Apple sued by man who claims he invented iPhone in 1992

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The nerve of Apple to put its name on someone else's invention!
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The iPhone went on sale nine years ago today, and to mark the momentous occasion a Florida man is suing Apple for a whopping $10 billion and 1.5 percent of all future Apple earnings — because he claims to have come up with the idea for Apple’s breakthrough mobile device all way back in 1992.

Today in Apple history: iPhone goes on sale for the first time

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The smartphone that changed smartphones!
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Wednesday 29 There are no prizes for guessing the significance of today’s “Today in Apple history” installment. On 29 June 2007, the first generation iPhone went on sale — causing massive queues of Apple fans lining up outside Apple Stores around the United States.

And changing the course of not only Apple’s business, but that of the entire mobile industry!

Apple’s ‘sexy’ plan for Apple Music is all about cash, creativity

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Fixing the Apple Music UI is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Cupertino's efforts to win the streaming war.
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Cold hard cash, and a surprising amount of creative input from top Apple executives, are key to Cupertino’s plan for making Apple Music a hit, according to a new behind-the-scenes report about the streaming service.

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