Apple, Epic Games head to court over App Store

Apple takes a 15% to 30% cut of app sales, in-app purchases and subscriptions. Epic says this is unfair.
To download something to your iPhone (such as the popular video game "Fortnite"), you have to go through its App Store.
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Apple releases privacy update that clamps down on data tracking

Apr 27, 2021
Apple’s privacy feature requires apps that track users’ web activities to get their express permission before doing so.
Apple has been talking about this change for seven months, and companies reliant on online advertising, like Facebook, have said their profitability could take a hit.
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Apple will spend more than $1 billion on new campus in North Carolina's Triangle

Apr 26, 2021
The move's all about attracting talent — a lot of it.
Apple's North Carolina branch may attract workers who don't want to live in San Francisco or New York City.
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Apple expected to put iPads back in the spotlight

Apr 19, 2021
Tablets in general have become less popular over time, but things changed during the pandemic.
Tablet sales growth had fallen every year since 2015, according to Gartner. Then, the pandemic hit, and tablet sales growth jumped by 23%.
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Apple is investing in a company that lets musicians own their work

Mar 31, 2021
UnitedMasters helps artists distribute music, but it is unclear if this type of alternative model will further disrupt the major record label system.
Taylor Swift is one notable example of an artist at odds with a major record label over the rights to their own music.
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Apple looks to build on strong end to 2020

Jan 27, 2021
The company's fourth quarter earnings hit a new high at a time when personal devices took on added importance.
The pandemic has made electronics more important for those working or learning from home.
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Apple is making its own computer chips

Nov 11, 2020
The company is following in the footsteps of its success with the iPhone.
Apple is ending ties with Intel and will start using its own computer chips in its products.
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Not everyone with a new iPhone 12 will get faster 5G connection

The fastest of the new 5G networks are still being built, meaning the infrastructure for these new iPhones is not completely there yet.
Apple pointed out that its new iPhones are compatible with millimeter wave 5G, at least in the U.S., but not everyone will have access to those networks yet.
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House report says Big Tech companies have "too much power"

Oct 7, 2020
The House report calls for the biggest changes in decades in how the government regulates and prevents monopolies.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies via video conference on Capitol Hill in July.
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Apple's September event, usually headlined by a new iPhone, is different this year

Sep 15, 2020
Apple will probably debut its 5G-connected iPhone next month.
This year, Apple could continue its transition to providing more services, like music, news, TV and cloud storage.
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