Apple, Goldman Sachs to Jointly Launch Credit Card Paired With iPhone: Report

Goldman Sachs Group has teamed up with Apple Inc to issue credit cards that will be paired with iPhones and will help users manage their money, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. The card, which will be linked with Apple’s Wallet app, will allow users to set spending goals, track rewards, and manage balances, WSJ said. The new cards will be rolled out to employees for testing in next few weeks and will be launched later this year. The deal will benefit both the…

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Huawei’s Attempts at Stealing Apple Trade Secrets Detailed: Report

Chinese tech giant Huawei has been involved in “a pattern of dubious tactics” to steal technology from its rivals, particularly Apple’s China-based suppliers, The Information has claimed. While the theft of trade secrets is nothing new among technology firms, the new allegations against Huawei represent “a more brazen and elaborate system of seeking out secret information”, said the report on Monday. According to the report, a Huawei engineer in charge of the smartwatch project tracked down a supplier that makes the heart rate sensor for Apple Watch that has approval…

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iPhone May Get a Foldable Design, Apple Patent Application Hints

Photo Credit: USPTO iPhone model may get foldable design, a patent hints An iPhone with a foldable display may become a reality, if a patent filing is any indication. With Android smartphone makers going all in with the idea of foldable smartphones, it appears that Apple doesn’t want to be left behind. A patent application filed by the Cupertino-based iPhone maker suggests that the company might be experimenting with multiple designs for a foldable iPhone. The sketches in the patent application indicate that both inward and outward folding designs might…

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Samsung to Expand Its Retail Presence in US With Apple Store-Like Outlets

Photo Credit: Samsung Much like Apple Stores, Samsung plans on providing in-person customer support Keeping in line with the prevailing competition with Apple, Samsung is planning to inaugurate three full-scale stores in Los Angeles, New York and Houston on February 20, aiming to expand its retail footprint in the US, Apple Insider reported. Samsung intends to allow users to try and buy its products ranging from smartphones to Virtual Reality (VR) glasses and televisions via these retail stores. Much like Apple Stores, the South Korean giant plans on providing in-person…

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Amazon Apple Fest: iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, MacBook Air, and Others Get Discounts

Amazon India is back with its Apple Fest and the website is offering a number of deals and offers on iPhone models, MacBook devices, iPad, and Apple Watch Series 3. The sale went live on February 15 and will continue through February 21. In addition to various discounts on the price of Apple products, the e-retailer is also providing the option to choose no-cost EMI. Most of these deals aren’t particularly amazing, but there are some good offers on the 2018 iPhone models. Apple Fest offers on Amazon Talking about…

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iPhone Sales to Resume in Germany as Apple Swaps Intel Chips With Qualcomm

Apple said Thursday that it will resume selling older iPhone models in its stores in Germany after they were banned last year, but only with chips from Qualcomm, which is in a global legal battle against the Cupertino company. Apple said it had “no choice” but to stop using some chips from Intel in iPhones headed to Germany in order to comply with a patent infringement lawsuit Qualcomm won against Apple there in December. Qualcomm, the world’s biggest supplier of mobile chips, sued Apple in Germany alleging that some older iPhone 7…

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Apple Adds Two-Factor Authentication Requirement for Developer Accounts

In a bid to secure developer accounts from hackers, Apple has added the requirement of a two-factor authentication (2FA) protocol for all app makers that would protect their Apple IDs. “2FA will be required to sign in to your Apple Developer account and certificates, identifiers and profiles starting February 27. This extra layer of security for your Apple ID helps ensure that you’re the only person who can access your account,” Apple Insider quoted the iPhone-maker as saying in a letter to developers on Wednesday. Apple claims that 2FA dramatically…

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Apple Makes It Easier to Manage Subscriptions Via App Store in iOS

Photo Credit: Twitter/ Federico Viticci “Manage Subscriptions” option can now be accessed by tapping on the profile icon in App Store Apple has simplified the process of managing subscriptions in iOS. The path for accessing the subscription management tool has been significantly reduced and it can now be accessed easily in the App Store, bringing some relief to the users who found the process complicated earlier. The users can now manage their subscriptions directly by going to “Manage Subscriptions” that is now conveniently located on the main Account section of…

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How to View the Apple Messages History

Opening the Apple conversation history in the iOS device is the same as going to the Messages application. All the pictures and videos you had shared to any particular contact can be seen by clicking on that chat. By using the “iCloud” or “iTunes,” you can restore the removed messages by finding these messages on both the applications. How to View the Apple Messages History Source : https://retailcard-activation.com/how-to-view-the-apple-messages-history/ View the iMessages on iPhone • Go to the “Messages” application. • Press a “Message” you like to see. In case you…

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Former Apple Lawyer Charged With Insider Trading

The former top corporate lawyer at Apple was criminally charged by the US Department of Justice on Wednesday with insider trading ahead of six of the iPhone maker’s quarterly earnings announcements. Authorities said Gene Levoff exploited his positions as corporate secretary, head of corporate law and co-chairman of a committee that reviewed draft copies of Apple’s financial results to trade illegally between 2011 and 2016. Prosecutors said Levoff, 45, of San Carlos, California, generated $604,000 (roughly Rs. 4.3 crores) in illegal gains, including realised profit and avoided losses, before Apple terminated his decade-long…

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