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Jony Ive Is The New Steve Jobs At Apple

Jony Ive Is The New Steve Jobs At Apple

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, has been doing a fairly good job in sustaining the legacy of the late Steve Jobs. However, he lacks a creative vision. to fill in that void, Cook has chosen Sir Jonathan Paul “Jony” Ive.

By On November 7, 2012 Respond
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Apple Considers Replacing Intel Chips In Mac Machines

Apple Considers Replacing Intel Chips In Mac Machines

Apple has, for long, relied on Intel to furnish the processors that go into its Mac machines. The mutual relationship between the two companies dates back to 2005 but Apple may now be thinking of ending it by creating chips based on its own design.

By On November 7, 2012 Respond
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Federal Judge Dismisses Apple’s Lawsuit Against Google

Federal Judge Dismisses Apple’s Lawsuit Against Google

Apple and Motorola Mobility have been locked in a legal battle which is starting to heat up now. As Google acquired Motorola Mobility so it is now become Apple Vs Google lawsuit. Although Apple offered to pay $1 per iPhone to Motorola for using its patents, Motorola is demanding 2.25 percent of the overall profits. Apple filed a lawsuit against that but a federal judge in Wisconsin dismissed it.

By On November 6, 2012 Respond
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Sharp Admits It Is On The Verge Of Collapse

Sharp Admits It Is On The Verge Of Collapse

Sharp, the Japanese display-maker, has been often cited in relation with Apple since it is a major supplier of displays for Apple’s products. However, quite surprisingly, the company recently admitted that it is on the verge of bankruptcy.

By On November 6, 2012 Respond
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Pirate Bay Founded “Promo Bay” Already Have 10,000 Artists Sign Up

Pirate Bay Founded “Promo Bay” Already Have 10,000 Artists Sign Up

Remember the largest torrent site on the internet Pirate Bay who launched a project named “Promo Bay” this year in January? The project was aimed for helping the musicians, writers, filmmakers, animators and others creating their platforms and reaching to the audiences by offering them a prime advertising spot on the site’s homepage, replacing the iconic logo. Any guesses how many artists have signed up for this in 10 months? It consists more than 10,000 artists.

By On November 6, 2012 Respond
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Outside US, Apple Pays Only 2% Corporation Tax

Outside US, Apple Pays Only 2% Corporation Tax

Apple is primarily based in U.S. where it pays substantial amounts of tax over the hefty profits it earns annually. However, it has now transpired that outside of its home town, Apple pays puny amounts of tax. To be specific, it pays a mere 2% on its overseas profits.

By On November 6, 2012 Respond
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Man Sues Apple For Cancelling $35 Order Which Worth Products Of $1600

Man Sues Apple For Cancelling $35 Order Which Worth Products Of $1600

Imagine the delight of a person who is able to order $1600 worth of Apple products for a mere $35. The incident is not fictitious and did actually happen to Adam Crouchley in New Zealand. However, Apple realized the mistake soon and cancelled the order for which Crouchley is now suing the company.

By On November 6, 2012 Respond
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Court Tells Apple To Amend And Repost Apology Statement To Samsung

Court Tells Apple To Amend And Repost Apology Statement To Samsung

In the legal battle between Apple and Samsung, a UK court had exonerated Samsung of the charge of copying iPad’s design. As a result, the court told Apple to post on its website that Samsung didn’t copy the said design. Apple did so but the court seems displeased with the company’s approach.

By On November 3, 2012 Respond
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Rosetta Stone Drops Trademark Lawsuit Against Google

Rosetta Stone Drops Trademark Lawsuit Against Google

Rosetta Stone Inc is a company which creates software related to language. The company had launched a lawsuit against Google back in 2009, alleging that Google was infringing trademarks through its sponsored ads. Now, Rosetta Stone has decided to drop the lawsuit against the search giant.

By On November 2, 2012 Respond
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Apple Shows Willingness To Pay Motorola $1 Per iPhone For Patent Licenses

Apple Shows Willingness To Pay Motorola $1 Per iPhone For Patent Licenses

Motorola and Apple have been locked in one of the many patent battles currently going on in the tech arena. Apple has now shown some willingness to settle the whole fiasco by offering to pay $1 per iPhone to Motorola.

By On November 2, 2012 Respond
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Disney Acquires Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion

Disney Acquires Lucasfilm For $4.05 Billion

For those of us who have been fans of both the Disney productions as well as the Star Wars franchise, here are some great news. Disney has now acquired Lucasfilm for a whopping sum of $4.05 billion. The company plans to create ‘Star Wars Episode 7′ by banking on this acquisition.

By On October 31, 2012 1 Response
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Starbucks Locations In Boston To Offer Wireless Charging Pads

Starbucks Locations In Boston To Offer Wireless Charging Pads

Starbucks has always aided at ‘recharging’ a person’s state of mind. Soon enough, it will literally begin offering recharge stations at its stores in Boston for smartphones.

By On October 31, 2012 Respond
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EFF Stands Against TV Networks’ Illogical Infringement Claims On Streaming Service

EFF Stands Against TV Networks’ Illogical Infringement Claims On Streaming Service

TV networks have raised absurd infringement claims to shut down a streaming service provided by Aereo, a startup that lets viewers stream local TVs to devices connected to their home networks.

By On October 31, 2012 Respond
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Many Apple Services Including iMessage Experiencing Ongoing Outages

Many Apple Services Including iMessage Experiencing Ongoing Outages

Apple outages are beginning to become a regular event, as users are reporting downtime with iMessage, Game Center, iTunes Match, Facetime, and the iTunes/App Store. Last week on October 25th Apple’s iMessage service was down several hours during the afternoon.

By On October 31, 2012 Respond
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Scott Forstall Loses Position At Apple Over iOS 6 Maps Apology Letter

Scott Forstall Loses Position At Apple Over iOS 6 Maps Apology Letter

Apple’s mapping application withstood heavy criticism across the first couple of weeks of its release. Scott Forstall, the iOS software Chief at that moment, was instructed to sign an apology letter over iOS 6 Maps for the public — he denied. Apparently Apple CEO, Tim Cook, wasn’t pleased with his actions since he decided he would boot Forstall from the position.

By On October 31, 2012 Respond
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