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Google exec's inconsistent testimony weakens DOJ case against Apple in e-book price fixing suit

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The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday called a Google director to testify against Apple in its antitrust case over e-book price fixing, but the move proved unhelpful at best as the executive buckled under questioning.    ...
Google exec's inconsistent testimony weakens DOJ case against Apple in e-book price fixing suit

Apple, Warner Music have signed deal for iRadio, sources say

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Over the weekend, Apple signed a new deal with Warner Music Group for recorded music and music publishing rights, say sources for the New York Times. The deal comes on top of one with Universal Music for recorded music. Apple is reportedly scrambling to secure new deals with the major...
Apple, Warner Music have signed deal for iRadio, sources say

ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

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Apple infringed a Samsung Electronics patent, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a final judgment released Tuesday that bans import into the U.S. of certain AT&T iPhone and iPad models....
ITC orders import ban on some iPhones, iPads in Samsung patent dispute

Writer's block: Cursing the cursor on Apple, Google tablets

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Apple and Google tablets are both good at what most people use tablets for. Writing is a different matter. [Read more]...
Writer's block: Cursing the cursor on Apple, Google tablets

Your iPhone can be hacked with a malicious charger

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You may want to think twice before using someone else's charger next time your iPhone's battery life is running low. Three researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology claim to have invented a charger that can install malware on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The team will show off...
Your iPhone can be hacked with a malicious charger

Pandora buys FM radio station in a wily move to fight music companies

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You might think that the biggest threat to Pandora right now is the just-announced iRadio, but Apple's upcoming music service isn't nearly as dangerous to Pandora's bottom line as music companies are. Pandora has been caught in a long and protracted battle to ensure that it can continue to...
Pandora buys FM radio station in a wily move to fight music companies

ITC issues limited ban on older iPhones, iPods over Samsung patent

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Despite finding in September that Apple had not violated Samsung's patent rights and that Samsung didn't have a "domestic industry" that utilized the patents in dispute, the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has nonetheless issued a limited ban on older iOS products that utilize a disputed SEP Samsung patent in...
ITC issues limited ban on older iPhones, iPods over Samsung patent

Schematics claim to show detailed design of Apple's fifth-gen iPad

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A new set of design schematics claimed to be for Apple's fifth-generation iPad show a design akin to the current iPad mini form factor.    ...
Schematics claim to show detailed design of Apple's fifth-gen iPad

Daily Report: Apple Cast as 'Ringmaster' in E-Book Pricing Case

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The government presented evidence that executives of big book publishing companies discussed raising e-book prices at Apple's behest before the introduction of the iPad....
Daily Report: Apple Cast as 'Ringmaster' in E-Book Pricing Case

Apple & DOJ submit closing arguments as e-book price fixing trial comes to a close

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After a three week debate between Apple and the U.S. Department of Justice, the controversial e-book price-fixing case concluded today with final summations at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. As part of its last remarks, Apple presented a 136-slide deck describing its case against the DOJ in full detail underscoring its argument...
Apple & DOJ submit closing arguments as e-book price fixing trial comes to a close
The iPhone charger that could hack your phone

Apple to debut slimmer Retina MacBook Pro with upgraded camera at WWDC, analyst says

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Along with an expected CPU upgrade to Intel's Haswell silicon, Apple will introduce a slimmed down 13-inch Retina display MacBook Pro with a higher quality iSight camera, as well as a slightly tweaked MacBook Air, at its upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference, one analyst says.    ...
Apple to debut slimmer Retina MacBook Pro with upgraded camera at WWDC, analyst says

Windows 8.1 vs. Apple: Twofer or tablet?

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With Windows 8.1 comes scads of hybrids from PC makers eager to show the world that you really don't need to carry around that iPad anymore. [Read more]...
Windows 8.1 vs. Apple: Twofer or tablet?

Back panel claimed to be for Apple's low-cost iPhone shows curved design, Lightning port

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A pair of new pictures show a plastic back panel with a Lightning connector, suggesting the component could be from a pre-release build of Apple's rumored low-cost iPhone.    ...
Back panel claimed to be for Apple's low-cost iPhone shows curved design, Lightning port

A majority of all American adults own a smartphone, poll says

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For the first time, a majority of American adults are now smartphone owners, according to a study released Wednesday. The Pew Center for Internet and American Life found that 56 percent of all American adults now use mobile phones that run an operating system such as Apple's iOS, Google's Android...
A majority of all American adults own a smartphone, poll says

How China Mobile called Apple's bluff

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How China Mobile called Apple's bluff

Apple at Disadvantage in E-Book Trial

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The U.S. Justice Department appears to have an early edge as Apple heads to court Monday to face civil accusations that it conspired with five publishers to drive up the price of e-books....
Apple at Disadvantage in E-Book Trial

New photos of purported 'iPhone 5S' show possible Apple 'A7' chip

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Apple will likely release the successor to its iPhone 5 in the fall of this year, and new images have emerged suggesting that the device may pack a next-generation "A7" next-generation processor when it debuts.    ...
New photos of purported 'iPhone 5S' show possible Apple 'A7' chip

Facebook mimics Twitter with hashtags

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Facebook finally rolls out hashtags, Apple gives the green light for iOS game controllers, and Samsung reveals yet another version of the Galaxy S4. [Read more]...
Facebook mimics Twitter with hashtags

Dual-mic MacBook Air expected at WWDC, legacy MacBook Pro to remain without update

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While Apple's MacBook Air is rumored to receive an updated a dual-microphone system that would help with voice-driven features like dictation, the company's legacy MacBook Pro will not receive a hardware update at WWDC, a well-connected insider claims.    ...
Dual-mic MacBook Air expected at WWDC, legacy MacBook Pro to remain without update

Apple's developer portal begins displaying square app icons days before iOS 7 unveiling

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Developers viewing their applications on Apple's official site on Tuesday were surprised to find that their icons are now being displayed with square edges, rather than the usual rounded corners.    ...
Apple's developer portal begins displaying square app icons days before iOS 7 unveiling

Report: NSA, FBI collecting content from Google, Facebook, other services

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The U.S. National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation have access to servers at Google, Facebook and other major Internet services, collecting audio, video, e-mail and other content for surveillance, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.The surveillance is taking place under a classified program called PRISM, which was...
Report: NSA, FBI collecting content from Google, Facebook, other services

In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple (AAPL)

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Tim Cook gave one of his most revealing quotes to date about how he's running Apple in an interview at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. Cook got his MBA at Duke 25 years ago. He was on campus for a reunion and did a one hour interview with Fuqua's Dean....
In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple (AAPL)

Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web

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Almost as an afterthought, Apple on Monday announced it was working on browser-based versions of its iWork productivity applications, a move one analyst said challenged Microsoft's Office behemoth....
Apple sees chance to compete with Office on the Web
Amazon's Kindle for iOS gets line spacing options, multipage highlights, textbook note filters, and more

Apple's iRadio could debut next week - will it outgun Spotify and Google's All Access?

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Apple has reportedly secured a key licensing deal for its upcoming new "iRadio" streaming music service just one week ahead of its annual WWDC conference in San Francisco. Warner Music, which had been holding out for better terms according to earlier reports, has reportedly now agreed to license its catalog...
Apple's iRadio could debut next week - will it outgun Spotify and Google's All Access?

Motorola to Challenge Apple's Future Fingerprint Authentication with Electrical Vitamins and Tattoo Superpowers

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There's been a lot of buzz surrounding Apple's possible use of a new Fingerprint scanner for a future iPhone, if not the next iPhone. Yet before any analyst made their views known on this feature, we first broke the news about Apple's biometric scanner back in 2012 and in fact...
Motorola to Challenge Apple's Future Fingerprint Authentication with Electrical Vitamins and Tattoo Superpowers
How Apple Can Bring Back All That Overseas Money (Comic)

What affect will Apple's choice of Bing for Siri in iOS 7 have on Google?

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Microsoft must be pretty happy with Apple’s decision to include Bing as the default search engine powered web results in Apple’s revamped Siri application heading to iOS 7 this fall. However, what does this all mean for Google? It could very well signal Apple’s increasing desire to cut its...
What affect will Apple's choice of Bing for Siri in iOS 7 have on Google?

Facebook's iOS Apps Might Be Draining Your Battery Life, So There's Your Excuse to Quit

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The cause all of our problems. One of the biggest flaws of the iPhone is how quickly it runs out of battery life–even when you’re not using it. Now, a German developer might’ve discovered the reason why that’s happening: it’s all Facebook’s fault. If you have the social network’s programs...
Facebook's iOS Apps Might Be Draining Your Battery Life, So There's Your Excuse to Quit
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