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US Supreme Court Supports Samsung in Patent Battle with Apple

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with Samsung in its smartphone patent battle with Apple Inc., which involves considerable sums of money. A ruling made by the appeals court was also thrown out, which stated that a $399 million penalty had to be paid by the South Korean company to its US rival for copying important iPhone designs. Justice…...
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Apple’s Battery Problems Continue in China

  Pressure seems to be rising on Apple Inc. in China as complaints came in from a Shanghai consumer group, which is associated with the government loosely. According to the group, there are problems with the batteries used in the iPhone 6 devices of the US smartphone manufacturer. It was stated by the Shanghai Customer Council that right reports had…...
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Appeals Court Affirms Apple’s Victory over Samsung

A partial victory was granted to Apple Inc. by a federal appeals court when it decided to upheld the findings of the court that its rival, Samsung Electronics did indeed infringe on the intellectual property of the iPhone maker. However, it decided to set aside the jury award worth $930 million that had been granted. Nonetheless, the point that should…...
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Apple Benefits from a Surge in Earnings

The iPhone maker seems to be pulling off a rare feat in almost any industry, much less the competitive and cutthroat world of consumer electronics; commanding high prices and yet still expanding its market share. Last fall, Apple Inc. introduced larger-display iPhones, which enabled the company to sell about 61.2 million phones in the three months that ended on March…...
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IBM Makes a Deal with Apple, J&J and Medtronic

IBM has just entered into partnerships with the world’s biggest manufacturers of medical devices and with Apple Inc. in order to put the health data that would be accumulated by Apple Watches into the hands of insurers and doctors and for creating personalized treatments for diabetics and hip replacement patients. IBM’s move into the digital healthcare industry will allow people…...
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HBO’s Standalone Service Coming to Apple Devices

On Monday, HBO made the announcement that its standalone streaming service would be launched next month on Apple devices just in time for the season premiere of the successful series ‘Game of Thrones’. This is a move by the network to become accessible to millions of viewers who choose not to subscribe to television packages. The service has been given…...
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Apple’s Quarterly Profits Rise with Staggering iPhone Demand

Even the most bullish Wall Street expectations hadn’t gone as far as Apple’s actual holiday quarter earnings did and all because of a dubious trifecta. The company had chosen to sell more and more iPhones at an increased price, which enabled it to earn more on each sale. According to the details provided by the Cupertino, California giant, it sold…...
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Steve Jobs Apple’s Defense in Taped Deposition

After hearing a recorded deposition of late founder of Apple Inc., Steve Jobs, a federal judge weighed whether to end the iPod pricing legal battle that has been ongoing for the last 10 years. The deposition showed the jury that Mr. Jobs was ‘very scared’ regarding the hackers of the iTunes service of the company. On Friday, Apple moved to…...
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Apple Pay Runs Afoul With Rival

One week after making its debut in the market, Apple Pay, the new mobile wallet of the iPhone maker is showing promise as far as consumers are concerned. Meanwhile, the company’s rivals in the payment industry are scrambling to prevent this new product from becoming too successful. Even before the announcement of Apple Pay, a group of retailers announced their…...
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Apple Pay: What to Expect

Image Credit: TheVerge For years, businesses and companies have been thinking and talking about using smartphones for replacing credit cards in order to pay for goods. However, it is the consumers that haven’t been willing to let it happen. But, with the rollout of Apple Pay on next Monday, it is expected that the checkout experience will undergo an evolution…...
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