A US judge has ordered Apple to pay $506 million for infringing a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, which was used in the A7 processor. The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has filed the case against Apple in 2014.
Apple is expected to launch a new model of its popular smartwatch in the second-half of the year, according to a report from Chinese-language news site Economic Daily News. The report says Quanta Computer is expected to see a rise in income in the second-half of the year. Quanta is the same contract manufacturer Apple has been using to produce its notebooks, serves and wearables.
Qualcomm supplies modem chips to Apple, which help iPhones and iPads connect to cellular data networks. The two have been locked in a sprawling legal battle in which Apple has objected to Qualcomm’s business model of requiring customers to sign patent license agreements before buying chips.
Apple iPhone 8 isn’t delayed, as speculated. Rod Hall, Apple analyst at JP Morgan, expects Apple to launch the iPhone 8 in September which is in line with the company’s traditional launch schedule for a new iPhone. The analyst also believes that the iPhone 8 will be sold at a slightly higher price.
Qualcomm Inc, the biggest maker of chips used in mobile phones, forecast steep declines in profit and licensing sales, underscoring its dependence on the royalties that one of its largest customers, Apple, has stopped paying.
Apple has launched its Apple Machine Learning Journal website, a first of its kind for the company where it will post about research it is doing on the area. Now this is an unusual step for Apple, which is known for its secrecy around research, future products.
Apple Inc. and its Asian contract manufacturers are hitting back at Qualcomm Inc. with legal claims. Qualcomm is asking for payments in excess of what it would normally receive, Apple, Compal Electronics Inc., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. and others said early Wednesday in court filings.
Apple could launch a new iPhone SE next month, according to a report. French website iGeneration claims Apple plans to hold an event next month to launch the successor to the iPhone SE, the company’s most affordable smartphone. The report further states that the second-generation iPhone SE will be more affordable at €399 (or approx Rs 29,517).
The US-based Apple launched a campaign in China this week to promote its mobile payment platform and break the current duopoly of tech giants Tencent and Alibaba. Apple is set to offer a series of discounts of up to 50 per cent to clients who opt to pay using Apple Pay in stores.
Apple’s iPhone series in 2018 will come with the 7nm design A12 chip, and it looks Samsung could be manufacturing these for its rival firm. The report comes from Korean Media, and The Investor, which is quoting news reports based on industry sources.
Imagine an office without computer monitors, cubicles or chairs. Everyone is wearing headsets that project their work in the form of 3D holograms. Meta, an augmented reality startup, is making that reality. Meta’s version of desktop icons is a holographic shelf holding a bunch of spheres.
Apple iCloud users in India should take note: From August 21 onwards, or whenever your next billing cycle starts, the iCloud storage plan rates will go up by 18 per cent with the new GST regime. We got an email from Apple, informing us of the increase in iCloud storage.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 might not have launched yet, but it looks like leaks around the flagship phones for 2018 have already begun. According to a report in Korea’s The Investor, Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus will retain the same 5.77-inch and 6.2-inch display lineup.
It all started in last year when a 15-year-old girl from Saudi Arabia Rayouf Alhumedhi studying in Germany raised the pertinent question about hijab being excluded from the list of emojis. She even submitted a proposal to Unicode Consortium, suggesting there should be a emoji for men too, wearing a keffiyah.
Global chip maker Qualcomm that recently filed a new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple now expects ‘out of court’ settlement with the Cupertino-based iPhone maker. Qualcomm said all iPhones and iPads that contain competing mobile communications chips should be barred from the country.