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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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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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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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And the winner is? The results of the Marketplace smartphone blind taste test

May 29, 2019
Marketplace's smartphone blind taste test found Huawei and Motorola outperformed, and Apple underperformed.
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Steven Spielberg, Reese Witherspoon help launch Apple TV service

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Mar 25, 2019
Usually when Apple hosts one of its “special events” at the Steve Jobs Theater in Silicon Valley, it’s rolling out new products, unveiling the latest iPhone, Mac or Apple Watch on the black stage with dramatic music and slick videos. Today’s event had all of that, plus appearances by Steve Carell, Steven Spielberg and Reese […]
Actors Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston speak during an event launching Apple tv+ at Apple headquarters on March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, California.
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Are super expensive new cellphones worth the price?

Feb 22, 2019
Wednesday, Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Fold, which will arrive in April and start at $1,980.
DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division of Samsung Electronics, announces the new Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone during the Samsung Unpacked event on February 20, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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Samsung has seen better days. Can a folding screen help?

Feb 19, 2019
Will a folding screen make a difference for Samsung's bottom line?
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Apple, the iPhone, and the Innovator's Dilemma

Feb 1, 2019
If you re-read the first few chapters of The Innovator’s Dilemma and you insert "Apple" every time Clayton Christensen mentions "a company," a certain picture emerges.
The Apple logo is seen onstage prior to an event at the Steve Jobs Theater on September 12, 2018 in Cupertino, California.
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What might help Apple sell more iPhones? Cheaper iPhones

Jan 30, 2019
And that's especially true in China and India.
iPhones at an Apple store in Milan.
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iPhone sales fall in China, but fans abound

Jan 28, 2019
Apple prices can be an issue, but many Chinese still consider the devices prestigious.
An Apple store in Shanghai offers customers a discount on the new iPhone XR model if they trade in an older iPhone model.
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