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Google suspends Parler social networking app from Play Store; Apple gives 24-hour warning

Google suspends Parler social networking app from Play Store; Apple gives 24-hour warning

Owners of the two biggest mobile app stores took action on Friday against the Parer social networking service because of posts inciting violence, with Alphabet Inc's Google removing it and Apple Inc warning it may do the same.

Apple AirPods pro models recalled

Apple AirPods pro models recalled

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI), in co-operation with Redington, dealer of Apple products in Qatar, announced the recall of Apple AirPods pro sold between November 2019 and 2020 due to a potential malfunction in active noise cancellation, which may lead to a crackling sound that increas

European activist files complaints against Apple's tracking tool

European activist files complaints against Apple's tracking tool

A group led by privacy activist Max Schrems filed complaints on Monday with German and Spanish authorities over Apple's online tracking tool, saying it breached European law by allowing iPhones to store users' data without their consent.

Ooredoo opens pre-orders for iPhone 12 series

Ooredoo opens pre-orders for iPhone 12 series

Ooredoo has opened pre-orders for the latest iPhone range -- the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini. The iPhone 12 series is the technology giant’s first 5G-enabled device, much awaited in the market.

Short queues in China as Apple's newest iPhone 12 hits stores

Short queues in China as Apple's newest iPhone 12 hits stores

Two of Apple's latest iPhone 12 models went on sale in China on Friday, after early pre-order data showed strong consumer interest in the 5G-enabled device in the firm's second-largest market.

Starlink hosts iPhone event at Katara

Starlink hosts iPhone event at Katara

Starlink Qatar, part of the Ooredoo Group of companies established back in 2006 and the first retailer for mobile and accessories, hosted the Apple Keynote Speech releasing the new iPhone 12 models at Katara, a statement said on Tuesday.

Apple enters 5G race with four new iPhones

Apple enters 5G race with four new iPhones

Apple Inc on Tuesday launched four versions of the iPhone 12 with faster 5G connectivity, starting at $699, which the Cupertino, California company hopes will spur a wave of upgrades

Justice Department asks judge to allow US to bar WeChat from US app stores

Justice Department asks judge to allow US to bar WeChat from US app stores

The US Justice Department asked a federal judge in San Francisco early on Friday to allow the government to bar Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google from offering WeChat for download in US app stores pending an appeal.

Apple rolls out virtual fitness service, subscription bundle

Apple rolls out virtual fitness service, subscription bundle

Apple Inc rolled out a new virtual fitness service and a bundle of all its subscriptions, Apple One, focusing a holiday-season product launch on services that are the backbone of Apple's growth strategy ...

Apple fire grows to 50,000 acres, prompting thousands of evacuations

Apple fire grows to 50,000 acres, prompting thousands of evacuations

Crews battled a blaze Sunday that was threatening thousands of people and homes in southern California east of Los Angeles.

Apple wins fight over $14.9bn tax bill in blow to EU

Apple wins fight over $14.9bn tax bill in blow to EU

Apple Inc won its court fight over a record €13bn ($14.9bn) Irish tax bill in a crushing blow to European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager’s crackdown on preferential fiscal deals for companies.

Apple to redesign iPhone home screen and add translation app

Apple to redesign iPhone home screen and add translation app

Apple Inc will make the most drastic changes to the iPhone home screen since the product’s release in 2007 as part of a software update expected later this year.