Apple, Google, others say Chinese investment regulations infringe on intellectual property rights

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A trade group representing a number of high-profile U.S. technology firms, including Apple, Google, and IBM, spoke out against Chinese regulations at an International Trade Commission hearing on Tuesday, saying the Asian country’s rules help facilitate intellectual property theft.
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Google Home Mini preview hardware defect causes near-constant listening, uploads to servers

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The first batch of Google Home Mini hardware distributed at assorted release events had a serious flaw that caused the device to listen in on every noise generated in a house — and has since been pinned down as a hardware problem with a key feature now temporarily disabled after a firmware update.
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Revamped ‘Movies Anywhere’ service adds four studios, makes cross-platform viewing easy

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Disney on Wednesday launched Movies Anywhere, an all-in-one movie viewing service that lets users watch purchased content from five major Hollywood studios on a variety of platforms, from iTunes to Google Play.
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Monitor Deal Roundup: The best bargains on external displays for your Mac

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Whether you have a Mac mini or are looking to add a second, larger display to your MacBook Pro setup, having a high resolution monitor on your desk can be an asset. We’re rounding up the top bargains on monitors in a variety of sizes — and they all ring in at under $ 570.
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Rumor: Apple working with LG on foldable OLED iPhone in 2020, leaving rival Samsung in dark

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Samsung is believed to be the sole supplier of OLED displays for Apple’s forthcoming iPhone X, but in an effort to keep future technology breakthroughs secret from its chief rival, Apple is rumored to have partnered with LG to work on a new, foldable iPhone concept.
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Apple iOS 11.0.3 update available, fixes iPhone 7 haptic feedback, iPhone 6s screen service issue

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Apple has issued a third update to iOS 11, with the latest fix sorting out haptics and audio on some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices, plus one involving non-genuine display replacement on the iPhone 6s.
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Teen interest in iPhone hits new high of 82%, Apple Music on the rise

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Apple products like iPhone and Apple Watch continue enjoy healthy demand from young U.S. consumers, as new data from Piper Jaffray shows a record 82 percent of teens have iPhone in mind as their next smartphone.
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How to: turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

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Apple recently caught flak from the Electronic Freedom Foundation for misleading consumers by incorporating "off-ish" Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings in its iOS 11 operating system, a byproduct of decisions that favor user experience. We show you how to completely turn off the radios.
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Apple among 76 companies asking Supreme Court to clarify protections for gay employees

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A collection of 76 businesses — including the likes of Apple, Google, and Microsoft — has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case that should clarify whether a law against workplace sex discrimination also covers a worker’s sexual orientation.
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