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Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm's revenue projections

The legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm on licensing modem technology is turning uglier every day.

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Qualcomm says Apple using its power to pay less for a patent license

Qualcomm is seeking damages from Apple, alleging that the iPhone maker interfered with long-term agreements between the chip company and licensees that manufacture the iPhone and iPad.

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Twitter sues the U.S. government for demanding it unmask critical 'alt' account

Twitter is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and alleging the government is misusing an investigative tool as part of an internal witch-hunt to uncover who is behind a Twitter account that is critical of the immigration service.

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Australian regulator takes Apple to court over 'error 53' iPhone shutdowns

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Apple Australia and its U.S.-based parent company, Apple, for allegedly making “false, misleading, or deceptive representations” about consumers’ rights under the Australian Consumer Law.

Inside the Russian hack of Yahoo: How they did it

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has been investigating the intrusion for two years, but it was only in late 2016 that the full scale of the hack became apparent. On Wednesday, the FBI indicted four people for the attack, two of whom are Russian spies.

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Apple opposes Trump’s transgender rights rollback

Company issues statement supporting “efforts toward greater acceptance, not less.”

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Tim Cook: Augmented reality is the future, and fake news is ruining everything

Apple's CEO speaks out about the biggest issues facing the tech industry and the world.

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Apple joins tech company coalition to oppose Trump immigration order in court

Google, Facebook, Intel, Netflix and Twitter are among a large group of companies that have filed a brief in opposition to an immigration order by U.S. President Donald Trump, citing the benefits to industry from liberal immigration rules and the disruption to business as a result of the regulation.

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The Week in Apple News: Apple earnings, 64-bit iOS, new Mac microprocessor, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending February 3, 2017.

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Lawsuit claims Apple broke FaceTime to force iOS 6 users to upgrade

The plaintiff at the heart of the class-action case says iOS 7 made older iPhones hard to use.

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Reports: Apple to join with tech rivals to oppose Trump’s travel ban

Tech industry execs have drafted a letter to Trump advocating against a ban on refugees and travelers from predominantly Muslim countries.

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Tim Cook: Apple may take legal action over immigration restrictions

Apple is against Trump's executive order.

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Apple missed deadline to pay €13 billion in Irish back taxes

Apple is behind with its taxes, but the tax inspector doesn't mind.

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Tim Cook: ‘Apple would not exist without immigration’

Cook joins other tech industry execs in condemning the Trump administration’s executive order that bans refugees and travelers from predominantly Muslim countries.

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Qualcomm CEO slams Apple for 'without merit' lawsuits

Senior executives at Qualcomm slammed Apple on Wednesday for lawsuits filed in the last week alleging the smartphone chip-maker significantly overcharged it for licensing fees.

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Apple takes patent battle with Qualcomm to China

Apple has filed another two lawsuits against Qualcomm, this time in China, that allege the mobile chip maker abused its market dominance and patents to charge excessively high licensing fees.