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Ericsson filing seven new lawsuits against Apple

As per a report on Bloomberg, the battle between Apple and Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson doesn’t seems to come to peace. Ericsson says it’s filing seven new lawsuits against Apple, and had filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) requesting an exclusion order against Apple’s products for infringing Ericsson patents. “We have offered them a license; ...

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Redesigned Emoji keyboard now brings diverse emoji in five skin shades

Apple New Emoji

With the new updates to OS X operating system, we can now use diverse emoji coming in five shades. In November we saw Unicode Consortium responding to criticism of apparent ethnic homogeneity of cartoon pictograms used in text messages. The tones are now modeled on the Fitzpatrick scale, a recognised standard used by dermatologists. Earlier there were only three characters representing ...

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Apple’s new commercial of a filmmaking iPad for the Oscars

On the day of annual Academy Awards, Apple started airing its new iPad Air advertisement showcasing how the iPad is being used in the filmmaking industry. The video had excerpts from Martin Scorsese’s 2014 commencement speech at the NYU Tisch School of the Arts. The video ad comprises of small movies being filmed and edited on iPad. Here’s the full ...

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Samsung counters Apple Pay by acquiring LoopPay

Samsung has recently acquired LoopPay, a US mobile payments firm. The acquisition is seen as a counter to the Apple mobile payment system, Apple Pay. LoopPay uses Magnetic Secure Transmission (MST) technology which helps transferring credit card information in conjunction with a mobile app. The card information can be sent wirelessly when the device is held within a few centimeters ...

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Apple poaches top auto engineers from A123 Systems: lawsuit

As per the latest report on Reuters, Apple has been sued by A123 Systems, an electric car battery maker for poaching its top brass engineers. The court filing further proofs Apple’s aggressive moves towards its car manufacturing plan. It’s not long when the news of Apple poaching engineers from Tesla, and other companies with deep expertise in car systems was ...

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Tesla and Apple battling to recruit top employees from each other

As per a new report published on Bloomberg, both Apple and Tesla are battling to recruit top employees from each other. Tesla has hired more than 150 former Apple employees which is higher than what they have hired from any other company so far. “Employees who have worked at Apple say their decision to join Tesla was based on its ...

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iPhone might replace your car keys

Apple iPhone could possibly be used to unlock your car without using actual keys. A patent granted to Apple (Source: USPTO) in US mentions about accessing a vehicle using portable devices. The abstract in the patent mentions the following: “A primary portable device can access a vehicle by transmitting an activation message including a vehicle access credential to the vehicle. ...

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iOS 8.2 beta 5 is now available for download

The fifth beta of the upcoming iOS 8.2 has been released to the developers. The release comprises of some improvements and bug fixing. Developers can access it via the iOS development center or go to Settings > General > Software. The development center has also the following updates: Xcode 6.2 beta 5 with WatchKit Beta version of Apple TV software ...

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Apple Campus 2 latest video

From the last time we updated the video of the Apple Campus there is considerable amount of work been completed. Myithz in its latest video shows the current developments with the help of a drone camera. View this video in 2160 PX or 4K quality settings for optimal view. The plan to complete the Apple Spaceship Campus project is by ...

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