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GTAT claims it was forced into sapphire agreement with Apple in unsealed court docs

Unsealed court documents on Friday revealed that bankrupt sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) felt that it was forced by Apple into accepting the revised deal where Apple would provide financing and GTAT would shoulder the risk of sapphire production. GTAT executives were allegedly told to put on their big boy pants and accept the agreement as Apple doesn't negotiate with its suppliers.

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Facebook now lets you better customize what's in your News Feed

Today Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will give you more control over what you posts you see in your News Feed. You'll now see a list of the top people and pages in your feed, and you'll be given a one-click option to unfollow them if you chose to do so. You can also choose a filtered view for a specific person, group, or page, or hide the dialog completely if you like things the way they are.

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Rogers introduces new roaming plan for traveling to the U.S.

Rogers is introducing a new international roaming plan for those customers traveling to the United States. The Roam Like Home plan allows Rogers customers to access their Share Everything minutes, text, and data while in the United States for $5 per day.

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Fitbit products disappear from the Apple Online Store

Apple has stopped selling Fitbit devices in the Apple Online Store. The move comes after a report last month that Apple would remove Fitbit products from retail locations. No word yet on if Fitbit products have been removed from Apple's physical retail locations.

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UK will hold radio spectrum auction next year to aid 4G LTE expansion

UK communications regulator Ofcom has today announced more radio spectrum will be available at auction for mobile operators next year (or early 2016). The two bands that will be up for grabs are the 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz frequencies that will offer high data capacity for the increasing use of mobile connectivity.

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Aaron Sorkin talks about pressures of writing Steve Jobs biopic, Jobs' Stanford speech

In his latest interview tonight on Bloomberg, Aaron Sorkin reveals more about the Steve Jobs biopic that he is working on as well as his role in helping Jobs with the now famous Stanford University commencement address in 2005. Sorkin says that he does feel that there is a little bit of added pressure given that many people already have their own feelings about the man, but he says that he has met other notable players including Steve Wozniak and John Scully, both of whom Jobs had conflicts with.

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iCloud Photo Library beta gains desktop upload support

If you're taking part in the iCloud.com beta, you can now upload photos directly from your computer. Whereas photo uploads were previously only available from within iOS if users toggled the option on in their iCloud settings, Apple seems to have flipped the switch on an upload option within the iCloud Photo Library web app.

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iPad usage dominates North American tablet market numbers in latest report

Apple's waning tablet market share with slow iPad sales may be have been over exaggerated given the new tablet market share data. While it's true that iPad market share have slipped slightly, Apple still commands a lead with 79.9 percent of the tablet usage market in Q4 2014 in North America, down from 81.1 percent from a year ago.

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CBS Radio News grabs update, brings CarPlay support

It looks like CBS has been busy today. In addition to getting its own channel on Apple TV earlier today, the network has also brought an update to its Radio News app for iOS. The big news in this update is that it brings support for CarPlay, allowing you to listen to a selection of on-demand shows from the CBS catalog as you make the commute to work.

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SEC investigating GT Advanced's trading activity leading up to bankruptcy filing

GT Advanced revealed today that the SEC is investigating the trading activity of the former Apple partner. The news comes through a recent filing that the sapphire glass manufacturing made in which it details a letter it received from the SEC on October 15th seeking information about trading activity dating back to January 1, 2013.

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