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AppleInsider podcast goes hands-on with iPhone 6s, talks 3D Touch, music subscriptions, more

10/02/2015, 08:10 am

On this week's AppleInsider podcast, Dan talks about his final review unit of the iPhone 6s, Mikey has three new iPhones, and we talk 3D Touch, El Capitan, whether or not to subscribe to Apple Music, and Aaron Sorkin's tiff with Tim Cook.


Tim Cook to receive Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award for LGBT efforts

10/01/2015, 10:10 pm

The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that it will present Apple CEO Tim Cook with the Visibility Award at its 19th annual National Dinner next month, an event honoring high-profile public figures who fight for LGBT equality.


Tim Cook meets with NPR to discuss data privacy, government back doors, taxes and more

10/01/2015, 07:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his media tour on Thursday by participating in a short interview featured on NPR's "All Things Considered," where he discussed the importance of consumer data protection and implications of America's tax code.


Apple relies less on stock compensation than rivals to attract employees

10/01/2015, 07:10 pm

Stock compensation expenses are growing at Apple, even though newer companies like Twitter and Facebook are spending far more on them proportionately, a report noted on Thursday.


Apple reportedly closes deal on huge Sunnyvale campus

10/01/2015, 06:10 pm

Apple has reportedly signed a lease for a 770,000-square-foot campus to be built in Sunnyvale, Calif., a stone's throw away from its Campus 2 "spaceship" currently under construction in Cupertino, expanding the company's already substantial presence in the area.


Rumor: 'AirPods' trademark filings point to Apple wireless headphones

10/01/2015, 05:10 pm

Multiple international trademark applications for an "AIRPODS" audio accessory, filed by what appears to be a shell company, suggest Apple might be working to bring a wireless version of its EarPods headphones to market.


Defense bill passed by US House could allow easier contracts with tech firms like Apple

10/01/2015, 04:10 pm

Major high-tech corporations like Apple could potentially reap new and easier military contracts under a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.


Apple adds former Boeing CFO James Bell to its board of directors

10/01/2015, 10:10 am

Apple on Thursday announced a new addition to its board of directors: former chief financial officer and interim CEO of The Boeing Company.


Apple invents ring-style wearable device with voice control, haptics, cameras and more

10/01/2015, 04:10 am

It seems rumors that claimed Apple conducted research into an "iRing" wearable product were based in reality, as a new patent application reveals work on a finger-mounted device stuffed with microphones, motion sensors, a haptic feedback system, biometric sensors, cameras and even a small display.


Google, Microsoft agree to end years-long patent war

09/30/2015, 09:09 pm

Google and Microsoft have agreed to settle an ongoing patent feud concerning communications and video technology, bringing an end to about 20 lawsuits lodged in the U.S. and Germany, the companies said Wednesday.


City of Westminster gives go-ahead to revamp 'tired and outdated' Regent Street Apple Store

09/30/2015, 09:09 am

Apple's plans to renovate its Regent Street store in London have been given government approval, paving the way for the popular retail outlet's facade and "tired and outdated" interior to be overhauled in a big way.


Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks debut in China

09/29/2015, 09:09 pm

Apple announced a major expansion to its digital content offerings on Wednesday local China time as the company introduced the huge Asian market to Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks services.


Apple's enterprise business made $25B in past 12 months, Tim Cook says

09/29/2015, 07:09 pm

During an interview at the BoxWorks 2015 conference on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed enterprise sales generated $25 billion over the past 12 months, or roughly 14 percent of the company's revenue for the trailing year.


Apple buys nearly 200 acres of land for Oregon data center expansion

09/29/2015, 05:09 pm

In line with rumors earlier this year, Apple last Friday closed on a $3.6 million purchase of nearly 200 acres of land in Prineville, Ore., a land grab that could double the size of existing iCloud data center operations in the region.


Google unveils new Nexus phones, Chromecasts, Pixel C tablet & more

09/29/2015, 04:09 pm

At a Tuesday press event, Apple rival Google announced a wide slate of new hardware including two new Nexus phones, new Chromecasts, and the Pixel C Android tablet.


Apple imagines animated 3D Maps with rippling water, realtime reflections

09/29/2015, 03:09 am

Apple Maps might reach a new level of immersion if Apple opts to integrate newly patented technology that animates water, foliage and other dynamic objects based on touch, motion and sound.


Week in review video: iPhones launch, lifesaving Apple Watch, iPhone 6s drop test & more

09/28/2015, 09:09 pm

Each Monday AppleInsider packs all the Apple news you need to know into a fast-paced, 120-second show. Tune in to catch up on hot stories, weekend developments and exclusive features you'll be talking about around the water cooler.


Apple, Samsung agree to mediate California patent dispute

09/28/2015, 07:09 pm

In a joint statement filed to a California district court on Monday, Apple and Samsung announced an agreement to participate in court-supervised mediation of their years-long patent dispute.


GoPro launches $200 Hero+ camera, cuts price of Hero4 Session by $100

09/28/2015, 02:09 pm

GoPro on Monday revealed a new, lower-cost action camera known as the Hero+, and simultaneously reduced the price of the compact Hero4 Session to $300.


Indian PM invites Apple's Tim Cook to manufacture locally, talks Apple Pay, partnerships

09/28/2015, 01:09 pm

During a recent meeting, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly invited Apple CEO Tim Cook to set up local manufacturing in his country, while also bringing up other topics like Apple Pay.