The Snapchat app on an iPhone screen. Snap largely blamed Apple's privacy settings for its recent failure to meet quarterly earnings expectations.
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The global computer chip shortage finally hits Apple and its new iPhone 13 models

Oct 13, 2021
The company had managed to steer clear of the shortages that have hit carmakers and other manufacturers.
iPhone may cut production of some iPhone 13 models in response to the semiconductor chip shortage.
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Is Congress about to regulate Big Tech?

Jun 24, 2021
Axios reporter Margaret Harding McGill breaks down the antitrust bills moving through the House of Representatives.
Rhode Island Democrat David Cicilline is the chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law.
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User data, software updates on agenda at Apple developer conference

Jun 7, 2021
The Worldwide Developers Conference will likely focus on privacy. But it's also a big event for third-party software developers.
Apple's not likely to drop a brand-new iPhone this time around, but software updates that deal with user data might make news.
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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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