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Apple must face more claims over lost texts

Already under siege over its iMessage system, Apple must now face claims that it violated users’ privacy by blocking them from receiving some text messages after they ditched their iPhones. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose allowed plaintiffs to Read More →

Apple backs away from “free” apps in App Store

There are no more "FREE" apps in the App Store. Now, you just "GET" them. In a subtle but significant shift, Apple on Wednesday rebranded apps that were once labeled free. To select an app that is free to download, users now Read More →

Apple must pay up for stepping on pager patents

Years after cell phones made pagers obsolete, the patents underlying the chirping messengers can still come back to bite Apple. A federal jury in Marshall, Texas, decided yesterday that Apple must pay $23.6 million for stepping on patents for SkyTel pager technology that Read More →

FTC, Apple reportedly working on health data protection

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is querying Apple about the security of consumers' data as the company intensifies a push into mobile health, according to a report from Reuters. Reuters reported Thursday that the FTC has met with Apple various Read More →

Apple market cap hits all-time high

Apple's market capitalization soared to an all-time high of more than $663 billion Thursday morning. Buoyed by strong iPhone sales and sterling fourth-quarter financial results, the Cupertino-based company eclipsed its previous market capitalization record of roughly $658 billion, set in September Read More →

Apple must confront lawsuit over lost texts

A San Jose federal judge has allowed a former iPhone user to move forward with allegations that Apple did not warn her that she might lose some text messages after switching over to rival a ecosystem like Android. In a 17-page order issued late Monday, U.S. Read More →
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