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Google And Apple’s CEOs Working To Address Patent Disputes Between Companies





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According to today’s report from Reuters, Google CEO Larry Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook have been actively discussing some patent issues related to the two companies. The report said:


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Friday, August 31st, 2012. 1:23

Next-Generation iPhone 5 To Include A6 Processor?



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Many photos of parts claimed to be for iPhone 5 have surfaced during the past few months, but the component of the most interest, main processor package, has yet to be seen.

Several photos of the next iPhone’s logic board have appeared in recent weeks, but the presence of the shielding on the component and low quality of the images have left the identities of the processors on the component unknown.


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Thursday, August 30th, 2012. 21:49

Another Apple 1 Computer Will Be Put Up For Auction in October



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In June BBC reported that one of a few still functioning Apple 1 computers was sold at auction for about $375,000. The report also noted that only around 50 Apple’s are still in existence.

Today The Daily Mail reported that another Apple 1 computer will be auctioned off in October, and given that it is non-functional the device has been estimated to be sold for about $125,000. The report said:


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Thursday, August 30th, 2012. 0:20

Apple Unsuccessfully Tried to Purchase Exclusive Access to TSMC Chip



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The outcome of the high-stakes Apple v. Samsung patent trial forced Apple to do their best to find new component suppliers. Bloomberg reports now that Apple and Qualcomm in an attempt to diversify their mobile processor supply chain each put forth investment bids topping $1 billion to secure exclusive access to chip supplies from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). TSMC denied separate investment bids from Apple and Qualcomm.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012. 18:30

An Inside Look at Apple's Genius Training Manual



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Gizmodo managed to obtain a complete copy of manual for Apples’s Genius training program. The manual describes the two-week training new Geniuses go through, along with detailed information on how to handle customer service issues, how to empathize with customers to build a relationship, recognizing body language and other cues to help understand each customer's emotions and guide the interaction to a resolution.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012. 14:04

New Java vulnerability affects Macs



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Researchers announced on this Monday that they had discovered vulnerability in Java 7. Hackers can use the bug to compromise any system through a web browser running the latest Java software, reports Tod Beardsley, engineering manager for open-source testing framework.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012. 12:01

Apple stock soars to all-time closing high after favorable verdict



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In the first day of trading since a favorable ruling in the company's high-stakes patent dispute against Samsung on Friday,  shares of Apple stock reached all-time closing highs on Monday. Apple’s shares broke the former record of $668.87 to reach $675.68, up $12.86.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. 23:57

Next-Generation iPhone 5 Will Not Use NFC Technology



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After Apple announced its new Passbook functionality for iOS 6, speculation related to the possibility of using NFC (near field communications) technology in the iPhone 5 has ramped up. This technology would allow users to make contactless payments through the Passbook digital wallet. Rumors about NFC technology for the iPhone 5 got another boost after photos of the next iPhone’s front panel surfaced revealing an unknown feature that, according to Japanese blog Macotakara, may be the part of the device’s NFS system.


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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. 23:09

Displays for 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Now in Production



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Citing upstream supply chain sources, NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim claims that a high-resolution display bound for a rumored 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display is now in production. The production timeline could point to a fall debut for the rumored 13-inch Retina display-packing MacBook Pro.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. 16:14

Apple Will Seek Bans On A Number Of Samsung Mobile Devices



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Following Apple’s 1 billion win against Samsung in court trial last week, Apple has specified which Samsung devices it will try to ban. The Verge published Apple’s list which includes ban requests for Galaxy S 2 for AT&T, Galaxy S 4G, Samsung Skyrocket, Galaxy S Showcase, Galaxy S2 Epic 4G, Galaxy Prevail, the S2 on T-Mobile and Droid Charge.

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Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. 0:32

Photos of Assembled 'iPhone 5' Front Panel



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New images thought to be of the front assembly for Apple's next-generation iPhone were found on Sunday by Chinese site Apple.pro and posted to a Photobucket account that previously posted photos of measurements showing that the third-generation iPad would be thicker than the iPad 2, as well as the first leaked photo of the next-generation iPhone front panel in white.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Monday, August 27th, 2012. 23:37

7.85" iPad to be Called 'iPad Mini'



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The well-known Japanese blog Macotakara has recently reported that Apple will indeed release a smaller iPad, which has been referred to in the media as the "iPad mini," and will in fact use that name when the product launches in October just weeks after Apple introduces its next-generation iPhone on September 12.


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Monday, August 27th, 2012. 22:28

Apple 'confirmed' to hold iPad mini event in October



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John Paczkowski of All Things D reported on Saturday that after introducing new iPhone on September 12, Apple will hold a separate event in October to introduce its new, smaller iPad. The anonymous sources who spoke with Paczkowski confirm earlier comments from both Jim Dalrymple of The Loop and John Gruber of Daring Fireball, both of which indicated this week that they expect Apple to hold two separate events for the new iPhone and iPad mini.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Sunday, August 26th, 2012. 0:45

Samsung guilty of patent infringement, Apple awarded nearly $1.05B



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Jurors deciding the patent Apple v. Samsung suit have reached a verdict, finding Samsung to have infringed on certain Apple patents, according to in-court reports from The Verge. The damages owed total nearly $1.05 billion for Samsung and zero for Apple.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, August 25th, 2012. 23:19

Apple Hits New Highs as Tim Cook Celebrates One Year as CEO



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On August 24 one year ago Steve Jobs stepped down from the Apple’s CEO post which he held for more a decade and Tim Cook took over the company’s management. After the announcement, Apple's stock dropped more than 5% in after hours to $351.

But now Apple is the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world. Its current share price is $668, gaining more than 75% year-over-year. With Cook in charge, Apple released the iPhone 4S, the new iPad, the Retina MacBook Pro, Mountain Lion and previewed the next version of iOS.


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, August 25th, 2012. 14:44