavirus outbreak, a company spokesman said on Wednesday. The US death toll from coronavirus infections rose to 11 on Wednesday and California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency amid the nation’s largest outbreak. Facebook Inc … Read More

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Coronavirus infections slow in China as Apple becomes latest business casua...

02 February, 2020 10:24 am 10:24 am

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The number of new coronavirus infections in mainland China fell below 2,000 on Tuesday for the first time since January, although global experts warn it is still too early to say the outbreak is being contained. The economic fallout from the epidemic spread to US technology titan Apple, which warned of iPhone … Read More

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Top Apple iPhone maker Foxconn restarts key China plant with 10% of workers

02 February, 2020 11:13 pm 11:13 pm

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Apple’s biggest iPhone maker Foxconn got approval to resume production at a key plant in China after being forced to shut it following the coronavirus outbreak, but only 10% of the factory’s workforce has managed to return so far, a source told Reuters. Taiwan’s Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker, got … Read More

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Apple to close all China mainland stores due to virus outbreak

02 February, 2020 11:25 am 11:25 am

(Reuters) – Apple Inc on Saturday said it would shut all of its official stores and corporate offices in mainland China until Feb 9. as fears over the coronavirus outbreak mounted and the death toll more than doubled to over 250 from a week ago. “Out of an abundance of caution and based on the … Read More