Apple Breaks Market Cap Record With $700 Billion

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With its stock price reaching almost $120 per share, Apple’s market capitalisation now stands at over $700 billion, more than any other company’s market cap in the history of trading. This momentous milestone comes two months after Apple was voted the most valuable company and just under two weeks after its market cap crossed the $660 billion mark, its highest since 2012. Read More

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Apple Supports World AIDS Day With Apps For RED

redIn 2006 Apple began its support for RED — a charity founded by Bono to eradicate AIDS in Africa — by donating $10 for every iPod Nano Red edition it sold. The partnership has continued to grow strong with Apple contributing $75 million to the charity so far. And again, this year, Apple has announced a new section in the App Store — Apps for (RED) — and will donate the proceeds to the global fund to fight AIDS. Read More

Facebook Launches “Facebook Groups” For iPhone

Facebook groupsEveryone who uses Facebook has at least a few different groups they network with. What you share with your friends isn’t always fit for viewing by your family. Photos of your Thanksgiving Dinner isn’t something you’d necessarily want to share with your cycling group. And although using the “Groups” feature isn’t that difficult on the Facebook App, Facebook has made it even easier to access Groups for iPhone users with its new App, Facebook Groups. Read More

Apple Ordered To Pay $23.6 million For Violating Six Patents

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Apple’s lawsuit grief doesn’t seem to end. Just last week it was announced that Apple will have to face a federal lawsuit after being accused by users of preventing them from receiving text messages when they switched from iPhone to an Android device. Now, a report from Bloomberg confirms that Apple has been ordered to pay $23.6 million for patent infringement. Read More

Snapcash — Snapchat’s New Payment System

snapcashSeamless payment is in vogue, being made ever more popular with Apple Pay. Almost every day now more and more stores and banks are signing up to support Apple Pay, Apple’s NFC-based touchless payment service. Not one to stay behind the latest fad, Snapchat has come up with a brilliant new update which allows its users to transfer money to one another through the self-deleting messaging service. Read More