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How app developers should define 'explicit authorization'

For a lot of app developers, the word "explicit" may not come up a lot unless you're referring to some of the more violent content you see in certain mobile games. Apple, however, wants to make it a much bigger part of their vocabulary.

Comcast may be forced to join Apple's new pay-TV service

Federal mandates put in place when Comcast acquired NBCUniversal in 2011 could force the conglomerate to the bargain table with Apple over the tech giant's upcoming streaming pay-TV service.

Pay-TV's revolutionary OTT services are coming up short on revolution

I can't say I'm not intrigued by the possibility--seemingly real this time--that Apple will launch a streaming pay-TV service. But at the end of the day, will it really matter to me if I'm seeing it via a groundbreaking $40-a-month OTT service, or the TV Everywhere component of a stripped down $40-a-month traditional cable package?

HTC expands phone-replacement service to aid One M9 smartphone launch

As smartphone vendor HTC gears up to launch its new One M9 flagship Android smartphone, the company said it will offer a phone-replacement service to U.S. One M9 users at no additional cost. The program will provide users with one free replacement for up to a year after they buy their One M9--no questions asked.

Report: Apple to share viewer data on new pay-TV service to entice programmers

Apple wants to move quickly on its over-the-top pay-TV service, and it's willing to make major concessions to programmers to make it happen.

Apple's Cook: The Apple Watch will be the first smart watch that 'matters'

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the Apple Watch "will be the first modern smartwatch--the first one that matters," even if its usefulness is not readily apparent.

Report: Apple's pay-TV plan comes into focus, thumbs nose at Comcast

Is it real this time? The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday that Apple is getting close to launching its long-anticipated pay-TV service, with a cable-resembling streaming bundle from the tech giant possibly launching later this year at a $30-$40 monthly price point.

Report: Apple will accept Android, BlackBerry smartphones in new iPhone trade-in program

Apple will soon start accepting Google's Android smartphones as part of an iPhone trade-in program, according to multiple reports, in an effort to juice sales of its latest iPhones and cut into Android's market share.

OTT update: HBO's partnership play; Apple's linear aspirations

More details are beginning to emerge on HBO's new standalone online video service, HBO Now. The latest: Its deal to launch exclusively on Apple TV is apparently part of a strategy to be available to subscribers through partners, rather than directly.

Juniper Research: Apple and Samsung tablet market share to fall to combined 38% by 2019

Juniper expects Lenovo to ship an additional 30 million tablets per annum by 2019.