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Apple reaches deal with Samsung to buy OLED iPhone displays

Samsung: you can’t live with ’em, you can’t make iPhones without ’em, a new report reveals. Apple has reportedly brokered a deal with its long-time South Korean “frenemy” to provide OLED panels for a future iPhone, scheduled to ship in 2017. According to the alleged terms of the deal, Samsung Display will supply in the region of 100 […]

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Apple hits a home run with deal to bring iPad Pro to MLB dugouts

Apple has signed a multi-year deal with Major League Baseball that will give an iPad Pro to coaching staff — so that they can easily access performance data, weigh up possible pitcher-hitter matchups, analyze where a player is likely to hit the ball, and even look up videos from previous games. “We’re not just replacing […]

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Apple’s cloud deal with Google could be worth $600 million

Apple may be hopping into bed with long-time tech giant frenemy Google, migrating part of its iCloud business over from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Google’s Cloud Platform. Apple will reportedly pay Google between $ 400 and $ 600 million as part of the deal, which could be around twice the estimated amount Google’s cloud business did in total […]

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Apple expected to bid on Thursday Night Football streaming deal

The NFL is looking for a new partner to host Thursday Night Football, and it appears that Apple may be gunning to make an interception from Yahoo and Google. Traditional networks like CBS, ESPN, Fox, and NBC were all informed by the NFL that it is ready to accept bid for broadcasting rights to its […]

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Apple has crucial deal in place to bring Apple Pay to China

Apple has come to a preliminary agreement with China UnionPay to introduce Apple Pay in China through UnionPay’s point-of-sales network. The deal — which builds on this week’s report that Apple Pay will be coming to China by February 2016 — will help UnionPay and Chinese banks to fend off third-party payment services like those belonging to Alibaba and […]

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Germany investigating Apple’s audiobook deal with Amazon

Apple’s just gotten to the end of its long and convoluted eBooks antitrust case, and now Germany’s Federal Cartel Office is reportedly investigating the company’s agreement with Amazon for purchasing audiobooks. Apple and Amazon are said to have a long-term agreement in place for purchasing audio books from Amazon’s Audible company to distribute via the […]

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E.U. regulators will decide if Apple’s Irish tax deal is illegal by Christmas

Apple’s tax practices in Europe have been the subject of investigation for some time now. However, European Union regulators say they’ll finally have a conclusion as to the question of whether Apple benefited from “illegal tax sweeteners” by the end of this year. According to Ireland’s finance minister Michael Noonan, the decision will be announced, “between […]

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L.A. schools to receive $6.4m from botched iPad deal

The long-running disaster that was the L.A. Unified School District scheme to provide iPads to every student, teacher and campus administrator is apparently over — with Apple among the companies agreeing to pay out a $ 6.4 million settlement. The tentative payout is hopefully the last phase in an aborted $ 1.3-billion plan for the second-largest district […]

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T-Mobile outdoes Verizon with new family deal

T-Mobile introduced a new family plan that’s directly targeting Verizon Wireless and isn’t shying away from it. The new plan, which offers 10GB of 4G LTE data to each family member plus unlimited talk and text starting at $ 100 per… Read more ›

Save over 25% on the iPhone cable that’s wrapped in a full metal jacket [Deal]

Amateur hour is over — it’s time for an iPhone cable that means business. Avoid the fray, the tangles, the scuffed up grossness that is the stock iPhone cable after just a few weeks of regular use by stepping up… Read more ›