Apple Argues to Congress It Isn’t Anti-Competitive. Antitrust Experts, However, Aren’t So Certain

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee had questions for Apple. Lots of questions—about Apple’s corporate policies on everything from iPhone to the company’s practice of locking users into its software, making it difficult for alternative services to compete. In the company response, published Tuesday alongside responses from Amazon, Google, and Facebook, Apple Vice President
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Apple CEO Tim Cook believes that one of the biggest “false tradeoffs” that companies make when it comes to artificial intelligence is believing that the more data businesses collect, the better their A.I. technologies will be. Speaking on Tuesday in San Francisco during Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce conference, Cook discussed with Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff his
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Apple kicked off the week by announcing its long-rumored 16-inch MacBook Pro. And it ended the week by scrubbing nearly 200 vaping apps from its App Store. The new MacBook Pro comes with upgraded processors and a revamped keyboard. The keyboard is notable because several previous MacBook Pro models had a faulty keyboard design that,
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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. reported quarterly profit above analysts’ estimates, indicating solid demand for Apple Inc.’s iPhone 11 range. The assembler of most of the world’s iPhones and iPads posted net income of NT$30.7 billion ($1 billion) for the September quarter, compared with an average estimate of NT$27.7 billion. Apple last month forecast holiday revenue that
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A week after Apple debuted its Apple TV Plus video-streaming service, there’s disagreement over how well it’s done. One news report said that Apple executives are pleased with the number of people who have watched shows. But another report said interest on social media in its shows, including The Morning Show and See, is less
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For years, Apple has been expanding the number of products it sells by offering “Pro” versions with additional features and higher price tags. But what’s driving Apple’s decision-making, profit-padding dollars or consumer-centric sense? On Monday, Apple made the newest addition to its ‘Pro’ product line, unveiling AirPods Pro, a higher-end version of the wireless earbuds
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Apple’s push into services is getting expensive for its most loyal customers. There’s $10 per month for Apple Music, $10 for Apple News, and $5 for Apple Arcade along with other optional paid services like iCloud storage and AppleCare extended warranties, which are now available for a monthly fee. On Friday, Apple adds another subscription—Apple
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If you’ve held out on upgrading your iPhone or iPad over the last few years, you may need to update it and quickly—if you want to make sure it still works next week. In a support document posted earlier this week, Apple warned users that some older iPhone and iPad models will need to have
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Apple has struck gold with the iPhone 11, according to a new report this week. But already, industry watchers are turning their attention to what its plans are for the future. This week, Wedbush analyst Dan Ives said that demand is stronger than the he had anticipated for the new iPhone 11. He followed that
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After a natural disaster, many often struggle to reach loved ones and rebuild their lives. And while time can feel like it’s standing still during emergencies like these, obligations like credit card bills continue to come in, adding to financial burdens disaster victims face. Apple Card is offering a new benefit to help. With natural
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