Last month it was reported that a South Korean court ordered Apple to pay out compensation of one million won (about $946 at that time) to an iPhone user in a legal argument regarding collection of location data. Then it became known that the plaintiff’s lawyers were preparing to file a class-action lawsuit to obtain compensations for other user who claimed to have been harmed by the Apple’s collection.
Tonight at the Planning Commission of Santo Monica, California, Apple is said to have proposed building of a new Apple Retail Store on the Third Street Promenade of the city. As Curbed notes, the proposal was made by an unnamed retailer. He wants to build 8.084 square foot retail store in the place where three story Borders Bookstore is currently situated.
9to5mac recently found new code files, related to the announced iOS5-wide voice-recognition app called Assistant. They allow to suggest that the app will be able to browse a user’s e-mail, address book, phone application, calendars and even to open links. However, this is only a suggestion since the code files may not be related to the final version of Assistant. Read the rest of this entry »
As Reuters reports, Apple may invest $1 billion in Sharp’s Kameyama plant to secure shipment of sufficient amount of iPhone and iPad's displays. David Rubenstein, analyst from MF Global FXA Securities said: