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Future Apple biometric security may include scanning veins in a user's face

05/15/2018, 10:05 am

Apple's Face ID could become even more secure in the future, after the revelation the iPhone X producer has explored the possibility of scanning the pattern of veins in a user's face as another form of biometric authentication, one that could potentially tell identical twins apart.

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Tim Cook handily tops new rankings of most impactful CEOs driving corporate growth

05/15/2018, 10:05 am

A new analysis ranks CEOs by average monthly revenue growth during their tenure -- and Tim Cook clearly holds the top spot beating all comers including Amazon, Google, and Facebook.

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Tim Cook warned Donald Trump to cooperate with China on trade during White House meeting

05/15/2018, 09:05 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized the way U.S. President Donald Trump has handled trade with China in a meeting in April, it has been revealed, with Cook advising to focus on cooperation between the two countries instead of participating in a trade war.

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Hands On: FileMaker Pro 17 beefs up its app development features

05/15/2018, 09:05 am

The decades-old database software now wants to be where you go to create data-centric Mac, PC, cloud and iOS apps, and generally accomplishes what it set out to do.

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Adobe XD goes free with new Starter plan, Adobe announces $10M fund for designers

05/15/2018, 09:05 am

Adobe on Tuesday debuted a new Starter plan for Adobe XD, offering free access to the UI/UX design platform on Mac and Windows, mobile iOS and Android apps and backend services powered by Adobe Creative Cloud.

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Lisa Jackson wins ELI's 2018 Environmental Achievement Award for work with Apple & EPA

05/14/2018, 03:05 pm

A think tank, the Environmental Law Institute, is awarding Apple VP Lisa Jackson its Environmental Achievement Award both for her work at Apple and her long tenure with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, where she was made administrator under President Barack Obama.

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'EasyMesh' standard could simplify Wi-Fi mesh networks, allow interoperability

05/14/2018, 10:05 am

A newly-introduced Wi-Fi standard, EasyMesh, could potentially simplify the growing mesh router market and let people mix and match satellite units from different makers.

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Apple Watch use in Paralympian's training highlighted ahead of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

05/14/2018, 09:05 am

The Apple Watch has helped to improve the way U.S. Paralympian Austin Pruitt trains, a report reveals, highlighting Apple's work to make its products and services accessible to all users, ahead of Global Accessibility Awareness Day occurring on Thursday.

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Apple Mail affected by critical PGP, S/MIME encryption vulnerabilities

05/14/2018, 08:05 am

Vulnerabilities have been discovered in PGP and S/MIME that could allow an attacker to read emails encrypted using the standards, with one attack potentially allowing for a message to be decrypted by abusing a flaw in the way Mail for iOS and macOS renders HTML-based messages.

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Tim Cook Duke commencement calls out to Steve Jobs, urges grads to think different

05/13/2018, 02:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook returned to his Alma Mater Duke for the commencement speech for the 2018 graduates, and left to a standing ovation.

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App Roundup: Fender Play for iOS, Microsoft Visual Studio for Mac, Pinball Arcade, Gmail for iOS, more!

05/12/2018, 08:05 am

New apps and updates to existing software are published in the App Store and other software marketplaces all the time, and keeping track of them all is an impossible task for most people. AppleInsider has gathered together some of the highlight macOS and iOS software updates and new apps that surfaced in the last week.

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This week on AI: Apple's TV app 'channels,' 2018 iPhone rumors, iMac turns 20 & more

05/12/2018, 12:05 am

Rumors about 2018 iPhones continued to mount this week, but there was plenty of ammunition for other headlines -- such as Apple's plans for selling third-party video subscriptions.

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Apple hit with class action suit over MacBook, MacBook Pro butterfly switch keyboard failures

05/11/2018, 11:05 pm

A class action lawsuit filed in federal court on Friday takes Apple to task over an allegedly flawed keyboard design deployed in MacBook models from 2015, claiming the company knew about the defect at or before the product's launch.

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Apple's Tim Cook to give 2018 commencement speech for Duke University

05/10/2018, 02:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook, a 1988 graduate of Duke's Fuqua School of Business, will give the commencement speech for university graduates on Sunday.

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Net neutrality ends June 11, Senate Democrats force last-minute vote

05/10/2018, 01:05 pm

A "Restoring Internet Freedom" order ending net neutrality, approved in a 3-2 vote in December, will finally take effect on June 11, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday.

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Apple VP Eddy Cue puts Lake Tahoe vacation home on sale for $11.9M

05/10/2018, 11:05 am

Apple's senior VP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, has reportedly put his vacation home in Truckee, Calif. on sale for $11.9 million.

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Apple considered offering separate views of dual rear iPhone cameras

05/10/2018, 09:05 am

Apple once contemplated providing access to both sensors on the back of a dual-camera iPhone, allowing users to see the live view at different zoom ranges at the same time on an iPhone's display, and the potential capturing of images from both views simultaneously.

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Apple drone project in North Carolina selected for approval by U.S. DOT

05/10/2018, 08:05 am

The U.S. Transportation Department has confirmed Apple is one of a number of major tech firms taking part in a drone program, an initiative that could help the U.S. government decide how to regulate unmanned aircraft used for commercial purposes.

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$1 billion Apple data center project in Athenry, Ireland cancelled

05/10/2018, 07:05 am

Apple has withdrawn its contentious proposal to build a data center in Athenry, Ireland after years of legal challenges.

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Spectre-style Intel chip vulnerability disclosures delayed, patches not expected until August

05/09/2018, 10:05 am

The release of patches to fix new Spectre-style flaws in Intel's processor designs is allegedly delayed by two more weeks to late May, but a report suggests Intel wants to push the release back even further into July while it works to finalize the required updates.

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