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Apple's Tim Cook accepts Visibility Award at Human Rights Campaign dinner

10/04/2015, 07:10 pm

In accepting his Visibility Award at a Human Rights Campaign dinner on Saturday night, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about his coming out as gay and argued that there are still obstacles to LGBT acceptance even if much progress has been made.


Talent behind 'Steve Jobs' didn't worry about looking like or appeasing their real-life counterparts

10/04/2015, 04:10 pm

The actors who bring the film "Steve Jobs" to life went to great lengths to get to personally know the real-life people they were portraying. But in the end, they weren't worried about closely matching their physical appearance, or even making them happy about how they were depicted.


Review: 'Steve Jobs' an electric depiction of Apple's enigmatic founder

10/03/2015, 07:10 pm

A humanizing, honest and emotional portrayal of the complex man who cofounded Apple, "Steve Jobs" is a deeply satisfying film grounded by sharp dialogue and a stellar cast. AppleInsider had a chance to view the film in New York on Saturday, and also to participate participate in a Q&A with the talent behind the production.


This week on AppleInsider: 13 million iPhones, OS X El Capitan, Bell on board & more

10/03/2015, 01:10 pm

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus continued to play an important part in this week's news -- and AppleInsider had a chance to review the devices -- but the Mac had a brief moment to shine with the launch of OS X El Capitan, and Apple made a rare addition to its board of directors.


Apple enhances Siri team with purchase of VocalIQ, a car-focused British speech tech firm

10/02/2015, 03:10 pm

Natural language processing firm VocalIQ, a U.K. company with a particular interest in voice control within automobiles, has reportedly been acquired by Apple, in a likely attempt to bolster its voice-driven personal assistant Siri.


Apple, Inc. massively expanding its iCloud data centers in Nevada, Oregon

10/02/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple is rapidly building out large new cluster buildings its iCloud data center near Reno, Nevada, about four hours east of Silicon Valley. At the same time, the company has also bought another nearly 200 acres of land in Prineville, Oregon to continue parallel iCloud capacity expansion at that site.


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.