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Apple can’t rule out stolen data in attack on developer website

(Reuters) – Apple Inc’s main website for developers remains shut after intruders tried to steal sensitive information last week, forcing the iPhone maker to overhaul its database and server software to prevent future breaches. The intrusion last Thursday marked a rare cyber attack on the U.S. company’s network and comes…

Tennessee lawyer sues Apple because Internet porn ‘destroyed his marriage’

A lawyer in Nashville, Tennessee filed a lawsuit against Apple, Inc. that blames the company for the dissolution of his marriage and the collapse of his mental health. According to CNet.com, Chris Sevier filed suit in Federal District Court earlier this summer because Apple devices do not have a filter…

Judge finds Apple guilty of ebook price-fixing conspiracy

A judge Wednesday found Apple guilty of a price-fixing conspiracy for electronic books, saying the company “conspired to restrain trade” with publishers to boost the price of ebooks. Judge Denise Cote, who presided over a trial in New York said in her opinion that “Apple is liable here for facilitating…

Boston University accuses Apple of stealing professor’s idea for iPhone

Boston University claims Apple stole professor's idea (via The Christian Science Monitor) Patent wars are all the rage in the tech community, and Apple is often viewed as the most aggressive patent warrior in Silicon Valley. Now, in an odd turn around, Boston University has decided to take Apple to…

Apple powering Nevada datacenter with solar farm

Apple’s Nevada data center has been in the works for quite some time: a 2,200-acre plot outside of Reno will host a 90,000-square-foot datacenter that, in turn, will support the tech giant’s cloud services. Apple will reportedly spend $1 billion…  …

Original 1976 Apple computer expected to fetch more than $500,000 at auction

Want an original 1976 Apple-1 computer? It'll cost you, a lot. (via The Christian Science Monitor) Beginning next Wednesday, June 24 – and ending on July 9 – Christies will hold an online auction titled ”First Bytes: Iconic Technology from the Twentieth Century.” According to Christies, among the Apple products up…

Apple clashes with Amazon in e-book case

Apple attorneys in the US antitrust case on e-books went on the offensive, attacking the credibility of government witnesses and seeking to debunk key elements of the government’s case. Apple attorneys grilled a trio of witnesses from Apple rival Amazon and undertook a bruising cross-examination of a Google executive. Apple…

Apple to ease dependence on Foxconn: report

Apple is easing its dependence on contract electronics colossus Foxconn by enlisting Pegatron to assemble a low-cost iPhone it is planning, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Taiwan-based Foxconn had the enviable position of cranking out nearly all of the California company’s iPhones and iPad tablet computers but Apple chief…

Jon Stewart exposes ridiculous fawning over Apple at Senate hearing

On his show Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart pointedly mocked a Senate hearing on Apple’s questionable tax practices. The tech giant pays a lower corporate tax rate than Walmart and uses offshore tax havens to avoid paying tens of billions in taxes. Apple CEO Tim Cook testified…

Apple bond offering among biggest ever: reports

A bond offering from Apple expected to be priced later today will be one of the largest ever for a US company, according to leading financial newspapers Tuesday. Apple is selling $17 billion in investment-grade bonds, which would be a record for a US corporate debt issue, according to the…

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