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Beeline, third largest Russian carrier, cuts ties with iPhone

While Apple’s flagship iPhone has been slowly working its way to all four major carriers in the United States in recent years, it appears as if things are not going as well for the Cupertino firm’s phone overseas in Russia. It was announced today that Beeline, the third largest carrier in Russia, has decided not to renew its contract with Apple over…

Apple, HTC patent agreement will be void if either company is bought out

Earlier this week, Apple and HTC signed a patent agreement to settle all open patent agreements. It has been discovered today, however, that this agreement will be voided if either company is bought out. FOSS Patents’ Florian Mueller reports that this agreement prevents Samsung from buying out HTC to avoid their patent wars with Apple. “In the event of…

Apple on board with new privacy policy standards for apps

Considering Apple has been in hot water lately because of the whole apps-accessing-contact-information-without-a-user’s-knowledge thing, it’s not very surprising to see the company name on a list of those in agreement with new standards for privacy policy for mobile applications. Apple joins Google, Amazon, HP, RIM, and Microsoft in a new security…