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Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $119 million in patent case

A federal jury ruled Friday that Samsung infringed on some Apple smartphone patents and ordered the Korean company to pay more than $119.6 million in damages. The jury also found that some of Apple’s phones and tablets infringed on Samsung patents and ordered Apple to pay $158,400 in damages. This is the second time the…

Apple talking to Comcast about streaming TV on Netflix

Apple Inc is in talks with Comcast Corp to enter into a deal for a streaming-television service that would allow Apple set-top boxes to bypass congestion on the web, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The discussions are in early stages and there are a lot of hurdles to be…

Apple, Google, Facebook, and Other Companies Launch a Campaign to Reform Government Surveillance

A group of tech companies — AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo — has written an open letter to President Barack Obama and the U.S. Congress calling for a reform of government surveillance following numerous revelations about the NSA’s data collection practices. The coalition presents five core principles to inform future surveillance…

Apple Reveals Number Of Government Requests For Customer Data

Apple published a report that details the number of consumer data requests it receives from governments around the world. The company also said it “strongly” opposes limits on the number of U.S. government requests it can report. At present, the company is limited to only providing a broad range for the number from the US…

Siri, who are you? Are you Susan Bennett from Atlanta?

An Atlanta-area voice actor named Susan Bennett has come forward with claims that she is the voice behind Apple’s virtual assistant Siri. Although Apple won’t confirm the report, professionals including an audio-forensics expert are ‘100%’ certain that the voices are the same person. Photo: A customer demonstrates the Siri function on an Apple Inc. iPhone…

Best Brands Apple Beats Coke World’s Most Valuable Brand For First Time

The results are in for the Best Global Brands 2013 – and it’s good news all round for the technology sector Apple has been crowned the world’s most valuable brand, knocking Coca-Cola off the top spot for the first time since the influential annual measure was created 13 years ago. The highly-regarded Best Global Brand…

iOS 7: Apple’s new software is making people feel motion sick

Response to the new apple iOS 7 look iOS 7 is the most popular Apple operating system of all time, but some people are finding it sickening – literally. The new transitions between apps and animations as you return to the home screen are making people feel nauseous. Hundreds of people have taken to forums…

(VIDEO) iOS 7 Bug Lets Anyone Bypass iPhone’s Lockscreen To Hijack Photos, Email, Or Twitter

Forget the debate around the security or insecurity of the iPhone 5s’s fingerprint reader. The latest version of the iPhone’s operating system currently offers a gaping hole in its old-fashioned passcode lockscreen. Jose Rodriguez, a 36-year-old soldier living in Spain’s Canary Islands, has found a security vulnerability in iOS 7 that allows anyone to bypass…

New Apple iOS 7 Software That Will Dramatically Change The Way iPhones Look

Apple customers worldwide will be given the option to download the company’s latest operating system today, called iOS 7, which is being hailed as a new beginning for the firm. Everything from email to the calendar, texts, phone keypad, photos and notes will look and work differently when the software is rolled out in stages…

Apple Goes Downmarket With New iPhone – Shares Tumble 5%

Conceding that the industry it once dominated is moving downmarket, Apple has launched something closer to a commodity smartphone. In a media event in California on Tuesday, Apple unveiled two new iterations of the popular iPhone. One of those models, the iPhone 5S, follows the company’s traditional strategy of releasing high-end, high-priced devices aimed at…

iPhone 5S And iPhone 5C Launch Day – HERE ARE THE KEY THINGS TO KNOW

Full list of NEW FEATURES HERE Apple unveils new iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s smartphones Apple’s Tim Cook is on stage live from Cupertino, California, to reveal the latest iPhones, and iOS7 software. • iPhone 5C confirmed, in green, yellow, blue, white and pink • 4-inch retina, 8MP camera, A6 processor • US 2-year contract price…

Apple iPhone 5s launch confirmed for September 10

Apple iPhone 5s launch confirmed for September 10 and the latest rumours on the new handsets Apple is holding a launch event, presumably for the new iPhone range, on Tuesday night in San Francisco. The event will take place at 10am Pacific time (5pm GMT) at the Apple Campus in Cupertino a week today and…

Apple Probing Claim Woman Died While Using Charging iPhone

A 23-year-old Chinese woman has allegedly died from an electric shock when using Apple’s iPhone 5 while it was being charged, her family members claim, according to media reports. The older sister of alleged victim Ma Ailun took to Sina Weibo, China’s popular Twitter-like social network, over the weekend to demand an explanation from Apple…

Apple Releases Beta iOS7

Apple on Monday released the second beta version of iOS7 for iPads and iPad Minis, just two weeks after unveiling the new operating system at WWDC. Some new features include Siri talking in a male or female voice, a Voice Memos app that appears to be inspired by a flip phone, a Reminders app, and…

Redesigned iOS 7 And iRadio Launch Both On For WWDC

Apple will launch a redesigned version of its mobile operating system, and a new streaming music service, during its WWDC 2013 keynote presentation tonight, according to The Wall Street Journal. The WSJ’s sources also confirm what we already knew about iOS 7, that Jony Ive has been involved in its creation, and that it will…

Apple Will Reportedly Unlock Your iPhone For Police

If your smartphone is encrypted and protected by a long passcode, you’re going to keep most people from being able to get at the data stored on it. However, companies like Apple and Google are being asked by law enforcement officials to bypass these protections to aid in investigations, and the frequency of requests is…

Apple’s iMessage Encryption Trips Up Feds’ Surveillance

Encryption used in Apple’s iMessage chat service has stymied attempts by federal drug enforcement agents to eavesdrop on suspects’ conversations, an internal government document reveals. An internal Drug Enforcement Administration document seen by CNET discusses a February 2013 criminal investigation and warns that because of the use of encryption, “it is impossible to intercept iMessages…

Apple Cuts MacBook Prices By Up To $200

Apple Inc cut the price on the base version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro laptop with “retina” display by $200 as it revamps its top-end laptops, weeks after the company reported a steep decline in Mac sales in the holiday quarter. Investors have worried that Apple’s iPad is cannibalizing its Mac range, but Chief Executive…