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2017

Apple acquires "dark data" specialist Lattice Data for $200M

Saturday May 13, 2017

In its latest buy, Apple has paid around $200 million to acquire Lattice Data Inc., a specialist in using machine learning to process "dark data" to efficiently build structured data sets that can be analyzed.

Apple's Siri home speaker said to complement voice controls with physical touch panel

Saturday May 13, 2017

Whether it has a dynamic screen or simple buttons, Apple's anticipated Siri home speaker will likely offer physical controls with some kind of dedicated touch panel, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities revealed on Saturday.

Apple expected to reveal new 10.5-inch iPad Pro at WWDC

Saturday May 13, 2017

In addition to a rumored Siri-powered home speaker, Apple is also expected to announce a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro with a redesigned chassis at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference next month.

Sonos Playbase offers quality, Apple-connected audio in an unusual package

Saturday May 13, 2017

The Playbase is a nice option for people wanting a unified, Apple-connected home theater experience, even if it doesn't offer anything radically different from Sonos' older home theater accessory, the Playbar.

This week on AI: 'iPhone 8' delays, Apple & Amazon make up, Apple Watch 3 may get sleep tracking & more

Saturday May 13, 2017

It's increasingly looking like Apple's "iPhone 8" won't hit shelves until October or later. In some better news, however, future Apple Watches may have sleep tracking, and Apple and Amazon may finally be playing nice regarding Prime Video and the Apple TV.

FTC says antitrust suit against Qualcomm should continue, Samsung concurs

Friday May 12, 2017

Responding to Qualcomm's recent bid to dismiss a U.S. Federal Trade Commission antitrust lawsuit concerning chip licensing practices, the governmental trade body in a court filing on Friday called the company a monopoly and said the case should proceed.

Apple Inc. to distribute $3 billion in dividends as its market valuation grows $163B larger than Google

Friday May 12, 2017

On May 18th, Apple will pay its shareholders of record (as of May 15th) a quarterly dividend of $0.63 per share. Apple will pay out $3 billion in dividends on its outstanding shares for the quarter, on stock that has appreciated 34.4 percent so far in 2017.

Nike adds trio of Rosche, Air Force 1 sneaker-inspired iPhone 7 cases to store

Friday May 12, 2017

Nike has added to its iPhone case lineup, with three new rugged cases based on the company's Rosche and Air Force 1 sole designs.

Tough talks may keep Apple Pay out of Germany until 'fall or winter'

Friday May 12, 2017

Apple Pay may finally arrive in Germany sometime this fall or winter, but is still facing resistance from the country's banks, according to a new report.

Watch: When will the 'iPhone 8' launch? Catch up on the latest rumors

Friday May 12, 2017

With fans eagerly awaiting the release Apple's highly-anticipated "iPhone 8," rumors of apparent delays for the upcoming flagship handset continue to crop up. AppleInsider offers quick recap of all the latest rumors.

US judge asks for criminal investigation into Uber's alleged self-driving IP theft from Waymo

Friday May 12, 2017

A lawsuit against Uber by Alphabet's self-driving unit, Waymo, has been referred to the U.S. Department of Justice for an investigation of possible theft of trade secrets, escalating the battle between the two companies.

Sprint & SoftBank in 'preliminary conversations' about T-Mobile merger

Friday May 12, 2017

Sprint and its controlling investor -- Japan's SoftBank -- are reportedly in "preliminary conversations" about a merger with T-Mobile U.S., a move that could narrow carrier choices for Apple's U.S. iPhone buyers.

AppleInsider podcast talks road to 'iPhone 8' production, Lightning vs USB-C, and Microsoft

Friday May 12, 2017

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the things that happen on the road to 'iPhone 8' production, Neil's thoughts on USB-C on iOS devices, Microsoft and more.

Apple awards glassmaker Corning $200M to grow made in USA jobs with Advanced Manufacturing Fund

Friday May 12, 2017

Apple has invested into Gorilla Glass manufacturer Corning with the first award for $200 million from the Advanced Manufacturing Fund investment pool, to support "revolutionary glass production methods."

Apple adds a Mother's Day Challenge for HealthKit Activity, Apple Watch

Friday May 12, 2017

In recognition of Mother's Day on May 14, Apple is creating a special "Mother's Day Challenge" to reward a walk, run or wheelchair workout "of a mile or more" with a special achievement badge in the Activity app, as well as stickers for use within iMessage.

Apple publishes 'How to Shoot on iPhone 7' video series to website

Thursday May 11, 2017

Apple on Thursday added a new page to its website dedicated to taking better photos with iPhone 7. The mini-site is filled with short tutorial videos that explain -- and advertise -- the handset's various capture modes to new users, while offering lessons on basic photography techniques.

Sleep specialist Roy Raymann leaves Apple in tandem with Beddit takeover

Thursday May 11, 2017

An important sleep research expert, Dr. Roy J.E.M. Raymann, appears to have quietly left Apple last month, just ahead of the company's Beddit acquisition.

Amazon Prime Video for tvOS will be announced at WWDC, Apple TV returning to Amazon.com

Thursday May 11, 2017

In exchange for Apple bringing the Amazon Prime Video app to tvOS, Amazon will reportedly return the favor and begin sales of the Apple TV hardware via its online storefront, and the changes could come as soon as next month's WWDC.

Fall update will bring Continuity- & Universal Clipboard-like features to Microsoft's Windows 10

Thursday May 11, 2017

At its ongoing Build conference on Thursday, Microsoft revealed early details of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, which will notably incorporate new features linking up with Apple's iPhones and iPads.

iPod-Father Tony Fadell speaks at Computer History Museum's iPhone 360

Thursday May 11, 2017

Last night, as part of its "iPhone 360" series of events celebrating the ten year anniversary of Apple's iconic phone, California's Computer History Museum located in Mountain View hosted a conversation between Tony Fadell and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Markoff.