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Samsung invokes Alice to challenge two Apple patents

Samsung cited a Supreme Court ruling that tightened patent standards when it asked a court to find two Apple patent claims invalid

Wearables Right or Wrong? It's good for Apple that Tim Cook isn't masterminding the iWatch

In Episode 6 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on iWatch development, wearables at Google I/O, and a breathing monitor that should never have been made.

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Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.

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EU starts in-depth probe into Apple's tax affairs

Apple said it pays every euro of every tax it owes

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EU starts in-depth probe into Apple's tax affairs

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation into Apple's corporate tax affairs on suspicion that the company did not pay its fair share of income taxes.

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Groups ask Apple to end toxic chemical use

Used in electronics factories, benzene can cause cancer and n-hexane can cause nerve damage.

Hackers behind iPhone ransom attacks arrested in Russia

A man and a teenaged boy are accused of using phishing and social engineering attacks to hijack Apple IDs and lock iOS devices

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Hey, Apple! Don’t forget about the Windows users

Apple unveiled a number of features that will integrate iOS 8 with Mac OS X Yosemite but what about iPhone and iPad owners who use Windows?

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Oops! Tim Cook tweets photo of Mac production line running Windows

Apple uses Windows to manufacture Macs on its production line, according to a photo tweeted by Apple chief executive Tim Cook.

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Apple Maps search may get personal, and much better, thanks to Spotsetter

Apple has reportedly acquired Spotsetter, a social search and mapping startup, after the service said that it had closed down.

Breaking down WWDC 2014

Live from San Francisco, we discuss Apple's announcements at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, including Extensions, Continuity, OS X interface changes, and photo backup. With guests Myke Hurley and Stephen Hackett.

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19 ways Apple's iOS 8 promises to streamline your workflow

iOS 8 may not be flashy, but it includes a boatload of improvements designed to help you complete everyday tasks as quickly as possible.