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Apple removes Iranian apps from App Store, cites U.S. sanctions

08/24/2017, 08:08 pm

Apple over the past few weeks has removed a number of popular Iranian apps from various international iOS App Stores, saying the move is in line with U.S. sanctions against the country.

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Nearly complete Apple Park shown off in latest drone footage

08/24/2017, 05:08 pm

Apple is making great strides toward completing work on its Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif., with new drone footage showing landscaping and interior decorating nearly finished in many areas of the sprawling grounds.

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Apple confirms $1.3B Iowa data center, says operations will start in 2020

08/24/2017, 02:08 pm

As anticipated, Apple on Thursday confirmed plans to build a new data center in Waukee, Iowa, which it says will cost $1.3 billion, plus up to $100 million more for a "Public Improvement Fund."

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Apple's Tim Cook to visit Des Moines for announcement of Iowa data center

08/24/2017, 12:08 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly visiting Des Moines, Iowa on Thursday to help announce a new data center in Waukee, which will cost some $1.375 billion and occupy two buildings across 2,000 acres of land.

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Google rumored to announce 'Pixel 2' smartphones on October 5, weeks after Apple's iPhone event

08/24/2017, 10:08 am

Google's second generation of its Pixel smartphones may arrive a few weeks after Apple launches its iPhone, with one prominent leaker claiming the search giant will unveil the mobile device during an event on October 5.

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Hulu Live TV now available for streaming on Mac via web browser

08/23/2017, 08:08 pm

Hulu on Wednesday released a web version of its Live TV plan, granting Mac and PC users access to live TV streams previously constrained to set-top boxes and mobile apps.

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Apple updates News Publisher with redesigned dashboard, UI tweaks

08/23/2017, 08:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday rolled out updates to its iCloud-based News Publisher, featuring a number of user interface enhancements and a completely redesigned dashboard.

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Samsung confirms plans for smartspeaker challenging Apple HomePod & Amazon Echo

08/23/2017, 04:08 pm

In addition to premiering the Galaxy Note 8, Samsung on Wednesday said that it's working on its own smartspeaker, which will face off against products like the Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, and Google Home.

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Apple updates Machine Learning Journal with articles on Siri & related topics

08/23/2017, 03:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday added three new articles to its Machine Learning Journal, part of an attempt at bringing some of its research -- and researchers -- out of the shadows.

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Apple sets sights on new Iowa data center to handle growing cloud demands

08/23/2017, 01:08 pm

Apple is reportedly in the early stages of setting up a new data center in Waukee, Iowa, which should join several others scattered around the U.S.

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Samsung to face off against Apple's 'iPhone 8' with 6.3-inch Galaxy Note 8 [u]

08/23/2017, 12:08 pm

Looking to finally eclipse last year's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7, Samsung on Wednesday announced the Note 8, which should ship to the U.S. on Sept. 15. [Updated with pricing]

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Hands on: Astropad's Luna Display dongle fakes a Mac display, transmits to iPad via Wi-Fi

08/23/2017, 11:08 am

Assorted app combinations have been utilizing Wi-Fi to extend the Mac's desktop to the iPad for some time -- but a new hardware dongle from the makers of the Astropad app eliminates hacks from the equation, and is able to send fully accelerated video to an iPad companion app.

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Apple shares 'Carpool Karaoke' ads featuring Queen Latifah, Cyrus family

08/22/2017, 09:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday continued to plug upcoming episodes of "Carpool Karaoke," the company's second attempt at original streaming programming, with ads featuring guests Queen Latifah and the Cyrus family.

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Self-driving campus shuttle to rise from ashes of Apple's 'Project Titan,' report says

08/22/2017, 08:08 pm

After massive investments into self-driving car technology, Apple is transitioning away from a branded vehicle in favor of a shuttle service that will transport employees between corporate buildings, according to an in-depth report published Tuesday.

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Verizon Wireless introducing new unlimited plans at the same time as video throttling measures

08/22/2017, 02:08 pm

Verizon Wireless is changing its unlimited plan by splitting it into multiple tiers from Wednesday onwards, while at the same time the carrier is also preparing to throttle the quality of streaming video for all customers, including those staying on the existing unlimited plan.

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Code42 ends consumer CrashPlan backup plans to prioritize business services

08/22/2017, 11:08 am

Code42, the company behind the CrashPlan online backup service, stopped accepting new subscribers for its CrashPlan for Home plan on Tuesday, with the backup firm shifting its focus away from consumers to enterprise and small business customers.

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Apple alumni reveal HomeKit-compatible Latch C smart lock for business, apartments

08/22/2017, 10:08 am

Smart lock startup company Latch has unveiled the enterprise and apartment-oriented Latch C -- its first smart lock certified to work with HomeKit.

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Video: Apple eGPU developer kit tested with a 15-inch Thunderbolt 3 MacBook Pro

08/21/2017, 04:08 pm

AppleInsider takes a look at Apple's eGPU developer kit, including the Radeon RX 580 video card, and the Sonnet eGFX enclosure.

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Android Oreo exits developer beta program, coming to Google's Pixel, Nexus soon

08/21/2017, 03:08 pm

Google's latest version of Android has been named. Android Oreo is complete, has exited developer-only beta testing, and is coming soon to the Pixel, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P.

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Interview from 1988 about the Macintosh Portable leak shows how far Apple leaks have evolved

08/21/2017, 11:08 am

A clip from a local news program discussing the then-unreleased Macintosh Portable has been unearthed and uploaded to YouTube, with the news item from 29 years ago serving as a reminder that Apple leaks are certainly not a new phenomenon, and are largely easier to spread now than ever before.

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