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Recent articles by Mark:

Apple targets Apple TV+ launch in November, weighs $9.99 price after free trial

Apple will introduce a small selection of shows and then expand its catalog more frequently over several months, and a free trial is likely as it builds up its library. → Read More

Apple’s Goldman Card Launches in U.S. With Uber Cash-Back Offer

Apple Inc. on Tuesday made its credit card with Goldman Sachs available to all U.S. customers.People with iPhones running the latest software can apply for the Apple Card via the Wallet app, Apple said in a statement. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant also announced a deal with Uber Technologies Inc. that will give customers 3% cash back on Uber and UberEats purchases. → Read More

Trump Says Apple’s Cook Concerned About Losing Edge to Samsung With Tariffs

President Donald Trump said Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook voiced concerns about chief competitor Samsung Electronics getting an edge because its products, unlike Apple’s, won’t be subject to tariffs when imported by the U.S. → Read More

Trump Rejects Apple’s Request for Mac Pro Tariffs Exemption

President Donald Trump rejected Apple Inc.’s bid to avoid tariffs on some computer parts it manufactures in China, saying the company should instead make the components in the U.S. → Read More

Apple Seeks Mac Pro Parts Tariff Exclusion After Move to China

Apple Inc. has asked the Trump administration to exclude components that make up the forthcoming Mac Pro high-end desktop computer from import tariffs, weeks after planning to re-locate production of the line to China from Texas. → Read More

Apple’s Heir Apparent Is Much More Like Tim Cook Than Steve Jobs

When Apple announced the pending departure of Chief Design Officer Jony Ive last month, it threw the spotlight on an executive few outsiders know: Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams, who has now also taken over the company’s legendary design studio. → Read More

Samsung delays launch of Galaxy Fold after screen failures

Samsung Electronics Co. will delay the launch of its first foldable smartphone from the planned April 26 debut after reports of screen failures among some review units, a setback for the world's biggest handset maker. The Suwon, South Korea-based company said Monday that it would postpone the retail launch of the Galaxy Fold, without giving a new debut date. Several publications, including… → Read More

Apple Debuts Apple Arcade Gaming Subscription Service

(Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. added gaming to its suite of new video, news, and credit card services, introducing the subscription program just days after Google unveiled a cloud-based gaming plan. → Read More

Apple debuts Apple Arcade gaming subscription service

Apple Inc. added gaming to its suite of new video, news, and credit card services, introducing the subscription program just days after Google unveiled a cloud-based gaming plan. The service, called Apple Arcade, will be integrated into the App Store and will include more than 100 games exclusive to the service and Apple's platform. The games will synchronize across iPhones, iPads, Mac computers… → Read More

Apple to Target Combining iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps by 2021

Apple Inc. wants to make it easier for software coders to create tools, games and other applications for its main devices in one fell swoop -- an overhaul designed to encourage app development and, ultimately, boost revenue. → Read More

Apple plans to cut back on hiring due to iPhone sales struggles

Apple Inc. will cut back on hiring for some divisions after selling fewer iPhones than expected and missing its revenue forecast for the holiday quarter, according to people familiar with the matter. Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive officer, made the disclosure to employees earlier this month in a meeting the day after he penned a letter to investors about the company's recent struggles,… → Read More

Apple to Start Offering iTunes Movies and Shows on Samsung TVs

On Sunday, ahead of the annual CES technology show in Las Vegas, Apple and Samsung announced a deal that only recently would have seemed unthinkable: The iPhone maker would begin offering iTunes movies and TV shows on its archrival’s TV sets. → Read More

Apple’s Woes — Not Its Gadgets Overshadow Tech’s Big Trade Show

Apple Inc. won’t be placing a giant booth at the big CES tech trade show starting Sunday in Las Vegas, but its recent sales warning -- and the country it blamed for the shortfall -- will undoubtedly be the talk of the show. → Read More

Apple Cuts Sales Outlook, Citing Slowdowns in China and iPhone Sales

Apple Inc. lowered its outlook for first quarter revenue after an unexpected slowdown in demand from China and fewer upgrades to iPhone models. The iPhone maker now expects revenue of about $84 billion in the quarter ended Dec. → Read More

iPhone Ban in China May Push Apple, Qualcomm Toward Settlement

A Chinese court’s preliminary ban on iPhone sales is another step toward a potential settlement of the long legal battle between Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. → Read More

Apple Resorts to Promo Deals, Trade-Ins to Boost iPhone Sales

Apple Inc. is experimenting with iPhone marketing strategies it rarely uses -- such as discount promotions via generous device buyback terms -- to help goose sales of its flagship product. → Read More

Apple resorts to promo deals, trade-ins to boost iPhone sales

Apple is experimenting with iPhone marketing strategies it rarely uses — such as discount promotions — to help goose sales of its flagship product. → Read More

Trump Suggests 10% Tariffs May Be Placed on iPhones, Laptops

U.S. President Donald Trump suggested that 10 percent tariffs could be placed on mobile phones, like the iPhone and laptops made in China, dealing a potential blow to Apple Inc. “Maybe. Maybe. Depends on what the rate is,” Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview. → Read More

Another Apple Supplier Just Cut Its Forecast

AMS AG, a Switzerland-based maker of light sensors for smartphones, became at least the fourth key Apple Inc. supplier this week to reduce revenue estimates for the current quarter. → Read More

Apple Has a Plan B as IPhone Demand Peaks; Many Suppliers Don't

(Bloomberg) -- In a world where iPhone demand is on the wane, Apple Inc. has a Plan B. → Read More