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Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

Apr. 17, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet. The surprise truce announced Tuesday came just as the former allies turned antagonists were facing off in a federal court...

Apple vs. Netflix: Why turf wars are flaring in big tech

Mar. 27, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

Apple's ambitious leap into streaming video illustrates an escalating trend: Tech's biggest companies, faced with limits to their growth, are encroaching on each other's turf. Apple is taking on Netflix by launching a subscription TV service with its own original shows. Facebook is edging into Amazon's e-commerce...

Asian shares mixed following rebound on Wall Street

Mar. 27, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia early Wednesday after U.S. stocks finished broadly higher on Wall Street, erasing modest losses from a day earlier. Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.5 percent to 21,328.88 while the Shanghai Composite added 0.6 percent to 3,013.57. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 0.5...

Apple tries to take a bite out of credit card industry

Mar. 26, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

Apple is rolling out a credit card that it says is designed to do things no other card can. So how does it actually stack up? It looks different from a traditional credit card — there's no number on the front and the users' name is etched in metal. The card expands the company's digital Apple Pay...

Apples wins 1, loses 1 in battle over iPhone technology

Mar. 26, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A mind-bending battle over some of the technology used in iPhones became even more muddled Tuesday when a federal trade agency handed separate victories to the embittered foes, Apple and Qualcomm. On Tuesday, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued two decisions within a few...

Clarification: Apple-Streaming TV story

Mar. 26, 2019 6:40 PM EDT
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — In a story March 25, The Associated Press reported that Apple's new credit card will offer 2 percent cash back. That applies only when using Apple Pay, a mobile version of the card. Using the physical card will earn 1 percent cash back.

The Latest: Apple wins a round in iPhone patent dispute

Mar. 26, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. International Trade Commission's findings in cases alleging Apple's iPhones infringed on technology owned by Qualcomm (all times local): 3 p.m. The U.S. International Trade Commission is reversing an administrative law judge's findings that Apple's iPhones...

Business Highlights

Mar. 26, 2019 5:06 PM EDT

___ Banks, technology companies power a rebound for US stocks Stocks finished broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier. Financial, technology and health care stocks accounted for much of the rally. Banks benefited from rising bond yields, which let them charge...

Newspapers largely shun Apple's news subscription service

Mar. 26, 2019 3:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Many newspaper publishers — after suffering for a decade from job losses, shrinking ad dollars and circulation declines — are so far shunning Apple's new "Netflix for news" subscription. For $10 a month, Apple News Plus offers articles from more than 300 magazines, but only...

China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption

Mar. 26, 2019 6:47 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China's former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption charges Tuesday. The Intermediate People's Court in the eastern city of Ningbo said Lu...