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Apple previews new software for iPhone, other gadgets

Jun. 08, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple kicked off its second annual all-virtual developer conference with a keynote that outlined new updates to its software for iPhones and other devices. The presentation highlighted more privacy options for paid iCloud accounts and a “Find My” service that helps find...

Judge digs into Apple app store policies as Epic trial ends

May. 24, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — The judge who will decide a case challenging Apple’s stranglehold on its iPhone app store indicated on Monday she would like to promote more competition but without dismantling a commission system that reaps billions of dollars for the technology powerhouse. ...

Apple CEO faces tough questions about app store competition

May. 21, 2021 18:16 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook described the company's ironclad control over its mobile app store as the best way to serve and protect iPhone users, but he faced tough questions about competition issues from a judge Friday about allegations he oversees an illegal monopoly. ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify Friday as Epic trial nears end

May. 19, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook will take the witness stand this Friday in a high-stakes courtroom battle over the lucrative commissions the iPhone maker has been raking in from its mobile app store. The timing of Cook's highly anticipated testimony was...

Samsung thrives as Seoul mulls pardon of corporate heir

May. 18, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Pressure is mounting on South Korean President Moon Jae-in to pardon Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, who is back in prison after his conviction in a massive corruption scandal, even though business has rarely looked better at South Korea’s largest company. ...

Kentucky plant benefiting from latest Apple investment

May. 10, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Apple deepened its ties to a Kentucky plant on Monday by awarding another $45 million to support Corning Inc.'s work to supply glass for the tech giant's iPhones and other devices. The latest investment will expand Corning's manufacturing capacity...

Apple's 'walled garden' faces Epic attack in app store trial

May. 03, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s lucrative app store was alternately portrayed as a price-gouging monopoly and a hub of world-changing innovation during the preamble to a trial that may reshape the technological landscape. The contrasting portraits were drawn on...

Apple's app store goes on trial in threat to 'walled garden'

May. 02, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — On Monday, Apple faces one of its most serious legal threats in recent years: A trial that threatens to upend its iron control over its app store, which brings in billions of dollars each year while feeding more than 1.6 billion iPhones, iPads, and other devices. ...

NC House speaker: Transgender sports bill has been set aside

Apr. 29, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly won't advance legislation this year preventing transgender girls and women from competing in school sports labeled for biologically female athletes, a top legislative leader said. “The House will not be taking...

Apple profit soars in latest quarter on higher iPhone sales

Apr. 28, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

Demand for the iPhone and other Apple products drove profits to more than double in the January-March period as the tech giant continued to capitalize on smartphone addiction. Profits came to $23.6 billion, or $1.40 per share, while revenue climbed 54% to $89.6 billion in...