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Apple says Samsung illegally won patent reversal

The Samsung vs. Apple patent war has been raging for years now, but it took an interesting twist recently when a three-judge panel in federal appeals court reversed a $ 120 million jury verdict in favor of Apple. The reason it’s interesting? Because, according to Apple at least, doing so was a violation of the U.S. […]

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Apple says the FBI never had a case to begin with

The Justice Department may have dropped its suit against Apple after successfully gaining access to the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, but according to Apple the case should never have been brought to begin with. In a statement, Apple doubles-down on its beliefs about the importance of user privacy. Check out the […]

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Apple’s handled its PR wrong in FBI standoff, says Steve Jobs’ ex-publicist

Apple hasn’t done enough to publicly present its side of the current privacy standoff with the FBI, concerning whether or not it should build an iPhone backdoor, claims Andrea “Andy” Cunningham, Steve Jobs’ former publicist. “I think [Steve] would’ve spent more time framing the issue for the [public] than I think [Apple under Tim Cook has] […]

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Apple says Android Marshmallow is as squidgy as its name suggests

It seems there is little that Apple enjoys more than poking Google with a big stick, and the company’s been at it again, reminding everyone that just 2 percent of devices running Android are updated to the latest Marshmallow release. During its big iPhone and iPad event this morning, Apple trotted out execs to peddle its […]

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Apple says it ‘pays every cent’ it owes in E.U. tax

Apple has spoken up about the European Union investigation into its Irish tax affairs, telling a panel of E.U. investigators that it pays “every cent of tax” it owes in the country, and that it gets no advantage whatsoever compared with other companies. “We don’t feel that there has been state aid involved and I suppose […]

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Ive says Apple Watch is a fashion system, not a product

Apple Watch was never designed to be a singular product, according to Jony Ive, but a whole fashionable system in its own right. Not just in a functional sense, either, as part of an Apple tech ecosystem. In an interview with Mashable’s Christina Warren, Ive points out the form that enriches the Apple Watch function. […]

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Counterterrorism expert says FBI isn’t being honest about iPhone hacking

The guy that warned George Bush about an imminent al-Qaida attack before 9/11 is taking Apple’s side in the company’s fight against the FBI over whether it can be compelled to break into the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone. Richard Clarke, who served as the senior counterterrorism official in the US for nine years, sat down […]

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Robert F. Kennedy’s optimism lives on at Apple, Tim Cook says

Tim Cook accepted the Ripple of Hope Award in New York last night. During his speech at the the benefit for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, the Apple CEO touched on a number of world issues, from protections for the LGBT community, to the Syrian refugee criss. Cook also cited […]

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Coding is the next level of literacy, says Apple software boss

Teaching your kids how to code is pretty much as important as teaching them to write, according to Apple’s senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, in an interview promoting the company’s Hour of Code project. Apple is turning all of its retail locations into coding centers for kids this week. The classes will offer […]

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Who says a car charger needs to look boring?

Lust List: Ribbn car charger by Tylt Simple, elegant and fun, the Ribbn car charger is no-muss, no-fuss. Offering up 4.8 amps, Tylt’s little Lightning charger plugs into a standard cigarette lighter socket and adds a bit of bright-blue bling to your car’s interior. It also comes in basic black, if you want to keep […]

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