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Goldman Sachs will reevaluate Apple Card credit line limits after claims of gender bias

Following claims that Goldman Sachs institutes a gender bias when processing Apple Card applications, the bank on Monday said it is prepared to reevaluate credit lines for customers who expected higher limits. → Read More

New 3D sensor to reportedly power AR in iPad in 2020, headset as soon as 2021

Apple is working on new 3D sensor hardware that will power augmented reality applications in iPad next year, according to a report on Monday, with the technology slated to land in a long-rumored headset in 2021 or 2022. → Read More

Disney+ to stream on Amazon's Fire TV at launch

Adding to an already impressive list of hardware launch partners, Disney's upcoming Disney+ streaming service will offer support for Amazon's Fire TV platform when it bows on Nov. 12. → Read More

Apple decision to skip congressional hearing on China draws swift rebuke

Apple and Chinese app Tik Tok failed to send representatives to a U.S. congressional hearing convened to delve into Chinese influence on the wider tech industry and consumer data, a move that drew swift condemnation from senators eager to draw ties between large firms and the Asian nation. → Read More

Ex-Apple executive formerly in charge of 5G modem project joins wireless tech startup

Former Apple executive Ruben Caballero, who previously led Apple's 5G modem initiative, is now acting chief wireless strategist at startup Keyssa Inc., where he landed after leaving the tech giant in early 2019. → Read More

Apple to introduce MacBook with scissor switch keyboard in mid 2020, analyst says

Noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a research note released on Tuesday presented a more definitive timeline of the company's MacBook plans, saying a new laptop model featuring a traditional scissor switch keyboard will debut in the middle of 2020. → Read More

HBO Max to take on Apple TV+ in May 2020

An already competitive streaming video field will get even more crowded in mid 2020, as AT&T's WarnerMedia plans to debut its awaited HBO Max service in May, executives said on Tuesday. → Read More

TSMC and GlobalFoundries settle legal dispute, sign cross-licensing deal

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company and competitor GlobalFoundries on Monday inked an agreement to cross-license certain patents related to semiconductor technology, resolving a two-month-old multi-jurisdictional legal dispute that threatened the businesses of customers like TSMC partner Apple. → Read More

Apple's iOS 13.2 release bricks HomePod for some users

HomePod owners beware. Apple's release of iOS 13.2 on Monday delivers long-awaited features to the company's smart speaker, but the software is rendering some units useless. → Read More

Trump tells Tim Cook Touch ID on iPhone is 'FAR better' than Face ID

In a tweet addressed to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday, Trump bemoaned the new "swipe" to unlock interface of Face ID, saying Touch ID's "button" was "FAR better." → Read More

Former Apple lawyer formally indicted for insider trading

Former Apple lawyer Gene Levoff, who oversaw the company's Insider Trading Policy as corporate secretary and senior director of corporate law, was on Thursday indicted for insider trading and faces a maximum penalty of 120 years in prison. → Read More

US House to deliver final report on big tech antitrust probe in 'first part' of 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee expects to deliver a final report on an investigation into potential antitrust breaches by big technology companies, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, in the first part of 2020. → Read More

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls on Senate to pass immigration act

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued to push for immigration reform on Thursday and in a tweet urged the U.S. Senate to pass legislation that aims to streamline the process for so-called "high-skilled" applicants. → Read More

Apple hit with new iPhone throttling class action in California

A fresh class action lawsuit lodged in California seeks to bring Apple to task for quietly building iPhone-throttling battery management tools into previous versions of its iOS operating system, an action that allegedly hindered and interfered with device performance. → Read More

Netflix says Apple TV+, others to accelerate transition away from traditional TV

Netflix in a letter to investors released on Wednesday said new entrants into the streaming space, including Apple TV+, will help accelerate what it believes to be an inevitable shift away from traditional linear television. → Read More

Apple updates AirPort Utility app with iOS 13 compatibility

Following complaints of incompatibility with iOS 13, Apple on Monday issued an update to its AirPort Utility app, allowing users of devices running the latest operating system to control and manage the now discontinued first-party routers. → Read More

Apple told Apple TV+ content creators not to besmirch China, report says

Following a series of decisions that demonstrates Apple's willingness to kowtow to Chinese government wishes, a report on Friday claims company executives exhibited similar patterns of behavior in preparing content for the upcoming Apple TV+ video service. → Read More

Apple's Lisa Jackson explains successes, struggles of environmental initiatives

Apple VP of environmental, social, and policy initiatives Lisa Jackson in an interview published Thursday detailed the company's ongoing pursuit of environmentally responsible manufacturing and operations, saying that while Apple is off to a good start, there is much left to achieve. → Read More

Oscar winner Alfonso Cuaron inks multi-year Apple TV+ deal

Oscar Award-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuar&oacuten has signed an overall deal to provide Apple with content for its Apple TV+ streaming video service, according to a report on Thursday. → Read More

Developer of BlueMail sues Apple over 'Sign in with Apple,' App Store 'monopoly'

A developer of messaging products and software behind apps like Followapp and BlueMail on Friday filed a multi-pronged lawsuit against Apple, claiming the tech giant infringed on patented technology with "Sign in with Apple" and subsequently used its alleged monopoly over the App Store to suppress BlueMail's consumer reach. → Read More