Friday, 19 October 2018

Tag Archives: Apple Inc

Apple iPhones get bigger and pricier, Watch turns to health

LONDON: Apple Inc introduced its largest-ever iPhone and a watch that detects heart problems in an attempt to get customers to upgrade to more expensive devices in the face of stagnant global demand for smartphones. The relatively small changes to its lineup, following last year’s overhauled iPhone X, were widely expected ...

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Trump tells Apple to make products in US to avoid China tariffs

WASHINGTON: US President Trump tweeted that Apple Inc should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports, Reuters reported. The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices for a “wide range” of Apple products, including ...

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Apple becomes first company to hit $1 trillion milestone

LONDON: Apple Inc became the first $1 trillion publicly listed US company on Thursday, crowning a decade-long rise fueled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. The tech company’s stock jumped 2.8 per cent to ...

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Apple launch $300 Million Fund for China Clean Energy

SHANGHAI: Apple Inc will launch a $300 million clean energy fund in China, the firm said in a statement on Friday, working with its suppliers to invest in renewable energy projects that could power close to 1 million homes in the country. China’s government has made cutting pollution a key ...

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Apple to make 20% fewer new model iPhones this year

Apple Inc expects to ship 80 million new model iPhones this year, down 20 percent from what it had planned at the same time last year, Japanese financial daily Nikkei reported, citing industry sources. The California-based firm has asked suppliers to make about 20 percent fewer components for the three ...

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iPhones may come with USB Type-C fast charger

LONDON: Apple iPhones coming in 2018 could come with one major update. A report from ChargerLab claims that Apple iPhones that are expected to launch in September will ship with an 18-watt USB Type-C Lightning fast charger. This will not only facilitate faster charging but also enable faster data transfer. ...

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Qualcomm lawsuit aims to ban iPhone sales in China

BEIJING: In an effort to continue to charge Apple for the use of its patents in mainland China, Qualcomm has filed lawsuits against the company with the end goal of stopping the production and sale of iPhones in China. The suits were filed by the mobile chip manufacturer in an ...

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Amazon Must Pay $295 Million in Back Taxes, EU Says

BRUSSELS: Amazon has to pay $295 million in back taxes to Luxembourg, the European Union ordered Wednesday, in its latest attempt to tighten the screws on multinationals it says are avoiding taxes through sweetheart deals with individual EU states. Margrethe Vestager, the EU official in charge of antitrust issues, also ...

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iPhone X reported facing delays due to 3D sensors

LONDON: Apple Inc is facing production delays to its top-of-the-line iPhone X due to problems with the 3D sensor manufacturing process, according to a series of news reports. Makers of the components, used in facial recognition, are struggling to reach adequate production levels, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper reported Sept 26, citing ...

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Judge orders Amazon refunds for children’s in-app purchases

NEW YORK: Thursday directed Amazon Inc to set up a year-long process to reimburse parents whose children made in-app purchases without permission, but rejected a U.S. regulator’s request for a $26.5 million lump-sum payout. U.S. District Judge John Coughenour, in Amazon’s hometown of Seattle, issued his order more than six ...

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