Apple boss calls for an end of the shadow economy
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Not the tax dodging one the other one

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has called for regulation to tackle the "shadow economy" of data brokers.

Apple loses appeal in FaceTime lawsuit
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Must pay VirnetX $440 million

Apple has lost an appeal to have a patent judgment set aside relating to FaceTime technology and has been ordered to pay VirnetX $440 million.

Struggling Apple stops hiring
Published in Mobiles


Can't afford new staff

The company which has more money than it knows what to do with, is not hiring any more people to take money from those with more money than sense.

Apple "replaced 10 times more batteries" than expected
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Throttlegate had a big impact

Apple may have had to replace as many as 11 million iPhone batteries under its heavily discounted $29 replacement programme.

Apple supplier Dialog Semi hits revenue target
Published in Mobiles


Shrugs off Jobs' Mob downturn

Chip designer Dialog Semiconductor managed to hit its fourth-quarter revenue guidance despite a slump in iPhone sales at its main customer Apple.

German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple
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Set back for Qualcomm in Mannheim

A patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm against Apple was thrown out by a German court on Tuesday.

Apple wanted Qualcomm chips last year
Published in Mobiles


Just did not want to pay for them

Fruity cargo cult Apple still wants Qualcomm mobile chips – it just does not want to pay for them, a court has been told.

Apple fanboys don't have to give police the finger
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Biometrics are the same as a password

A US judge has ruled that US cops can’t force people to unlock a mobile phone with their face or finger any more than they can demand a password.

Apple demanded $1 billion for chance to win exclusive iPhone contract
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We don't think that is how it should work 

The fruity cargo cult Apple demanded a billion dollars from Qualcomm for the opportunity to exclusively supply its products for the iPhone, Qualcomm's CEO told a court.

Apple finally puts charger vapourware into production
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Nearly two years late

Apple's Duke Nukum of chargers has been rumoured to be finally in production.