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Apple's Craig Federighi talks Hour of Code, dismisses findings on value of educational tech spending

12/07/2015, 10:12 am

Apple's senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, promoted the company's participation in Code.org's annual Hour of Code events in a Monday interview, while downplaying suggestions that school spending on technology hasn't provided any meaningful advantages over regular education.

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Ginza Apple Store calls off promotional event in wake of bomb threat

12/07/2015, 08:12 am

The Ginza Apple Store in Tokyo was forced to cancel an event on Sunday following the delivery of an anonymous letter, which threatened a bombing unless the event was called off.

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Apple to host free 'Hour of Code' workshops for kids on Dec. 10, connected events Dec. 7-12

12/02/2015, 11:12 am

Apple is once again participating in Code.org's annual "Hour of Code" efforts, and will host an hour-long intro to computer programming for kids at Apple Stores this Dec. 10.

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Apple approved Microsoft filming new holiday-themed ad outside iconic NYC Fifth Ave cube

12/01/2015, 03:12 pm

Apple's most famous retail destination is the subject of a new, unifying ad from rival Microsoft, bringing employees from both companies together in the spirit of the holiday season -- and also bringing executives to sign off on the production behind the scenes.

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Apple Store logos turn red to mark World AIDS Day, (Product)Red donations top $100M

12/01/2015, 11:12 am

Maintaining a four-year-old tradition, Apple has changed the logos outside of a number of its retail stores from white to red in order to signal World AIDS Day, simultaneously announcing that its (Product)Red donations have topped $100 million.

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Leaked screenshots show glimpse of Apple troubleshooting app for iOS

11/20/2015, 01:11 pm

Apple is working on an iOS app intended to funnel people through the support process faster, as well as address a lot of questions without phone calls or looking it up on the company's website, it was revealed on Friday.

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Personal Pickup comes to UK Apple Stores in continuing expansion

11/20/2015, 09:11 am

Apple on Friday brought Personal Pickup to shoppers in the United Kingdom, allowing them to buy products online but pick them up at their closest Apple Store on the same day.

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Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock now on sale at Apple Stores for $79 [u]

11/18/2015, 09:11 am

Having only been leaked a day prior, the official Magnetic Charging Dock for the Apple Watch was already on sale at some Apple Stores on Wednesday, and has now arrived at the U.S. online store. [Updated with pricing]

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Apple Store brings same-day Postmates deliveries to Manhattan

11/17/2015, 03:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its online store to allow same-day deliveries in Manhattan, offered through its partner for the service, Postmates.

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Pryme Vessyl, an iOS-compatible hydration tracking smart cup, launches in Apple stores

11/17/2015, 02:11 pm

Hardware startup Mark One, the company behind the Vessyl intelligent cup that debuted for presale last year, launched a new device on Tuesday called the Pryme Vessyl, which automatically tracks users' water consumption habits and incorporates them into a customized schedule.

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Apple forges deal to run all Singapore operations on solar power, confirms first local Apple Store

11/15/2015, 11:11 pm

Apple on Sunday announced a deal that will see its Singapore operations fully powered by solar energy, expanding on similar efforts in countries like the U.S. and China, and also confirmed an upcoming local Apple Store that will be the first in Southeast Asia.

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Tim Cook responds to 'unacceptable' Apple Store racism incident, says it 'does not represent our values'

11/13/2015, 03:11 pm

Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Friday told employees that the incident at an Australian Apple Store earlier this week -- in which a group of black students was asked to leave for fear that they might be thieves -- calling the situation "unacceptable."

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Apple details 'magic' gesture-controlled store tables in new filing

11/12/2015, 10:11 am

Apple recently began equipping its retail stores with advanced tables that allow hidden power and data ports to be exposed with a simple hand gesture, and a new patent filing details the technology behind it, as well as other potential future implementations.

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Apple Store employees allegedly profile black students as potential thieves

11/12/2015, 09:11 am

A group of black high school students were asked to leave an Apple Store in Australia after security became concerned that they "might steal something," prompting the store manager to issue an apology.

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Apple's iPad Pro available to order Wednesday, delivers later this week

11/09/2015, 08:11 am

Apple on Monday announced that its new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will officially go on sale on Wednesday, allowing early adopters to get their hands on the jumbo-sized tablet later this week.

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Personal Pickup coming soon to international Apple Stores, report says

11/02/2015, 04:11 pm

Apple might be on the verge of expanding Personal Pickup to a number of countries outside the U.S., finally allowing people in those regions to shop online but claim their purchases at a local Apple Store.

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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to speak at Bloomberg Year Ahead Summit next week

11/02/2015, 01:11 pm

Apple's senior VP of Retail and Online Stores, Angela Ahrendts, will be a centerpiece speaker at next week's Year Ahead Summit hosted by Bloomberg, according to an official announcement.

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Fourth-gen Apple TV now available for in-store pickup at Apple Stores, Best Buy

10/30/2015, 11:10 am

The new Apple TV is available for in-store pickup on Friday not only at Apple Stores, but also for some Best Buy shoppers, who previously didn't expect to have any pickups until next week.

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Grammy winning singer Adele's talent agency pitches Apple on $30M tour sponsorship

10/29/2015, 11:10 am

The agency representing British singer Adele, William Morris Endeavor, is repotedly pitching Apple on a $30 million tour sponsorship deal, although it may be contingent on Apple Stores stocking physical copies of Adele's latest album.

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iPhone Upgrade Program could eventually open up beyond Apple Stores, Tim Cook says

10/28/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple would eventually like to expand its new iPhone Upgrade Program so that shoppers can sign up for it without having to come into an Apple Store, Chief Executive Tim Cook said this week.

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