Platform News: Tim Cook CEO of Apple

Apple’s Tim Cook says proposed EU tech rules threaten security of iPhones

Apple boss Tim Cook has taken aim at proposed European rules aimed at curbing the power of US tech giants, saying they could pose security and privacy risks to iPhones.

Platform News: Snap Inc

Snap adds more users than Wall Street expected

Snap Inc beat Wall Street estimates for user growth and revenue as the improved Android version of its popular messaging app Snapchat attracted more users, but growth slowed within...

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Apple aims to make 30% more iPhones in first half of 2021

Apple plans to increase its iPhone production by almost 30% to around 96 million units at the first half 2021, Japanese financial daily Nikkei reported on Tuesday, prompting anothe...

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Apple and US states reach $113 million settlement on throttling

Apple Inc will cover $113 million to settle allegations from 33 US states and the District of Columbia that it slowed down iPhones to mask battery difficulties and get users to pur...

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Apple announces ‘speed’ event next week, with new iPhones expected

Apple has said  it would hold a special event on the 13th of October, which analysts believe will be used to unveil new iPhones with 5G capacities.

Platform News: Coronavirus smartphone app in the European Union EU

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Germany has changed course over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach supported by Apple and Google along with a...

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Apple says ‘no evidence’ iPhone mail flaw was used against customers

Apple has said that it has found “no evidence” a flaw in its Email app for iPhones and iPads has been used against customers, and that it believes the flaw does “...

Platform Industry: Apple reveals discount iPhones for sale

Apple unveils a $399 iPhone SE as coronavirus stalls economy

Apple has just released a smaller iPhone priced at $399, cutting the starting price for the company’s smartphone line in a move to broaden its appeal to budget-conscious cust...

Platform Industry: iPhone unboxed at home

Apple to pay up to $500 million to settle lawsuit in US over slow iPhones

Apple Inc has agreed to pay up to $500 million to settle litigation accusing it of quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models, to induce owners to buy replacement...