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ExxonMobil launches Apple Pay at the pump at 6,000 stations, only through in-app purchase

03/08/2016, 08:03 am

Apple Pay users can now pay at the pump at 6,000 ExxonMobil gas stations, though it's through the official Speedpass+ app, instead of a tap-to-pay transaction.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook attends secret meeting with tech and government elite to plot end to Trump presidential run

03/07/2016, 08:03 pm

Technology industry leaders including Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google co-founder Larry Page and Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk met with top GOP representatives at the secretive American Enterprise Institute's annual World Forum this past weekend to discuss how to halt Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a report said Monday.

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Government resubmits failed motion to compel Apple's assistance in NY iPhone case

03/07/2016, 07:03 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice is objecting a New York magistrate judge's decision to deny its motion to compel Apple's assistance in unlocking an iPhone linked to a years-old New York drug case, with the case now landing at the Eastern District of New York.

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Former iOS chief Scott Forstall produces second Broadway show

03/07/2016, 05:03 pm

Former Apple executive Scott Forstall, who was forced out of Cupertino in 2012 after a botched Apple Maps launch, is co-producing his second Broadway production in "Eclipsed," a tale of a Liberian warlord's captive sex slaves starring Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o.

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Apple shows off Campus 2's 'theatre' in new photo set

03/07/2016, 01:03 pm

Apple on Monday gave the world a closer look at one under-the-radar aspect of its massive new corporate campus -- the 1,000 seat event space that the company is calling its "theatre."

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Apple releases sixth betas of iOS 9.3, watchOS 2.2, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4

03/07/2016, 01:03 pm

Developers and public beta testers can now get their hands on the sixth pre-release betas of iOS 9.3, and OS X El Capitan 10.11.4, while a new build of watchOS 2.2 is also available exclusively for developers.

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This week on AI: Apple & FBI testify to Congress, future iPhone tech, Apple's auto project & more

03/05/2016, 06:03 am

The battle over whether Apple should help the FBI unlock Syed Farook's iPhone once again intensified, but in the meantime, more news emerged about future iPhones and Project Titan, Apple's secretive automotive work.

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Calligrapher monk Robert Palladino, who inspired Mac typography, dies at 83

03/04/2016, 10:03 pm

Rev. Robert Palladino, whose work as a master calligrapher influenced a young Steve Jobs and subsequently the typography of Apple's first Mac computers, died on Friday at the age of 83.

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Samsung to reportedly shut down Milk Music, mulls Tidal deal [u]

03/04/2016, 06:03 pm

Korean tech giant Samsung is rumored to be on the cusp of shutting down Milk Music two years after introducing the streaming service, leaving some to speculate on a potential acquisition or partnership with Jay Z brand Tidal.

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UN high commissioner on human rights throws weight behind Apple in San Bernardino case

03/04/2016, 10:03 am

Apple on Friday picked up more high-profile support in its court battle with the FBI over unlocking the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, namely in the form of Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein, the United Nations' high commissioner for human rights.

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AppleInsider podcast interviews iMovie creator Glenn Reid about Steve Jobs, Internet-connected laundry

03/04/2016, 09:03 am

This week, the AppleInsider podcast interviews Glenn Reid, former employee at Apple and NeXT, and now CEO of Marathon Laundry. Reid talks about leading development of iMovie and iPhoto versions 1 through 4, and what he's been up to since.

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San Bernardino shooter's iPhone may hold evidence of 'dormant cyber pathogen,' DA says

03/03/2016, 10:03 pm

In an application to file an amicus brief with a California court on Thursday, San Bernardino District Attorney Michael A. Ramos intimates an iPhone used by terror suspect Syed Rizwan Farook, and later seized by law enforcement officials, might contain evidence of a "dormant cyber pathogen" threatening the county's data infrastructure.

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Apple posts letter from San Bernardino survivor's husband as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, more offer support

03/03/2016, 08:03 pm

As part of Apple's legal battle with the FBI, the company on Thursday posted to its website a letter in support written by Salihin Kondoker, husband of San Bernardino shooting survivor Anies Kondoker. Separately, more big tech companies like Amazon, Google and Microsoft offered support in a joint amicus brief.

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Law enforcement groups, San Bernardino victims file in support of government in Apple vs FBI row

03/03/2016, 08:03 pm

Following friend of the court filings in support of Apple's stance on encryption, law enforcement groups and the families of six San Bernardino victims issued countering arguments on Thursday backing the government.

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After Avago merger, Broadcom to axe 1,900 jobs worldwide

03/03/2016, 06:03 pm

Apple supplier Broadcom Ltd., n´ee Broadcom, has plans to cut 1,900 jobs globally in a restructuring effort that comes one year after the chipmaker was acquired by competitor Avago for $37 billion.

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See Apple's rapid progress on new Campus 2 Visitor Center, Phase 2 R&D buildings

03/03/2016, 04:03 pm

Phase 2 of Apple's ambitious Campus 2 construction project is now well underway, with new testing workshops and facilities rising for research and development large enough for vehicle-size innovation work. Located between Phase 2 and the main "Spaceship Ring," Apple's new subterranean Theater and Visitor Center is also nearly complete.

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More parties back Apple in FBI encryption dispute via court letters, amicus briefs

03/03/2016, 04:03 pm

Apple on Thursday picked up more outside legal support in its refusal to build custom software for the FBI, which it wants to circumvent the passcode limit on the iPhone of dead San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.

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Off-Broadway musical 'The Crazy Ones' set to bring story of Steve Jobs to the stage

03/03/2016, 12:03 pm

A musical opening in New York City later this month, The Crazy Ones, will revolve around Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in some of earliest years at the company, including his internal and external conflicts.

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Amazon expands Alexa range with new Echo Dot and Tap portable speaker [u]

03/03/2016, 11:03 am

Amazon on Thursday launched two new versions of its Echo speaker, the Echo Dot and the Amazon Tap, offering more flexibility in the way people can use its Alexa voice assistant, a competitor to Apple's Siri. [Updated]

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Apple makes room for 500 employees in new San Francisco office

03/03/2016, 10:03 am

Apple is reportedly preparing to open its first major San Francisco office later this year, in what may be a concession to the competitive recruitment environment in Silicon Valley, a report said on Thursday.

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