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Apple Inc. signage stands on the Apple campus after an event in Cupertino, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Apple unveiled its most important new iPhone for years to take on growing competition from Samsung Electronics Co., Google and a host of Chinese smartphone makers. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Qualcomm Seeks China IPhone Ban, Expanding Apple Legal Fight 

Qualcomm Seeks China IPhone Ban, Expanding Apple Legal Fight 

By Ian King, Bloomberg News Qualcomm Inc. filed lawsuits in China seeking to ban the sale and manufacture of iPhones in the country, the chipmaker’s biggest shot at Apple Inc. so far in a sprawling and bitter legal fight. The San Diego-based company aims to inflict pain on Apple in the world’s largest market for

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Apple Appeal on App Lawsuit Draws U.S. Supreme Court Query

By Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News The Supreme Court asked the Trump administration for advice on a consumer lawsuit that accuses Apple Inc. of trying to monopolize the market for iPhone apps so it can charge excessive commissions. The request to U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco suggests the justices are interested in hearing Apple’s appeal. The

Apple Inc. signage stands on the Apple campus after an event in Cupertino, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. Apple unveiled its most important new iPhone for years to take on growing competition from Samsung Electronics Co., Google and a host of Chinese smartphone makers. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple Has Named a New General Counsel

Apple Computers announced Friday that its longtime general counsel Bruce Sewell will retire at the end of 2017 and be replaced by Katherine Adams, the former general counsel of Honeywell. At Apple, Adams will hold the title of general counsel and senior vice president of Legal and Global Security, and will report to CEO Tim Cook, according to

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., listens during a Bloomberg Technology television interview at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California, U.S., on Monday, June 5, 2017. Cook said the company has helped U.K. officials investigate terror attacks, while reiterating his dismay over U.S. plans to quit the Paris agreement on climate change. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Apple to Build First China Data Center to Comply With Law

Apple Inc. will establish its first data center in China to speed up services such as iCloud for local users and abide by laws that require global companies to store information within the country. The new facility, which will be entirely driven by renewable energy, will be built and run in partnership with Guizhou on the Cloud Big

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Supreme Court Orders New Look at Apple’s Award From Samsung

The U.S. Supreme Court told a lower court to take another look at a $399 million award won by Apple Inc. from rival Samsung Electronics Co. for copying the design of the iPhone. The unanimous decision extends a legal battle that dates back to 2011 and at one point spanned the globe and engulfed every

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Apple’s Cook Confident of Tax Fight Victory as Irish Dither

By Dara Doyle and Peter Flanagan, Bloomberg News Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said he’s confident the iPhone maker will win a court fight against this week’s European Union decision forcing it pay Ireland vast tax arrears, as Prime Minister Enda Kenny struggled to unite his government behind an appeal. The European Commission ruled that Apple

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Quinn Emanuel Whacked for Spilling Apple’s Secrets

The U.S. International Trade Commission on Wednesday publicly reprimanded Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan for “pervasive problems at the firm” in safeguarding confidential business information from Apple Computers that it obtained while representing Samsung in patent litigation against the computer company. No monetary sanctions attached to the reprimand, which stemmed from the fact that the firm breached

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Apple Ireland Ruling Could Be the End of Easy European Tax Deals

By Alex Webb and Adam Satariano, Bloomberg News The days when big U.S. technology companies could easily slice tax bills in Europe are coming to an end. For decades, businesses like Apple Inc. that generate significant revenue abroad flocked to Ireland, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, where they counted on amenable fiscal regimes to reduce their tax, even if they

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