US Department of Justice (DoJ)
The United States Justice Department (DOJ) has filed a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Apple, accusing the company of engineering an illegal monopoly in smartphones that boxes out competitors, stifles innovation and keeps prices artificially high.
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 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.
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.
Gamestop NFT Marketplace
ImmutableX has officially launched the GameStop NFT Marketplace which unlocks access to web3 games and millions of world-class, NFT gaming assets to tens of millions of GameStop players and GameStop Powerup Pro loyalty customers across the United States.
Apple
The former corporate secretary and director of corporate law at Apple today admitted engaging in an insider trading scheme that spanned five years, Attorney for the United States Vikas Khanna announced.
Intel and Ericsson
Ericsson and Intel have launched a tech hub in California, USA, focusing on the benefits that Ericsson Cloud RAN and Intel technology can bring to: improving energy efficiency and network performance, reducing time to market, and monetizing new business opportunities
DoD
The US Department of Defense (DoD), in collaboration with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s (NTIA) Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (ITS), has launched the 5G Challenge Preliminary Event: RAN Subsystem Interoperability.
Wordle
Viral word game, ‘Wordle’, has been acquired by The New York Times. Wordle was acquired from its creator, Josh Wardle, a software engineer in Brooklyn, for a price “in the low seven figures,” The Times said. The company said the game would initially remain free to new and existing players.
Zillow SharePlay
Zillow has added support for Apple SharePlay, bringing the ability for home shoppers users using the Zillow app on an iPhone or iPad, to search and browse for-sale home and rental listings
Apple Business Essentials
Apple has unveiled Apple Business Essentials, a new service that brings together device management, 24/7 Apple Support, and iCloud storage into flexible subscription plans for small businesses with up to 500 employees.
Apple Developer Academy Detroit
Apple opened its Apple Developer Academy in Detroit this week. welcoming the inaugural class of developer . The academy, which is Apple’s first in the US, will help prepare its students for jobs in the thriving iOS app economy.
dish
IBM will help automate the United States' first greenfield cloud-native 5G network. DISH's new smart network will be designed to be agile, scalable and fully virtualized, benefitting enterprise customers across all industry verticals.
Hacker
In the U.S., the Biden administration and Western allies have formally blamed China for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange email server software and asserted that criminal hackers associated with the Chinese government have carried out ransomware and other illicit cyber operations.
Apple Housing Support
Apple is accelerating its support for affordable housing initiatives and over the past 18 months the company says it has deployed more than $1 billion for projects across California. Apple’s financial commitment has already helped thousands of people in the state become homeowners for the first time.