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    • Russia opens antitrust probe into Apple

      Russia opens antitrust probe into Apple

      The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) said in a statement earlier this week that it had initiated a case against Apple over its abuse of its dominant position in the market of iOS applications, responding to a complaint by Kaspersky Lab cybersecurity provider.

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    • Apple, Google accused of ‘massive music piracy’

      Apple, Google accused of ‘massive music piracy’

      Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Pandora are all being sued by the estate of Harold Arlen, the composer of Over the Rainbow and many other classic songs. According to the 148-page lawsuit, the tech companies are being accused of being involved in a ‘massive music piracy operation,’ which involves over 6,000 pirated recordings. 

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    • Apple, Qualcomm at each other's throats

      Apple, Qualcomm at each other's throats

      Apple and Qualcomm have spent almost two years locked in an intense legal fight, suing one another across the globe, claiming monopolistic practices, patent infringement, and even theft. And while the Federal Trade Commission trial in January was just a dress rehearsal, on Monday the real showdown for the two companies started.

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    • Apple enters credit card industry

      Apple enters credit card industry

      You might want to forget about Apple's TV+ and ignore Apple News+, as well. The real big news surrounding the tech giant as its splash into the lucrative credit card industry - a bold move for Apple that no other media giant has sought, even Google and Samsung, two companies that also have robust mobile payment systems.

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    • Google quits dependency on third-party chipmakers

      Google quits dependency on third-party chipmakers

      Google is reportedly stepping up its efforts to design its own in-house smartphone and data center chips by building a new team of engineers dedicated to the project in Bengaluru, an up-and-coming semiconductor site in the capital of the south Indian state of Karnataka. According to Reuters, over the past several months, Google has hired a bunch of chip engeneers to join the new 'gChips division' and currently the team includes at least 16 engineers and four recruiters, all poached from companies like Broadcom, Intel, NVIDIA, and Qualcomm. The team, however is expected to continue to increase in headcount.

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    • Apple, Aetna team up on health tracking app

      Apple, Aetna team up on health tracking app

      Apple and insurance giant Aetna announced they are launching together an "one-of-a-kind" iPhone and Apple Watch health-tracking app that provides users with personalised activity goals and suggests healthy behaviors, such as sleeping or eating better. The app, dubbed Attain, can also nudge you to get your flu shot or take medication. In return, those who complete Attain's suggested health actions and goals can earn rewards.

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    • iPhone XI to power a laptop

      iPhone XI to power a laptop

      Apple has already begun work on its next high-end smartphone that will offer us a number of changes in design and hardware and one of the most interesting features, which developers are reportedly experimenting with is reportedly the ability of the iPhone XI to power larger devices such as laptops.

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    • Apple replaced 11m iPhone batteries in 2018

      Apple replaced 11m iPhone batteries in 2018

      Last year was quite controversial for Apple as it had to face many issues. The last quarter was related to court conflicts with Qualcomm, which are expected to continue and take full effect in 2019. In addition, the company had to confess that weak iPhone sales would bring financial losses worth more than $9bn. To make things worse, the beginning of each calendar year is traditionally a weak period in the smartphone market, so we have every reason to expect that the situation will recur in 2019 and Apple's iPhone sales will suffer even more losses.

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