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2017

How to find and watch Facebook Live streaming video with your Apple TV

Wednesday March 01, 2017

Facebook has recently launched its Videos app for the Apple TV, providing shared videos to users freed from most of the commentary the social network provides -- AppleInsider examines the offering.

Apple supplier Foxconn 'very serious' about bidding for Toshiba's memory business

Wednesday March 01, 2017

The chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn declared Wednesday that he is "very serious" about bidding for Toshiba's memory chip business, which could potentially guarantee supplies for products like iPhones and consolidate Foxconn's position as a primary Apple manufacturer.

Apple Pay Japan gains support for six new credit cards, launches limited time promotion [u]

Wednesday March 01, 2017

Apple on Wednesday local Japan time activated a two month-long Apple Pay promotion offering cash back, points and more to users of the digital payments service, just in time to take advantage of six new supporting card issuers.

Facebook Video launches for Apple TV with support for live streams

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Facebook on Tuesday launched Facebook Video, a new tvOS app that allows fourth-generation Apple TV owners to view pre-recorded video content, including live streams, on the big screen.

Apple's corporate reputation in slow decline, market research suggests

Tuesday February 28, 2017

According to an annual study by the Reputation Institute on Tuesday, Apple is experiencing a slow but certain deterioration in perceived corporate reputation, with research showing a significant decline over the past year.

Florida pro soccer team's new iOS app cuts out ticket middlemen

Tuesday February 28, 2017

The Orlando City Soccer Club this week launched a new app for iOS and Android that leverages the team's paperless ticketing process to sell passes directly to customers, effectively cutting out third party ticketing sites.

Old versions of ESET anti-virus for macOS subject to exploit granting root access to assailant

Tuesday February 28, 2017

A newly discovered exploit in an update made to ESET anti-virus package in October 2016 contains an outdated XML parser from 2007 that is vulnerable to attack, allowing root-level code execution, and ultimately a compromised machine.

YouTube TV to offer live TV from four major networks this spring for $35 per month

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Google on Tuesday announced YouTube TV, a live TV service launching this spring that will compete with other internet-only providers like Sling TV and PlayStation Vue.

Microsoft will pay $1.2M to settle class-action suit over misprinted retail store receipts

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Microsoft has agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit against its retail efforts, paying almost $1.2 million in compensation to customers and legal costs, over an accusation receipts provided by Microsoft Stores provided too much information about a customer's payment details.

Apple's new iPad Pro ad says users can avoid printing in public

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Apple on Tuesday released another spot in its recent series of iPad Pro ads, this time concentrated on the idea that the tablet can let people avoid using printers.

App Store, Apple Music, iCloud & other Apple services impacted by Amazon outage [u]

Tuesday February 28, 2017

A variety of Apple cloud services experienced outages and slowdowns on Tuesday in what appeared to be a major issue with Amazon Web Services, which hosts some of the biggest online companies in the U.S.

Revised LG UltraFine 5K display with enhanced RF shielding ships from Apple online store on Mar. 7

Tuesday February 28, 2017

The LG UltraFine 5K display is beginning its slow march back to availability, with shipments of the improved model leaving Apple warehouses on March 7 -- but some users with the monitor now are still hitting roadblocks in trying to get the situation rectified.

Cook pledges support to pro users, talks Trump at Apple's annual shareholder meeting in Cupertino

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Apple on Tuesday held its annual shareholder meeting, where the company's board was re-elected, Ernst and Young was named its accounting firm, and a number of shareholder proposals were rejected. AppleInsider was there and offers notes of interest from the proceedings.

Apple issues fourth beta of tvOS 10.2 for developers with accelerated scrolling, VideoToolbox

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Apple on Tuesday released a fourth developer beta of tvOS 10.2, an update for the fourth-generation Apple TV that should mostly add minor feature enhancements.

How to use MyFitnessPal on your iPhone to track calories and eat better

Tuesday February 28, 2017

While there are subtleties involved like protein and carb intake, ultimately, losing fat or gaining muscle comes down to one thing: calories in versus calories out. MyFitnessPal for the iPhone is one of the most popular tools for managing this, and here's how to use it.

Patent owner infographic shows contrast between Apple, Google inventor's cultures

Tuesday February 28, 2017

A pair of visualizations comparing Apple's and Google's "innovation signatures" shows the difference in corporate cultures between the two giants, but doesn't tell the entire tale.

Apple granted patent for fingerprint recognition using entire iPhone display

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Rumors that Apple is considering a future without a physical home button on its iPhones have been bolstered by a patent granted to the company on Tuesday -- one that could allow users to authenticate their fingerprint by touching anywhere on the screen.

Calling augmented reality 'the next major innovation from Apple,' UBS raises price target to $151

Tuesday February 28, 2017

Expectations are growing that augmented reality could play a key role in Apple's "iPhone 8" and beyond, prompting investment firm UBS to increase its price target for shares of the company on Tuesday.

Supply constraints will limit OLED to just 'iPhone 8,' benefitting Apple in long run - report

Tuesday February 28, 2017

A new analyst report sheds some doubt on the "super cycle" concept because of a probable limit in OLED screen supply, suggesting that the pent-up demand for a revolutionary iPhone incorporating the flexible screens will only be sated after a few years -- which will boost AAPL over the long term.

Korean prosecutors charge Samsung head, other execs with bribery & embezzlement

Tuesday February 28, 2017

South Korea prosecutors on Tuesday indicted the acting head of the Samsung Group -- Jay Y. Lee -- for bribery and embezzlement, leveling similar charges at four other executives as well in the influence scandal surrounding Korean President Park Geun-hye and her friend, Choi Soon-sil.