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Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple on Monday, reaping the rewards of a decade-long bet on low-cost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam. Half of Samsung’s smartphones are now made in Vietnam, where the coronavirus that has crippled the China operations of Apple and many other firms
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Taiwan-based compound semiconductor manufacturers are gearing up to fulfil shipments components for a new iPhone model, tentatively dubbed SE2. The new developments hints that Apple’s “iPhone SE 2” may be gearing up for full production in the next few weeks, DigiTimes reported recently. Additionally, while the lower-cost iPhone may be on track, Apple has stopped sending
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One-third of global smartphones sold in 2019 had security embedded in the hardware and the sales of such smartphones grew 39 percent year-on-year (YoY) in 2019, according to the latest report from Counterpoint Research. Apple and Huawei implement embedded hardware security through a secure element (eSE/inSE) while Samsung uses a physically unclonable function (PUF). “Smartphone
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France’s consumer watchdog said Friday that Apple had agreed to pay EUR 25 million ($27.4 million) for failing to tell iPhone users that software updates could slow down older devices. The scandal erupted in December 2017, when the US tech giant admitted that its most recent iOS software was slowing the performance of older telephones
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Taiwan’s Wistron plans to assemble printed circuit boards (PCBs) for iPhones at its new plant in southern India, two sources said, highlighting Apple’s push to expand manufacturing in the world’s second-biggest smartphone market. The local assembly of PCBs by Wistron’s India unit will be a first for the contract manufacturer, which began making Apple’s low-priced
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We love cheap thrills, don’t we? Ming-Chi Kuo, the analyst regarded as one of the most accurate soothsayers when it comes to Apple’s product direction, is predicting a busy 2020 for Cupertino, with major refreshes across its entire laptop lines, as well as a new budget-oriented iPhone, and a greater selection of accessories. “We forecast
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Facebook has blamed Apple’s operating system for the hacking of Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos’ phone, saying WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption is unhackable. Investigators believe that Bezos’s iPhone was compromised after he received a 4.4MB video file containing malware via WhatsApp – in the same way when phones of 1,400 select journalists and human rights
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US President Donald Trump will attend a breakfast meeting on Wednesday with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and other business leaders on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, according to sources familiar with the situation. On Tuesday, Trump had dinner with executives from 25 multinational companies and organizations.
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Google researchers have found multiple security flaws in Apple’s Safari web browser that could have allowed the tracking of users’ browsing behaviour, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday, ahead of a paper published by the researchers. The vulnerabilities were found in a tool specifically designed to protect privacy and could have allowed third parties to
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