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Apple Watch import ban

The Biden Administration will not overrule a U.S. International Trade Commission decision that could block imports of Apple Inc’s Apple Watches for infringing AliveCor Inc patents related to heart monitoring, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative said Tuesday. An AliveCor spokesperson also said it had been informed there would be no veto of the […]

apple probe

The U.S. Justice Department has in recent months escalated its long-running antitrust probe on Apple Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday citing people familiar with the matter. Reuters previously reported the Justice Department opened an antitrust probe into Apple in 2019 to review whether technology giants were using their size to act in […]

Apple to Start Using In-House Screens

Apple Inc is planning to start using its own custom displays in its mobile devices from 2024 onwards in an attempt to bring more components in-house, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The company intends to begin by swapping out the display in the highest-end Apple Watches by the […]

Boe Plans New Factories in Vietnam

Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group Co Ltd, a supplier of both Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, plans to invest a substantial sum to build two factories in Vietnam, two people familiar with the matter said. The investment may total up to $400 million, one of them said. The plan underscores efforts by […]

Wall St Starts the Year with a Dip

Wall Street’s main indexes closed lower on the first trading day of 2023 with the biggest drags from Tesla and Apple, while investors worried about the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate hiking path as they awaited minutes from its December meeting. Shares in electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc closed down 12 percent after hitting their lowest level […]

Australia Takes Aim at Apple

An Australian regulator, after using new powers to make the tech giants share information about their methods, accused Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp not doing enough to stop child exploitation content on their platforms. The e-Safety Commissioner, an office set up to protect internet users, said that after sending legal demands for information to some […]

Apple’s Japan Investment

Apple Inc said on Tuesday it had invested more than $100 billion in its Japanese supply network over the last five years, as its Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook visited the epicentre of the country’s semiconductor industry. Cook said in a Monday tweet he visited Kumamoto prefecture in southwestern Japan, home to factories of many […]

Ericsson and Apple

Ericsson said on Friday it had struck a global patent licence agreement with Apple, ending a row over royalty payments for the use of 5G wireless patents in iPhones. The Swedish telecoms equipment maker said the multi-year deal included global cross-licences for patented cellular standard-essential technologies, and granted certain other patent rights. “The settlement ends […]