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# apple - Friday 20 June, 2014

From Business ETC Apple thinks millions of people will want to buy its smartwatch IWatch

Apple thinks millions of people will want to buy its smartwatch

Shipments of the device, which is expected to be released in October, is estimated to total between 10 million and 15 million units by the end of 2014.

# apple - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Apple launches entry-level iMac that trades power for lower price Cheaper

Apple launches entry-level iMac that trades power for lower price

The 21.5-inch Mac is €200 cheaper than the original iMac, but comes with less hard-drive space and roughly half the processing speed.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: No, I’m not worried about the investigation into Apple’s Irish tax deal Chilled

Enda Kenny: No, I’m not worried about the investigation into Apple’s Irish tax deal

The Taoiseach is pretty confident that Ireland hasn’t broken any rules.

# apple - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From Business ETC Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case Price Fixing

Apple has dodged a massive $840 million price-fixing court case

The company agreed an out-of-court settlement with the parties involved, effectively avoiding a court case which was due to take place next month.

# apple - Monday 16 June, 2014

From Business ETC Apple approves first bitcoin trading app after policy change Virtual Currency

Apple approves first bitcoin trading app after policy change

Coin Pocket has become the first bitcoin trading app to be approved by Apple since it updated its App Store review guidelines.

# apple - Friday 13 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These amazing images were all taken on smartphones or tablets Awards

These amazing images were all taken on smartphones or tablets

And they will put your selfies to shame.

# apple - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everyone’s talking about the Aer Lingus strikes, GSOC bugging and Apple’s tax affairs in Ireland.

From Business ETC Brussels launches probe into Ireland’s Apple tax deal Creative Accounting

Brussels launches probe into Ireland’s Apple tax deal

The Department of Finance has said it’s confident no rules have been broken – but won’t rule out a legal challenge if findings are negative.

From TheJournal.ie TD warns that Apple tax probe could result in job losses Back Off

TD warns that Apple tax probe could result in job losses

Michael McGrath has said that the government must use “every means at its disposal” to defend Ireland’s corporate tax rules.

From TheJournal.ie “You’ve some neck” – Martin calls for Kenny to admit he ‘fired’ Callinan Leaders' Questions

“You’ve some neck” – Martin calls for Kenny to admit he ‘fired’ Callinan

The Fianna Fáil leader said it was “very serious” that junior minister Alex White agreed that the Taoiseach forced the former Garda Commissioner to quit.

# apple - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From Business ETC Is the EU going to investigate Ireland’s tax deal with multinationals? Corporation Tax

Is the EU going to investigate Ireland’s tax deal with multinationals?

An announcement is expected tomorrow, but the European Commission is keeping quiet.

From Business ETC Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing Clampdown

Apple takes a firm stance against apps that reward social sharing

A number of app developers have seen their apps rejected because they provided incentives for people to share their apps on Facebook, or watch videos advertising other apps.

# apple - Saturday 7 June, 2014

From Business ETC Apple’s 2% tax in Ireland claim could lead to a formal EU investigation Creative Accounting

Apple’s 2% tax in Ireland claim could lead to a formal EU investigation

Such a probe would be ‘worrying’ according to Fianna Fáil.

# apple - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC Apple’s policy update could pave the way for bitcoin payments Virtual Currencies

Apple’s policy update could pave the way for bitcoin payments

Apps can now accept payments from “approved virtual currencies” although Apple hasn’t said which ones qualify.

Apple for dopes: 11 things to know about the new iPhone announcements

Feeling like a bit of an Apple dummy? We’re here to help

From Business ETC What we learnt from Apple’s keynote announcement Explainer

What we learnt from Apple’s keynote announcement

It was a packed keynote for one of the biggest companies in the world, but what did we learn from it?

# apple - Monday 2 June, 2014

From Business ETC Apple takes on Dropbox and WhatsApp with iOS 8 and Mac OS updates New Features

Apple takes on Dropbox and WhatsApp with iOS 8 and Mac OS updates

Among the many features announced by Apple, it revealed a new health monitoring service, a smart home operating system, a new cloud service, and opening up Touch ID to third-party developers.

# apple - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Is it ever OK to wear Beats by Dre in public? Beats This post contains a poll

Is it ever OK to wear Beats by Dre in public?

Break down the Beats.

# apple - Monday 26 May, 2014

From Business ETC Apple expected to reveal smart home features for iPhone Connected Home

Apple expected to reveal smart home features for iPhone

The move, which it’s expected to reveal at its developer conference next week, will mark Apple’s entry into the growing ‘internet of things’ market.

From Business ETC Apple isn’t happy with how much damages Samsung has to pay, so it’s asking for a retrial When Will It End?!

Apple isn’t happy with how much damages Samsung has to pay, so it’s asking for a retrial

And it’s also looking for a US product ban on any Samsung device that would infringe its patents.

# apple - Thursday 22 May, 2014

10 people that are even lazier than you are

After seeing this, you will never chastise yourself for laziness again.

# apple - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From Business ETC Google knocks Apple off the top spot to become the world’s most valuable brand Displacement

Google knocks Apple off the top spot to become the world’s most valuable brand

The company is worth €116 billion, having increased in value by 40 per cent over the year.

# apple - Monday 19 May, 2014

From Business ETC Apple’s original multi-coloured logo boards will be up for auction Memorabilia

Apple’s original multi-coloured logo boards will be up for auction

And the bidding starts at $10,000 for those interested.

From Business ETC Samsung considers expanding biometric security measures in future devices Biometrics

Samsung considers expanding biometric security measures in future devices

Iris detection is one of the methods Samsung is currently exploring as it looks to improve its security offering.

# apple - Saturday 10 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Eurovision, RTÉ Guide and Dr Dre: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Eurovision, RTÉ Guide and Dr Dre: The week in numbers

Plus: Who was on the top-selling edition of the RTE Guide this year?

# apple - Friday 9 May, 2014

From Business ETC Apple in talks to buy headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion Move To The Beat

Apple in talks to buy headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion

Apple could announce the deal as early as next week, which would make it the largest purchase in the company’s 38-year history.

# apple - Thursday 8 May, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism Change Of Plan

Samsung replaces its head of mobile design amid Galaxy S5 criticism

Chang Dong-hoon will continue to lead Samsung’s design centre which is responsible for the company’s overall design strategy.

# apple - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Man fights in US court for the right to marry his laptop

The man claims love is love, even between human and computer.

# apple - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million for ‘willfully stealing and copying’ Smartphone War

Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 million for ‘willfully stealing and copying’

But that’s not a big win for the makers of the iPhone.

# apple - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From Business ETC Apple faces ebook trial in July after US judge denies bid to postpone it No More Delays

Apple faces ebook trial in July after US judge denies bid to postpone it

Apple will now face a trial in July after it was accused of conspiring with publishers to raise ebook prices and impede competitors like Amazon.

# apple - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From Business ETC Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit Cash Money

Dizzying figures alert!: In 2014 Apple have sold 43.7 million iPhones and made $10.2bn profit

CEO Tim Cook also hinted that new products are on the way.

# apple - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From Business ETC Apple will now recycle your old iPods and iPhones for free Environment

Apple will now recycle your old iPods and iPhones for free

The scheme has been launched to coincide with Earth Day – which is today.

# apple - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From Business ETC Apple said to integrate Shazam’s song-recognition software into iOS update Name That Song

Apple said to integrate Shazam’s song-recognition software into iOS update

The company is partnering with Shazam, whose music-recognition software will be built into Apple’s upcoming mobile software update iOS 8.

# apple - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From Business ETC One of the men behind the creation of the iPhone is leaving Apple Greg Christie

# apple - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it Stuck In The Middle

Samsung and Apple kick off patent case by dragging Google into the middle of it

Samsung fired back at Apple’s accusations of patent theft by saying it was Google that wrote the Android software used on its phones and tablets.

# apple - Monday 31 March, 2014

From Business ETC Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up Patent Wars

Apple and Samsung return to court again as patent dispute heats up

Apple has accused Samsung of infringing on five patents on newer patents, while Samsung made a counterclaim, saying Apple stole two of its ideas to use on iPhones and iPads.

# apple - Friday 28 March, 2014

From Business ETC The iPhone 6 is coming in September You Can't Stop It

The iPhone 6 is coming in September

That’s what the Japanese are saying anyway.

# apple - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste admits ‘on-the-runs’ controversy has ‘derailed’ progress in the North Northern Ireland

Tánaiste admits ‘on-the-runs’ controversy has ‘derailed’ progress in the North

Eamon Gilmore told the Dáil that talks on the contentious issues of flags, parades and the past were “derailed” after the release of John Downey.

From Business ETC Now Google faces a lawsuit by US parents over in-app purchases Freemium

Now Google faces a lawsuit by US parents over in-app purchases

The lawsuit was filed by a mother whose five-year old son spent more than $65 on in-app purchases without his parents’ permission