Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Updates App Store Content Subscription Rules

iPad Subscription App Store Rules

Just days after Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced Newsstand as a part of iOS 5, the company is now pulling the plug on parts of their old subscription rules after complaints from publishers. Apple’s controversial in app subscription policy forced publishers to provide better deals or in-app services at the “same price or less than it is offered outside the app,” … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Granted Access to Unreleased Samsung Hardware in Patent Suit

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Earlier this year, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) filed a lawsuit against Samsung, claiming patent and trademark infringement and that the “user interface and innovative style” was used by Samsung in its Galaxy line of smartphones and tablets. Earlier today Courthouse News Service reported that a federal judge has tipped the lawsuit in the favor of AAPL and has given Samsung 30 … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Granted Access to Unreleased Samsung Hardware in Patent Suit

Apple’s Patent Application Hints at iPod Nano with Camera and Situation Aware Background

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Today, Patently Apple reported that Apple Inc. (AAPL) filed a patent application back in November of 2009 of what seems to be the sixth generation iPod Nano that was introduced last September. However, it’s interesting to see that the patent shows what appears to be a section under Settings for a camera as well as situation aware backgrounds. The patent … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Ousts Google As Top Brand On The Planet

Apple’s huge successes with the iPad and iPhone have seen the company overtake Google as the top brand in a list of the top 100 in the world, according to the BrandZ 2011 rankings.

Oliver HaslamApple Inc. (AAPL) Ousts Google As Top Brand On The Planet

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Pre-Releases Q2 2011 Earnings Figures?

In documents filed in a lawsuit against Samsung by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), dated April the 15th, AAPL seems to have let slip its iPhone and iPad sales figures for this quarter; quite possibly by accident. But then again, Apple doesn’t do much without a plan, so it may be part of an effort to slow a recent slump in their … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. (AAPL) Pre-Releases Q2 2011 Earnings Figures?

Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Sell 20 Million iPhones in Q1 2011?

This week, on Thursday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is set to release its first calendar quarter 2011 financial results, and the pundits and industry analysts are already making their guesses (educated and otherwise) as to just how many iPhone 4, iPad 2, iPods and Mac units the tech giant will have shifted. The general consensus is that Apple Inc. will have … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. (AAPL) To Sell 20 Million iPhones in Q1 2011?

Nasdaq set to rebalance it’s benchmark 100 Index – Slash Apple (APPL)

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Periodically the Nasdaq-100 index, which is run by the Nasdaq OMX Group Inc, will be rebalanced to reflect a share weighting based on the market capitalisation of core (non-financial industry) companies listed there. Which, after all, is how that index is supposed to be configured. This is outlined on the Nasdaq’s own site quite succinctly: Nasdaq decided to enact a … Read More

Stephen NorthcottNasdaq set to rebalance it’s benchmark 100 Index – Slash Apple (APPL)

Nokia Goes After Apple Inc. Over Patents. Again.

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It seems that now Nokia is in bed with Microsoft and its Windows Phone 7 operating system they’re not scared of anyone. Now they’re going after Apple (again) over patents relating to various mobile devices.

Oliver HaslamNokia Goes After Apple Inc. Over Patents. Again.

Apple (AAPL) Component Shortages May Affect iPad 2 and iPhone Supply

Industry analysts are theorising that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) may experience component shortages for its iPhone, iPod touch and iPad product lines in coming months, as a direct consequence of the distressing Earthquake and Tsunami that has caused so much heartbreak in Japan in recent days. Let me just take a moment to express my love for Japan and the Japanese people. I … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Switching from Samsung to TSMC for A5 SoC Manufacture?

Samsung and Apple have been pretty tight for the last few years. And Apple are as of today still Samsung’s largest customer for manufacturing of a number of components for their iOS devices. Samsung are even rumoured to be building extra chip fabrication plants specifically for Apple’s growing volume requirements for mobile silicon. In the past Samsung and Apple even … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. (AAPL) Switching from Samsung to TSMC for A5 SoC Manufacture?

Apple Publishes App Store Subscription Guidelines (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has both published, and clarified its Subscription system which is linked to the iTunes AppStore; for products like digital magazines and newspapers. It was introduced with News Corp’s “The Daily”, and has now been rolled out to all publishers. In essence the new rules simply clarify what we all thought the deal was. AAPL considers that any customer … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Publishes App Store Subscription Guidelines (AAPL)

Apple Inc. Becomes Samsung’s Largest Customer With $7.8 Billion in Trade (AAPL)

We’ve reported before on the unique relationship that Samsung and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) share. On the one hand they are both involved in several critically important markets in the tech sector, where they are in direct, and sometimes fierce, competition. Samsung’s Tablet offerings to date are the closest that anyone has come to a rival to Apple’s iPad. And their phones … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. Becomes Samsung’s Largest Customer With $7.8 Billion in Trade (AAPL)

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Share Price Target Revised to $450

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has hit another all time high today, and as of writing this piece is sitting at just over $350 per share. That is a quite meteoric rise in share value from a little over $100 a few short years ago. It is worth noting that ARM (the UK company that is behind the CPUs in virtually all … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. (AAPL) Share Price Target Revised to $450

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Third Biggest Personal Computer Maker in the World

Apple PC Market Share Third Largest

You may remember that we recently reported that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was fast gaining ground in the Personal Computer market league table for who was the biggest computer manufacturer. At the time they were sitting around 5th place, but very close to 3rd and 4th, and some expect them to overtake those and perhaps move into 2nd or even 1st … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple Inc. (AAPL) Third Biggest Personal Computer Maker in the World

Kodak Digital Camera Patent Suit Against Apple Inc. (AAPL) Collapses

Eastman Kodak, one of the grandaddies of photography, has lost key parts of its case against Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and other mobile device manufacturers where it claimed that their use of an image preview feature in the included digital camera functionality of those devices infringed its own patents. Judge Paul Luckern the overseeing judge for the US International Trade Commission (ITC) … Read More

Stephen NorthcottKodak Digital Camera Patent Suit Against Apple Inc. (AAPL) Collapses