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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...

Apple's iPhone privacy clampdown arrives after 7-month delay

Apr. 26, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple is following through on its pledge to crack down on Facebook and other snoopy apps that secretly shadow people on their iPhones in order to target more advertising at users. The new privacy feature, dubbed “App Tracking Transparency,”...

Apple announces 1st East Coast campus in North Carolina

Apr. 26, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Apple is expanding spending in the U.S. and announced plans Monday to build its first East Coast campus, in North Carolina. The iPhone maker is boosting U.S. spending to $430 billion over the next five years and doubling its hiring plans by 20,000...

Utah LGBTQ+ nonprofit group to expand after $4M donations

Mar. 04, 2021 09:51 AM EST

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Utah nonprofit that provides resources for LGBTQ+ youth will expand to other states after receiving $4 million in donations. The donations to the nonprofit Encircle include a $2 million donation from Qualtrics founder and Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith...