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2015

Fiat CEO meets with Tim Cook, says Apple planning automotive 'intervention'

Sunday May 10, 2015

Following a recent trip to California, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said he met with Apple's Tim Cook to discuss the tech giant's "intervention in the car," suggesting Cupertino is continuing work on new automotive technologies.

Killer Deal: Get a Free Apple TV and up to $469 off all 21- & 27-inch iMacs with Apple Care

Saturday May 09, 2015

AppleInsider and Apple Authorized Reseller Adorama have teamed up this week to give away a Free Apple TV and instant discounts of $119 to $469 on nearly 90 different 21- and 27-inch iMac configurations with AppleCare extended protection, all of which also ship free with no sales tax collected in 48 states.

Inside Apple Inc in Switzerland: No Watch yet, but Apple Pay unofficially working, strong demand for products

Saturday May 09, 2015

Switzerland is an affluent country with lots of people who value high quality products and new technology, making it a potential hotspot for Apple Watch--at least once the new product is officially launched in the country, known for its breathtaking mountains and equally breathtaking consumer prices.

This week in AppleInsider: 12.9" iPad Pro details, Beats Music woes, AppleBot & more

Saturday May 09, 2015

This week saw a number of details emerge about Apple's plans for a 12.9-inch iPad, a new Apple TV, and Web search. The company's efforts to relaunch Beats Music appeared to be running into roadblocks however, with word of incomplete deals, and even probes by two U.S. government agencies.

SEGA to withdraw older, substandard iOS games in spring cleaning

Friday May 08, 2015

Japanese games maker SEGA on Friday said it will soon cull a number of back catalog titles from Apple's iOS App Store in an effort to maintain a level of consistency across its software lineup.

Apple seeds Xcode 6.3.2 gold master to developers

Friday May 08, 2015

Apple on Friday released a golden master candidate for Xcode 6.3.2, brings a number of bug fixes and backend improvements to its coding tool for Mac and iOS developers.

As Swiss watchmakers dismiss Apple Watch threat, Swiss National Bank increased its Apple holdings by 60%

Friday May 08, 2015

Over the first calendar quarter of 2015, the Swiss National Bank increased its holding of Apple stock by 60 percent to 8.90 million shares, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Apple sends out notifications to WWDC 2015 scholarship winners

Friday May 08, 2015

Apple on Friday began sending out scholarship notifications for the 2015 Worldwide Developers Conference, giving lucky winners a chance to get into the event without paying the standard $1,599 ticket price.

Bidding intensifies for Nokia's Here maps as Uber offers $3B

Friday May 08, 2015

Whether or not Apple is still in the running to buy Nokia's Here, the digital mapping service will likely sell for more than $3 billion thanks to a bid made by transportation service Uber.

Apple Inc. shares approach ex-dividend as it gears up to distribute $2.7 billion to shareholders

Friday May 08, 2015

On May 14, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.52 per share, but investors must have settled ownership of the company's stock by Monday, May 11, in order to qualify.

Apple to give the first hit free with its new streaming service - report

Friday May 08, 2015

Apple is reportedly planning to entice consumers to sign up for its new streaming music service by offering a number of try-before-you-buy options, including a lengthy trial period and revamped iTunes Radio stations.

Nike CEO 'excited about the potential' of Apple tie-up, promises more to come

Friday May 08, 2015

The long-standing partnership between Nike and Apple has been beneficial for both companies, and Nike's chief executive hinted on Friday that additional projects were in the works even as Apple encroaches on Nike's territory.

Nintendo plans to release 5 smartphone games within next two years

Friday May 08, 2015

Legendary video game maker Nintendo plans to take a "less is more" approach with its entrance into the smartphone gaming market, revealing this week that it only plans to release a handful of games within the next few years.

iPhone share of US market grows to 42.6% in March quarter

Friday May 08, 2015

Apple slightly increased its lead as the most popular smartphone maker in the U.S. during the March quarter, while Samsung and Motorola lost ground, according to new data published on Friday.

Ericsson turns patent royalty spat with Apple into an international incident

Friday May 08, 2015

Months after taking Apple to court in the U.S., Swedish telecom giant Ericsson has filed separate but related lawsuits in the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands accusing Apple of using Ericsson patents without a legitimate license.

AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple Watch sales in Europe, 'iPad Pro,' plus special guests

Friday May 08, 2015

This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast features Daniel Eran Dilger sharing his experiences from Colette, one of the few fashion boutiques selling Apple Watches. We also discuss the latest 'iPad Pro' rumors, and special guests tech journalist Georgia Dow and Dell UX designer Jim Young join us for a talk on the Apple Watch.

LifeMap Solutions reports success in post to Apple's ResearchKit blog

Thursday May 07, 2015

In the first third-party post to Apple's ResearchKit blog, mobile health provider LifeMap Solutions reports seeing high rates of consent and participation due in large part to iOS and iPhone app "stickiness."

Fitbit files for $100 million IPO, warns of Apple Watch competition

Thursday May 07, 2015

San Francisco-based fitness tracking device maker Fitbit on Thursday announced it is preparing for an initial public offering that it hopes will raise at least $100 million.

Apple Watch's heart rate sensor on par with Mio's dedicated Alpha monitor

Thursday May 07, 2015

The heart rate sensor in the Apple Watch is nearly on par with Mio's Alpha, a popular dedicated heart rate tracker also worn on the wrist, a new comparison of the two devices has found.

Apple cash reserves greater than those held by most US industries combined

Thursday May 07, 2015

The $178 billion in cash reserves Apple held at the end of 2014 was more than aggregate of every other non-financial U.S. industry sector, excluding the technology and medical industries, according to a Moody's Investors Service study released on Thursday.