Epic is a saboteur, not a martyr, moans Apple
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It is trying to stop us making lots of cash

The Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has asked a court to reject Epic Games' latest bid to get Fortnite back on the App Store, saying the game maker is acting as "a saboteur, not a martyr" in its challenge to Apple's payment system.

US customs are Apple’s enforcers now
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Public servants decide if products will miff Jobs' Mob

US customs appears to be acting as the enforcer for the trillion dollar cargo cult Apple and seizing products which it thinks might anger Jobs' Mob.

Apple's releases are a loud sounding yawn
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Despite all the hype

Apple's product announcements have landed with a loud sounding yawn thanks to the postponed iPhone 12 launch. After all the hype we got the usual incremental Watch updates, iPads with the bare minimum of storage, and a bundle of meh services.

Apple produces COVID-19 masks
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Only for staff for now

Apple has developed two types of masks that the company is beginning to distribute to corporate and retail employees to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Apple counterattacks against Epic Games
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Quake before our mighty briefs puny mortal

Fruity cargo cult Apple has counter attacked in its legal battle with Fortnite creator Epic Games, filing a response and counterclaims alleging that the gaming company breached its contract with Apple.

Italy investigates Apple, Dropbox  and Google
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Charged with making offers no one can refuse

Italy’s competition authority has opened an investigation into cloud storage services operated by Apple, Dropbox  and Google, in response to a number of complaints alleging unfair commercial practices.

Broadcom hints of iPhone delays
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Later than most

Apple supplier Broadcom has warned that a ramp-up of annual chip shipments would be later this year than most, which some are seeing as a sign the next iPhone will arrive after the usual late September launch date.

Apple invests in Viking wind
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Will claim to have invented it and will sue anyone who uses something similar

Apple is investing in the construction of two of the world’s largest onshore wind turbines, advancing its efforts to become entirely carbon neutral by 2030 and abandoning attempts to have its phones powered by fanboy smugness.

Russia might force Apple to drop its tax
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But Putin wants 30 percent cut

A new bill submitted as draft legislation to Russia's lower house of parliament wants to see the commission taken by app store owners limited to just 20 percent.

Big Tech does not pay much Apple tax
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Apple has cosy deal with Facebook and others

Fruity cargo cult Apple has been called out on its tax being fair after it was revealed that the top ten apps sell digital goods and only two of the top ten apps pay Jobs' Mob.