Trade war counter attack? China slams Apple with iPhone sale ban over ‘patent violations’

Chinese courts have granted a preliminary injunction to US chip-maker Qualcomm which would effectively ban the majority of older iPhone models from sale in China, in a possible trade war counter attack. On the surface, the battle is between two major name tech companies, Apple and Qualcomm, who have been engaged in high-stakes legal battles […]

TVLine Items: Richard Gere's Apple Gig, Syfy's Night Gallery Reboot and More

Richard Gere is making the move to the small screen: Apple is nearing a series order for a drama starring the Pretty Woman actor and written by Howard Gordon (Homeland), our sister site Deadline reports. Based on the Israeli series Nevelot, the untitled eight-episode project follows “two elderly Vietnam vets and best friends — one of whom […]

Apple will skip 5G in 2019, report says

Enlarge / From left to right: the iPhone 8, the iPhone XS, the iPhone XR, and the iPhone XS Max. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple will not introduce an iPhone capable of taking advantage of faster 5G cellular data networks in 2019, a report from Bloomberg says. Citing people familiar with Apple’s plans, the report specifies […]

Microsoft briefly dethrones Apple as the most valuable US company (AAPL, MSFT)

Reuters/Shannon Stapleton Microsoft briefly surpassed Apple as the most valuable US company. It passed Apple on Monday with a market value of about $ 812 billion. Watch Microsoft and Apple trade live. Microsoft on Monday briefly surpassed Apple as the most valuable company in the US, with a market capitalization of about $ 812 billion. […]

Supreme Court hears arguments in Apple App Store price fixing suit

Apple now has its last chance to fend off a lawsuit accusing it of price fixing on the App Store. The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments from Apple on November 26th as the company rejects claims that it uses its absolute control of iOS app downloads to keep prices high and take a 30 […]

Calvados is making a comeback — here’s everything you need to know about the apple brandy

Shutterstock.com Business Insider spoke to the cofounders of 30&40 Calvados. It turns out Calvados differs from Cognac in more ways than one — even though they’re both brandies. The 30&40 team are hoping to put Calvados, which doesn’t have the same reputation as Cognac, on the map. We also found out how the spirit is […]