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Patent patter: Tanks not on Apple's to-do list

Patent patter: Tanks not on Apple's to-do list

Oh dear, has there been quite a mix up! A patent on steering mechanics for a tank was falsely assigned to Apple (Yes, that Apple), fueling speculation that Apple was designing military vehicles. The company that actually owns the patent is BAE Systems, who apparently have a similar shortcut code in the computer system to Apple. Lesson: Proofread everything.

Source: https://techxplore.com/news/2016-08-patent-patter-tanks-apple-to-do.html

Apple beats earnings expectations by a mile, and its stock is soaring

Apple beats earnings expectations by a mile, and its stock is soaring

Quelling concerns of slipping into the depths of the uncreative technology companies, Apple outperformed third quarter revenue projections. The Silicon Valley giant hauled in $42.4 billion last quarter, besting the anticipated $42.09 billion. The underlying issue is the relative obsolescence of Apple's technology, with iPhones losing their magic and the iWatch failing to capture the wallets of consumers.

Source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/26/apple-beats-earnings-expectations-by-a-mile-and-its-stock-is-soaring/

Apple just dropped another iOS 10 public beta for you crazy testers

Apple just dropped another iOS 10 public beta for you crazy testers

Another year, another iOS update. iOS 10 (which means ten years if you're keeping with the analogy) is available as a second beta, although the system won't be released until September. Notable changes under iOS 10 include: updated lock screen, Siri upgrade and a Photos app overhaul.

Source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/20/apple-just-dropped-another-ios-10-public-beta-for-you-crazy-testers/

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