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Chinese artificial intelligence company files $1.4 billion lawsuit against Apple

SHANGHAI: Chinese artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology Co., also known as Xiao-i, has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging it has infringed on its patents. The company is calling for $1.43 billion in damages and demands that Apple cease “manufacturing, using, promising to sell, selling, and importing” ...

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Apple warns against closing MacBook with camera cover on

LONDON: If you re concerned about privacy and have a camera cover on your MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro, you could damage your laptop s display by closing your notebook with that cover on, Apple said earlier this month on a support page on its site. The iPhone maker said closing ...

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Apple expands independent repair shop program to Europe, Canada

LONDON: Apple Inc saidit is expanding a program to supply repair parts, tools and manuals for iPhones to independent repair shops in 32 countries in Europe as well as Canada. Apple began the program last year in the United States after years of lobbying against state-level “right to repair” bills ...

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Apple Now Allows You To Set Default Apps In iPhone

LONDON: Apple never allowed its users to think out of the box they created on the iPhone. After all, the hardware and software of Apple are on another level but the freedom in the device we use is important to make it more customized. They always forced users to use apps that are made or recommended by Apple on the ...

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EU antitrust regulators to investigate Apple Pay, App Store

CALIFORNIA: Apple found itself the target of two EU antitrust investigations into its App Store and Apple Pay as regulators said its terms and conditions and restrictions may violate the bloc’s competition rules. The European Commission said one probe will look into the mandatory use of Apple’s proprietary in-app purchase ...

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Germany backs Google and Apple on virus tracing app

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: The German government on Sunday switched to backing a coronavirus-tracing app using technology supported by Google and Apple, ditching a German-led alternative that had come under fire over privacy concerns. German Health Minister Jens Spahn and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff Helge Braun said Berlin was ...

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Apple buys world’s first carbon free aluminum for its devices

LONDON: Apple Inc has placed an order for the first ever batch of commercially available carbon free aluminum ever made. The tech giant is expecting delivery of the metal this month. The aluminum is being made by a new Montreal-based company called Elyxis, which is a joint venture between Alcoa ...

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Apple asks to waive tariffs on Chinese-made iPhone parts, AirPods, watches

WASHINGTON: Apple Inc asked the Trump administration to waive tariffs on Chinese-made Apple Watches, iPhone components and other consumer products, according to company filings with the US Trade Representative’s Office. The company on Thursday sought tariff exclusions from 11 products, including HomePod speakers, iMac computers, parts for use in repairing ...

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Latest iOS update allows third-party to attain “full access”

LONDON: Apple devices are considered as one of the most secured devices in the world, however, the new update may have opened a gate for security breach. The company has officially released iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1 updates which bring back shortcuts automations, share ETA, and features a tweaked volume ...

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Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

LUXEMBOURG: Apple will launch a legal challenge to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU’s crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies. The iPhone maker is expected to send a six-man delegation headed by Chief ...

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