Apple embarks on Emmy quest with big bet on video streaming
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Apple embarks on Emmy quest with big bet on video streaming

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Television is one of the few screens that Apple hasn’t conquered, but that may soon change. The world’s richest company appears ready to aim for its own Emmy-worthy programming along the lines of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and Netflix’s “Stranger Things.” Apple lured away two longtime TV executives Jaime Erlicht and … Continue reading

The Latest: New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before
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The Latest: New speaker? Apple hopped on bandwagon before

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple’s annual conference in California (all times local): 9:05 a.m. If Apple unveils a rival to internet-connected speakers from Amazon and Google, it wouldn’t be the first time that Apple hops on the bandwagon of a technology product popularized by a competitor. For instance, Apple’s large-size iPhones … Continue reading

Nokia and Apple settle long-running legal disputes
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Nokia and Apple settle long-running legal disputes

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia and Apple have settled their numerous legal disputes after signing an agreement to work together. Nokia, once the world’s No. 1 cellphone maker and now a networks provider after selling its ailing mobile phone sector to Microsoft in 2014, described the pact as “meaningful.” Maria Varsellona, Nokia’s chief legal officer said … Continue reading

Apple is betting big on a wireless world
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Apple is betting big on a wireless world

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple wants to push consumers further into a wireless world. Its tactics: eliminate the standard headphone jack in its newest iPhones and market new “AirPods” — tiny wireless earbuds that the company claims greatly improve on standard Bluetooth technology. But that strategy has some risks. AIRPOD ANGST Start with the AirPods … Continue reading

China’s high-tech future emerges in factory town Shenzhen
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China’s high-tech future emerges in factory town Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Forget Beijing and Shanghai. China’s economic future is emerging in Shenzhen. Formerly a collection of fishing enclaves next door to Hong Kong that became the epicenter of China’s manufacturing-driven miracle, Shenzhen is reinventing itself again by staking its future growth on finance, technology and culture. The metropolis teeming with millions of … Continue reading