Apr 24, 2018

TANT: Apple Demanding Samsung Lower OLED Screen Price, Apple Starting to Pay $15 Billion to Ireland, And More

Top Apple News Today:

Apple Demanding Samsung To Lower The Price Of OLED Screens: According to a report by DigiTimes), in order to cut the cost of 2018 OLED iPhone models, Apple is currently negotiating with Samsung Display to reduce the price of OLED screens, down around 9.1 percent from the $110 price point. In which the iPhone X 2 could cost $899 if the talk is successful.

GreyKey iPhone Unlocking Boxes Maker Faces Data Branch: Greyshift's GrayKey iPhone unlocking tools that have been sold to multiple law enforcement agencies across the United States, recently suffered a data breach that allowed hackers to access a small portion of the GrayKey code. It's not sure what kind of data might be accessible to hackers. (Via MotherBoards)

Indeed, Grayshift told Motherboard in a statement "Due [to] a network misconfiguration at a customer site, a GrayKey unit's UI was exposed to the internet for a brief period of time earlier this month."

"During this time, someone accessed the HTML/Javascript that makes up our UI. No sensitive IP or data was exposed, as the GrayKey was being validation tested at the time. We have since implemented changes to help our customers prevent unauthorized access," the statement added. 
According to the Financial Times, Apple will start paying 13 billion euros in back taxes to the Irish government from next month, after EU ruled that Apple need to pay $15 billion to the country after it saw its tax bill significantly reduced over the past few decades. Apple and Ireland have reached an agreement to set up an escrow account to hold the money.

Other news are including Apple CEO Tim Cook to attend President Trump's first State Dinner at White House, Spotify adds On-Demand Playlists (Instead shuffling songs at random) and Data Saver Mode, And Amazon Alexa app gains iPhone X support.

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