Digital Markets Act
Apple is to remove the ability to install home screen web apps from iPhones and iPads in Europe when iOS 17.4 is released, saying it's too difficult to keep offering the feature under the European Union's new Digital Markets Act (DMA).
Apple
Apple's iCloud Mail service has suffered a global outage, impacting millions of users worldwide. Apple confirmed the service is down after reports of the outage emerged on Wednesday morning.
Lawsuit
Apple is to pay out $25 million to settle a class action lawsuit over its Family Sharing feature. The feature allows users and up to five family members to share access to apps, music, movies, TV shows, and books that they purchase.
Apple Spatial Video Cameras
With the release of iOS 17.2 earlier today, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max users can now record spatial videos — a new capability that helps users capture life’s precious moments — and relive those memories on Apple Vision Pro, starting early next year.
Apple Pay Later
Apple has officially launched Apple Pay Later in the United States, allowing users to split the cost of an Apple Pay purchase into four equal payments over six weeks without being charged interest or late fees.
Tap to Pay on IPhone
Apple today launched Tap to Pay on iPhone in the Netherlands, empowering millions of merchants, from small businesses to large retailers, to use their iPhone to seamlessly and securely accept Apple Pay, contactless credit and debit cards, and other digital wallets using only their iPhone
iPhone 2007
A factory-sealed, 4GB original iPhone from 2007 has sold at auction for US$190,373, breaking the record for any iPhone auction sale, according to LCG Auctions, the Louisiana-based auction house who held the sale.
Apple
Apple has launched Apple Business Connect, a free tool that allows businesses of all sizes to claim their location place cards and customize the way key information appears to more than a billion Apple users across Apple Maps, Messages, Wallet, Siri, and other apps. 
Apple Freeform
Apple has launched Freeform, an all-new free app to helps users organize and visually lay out content on a flexible canvas, giving them the ability to see, share, and collaborate all in one place without worrying about layouts or page sizes.
Ericsson
Ericsson and Apple have reached a multi-year, global patent license agreement between the two companies. The agreement includes a cross-license relating to patented cellular standard-essential technologies and grants certain other patent rights.