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Apple plans iPhone software update to reverse Chinese ban

December 14, 2018

Via: The Verge

Apple claims it has found a software solution to the court injunction which recently banned some of its older iPhones from being sold in China. In a statement to Reuters the company said it would be issuing a software update […]


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Qualcomm asks China to ban the iPhone XS and XR

December 13, 2018

Via: The Verge

Qualcomm is trying to get the latest iPhones banned from China after a win in court earlier this week delivered a preliminary ban on Apple’s older phones. According to the Financial Times, Qualcomm has now asked Chinese courts to issue […]


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Apple to build $1B Austin campus, add thousands of jobs in US expansion

December 13, 2018

Via: CNET

Apple will build a new Austin campus for $1 billion and expand its operations across the US, the company said Thursday. The iPhone maker will also set up new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, Los Angeles County, […]


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Lenovo staff loses company-issued laptop… and colleagues’ data

December 12, 2018

Via: CNET

Despite massive data breaches that have come to light in recent days, people haven’t learnt to protect their personal information. A Lenovo employee has lost a company-issued laptop containing unencrypted payroll data belonging to colleagues based in the Asia Pacific […]


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Qualcomm secures iPhone ban in China, but Apple says all models still available for purchase

December 10, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

The ongoing legal saga between Qualcomm and Apple over iPhone royalty payments took an interesting turn today. According to CNBC, a court in China recently granted Qualcomm an injunction over the import and sale of various iPhone models. The impetus […]


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Millions of smartphones were taken offline yesterday by an expired certificate

December 7, 2018

Via: The Verge

Ericsson has confirmed that a fault with its software was the source of yesterday’s massive network outage, which took millions of smartphones offline across the UK and Japan and created issues in almost a dozen countries. In a statement, Ericsson […]


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Apple’s shares slide on analyst downgrade that the iPhone is now ‘facing the reality’

December 5, 2018

Via: Phone Arena

HSBC analysts have changed their Apple stock recommendation to “hold” from “buy,” reports CNBC, sending Apple’s stock in another tailspin. Prior to the cut, the shares had lost about 18% of their value for this quarter alone, and added a […]


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Apple reportedly reassigned some marketing staff to focus on boosting new iPhone sales

December 4, 2018

Via: 9to5Mac

We have already seen Apple aggressively promote trade in bonuses, moves that the company does not typically make in the wake of the release of new iPhones. However, it seems like Apple is working harder than ever to push unit […]


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Samsung patent describes behind-display fingerprint scanner for phones and watches

December 4, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Smartphones with in-display fingerprint scanners already exist, and the Galaxy S10 is expected to have a high-performance ultrasonic version. Smartphones with in-display cameras will start popping up this month, with Samsung and Huawei both set to announce one before the […]


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Samsung could borrow an idea from Huawei for future phone cameras

December 3, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

In recent years Huawei’s flagships like the Huawei P20 Pro and Huawei Mate 20 Pro have had excellent cameras, and part of the reason for that might come down to the decision to have both monochrome and color lenses. It’s […]