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2016

Apple Pay competitor Samsung Pay arrives in China with Alibaba partnership

Thursday May 19, 2016

Samsung on Thursday announced it will bring its Samsung Pay mobile payments service to China through a partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba's financial arm, an institution once rumored to be negotiating an identical deal for Apple Pay.

Apple environment chief visits rural Indian school where donated iPads are part of curriculum

Thursday May 19, 2016

As part of Apple's tour of India, the company's environment and government affairs chief Lisa Jackson visited a school in Rajasthan this week to meet with so-called "solar mamas," or women trained in the manufacture and assembly of solar lamps build solar powered lanterns.

OWC expands Boot Camp compatibility to all SSDs, eases storage upgrade path for Mac

Thursday May 19, 2016

Mac specialist Other World Computing on Thursday released software drivers that bring Apple Boot Camp support to its entire lineup of aftermarket SSDs, giving users who run Windows a wider selection of storage upgrade options.

Apple Pay gains support for Chime online bank, Chase offers free Clapton album

Thursday May 19, 2016

Apple Pay on Thursday picked up support for Chime, a U.S. online-only bank, while the brick-and-mortar Chase Bank promised to give away a new Eric Clapton album to Apple Pay users.

Apple might let users unlock Mac via Touch ID on iPhone with OS X 10.12

Thursday May 19, 2016

An OS X feature under construction by Apple may let people unlock their Mac by way of Touch ID on a paired iPhone, a report said on Thursday.

Uber unleashes experimental self-driving car on streets of Pittsburgh

Thursday May 19, 2016

Ride hailing company Uber confirmed Thursday that it is testing a self-driving, hybrid Ford Fusion on the streets of Pittsburgh, bringing the ride-sharing giant one step closer to an autonomous future.

How Apple Watch became the iPod of the future

Thursday May 19, 2016

While ridiculed by many as a flop and often misunderstood as a product, Apple Watch has very successfully worked to turn around the fortunes of Apple's Other Products segment, essentially becoming the modern iPod for the next decade. Here's how.

Google won't retire Hangouts after Allo launch, plans two-front attack against Apple iMessage

Thursday May 19, 2016

Google has announced it will hang onto its established Hangouts chat service despite the upcoming arrival of Allo, leveraging both apps to reach audiences with capabilities that are not yet provided by Apple's competing iMessage.

Glass-based iPhone redesign coming in 2017, Apple partner Catcher reaffirms

Thursday May 19, 2016

Amidst rumors of an all-new glass-backed look for the iPhone in 2017, the chief executive of Catcher, the company that builds metal casings for the iPhone lineup, added fuel to the fire on Thursday with new comments about next year's model.

Apple unveils Union Square store in San Francisco ahead of Saturday opening

Thursday May 19, 2016

Apple on Thursday revealed more details about its new Union Square outlet in San Francisco -- launching on Saturday -- including design features present in other recent Apple Stores, as well as some traits unique to the location.

Developers report trouble registering 9.7" iPad Pros for testing

Thursday May 19, 2016

Some developers are experiencing trouble registering 9.7-inch iPad Pros with their official Apple developer accounts, according to complaints on the company's forums.

Killer Deal: $50-$80 off Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad Pros (128GB & 256GB) with no tax outside NY

Thursday May 19, 2016

The first material discounts on Apple's brand new 9.7-inch iPad Pros have landed over at B&H Photo, with the Apple authorized reseller slashing $50 and even $80 off 128GB and 256GB models. Each also includes free expedited shipping and no tax outside NY.

Apple's Tim Cook attends dinner party with Bollywood celebrities

Thursday May 19, 2016

In the middle of his ongoing trip to India, Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a dinner part on Wednesday night hosted by actor/producer Shah Rukh Khan, where several other Bollywood celebrities were also present.

Donald Trump, who called for a boycott of Apple, reveals he owns over $1M in company stock

Thursday May 19, 2016

New financial documents disclosed by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump reveal that the brash billionaire owns a stake in Apple, despite the fact that he called for a boycott of the company over its strong security practices.

Apple quietly toughens rules forcing passcode unlocks of Touch ID devices

Thursday May 19, 2016

Apple has silently added another condition under which an iPhone or iPad user has to unlock their device with a passcode, despite having Touch ID enabled, according to a report.

Apple opens Maps development center in Hyderabad, India

Thursday May 19, 2016

Hot on the heels of revealing plans for an iOS app design and development facility in Bengaluru, Apple on Thursday local time announced the opening of an office in Hyderabad tasked with accelerating development of Maps products for iOS, Mac and Apple Watch.

New details in 'iPhone' trademark case punctuate Apple's ongoing legal problems in China

Thursday May 19, 2016

Weeks after Apple saw its bid for exclusive Chinese rights to the "iPhone" trademark dashed in court, new information illustrates the battle the company faces in dealing with China's laws.

Apple reminds developers of impending iAd App Network shutdown, APIs to be deprecated

Wednesday May 18, 2016

Apple in an email blast on Wednesday reminded developers of the impending iAd App Network shutdown that will bring an end to monetization revenues and app promotion on June 30, as scheduled.

Control your Bentley's seat massagers from your wrist with new Apple Watch app

Wednesday May 18, 2016

Following the debut of its Bentayga SUV, British automaker Bentley Motors recently launched an eponymous Apple Watch app that goes beyond run-of-the-mill connected car features, putting control over creature comforts on the wrist of well-heeled owners.

Apple mulls permanent expansion of Fifth Avenue store, feels 'entitled' to cut-rate FAO Schwarz lease

Wednesday May 18, 2016

Apple's plan to temporarily relocate its flagship Fifth Avenue store from the base of the GM building to the old FAO Schwartz location has apparently evolved into a desire to permanently occupy the space -- and without paying the going rate for rent.