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US lawmakers ask big tech firms for documents in expanding probe

Bipartisan congressional investigation widens, as legislators request internal communications and data on competitors.

US lawmakers ask big tech firms for documents in expanding probe

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Apple, Foxconn admit breaking Chinese labour law at iPhone plant

Foxconn said its use of temporary workers and hours worked by employees 'was not consistent with company guidelines'.

Apple, Foxconn admit breaking Chinese labour law at iPhone plant

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Apple to begin online sales in India as rules are eased

The company may benefit from India's new investment rules, possibly helping it reduce its dependence on China.

Apple to begin online sales in India as rules are eased

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Apple apologises, and makes changes to Siri's privacy policy

In a statement, the tech giant announced new plans aimed at improving its digital-assistant services.

Apple apologises, and makes changes to Siri's privacy policy

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Big tech too powerful? US Justice Department opens investigation

The department wants to find out if tech firms are hurting consumers by harming competition in the online marketplace.

Big tech too powerful? US Justice Department opens investigation

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iPhone designer Jony Ive to leave Apple and start own firm

Ive was a part of Apple's design team since the 1990s and is known for shaping its signature rounded, stylish designs.

iPhone designer Jony Ive to leave Apple and start own firm

Human Rights

Apple, Google urged to remove app that lets Saudi men track wives

Absher lets Saudi men specify when and where women under their 'guardianship' are allowed to travel.

Privacy & Surveillance

Apple blocks Facebook app that paid teens to track internet use

A Facebook research app privacy guidelines by collecting private data like internet history, location data and messages.

Apple blocks Facebook app that paid teens to track internet use

Science & Technology

Bug in Apple FaceTime app lets users listen in on conversations

Apple says 'group FaceTime is temporarily unavailable' as the company works on solving the issue.

Bug in Apple FaceTime app lets users listen in on conversations

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China's Huawei punishes employees for iPhone tweet blunder

The Chinese phone maker on New Year's Day wished followers a 'Happy #2019' in a tweet sent 'via Twitter for iPhone'.

China's Huawei punishes employees for iPhone tweet blunder

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Apple blames weak iPhone China sales as it cuts revenue forecast

Tech giant expects quarterly revenue of $84bn, below analysts' $91.5bn estimate, acknowledging iPhones demand is waning.

Media

Apple, Facebook ban content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Programmes and pages removed from online platforms for hate speech and violation of policies, tech companies say.

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Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

The publicly listed US company crowned a decade-long rise fuelled by its ubiquitous iPhone.

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

Samsung

Samsung unveils S9 amid smartphone market 'plateau'

Vendors are focusing on features designed to encourage consumers to ditch their old phones early and buy new phones.

Samsung unveils S9 amid smartphone market 'plateau'

Apple

For the first time, China will host Apple's iCloud keys

Apple begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data centre at the end of February.

For the first time, China will host Apple's iCloud keys