Consumer Acquisition: Apple’s IDFA change will disrupt mobile game ads and prompt layoffs

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Apple is about to disrupt mobile game and app advertising in the name of privacy, and that could lead to substantial layoffs. Read More.

Apple announces September 15 date for Apple Watch and iPad event (updated)

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Apple's annual fall media event is going fully online, only a little later than normal, but will apparently not include the latest iPhone models. Read More.

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Why Apple’s anti-tracking move hurts everyone … but Apple

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Apple’s limit on ad tracking is not only monopolistic but also harmful to the very stakeholders who made Apple’s ecosystem great in the first place.

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Apple One isn’t the iCloud and media services bundle most users want

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During Apple's first fall 2020 event, the company debuted a bundle that discounts access to two mediocre subscription services introduced last year.

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Apple allows game streaming on iOS, but demands approval and a 30% cut

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Apple loosened its restrictions in the iOS app store for streaming games from services such as Microsoft xCloud, Google Stadia, and Nvidia GeForce Now.

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Apple Watch SE puts profits over public health by nixing ECG features

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Apple could have dropped the Series 5 watch to $299 and brought an important health feature to mainstream customers, but instead put profits over people.

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App Annie: Game IQ is a taxonomy to help publishers understand mobile game categories

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The DeanBeat: Apple v. Epic — a briefing on the antitrust arguments and interesting facts

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Epic Games has argued that Apple's actions have stunted Epic's efforts to create the foundations for the Metaverse, or the universe of virtual worlds.

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Apple thrives when it’s iterative, even if you don’t care

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If you were looking for big news during Apple's September Time Flies event, you might have been disappointed. But the announcements will still make waves. Read More.

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Apple’s Epic retaliation: Unreal Engine on iOS and Mac in jeopardy

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Epic went after Apple, and now the tech giant strikes back. Epic Games has noted on Twitter that Apple will take away Epic's access to develop tools. Read More.

Here?s how Apple?s Mac and mobile ARM chip roadmap looks through 2025

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Apple's collaboration with Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC means that some elements of its chip roadmap for the next five years can be reasonably forecasted. Dev Mobile 2020 2025 Apple Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/News chip CPUs Intel roadmapRead More.

Apple, Epic, and federal judge spar over restraining order in antitrust case

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A federal judge in Oakland heard arguments today over a temporary restraining order in an antitrust case between Apple and Epic Games. Business Games Mobile PC Gaming antitrust Apple category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Law & Government/Legal DeanBeat News Epic Games lawsuit

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An Apple One services bundle is pointless if consumers only save $2-$5

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New Apple subscription services launched in 2019 as dull thuds. Business Cloud Dev Games Media Mobile Apple Apple Arcade Apple Fitness+ Apple Music Apple News Apple One Apple TV bundle category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics iCloud revenues services subscriptionsBut at the right price, bundles with its Music and iCloud services could win over holdouts. Read More.

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Apple’s watchOS 7 may beat Google’s latest Wear OS, but both need help

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Apple's and Google's smartwatch operating systems are getting better, and Apple Watches currently are leading, but they've also become somewhat stagnant.

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Apple releases iOS 14, iPadOS 14, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7

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Apple's iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Apple Watch operating systems are being released today, ahead of the launch of new devices. Read More.

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Apple unveils A14 Bionic processor with 40% faster CPU and 11.8 billion transistors

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Apple unveiled its new A14 Bionic processor with the aim of pushing ahead of other smartphone and tablet vendors on computing power and AI processing. AI Business Mobile A14 Bionic processor Apple Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware category-/News NVidia

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Epic’s antitrust case against Apple’s App Store monopoly

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In a broad antitrust challenge, Epic Games has filed a lawsuit against Apple alleging antitrust violations for pulling Fortnite out of the Apple App Store. Business Dev Games Mobile antitrust Apple Apple App Store category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Epic Games Fortnite lawsuitRead More.

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The DeanBeat: Apple must tread carefully lest it trample the game industry

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Apple has a value of more than $2 trillion. Business Games Mobile antitrust Apple IDFA Mobile gaming Steve Jobs The DeanBeat Tim CookBut the behemoth is in danger of forgetting where it came from.

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Goldman explains Apple Card algorithmic rejections, including bankruptcies

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The system Apple uses to approve or deny Apple Card applicants is a black box, so we reached out to learn how Goldman's algorithm works -- and it's not AI. AI Business Commerce Mobile ai algorithm Apple Apple Card Application bankruptcy category-/Finance/Credit & Lending fico FICO9 Goldman Goldman Sachs Path to Apple Card rejection TransUnion

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App Store war: Apple deletes Fortnite after Epic Games adds direct payment

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Apple deleted Fortnite after Epic deliberately violated terms by adding direct payments. Business Games Mobile App Store Apple category-/Games/Computer & Video Games category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless/Mobile Apps & Add-Ons DeanBeat Mobile and Social Epic Games Fortnite google playShots have been fired in what could be a very big App Store war.

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Microsoft legal filing supports Unreal Engine’s continued access to Apple tools

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Microsoft filed a legal document in support of Epic Games to support its request to prevent Apple from cutting off support for Epic Games' Unreal Engine.

I tested Apple Watch sleep tracking to save you time and battery life

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Spaces is one more tile in Apple’s incomprehensibly large AR/VR mosaic

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Apple's grand plan to make mixed reality mainstream grows with new corporate acqusitions every month, even if the individual pieces don't make sense.

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Apple and Google say 25 states and territories have explored using COVID-19 contact tracing apps

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Apple and Google are turning more attention toward increasing adoption of its COVID-19 contact tracing app solution in U.S. Business Apple bluetooth category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless contact tracing Exposure Notifications Express Google

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News publishers seek the same App Store terms Apple gives Amazon

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News publishers are seeking more favorable terms from Apple on commissions the iPhone maker collects from them on payments made through its app store. Business Dev Media Mobile Amazon Apple category-/News Jeff Bezos

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Apple has removed almost 42,000 games so far in App Store licensing purge in China

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To comply with Chinese law, Apple has removed nearly 42,000 games from its App Store in China because they didn't have proper licenses. Business Games Mobile App Store Apple category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Games/Computer & Video Games category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless/Mobile Apps & Add-Ons China Daniel Ahmad DeanBeat News Niko Partners

Judge rules Apple can’t block access to Epic’s Unreal Engine

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A federal judge on Monday blocked Apple from shutting down an Epic Games tool that is relied upon by hundreds of other app makers. Business Games Media Mobile App Store Apple category-/Computers & Electronics category-/News EPIC Unreal Engine

Facebook Gaming app debuts amid fight with Apple over instant games

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Facebook launched its standalone Facebook Gaming app on iOS, but it complained loudly that Apple would not let it launch instant games that are on Android. Business Dev Games Mobile Android Apple category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless/Mobile Apps & Add-Ons category-/Online Communities/Social Networks DeanBeat Mobile and Social Facebook iOS Sheryl Sandberg

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Apple’s response to Epic threatens the future of VR, AR, TV, and films

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Exhibit B in the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple could easily become Exhibit A in a U.S. antitrust case, clouding the maker of iPhones and AR software. Read More.

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The DeanBeat: Epic Games vs. Apple/Google is a shot heard around the world — but it’s risky

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Epic Games fired a shot heard around the world as it sued Apple and Google for antitrust violations after they removed Fortnite from their stores. Read More.

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Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2020

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A roundup of all the key announcements from WWDC 2020, the first annual developer conference Apple has hosted entirely online. Business Dev Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 ARKit Arm category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/News category-/Science/Engineering & Technology Intel iOS 14 Tim Cook WWDC

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Apple crosses $2 trillion market cap as world’s most valuable company

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Apple doubled its value to $2 trillion, and its future looks rosy. Two years after becoming the first U.S. company to hit a $1 trillion market cap. Read More.

Apple and IBM Announce Partnership

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In a move that blurs the line between consumer gadgets and enterprise technology, Apple and IBM announced on July 15 th a partnership to transform enterprise mobility. The collaboration intends to develop new business applications that bring IBM’s big data capabilities, security services, and device management to Apple’s popular iPhones and iPads. In an interview on CNBC , Apple CEO Tim Cook expressed his enthusiasm and high expectations for the partnership. “I

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Apple reveals iOS 14 for iPhones, adding Widgets and App Library

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AR/VR Dev Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 category-/Computers & Electronics/Consumer Electronics category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless category-/News category-/Science/Engineering & Technology iOS iOS 14 iPhone iPod Touch WWDC 2020The operating system for iPhone and iPod touch is getting long-awaited home screen improvements and a variety of tweaks to core apps. Read More.

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Apple’s Core ML now lets app developers update AI models on the fly

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Apple's Core ML can now update AI models without the need to ship an App Store update, while Create ML now has an action classification template. AI Business Dev Enterprise Media Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 artificial intelligence category-/Computers & Electronics/Programming category-/Computers & Electronics/Software category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless category-/Science/Computer Science computer vision Core ML Create ML NLP WWDC

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Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google CEOs to testify before antitrust panel on July 27

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The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook will appear before a U.S. Business Entrepreneur Mobile Social Alphabet Amazon Apple category-/Law & Government/Legal Facebook GoogleHouse of Representatives panel on July 27, the committee said on Monday. Read More.

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One Year Later, Apple Arcade Is Still A Great Deal

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On September 19, 2019, Apple launched Apple Arcade, a $5-a-month subscription service dedicated to bringing top-tier, b t-free mobile games to iPhones, iPads, and Apple TV. apple arcade apple ios kotakucore kotakumobile subscription the last campfire

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Apple’s latest App Store and notarization problems reveal a giant seeking agility

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Are Apple's app approval systems evil or dumb? Business Dev Mobile Security App Store Apple approval category-/Computers & Electronics/Software category-/News category-/Science/Engineering & Technology malware Notarization Patrick Wardle

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Apple faces European antitrust investigations into App Store and Apple Pay

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The European Commission has opened an antitrust investigation into Apple over rules that force developers to use Apple's in-app payment technology. Business Commerce Dev Entrepreneur Mobile Apple category-/Computers & Electronics category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless category-/News Europe European Commission Kobo Rakuten spotify

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Apple debuts iPadOS 14 with widgets, Photos, and Sidebar tweaks

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Dev Mobile Apple Apple WWDC 2020 category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/Internet & Telecom/Mobile & Wireless iPadOS 14 WWDC 2020Reinvigored by trackpad-keyboard accessories that turn the iPad into a basic laptop, iPadOS is moving forward as a midway point between Macs and iPhones. Read More.

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Your Arm Can Now Be A Mobile Device

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Imagine having your arm as your mobile device. The post Your Arm Can Now Be A Mobile Device appeared first on CTOvision.com. Gadgets News Video Apple iPhone 6 Cicret Mobile deviceLooking at texts, social media, news, phone and more on your forearm. No longer would you have to root in your purse to pick up your ringing phone, or find it buried in a pocket. With a quick flick of your wrist, your phone becomes visible on your arm.

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How to watch Apple’s all-digital WWDC20 keynotes

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Switching this year to an entirely online format, Apple's WWDC keynotes are streaming today from the largely vacant Apple Park campus in Cupertino, CA. Dev Games Marketing Media Mobile Apple Apple Developer Apple WWDC 2020 category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/News category-/Science/Engineering & Technology keynotes streaming watch online WWDC20

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Apple overtakes Saudi Aramco as world’s most valuable public company

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After achieving another record quarter despite the coronavirus pandemic, Apple stock surged, briefly surpassing its largest rival in market capitalization. Business Commerce Mobile Apple category-/Business & Industrial/Energy & Utilities/Oil & Gas category-/Finance category-/News/Business News/Company News most valuable public listed Saudi Aramco stock trillion world's largest company