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2015

Worst-case scenario from Irish tax changes could reduce Apple's annual earnings by 10%

Thursday May 07, 2015

If the European Commission were to levy a 12.5 percent tax on all of Apple's earnings that run through Ireland, it would reduce the company's annual earnings by just under 10 percent, a new "worst-case scenario" analysis has found.

Analysis of Apple Watch's S1 chip reveals 30 individual components in 'very unique' package

Thursday May 07, 2015

A deeper inspection of the S1 system-in-package that powers Apple's new wearable reveals a plethora of parts packed into an impressively compact space, including a new Apple-designed application processor alongside components from Broadcom, Skyworks, and NXP.

AT&T eases up on throttling of grandfathered unlimited data plans for smartphones

Thursday May 07, 2015

AT&T has relaxed its policy of throttling users of its grandfathered unlimited data plans, and will now only impose slower speeds only at times or in places with high network congestion, a small update to the carrier's website revealed on Thursday.

TestFlight beta-testing platform down since Wednesday, developers say

Thursday May 07, 2015

Apple's TestFlight beta-testing platform for iOS has been inaccessible to developers since late Wednesday, with no indication thus far of when the service might be restored.

Appeals court deals blow to NSA bulk data program, but collection continues

Thursday May 07, 2015

The National Security Agency's controversial metadata collection program --which indiscriminately siphons up billions of phone records -- was not authorized by the Patriot Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday, though the court stopped short of ordering the program to be suspended.

Apple's invisible display concept would show more than the human eye can see

Thursday May 07, 2015

Future iPhone displays could transmit invisible but valuable information, such as barcodes for coupons or even advanced facial recognition, according to a proposed Apple invention.

Apple operations head Jeff Williams to speak at 2015 Code Conference

Thursday May 07, 2015

Apple's senior vice president of Operations, Jeff Williams, will be interviewed later this month at the second annual Code Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, the event's organizers announced on Thursday.

How to add and remove Apple Watch clock faces

Thursday May 07, 2015

One of the most customizable Apple Watch features is its clock face, with multiple "styles" like Modular, Chronograph and Solar each having individual options for complications, or sub-displays containing glanceable information.

Elon Musk welcomes rumored 'Apple Car,' reveals Tesla-to-Apple poaching at about 5:1

Wednesday May 06, 2015

During electric car maker Tesla's quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, company founder and entrepreneur Elon Musk said it would be great to see Apple enter the automotive industry, while allaying concerns that the Cupertino tech giant's poaching operations posed a threat to his company.

Spotify, other music services allege Apple App Store policies anti-competitive

Wednesday May 06, 2015

Spotify and other streaming music services are upset with Apple's App Store policies, which they say effectively prevent them from competing with iTunes or Beats Music, a report claimed on Wednesday.

Apple releases Safari 8.0.6, 7.1.6, and 6.2.6 to fix WebKit vulnerabilities

Wednesday May 06, 2015

Apple on Wednesday released Safari 8.0.6, a minor update of the Mac browser, concentrating primarily on fixing security holes discovered in the software.

Apple demonstrates how iPad can change your life in 'Change Everything' mini-site

Wednesday May 06, 2015

In a bid to reinvigorate waning iPad sales, Apple on Wednesday launched "Everything changes with iPad," a new ad campaign that offers a comprehensive look at how the tablet fits into and enriches the life of its user.

Lunch & keynote with Apple CEO Tim Cook raises $200K for charity

Wednesday May 06, 2015

The chance to have lunch and attend an Apple keynote with CEO Tim Cook was enough to raise more than $200,000 for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.

Apple Watch, HealthKit star in Louisiana hypertension treatment program

Wednesday May 06, 2015

Patients at one Louisiana healthcare provider are combining two of Apple's newest technologies, HealthKit and the pulse-sensing Apple Watch, to enhance monitoring and treatment of hypertension.

Apple VoiceOver accessibility receives award from American Foundation for the Blind

Wednesday May 06, 2015

The American Foundation for the Blind announced Apple among its four honorees to receive a Helen Keller Achievement Award later this June, recognizing the company's contribution to accessibility with VoiceOver.

In-store Apple Watch pickup 'available soon,' Apple Store iOS app says

Wednesday May 06, 2015

Apple is on the verge of offering in-store pickup for people buying the Apple Watch, although no exact timeframe is being quoted, checks of the Apple Store iOS app revealed on Wednesday.

Apple challenges Google with growing Web search program, fueled by Topsy acquisition

Wednesday May 06, 2015

Apple's rapidly-expanding internal search group --aimed at making Spotlight a legitimate Web search engine --is being led by the team acquired in 2013 with social search firm Topsy, AppleInsider has learned.

iPhone marketshare surges for Apple in Europe, China during March quarter

Wednesday May 06, 2015

Adoption of the iPhone was up globally during the March quarter, and in Europe was particularly influenced by people switching from Android devices, according to new smartphone market data published on Wednesday by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

Former Apple retail head Ron Johnson launches Enjoy, a sales and setup service

Wednesday May 06, 2015

Former JC Penney CEO and one-time Apple retail head Ron Johnson on Wednesday launched a new company, Enjoy Technology, that will not only sell products like smartphones, drones, notebooks, and tablets, but also offer free personal delivery and setup for orders.

Killer Deals: Save between $200-$350 on 2015 13" & 15" MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs with AppleCare

Wednesday May 06, 2015

AppleInsider this week is proud to offer the lowest prices anywhere on Apple's entire MacBook lineup with AppleCare protection. Separately, today also marks the last call for readers looking to take advantage of a week-long Apple Accessories super sale delivering the lowest prices on everything from SuperDrives and Keyboards to MacBook Power Adapters and AirPort base stations.