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Why you shouldn't worry about radiation from your Wi-Fi router or iPhone

05/21/2018, 02:05 pm

There's a lot of bad "science" floating around about radio frequency and electromagnetic field exposure from Wi-Fi routers and the wireless network that your iPhone accesses. AppleInsider delves into the subject, and the actual science behind it.

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Ossic bails on $3.2 million Kickstarter and Indiegogo '3D headset' project [u]

05/21/2018, 01:05 pm

A maker of unreleased 3D-sensing headphones, Ossic, is shutting down and leaving thousands of Kickstarter and Indiegogo backers in the lurch.

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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama sign programming deal with Netflix

05/21/2018, 12:05 pm

Former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to produce films and series for Netflix, apparently denying Apple the opportunity.

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Apple dips one spot to #4 in 2018 Fortune 500 rankings, leads in profits

05/21/2018, 10:05 am

Even with continued growth, Apple has slipped to fourth place in this year's Fortune 500 chart, which ranks the biggest U.S.-based corporations in terms of revenue.

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CallKit iPhone apps pulled from Chinese App Store amid new government crackdown

05/21/2018, 08:05 am

Apple is starting to remove apps from the App Store in China that integrate with CallKit, in response to moves by the country's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology to enforce cybersecurity regulations.

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App Roundup: Fortnite for iOS, Tweetbot 3 for macOS, WhatsApp, eBay, more!

05/19/2018, 08:05 am

New apps and updates to existing software appear in the App Store and other digital marketplaces all the time, and sometimes there's simply too many to track. AppleInsider has collected together some of the main macOS and iOS software updates and new additions that have arrived in the last week.

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Apple and Samsung rest cases patent damages trial, jury to decide on Monday

05/19/2018, 02:05 am

Lawyers in the -- maybe -- final Apple v. Samsung trial presented their respective closing arguments on Friday, with Apple fighting to persuade jurors that Samsung's infringement of two utility and three design patents is worth more than $1 billion. Samsung argues it should pay $28 million, at most.

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This week on AI: Apple v. Samsung returns, six-month iPhone X review, Irish tax bill payouts & more

05/19/2018, 12:05 am

Apple's legal battles with Samsung and the European Union roared back to life this week. The company also hit a new milestone with Apple Music, and we took a second look at the iPhone X -- a gamble on the future of smartphones.

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Apple restarts Barclays, PayPal Credit financing options in the UK

05/18/2018, 08:05 pm

Apple this week reinstated product financing alternatives, as well as an informational webpage detailing such purchases, for UK customers shopping on the company's online storefront after the options were made temporarily unavailable.

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Tidal looking into possible data breach as it denies inflating Beyonce & Kanye West streams

05/18/2018, 12:05 pm

Troubled music service Tidal is hiring a third-party security firm to investigate a possible data breach, amid accusations it inflated streaming figures for albums by Beyonce and Kanye West.

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Apple makes first payment of $15.3B disputed Irish tax bill to escrow account

05/18/2018, 11:05 am

Apple has started to pay off its $15.3 billion tax bill to Ireland, the country's Finance Minister has confirmed, transferring the first $1.76 billion payment to an escrow account.

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Apple HomePod competitor Sonos lays off 96 employees ahead of expected IPO

05/18/2018, 12:05 am

Wireless speaker manufacturer Sonos on Thursday revealed plans to cut 96 employees from its workforce in a bid to boost profitability, a move that comes just ahead of an expected initial public offering said to be valued in the billions.

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Apple must fight $15.3B EU tax bill without US government help, court says

05/17/2018, 04:05 pm

On Thursday, the European Union Court of Justice blocked U.S. efforts to side with Apple in the appeal of a $15.3 billion tax bill, which the European Commission first ordered Ireland to collect in August 2016.

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Apple sold about 600,000 HomePods in the first quarter

05/17/2018, 03:05 pm

Apple may have shipped just 600,000 HomePods during the March quarter, according to an estimate published on Thursday, giving it 6 percent of the fledgling smart speaker market.

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Intel's first 10nm 'Cannon Lake' processor with 32GB LPDDR4 RAM support ships

05/17/2018, 09:05 am

Details about the capabilities of Intel's "Cannon Lake" processors have finally surfaced, and the chip family will ultimately allow Apple to add a 32-gigabyte RAM option to its MacBook and MacBook Pro lines.

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Apple's accessibility focus in iPhone, iPad, Mac highlighted for Global Accessibility Awareness Day

05/17/2018, 09:05 am

Apple temporarily switched the focus of its website on Thursday, highlighting Global Accessibility Awareness Day and celebrating enabling features in its products.

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Apple's North Carolina 'Triangle' campus a 'done deal' if legislation passes

05/17/2018, 08:05 am

Apple's plan to set up a new campus in North Carolina's "Research Triangle" could be announced as early as June, with Republican legislators reportedly close to passing a financial incentives package granting benefits to the iPhone producer.

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YouTube Music subscription service arrives next week as Google puts its content ducks in a row

05/17/2018, 04:05 am

Google plans to roll out a major transformation of its subscriber content model next week with the relaunch of YouTube Music, a service designed to take on streaming providers Apple Music and Spotify, and the replacement of YouTube Red with YouTube Premium.

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Huawei beats Apple in China-focused corporate reputation survey

05/17/2018, 02:05 am

An annual study released by the Reputation Institute on Thursday claims Apple's stature in China in slumping, with the iPhone maker falling behind a number of U.S.-based multinational tech companies and local telecommunications giant Huawei.

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Apple Music rival Tidal accused of late royalty payments, inflating listener numbers

05/16/2018, 05:05 pm

Streaming music service Tidal is facing a raft of allegations about its business practices, including charges of late royalty payments, and artificially inflating the numbers for two of its biggest hits by Beyonce and Kanye West.

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