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Apple and Nokia call a truce with multi-year patent license

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Finally, at least one patent lawsuit in the tech industry looks settled. We wish this was one of Uber’s, but it relates to a litigation between Apple and former world number one mobile maker, Nokia that has been years in making. The two

Is Apple CEO Tim Cook personally testing a glucose tracker for Apple watch?

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Apple wants to make its smartwatch more than an average smart wearable available in the market. And to do so, the company’s CEO himself is testing a new device that will expand Apple’s watch functionality into health domain. Tim Cook wearing a glucose

Not just Chinese cuisine, we Indians love Chinese smartphones even more!

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Indians’ love for Chinese cuisine is world renowned. But looks like, our love for Chinese smartphones is even bigger. For the first quarter of 2017, the revenues of Chinese vendors grew 180 percent as against the same quarter last year, according to CMR’s

Qualcomm now sues Apple’s contract manufacturers over unpaid royalties

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Qualcomm vs Apple’s battle is refusing to die down. Adding more fuel to its patent battle against Cupertino giant, the US chipmaker has now sued Foxconn and three other Taiwanese manufacturers that supply iPhone and iPad components for not paying royalties.

Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony and others join the grand AI partnership club

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Adding more ammunition to the grand AI alliance, Intel, Salesforce, eBay, Sony, SAP, McKinsey & Company, Zalando and Cogitai are joining the Partnership on AI, a collection of companies and non-profits that have committed to share best practices and communicating openly

Indians love iPhones but within their budgets

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Who doesn’t love Apple? The iPhone maker has changed the way people look at phones across the globe. Indians are no different to this global rage but then Indians aren’t big spendthrifts and Apple happens to be the most expensive

Apple rumoured to launch redesigned iPad Pro & Siri Speaker at the WWDC

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Though WWDC is primarily a software conference, KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo, who is known as the “best Apple analyst on the planet” is expecting the Cupertino giant to introduce two new hardware products in the upcoming event. If the reports are

Apple acquires ‘dark data’ AI company Lattice Data for $200mn

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Apple has acquired Lattice Data, a company that uses AI enabled reference engine to turn unstructured “dark data” into structured data, reports TechCrunch. The deal reportedly cost the Cupertino giant somewhere around $200 million, closing a few weeks ago, with nearly 20 engineers from Lattice

Apple acquires sleep tracking firm Beddit

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Apple has acquired sleep tracking hardware and software company, Beddit for an undisclosed amount. Though the specifics of the details aren’t out as yet, Beddit has updated the privacy policy on its website to announce the acquisition and note of a privacy policy

Samsung all set to test self-driving cars on South Korean roads

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While Uber and Waymo have already hit the roads to test their autonomous vehicles, Apple recently got an official permission to do the same. Now, another tech giant joins these titans as it recently got approval to test self-driving cars on public

Apple’s Echo competitor with Siri could be launched at WWDC 2017

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Apple, reportedly, is working on a Siri-based smart home device with a speaker that could be launched as early as this WWDC. That’s according to Sonny Dickson, who claims that Apple is currently in the process of finalising the speaker’s

Another Apple leak suggests wireless charging for iPhone 8

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Rumour mills have been buzzing with iPhone 8 related rumours for quite some time and looks like we now know quite a lot about Apple’s 10th-anniversary special phone that will reportedly include three different models. Joining the long list of speculations,

Apple reportedly in talks to launch a peer-to-peer payment service this year

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After years of speculations about Apple launching its own money-transfer services, the Cupertino tech giant could finally be launching  peer-to-peer payment service in Apple Pay this year. As per a new report from Recode, the company is expected to launch a new

Apple hires NASA’s AR expert Jeff Norris

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Apple has hired NASA’s AR expert Jeff Norris to boost its own AR efforts, reports Bloomberg. Norris, reportedly joined Apple earlier this year as a senior manager working on the augmented reality team led by Mike Rockwell, who formerly ran Dolby Labs. The

From glasses to pencils, Apple seems to be busy with many secret projects

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Not all accidents are damaging, some could be good too. Like the one that happened with regard to the most secretive company in the tech world, Apple. An incident report was sent mistakenly to hundreds of Apple employees by Environment

Apple launches Live Photos feature for the web

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Back in 2015, Apple first introduced its fun Live Photos with iPhone 6 series and since then people have been eagerly waiting for its Web launch. Though, Tumblr was the first one to introduce Live Photos on to its website last

Apple to start iPhone assembly trial in India next month: report

Apple reportedly is all set to start the iPhone assembly trial in Bangalore next month, which would make India the third country to assemble iPhones. According to an Economic Times report, Taiwanese contract manufacturer, Wistron, with whom Apple has a contract – will start assembling the iPhones in

Apple reportedly to launch three iPhones this year

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of iPhone, and Apple reportedly is planning to celebrate the occasion by breaking the norm of launching two iPhones and instead launch three iPhones. Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg report says, “Apple is preparing

Qualcomm files countersuit in a rebuttal to Apple’s billion-dollar lawsuit over patent licensing

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Apple filed a billion dollar lawsuit against American chipmaker Qualcomm this January for over-charging them for the use of patents. That was followed up by two additional suits, one in China and one in the United Kingdom that also focused on patents and designs.

Google reportedly to invest in $880mn LG for Pixel 2’s OLED display

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For those awaiting the next iteration of Pixel range, Google is reportedly planning to invest over $880 million or nearly KRW 1 trillion in LG Display, to ensure a constant supply of the OLED panel on its Pixel 2 smartphone series.