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Emergency crews respond to 'large fire' at Apple complex in Mesa, Ariz. [u]

05/26/2015, 03:05 pm

Emergency responders coped with a "large fire" at Apple's complex in Mesa, Ariz., on Tuesday afternoon, putting out the blaze in 35 minutes, a local TV station said. [updated]

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Charter confirms Time Warner Cable takeover in deal worth $55.33 billion

05/26/2015, 09:05 am

Charter Communications on Tuesday confirmed plans to buy fellow cable operator Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion, as well as smaller cable outfit Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion.

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Apple's multitouch 'fusion keyboard' invention with multitouch keys could replace touchpads

05/26/2015, 04:05 am

Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent describing a dual-purpose keyboard that sports touch sensors overlaid atop mechanical keys depressible to two more levels, affording users both multitouch gesture control and conventional keystroke entry without having to remove their hands from the device.

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Apple's Jony Ive promoted to Chief Design Officer

05/25/2015, 05:05 pm

Longtime Apple designer Jony Ive has been promoted from SVP of Design to a new position called Chief Design Officer, which will see the star designer relinquish day-to-day oversight of industrial design and user interface operations to take on a wider array of projects.

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Charter said to be nearing $55B deal to buy Time Warner Cable

05/25/2015, 03:05 pm

Charter Communications is on the verge of buying out rival Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal worth approximately $55.1 billion, a report said on Monday.

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Rumor: Microsoft interested in acquiring BlackBerry

05/25/2015, 12:05 pm

Microsoft is rumored to be talking with investment firms about the prospect of buying out Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry, likely motivated by a desire to deepen its foray into the mobile enterprise and gain access to BlackBerry's patent trove.

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National Security Agency's bulk phone metadata collection program to sunset on June 1

05/25/2015, 10:05 am

The Obama administration has decided not to ask a secret court for a 90-day extension of Section 215 in the Patriot Act, effectively putting end to the authorized bulk collection of U.S. phone metadata by the National Security Agency.

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This week on AppleInsider: New Macs, Apple Watch update, TV plans & more

05/23/2015, 01:05 am

Perhaps the most significant Apple-related event this week was the launch of a refreshed 15-inch MacBook Pro, but the company also released its first firmware update for the Apple Watch, and saw its takeover of GPS firm Coherent Navigation made public.

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Apple bolsters Maps with more business listings data providers

05/22/2015, 11:05 pm

As part of ongoing upgrades to its in-house mapping service, Apple on Friday added a handful of entries to its rolling list of providers that supply the company with maps data, business listings and satellite imagery.

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Apple attends 'spy summit' to discuss data privacy, mass surveillance issues

05/22/2015, 06:05 pm

Apple was on the list of attendees at a secretive three-day conference last week, where heads of intelligence agencies from around the world met with private sector tech companies, security experts and journalists to discuss the ramifications of data privacy on state protection.

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AppleInsider podcast discusses new Macs, Apple Watch update & Wall Street analysts

05/22/2015, 08:05 am

This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast features Neil Hughes and Shane Cole as we discuss the latest iMac, MacBook Pro, and Apple Watch news. Also, Neil has a word to say on Wall Street analysts.

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Rumor: Delayed Kanye West album could debut on Apple's streaming music service

05/21/2015, 08:05 pm

A tenuous rumor on Thursday claims there might be a connection between Apple's unannounced streaming music service and the release of a long-delayed album from Kanye West, who recently signed a partnership deal with competitor Tidal.

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Regent Street Apple Store to undergo major renovations for more light, street visibility

05/21/2015, 04:05 pm

Apple is planning a major renovation of its flagship Regent Street store in London, one which will radically impact the interior and exterior appearance of the building.

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Apple's iCloud experiences hours-long global outage and service slowdowns [u]

05/21/2015, 07:05 am

Apple's iCloud took a hit late Wednesday night as users from around the world experienced trouble with multiple services due to an unknown issue, ultimately resolved some seven hours later.

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Apple invents adaptive eye-tracking 3D display, highly portable cellular hotspot

05/21/2015, 06:05 am

A pair of Apple patent applications published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday describe a display capable of displaying 2D and 3D images at the same time and a portable cellular hotpot with a unique cylindrical design.

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Uber poaches Apple legal counsel to work on privacy issues

05/20/2015, 07:05 pm

Popular connected transportation service Uber has hired away Apple lawyer Sabrina Ross to work on an internal team focusing on privacy law, according to a report on Wednesday.

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Demolition making way for new Apple Campus 2, Phase 2 buildings, aerial footage shows

05/20/2015, 05:05 pm

Phase two of Apple's ambitious Campus 2 construction project is now underway as obsolete buildings have been demolished over the past weeks to make way for new testing workshops and facilities for research and development.

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Wanting for real estate, Apple may undertake 'major expansion' in San Jose - report

05/20/2015, 12:05 pm

With a rapidly-expanding workforce and a shortage of options in the city of Cupertino, Calif., Apple is reportedly considering a "major expansion" of its corporate office and research and development facilities to neighboring San Jose.

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Apple starts advertising Watch as part of connected iOS, Mac ecosystem

05/20/2015, 01:05 am

Apple updated its online storefront on Tuesday with fresh imagery and text touting so-called Continuity features that interconnect iOS, Mac and now Apple Watch devices.

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Apple to hire up to 500 more workers for Mesa, Ariz. 'global command center'

05/19/2015, 06:05 pm

Months after Apple announced plans to build a "global command center" on the site of its failed sapphire production facility in Mesa, Ariz., a report on Tuesday says the company is looking to hire up to 500 extra workers to complete and maintain the project.

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