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Netflix admits to throttling video speeds on AT&T and Verizon

AT&T and Verizon usually get all the blame when it comes to throttling mobile data speeds, but in the case of Netflix, the service has revealed that it is to blame for lowering the video quality on mobile streaming videos. Netflix says it has been limiting video speaks on AT&T, Verizon, and most other wireless […]

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Gene Munster admits he got Apple all wrong (again)

Hit-and-miss Apple analyst Gene Munster has admitted he couldn’t have been more wrong about the likely customer uptake of Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program, the $ 32+ per month scheme designed to get new iPhones into the hands of people willing to pay a monthly fee to Apple. The Piper Jaffray analyst — renowned for telling us that an Apple […]

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Woz admits Steve Jobs wasn’t always a nice guy

Steve Jobs will be remembered as much for his negative personality traits as for his marketing genius, says Steve Wozniak in a new featurette for the upcoming Steve Jobs movie. The Woz waxes nostalgic about his friend and co-founder of Apple as his interview is interspersed with scenes and quotes from the movie are Woz’s […]

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Apple admits the Watch doesn’t work well with tattoos

Apple has issued a statement on its website confirming that rumors about a so-called “tattoogate” are accurate. Reports that the Apple Watch ran into problems when being worn by a person with dark tattoos cropped up earlier this week, when… Read more ›

AT&T admits to insider breach of personal information

AT&T has a confirmed that it suffered a data breach back in August, carried out by one of its own employees. The now-former employee accessed personal information relating to an unspecified number of users (thought to be in the region… Read more ›

Foxconn Admits It Forced Student Interns To Work Illegal Shift Patterns

Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that assembles almost all of Apple’s most popular devices, has admitted that it has forced student interns to work illegal shift patterns. Thousands of students from the Xi’an Institute of Technology were made to work overtime and night shifts at the plant in violation of company policies. And if they refused to […]

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Qualcomm Eats Its Words, Admits Apple’s 64-Bit A7 Chip Is The Future

Do you remember when a representative for mobile chip maker Qualcomm said that Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip was a “marketing gimmick?” It seemed pretty laughable even at the time. At some point, Qualcomm is going to start releasing 64-bit chips, at which point they’d have to eat these words. Well, Qualcomm didn’t bother waiting to […]

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Steve Ballmer Admits Microsoft’s iPad-Killer Is A Flop

The man, the myth, the sweaty legend: Steve BallmerIt’s been no secret that Microsoft’s would-be iPad-killer has been a complete disappointment, but now its ever-optimistic CEO, Steve Ballmer, is admitting to employees that the Surface is a flop. Ballmer held a ‘rally the troops’ event on Microsoft campus yesterday where they go over the company’s quarterly earnings and boost morale, but according to […]

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Nokia CEO Admits Samsung Scared Company Away From Android

nokia-lumia-900-windows-phoneNokia’s decision to only make Windows smartphones has been heavily scrutinized ever since CEO Stephen Elop made the announcement in 2011. Why go with Microsoft’s new platform when Android was already better established? In a recent interview Elop revealed the reason Nokia didn’t switch to Android was because they felt it was going to get […]

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Nokia CEO Admits Samsung Scared Company Away From Android

nokia-lumia-900-windows-phoneNokia’s decision to only make Windows smartphones has been heavily scrutinized ever since CEO Stephen Elop made the announcement in 2011. Why go with Microsoft’s new platform when Android was already better established? In a recent interview Elop revealed the reason Nokia didn’t switch to Android was because they felt it was going to get […]

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