Apple ordered to end iPhone exclusivity in France

According the the French competition counsel Apple must cease its exclusive relationship with France Telecom’s Orange and allow other local carriers to offer the iPhone to its subscribers immediately. The reasonings is because the exclusive deal violates local freedom of competition and pricing laws. The inquiry into the situation started after France’s third largest mobile […]

Apple Expo Paris 2009 is officially cancelled

Well Apple has effectively killed off another trade show. The Apple Expo Paris 2009 event has been cancelled by Reed Exhibitions. The announcement came only a day after Apple announced that it would be pulling out of Macworld Expo in 2010 – and that CEO Steve Jobs would not be giving the Keynote at the […]

Macworld Expo set to continue with or without Apple

IDG World Expo was quick to respond yesterday with assurances that the “Macworld Expo” event would continue to happen in 2010 and beyond – with or without Apple. IDG vice president Paul Kent released a statement shortly after Apple’s press release yesterday afternoon. “We are on track for a terrific show this year, with strong […]