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AAPL Company Stories November 17

Opinion: Another Apple PR fail as company waits until forced to act over Right to Repair

Today has seen another Apple PR fail as the company has, once again, waited until forced to act – this time over Right to Repair pressure. The company has finally now accepted that consumers should be allowed to repair their own Apple kit, including the very latest and most complex devices. Apple’s previous resistance has […]

AAPL Company Stories September 6

Germany wants Apple to update and repair iPhones for 7 years

A new environmental responsibility proposal from the German government to the European Union says Apple should require security updates and spare parts for iPhone for at least seven years. According to Heise Online, Germany’s Ministry of Economics also wants spare parts provided “at a reasonable price.”

AAPL Company Stories June 29

Apple’s iconic iSight webcam design makes a return in new 4K Dell UltraSharp camera

Dell has unveiled a new UltraSharp webcam that is sure to look familiar to Mac users. The UltraSharp webcam features a cylindrical design that heavily resembles Apple’s iconic iSight webcam, which Apple introduced at WWDC in 2003 and ultimately discontinued in 2008.

AAPL Company Stories June 23

Opinion: Apple could have avoided the App Store mess by listening to Schiller in 2011

Apple is currently busy trying to extricate itself from an App Store mess. It’s making calls, writing letters, publishing white papers, and conducting interviews, all in an attempt to reverse the antitrust tide. Some of the moves it is making frankly signal desperation, and it’s astonishing to me that the company missed an opportunity to […]

AAPL Company Stories June 16

Apple execs talk Apple Watch, AirPods health and fitness monitoring, more in new interviews

Following WWDC 2021 wrapping up last week, Apple executives are continuing to appear in podcasts and YouTube videos to discuss the company’s latest announcements. In a new video posted today, YouTuber Rene Ritchie sits down with Apple’s Kevin Lynch and Deidre Caldbeck to talk Apple Watch, Health, and more.

Apple ecosystem at risk from US antitrust legislation, argues analyst

Analyst Ben Thompson believes that US antitrust legislation could put the Apple ecosystem at risk unless the company is prepared to compromise on the App Store. The danger is that legislators may view the various ecosystem components as anti-competitive, but would be less likely to do so without the App Store playing such a central […]

AAPL Company Stories June 9

Siri antitrust concerns raised by EU, along with Alexa and Google Assistant

Siri antitrust concerns have been expressed by businesses, says the European Union’s competition chief, with the same issues being raised about Alexa and Google Assistant. The remarks were made after a consultation process that heard from more than 200 companies over the course of a year. Competition head Margrethe Vestager said there are four concerns…

AAPL Company Stories June 2

Apple promotes study showing the App Store ecosystem grew to $643 billion in 2020

Apple has published a new press release on its Newsroom website today underscoring the economic impact of the App Store. Ahead of the Worldwide Developers Conference kicking off next week, Apple touts that developers grow total billings and sales in the App Store ecosystem by 24% to $643 billion in 2020.

AAPL Company Stories May 19

Craig Federighi begins testifying in Apple vs. Epic case, focuses on iPhone security

Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, has now taken the stand and is testifying in the company’s ongoing legal battle with Epic. Apple has said that Federighi’s testimony will focus heavily on security, highlighting the lengths to which Apple goes to protect its users.

AAPL Company Stories May 21

Live blog: Apple CEO Tim Cook testifies in Epic legal battle

Apple CEO Tim Cook is rounding out a trio of senior-level executive testimonies in the ongoing legal battle with Epic Games. Following testimonies from Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi, Cook is taking the stand this morning. Read on as we live blog Cook’s testimony as it happens.

AAPL Company Stories May 9

Epic vs. Apple court case: First week recap

The Epic vs. Apple court case started on May 3. As it still has two more weeks to go, here’s what we’ve learned this week with the trial.

AAPL Company Stories May 6

App Store VP testifies in Epic trial as emails reveal special API access for Hulu and other devs

As the Epic vs. Apple trial continues, today marked our first Apple executive testimony. The vice president of the App Store, Matt Fischer, testified in the case today, detailing his involvement in the App Store, the creation of Apple’s guidelines, and more.

AAPL Company Stories May 4

Epic CEO says he would have taken a special App Store deal if Apple had offered

The Apple vs. Epic trial continued today, with Epic CEO Tim Sweeney testifying and facing cross-examination from Apple’s lawyers. Sweeney was pressed on Epic’s business model, the company’s relationship with the likes of Microsoft and Sony, and more.

AAPL Company Stories April 20

Roundup: Here’s everything Apple could announce at its April 20 ‘Spring Loaded’ event

Apple has officially confirmed its long-anticipated spring 2021 event. This year, Apple is holding a virtual event on April 20, and it’s teasing it with the tagline “Spring Loaded.” The event could include a new iPad Pro, AirTags, and more. Read on as we round up everything that Apple could announce during its April 20 […]

AAPL Company Stories March 22

Apple’s veteran developer relations exec retires, role taken over by product marketing VP

Apple’s executive responsible for the App Store developer relations has retired after two decades at the company, according to a new report by Bloomberg. The role is being handed over to a veteran Apple marketing executive.

AAPL Company Stories March 8

Will WWDC 2021 be virtual or in-person? Here’s what we know so far

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple pivoted its annual Worldwide Developers Conference to a completely virtual format last year. This year, speculation is starting to mount about whether WWDC 2021 will be virtual again or could have some sort of in-person component…

AAPL Company Stories May 29, 2009

ZDNet talks WWDC

AAPL Company Stories June 3, 2009

First WWDC banners posted

Flickr user adamjackson1984 looks like the first to post pictures of WWDC 2009 decor.  As you can see below, the major theme looks to be One Year Later.  Light Years Ahead which seems to refer to the tens of thousands of App Store applications put together by developers. 

Updated White MacBooks outperform more expensive Unibody siblings across the board

Zoikes!  Macworld labs just got done testing the new white MacBook and apparently it is a real screamer.  So much, in fact, that it blew right past the $300 more costly Unibody MacBook.  That’s right, the $999 $925 MacBook is faster than the $1299 MacBook.   Results are below (more at Macworld).

The good news for you fans of the aluminum is that Apple likely will most likely not let this stand. We’re hoping to see more incremental updates at WWDC..maybe even with a little 3G/GPS juice.

AAPL Company Stories June 8, 2009

Techticker on WWDC

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