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iBook Textbooks Now Available in 51 Countries
/ January 22, 2014 4:50 pm
iBook Textbooks Now Available in 51 Countries

VentureBeat reports that iBook Textbooks are now available for purchase in 51 countries worldwide. This move is a part of Apple’s global educational push for the worldwide expansion of its educational content. iBook offers interactive content including videos and animations. Instead of just a digital copy, these textbooks present interactive textbook content on the iPad. . Read More

Apple and China Mobile Preparing for iPhone Release in China
/ January 15, 2014 5:01 pm
Apple and China Mobile Preparing for iPhone Release in China

VentureBeat reports that iPhone manufacturer Foxconn has shipped over one million iPhones to China Mobile in preparation for Friday's China release. China Mobile is the biggest carrier in China as well as the world with over 760 million customers. Read More

Apple to Pay at Least $32.5 Million to Settle FTC Billing Complaint
/ January 15, 2014 11:52 am
Apple to Pay at Least $32.5 Million to Settle FTC Billing Complaint

Apple will pay at least $32.5 million to settle charges from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that it billed consumers millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by children without the consent of their parents. According to the complaint, Apple violated the FTC Act by failing to tell parents that by entering a password they were approving a single in-app purchase, as well as 15 minutes of additional unlimited purchases their children could make without further consent. Read More

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China Mobile to Release Apple’s iPhone
/ December 23, 2013 12:07 pm
China Mobile to Release Apple’s iPhone

VentureBeat reports that Apple and China Mobile announced that they will partner to launch the iPhone on the world’s largest mobile network, China Mobile’s 3G, and 4G networks on Jan. 17, 2014. Both companies stated that China Mobile users can now pre-register for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c starting on December 25. . Read More

Apple nominates ‘Ridiculous Fishing’ as the iPhone Game of the Year
/ December 19, 2013 2:47 pm
Apple nominates ‘Ridiculous Fishing’ as the iPhone Game of the Year

GamesIndustryBiz reports that through an Editor's Choice Best of 2013 section on iTunes, Apple has recognized Vlambeer's Ridiculous Fishing: A Tale of Redemption as its iPhone Game of the Year and Frogmind's Badland as the iPad Game of the Year. . Read More

TiVo Co-founders to Launch QPlay
/ December 17, 2013 5:05 pm
TiVo Co-founders to Launch QPlay

Gigaom reports that TiVo co-founders, Jim Barton and Michael Ramsay, are planning to release a new TV device that will focus on merging video discovery and curation with smart TV functionality. QPlay has been created by a San Jose-based company called InVisioneer. Read More

Tech Giants Urge World Leaders to Reform Government Surveillance
/ December 9, 2013 2:07 pm
Tech Giants Urge World Leaders to Reform Government Surveillance

Eight of the largest technology giants are calling for the world's governments to reform their Internet surveillance practices, with the goal of limiting their authority to collect user data, implementing checks and balances and making the process transparent. In an open letter, published on the website below as well as in newspaper ads, AOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo laid out five core "principles" in their effort, which they are labeling "Reform Government Surveillance.". Read More

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