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Meta plans to lose even more money building the metaverse
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Meta plans to lose even more money building the metaverse

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer of Meta Platforms Inc., demonstrates the Meta Quest Pro during the virtual Meta Connect event in New York, US, on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg reiterated his commitment to spending billions of dollars developing the metaverse amid investor concern about...

Apple raises prices for music and TV streaming services
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Apple raises prices for music and TV streaming services

CNN Business  —  Apple on Monday raised the price of its music and video streaming services, in the latest example of streaming products getting more expensive in recent months. An Apple Music subscription for individuals will now cost $10.99 per month, up from $9.99, and a family plan supporting up to five people is now...

Apple’s iPhone plant in China, run by Foxconn, hit with Covid outbreak
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Apple’s iPhone plant in China, run by Foxconn, hit with Covid outbreak

Source: Thomas Peter | Reuters Foxconn said Tuesday that its factory in Zhengzhou, China — the world’s largest assembly plant for Apple’s iPhones — was hit with a small Covid outbreak. A spokesperson for the Taiwanese firm, officially known as Hon Hai Technology Group, told CNBC that operation and production at its Zhengzhou facility are...

Facebook parent Meta Q3 2022 earnings
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Facebook parent Meta Q3 2022 earnings

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives for testimony before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee | Getty Images Meta shares plummeted in extended trading on Wednesday after Facebook’s parent issued a weak forecast for the fourth quarter and...

Apple will support USB-C charging to comply with new EU requirement, exec says
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Apple will support USB-C charging to comply with new EU requirement, exec says

CNN Business  —  The iPhone will support USB-C charging in the European Union to comply with a new ruling that mandates electronic devices have a common charging standard, an Apple executive said Tuesday night. “Obviously we will have to comply,” Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, said at the Wall Street Journal’s...

Apple confirms iPhone to get USB-C charging to comply with EU law
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Apple confirms iPhone to get USB-C charging to comply with EU law

Apple will “comply” with European Union regulation that requires electronic devices to be equipped with USB-C charging, said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing. That will mean Apple’s iPhones, which currently use its proprietary Lightning charging standard, will need to change to support USB-C. Jakub Porzyck | Nurphoto | Getty Images Apple...

Apple Inc issues new app store guidelines for crypto and NFT payments
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Apple Inc issues new app store guidelines for crypto and NFT payments

Apple Inc. updated its App Store guidelines Monday with new and clearer language explaining its policy toward cryptocurrency trading and non-fungible tokens. The Cupertino, California-based company has no issue with crypto exchanges or any other apps that allow the trading of digital tokens and currencies — provided those exchanges have the requisite...

The Best New Features in iPadOS 16.1
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The Best New Features in iPadOS 16.1

Photo: Gabo_Arts (Shutterstock) After an extra month or so delay, Apple has finally released iPadOS 16 to the public. Well, technically, it’s iPadOS 16.1. The wait means we’ve already skipped a version and are onto a “point update,” and that before anyone outside of beta testers even had a chance to try iPadOS 16. No...

Apple raises prices on Apple TV+ and Apple Music
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Apple raises prices on Apple TV+ and Apple Music

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., smiles while speaking about Apple TV+ during an event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple on Monday increased monthly and annual subscription prices in the U.S. for its streaming services...