Apple, Google plan to release contact-tracing tool this week

Apr 28, 2020
But what assurances are there that the data is private?
The Australian government's contact-tracing app, COVIDSafe. Apple and Google worked together on their own tech-based solution.
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Ready for 5G? Samsung's new flagship phones are equipped

Feb 18, 2020
The Galaxy S20 will be ready for next-generation wireless networks, which should improve later this year.
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Coronavirus disrupts Apple's supply chains

Feb 10, 2020
The company remains heavily dependent on Foxconn's factories in China for iPhones, iPads and Macs.
Workers assemble electronic components at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen, China.
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Democratic debate gives Apple's news service a chance to establish credibility

Feb 6, 2020
The company is partnering with ABC News to provide analytics, field questions from Apple News readers and provide infographics.
Apple CEO Tim Cook announces Apple News Plus during a company product launch in March 2019 in Cupertino, California.
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Apple earnings could offer clues on streaming performance

Jan 27, 2020
The tech company lacks the vast content of competitors but has buzz and money.
Buzz is building for "The Morning Show," which just won Jennifer Aniston a Screen Actors Guild Award and garnered several Golden Globe nominations.
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Trump visits Apple factory at crunch time for Apple

Nov 20, 2019
Apple needs to secure additional tariff exemptions before the next round on Dec. 15.
Apple's new Mac Pro on display in the showroom during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California on June 3, 2019.
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Can a credit card be sexist?

Nov 11, 2019
It is alleged that the Apple Card offers higher credits to men than it does women — on that basis alone.
Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, speaks during an Apple product launch event at the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park on March 25 in Cupertino, California.
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Apple pledges $2.5 billion to ease California's housing crisis

Nov 4, 2019
The move follows commitments of $1 billion each from Google's parent company and Facebook.
People look at a San Francisco home for sale in April. The Bay Area market that has become increasingly expensive as tech workers from Silicon Valley push up prices.
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Apple joins the streaming wars with a slim lineup

Nov 1, 2019
Will a handful of original shows be enough to hook subscribers?
Actors Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston speak during an event launching Apple TV Plus in Cupertino, California, earlier this year.
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Apple wants users to add its "Arcade" to subscriptions

Sep 20, 2019
It remains to be seen whether gamers are willing to pay for the kind of games they're used to getting for free.
"Some of the games in Apple's new video game subscription service, Apple Arcade."
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