A California judge says he won’t release a videotaped deposition of the Steve Jobs to the media. The video was made six months before his death in 2011 and was used in a class-action lawsuit that argued Apple abused its monopoly power in the music industry.
Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has purportedly been discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation. BBC Panorama is a current affairs/investigation show.
Huntington Bank says it’s agreed to become an Apple Pay partner and will offer customers the service in early 2015. Apple’s mobile payment system can now be used at more than 220,000 stores and restaurants.
Apple is looking for an “Apple Pay Site Reliability Engineer,” according to AppleInsider. The 40-hour-per-week role will require collaboration with peers in both the U.S. and Europe, in what Apple has identified as a “follow-the-sun team.”
Your Mac OS X and iOS devices may soon be able to predict the future. Well, not, really, but Apple has been granted a patent (number 20140364150) by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office for “predictive assistance.”
Ownership of connected TV devices (including smart TVs, smart Blu-ray players, IP-enabled game consoles and digital media streamers) grew 5% quarter-on-quarter in the third quarter of 2014 and 28% year-on-year to reach 168 million units, according to the Strategy Analytics research group. However, it’s time for Apple to update its Apple TV as the set-top box is losing ground.
Applian Technologies’ Jaksta for Mac OS X lets you download and convert online streaming audio and video for personal use and is — as far as I can tell — the first, perhaps the only, program designed specifically for the Mac that can do this.
Taiwan-based analysts are bullish on Apple phone housing suppliers Catcher and Foxconn Technology in the fourth quarter of 2014 and the first quarter of 2015 due to increasing shipments of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, according to the China Times (as noted by BrightWire, a global investment newswire).
Okay, Apple Daily Report readers, I need your help. My Apple TV (third generation) won’t connect with the iTunes library on my Mac. The set top box can’t “find” the library. I’m experienced with both Macs and Apple TVs, but this time I’m totally stumped.
According to AppleInsider, the Amway Center, home of the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association, will become the league’s first team to offer fans the ability to complete transactions with Apple Pay.