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Apple now neck-and-neck with Samsung after monster quarter

As iPhone 6 propelled Apple, Samsung sales dropped because of competition in China.

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Apple hits Samsung at home, where it hurts

With China and Japan in its pocket, Apple is gaining in South Korea.

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Apple tops Chinese smartphone market for the first time

The popularity of the iPhone 6 helped Apple beat out Xiaomi to become number one in China, according to a market researcher

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Apple brings back free music with new iTunes promotion

So long, Single of the Week. Hello, Free on iTunes.

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Building an Apple-powered smart home? Here's how non-HomeKit devices could work

Your Apple-powered smart home of the future needn't be limited to the HomeKit ecosystem, but venturing outside will bring some restrictions.

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Report: Apple agrees to Chinese security audits of its products

The purpose is to counter Chinese concerns about outside government surveillance.

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Google's Project Zero publishes three OS X zero-day vulnerabilities

After disclosing multiple Windows vulnerabilities over the past month, Google's Project Zero just turned its eyes towards Apple flaws.

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Google, Facebook, Apple spent record amounts on lobbying in 2014

As many others cut back, a new breed of tech company doubled down on influencing Washington.

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iPhone 6 Plus gaining steam in China

The iPhone 6 Plus is significantly more popular in China than in the U.S., according to AppLovin.

Apple wants to know more about your listening habits

Apple has reportedly acquired analytics platform Musicmetric