The Apple Watch and AirPods dodged Trump’s latest round of tariffs on China — but cloud-data centers weren’t so lucky – Business Insider

The iPhone was not among the ‘wide range’ of products that Apple told regulators would be hit by the $200 billion round of tariffs in a September 5 comment letter to trade officials. Apple feared for its Apple Watch and its wireless AirPods headphones …Read more

Apple and Google Face a Growing Revolt Over App Store ‘Tax’ – Bloomberg

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is susceptible given its legal problems. A recent European Union antitrust ruling requires the company to stop bundling its app store with Search and Chrome on Android phones in Europe. (Google is fighting the charges.) That may …Read more

Netflix Still Doesn’t Want to Pay Apple – Motley Fool

Its key point of contention is that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL)Google app stores take a 30% cut of in-app subscriptions right off the top every month. If a Netflix customer signs up for the $11-per-month plan through …Read more

Why Alphabet Wins in Costco’s Coming Payment Revolution –

It is a big win for Apple (AAPL – Get Report) Pay, the software that lets iPhone users tap to pay. … Google Wallet used a radio wave technology called near field communications (NFC) and software to turn Android smartphones into virtual digital wallets.Read more

How to download iOS 12, Apple’s big new iPhone update – Business Insider

iOS 12 brings performance improvements and exciting new features to iPhone and iPad. Photos introduces new features to help you rediscover and share the photos in your library, Memoji—a new, more customizable Animoji—make Messages more …Read more

The EU is now going after Amazon after slapping Google and Apple with giant fines – Business Insider

She handed Google a fine of $5 billion in July for anticompetitive practices related to its Android operating system. She also announced in August that her team was launching a review of smartphone chargers, which could spell trouble for Apple. Back in …Read more

Amazon brings new Echo devices increasing its dominance in smart speaker market – Firstpost Inc on Thursday introduced a dozen new Echo speakers and related gadgets in a bid to stay ahead of rivals Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google in the nascent category for voice-controlled devices. The flurry of new products shows how the …Read more

Putting Android in Cars Is a ‘Real Threat,’ Satnav Boss Says – Bloomberg

Shares in TomTom have tumbled over 25 percent this week, after Renault SA, Nissan Motor Co, and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. announced they would integrate Google’s Android operating system in their car dashboards, despite an existing relationship with …Read more

Google’s New Automobile Deal to Boost Android Deployment Base – Nasdaq

Shutterstock photo. Alphabet ‘s GOOGL Google has struck a major deal with the largest auto alliance comprising of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi. … This will enable people driving the car to access Google Maps, Google Assistant, Play Store and other …Read more

Renault-Nissan Teams With Google and Lets Android Into the Dash – Bloomberg

The French-Japanese auto alliance announced a technology partnership that will make its vehicles among the first to use Google’s Android operating system in the dashboard, letting Alphabet Inc.’s software control mapping and navigation, infotainment …Read more