Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: Apple.Inc

Facebook takes on Apple over in-app purchases, says fee structure hurts small businesses

Facebook & Apple have criticised one another multiple times, with Apple calling out privacy concerns related to Facebook, which in turn says Apple's phone prices & fees are too high.

Apple overtakes Saudi Arabia’s Aramco to become world’s most valuable company

The dethroning of Saudi Arabia's national oil company comes after a tumultuous period for Aramco. Its initial public offering fell short of Crown Price Mohammed bin Salman’s expectations.

It’s a tech wave – Pegatron, another Taiwan Apple iPhone assembler, to open plant in India

Pegatron is setting up an Indian subsidiary to join fellow Taiwanese electronics assemblers Foxconn Technology Group and Wistron Corp.

Microsoft’s LinkedIn sued for spying on Apple device users through app

Apple developers and testers found that the LinkedIn app was secretly reading data on Apple's Universal Clipboard, which included sensitive information such as emails and texts.

Apple’s iOS 14 update to come with redesigned iPhone home screen, translation app & more

Apple Inc. will make the most drastic changes to the iPhone home screen since its release in 2007 as part of a software update expected later this year.

Apple launches new cheap iPhone to boost sales ahead of 5G model

The launch of new iPhone SE shows Apple’s supply chain in China has returned to a place of some normalcy amid the global Covid-19 pandemic.

Why the Apple and Google partnership to fight Covid is huge

Apple & Google seem to have figured out a way to use their power for good of society while protecting public’s privacy through smart engineering.

Apple & Google unveil Covid-19 contact-tracing software

The technology is designed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus by telling users they should quarantine or isolate themselves after contact with an infected individual.

Apple stole health-monitoring technology for watch, Masimo claims in patent suit

Masimo and its spinoff Cercacor claimed in a lawsuit that Apple got secret information under the guise of a working relationship and then hired away key employees.

Apple’s biggest surprise: More aggressive device and services pricing

Lowering prices may encourage more people to upgrade iPhones sooner, while luring new users for a growing digital subscriptions business.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.