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The European Commission says yes to Apple’s purchase of Beats

Jul 28 2014 7:57am CDT | Source: App Advice

On Monday, the European Commission (EC) approved Apples $3 billion acquisition of Beats. The deal was cleared under the EU Merger Regulation legislation, according to AppleInsider.TheEC said Apple’spurchase of Beats would not be detrimental to consumers. The commission found that although both companies sell headphones in Europe, neither is a market leader. They also noted that the headphones designed by Apple and Beats diffe ...
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Apple and Samsung Pushing EU for Restricting Patent Troll’s Power

Source: Apple Balla | Feb 25 2014, 12:43pm CST | by Ehsanul Haque Kanan

Apple and Samsung Pushing EU for Restricting Patent Troll’s Power
Apple and Samsung pushed their past rivalry aside, as they decide to join in a group of 19 companies to send a letter to the EU with a view to restricting the patent trolling power
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EU clears Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics

Jul 28 2014 7:56am CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-9654279268749293"; /* Article Body, 336x280, Above the fold */ google_ad_slot = "0670981169"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; //--> “The European Union’s antitrust authority has cleared Apple’s $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services,” The Associated Press reports. “The 28-nation bloc’s executive Commission said Monday th ...
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European Commission OKs Apple's $3B purchase of Beats

Jul 28 2014 7:27am CDT | Source: Apple Insider

The legislative arm of the European Union ruled on Monday that Apple is allowed to acquire Beats, the premium headphone maker it plans to acquire for $3 billion, as the agreement would not be detrimental to consumers ...
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New York, July 31 (IANS) A supportive mother and helpful sisters are key to female baboons reaching the higher echelons of their social strata, a study indicates. | by IANS
 
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SlingAmp Amplifies Your iPad’s Sound With a Minimalist Style

Jul 24 2014 2:25pm CDT | Source: Pad Gadget

Whenever I go camping, if I forget to bring my EU BOOM, I’m always trying to find ways to amplified the sound coming out of my iPad speakers so music can be heard over the noisy sounds of nature. I’ve discovered that, by placing my tablet plate in a metal pan, it redirects sound and makes it just a bit louder. While this “hack,” if you will, works, it isn’t the perfect solution since I eventually need that pan to cook something. Seventy-year-old entrepreneur Vin ...
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TMO Daily Observations: 2014-07-21

Jul 21 2014 12:24pm CDT | Source: The Mac Observer

Google and Apple have very different philosophies on product development and that's having an impact on how both companies are perceived. Today John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about what that means for consumers, and they also offer their take on the EU pushing Apple and Google to drop "free" from the description of games with in-app pur ...
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Apple responds to EC complaints by touting iTunes’ app controls as ‘leading the industry,’ cites iOS 8 ‘Ask To Buy’ feature

Jul 18 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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European Commission Criticizes Apple for Misleading Free Apps with In-App Purchases

Jul 18 2014 2:39pm CDT | Source: Pad Gadget

Have you ever been browsing on the App Store and seen an app that looks really great and you see that it’s free, but later you realize that the app is going to cost you money with in-app purchases? I can’t speak for everyone but I have started to skip downloading some games that are free on the onset in favor of games that cost a couple dollars with no future strings attached. It turns out I am not alone in this and A ...
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The EU Commission found Completely Blind to Apple's new "Ask to Buy" Feature Designed to Combat In-App Transactions

Jul 18 2014 10:42am CDT | Source: Patently Apple

On July 10 we posted a report titled "After settling with the FTC over In-App Transactions, Apple Points the Finger at Google." In the end, the FTC decided that its next target will be Amazon. Now the issue of in-app transactions has been taken to a new level in Europe. The EU is stepping in by stating that Apple hasn't offered any "concrete and immediate" plans to stop users from being misled by "free" apps. I say, how blind can the EU Comm ...
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