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In case you're feeling young today, here's an alert:

iTunes has become so obsolete that Apple will be discontinuing the platform as we know it.

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Some Apple users are pursuing an antitrust lawsuit against the company for its 30% commission on apps featured in the online App Store.

In Apple v. Pepper, Apple argued that only app developers had the right to sue the company—since the commission comes from developer profits. However, consumers argued that the commission is passed on to them in the form of higher app prices.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 06: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Ivanka Trump look on during a meeting with the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board inside the State Dining Room on March 6, 2019 in Washington, DC. The board, co-chaired by Ivanka and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, is tasked with developing a strategy to revamp the U.S. workforce for well-paid, in-demand jobs and with promoting private-sector investments in workers. (Photo by Tom Brenner/Getty Images)

During a roundtable with business leaders last week, President Donald Trump called Apple CEO Tim Cook, "Tim Apple." He refuses to live it down.

On Friday night, Trump told GOP donors at Mar-a-Lago that he did say Tim Cook, but that "Cook" was spoken too quickly for anyone to hear. Trump's guests were reportedly confused about why he would even bring it up because the whole thing was recorded on video.

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TIANJIN, CHINA - 2017/10/01: Chinese customers are trying the new iPhone 8 in an Apple store. In Sept., iPhone 8 arrived on the market, but in many Apple retail stores around the world queues disappeared, especially in China, even though the actual selling price has declined, which is very rare. (Photo by Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images)

A court in Munich has ruled in favor of Qualcomm Tech against Apple—whom it alleges infringed patents on the tech company's battery-saving technology.

Apple plans to appeal the verdict, however Qualcomm paid a €1.3 billion ($1.2 billion) bond to get the iPhone models 7 and 8 (the models which use the technology in question) off the shelves in Apple stores and third-party locations alike. Only the iPhone XS and iPhone XR will be available to purchase for the time being.

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Screenshot via Corporate Carbon Policy Footprint Report.

The Corporate Carbon Policy Footprint (CCPF) must scare the bejesus out of climate activists.

Released in August, the CCPF argues that the bad guys take 35 of the top 50 most influential positions among companies informing climate policy in democratic governments around the world. The world’s heaviest polluters not only have a seat at the table when it comes to influencing and writing government policy, they have an overwhelming majority of seats.

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Microsoft and Apple have pledged to fight back against President Donald Trump's decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which places more than 800,000 undocumented people who were brought to the United States as children at risk of deportation.

"If Congress fails to act, our company will exercise its legal rights properly to help protect our employees," Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith wrote in a blog post yesterday, shortly after US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Trump administration would dismantle the program.

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Before this year’s Silicon Valley Comic Con (SVCC) – themed “The Future of Humanity: Where Will We Be in 2075?” – Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (Woz) discussed his thoughts about the future. Woz expressed ideas on everything from future business growth and everyday life on Earth to more advanced technology and outer space.

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