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T-Mobile thanking customers with a free season of MLB at Bat 14

T-Mobile U.S.A. is once again thanking their loyal customers with a free full season of MLB at Bat, this time MLB at Bat 14. That's the advantage of being an official MLB sponsor, and one T-Mobile passed along last year as well.

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Verdict reached in Apple v. Samsung case, $120 million damages to Apple

The jury has reached a verdict in the mega-trial and circus known as the Apple vs. Samsung trial. If you've not been paying attention, Apple says that Samsung violated more patents with more devices and they should pay $2 billion in damages. Samsung feels differently, and says that Apple violated some of their patents and needs to pay. Google is saying this one is basically between Apple And Samsung, but they might kick in a few dollars to help if Samsung loses.

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Apple acquires micro-LED display company LuxVue Technologies

Apple has apparently acquired LuxVue Technologies, a company focused on developing micro-LED displays. LuxVue, which until now has maintained a low profile, last year filed for several patents regarding micro-LED technologies. One investor in the company claimed that the company had achieved a "technical breakthrough" in display technology. While Apple did not outright confirm the purchase, when asked, they responded that Apple buys smaller companies regularly, and doesn't go into details on their plans.

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No iWatch, Apple TV hardware at WWDC

We've been hearing rumors about the fabled Apple iWatch and the mythical new Apple TV for what seems like an eternity and a half, and according to the latest report we're going to have to keep waiting. If you somehow thought that WWDC 2014 would see Apple showing off one or both of those, you're about to be let down.

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Apple looking to amp up product placement with expanded 'Buzz Marketing' team

Apple is looking for a new manager of Buzz Marketing as part of their effort to expand brand awareness. While Apple's recent marketing efforts have shown how Apple's products could be used by anyone, the focus of the Buzz Marketing manager will be on getting high-profile exposure for those products, particularly in film and television. The manager, based out of New York, will work with television and film productions on Apple product placement, build relationships with high-profile users, such as actors, musicians, and athletes, and book events at the Apple Store in Soho.

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T-Mobile wants to bring the iPhone to MetroPCS prepaid

T-Mobile US wants to start selling the iPhone on its MetroPCS customers. MetroPCS, acquired by T-Mobile last year, now functions as a pre-paid brand within the fourth-place U.S. carrier. One of the bigger issues standing in the way of bringing Apple's flagship device to MetroPCS customers is affordability, according to Recode:

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Sprint announces new international add-on for Framily Plan subscribers

Sprint's new International Connect: Call & Text $15 add-on plan lets Framily Plan subscribers use their voice and text allotments to call and text internationally at no additional charge. Except for that $15, that is. With it, Sprint Framily Plan subscribers can count international calls to 65 countries against the voice minutes they're already paying for, and texts to more than 180 countries (which is just about all of the countries there are).

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Apple highlighting best apps and games from April in App Store

A ton of great apps and games come our way each and every month and now it seems Apple is helping remind us of some of the very best. Coming with yesterday's App Store refresh – and first noticed by Macstories – Apple has added a "Best of April" segment. And there's some real gems in there.

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Angela Ahrendts leaves fashion for Apple as new svp of online and retail stores

Angela Ahrendts has officially joined Apple as its new senior vice president of retail and online stores, reporting directly to CEO Tim Cook. Ahrendts official biography is now being hosted on the Apple website and is listed alongside other senior executives including Jony Ive and Phil Schiller.

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Apple, Google, Microsoft increasingly defying U.S. government, informing customers of data demands

If the government demands your personal, private email or other data, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Apple, and others are reportedly taking steps to notify you faster and more frequently than they did in the past. That's putting them at odds with prosecutors who believe such notifications can interfere with ongoing investigations and evidence gathering.

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