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Apple and Qualcomm head to court in San Diego Monday, in what could be one of the biggest US corporate lawsuits Apple Chief Executivr Tim Cook is expected to give testimony in a four-week trial in a federal court in which the iPhone maker and four companies in its supply chain are suing Qualcomm for up to $27bn in damages for overcharged chip royalties.
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Apple has officially announced that the much anticipated AirPower Wireless Charger has been cancelled and will not see the light of day.First announced alongside the iPhone X in September 2017, Apple promised that the device would wirelessly charge iPhones, AirPods and Apple Watch all at the same time.
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Apple has released watchOS 5.2 to all compatible Apple Watches, bringing the ECG app and irregular rhythm notification to the UK and 19 other markets including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
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Apple has released iOS 12.2 for iPhone and iPad bringing new Siri features, support for AirPods (2nd Gen), the ability to change Downtime for a different schedule each day of the week, dedicated TV controls in Control Centre and more.
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Apple finally announced its own premium video streaming service. Called Apple TV+, the service will offer Apple’s original programming in a redesigned Apple TV app. The Apple TV app will also be available across a range of smart TVs and platforms like Sony, LG, Samsung and even on Amazon FireTV stick and Roku devices.
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Apple launched a credit card at the “Show Time” event called Apple Card. It’s an actual titanium-based MasterCard credit card made in partnership with Goldman Sachs. The card has no late fees, annual fees, over limit fees, and international fees. The card will have your name etched with laser on the card.
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Apple has announced the second generation of its AirPods, which include the new in-house H1 chip developed for headphones and the option of either a standard case or new Wireless Charging Case. The AirPods also offer hands-free Siri for the first time. Apple says H1 offers up to 50% more talk time than the prior generation and 2x faster connection times.
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Apple today introduced the all-new iPad Air in an ultra-thin 10.5-inch design, offering the latest innovations including Apple Pencil support and high-end performance.
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The never-ending mess of Apple and Qualcomm legal disputes continued today. While a court in California was awarding Qualcomm $31 million in damages against Apple, a Federal court in the US was ruling that Qualcomm owes Apple nearly a billion dollars, or £754 million from previous payment agreements.
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A jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California has found that Apple iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus and X infringe two Qualcomm patents, U.S. Patent No. 8,838,949, and U.S. Patent No. 9,535,490, and Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X infringe Qualcomm's U.S. Patent No. 8,633,936.
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Apple has accused Spotify of “misleading rhetoric” in a response to Spotify's antitrust complaint in Europe, pulling no punches as it accused Spotify of “trying to squeeze” artists, musicians and songwriters, in the same way that it was trying to “make more money off others’ work” in the App Store, pointing to Spotify’s appeal against a proposed increase to its US royalty payments.
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Apple will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose from June 3 through June 7 at the McEnery Convention Center. Now in its 30th year, this year’s program will feature technical sessions, hands-on labs and guest speakers to provide Apple’s existing developer community and the next generation of app developers with the knowledge and tools to help turn their next great idea into reality.
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Apple has released the fourth iOS 12.2 public beta for iPhone and iPad. Members of Apple's Beta Software Program can download the previews now and register devices now. If you have already installed iOS 12.2 public beta 3, then you can simply update using your iPhone in the normal manner.
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Apple has released the fourth iOS 12.2 developer beta for iPhone bringing updates for Apple TV. There is a new icon for Apple News app and a new glyph for Apple TV remote in Control Center.In addition, there is a new animation when invoking Apple TV remote in CC and a new remote glyph for Apple TV remote in AirPlay 2 interface.
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BlackBerry has rolled out updates to BBM Enterprise for Android, iOS and Desktop. BBM Enterprise 1.6 brings Banner message in legacy chats, QR code activation, App lock and more.