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Apple helps draft blockchain rules for Responsible Minerals Initiative

Of the million blockchain-related stories filed over the past few years, relatively few have mentioned Apple, as the company has barely addressed the topic despite plenty of investor speculation. But a new Apple SEC filing today will be of at least mild interest to crypto fans, as the company’s otherwise dry Conflict Minerals Report notes that […]

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Apple Acquires Digital Marketing Startup DataTiger

Apple is prone to acquiring smaller companies as it needs. This time around it’s a startup getting acquired. Bloomberg reports on Thursday that Apple has officially acquired a digital marketing startup called DataTiger. As it stands right now, Apple has not officially announced anything pertaining to the acquisition, but that is pretty standard for the […]

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Apple to Unveil Video Streaming Service on March 25, but it May Launch in the Summer

Apple hasn’t quite announced anything just yet, but the rumor mill has scheduled an event from the company on March 25 anyway. That event is rumored to be centered around new services from Apple. That includes a News subscription service, and it will more than likely also include the upcoming video streaming service as well. […]

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How Is Apple’s Autonomous Vehicle Program Doing, You Ask?

Back in 2015, it was rumored that Apple was sinking significant resources and manpower into an electric vehicle program that also incorporated autonomous driving. But updates on “Project Titan” have been infrequent. Apple takes pains to keep its self-driving program under wraps. There are, however, ways to track its progress. Since Apple tests its vehicles in […]

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Lee Clow, Advertising Legend Behind Apple’s ‘1984’ and ‘Think Different’ Ads, is Retiring

One of the biggest strengths of Apple’s is its marketing efforts, with some of the results being so iconic they’ll last generations. The “Think Different” and “1984” ad campaigns, for instance, will be some of those. Apple has an advertising legend to thank for those advertisements. His name is Lee Clow and he has just […]

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Apple is forced to use Qualcomm chips in older iPhones after German lawsuit

(Reuters) — Apple said Thursday that it will resume selling older iPhone models in its stores in Germany after they were banned last year, but only with chips from Qualcomm, which is in a global legal battle against the Cupertino company. Apple said it had “no choice” but to stop using some chips from Intel […]

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Apple to Sell iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 with Qualcomm Chip to Circumvent Sales Ban in Germany

Apple today announced that it will start selling modified versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 in Germany to circumvent the sales ban imposed on it for infringing Qualcomm patents. To circumvent the ban, Apple will only be selling iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 variants in Germany featuring a Qualcomm modem. It will no […]

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EU proposal targets digital platforms, including Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple

European Union lawmakers reached a broad agreement on new digital platform rules aimed at sharply reducing the power of tech giants. A review of these platforms’ dominance began in Europe last year amid concern that companies such as Google, Facebook, Apple, and Amazon wield too much control over the buying and selling of goods and […]

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Pirates hijack Apple’s enterprise certificates to put hacked apps on iPhones

(Reuters) — Software pirates have hijacked technology designed by Apple to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and other popular apps on iPhones, Reuters has found. Illicit software distributors such as TutuApp, Panda Helper, AppValley and TweakBox have found ways to use digital certificates to get access to a program Apple […]

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Apple Revokes Enterprise Certificate of Publishers Sharing Pirated Versions of Spotify, Pokemon Go, More

Apple continues the cleanup of the apps being distributed through its developer certificate program. After taking down porn and illegal gambling apps, Apple is now taking down pirated version of popular apps that was being distributed through its enterprise certificate. Software distributors like TutuApp, Panda Help, AppValley, and TweakBox managed to get access to Apple’s […]

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