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Over 10K participants sign up for Stanford medical trial after ResearchKit debut

03/11/2015, 11:03 am

The number of participants in a Stanford University cardiovascular study conducted using Apple's new ResearchKit medical research platform ballooned to more than 10,000 overnight, researchers say, after the trial was featured on stage during Apple's "Spring Forward" event earlier this week.

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Apple adds 14 new merchants to Apple Pay website including Jamba Juice and Office Max

03/10/2015, 10:03 pm

Following big MacBook and Apple Watch announcements at Monday's "Spring Forward" event, Apple updated its running list of merchants that support Apple Pay to include 14 new stores.

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CIA has waged 'secret campaign' to crack Apple's iOS security - report

03/10/2015, 07:03 am

Classified documents released by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal that the Central Intelligence Agency has been engaged in a multi-year coordinated effort to crack the security of Apple's iOS platform, which powers and protects the iPhone and iPad.

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Apple Pay to land in Marriott hotels this summer, Etsy iOS app soon

03/09/2015, 06:03 pm

Adding to Apple Pay's expanding footprint, Marriott and Etsy announced separately that they will offer physical and digital support for Apple's payments service in the coming weeks.

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First look: Apple Watch companion app debuts in iOS 8.2 with unique camera pairing method

03/09/2015, 05:03 pm

With the release of iOS 8.2 on Monday, countless iPhones have been upgraded with compatibility for the forthcoming Apple Watch. Here's a closer look at the new Apple Watch companion app.

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Apple to release iOS 8.2 with Apple Watch support on Monday [update: available]

03/09/2015, 02:03 pm

During its "Spring Forward" event on Monday, the company announced upcoming availability for iOS 8.2, which will introduce support for Apple Watch.

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Apple's CarPlay supported by all 'major' manufacturers, coming to 40 new car models this year

03/09/2015, 01:03 pm

Apple on Monday announced its iOS-based infotainment system CarPlay will be incorporated into 40 new car models made by major automotive manufacturers in 2015, expanding the nascent platform's footprint.

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Apple announces ResearchKit for medical researchers, tapping into iPhone & HealthKit

03/09/2015, 01:03 pm

Medical researchers will be able to leverage the power of 700 million iPhone users around the world, creating apps to help study and cure diseases thanks to Apple's new ResearchKit developer tools.

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Apple targeting independent merchants for Apple Pay, adds new FAQ and telephone support

03/09/2015, 10:03 am

As Apple seeks to expand the network of businesses that accept Apple Pay, recent updates to the company's marketing collateral for the mobile payment system have begun to focus on recruiting independent merchants, answering a number of frequently-asked questions and offering a telephone support hotline.

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Amazon Game Studios announces plans to bring four games to Apple's iOS

03/06/2015, 01:03 pm

Amazon Game Studios has revealed plans to publish four more games for iOS, including two new titles -- Lost Within and Til Morning's Light -- along with two older ones, To-Fu Fury and Tales From Deep Space.

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Apple Pay fraud stems from retailer data breaches, Apple Store purchases account for 80% of unauthorized buys

03/05/2015, 08:03 pm

According to a report on Thursday, fraudsters are using credit card information gleaned from recent high-profile retail chain data to create Apple Pay accounts, while Apple Stores themselves account for 80 percent of unauthorized transactions.

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Gmail gets share sheet functions, Foursquare saves favorite places, Imgur overhauls design

03/05/2015, 02:03 pm

Several important updates have been released at the iOS App Store, bringing share sheet functions to Gmail, a Saved Places tab to Foursquare, and a complete redesign of Imgur's official iPhone app.

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Disney's 'Show Your Disney Side' app for iPhone transforms you into your favorite character

03/05/2015, 01:03 pm

Disney's new theme park-connected "Show Your Disney Side" app for iPhone lets users shoot a selfie and merge it with a famous character from one of the company's movies or attractions, such as Frozen, Star Tours, Pirates of the Caribbean, or the Haunted Mansion.

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Rumor: Apple could launch iOS 8.2 next week, will expand capabilities of Health app

03/05/2015, 11:03 am

The release of iOS 8.2 remains imminent, and could debut as soon as Apple's "Spring Forward" event next Monday, bringing a number of improvements to the iPhone's health app, along with the usual stability improvements and bug fixes.

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Google reportedly looking to bring Android Wear support to iOS

03/04/2015, 12:03 am

Google is allegedly developing an Android Wear app for iOS, a move that would expand support for the wearables platform beyond Android handsets and enable iPhone and iPad owners to use products like the Moto 360 and the LG G Watch.

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Credit unions lead new round of 18 Apple Pay additions

03/03/2015, 05:03 pm

Apple continues to forge forward in expanding card support for its fledgling Apple Pay service and on Tuesday added 18 new credit unions and banks to the list of participating issuers.

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New SSL/TLS flaw leaves Safari vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attack, Apple promises fix

03/03/2015, 03:03 pm

A newly-discovered flaw in some implementations of cryptographic protocols SSL and TLS -- including those used by Apple's Safari and Google's Android AOSP browsers -- could allow an attacker to force clients to use older, weaker encryption that would make it significantly easier to intercept secure communications.

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BitTorrent Sync gains new look, Mint for iOS picks up bill reminders, Sonos adds simpler Room access

03/03/2015, 02:03 pm

A trio of important app updates were released onto the iOS App Store Wednesday, adding a new Pro service for BitTorrent's Sync file sharing, interface refinements for Sonos Controller on iOS, and bill reminders for Intuit's iOS budget tracker, Mint.

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SXSW festival to use more than 1,000 Apple iBeacons for location-based alerts, meetups

03/03/2015, 11:03 am

This year's SXSW festival in Austin, Tex., will feature more than a thousand iBeacon transmitters onsite, allowing attendees to receive timely, location-specific messages and the ability to connect with others.

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Banks 'scrambling' to combat Apple Pay identity fraud - report

03/02/2015, 02:03 pm

Apple Pay has proven to be a venue of convenience for criminals focusing on identity fraud, a new report suggests, with many fraudsters taking advantage of lax customer verification controls put in place by Apple's partner banks to make brick-and-mortar purchases using stolen credit cards via the growing mobile payment service.

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