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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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Strengthening dollar prompts Apple to increase prices in Europe, Canada

05/19/2015, 03:05 pm

Apple raised prices in a number of overseas markets on Tuesday, a move precipitated by the U.S. dollar's continued rebound and designed to minimize the effect of foreign exchange headwinds.

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FTC sides with Apple, other parties concerned with privacy of RadioShack customer data

05/19/2015, 12:05 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has intervened in the bankruptcy court dispute over the sale of RadioShack customer data, spelling out conditions it feels are needed to protect personal privacy.

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Apple re-ups digital maps pact with TomTom

05/19/2015, 11:05 am

Apple will continue to work with TomTom on mapping data, the Dutch firm revealed on Tuesday, extending one of the oldest and most important partnerships in Apple's expanding navigation and mapping efforts.

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Apple, other tech companies ask Obama to reject proposals for software backdoors

05/19/2015, 12:05 am

In a letter to be delivered to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, Apple is among a group of signatories requesting the White House reject incoming government proposals that would modify current policies to allow law enforcement access to encrypted user data.

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How Coherent Navigation can help Apple with location technology and talent

05/18/2015, 02:05 pm

Apple's recent acquisition of Coherent Navigation, a California firm that worked on high-precision satellite navigation projects for the likes of the U.S. Navy, might at first seem a bit outside of the iPhone maker's wheelhouse.But a closer look reveals what could, in fact, be an excellent match.

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Google Search designer Jon Wiley moves to lead role on virtual reality tech

05/18/2015, 01:05 pm

The lead designer on Google Search has taken up a new position as the lead designer on Cardboard, the company's low-cost, smartphone-based virtual reality headset project.

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Apple tops tech rivals in sales, profits & assets for first time in Forbes Global 2000

05/18/2015, 11:05 am

For the first time, Apple is now the world's biggest technology corporation not just in terms of market capitalization, but also in sales, profits and assets, according to new rankings published on Monday.

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Appeals court finds Samsung violated Apple's design patents, but not trade dress

05/18/2015, 09:05 am

An appeals court ruled on Monday that Samsung's $930 million penalty, stemming from its patent infringement suit with Apple, must be adjusted, in a mixed courtroom outcome for the iPhone maker.

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Apple's 50,000-square-foot retail store in Dubai to open in August

05/18/2015, 08:05 am

Apple's largest retail store yet, and its first in the Middle East, is on track to open in Dubai's Mall of the Emirates this summer, a new report reveals.

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Apple's Cook references Steve Jobs, morals in commencement address

05/17/2015, 10:05 pm

During his commencement address at George Washington University on Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduates to follow their own North Star, saying there need not be a choice between "doing good and doing well."

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First 'Steve Jobs' teaser trailer shows Michael Fassbender as late tech guru

05/17/2015, 08:05 pm

Universal Studios released the first teaser trailer for Danny Boyle's highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic on Sunday, offering a glimpse at what to expect from the film and Michael Fassbender, who plays the late Apple cofounder.

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This week on AppleInsider: 'iPhone 6s' details, streaming music plans, HomeKit hardware in June

05/16/2015, 06:05 am

A relatively quiet week nevertheless witnessed some of the first detailed specs for the next-generation iPhone, as well as more news on Apple's plans for the Beats Music relaunch, and the first generation of HomeKit devices.

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