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Rumor Mill: Apple to charge carriers $100 more for iPhone 6

Apple is contemplating charging $100 extra for the iPhone 6, according to a  financial analyst.

Rumor Mill: Apple to start production of 4.7-inch iPhone screen in May

Rumors that Apple will be producing larger-screened iPhones keep cropping up, with unnamed sources at Apple suppliers telling  Reuters  they will begin mass producing displays as early as May for the next iPhone, expected to be launched this fall and called the iPhone 6. According to the report, one model will have a 4.7-inch screen likely to be produced first, while a 5.5-inch model could be delayed.

Apple: 8 GB iPhone 5c a 'more affordable option' for LTE markets

Apple confirmed it is using its new 8 GB iPhone 5c to target the mid-tier smartphone market. "The mid-tier iPhone segment is growing year over year and the 8GB model provides a more affordable option for markets where LTE is becoming more established," an Apple representative told  Re/code.

Thuraya outlines plans to become a 'truly global' provider

Mobile satellite communications provider Thuraya Telecommunications confirmed reports it is in talks with U.S. operators regarding expansion into the market as part of ambitions to expand its satellite coverage to cover the entire globe.

Apple releases cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c- but not yet for U.S. market

Apple released a cheaper 8 GB iPhone 5c in its European online stores, but the gadget is not yet available online in the U.S. Apple also re-released its fourth-generation iPad tablet, which replaces the older iPad 2.

Apple's Cook: 'We're working on some really great stuff'

Apple CEO Tim Cook reiterated what he is has been saying for months: that Apple will enter a new product category this year. The biggest and most likely bet is that Apple will get into wearable computing with some kind of smart watch, though Apple observers have also been speculating (for years) about an expanded TV offering.

UPDATED: Apple sells record 51M iPhones, slightly below expectations

Apple said it sold a record 51 million iPhones during its most recent quarter, which covered the critical holiday shopping season. Apple's iPhone sales figure was slightly lower than what an average of analysts expected. Apple also reported quarterly revenue of $57.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion.

Report: Apple prepping larger-screened iPhone, will scrap plastic casing

Apple is working on two iPhone models with larger screen sizes than the current 5s and 5c models, according to a Wall Street Journal report, the latest to indicate that Apple is thinking of increasing the screen size of its phones to compete with large-screen devices from Samsung Electronics, Nokia, LG Electronics, HTC and others.

Study: 0.1% of LTE users consume more than 50% of LTE data

A small sliver of LTE users worldwide, just the top 0.1 percent, are consuming more than half of all LTE downlink data, according to a new research report from network technology firm Arieso. The study, taken together with past trends from previous reports, indicates that a small slice of high-bandwidth consumers are hogging most of the world's data usage, even more than in the past.

Report: Foxconn ships 1.4M iPhone 5s units to China Mobile ahead of launch

Apple's main iPhone supplier Foxconn shipped 1.4 million iPhone 5s units to China Mobile last week, according to the  Wall Street Journal, in anticipation of China Mobile's Jan. 17 launch of the iPhone for the first time.