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Apple’s latest App Store policy change may see it face intense backlash in China

23 May apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Apple is already not performing exceptionally well in China and now it seems to have landed itself in hot waters once again. This time, however, Cupertino’s troubles do not pertain to slumping iPhone sales but the change in an App Store policy that has upset most Chinese social networking app makers. (more…)

Apple Awards Corning First Advanced Manufacturing Fund Investment

19 May apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

Apple has announced Corning Incorporated will receive $200 million from Apple’s new Advanced Manufacturing Fund as part of the company’s commitment to foster innovation among American manufacturers. The investment will support Corning’s R&D, capital equipment needs and state-of-the-art glass processing. Corning’s 65-year-old Harrodsburg facility has been integral to the 10-year collaboration between these two innovative companies and will be the focus of Apple’s investment. (more…)

Joining Apple, Intel and Samsung also support FTC’s anti-trust lawsuit against Qualcomm

16 May Qualcomm_CES-990x556

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Courtesy of Apple, most of its chipmaker or designers seem to be having a rough start in 2017. One of these names will have to be the leading American chipmaker, Qualcomm, who Cupertino is presently embroiled in an ongoing patent royalties payment battle with. (more…)

Apple Has Acquired Dark Data Startup Lattice Data for $200 Million

16 May apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Apple has made an interesting acquisition. The company has gone shopping and picked up Lattice Data, a company that uses an AI enabled reference engine and deploys it to turn unstructured data into structured. (more…)

Apple Has Purchased Battery Cell Life-Cycle Machines Developed by Tesla’s Research Partner

11 May id-2959634-img_20140919_142836-100602267-orig

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Tesla’s battery research partner has announced that it has doubled the battery lifetime of Tesla products 4 years before due time. Apple appears to have been suitably impressed by the same and the company has now purchased machines that have been developed by the same firm. (more…)

Google, Amazon and eBay Quietly Abandon Support for Their Apple Watch Apps

4 May apple-may-watch-tp-featured-768x360

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Though you may have not noticed but a handful of iOS applications from leading tech bigwigs have quietly nixed support for the Apple Watch. A fresh report from AppleInsider mentions that Google Maps, Amazon and eBay have killed support for Apple’s smartwatch just recently, without any explanation to the users in their iOS app change-log. They also didn’t provide a date for their return — if they ever plan on making a turnaround. (more…)

Apple Plans to Launch Its Official Online Store in India by the End of This Year

3 May id-2959634-img_20140919_142836-100602267-orig

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

While we may have to wait for the opening of Apple retail stores in India, we could soon have access to the company’s official online store in the country. As per fresh reports, Apple is planning to sell its devices via its own online store. The company is going forward based on the fact that local manufacturers can have a direct online presence in India. (more…)

There Are Rumors That Apple Could Debut a ‘Siri Speaker’ at the WWDC

2 May siri

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Apple could be lagging behind when it comes to giving their smart assistants homes in speakers. Amazon has its Echo, Tap and so on while Google has its Google Home speakers. Well, there are rumors that Apple could soon introduce a smart ‘Siri Speaker’ too, indeed, as soon as this WWDC. (more…)

Apple Could Soon Launch a Peer-to-Peer Payment Service for Apple Pay

30 Apr apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Apple might just be about to launch a brand new Apple Pay feature that could facilitate peer-to-peer payments.  Reports coming in from various quarters suggest that the Cupertino giant could well facilitate peer to peer payments as early as this year itself. (more…)

Apple Bolsters Its AR+VR Efforts by Hiring Renowned 3D, 360VR Plugin Developer Tim Dashwood

27 Apr Apple_Store_Sydney-768x576

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Apple has recently been quite vocal about the importance of virtual and augmented reality technologies in the coming years. Also, the rumor mill believes that the Cupertino giant is looking to introduce these technologies with the 10th Anniversary iPhone device. Thus, to further accelerate its efforts, it is appending its rumored AR team with the addition of widely known Final Cut Pro plugin developer Tim Dashwood. (more…)