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Apple Blocks $7 Billion in Fraudulent App Store Transactions

From 2020 through 2023, Apple says it prevented a combined total of over $7 billion in potentially fraudulent transactions, including more than $1.8 billion in 2023 alone. In the same period, Apple blocked over 14 million stolen credit cards and more than 3.3 million accounts from transacting again. As digital threats have evolved in scope […]

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Apple, Google Team Up to Fight Unwanted Tracking Devices

Apple and Google are working together to create an industry specification — Detecting Unwanted Location Trackers — for Bluetooth tracking devices that makes it possible to alert users across both iOS and Android if such a device is unknowingly being used to track them. This will help mitigate the misuse of devices designed to help keep […]

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Top 25 Smartphone Apps for March 2024

Here are the most popular smartphone apps for March 2024 according to Comscore. # Apps Total Unique Visitors (000) % Reach 1 Google Sites 204,244 94 2 Facebook 199,630 92 3 Amazon 148,390 68 4 Apple Inc. 123,511 57 5 PayPal 98,758 46 6 Microsoft Sites 92,034 42 7 Bytedance Inc. 86,214 40 8 Yahoo […]

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Natalie Portman to Star in New Series on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ has unveiled a first look at “Lady in the Lake,” the upcoming, seven-part limited series starring Natalie Portman, who also serves as executive producer, and Moses Ingram. “Lady in the Lake” will make its global debut on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes on Friday, July 19, 2024, followed by new episodes […]

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Apple iPad Holds 35.6% of Tablet Market

According to the latest data from research firm Canalys, worldwide tablet shipments increased modestly by 1% in the first quarter of 2024, reaching 33.7 million units. This growth follows four consecutive quarters of year-on-year declines and is thanks to a revival in consumer spending and the stabilization of global economies. Apple holds the lead in tablets with […]

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Apple Shows Off Two New iPad Air Models

CUPERTINO — Apple has announced the redesigned 11-inch and all-new 13-inch iPad Air, supercharged by the M2 chip. Now available in two sizes for the first time, the 11-inch iPad Air is super-portable, and the 13-inch model provides an even larger display for more room to work, learn, and play. Both deliver phenomenal performance and […]

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Apple Raises Cash Dividend, Buys Back More Stock

CUPERTINO — Apple announced plans to buy back up to $110 billion in shares of its stock and also boost its dividend. The company last week reported financial results for its fiscal 2024 second quarter ended March 30, 2024. In the second quarter, revenue was $90.8 billion, down 4 percent year over year, and quarterly […]

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Apple Introduces M4 Chip for iPad Pro

CUPERTINO — Apple has introduced M4, its most powerful chip to date and will be available in the all-new iPad Pro. Built using second-generation 3-nanometer technology, M4 is a system on a chip (SoC) that advances the industry-leading power efficiency of Apple silicon and enables the incredibly thin design of iPad Pro. It also features […]

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Apple Keynote Event May 7 at 10 a.m.

Apple is holding a keynote event on Tuesday, May 7 at 10 a.m. Eastern time, 7 a.m. Pacific time. CEO Tim Cook is expected to introduce a new lineup of iPads at the event. The event is likely pre-taped. Apple reported iPad sales of $5,559 billion in the first quarter of 2024, down from $6.67 […]

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Apple Targets Small Businesses With In-Store Programs

Beginning in May, select Apple stores around the country will offer a special Today at Apple series titled “Made for Business” that will give small business owners and entrepreneurs free opportunities to learn how Apple products and services can support their growth and success. Led by small business owners, the sessions will highlight how these […]

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Apple Airplay Available at IHG Hotels

Guests staying at select properties from IHG Hotels & Resorts, including Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Indigo, Candlewood Suites, and InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, can use AirPlay to privately and securely stream their favorite shows and movies on Apple TV+ and other popular streaming services, listen to personal playlists on Apple Music or other platforms, […]

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Apple to Offer Repair Options With Used Parts

Apple announced an upcoming enhancement to existing repair processes that will enable customers and independent repair providers to utilize used Apple parts in repairs. Beginning with select iPhone models this fall, the new process is designed to maintain an iPhone user’s privacy, security, and safety, while offering consumers more options, increasing product longevity, and minimizing […]