Apple Finds Foxconn Interns Worked Illegal Overtime on iPhone X

Apple found that its main supplier in Asia has been employing high-school students working illegal overtime to assemble the iPhone X. Interns at a factory operated by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., part of Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group, worked voluntarily and received benefits, though worked longer days than Chinese law permits, Apple said in a statement. The Financial Times reported […]

iPhone With Dual-SIM Support Due in 2018, Apple Looking to Intel for Modems: Kuo

Amid the success story of the iPhone X, Apple is now reported to be bringing new iPhone models in 2018 with dual-SIM support. The Cupertino company is also rumoured to be in talks with Intel to provide 5G modems on a future iPhone to deliver a faster experience. Supporting two networks with dual-SIM card slots is quite common among handsets developed by […]

Apple Tax Avoidance Plan Laid Bare in Leaked ‘Paradise Papers’ Documents

Apple shifted much of its offshore wealth from Ireland to a tax haven in the British Isles, according a review of leaked Paradise Papers documents Monday. Apple confirmed the move in an online post, saying it served to “ensure that tax obligations and payments to the US were not reduced.” After the US technology colossus stated publicly […]

Just How Much Money Does iPhone X Make Apple? Take a Look

Apple’s new flagship iPhone X makes the company more money per phone than its iPhone 8 model, according to an analysis, which found the iPhone X’s flashier parts cost Apple 25 percent more than the iPhone 8, but that it retailed 43 percent higher. The iPhone X smartphone costs $357.50 (roughly Rs. 23,200) to make and sells for $999 […]

iPhone X Screen ‘Temporarily Unresponsive’ in Cold Weather for Some Users, Apple to Fix With Software Update

HIGHLIGHTS Some iPhone X users reported the issue Phones in extreme cold conditions are likely to be affected Apple promises an update to fix the issue Some iPhone X users have complained about their smartphone’s screen not responding in cold weather. Apple has now acknowledged the issue and promised a software update for iPhone X […]

Apple Sold 46.7 Million iPhone Units and 10.3 Million iPad Units Last Quarter

Apple Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services. The stellar earnings report came just as the iPhone X went on sale Friday morning in Australia. Long […]

Qualcomm Sues Apple for Breach of Contract, Says It Shared Information With Intel

Qualcomm Inc has sued Apple Inc, alleging that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in the longstanding dispute between Qualcomm and Apple. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to demand unprecedented […]

Apple India Revenue Doubles Year-Over-Year, Tim Cook Says Still ‘A Long Way to Go’

Apple reported strong quarterly results ahead of the iPhone X launch on Friday, with iPhone sales at 46.7 million unit, up from 45.5 million in the year-ago quarter. The company posted quarterly revenue of $52.6 billion (roughly Rs. 3,39,595 crores), an increase of 12 percent year-over-year (YoY), with international sales accounting for 62 percent of the revenue. India […]

Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation. The companies’ lobbying group, the Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), voiced their concerns in a letter dated Oct. 16 to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska and their colleagues. The move comes […]