Tag Archive: Claims


Apple Sued By Breaking Bad Fans Over False Season Pass Claims

Breaking-Bad-Season-5Apple has been targeted by a class action lawsuit for falsely advertising a Season Pass for the final season of Breaking Bad. The season was split into two parts, but those who purchased a Season Pass were angered when they discovered that the eight episodes included in the second part were not included, and that they would have […]

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Apple Sending Team To China Factory To Investigate Recent Worker Abuse Claims

06subiPhone-articleLargeThis morning a report from China Labor Watch accused a factory in Apple’s supply chain for a number of worker abuse violations. Instead of Foxconn or Pegatron, the factory in question was Jabil, a smaller Apple supplier in the Wuxi province. The undercover investigation found that Jabil was enforcing mandatory overtime beyond the legal limit, poor training, […]

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Security Researcher Claims His Findings Were Behind Apple’s Dev Center Closure

Screen Shot 2013-07-22 at 15.27.11Apple’s Dev Center mysteriously went down for several days last week, and the Cupertino company revealed over the weekend that “an intruder attempted to secure personal information of our registered developers.” The site was closed immediately so that the potential for further threats could be eliminated. It looked like Apple’s website had been hacked by […]

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Yelp Refutes Media Claims Of Impropriety In Its Restaurant Listing Service

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In a blog post today, aimed squarely at reports in both the Washington Post and the LA Times, Yelp’s Vice President of Communications Vince Sollitto refutes any claim of wrongdoing or pressure to advertise in exchange for hiding poor user reviews.

Sollitto points to a third-party, ongoing study by Harvard and Yale professors that hasn’t shown a connection between advertising and Yelps proprietary filtering algorithms. He also notes that  [Read More…]

Yelp Refutes Media Claims Of Impropriety In Its Restaurant Listing Service

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In a blog post today, aimed squarely at reports in both the Washington Post and the LA Times, Yelp’s Vice President of Communications Vince Sollitto refutes any claim of wrongdoing or pressure to advertise in exchange for hiding poor user reviews.

Sollitto points to a third-party, ongoing study by Harvard and Yale professors that hasn’t shown a connection between advertising and Yelps proprietary filtering algorithms. He also notes that  [Read More…]

Yelp Refutes Media Claims Of Impropriety In Its Restaurant Listing Service

yelp

In a blog post today, aimed squarely at reports in both the Washington Post and the LA Times, Yelp’s Vice President of Communications Vince Sollitto refutes any claim of wrongdoing or pressure to advertise in exchange for hiding poor user reviews.

Sollitto points to a third-party, ongoing study by Harvard and Yale professors that hasn’t shown a connection between advertising and Yelps proprietary filtering algorithms. He also notes that  [Read More…]

Fandango Claims 71 Percent Of Star Trek: Into Darkness Ticket Sales, 32 Percent From Mobile Users

Guys, where did *you* get your tickets?

Guys, where did *you* get your tickets?

Seriously, have you gotten your tickets, yet? Star Trek: Into Darkness is coming this weekend, and it looks like the entire US is heading tot he theater to see it, en masse.

Fandango is having a good run of it, claiming that 71 percent of the pre-release ticket sales are coming through it’s very convenient service, with 32 percent  [Read More…]

Bulllsh*t Rumor Claims Apple Could Be Looking To Replace Tim Cook

Going nowhere.

Going nowhere.

I’ve been writing for Cult of Mac for almost three years now, and in that time I’ve covered some pretty farfetched Apple rumors. But the latest from Forbes comes with a whole new level of crazy.

“Some Wall Street sources close to some Apple executives” say the Cupertino company could be searching for a replacement for Tim Cook, it claims, before suggesting Cook could turn Apple into another Hewlett-Packard or JC Penney  [Read More…]

Apple Will Definitely Release Cheaper iPhone In 2013, Claims Another Analyst

We're beginning to move out of analysts' predictions and into actual intel about Apple's 2013 pipeline.

Even though we have yet to see some truly credible evidence to support the countless claims that Apple will release a cheaper iPhone sometime in 2013, that’s not stopping another analyst from jumping on the cheap-iPhone train.

Analyst Brian White, at Topeka Capital, released a report this morning claiming that his research supports the claim that Apple  [Read More…]

Whoops! Apple’s Website Claims The New iPad Is Thinner Than A Penny [Image]

Every time Apple introduces a new product they love to compare it to a common object that shows just how magically small it is. The MacBook Air fits inside an envelope. The iPod Classic is the size of a deck of cards. The iPad mini is thinner than a pencil. And the 4th generation iPad with Retina display is thinner than a penny! Wait, what?

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