France pushes forward alone with new tax on big tech companies

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Tax will come into effect from 1 January, but plans for an EU-wide levy have faltered The French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, says he believes the tax will raise €500m in its first year. Photograph: Romuald Meigneux/Sipa/Rex/Shutterstock France is to press ahead Läs mer…

Cat Condo is the stupidest, most cynical game in the App Store. So why can’t I stop playing? | Tom Hawking

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Games Cat Condo is the stupidest, most cynical game in the App Store. So why can’t I stop playing? Tom Hawking To win the game without spending money or watching ads, you tap your phone screen as fast as you can, nonstop, for 3,000 Läs mer…

Apple 12.9in iPad Pro review: bringing back the wow factor

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Dumping the home button for Face ID allows an impressive all-screen design but makes for an extremely expensive tablet The new 12.9in iPad Pro is as close to being just a screen as you’ll Läs mer…

Chinese Court Bans Sale of Some iPhones After Patent Dispute

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; (NEW YORK) — U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm says it’s won an order in a Chinese court banning some Apple phones in China as part of a long-running dispute over patents. Qualcomm said Monday that the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court in China has granted preliminary injunctions Läs mer…

Claps and cheers: Apple stores' carefully managed drama

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Claps and cheers: Apple stores’ carefully managed drama Those “geniuses” in the bright, sleek Apple store are underpaid, overhyped and characters in a well-managed fiction story The upgraded Apple store in London features trees in the “Genius Grove” and has the goal of Läs mer…

Apple MacBook Air review: the new default Mac

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple 5 / 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars. A beautiful, crisp display, good performance and modern ports rejuvenate a classic Apple’s new MacBook Air slims down, adds a retina display and new more powerful chips but keeps the spirit that made the Läs mer…

‘People Could Stand That Very Easily.’ Trump Threatens 10% Tariffs on iPhones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Apple Inc., which has lost a fifth of its value in a tech market rout since October, is poised for another setback after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested that 10 percent tariffs could be placed on mobile phones, like the iPhone, and laptops made Läs mer…

Our top five new smartphones

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Smartphones Our top five new smartphones All-glass design, face recognition and triple cameras are some of the innovations featured in the latest phones from Apple, Google, Huawei and Samsung Clockwise from top left: Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Apple iPhone XS, OnePlus 6T, Läs mer…

Apple supplier to slash expenses amid concern over iPhone sales

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Foxconn Foxconn Technology Group plans to cut costs by £2.3bn next year, according to reports A Foxconn factory in Guangdong province, China. The company, which specialises in nanotechnology, plans to axe one in 10 non-technical staff. Photograph: Alamy Foxconn Technology Group, which supplies Apple Läs mer…