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Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
At WWDC, Apple takes aim at Facebook with new Safari tracking protections, tools to limit app usage, and enhanced social media tools in iMessages and FaceTime   —  The iPhone maker is improving its media-sharing capabilities while limiting the social-media company's ability to harvest data
Jun 5, 2018, 2:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple is working on a new ad network for app promotion, in talks with Snap, Pinterest, others to distribute its search ads for apps   —  Increasing ad sales could help offset slowing iPhone growth, but effort would face stiff competition from Google and Facebook
Jun 1, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple executive Jimmy Iovine will transition into a consulting role in August and step back from daily involvement with Apple Music   —  The music executive and Beats co-founder will step back from daily involvement with Apple's streaming-music business
Mar 21, 2018, 9:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Source: Apple to curtail iPhone X production in the first quarter to ~20M handsets, down from ~40M initially planned, due to weak demand   —  Company will offer its first report on iPhone X sales when it reports earnings Thursday  —  Apple Inc. AAPL -2.07% is slashing planned production …
Jan 30, 2018, 7:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Senate Commerce Committee chairman John Thune sends Apple letter asking about iPhone performance throttling as Paris prosecutor's office confirms investigation   —  Sen. John Thune writes letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook; Paris prosecutor's office opens investigation
Jan 10, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Apple changed its standard iPhone review PR strategy for the iPhone X, prioritizing YouTubers and celebrities over established names in tech journalism   —  ‘Unusual’ change in strategy means latest phone got less testing than most of its predecessors before reviews could be published
Oct 31, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple is designing iPhones and iPads that would exclude Qualcomm modem chips and include Intel or possibly MediaTek chips instead   —  Company considers building devices only with chips from Intel, possibly MediaTek  —   AAPL 2.25% Apple Inc., locked in an intensifying legal fight …
Oct 30, 2017, 9:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple strikes deal with Steven Spielberg to remake Amazing Stories, an 80s sci-fi series, in its first major foray into creating original content   —  Director's Amblin Television, NBCUniversal TV production unit to make new episodes of sci-fi series from the 1980s
Oct 10, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple scrambles to land pricing deals with Hollywood on 4K content for its upcoming Apple TV; Apple wants to charge $20/movie, studios want $5-10 more   —  Tech giant wants to have major Hollywood films available in ultra-high definition on the new device
Aug 29, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Apple expected to announce three new iPhones at an event on September 12, which may be held at the 1,000-seat Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park   —  Apple product event expected to include iPhone unveiling  —  Apple Inc. AAPL 0.27% has scheduled a product announcement event on Sept. 12 …
Aug 28, 2017, 10:06 AMIn context

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