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U.S. stock market is relying on Apple iPhone 6s

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Ever since innovative genius Steve Jobs left us, it seems as though Apple has lost its shine. The product announcements made by Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier this week were anything but spectacular, and the “new” iPhone features presented were nothing breakthrough. In fact, they will …

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Apple: iPhone 6 profit margin a rip-off 69%

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The iPhone 6 costs Apple between $200 and $247 to build, giving the company a profit margin of 69% for the entry-level model, according to a teardown analysis. The teardown, executed by research firm IHS and shared with Re/code, is based on an analysis of the parts used in each model and an estimate of …

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Plаnnеd obsolescence: Apple admits to purposely slowing down your iPhone

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Apple acknowledged thаt іt indeed dоеѕ lіmіt іPhоnе реrfоrmаnсе wіth nеw іOS ѕоftwаrе updates. Aррlе’ѕ ѕtаtеmеnt fоllоwеd a ѕtudу this week thаt asserted Aррlе сurbѕ the speed of аgіng іPhоnеѕ. Thе study wеnt vіrаl. Thе Cuреrtіnо tесh gіаnt еxрlаіnеd it put іn checks, which limit computing роwеr but рrеѕеrvе iPhone’s …

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Peter Thiel: The age of Apple is over

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Arguably the most desired smartphone in the world, Apple’s iPhone, is losing popularity, says PayPal co-founder and first Facebook investor Peter Thiel. When asked if “the age of Apple is over” by The New York Times, Thiel answered: “Confirm. We know what a smartphone looks like and does. It’s not …

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2016: Stock market off to worst start in history

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group What a start to the year it has been! If the first week of 2016 is anything to go by, then the stock market is in for a wild year ahead. Within the first 15 minutes of trade for the year, the Chinese stock market plunged 7%, …

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EU orders Apple to pay Ireland up to €13bn in unpaid taxes

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Apple has been ordered to pay up to €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes to Ireland after the European commission ruled that deals between Apple and the Irish tax authorities amounted to illegal state aid. The commission said Ireland’s tax arrangements with Apple between 1991 and 2015 had allowed the US company to attribute sales …

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WikiLeaks’ “Dark Matter” release exposes CIA hacking of Apple devices

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CIA documents published by WikiLeaks Thursday reveal hacks used by the agency against Apple cellphones and computers. Dubbed “Dark Matter,” the documents, a new addition to WikiLeaks’ ongoing “Vault 7” dump, detail hacks developed for iPhones and MacBooks as far back as 2008. “These documents explain the techniques used by …

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New Apple iPhone 5S commercial

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Introducing the new iPhone nSa, the best surveillance device to date. It aims to put your freedom… in the crosshairs. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSJqBJ1TF-E[/youtube]   SEE ALSO: NSA ready to launch Apple iPhone 5S

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Apple Australia refuses to sell products to Iranian customers

Following discriminatory policies of Apple towards Iranian customers in the US, the company’s employees in Australia have also refused to sell their products to Iranian customers. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7KDRbO01u8&feature=g-u-u[/youtube] Sydney student Mahsa Javam was denied Apple products at an Apple store in the Sydney suburb of Castle Hill, where she …

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Apple’s iOS 6 includes ‘Government Alerts’

Apple’s eagerly awaited iOS 6 update for iPhones and iPads will include controversial ‘government alerts’ that some fear are part of the federal government’s takeover of communications networks. “In compliance with the National Alerting Program, the WEA will be coming to Apple devices that will run on the new mobile …

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Apple rejects app that tracks U.S. drone strikes

A new iPhone app that would send text messages to users each time a U.S. drone strikes has been repeatedly blocked and deemed “not useful” by the Apple app store. Calling it “objectionable and crude,” Apple will not allow the program’s developer to offer the app to iPhone users, stating …

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Beware the spy in the sky: Google and Apple use planes that film you

Software giants will use military-grade cameras to take powerful satellite images. Spy planes able to photograph sunbathers in their back gardens are being deployed by Google and Apple. The U.S. technology giants are racing to produce aerial maps so detailed they can show up objects just four inches wide. But …

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Google faces UK class action over secret iPhone tracking

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Google is embroiled in its biggest privacy battle yet in the UK over reportedly tracking users’ online habits. At least 10 UK citizens began legal action with dozens more lining up. According to media estimates up to 10 million Britons could join in. Google is accused of evading security settings …

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iRage: Apple’s FoxConn China plant damaged as riots resume

Following the riots at Apple’s FoxConn Chengdu plant in June, engadget is reporting that FoxConn’s Taiyuan plant – the scene of earlier strikes over salary disputes back in March – has suffered damage as workers riot. Police are on site to control the crowd and while the motive is not clear, it is …

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Apple products made with child labor – internal report

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Apple Inc. used child labor in the making of its products by employing 106 underage workers across 11 facilitates in 2012, an internal audit revealed. According to a report, the company also discovered wage problems and forced pregnancy tests. Apple’s annual ‘Supplier Responsibility’ report, which includes nearly 400 audits, 72 per …

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NSA ready to launch Apple iPhone 5S

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The latest series of Apple’s iPhone will not only continue to cultivate numerous apps that track your location through GPS and transmit data directly back to corporations and government, but contain a fingerprint sensor that stores your fingerprint in order to purchase apps and unlock the phone for use. And …

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Cellphone radiation detector app banned by Apple

Although many individuals think nothing of radiation emitted by cell phones, or even believe it to be true, there is a large amount of evidence showing how damaging cell phone use can actually be. In response to the released information and growing fear of cell phone radiation, a company has …

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Apple granted patent to disable cameras according to location

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Recording, communicating during protests, political events could be restricted. Apple was granted a patent last week that will enable it to wirelessly disable the camera on iphones in certain locations, sparking fears that such techniques could be used to prevent citizens from communicating with each other or taking video during …

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Apple iPhone 5 to be announced August 7th

Apple will announce the iPhone 5 on August 7th, 2012. A reliable industry source who wishes to remain anonymous revealed to Know Your Mobile that Apple’s highly-anticipated and much-rumoured iPhone 5 will be launched via a keynote speech on August 7. The new date correlates with reports from earlier in the …

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