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# apple - Yesterday's News

Twitter owner Elon Musk signals new 'war' against Apple
# Tech Wars
# Tech Wars

Twitter owner Elon Musk signals new 'war' against Apple

Tue 7:22 AM 20,593 Views 39 Comments

Musk tweeted that Apple has “threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why”.

# apple - This month November 2022

1970s suede Birkenstocks sandals worn by Steve Jobs auctioned for nearly $220,000
# Steve Jobs
# Steve Jobs

1970s suede Birkenstocks sandals worn by Steve Jobs auctioned for nearly $220,000

Nov 14th 2022, 10:18 PM 21,639 Views 22 Comments

Jobs and Steve Wozniak co-founded Apple in 1976 at Jobs’ parents’ house in Los Altos, California.

# apple - Last month October 2022

Brazil judge fines Apple €20.1m over iPhones sold without chargers
# ICharged
# ICharged

Brazil judge fines Apple €20.1m over iPhones sold without chargers

Oct 13th 2022, 10:26 PM 25,352 Views 37 Comments

The decision came after Brazil’s justice ministry slapped a separate fine of nearly €2.5 million on Apple in September over the same issue.

EU lawmakers impose single charger for all smartphones from 2024
# Tech
# Tech

EU lawmakers impose single charger for all smartphones from 2024

Oct 4th 2022, 11:49 AM 18,198 Views 34 Comments

The move will push Apple to replace its Lighting port on phones sold in the EU, with expectations that the change will ripple around the world.

# apple - This year 2022

Poll: How often do you update your phone's software?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you update your phone's software?

Aug 19th 2022, 9:15 AM 29,990 Views 32 Comments

Do you keep the system up to scratch?

Apple warns of security flaw for iPhones, iPads and Macs
# Security Issue
# Security Issue

Apple warns of security flaw for iPhones, iPads and Macs

Aug 19th 2022, 8:14 AM 39,880 Views 18 Comments

Security experts have advised users to update affected devices.

Apple, Google and Microsoft agree to support ‘passwordless’ sign-ins
# Passwords
# Passwords

Apple, Google and Microsoft agree to support ‘passwordless’ sign-ins

May 5th 2022, 5:05 PM 22,501 Views 15 Comments

The technology giants have said they will back a new sign-in standard that could replace written passwords.

Apple halts the sale of its products in Russia over Ukraine invasion
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Apple halts the sale of its products in Russia over Ukraine invasion

Mar 2nd 2022, 7:38 AM 11,630 Views 9 Comments

The company is one of the latest major corporations to boycott the country following the invasion.

'We have to think hard about prioritisation': The environmental impact of Ireland's data centres
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

'We have to think hard about prioritisation': The environmental impact of Ireland's data centres

Feb 27th 2022, 7:30 AM 19,286 Views 18 Comments

With around 70 data centres in Ireland and more to come, tech companies are now using a massively outsized amount of energy.

# apple - Last year 2021

Apple appeals verdict in App Store battle with Epic Games
# Epic Battle
# Epic Battle

Apple appeals verdict in App Store battle with Epic Games

Oct 9th 2021, 9:23 AM 11,301 Views 14 Comments

The judge ordered Apple to loosen control of its App Store payment options.

Apple will not let Fortnite back to app store until case ends
# Apple
# Apple

Apple will not let Fortnite back to app store until case ends

Sep 23rd 2021, 7:01 AM 14,420 Views 10 Comments

Tim Sweeney said Apple’s decision was ‘another abuse of its monopoly power’.

Embattled Apple unveils new products including iPhone 13
# Technology
# Technology

Embattled Apple unveils new products including iPhone 13

Sep 14th 2021, 9:33 PM 40,323 Views 32 Comments

Apple still possesses massive reach in the digital world and beyond, and manages to be worth over $2 trillion.

Ireland is holding out on the historic global deal on corporate tax. Why? And at what cost?
# A Taxing Matter
# A Taxing Matter

Ireland is holding out on the historic global deal on corporate tax. Why? And at what cost?

Jul 2nd 2021, 4:53 PM 18,148 Views 28 Comments

Ireland is one of just nine countries out of 139 to reject the deal.

iPhone users can now top up their Leap cards from their phones
# Great Leap Forward
# Great Leap Forward

iPhone users can now top up their Leap cards from their phones

Apr 27th 2021, 1:20 PM 21,158 Views 50 Comments

The Android app has been around since 2016.

EU says Apple court win was based on ‘contradictory reasoning’
# Tax Back
# Tax Back

EU says Apple court win was based on ‘contradictory reasoning’

Feb 1st 2021, 4:46 PM 22,275 Views 15 Comments

The claim was made in legal documents outlining an appeal.

Parler could be allowed return to Apple app store with changes
# Social Media
# Social Media

Parler could be allowed return to Apple app store with changes

Jan 17th 2021, 7:35 PM 22,986 Views 27 Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the app could return if it changes how it moderates posts.

Pro-Trump social media app Parler was a breeding ground for extremism - so why has it only been taken offline now?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Pro-Trump social media app Parler was a breeding ground for extremism - so why has it only been taken offline now?

Jan 11th 2021, 3:47 PM 17,732 Views 58 Comments

At the height of its powers, Parler had 10 million users.

# apple - All time

'Too big to care': 2020 was the year that Europe got serious about tackling Big Tech
# Big Tech
# Big Tech

'Too big to care': 2020 was the year that Europe got serious about tackling Big Tech

Dec 31st 2020, 7:30 PM 11,058 Views 13 Comments

Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple all faced heavy regulatory scrutiny in 2020.

Apple prepares to unveil the iPhone 12
# Unveiling
# Unveiling

Apple prepares to unveil the iPhone 12

Oct 13th 2020, 8:44 AM 26,635 Views 52 Comments

There could be as many as four different versions of the new iPhone, reports say.

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google have too much power and abuse their positions, US Congress report says
# Tech Giants
# Tech Giants

Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google have too much power and abuse their positions, US Congress report says

Oct 7th 2020, 8:58 AM 12,899 Views 25 Comments

Democrats in the US are hoping to rein in the power of the tech giants.

European Commission to appeal €14.3 billion Apple and Ireland tax ruling
# Apple Tax Row
# Apple Tax Row

European Commission to appeal €14.3 billion Apple and Ireland tax ruling

Sep 25th 2020, 11:39 AM 22,569 Views 43 Comments

The legal row stems from an EU investigation into Apple’s Irish tax structures.

Maker of video game Fortnite seeks injunction against Apple's 'retaliation' as battle escalates
# Tech Wars
# Tech Wars

Maker of video game Fortnite seeks injunction against Apple's 'retaliation' as battle escalates

Aug 18th 2020, 9:07 AM 15,987 Views 28 Comments

The company Epic says steps taken by tech giant Apple will “irreparably damage” its reputation.

Fortnite makers sue Apple and Google after it's pulled from mobile app stores
# Battle Royale
# Battle Royale

Fortnite makers sue Apple and Google after it's pulled from mobile app stores

Aug 14th 2020, 10:43 AM 53,121 Views 31 Comments

Epic Games recently released an update that dodges revenue sharing with the tech giants.

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok
# China
# China

China accuses US of 'political suppression' after Trump's executive order targeting TikTok

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 10:10 AM 35,788 Views 59 Comments

The order comes into effect in 45 days and appears to ban transactions with the Chinese owners of the app.

Head honchos at Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to face questions from US politicians today
# Bark Or Byte
# Bark Or Byte

Head honchos at Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon to face questions from US politicians today

Jul 29th 2020, 6:10 AM 14,884 Views 6 Comments

The tech giants are being investigated for alleged anti-competitive practices.

'A marathon, not a sprint': European Commission says the fight over Apple tax and Ireland isn't over
# Round One
# Round One

'A marathon, not a sprint': European Commission says the fight over Apple tax and Ireland isn't over

Jul 16th 2020, 2:21 PM 14,289 Views 47 Comments

Margrethe Vestager has said the EU would analyse yesterday’s judgement before deciding on an appeal.

Apple and Ireland win appeal against European Commission's €13 billion tax ruling
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Apple and Ireland win appeal against European Commission's €13 billion tax ruling

Updated Jul 15th 2020, 3:25 PM 90,565 Views 204 Comments

The European Commission previously ordered the US company to hand back €13 billion in unpaid tax.

'A bad day for the taxpayer': Opposition TDs accuse government of 'throwing away' Apple's €13 billion
# Tax
# Tax

'A bad day for the taxpayer': Opposition TDs accuse government of 'throwing away' Apple's €13 billion

Jul 15th 2020, 12:16 PM 73,080 Views 114 Comments

Apple and Ireland won their appeal against the European Commission’s €13 billion tax ruling.

Debunked: No, contact tracing apps have not been installed on every Android phone
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, contact tracing apps have not been installed on every Android phone

Jun 16th 2020, 1:52 PM 11,469 Views 21 Comments

The Department of Health confirms that the tracing app won’t be made mandatory.

Google and Apple launch contact-tracing platform that will be used in Irish app
# Contact Tracing
# Contact Tracing

Google and Apple launch contact-tracing platform that will be used in Irish app

May 21st 2020, 10:26 AM 17,852 Views 44 Comments

The Google-Apple API will be used in the Irish contact tracing app,

An Apple employee at its Cork campus has tested positive for coronavirus
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

An Apple employee at its Cork campus has tested positive for coronavirus

Mar 10th 2020, 12:16 PM 46,958 Views 48 Comments

The company confirmed the news in a statement this morning.

Mr Cook goes to Dublin: The tech boss on Apple's 'unshakeable commitment' to Ireland

Mr Cook goes to Dublin: The tech boss on Apple's 'unshakeable commitment' to Ireland

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:41 AM 390 Views 0 Comments

The chief executive addressed the “pretty big elephant” in the room of the global tax system.

Fianna Fáil not happy with Varadkar's 'political attack' during State event with Apple's Tim Cook
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Fianna Fáil not happy with Varadkar's 'political attack' during State event with Apple's Tim Cook

Jan 20th 2020, 2:53 PM 26,823 Views 47 Comments

Fianna Fáil want Sipo to carry out an investigation.

Taoiseach presents Apple CEO Tim Cook with special award in Dublin
# Big Bowl
# Big Bowl

Taoiseach presents Apple CEO Tim Cook with special award in Dublin

Jan 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 35,108 Views 86 Comments

The award was given to mark 40 years of investment by the tech company in Ireland.

Apple and Microsoft accused of profiting from child labour in US lawsuit
# Cobalt
# Cobalt

Apple and Microsoft accused of profiting from child labour in US lawsuit

Dec 18th 2019, 8:07 AM 7,021 Views 11 Comments

The companies are accused of profiting from child cobalt miners.

€14 billion Apple tax fund could lose €70 million this year
# Sweetheart Deal
# Sweetheart Deal

€14 billion Apple tax fund could lose €70 million this year

Oct 1st 2019, 8:29 AM 19,039 Views 46 Comments

The fund is to be held in escrow until the outcome of legal challenges to the European Commission’s landmark ruling in 2016.

Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine
# Big Bucks
# Big Bucks

Starbucks wins appeal in EU court over €30 million European Commission tax fine

Sep 24th 2019, 2:51 PM 8,649 Views 6 Comments

Ireland is also battling a similar fine levied against tech giant Apple over its Irish-based operations.

EU tax demand 'defies reality and common sense', claims Apple
# Eu Court
# Eu Court

EU tax demand 'defies reality and common sense', claims Apple

Sep 17th 2019, 11:52 AM 9,936 Views 0 Comments

It is fighting the European Commission’s landmark order that the company reimburse Ireland €13 billion in back taxes.

Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today
# State Aid
# State Aid

Ireland's appeal over €14.3 billion Apple tax bill to get under way in Europe today

Sep 17th 2019, 6:54 AM 23,127 Views 56 Comments

The government has already spent over €7 million in legal fees and other costs preparing the case.

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week
# State Aid
# State Aid

Apple tax: Ireland's appeal over the €14.3bn due to Ireland will be heard next week

Sep 13th 2019, 2:17 PM 13,855 Views 61 Comments

The appeal is due before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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