Apple has partnered with Cochlear to bring the first made for iPhone Cochlear implant. Cochlear’s Nucleus 7 Sound Processor implant was also approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in June.
Judge Orders Apple to Pay $506 Million To University of Wisconsin For Infringing Patent with A7, A8 Chip
Apple has been ordered to pay $506 million by U.S. District Judge William Conley to the University of Wisconsin’s Alumni Research Foundation. The judge came to a conclusion that Apple infringed on a patent of the foundation for the processing technology it uses in its A7, A8, and A8X chips.
LG Display will be boosting the production of its OLED displays over the next three years by investing over $13.5 billion. By doing this, the company hopes to cement its leadership in OLED TV panels while also making inroads into the smartphone OLED market.
Qualcomm Says CCIA Comprising of Tech Giants Like Samsung, Intel ‘Misdirecting’ ITC with Coordinated Effort
Qualcomm has responded to the filing by the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) against its ongoing legal battle vs Apple in which the latter argued against an iPhone import ban in the US. The group represents tech giants like Google, Microsoft, Netflix, Intel, and Samsung who accused Qualcomm of anticompetitive practices in their filing.
Apple has expanded Universal Search in Apple TV 4 to many new apps and services in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Japan, and other countries.
Foxconn will reportedly be holding an event in Washington DC, the US this week to announce its investment plans in the country. As per WSJ sources, Foxconn will be setting up a factory in Wisconsin and possibly Detroit.
Ahead of the iPhone 8 unveiling in September, many of Apple’s competitors have reduced their chip orders as they wait and see what the company has up its sleeve with the next iPhone. However, orders from Apple have picked up as all the three new iPhone models that it plans to unveil in September are scheduled to enter into mass production soon.
Apple has teamed up with Hollywood star and former wrestler Dwayne Johnson a.k.a “The Rock” for a movie featuring Siri. Yes, Apple’s virtual assistant which is found on all its devices.
Qualcomm is already under fire from Apple and other tech giants for its patent licensing system. Making matters worse, Intel has now made its own filing to the U.S. ITC in the ongoing legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm.
Apple has made an announcement, officially naming a new “Vice President of People” to the company’s list of executives.