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Samsung takes back crown from Apple

LONDON – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd snatched back the crown from Apple as the world’s biggest smartphone producer, accounting for a fifth of overall global sales in the first quarter, market research firm Canalys said. China’s Xiaomi Corp clocked its best quarterly performance ever, with shipments surging 62% to 49 ...

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Malala partners with Apple to produce dramas, children series, documentaries

LONDON – Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is partnering up with Apple Inc to produce dramas, children’s series, animation and documentaries that will be aired on the company’s streaming service, Apple TV+. The 23-year-old and her new production company named Extracurricular, is expanding her existing partnership with the tech ...

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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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