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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- 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.
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
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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 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
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."
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.