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Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion in unpaid rebates, alleges attempted perjury, extortion

Apple sued Qualcomm today, alleging that the mobile chip giant owes it at least a billion dollars in unpaid rebates and agreements. Apple further states that Qualcomm “attempted to extort Apple into changing its responses and providing false information to ...

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Apple built its own custom GPU core starting with the iPhone 6 — and nobody noticed

Apple’s path from licensing standard ARM cores to building its own CPU design was well-documented, starting with the company’s decision to purchase PA Semi in April 2008. Its GPU cores, in contrast, have been broadly assumed to be licensed from ...

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Apple still ignoring ‘touch disease,’ would really prefer you just bought an iPhone 7

A few weeks ago, we covered the so-called “touch disease” that’s killing iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hardware well before its expiration date. The problem, according to all reports, arose because of design flaws intrinsic to the iPhone 6 and 6 ...

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Why self-driving cars are drawing ever closer — except from Apple

In just a few short months, the future of self-driving grew clearer and closer. It was the result of shuffling alliances among automakers, sensor- and software-providers, and the most major (Tier One) automotive component suppliers. Automakers announced ambitious timing for ...

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Apple wants you to know that it loves AI more than you realize

Apple has been busy snapping up dozens of AI startups, and its Siri product is one of the most-widely-used AI applications on the planet, but recent AI headlines have focused on more glamorous efforts — especially from competitors Google and ...

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Another sign Apple is nixing the iPhone 7’s headphone jack: Cirrus Logic releases Lightning kit

For months, there’ve been rumors that Apple would remove the ubiquitous 3.5mm headphone jack from its next-generation iPhone. Those rumors got another boost yesterday when Cirrus Logic unveiled its new MFi Headset Development Kit. The new development board is “designed ...

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Small is big again: Apple announces 4-inch iPhone SE

One of the major trends in phone design across both Android and iOS has been the concerted push towards larger devices. Apple has actually moved less aggressively towards phablets than much of the Android market, but the iPhone 6 moved ...

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Apple Sauce: The DOJ wants to force Apple to cooperate; Trump calls for Apple boycott

Share This article Tim Cook’s condemnation of a federal court order compelling Apple to write custom software that can bypass its own security restrictions has royally honked off the Department of Justice, which filed a motion today to compel Apple’s ...

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Bruce at the Garden: The Boss' best nods to the Big Apple!

SAM MIRCOVICH/REUTERS Bruce Springsteen will rock the Garden on Sunday and Wednesday night along with guitarists Steve Van Zandt (r.) and Nils Lofgren (l.) and the rest of the E Street Band. There is no artist as synonymous with New ...

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