Microsoft Unveils Business Subscription Model for Windows, Office

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Microsoft is going to start offering a 365 ongoing subscription service for Windows 10, Office 365, and other products. But don’t worry about consumer subscriptions just yet — there are some good reasons Microsoft is unlikely to take this step.

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Samsung's Galaxy Note7 woes perfectly timed for Apple on iPhone 7 debut

Samsung’s ongoing Galaxy Note7 woes are perfectly timed for Apple, say tech experts, as the eagerly-anticipated iPhone 7 hits the market Friday

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EU Ratchets Up Charges in Google Antitrust Probe


Google and its parent company Alphabet are facing new charges in the European Commission’s ongoing investigation of allegations that Google’s comparison shopping and online advertising platforms violated antitrust laws. The EC on Thursday alleged that Google had abused its dominant position by systematically favoring its own comparison shopping service in search results. Further, it artificially restricted the ability of third-party websites to display search ads from Google’s competitors.

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DOJ seeks to delay Apple encryption hearing, says it may be able to unlock iPhone after all [u]

Article Image In a last minute motion filed in the ongoing San Bernardino iPhone encryption case, the DOJ on Monday asked a federal court to vacate a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, saying an outside party has come forward with a potential unlock method that would negate the need for Apple’s assistance.

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Apple again rumored to goose iCloud security amid iPhone encryption flap

Article Image In a move sure to complicate the ongoing Apple vs. FBI court case, Apple is reportedly developing stronger iCloud encryption methods that would prevent even it from accessing and extracting user data protected by a passcode.

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WhatsApp Case May Be New Encryption Battleground


A new front may have opened up between the Department of Justice and Silicon Valley in the ongoing legal battle over government access to encrypted data, this time involving WhatsApp, the electronic messaging and voice system owned by Facebook. DoJ officials reportedly have been debating how to proceed in a criminal case in which a court-ordered wiretap has been hindered by WhatsApp encryption. The case comes at a tense time, as the ongoing legal battle between the DoJ and Apple has roiled the technology industry.

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Apple, FBI battle a wedge issue for American voters, poll shows

Article Image The ongoing philosophical debate between Silicon Valley — with Apple at the forefront — and the federal government over encryption has split the American electorate in two distinct but equal camps, a new survey shows.

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Apple participated in search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Article Image As part of testimony related to the ongoing San Bernardino iPhone encryption debate, Apple General Counsel Bruce Sewell on Tuesday told members of the House Judiciary Committee that the company offered technical assistance to investigators searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 after the plane was declared missing in 2014.

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Court overturns Apple's $120M patent win against Samsung

Article Image Samsung saw a major victory in its ongoing patent infringement litigation with Apple, as a U.S. appeals court overturned a $120 million decision against the South Korean electronics maker.

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Apple CFO says 'fair' outcome in Irish tax investigation would be no money owed

Article Image On Wednesday Apple CFO Luca Maestri attacked an ongoing European Commission investigation into the company’s tax deals with Ireland, claiming that a “fair” decision would find the iPhone maker owing nothing.

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Apple reminds iPhone about Apple Pay in new Guided Tour video

Article Image In an ongoing effort to inform consumers about Apple Pay services, Apple on Friday released a video detailing step-by-step how-to guide for iPhone 6 and 6s process and touting the protocol’s security, ease of use and features.

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Apple markets iPad in arts & science education with new profiles

Article Image Apple on Tuesday posted two new profiles to its “iPad in Education” subsite as part of an ongoing campaign to promote the tablet’s uses in arts and science classrooms.

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Study: Apple's Siri more distracting to drivers than Google Now, better than Microsoft Cortana

Article Image As part of an ongoing study on the consequences of using hands- and eyes-free systems while driving, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety rated Apple’s latest version of Siri voice control as “highly distracting,” behind Google Now and certain OEM infotainment systems.

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Google, Microsoft agree to end years-long patent war

Article Image Google and Microsoft have agreed to settle an ongoing patent feud concerning communications and video technology, bringing an end to about 20 lawsuits lodged in the U.S. and Germany, the companies said Wednesday.

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Second Apple v. Samsung damages retrial set for March or April 2016

A California federal judge presiding over the ongoing Apple v. Samsung legal spat on Tuesday set a March or April 2016 start date for the case’s second damages retrial, an action that could see Samsung pay out some of the $548 million it owes for infringing on Apple’s patents.

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Apple invents continuous handwriting input method, magnetically linkable earphones

A pair of Apple patent filings published Thursday reveal ongoing work on perfecting the mobile computing experience, including an intuitive continuous handwriting recognition system and a pair of earphones that snap together magnetically for easy stowage.

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Online payments halted in Greece, citizens eye Bitcoin to protect savings

In the midst of the ongoing financial crisis, Greece has stopped online payment transactions from going ahead using Greek debit or credit cards.

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Supreme Court won’t hear Google’s appeal in Java API case

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The Supreme Court has refused to hear Google’s appeal in its ongoing fight with Oracle. Now the fight over Java will head to a lower court to determine if Google’s infringement is characterized as fair use.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/209073-supreme-court-wont-hear-googles-appeal-in-java-api-case

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Apple inventions hint at next-level iOS geofencing features

A pair of Apple patent applications published Thursday point to ongoing research in mobile device location sharing, one being an augmentation of existing iOS geofencing technology, and another detailing an entirely new form of indoor request-and-answer location notifications reliant on node-based triangulation.



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Monster's lawsuit against Beats recalls long relationship with Steve Jobs, Apple

The ongoing legal tussle between Monster and Beats?–?over the way in which Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre assumed control of the company in the run-up to its acquisition by Apple –?has focused the spotlight on the many ways the two music moguls worked with Apple and late cofounder Steve Jobs over the years.



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