Apple vs. Epic hearing previews a long, hard-fought trial to come thumbnail

Apple vs. Epic hearing previews a long, hard-fought trial to come

Enlarge / Whoever wins this case will get a llama full of prizes.Federal District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers heard arguments this morning regarding Epic’s request for a temporary injunction in its case against Apple. That injunction would force Apple to put Fortnite back on the iOS App Store during the trial, following the game’s removal…

Apple temporarily waives its 30-percent fee on Facebook events for small-businesses thumbnail

Apple temporarily waives its 30-percent fee on Facebook events for small-businesses

A hot potato: The so-called “Apple Tax” seems innocuous and on par with other digital storefronts like Steam. However, some see the never-ending cut into their revenue streams as an intrusion into a business model in which Apple has no vested interest. Furthermore, informing users of the fee when they are about to be charged…

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Apple Acquired Podcast App Scout FM Earlier This Year

In order to continue improving its Podcast offerings experience, Apple earlier this year purchased podcast app Scout FM, reports Bloomberg.The website for Scout FM is now defunct, but it was available on iPhones, Android devices, and Amazon smart speakers. Scout FM generated podcast stations covering various topics, similar to a radio station but for a…

Apple partner Servify raises $23 million to scale its devices after-sales and management platform overseas thumbnail

Apple partner Servify raises $23 million to scale its devices after-sales and management platform overseas

Servify, a Mumbai-headquartered startup that operates a device lifecycle management platform and works deeply with brands including Apple and Samsung in a number of geographies, has raised $23 million in a new financing round. The Series C financing round for the five-year-old startup was led by existing investor Iron Pillar, and other existing investors including…

Is Apple Down? App Store, Apple Music and More Reported Problems thumbnail

Is Apple Down? App Store, Apple Music and More Reported Problems

On Tuesday morning, people reported problems with various services from Apple including the streaming service Apple Music and the App Store. While many people reported issues accessing Apple’s services, most of the applications that were experiencing issues are seemingly back online.According to the Down Detector, people reported issues with a variety of Apple services on…

Apple makes 4 different iPad models — here's which ones are the newest thumbnail

Apple makes 4 different iPad models — here’s which ones are the newest

Audio Accessories Batteries & Charging Cameras Computers Gaming Fitness Headphones Home Theater Laptops Printers & Scanners Smart Home Smartphones Storage Tablets TVs Women’s clothing Women’s shoes Women’s handbags & accessories Men’s clothing Men’s shoes Men’s accessories Mattresses Bedroom Bathroom Cleaning Closet & Laundry Garage Entertaining Furniture Home Decor Holiday Decor Gardening Office Safety Smart Home…

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Apple Wants You to Smash That Subscribe Button

Apple’s September product events are usually noteworthy for their hardware announcements. But this year, like with just about everything else, was different. Apple did unveil new Watches and iPads, but the company’s most significant announcements came in the form of services. There’s a new set of subscription bundles that lumps all of Apple’s streaming services…

Apple Aids FBI in Protester Firebombing Investigation thumbnail

Apple Aids FBI in Protester Firebombing Investigation

Apple has turned over information on firebombing suspect Kelly Jackson, according to a report by Forbes published Monday morning. The iDevice megacorporation seems to be cooperating with a federal investigation, despite an earlier conflict with the Trump administration in January over access to data stored on iPhones belonging to the Saudi terrorist who killed three U.S. sailors in…

Apple Helps FBI Nab Cop Automobile Firebomber After Refusing to Unlock San Bernardino Gunman's iPhone thumbnail

Apple Helps FBI Nab Cop Automobile Firebomber After Refusing to Unlock San Bernardino Gunman’s iPhone

Apple Inc., which refused to unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino terrorists, used iCloud data to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrest a man who firebombed police cars during Black Lives Matter protests.The multinational tech giant released user iPhone photos stored on its server to federal agents, according to a Forbes report,…