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EU Set To Approve Apple Plan For Opening NFC Access

European Commission reportedly set to approve Apple proposal for providing rivals access to iPhone, iPad contactless tech

23 mins ago

Tim Cook Says Apple Considering Factory In Indonesia

CEO Tim Cook during visit to Jakarta says Apple will look into building a manufacturing facility in Indonesia

5 days ago

Apple Loses Smartphone Crown To Samsung Amidst China Pressure

Apple cedes top smartphone sales spot back to Samsung in first quarter as China sales see pressure from Huawei

6 days ago

Apple’s Tim Cook Visits Vietnam Amidst China Troubles

Apple chief Tim Cook visits Vietnam as company seeks to expand consumer sales, diversify manufacturing base away from China

6 days ago

Huawei Building Massive Chip R&D Centre In Shanghai

Huawei now developing own chip manufacturing technology as it seeks ways around increasing US restrictions

7 days ago

Micron Notes DRAM Supply Hit After Taiwan Earthquake

Concerns realised. Memory maker Micron admits hit to DRAM supply following Taiwan's biggest earthquake in 25 years

2 weeks ago

Apple Staff At New Jersey Store Seek To Unionise

Union push. Workers at another Apple Store in the United States have reportedly filed for trade union representation

2 weeks ago

Apple Doubles iPhone Production In India – Report

Apple now reportedly assembles about 1 in 7 of its iPhones in India, suggesting an accelerating shift from China

2 weeks ago

CMA Begins Phase 2 Probe Of Vodafone Merger With Three UK

Deadline expired for Vodafone to allay CMA concerns over merger with Three UK. In-depth Phase 2 investigation begins

3 weeks ago

Samsung To ‘Redefine’ Bixby With Generative AI

Samsung's Bixby voice assistant could be upgraded with generative artificial intelligence technology, executive says

3 weeks ago

Apple To Bring RCS To iPhones Autumn 2024, Says Google

Finally on the way? Google webpage briefly indicates that Apple will bring RCS to the iPhone by Autumn this year

3 weeks ago

AT&T Says Data Of 7.6 Million Account Holders Leaked On Dark Web

American telecommunications giant AT&T investigates incident after millions of customers’ data published on dark web

3 weeks ago

Smartphone Shipments To Rebound In 2024, Says Counterpoint

Relief for Apple, Samsung etc after smartphone shipments are predicted to recover in 2024, as inflation eases

3 weeks ago

China Bans Intel, AMD Chips, Windows OS From Government Computers

Beijing reportedly begins blocking the use of Intel and AMD chips in government computers, and sidelines Microsoft's Windows OS

3 weeks ago

Vodafone Germany Confirms 2,000 Job Losses, Amid European Restructuring

More downsizing at Vodafone after German operation announces 2,000 jobs will be axed, as automation increases in the future

4 weeks ago

Report: Apple To Use Baidu’s Ernie Bot In China iPhones

Apple reportedly to use Baidu's Ernie Bot AI in Chinese iPhones, Macs as company prepares AI reveal later this year

4 weeks ago

Apple Hit By Private Lawsuits Imitating Justice Department Approach

Apple hit by at least three new class-action lawsuits imitating Justice Department antitrust action alleging anticompetitive behaviour

4 weeks ago

EU Opens Investigation Into Apple, Google, Meta

EU launches probe into Apple, Google and Meta's competition practices under new DMA rules as pressure mounts on tech giants

4 weeks ago

SMIC ‘May Have Violated’ US Law In Producing Advanced Chip

China's SMIC may have violated US export controls in producing advanced 7nm chip for Huawei, official tells Congress, as tensions…

4 weeks ago

UK Gives Three, Vodafone Five Days To Avoid In-Depth Merger Probe

CMA concerned the merger would lead to a 'substantial lessening of competition' and result in higher prices for consumers

1 month ago

Silicon UK In Focus Podcast: Circular Computing Equals a Circular Economy

Learn how your business can accelerate its sustainability journey by adopting circular computing as a core principle of its ESG.

1 month ago

Microsoft, Meta, X, Match Group Challenge Apple App Store Terms

Big tech players side with Epic Games, and allege Apple is flouting court order over its App Store in the…

1 month ago

US Government, US States Sue Apple For Smartphone Monopoly

Apple accused of making it harder to switch phones, hampering innovation, and imposing costs on developers

1 month ago

Apple’s Tim Cook Reassures China Of Supply Chain Importance

CEO Tim Cook visits Shanghai and stresses China's importance in Apple's supply chain, amid Chinese sales squeeze

1 month ago

Apple In Talks With Google To Bring Gemini AI To iPhones

Apple reportedly in talks with Google to use Gemini for generative AI tasks on iPhones in potentially major win for…

1 month ago

Norfolk County Council Wins $490m Payout From Apple

Apple agrees to $490m settlement of class-action lawsuit led by Norfolk County Council for allegedly misleading investors over slump in…

1 month ago

Vodafone Sells Italian Operation For €8 Billion

Last downsizing move? Vodafone sells off another European unit, namely its Italian operation to Swisscom for €8bn in cash

1 month ago

UK Joins EU’s Chip Research Program

UK joins European Union's chip funding research scheme, pledging £35 million for EU's 'Chips Joint Undertaking'

1 month ago

Apple iPhone Sales In China Plummet 24 Percent

New data from Counterpoint reveals Apple iPhone sales in China have plummeted 24 percent in the first six weeks of…

2 months ago

EU Fines Apple 1.8bn Euros Over Music Streaming Restrictions

European Commission fines Apple 1.8bn euros over 'anti-competitive' music streaming restrictions in company's first EU penalty

2 months ago