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Tim Cook joins the billionaire club as Apple nears $2tn valuation 

Apple has thrived under Cook’s leadership with the iPhone X and a move into subscription TVApple chief executive Tim Cook has joined the billionaire club as the iPhone maker is poised to become the US’s first $2tn company.Apple’s performance has so far proved to be coronavirus-proof, crushing Wall Street expectations in each of the last two quarters, and pus […]

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Apple imported clothes from Xinjiang firm facing US forced labour sanctions 

Details on staff uniforms come after CEO Tim Cook says he will not tolerate modern slaveryApple has imported clothes – probably uniforms for staff in stores – from a company facing US sanctions over forced labour at a subsidiary firm in China’s western Xinjiang region, shipping records show.The details come a week after Apple’s chief executive, Tim Cook, tol […]

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Apple says game streaming services violate its App Store guidelines  

Apple said that these game streaming services violate the terms and conditions of the App Store as they give access to games the company can’t individually review.

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LG Velvet review: sexy, futuristic and stylish, and a match for the iPhone, apart from lower photo quality 

LG’s newest smartphone, the mid-range LG Velvet, comes loaded with stylish hardware and sleek fingerprint-reading technology, and comes as the Korean tech giant adopts a new design language and device naming scheme.Could the new flagship phone convert an Apple addict?I’ve been #TeamiPhone for 10 years, trapped in the iOS ecosystem and pretty satisfied with e […]

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Ewan McGregor rides an electric Harley length of South America in new Apple TV+ show 

Apple TV+ has just officially announced a new show from actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, which will document their 2019 trip as they ride electric Harley-Davidson LiveWires all the way from the tip of South America to Mexico. The show, called Long Way Up, will see the motorbiking duo cover 21,000 km (13,000 miles) over 100 days. Starting from the ci […]

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At last, the tech titans’ nerd immunity shows signs of fading 

Congress grilled Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon last week, and their pitiful replies show Democrats may be set to curtail them at lastThe most striking thing about Wednesday’s congressional interrogation of the leaders of Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon was the absence of deference to the four moguls. This was such a radical departure from previous pr […]

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Apple’s latest acquisition could turn iPhones into payment terminals 

iPhone users may be able to accept credit card payments from other people without needing extra hardware in the future. According to Bloomberg, Apple has acquired a startup called Mobeewave Inc., which is behind a technology that can turn iPhones int…

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Apple managed growth in China, helped by ‘record’ iPad and services revenue plus an iPhone bounce 

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that services revenue set a new June quarter record in China. Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri added that iPad also set a June quarter revenue record in Greater China.

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Apple, with a bet on streaming, gets a shock from the Emmys. Disney gets a boost. 

Apple had spent $150 million to produce “The Morning Show,” which was thought to be a lock for outstanding drama. But Baby Yoda prevailed, underscoring how streaming has upended the old rules of television and its line between prestige and commercial entities.

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‘Big companies aren’t bad’: Zuckerberg and other tech CEOs to testify in historic antitrust hearing 

Chief executives of Amazon, Google and Apple will also testify as part of a high-powered investigation of the tech industry“Companies aren’t bad just because they are big,” Facebook executive Mark Zuckerberg is set to tell Congress on Wednesday, as the world’s most powerful technology companies face a historic investigation into their size and power.Zuckerbe […]

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Bezos, Cook, Zuckerberg and Pichai Face Lawmakers’ Antitrust Concerns 

Top executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will appear at a House antitrust hearing on Wednesday. They’re expected to face questions about whether their companies have become too powerful and dominant. WSJ’s Jason Bellini reports. Photo composite: Sharon Shi

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Italy is launching an antitrust investigation into Amazon and Apple 

Amazon and Apple are facing more antitrust accusations. This time, Italy is investigating. Authorities want to know whether the two companies agreed to prevent retailers who are not part of Apple’s official program to sell Apple products and Beats he…

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Apple and Ireland win appeal against the European Commission’s $15 billion tax ruling 

The General Court of the European Court of Justice has annulled an EU decision that involved Apple’s subsidiaries in Ireland. Four years ago, the European Commission said that Ireland had failed to collect €13 billion in taxes from Apple — roughly $15 billion. According to the press statement, “the Commission did not succeed in showing to the requisite legal […]

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Bank of England’s Tenreyro predicts ‘incomplete ‘V-shaped’ recovery – business live 

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: BoE policymaker predicts ‘incomplete V’Unemployment will hurt recovery, points out Silvana TenreyroIntroduction: UK consumer prices rose in JuneComputer games got pricier, but crisps prices fell Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.25am BST Over in Brussels, Apple ha […]

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Apple wins appeal against EU’s $14.9 billion tax bill 

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The EU’s second-highest court has overturned a ruling that ordered Apple to pay a record €13 billion ($14.9 billion) in back taxes to the Irish government. The ruling was originally made by the European Commission in 2016 and was seen as a significant win for Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s antitrust chief. Vestager concl […]

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