Apple's 2018 iPhone X Could Get Even More Expensive
14 April, 2018, 13:39 | Author: Sammy Rose
The memo says that Apple caught 29 leakers a year ago, 12 of whom were arrested, and threatens its employees with the same fate: "Leakers do not simply lose their jobs at Apple", the memo states.
"Among those were Apple employees, contractors and some partners in Apple's supply chain", the company notes. They highlighted how Apple has been successful in persuading its customers to increase what they pay for iPhones from an average of somewhere around $600 to almost $800 in the last few years. The memo added: "These people not only lose their jobs, they can face extreme difficulty finding employment elsewhere".
"While it may seem flattering to be approached, it's important to remember that you're getting played", it read.
Just last month, an Apple employee who passed confidential information to the media pertaining to Apple's software roadmap, was caught and fired.
Last year, Apple sued and accused an unauthorized iPhone fix shop in Norway.
Sources from multiple Apple Stores have tipped off 9to5Mac with word that in addition to AppleCare employees, external skilled labor has been brought on to cope with incoming jobs. Apple says leaked information can depress sales of existing product models, and give competitors more time to respond to features coming in future models.
This discovery was made via a document Apple filed with the US FCC in September 2017.
It concludes by sharing the news that 12 of the leakers in 2017 were arrested.
Though the leak from the FCC isn't completely unreliable, don't get your hopes up until Apple introduces it themselves, which could likely happen at WWDC this year.
Warren Braunig, a partner at Keker, Van Nest & Peters who specializes in trade secret law, thinks it's unlikely the arrests were related to employees giving information to reporters.
It makes sense why a company such as Apple wants to keep its product details private until they are primed for release to the public. Apple's Global Security team led the internal investigations and worked with suppliers to beef up their security. Now, Apple Store employees have admitted that the Cupertino-based company is hiring external contractors to assist the Apple Store employees. They are the result of a decision by someone who may not have considered the impact of their actions.
The Russian aircraft were scrambled in response to reports of seven US spy planes near the coastal regions of Tartus and Lattakia. Images have started to emerge on social media, apparently showing Syrian air defense systems responding to incoming strikes.
Current trade price levels places SPG's stock about -14.90% away from the 52-week high and closed 1.79% away from the 52-week low. Simon Property Group makes up about 5.4% of Heitman Real Estate Securities LLC's holdings, making the stock its largest position.
They sustained the form throughout to grab the top two positions in the day's first finals at the Belmont Shooting Centre. Coached by former India star Jaspal Rana, the Haryana lad has been going through a superb run of form in recent months.
Priyanka, who is now a well-known name in the West as well, will be next seen in Silas Howard's drama film, A Kid Like Jake . The trailer of Priyanka Chopra's second global project A Kid Like Jake released on April 13 and simply delighted her fans.
Rumored specs for the phone include an nearly 6-inch Full HD display with an 18:9 ratio, a Snapdragon 630 chipset and 6GB of RAM. All the three Moto G6 smartphones appear to feature edge-to-edge elongated displays with an aspect ratio of 18:9.
Whether you've got an Xbox One X or not, the promise of better gear is a solid reason to return to an existing game. Truth be told we can't wait for the end of May because Onslaught sounds like an RNG fiesta, which is always fun.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council Friday that "there is no military solution to the conflict". The Syrian people, who have endured seven years of civil war, now face the possibility of attacks from America.
About 523,575 shares traded. $8.79M worth of American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) shares were sold by Buckminster Douglas E. Morgan Stanley has "Equal-Weight" rating and $38 target. (NYSE:ENB) on Tuesday, March 14 with "Outperform" rating.
Denmark has found an excuse not to block Nord Stream 2
The first permit issued by the Finnish Government for the pipeline construction in the Finnish EEZ was received last week. Today's permit was granted by the Regional State Administrative Agency Southern Finland in accordance with the Water Act.
Tracking the EPS & Revenue for Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)
It fall, as 48 investors sold LOW shares while 437 reduced holdings. 138 funds bought positions and 351 increased positions. The stock, as of last close, traded 23.01% away to its 52 week low and was at a distance of -20.13% from its 52 week high.
Apple to assemble iPhone 6s Plus in Bengaluru soon
Apparently, it is believed that the locally produced iPhone 6s Plus can bring down prices of the phone by five to seven percent. Apple has seen some success, however, by selling its oldest and/or lowest-priced phones in India.