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Apple aims to work its magic with iPhone X

San Francisco, United States | AFP | With its new iPhone X, Apple is setting the ambitious goal for itself of reinventing the smartphone, again. The flagship handset marking the 10th anniversary of the first iPhone release, is set to hit stores Friday, and with it the California tech giant is …

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Ireland approves massive Apple data centre

Dublin, Ireland | AFP | Ireland on Thursday gave the green light for tech giant Apple to build an 850-million-euro ($1.0-billion) data centre following a battle with conservationists who were seeking to preserve a forest. High Court judge Paul McDermott dismissed the appeals brought by three campaigners, who were concerned about …

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EU hammers Amazon, Apple over taxes

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | The EU turned the screw on US tech giants Wednesday, ordering Amazon to repay Luxembourg 250 million euros in back taxes and taking Ireland to court for failing to collect billions from Apple. Europe’s competition chief Margrethe Vestager accused tiny Luxembourg of an illegal deal with …

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Apple beats profit estimates, boosting shares

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Apple on Tuesday reported stronger-than-expected results for the past quarter, with higher revenues and profits, delivering a boost to its share price. Profit climbed 12 percent to $8.7 billion, and revenue rose percent to $45.4 billion, with the California-based company selling 41 million iPhones …

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Apple removes some VPN services from Chinese app store

Beijing, China | AFP | Apple has removed software allowing internet users to skirt China’s “Great Firewall” from its app store in the country, the company confirmed Sunday, sparking criticism that it was bowing to Beijing’s tightening web censorship. Chinese internet users have for years sought to get around heavy internet …

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