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Apple Inc. (AAPL) patents LiquidMetal and sapphire assembly method

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has recently renewed its exclusive licensing deal with LiquidMetal, which is an exotic metal alloy that works like plastic. Apple was also granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for use of the material combined with glass displays, including ones made with sapphire.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL): Deutsche Telekom reports iPhone 6 will release by September 19th

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German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom has reported that it will start to sell the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 6 by September 19th. This date is most likely based on previous iPhone release dates.
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Apple leases seven-building campus in Sunnyvale

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Apple has made an agreement to lease a seven-building campus in Sunnyvale, California, which is near where it is building the new “spaceship” headquarters. The new campus is known as “Sunnyvale Crossing” and has around 290,000 square feet of office space. This space can hold up to about 1,450 workers.
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Apple says that an iMessage bug fix is coming soon

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Apple has acknowledged that iMessage is buggy for users when they switch to Android or another OS. The bug makes it difficult for Apple staff to keep track of which phone numbers are currently associated with an iPhone, which is essential for the proper running of iMessage. Former iPhone users may find that his or her messages are being accidentally treated as iMessages and never get delivered. Apple said that a solution will be made in a “future software update.” If you want to switch from an iPhone to another device soon, the best thing to do is manually disable iMessage and return to regular SMS.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (005930) reportedly in talks to try and end legal battle

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KRX:005930) are apparently trying to end their legal battles again. The two companies are in talks to end their legal differences out of court. The two companies have recently “resumed working-level discussions” with the main discussion being how to dismiss all lawsuits, according to The Korea Times.

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Former iPhone user sues Apple for not delivering texts after switching

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Adrienne Moore is a former iPhone user that is suing Apple for not delivering her text messages after switching to a competitor’s smartphone. The text message issue seems to be a technical flaw rather than an anti-competitive measure. However, the lawsuit alleges that Apple  “tortiously interfered” with a subscriber’s cellular services and that Apple failed to disclose any flaws in a timely manner.
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Music streaming service MOG sues Beats Electronics

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MOG, a streaming music service founded by David Hyman, is suing Beats Electronics for over $20 million. Hyman said that Beats fired him so it could avoid giving him an equity payout. Beats acquired MOG in 2012 for an undisclosed amount and kept Hyman as CEO to oversee the MOG team. However, Hyman was fired within a year of the acquisition for trying to fire a specific employee.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) supplier in Vietnam halts production due to protests

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) supplier Foxconn has shut down operations in Vietnam for 3 days due to anti-China protests over oil drilling. China recently started drilling for oil near Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
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