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New iPhone Expected To Top Today’s Apple Event

On Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook and other company luminaries and guests will host an event in San Francisco, and the featured product is widely expected to be a new smartphone, the iPhone 7. According to rumors, the new iPhone will have no headphone jack, may have two cameras on the back of the larger…

EU: Apple Must Repay $14.5 Billion In Back Taxes To Ireland

A European Union ruling Tuesday determined that Apple owes Ireland $14.5 billion in taxes and must now pay up. The amount makes the ruling the largest the organization has ever issued on a single company. Apple executives said the company will appeal the decision and believe the ruling “upended the international tax system,” CNN reports.…

Apple’s Biggest Announcements From WWDC 2016

Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference is the company’s biggest event of the year, where a big crowd of developers and media all meet to see the latest tech to come out of Cupertino. This year’s event is likely to be light on hardware and heavy on software updates. Among the big announcements expected this…

FBI Hacks San Bernardino Shooter iPhone, Drops Apple’s Case [VIDEO]

The Justice Department on Monday withdrew its legal action against Apple, announcing it had found an undisclosed way to unlock San Bernadino shooter Syed Farook’s iPhone. The decision ends a monthlong legal standoff with the tech giant, which it had tried to compel to create software to allow investigators to gain entry to information in…

Judge: FBI Can’t Make Apple Provide Data

Apple cannot be forced to turn over iPhone data to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a New York judge ruled Monday in relation to a Brooklyn drug case. The decision comes nearly two weeks after a California judge ordered the tech giant to create software to help the U.S. government retrieve information from the locked…

Bill Gates Backs FBI Against Apple [VIDEO]

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has come out on the side of the FBI in its legal battle with Apple after Chief Executive Tim Cook said his company would not comply with a government search warrant to unlock an iPhone used by one of the shooters in December’s San Bernardino terror attack. “This is a specific…

Google CEO Backs Apple in iPhone Fight [VIDEO]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai spoke out in support of Apple’s refusal to comply with a federal court order to assist the FBI in unlocking an iPhone owned by one of the San Bernardino shooters. Pichai tweeted, “forcing companies to enable hacking could compromise users’ privacy” and would set a “troubling precedent.” The Google chief’s comments…

Apple Refuse To Unlock San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone [VIDEO]

Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement that building a backdoor to access encrypted data on the iPhone of San Bernardino gunman Syed Farook would be “too dangerous to create.” A federal judge had ordered Apple to provide investigators access to Farook’s iPhone after the company “declined to provide” it voluntarily. But Apple responded…

Apple Confirms Malware Found in Apps [VIDEO]

Apple said Sunday it was removing malicious iPhone and iPad malware discovered in several apps in its iOS App Store. The company confirmed the cleanup after several cybersecurity firms reported finding malicious code called XcodeGhost in hundreds of apps, marking the first large-scale attack on Apple. Before the hack, only five malicious apps had ever…

Apple Boost Apple TV, Unveils New iPad, Stylus And IOS 9 [VIDEO]

A jumbo-sized 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and a stylus called the Apple Pencil were among the new products demonstrated at Apple’s annual event held today in San Francisco. A new version of the Apple TV comes with a touch remote and Siri connectivity to search for programs, and CEO Tim Cook said in revealing the product,…

Taylor Swift Beat Apple [VIDEO]

Apple has agreed to pay royalties to artists during a free trial period for its new music streaming service, after Taylor Swift called out the company Sunday and threatened to pull her album 1989. Apple’s Eddy Cue, a lieutenant to CEO Tim Cook, responded to Swift in an announcement that the company would change its…

Apple Electric Cars Expected By 2020 [VIDEO]

Apple has been working secretly on a car and wants to start production of an electric vehicle as early as 2020, the first Apple Car is expected to cost less than US$40,000 and will go more than 200 miles (321km) on a single charge, citing “people with knowledge of the matter,” Bloomberg reported that Apple…

Apple Becomes 1st $700 Billion Company [VIDEO]

On Tuesday afternoon, Apple became the first U.S. company to close with a value of $700 billion or more. Shares of the company closed up $2.29, or 1.9%, to $122.01. “It shouldn’t be surprising that record breaking market (valuations) follow record-breaking earnings,” says Walter Piecyk, analyst at BTIG.

Apple fixes bug with lost iMessages & adds deregistration tool

Apple fixes bug with lost iMessages & adds deregistration tool to make your Android messages not disappear It’s not uncommon for iPhone users to make the switch to Android — in fact, Google recently published guidelines to make that changeover easier for users. But one recurring complaint of Android adopters has been the iMessage issue.…

Russia Removes Steve Jobs Memorial After Tim Cook Comes Out as Gay

A week after Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay, a Russian company took down an iPhone sculpture because it is “public propaganda for sodomy.” ZEFS put the sculpture up outside of a St. Petersburg university last year but pulled it down Saturday. The company says it’s just obeying Russia’s homophobic laws. “After Apple…

Apple CEO Tim Cook comes out as gay

Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself. Apple is already one of the most closely watched companies in the world, and I like keeping the focus on our products and the incredible things our customers…

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Apple Pay a “success”

Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple’s new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system. “We’re already No. 1. We’re more than the total of the other guys,” Cook boasted Monday during a tech industry…

Apple iOS 8, The Latest Version of Their Mobile Operating System

Apple is set to release iOS 8 today. It is the latest version of their mobile operating system and was announced at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference on June 2nd, 2014. The exact time the update will be available is uncertain, but International Business Times and Computerworld are both reporting it will be live starting at…

Apple receives record pre-orders for new iPhones

Apple Inc said it received a record four million first-day pre-orders of its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, meaning many customers will have to wait until October for their new phones. Apple said a significant number of orders will be delivered to customers beginning Friday, but many will be shipped in October as…

Apple Event: iPhone 6, Watch, U2 Live & Apple Pay

Apple is expected to announce two new versions of the iPhone today, both with bigger screens than their predecessors, and to introduce a wearable device, nicknamed the iWatch, also expect something big from U2. Extending a decade-long connection with Apple, U2 will play a significant part in Apple’s event. The new phones are said to…

Apple denies iCloud breach in celebrity nude photo hack

Apple state that the mass theft of nude celebrity photos that were released over the weekend did not occur because of a breach in any Apple systems, including iCloud. Apple says, however, that certain celebrities were the subject of targeted hacking attempts that focused on compromising their usernames, passwords, and security questions — a common…

Apple Launching Biggest 12.9-inch iPad Ever & iPhone 6

Apple is getting ready for 2015 with an oversize iPad. Apple is reportedly preparing to launch its largest-ever iPad, with production beginning in the first quarter of next year. The screen will reportedly measure 12.9 inches diagonally. Currently, Apple’s iPads have 9.7-inch and 7.9-inch diagonal dimensions; alongside Apple is expected launch the iPhone 6 in…

Apple: Buy or Sell ahead of tomorrows earning report?

Tech investors last week discovered business at Intel and IBM isn’t as slow as some feared, that Google’s plan for Internet domination is still humming along and that Yahoo’s core business — minus cash and its Alibaba stake — is probably only worth about $3 or $4 a share. This week, they’ll find out whether…

Apple Stock Split, Shares Open At $92.69

The Apple stock split has taken place, with shares in the iPhone giant being split 7 for 1, and the opening share price of Apple’s shares was $92.69, when trading began on the NASDAQ. Apple shares just became more affordable, and each of their existing shareholders gets 6 additional shares per share in the new…

WWDC: Apple Unveills OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

Apple kicked off its worldwide developers conference Monday morning by talking about the newest versions of its desktop and mobile operating systems, OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. “Our operating systems, devices and services all work together in harmony,” CEO Tim Cook said in wrapping up Monday’s address. “Together, they provide an integrated and continuous…

Apple To Buy Beats Electronics For $3.2 billion

Apple Inc is close to paying a record $3.2 billion for Beats Electronics, two people with knowledge of the matter said, an expensive foray into music streaming and headphone gear that would mark a departure for the usually cash-conservative iPhone maker. Both companies are hashing out details and the envisioned deal could still fall through,…