The disagreement came after Goldman Sachs analyst Rod Hall criticised Apple’s accounting methods for the tech giant’s new TV+ product, saying in a research note that it may result in lower gross margins and profits.
The company's new models are so similar to last year's lineup they may be upstaged by Apple TV Plus, the company's upcoming video service, which is rolling out on Nov 1 at $5 per month.
Under the changes, Apple will allow its employees to review conversations only from customers who opt into the "Siri grading" program to improve the voice recognition technology.
Apple put the programme on hold after the Guardian newspaper reported that contractors working on Apple's behalf regularly heard confidential information, drug deals and intimate bedroom talks.
Facebook acknowledged the transcriptions, which were first reported by Bloomberg, and said they were made with user permission but the practice has nonetheless been stopped.
The company also admitted "there have been occasions" when the percentage of interns exceeded permitted levels and said it has taken steps to comply with the relevant labour law.
If the gains hold, Apple would be within touching distance of again topping $1 trillion in market value, just shy of the world’s most valuable company, Microsoft Corp.
The announcement of the agreement comes three months after Apple ended a long-running dispute with one of Intel's rivals, Qualcomm.
The technology giant unveiled software improvements for devices and revealed the demise of the iTunes online shop at the annual gathering of developers in Silicon Valley.
Fitch Ratings predicts a possibly stronger position for Samsung following the end of supplies and updates to Huawei by Google and SoftBank Group-owned chip designer ARM.
Walt Disney Co on Thursday will unveil a family-friendly streaming service called Disney+ to challenge the digital dominance of Netflix.
Will the tech giant be able to compete with huge services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu?
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