Tag Archives: Apple

Apple Patents Idea to Capture Smartphone Thieves Through Touch ID

Apple is known for its privacy and security related features, and Touch ID is one prime example. Now, the Cupertino giant has been granted a new patent for Touch ID related technology that will help catch Apple device thieves. This feature, described as Biometric Capture for Unauthorized User Identification in the USPTO patent application, captures the thief’s fingerprint and may ... Read More »

Apple Rejects iPhone Price-Fixing Allegations in Russia

Apple Inc on Tuesday rejected allegations from Russia’s state competition watchdog it may have been involved in fixing prices for iPhones, saying resellers set their own prices. Apple reacted a day after Russia’s Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) said it had opened a case into the allegations after a consumer had pointed out that identical prices had been set for iPhone ... Read More »

Next iPhone Tipped to Launch on September 7; Apple A10 SoC Images Leaked

Apple’s iPhone events are usually considered to be the most anticipated events during the calendar year in the tech industry. Every year, the build-up to the launch of the new iPhone creates great hype, and according to the latest reports, this year’s event might take place on September 7. According to a report earlier this week by Bloomberg, this year’s ... Read More »

Apple Buys AI and Machine Learning Startup Turi

Apple Inc. seems to be taking strides towards the field of artificial intelligence just like other tech giants from the industry as the Cupertino-based company has reportedly acquired AI firm Turi, which is a machine learning platform for developers and data scientists. The iPhone manufacturer has bought the Seattle-based startup for a consideration of around $200 million (roughly Rs. 1,335 ... Read More »

Apple Offers Big Cash Rewards for Help Finding Security Bugs

Apple Inc said it plans to offer rewards of up to $200,000 (roughly Rs. 1.3 crores) to researchers who find critical security bugs in its products, joining dozens of firms that already offer payments for help uncovering flaws in their products. The maker of iPhones and iPads provided Reuters with details of the plan, which includes some of the biggest ... Read More »

Designers Come Out for Apple in Patent Fight With Samsung

Apple deserved the hundreds of millions of dollars in damages Samsung Electronics paid for infringing patented designs of the iPhone because the product’s distinctive look drives people to purchase it, a group of design industry professionals told the US Supreme Court on Thursday. Setting up a clash with a number of Silicon Valley companies that have come out on the ... Read More »

No Proposal Yet From Apple for iPhone Manufacturing in India: P P Chaudhary

Apple CEO Tim Cook during his visit met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and spoke of possibilities of manufacturing, but the company has not submitted any proposal with the IT Ministry to set up its plant in India, Parliament was informed Wednesday. Cook visited Hyderabad on May 20 to launch the technology centre relating to their maps division in presence of ... Read More »

Apple Subs Squirt Gun for Controversial Pistol Emoji

Gun control measures have stalled in the legislature repeatedly. But there does appear to be one place where gun control is catching on: the ever-more-political world of emoji. On Monday, Apple announced that the next update to its emoji catalog would style the “gun” icon as a toy, rather than a pistol. That follows the recent, unusual decision by the ... Read More »

Apple Unveils 100 New ‘Gender Diverse’ Emojis to Come With iOS 10

The latest version of Apple’s mobile and tablet operating system – iOS 10 – is arriving this fall alongside the new iPhone 7, and it’s bringing along many new features and improvements. Apart from the iMessage overhaul and third-party Siri integration, the company has now announced that more than 100 new emojis are also coming with the software update. These ... Read More »

Apple Asks US Supreme Court to Rule Against Samsung Over Patents

Apple Inc on Friday asked the US Supreme Court to clear the way for the iPhone maker to secure hundreds of millions in damages from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in a case over smartphone design patents. The world’s top smartphone rivals have been feuding over patents since 2011, when Apple sued Samsung in a northern California court alleging infringement of ... Read More »