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Apple Removes $1000 “I Am Rich” iPhone App From Store
/ August 8, 2008 1:31 pm
Apple Removes $1000 “I Am Rich” iPhone App From Store

Cupertino, Calif. - Apple (NASD: AAPL) has removed a $999.99 application for its iPhone called "I Am Rich" from its online App Store, but not before at least eight people purchased the otherwise useless application, the Los Angeles Times reported. The application’s description in the store read: "The red icon on your iPhone or iPod touch always reminds you (and others when you show it to them) that you were able to afford this. It’s a work of art with no hidden function at all."

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iPhone 3G Coming to 10 More Latin American Countries Aug. 22
/ August 7, 2008 3:41 pm

Mexico City - Latin American wireless carrier America Movil (NYSE: AMX) announced on Thursday that it plans to launch Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone 3G in 10 more countries in the region on Aug. 22. The company said it will launch the iPhone 3G in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. America Movil counts 165.3 million wireless subscribers.

 

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http://www.americamovil.com

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Softbank Lowers Basic Service Plan Costs for iPhone
/ August 5, 2008 5:04 pm

Tokyo - Softbank, Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone distribution partner in Japan, announced on Tuesday that it is lowering the cost of basic monthly service for the iPhone from about $67 to $27.60. The company achieved the cost reduction by lowering its packet flat-rate full data charges, which will now vary according to usage.

 

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080805/tc_nm/softbank_iphone_dc_1

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Report: iTunes Top U.S. Music Retailer in First Half of ’08
/ August 5, 2008 3:36 pm
Report: iTunes Top U.S. Music Retailer in First Half of ’08

Port Washington, N.Y. – Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iTunes Store retained its position as the op U.S. music retailer during the first half of 2008, followed by Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT), Best Buy (NYSE: BBY), Amazon (NASD: AMZN) and Target (NYSE: TGT), according to a report from market research firm NPD Group. Apple overtook Amazon for third place in the first quarter of 2007, then hurdled Best Buy and Target in February of this year before toppling Wal-Mart to enter the lead in April.

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Palringo Debuts iPhone Rich Messaging Application
/ July 29, 2008 3:33 pm

London - Palringo on Tuesday introduced a rich-messaging application for Apple’s (NASD: AAPL) iPhone that integrates with a range of instant messaging services, including AIM, Yahoo Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ, Jabber, iChat and Windows Live Messenger. The application lets users send voice, picture or text-based messages from the phone.

 

Related Links: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20080729005203/en

http://www.palringo.com

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Fox Adds “24,” Other TV Shows to U.K. iTunes Store
/ July 22, 2008 4:53 pm

London - News Corp.’s (NYSE: NWS) Twentieth Century Fox Telecommunications International said on Tuesday that its primetime TV shows "24," "Bones" and "My Name is Earl" have been made available for purchase and download from Apple’s iTunes Store in the U.K. Fox also plans to add episodes of "American Dad," "Prison Break," "Stacked," "It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia" and "The Riches" in the coming weeks."

 

Related Links: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20080722005553/en

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Hacker Group Claims “Jailbreak” of iPhone 3G
/ July 21, 2008 4:56 pm

San Francisco – A hacker group called the "iPhone Dev Team" has announced the release of software it says can "jailbreak" Apple’s new iPhone 3G so that any third-party application may run on the device, CNET reported. The Pwnage 2.0 software reportedly does not "unlock" the iPhone 3G so it can run on rival networks, although CNET reports that a Brazilian blog brought to light a SIM card adapter that can trick the iPhone into thinking it is running on an approved network.

 

Related Links: http://snipurl.com/32o5b (CNET)

http://blog.iphone-dev.org/post/42858313/thanks-for-waiting

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