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Carriers hate the iPhone

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Apple’s iPhone is the most profitable product offered by the most valuable company in the world. With only three iPhone models in its lineup, the Cupertino-based technology giant shipped more smartphones last quarter than any other vendor in the world. Carriers that sell Apple’s sought-after smartphone enjoy huge activation...
Carriers hate the iPhone

Madrid's neon knight upstaged by new Apple store

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Famous Tío Pepe sign faces uncertain future as technology giant moves into building where it has stood for 75 yearsOne of Spain's most iconic images, the huge Tío Pepe neon sign that glows above Madrid's central Puerta del Sol square, has been shoved aside at the same time as a...
Madrid's neon knight upstaged by new Apple store

US sues Apple over e-book prices

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Technology giant Apple and major publishers are being sued by the US Department of Justice over pricing of e-books....
US sues Apple over e-book prices

Cisco sees profits rise over 43%

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US technology giant Cisco says rising quarterly sales show that its cost-cutting plans are bearing fruit....
Cisco sees profits rise over 43%

Apple’s new iPad outfitted with 1GB RAM, early benchmarks reveal

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Whilst Apple remains characteristically mum on the specifications of the new iPad hardware, benchmark tests reveal that the Cupertino-based technology giant has included 1GB of memory in the device to compliment the device’s updated A5X processor. Reports suggested that Apple had beefed up the new iPad to sport more RAM but a tweet from iOS tinkerer...
Apple’s new iPad outfitted with 1GB RAM, early benchmarks reveal

Whitney Houston’s post-death album price rise? Blame Sony, not Apple

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This weekend, music superstar Whitney Houston died. As a result, millions mourned her death and honoured her memory by downloading her Greatest Hits and back catalog on their favourite digital music store. Apple’s iTunes music service and Amazon’s retail website were two of the most popular destinations for those wanting...
Whitney Houston’s post-death album price rise? Blame Sony, not Apple

Twitter to roll out ad products to 50 more countries

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Latin America and western Europe to be the first to get promoted tweets as network ramps up efforts to generate revenueTwitter has unveiled an aggressive expansion of its advertising products, with a rollout planned to 50 countries by the end of the year.The expansion marks the next stage for the...
Twitter to roll out ad products to 50 more countries

Australian government takes action against Apple over ‘misleading’ 4G iPad advertising

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Apple’s promotion of its new iPad has landed the company in hot water in Australia, where a government competition regulator has said it will take action against the Cupertino-based technology giant for “misleading” consumers over the tablets ability to connect to a 4G mobile data network in Australia. The Australian...
Australian government takes action against Apple over ‘misleading’ 4G iPad advertising

Apple to quadruple investment in India with new software outsourcing contracts

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Whilst onlookers are focusing their attention on Apple’s iPhone and iPad supply chain to gather information on the company’s next-generation smartphone and tablet devices, little is known about how it outsources its app development and maintenance work. Thanks to the India Times, a little more light has been shed on how Apple...
Apple to quadruple investment in India with new software outsourcing contracts

Australian watchdog considers suing Apple again, this time over e-book price fixing

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is said to be considering taking action against Apple for the second time in a month, over allegations that the Cupertino-based technology giant has engaged in price-fixing with titles in its iBookstore. The ACCC has urged retailers to formally raise the issue as it...
Australian watchdog considers suing Apple again, this time over e-book price fixing

Nokia’s 2011 by the numbers: $1.4bn operating loss, 77.3m smartphones and 339.8m mobiles shipped

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Today, Finnish mobile giant Nokia submitted its annual SEC financial report for 2011, detailing its yearly financials, risks, forward-looking statements — generally giving us an overview of the company’s health at the end of last year. Last year, Nokia took action to reverse its smartphone business, signing a deal with...
Nokia’s 2011 by the numbers: $1.4bn operating loss, 77.3m smartphones and 339.8m mobiles shipped

Apple funding “large portion” of Samsung’s Texas chip-making plant, says analyst

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Despite courtroom battles between the two companies around the world, Apple still relies on Samsung to provide much of the components for its smartphone and tablet devices, so much so that it is believed that it has invested a significant amount in the Korean firm’s Texas-based chip making plant. Samsung...
Apple funding “large portion” of Samsung’s Texas chip-making plant, says analyst

Oracle chief buys Hawaiian island

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Larry Ellison, the chief executive of technology giant Oracle, is to buy 98% of Lanai, the Hawaiian island, the governor of the Pacific US state said....
Oracle chief buys Hawaiian island

Apple stock hits $500 milestone

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Shares in technology giant Apple cross $500 (£317) a share for the first time....
Apple stock hits $500 milestone

Apple pressured to drop 4G iPad branding in Australia, asks to postpone May 2 court hearing

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Apple has said that a Melbourne court has not given it enough time to fully prepare for a defence of a case where it has been accused of misleading Australian consumers with the marketing of a its new 4G-enabled iPad tablet. The company was in court on Monday, entering talks...
Apple pressured to drop 4G iPad branding in Australia, asks to postpone May 2 court hearing

Apple begins to ease new iPad availability, orders now showing 1-2 week deliveries

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Having officially sold over 3 million new iPads since launch day, Apple has begun to ease constraints on availability as delivery times have been cut by up to a week across a number of the company’s regional online stores. Customers rushing to preorder the new iPad brought the Apple website...
Apple begins to ease new iPad availability, orders now showing 1-2 week deliveries

LG launches LG Cloud, blows raspberries at S-Cloud

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Four days before the purported launch of Samsung's cloud service, Korea's other technology giant has unveiled LG Cloud. The eponymous service offers 5GB free space as standard, while owners of LG's Smart TVs or smartphones will get 50GB free for six months. It'll push content between your devices, appropriately...
LG launches LG Cloud, blows raspberries at S-Cloud

WSJ: HBO to relax its exclusive video licensing and help bring more movies to Apple’s iCloud

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Apple’s iCloud service could soon welcome more movie content after Time Warner-owned paid television network HBO said it is in talks with studios to loosen its licensing terms for exclusive video content, the Wall Street Journal reports. HBO, which pays millions of dollars to exclusively broadcast movies during certain ‘windows’...
WSJ: HBO to relax its exclusive video licensing and help bring more movies to Apple’s iCloud

Mobile website specialist Wapple prevails over Apple in UK trademark spat

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As Apple fights over its iPad trademark in China, the Cupertino-based technology giant has seen its complaint against mobile website specialists Wapple dismissed by the Intellectual Property Office, bringing to an end a four year legal battle for the UK-based company. Apple challenged Wapple’s trademark application in 2007, claiming that...
Mobile website specialist Wapple prevails over Apple in UK trademark spat

Tim Cook: I don’t really think anything Microsoft does puts pressure on Apple

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This morning Apple released the developer preview for Mac OS X 10.8 ‘Mountain Lion’, whipping up Apple fans and product owners into a frenzy as the Cupertino-based technology giant showed its plans to further merge the Mac OS and iOS platforms. As is customary with any big release from Apple, a number...
Tim Cook: I don’t really think anything Microsoft does puts pressure on Apple

iPad Launch Lets Apple Tout Tablet Market Potential

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Apple on Wednesday will pull back the curtain on an iPad that has sharper-resolution screen and faster network speeds than its year-old predecessor, people familiar with the matter say. Apple’s invite for its March 7 event features a photo of an iPad. While the specs will generate much interest, perhaps...
iPad Launch Lets Apple Tout Tablet Market Potential

Nvidia responds to Apple’s A5X processor claims: Can we see the benchmarks?

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During the unveiling of the new iPad at the company’s San Francisco keynote yesterday, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller was eager to point out the capabilities of Apple’s new A5X processor, comparing its graphics performance to one of its rivals — the Tegra 3 from Nvidia. Describing...
Nvidia responds to Apple’s A5X processor claims: Can we see the benchmarks?

VIDEO: Can HP return to its former glory?

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Can the once mighty technology giant Hewlett Packard return to its former glory?...
VIDEO: Can HP return to its former glory?

The ‘Sent from my iPhone’ message: China’s latest Apple counterfeiting trend

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China is known for being the home of many of Apple’s key supply-chain partners, but it also has a healthy reputation for its burgeoning black market, where Apple fakes and copies are sold to consumers who cannot afford the real thing. As we’ve all seen, there are even dedicated fake Apple...
The ‘Sent from my iPhone’ message: China’s latest Apple counterfeiting trend
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Apple’s secret weapon

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The technology giant will ask a federal judge this week to stop sales of a Samsung tablet for allegedly ripping off the iPad. The case rests on an increasingly vital set of assets: design patents. By Roger Parloff, senior editor FORTUNE — On Friday, Apple will ask a federal judge in...
Apple’s secret weapon

Get ready for the iPad 3: Apple sends invites to March 7th iPad unveiling in San Francisco

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Apple on Tuesday circulated invitations to a press conference on March 7th where the Cupertino-based technology giant will unveil its next-generation iPad tablet. The event will be held in San Francisco rather than in New York, as had been reported earlier on Tuesday. Apple’s iPad 3 is expected to feature...
Get ready for the iPad 3: Apple sends invites to March 7th iPad unveiling in San Francisco
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Great technology — however cool — isn’t always enough

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On the surface, Plastic Logic had it all. When the British company first emerged 12 years ago, it looked as if it could become a technology giant: after all, it was spun out of one of the world’s great universities, staffed by amazing engineers, and owned a killer product —...
Great technology — however cool — isn’t always enough

AUDIO: US has 'strong case' against Apple's e-books

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Tim Coates, former managing director of WH Smith and Waterstones, and founder of e-books sales and lending site Bilbary, on the United States government suing the technology giant Apple and some major book publishers, saying they conspired to limit competition for electronic books...
AUDIO: US has 'strong case' against Apple's e-books
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