Apple says it would establish silicon design centre in Germany

Apple said on Wednesday it would establish a European silicon design centre in Munich, Germany, and invest more than 1 billion euros (an equivalent of $1.2 billion) over the next three years in expanding its team there and in research and development. Munich is already Apple’s largest engineering hub in Europe, with close to 1,500… Read More Apple says it would establish silicon design centre in Germany

UK opens investigation into App Store monopoly complaints

Britain’s competition regulator said on Thursday it has opened an investigation into Apple Inc after complaints that the iPhone maker’s terms and conditions for app developers are unfair and anti-competitive. The Competition and Markets Authority said the investigation will consider whether Apple has a dominant position in the distribution of apps on Apple devices in… Read More UK opens investigation into App Store monopoly complaints

Epic Games escalates fight against Apple with EU antitrust complaint

Fortnite creator Epic Games has taken its fight against Apple to European Union antitrust regulators, escalating its dispute with the iPhone maker over its App Store payment system and control over app downloads. The two companies have been locked in a legal dispute since August, when the game maker tried to avoid Apple’s 30% fee… Read More Epic Games escalates fight against Apple with EU antitrust complaint

U.S. judge rejects Apple’s bid to overturn VirnetX patent infringement verdict

A federal judge denied Apple Inc’s bid to set aside or reduce a $502.8 million patent infringement verdict favoring VirnetX Holding Corp, and awarded interest and royalties that could boost Apple’s total payout in two lawsuits above $1.1 billion. In a decision issued on Friday, U.S. District Judge Robert Schroeder in Tyler, Texas rejected Apple’s… Read More U.S. judge rejects Apple’s bid to overturn VirnetX patent infringement verdict

Apple, Amazon suspend social networking app Parler from App Store and web hosting service

Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc have suspended Parler from their respective App Store and web hosting service, saying the social networking service popular with many right-leaning social media users has not taken adequate measures to prevent the spread of posts inciting violence. The action by Apple and Amazon follows a similar move by Alphabet Inc’s… Read More Apple, Amazon suspend social networking app Parler from App Store and web hosting service

Apple threatens to remove social app Parler from App Store

Apple Inc has threatened to remove the Parler social networking service from its App Store unless the company changes its content moderation policies, Parler Chief Executive John Matze said on Friday. Parler is a social network where many supporters of President Donald Trump have migrated after being banned from services such as Twitter Inc. In… Read More Apple threatens to remove social app Parler from App Store