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New Intel’s Xeon E5 Chips Arrive Next Week





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According to The Inquirer report, Intel’s Sandy Bridge chips known as Xeon E5 are set to launch next week. The report notes that server chips are in the distribution network for several weeks now.


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Friday, March 2nd, 2012. 16:02

Apple said to be considering a 14-inch MacBook Air for Asian markets



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A new rumor suggests that Apple could develop a new 14-inch MacBook Air model specifically for the Asian PC market. DigiTimes reported that mass production of the 14-inch thin-and-light notebook may begin soon. Apple is said to be considering the 14-inch screen size for the notebook because it is a popular form factor unique to the region.

Apple currently sells MacBook Air in screen sizes of 11.6 inches and 13.3 inches. But in the Asia market 14-inch notebooks account for as much as 40 percent of sales that is why Apple is said to be considering a screen size specifically for that region.


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Wednesday, February 29th, 2012. 23:47

Apple Wins Long-Term Protection from Ban on Sales of 3G-Enabled Devices in Germany



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As far as you remember, in December Motorola win a preliminary injunction against Apple in Germany which has resulted in banning on sales of Apple’s 3G-enabled products such as the iPhone and cellular-capable iPad models in the country. But a few hours later after the ban granted on such products, the court temporarily suspended enforcement of the injunction.

And now FOSS Patents reports that the court has ruled that Motorola can not enforce the injunction for the duration of Apple's appeal in the case that could take as long as a year or more, therethrough Apple is no longer at risk of having its products removed from sale.


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Tuesday, February 28th, 2012. 13:17

Apple Is Going To Remove Evi From App Store Due To Similarities With Siri



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TechCrunch reports that True Knowledge, a company behind a popular Siri-like app for iOS devices, received a call from Apple, who informed that the company is going to remove Evi from the App Store due to its similarities with Siri.


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Apple Updated Its Environmental Site With New Stats For 2011



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Apple has published its 2012 Environmental Update and Facilities Report detailing company’s environmental footprint and contributions. The company said it recorded 5 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) in energy savings in 2011.


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Tuesday, February 21st, 2012. 3:20

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Apple Threatens Proview With Lawsuit For Defamation



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According to Associated Press, Chinese court has decided against Apple in its ongoing dispute with Proview over the trademark rights to the "iPad" in that country, ruling that distributors should cease selling iPad in China. However, the impact of the decision is unclear as it just one of several lawsuits that Proview has filed against Apple seeking to extract $2 billion for these rights.


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Monday, February 20th, 2012. 22:32

Apple Settles Class Action Suit Regarding iPhone 4 Antenna



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Apple has reportedly settled a class action suit over the iPhone 4's antenna.

The settlement comes from 18 separate lawsuits that were consolidated into one. All share the claim that Apple was "misrepresenting and concealing material information in the marketing, advertising, sale, and servicing of its iPhone 4--particularly as it relates to the quality of the mobile phone antenna and reception and related software."


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Monday, February 20th, 2012. 15:52

iPad Issues in China



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Yesterday the iPad had been pulled from sale at online retailers Amazon China and Suning.com. The Wall Street Journal now reports that the iPad had been removed at Apple's request rather than as a result of actions associated with the trademark dispute, but Apple's reasons for the request were unknown. However, Apple may request that Amazon China remove the iPad from sale, simply due to Amazon China not being an officially authorized retailer.

The Cupertino, Calif., consumer electronics giant asked Amazon in China to stop selling iPads because it is not an authorized reseller, according to people familiar with the matter. Amazon has since removed iPads offered by other resellers on its Chinese website as well.


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Thursday, February 16th, 2012. 16:14

Apple Ordered 65 million Retina Displays From Samsung And LG For iPad 3



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According to ChinaTimes report, Apple has ordered 65 million 2048×1536 Retina displays for iPad 3 from Samsung and LG. Reportedly both companies have already begun production. However it is unclear if this number covers orders to Sharp, which is also rumored to be manufacturing displays for coming iPad 3.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2012. 16:28

Apple earned $1 out of every $5 US consumers spent on electronics this holiday



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NPD's Retail and Consumer tracking Services and Mobile Phone Track found that Apple accounted for 19 percent, or nearly one in five, of all U.S. consumer dollars spent on electronics, during the busy holiday shopping season. Apple, consequently, remained the largest consumer electronics brand for the second year in a row.

All of the other top five brands beyond Apple actually saw a year over year decrease in revenue in 2011. HP's sales dropped by 3 percent, third-place while Samsung dipped 6 percent, fourth-place Sony slid 21 percent, and Dell, in fifth, lost 17 percent.


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Tuesday, February 14th, 2012. 14:04

Chinese Authorities and Retailers Removing iPads from Sale Over Trademark Issues



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Last week, Apple was said to be facing a potential fine of approximately $38 million as a result of a trademark dispute in China between Apple and Proview Technology, which claims to have held ownership of the "iPad" trademark there since 2000. Noteworthy, Proview is seeking as much as $1.6 billion in damages. Apple believed that it had acquired the rights to the iPad trademark in China in an earlier $55,000 deal with Proview's parent company that also included European rights. But the Chinese arm of the company now claims that the Chinese rights could not have been part of the deal because those rights were not controlled by the parent company.

Now DigiCha and China.com. report that China authorities have begun taken steps related to the trademark issue, confiscating iPads from retailers' shops. DigiCha reports:


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Monday, February 13th, 2012. 23:48

Apple Sues Motorola Over Breach Of Licensing Agrement With Qualcomm



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According to Reuters' report, Apple has filed a suit against Motorola alleging that the company has breached terms of the licensing contract with Qualcomm in its efforts to block sales of several Apple’s iOS devices in Germany. Following Motorola's vicrory in a German court in December, Apple last week removed all 3G-enabled devices except for the iPhone 4S from its online store in Germany. However, these devices were restored within several hours after the court suspended the injunction.


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Saturday, February 11th, 2012. 13:41

Apple Offers Stripped-Down 13" MacBook Air Package To Educational Institutions



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Apple has begun to offer a cheaper 13-inch MacBook Air to educational institutions buying in bulk, replacing the two-year offering of white plastic MacBooks, which was recently discontinued. The sales of white MacBook were discontinued by the company back in July of 2011.


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Saturday, February 11th, 2012. 3:17

Apple Asked ETSI To Set Basic FRAND Licensing Rules



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After being defeated by Motorola in a patent dispute over FRAND licensing this month, Apple proposed the European Telecommunications Standards Institute to set consistent royalties for patents that are essential to wireless communication standards, according to the Wall Street Journal. The body participates in setting the standards relating to 4G LTE, 3G UMTS and GSM technologies.


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Wednesday, February 8th, 2012. 20:36

Apple warns it will crack down on App Store rank fraud services



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In a message posted to Apple's Developer site today  Apple has warned App Store developers against using promotional services that seek to increase the visibility of their titles by automating sales to inflate their apps' apparent popularity or by posting phony reviews, threatening to terminate their accounts if they do.

"Once you build a great app, you want everyone to know about it. However, when you promote your app, you should avoid using services that advertise or guarantee top placement in App Store charts. Even if you are not personally engaged in manipulating App Store chart rankings or user reviews, employing services that do so on your behalf may result in the loss of your Apple Developer Program membership. Get helpful tips and resources on marketing your apps the right way from the App Store Resource Center."


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Wednesday, February 8th, 2012. 0:31