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EU lawmakers take fresh aim at Apple’s Lightning connector with latest e-waste push – TechCrunch

EU lawmakers take fresh aim at Apple’s Lightning connector with latest e-waste push – News

The European parliament has voted overwhelmingly for tougher action to reduce e-waste, calling for the Commission to come up with beefed up rules by July 2020. Specifically, the parliament wants the Commission to adopt the delegated act foreseen in the 2014 Radio Equipment Directive by that deadline — or else table a legislative measure by the …

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App stores saw record 204 billion app downloads in 2019, consumer spend of $120 billion – TechCrunch

App stores saw record 204 billion app downloads in 2019, consumer spend of $120 billion – News

Consumers downloaded a record 204 billion apps in 2019, up 6% from 2018 and up 45% since 2016, and spent $120 billion on apps, subscriptions and other in-app spending in the past year. The average mobile user, meanwhile, is spending 3.7 hours per day using apps. This data and more comes from App Annie’s annual …

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Apple to start online sales in India in Q3 this year – TechCrunch

Apple to start online sales in India in Q3 this year – News

Apple’s much-awaited online store in India will be operational starting Q3 this year, a little longer than previously expected, a source familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The iPhone-maker said in August last year that it was “eager to serve online and in-store with the same experience and care that Apple customers around the world …

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Apple shares rise after company reports better-than-expected revenue of $91.8B – TechCrunch

Apple shares rise after company reports better-than-expected revenue of $91.8B – News

Today after the bell, Apple reported the results of the first quarter of its fiscal 2020. The company’s revenue totaled $91.8 billion, far ahead of expectations of $88.43 billion. At the same time, the company’s per-share profit of $4.99 was greater than the market-anticipated figure of $4.54 per share. In immediate trading following the news, …

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