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WWDC 2018 ticket lottery concludes, Apple sending emails to the victors

03/23/2018, 03:03 pm

Having closed its ticket lottery on Thursday, Apple is now informing developers of their selection for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, scheduled to start June 4 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook 'Revolution: Apple Changing the World' interview airs April 6

03/23/2018, 03:03 pm

MSNBC will be airing an interview featuring Apple CEO Tim Cook on April 6 as part of a town hall event series, with the interview discussing the impact of technology in education, including the company's plans to change the way children and adults learn in the future.

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Some early Samsung Galaxy S9 owners beset by touchscreen, data, lens flare issues

03/23/2018, 11:03 am

Some owners of Apple's chief competition against the iPhone X -- the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ -- are encountering problems with the responsiveness of touchscreens, excessive lens flare, and inaccurate data use tracking according to user complaints on assorted forums.

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Video: As Dropbox IPO goes live, should you consider switching to iCloud Drive?

03/23/2018, 09:03 am

As Dropbox goes public, AppleInsider examines if it is time to consider whether you should stay put with iCloud Drive, or fully embrace Dropbox for your cloud storage needs.

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Amnesty International presses Apple to warn Chinese iCloud users of government snooping risk

03/22/2018, 07:03 pm

Amnesty International is calling on Apple to inform Chinese iCloud users that their data might be at risk of government prying after the company migrated regional accounts to China-based servers, a move designed to conform with local laws.

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VR and AR patent applications demonstrate Apple's work on ARKit headsets

03/22/2018, 05:03 pm

A new batch of Apple patent applications published on Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows Apple is still working on technology relating to virtual and augmented reality, with filings showing a multi-resolution system for creating VR content, headset concepts, and a 3D document editing system.

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Apple pulls back curtain for rare, exhilarating look at Spike Jonze HomePod ad production

03/22/2018, 02:03 pm

The production of "Welcome Home," Apple's recent HomePod commercial directed by Spike Jonze and starring musician and dancer FKA twigs, is available, showing reliance on practical effects, more than CGI.

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Explosive Apple Services growth expected to be main engine for future revenue expansion

03/22/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple may not be reliant on massive seasonal sales of the iPhone going forward for steady revenue growth, if a new analyst report is accurate.

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Ex-Apple employee explains wide Google location data warrant by NC police

03/22/2018, 01:03 pm

The automatic collection of user location data from smartphones by tech companies, and the ability of law enforcement to access it via warrants will be discussed in Friday's AppleInsider podcast, with criminal defense attorney and former Apple employee T. Greg Doucette explaining how a recent report into the requests by Raleigh, N.C. police came about in the first place.

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Self-driving cars and 'Project Titan' still a big focus at Apple, according to patent filings

03/22/2018, 11:03 am

The latest Apple patent applications published by the US Patent and Trademark Office feature a number of filings relating to its self driving car efforts, including gesture recognition for both passengers inside the vehicle and for pedestrians diverting traffic on the road.

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Apple to open 'several' new Japanese stores in 5 years, remodel existing locations

03/21/2018, 11:03 pm

Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts this week said the company plans a major Japanese investment that will see the opening of new retail outlets and an extensive renovation of existing locations over the next five years.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg vows action on Cambridge Analytica debacle

03/21/2018, 04:03 pm

Following a week of terrible press, a battered stock, and threats of mass account de-activations, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally addressed the data scandal in a post to the network.

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Hands on: If you have multiple iPhones, the Udoq system will charge them all

03/21/2018, 02:03 pm

Udoq is a unique modular docking system that can fit more than one of almost any device, regardless of brand or connector type, and AppleInsider has one on our test bench.

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Apple becoming more open about product placements in TV shows

03/21/2018, 01:03 pm

While Apple has long wedged products like iPhones and Macs into TV shows as a form of marketing, the company appears to be taking a more open stance about it, a report suggested on Wednesday.

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Formally proposed EU tax plan could cost Apple millions

03/21/2018, 10:03 am

The European Commission has proposed measures to "to ensure that all companies pay fair tax in the EU," a move that will undoubtedly affect Apple.

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Apple climbs LinkedIn's 2018 top companies to work list, sits in sixth place

03/21/2018, 09:03 am

LinkedIn has released their annual list of the most sought-after employers, with Apple coming in at number six, up one position from last year.

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Jimmy Iovine to step down as Apple Music chief in August, take on consulting role, report says

03/21/2018, 09:03 am

The music industry luminary, part of Apple since the Beats purchase in 2014, plans to give up day-to-day involvement but will stay with the company.

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How to delete your Facebook account completely on your iPhone or Mac

03/21/2018, 08:03 am

With anger and distrust at the social network at perhaps an all-time high, here's how to go about getting rid of Facebook -- something that's a lot easier than it used to be.

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Review: Promise Apollo Cloud 2 Duo an Apple-centric set-and-forget network attached storage appliance

03/20/2018, 04:03 pm

Promise's Apollo Cloud 2 Duo has a simple setup process on the iPhone that just about anybody can handle, and is the closest thing we've seen yet to network storage as an appliance -- and we've been beating on one for a month.

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Michigan Avenue, Chicago Apple Store retail parcel now up for sale by landlord

03/20/2018, 03:03 pm

The landlord behind Apple's flagship Michigan Avenue store in Chicago is putting the building up for sale, only months after its completion and opening.

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