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Apple extends restricted stock grant program to all employees

10/14/2015, 06:10 pm

In a letter to employees on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced a new program that extends restricted stock unit grants to all staff members, a strategy normally employed to incentivize work performance.

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Microsoft sells out of Surface Book launch stock, updates iOS Health app for Band 2

10/14/2015, 05:10 pm

Microsoft on Thursday sold out of its initial launch stock for the Surface Book, and updated its Health app for iOS to support the Band 2 fitness tracker.

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Intel profits drop in Q3 on weak PC market, alleviated by higher chip prices, server & IoT markets

10/14/2015, 11:10 am

Intel profits dropped 6.3 percent year-over-year in the third quarter, impacted by a diminished market for desktop and laptop PCs -- though the company was buoyed somewhat by things like higher selling prices for chips, and rising sales in the server market.

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Suppliers Foxconn & ASE locked in fight to gain more orders from Apple

10/14/2015, 09:10 am

Key Apple suppliers Foxconn and Advanced Semiconductor Engineering are reportedly engaged in battle for control of a third company, Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), with the goal of obtaining more orders from Apple.

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Apple to sponsor 2016 Met Gala, CDO Jony Ive to host as cochair

10/13/2015, 07:10 pm

In announcing the theme for next year's Met Gala, "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology," the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Tuesday said Apple will sponsor both the event and accompanying exhibition that will explore the commingling of fashion and technology.

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Apple found in infringement of University of Wisconsin CPU patent, faces $862M in damages

10/13/2015, 05:10 pm

A Wisconsin jury on Tuesday found Apple in infringement of computer processor patent owned by the University of Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, a ruling that could potentially lead to a damages payout of $862.4 million.

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Adobe announces Dropbox PDF integration deal, updates to Acrobat DC & eSign platforms

10/13/2015, 01:10 pm

Adobe on Tuesday made a series of Document Cloud announcements, most significantly revealing a partnership with Dropbox that will improve PDF integration between the companies' products.

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Apple likely free of e-book antitrust monitor after 'rocky' two-year term [u]

10/13/2015, 12:10 am

The U.S. Department of Justice has recommended against extending the term of Apple antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich after two years of oversight, citing satisfaction with the company's new compliance program and willingness to meet mandated obligations.

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Apple to launch official retail presence in India with Croma partnership

10/12/2015, 06:10 pm

Consumers in India will soon get a taste of the Apple Store experience as local electronics chain Croma is preparing to launch store-within-a-store outlets at six locations in Mumbai and Bangalore.

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Steve Jobs movie nets highest per-theater average of 2015 on opening weekend

10/12/2015, 09:10 am

In a limited run this weekend at just four theaters in New York City and Los Angeles, Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic managed to smash per-theater averages for any movie released in 2015 so far.

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Dell to buy EMC for $67 billion in largest-ever tech merger

10/12/2015, 08:10 am

Two years after regaining control of his eponymous PC maker, Michael Dell on Monday announced plans to acquire enterprise giant EMC and combine the two firms in a $67 billion deal that will create the largest privately-owned technology company in the world.

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This week on AppleInsider: Steve Jobs tributes, iPhone & Watch launches, iOS security & more

10/10/2015, 07:10 am

This week saw Apple honor Steve Jobs on the fourth anniversary of his death, and simultaneously make a series of small-scale product announcements, while putting out fires related to iPhone battery life and iOS security.

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Elon Musk walks back Apple Car, Apple Watch aspersions in Twitter confessional

10/09/2015, 07:10 pm

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Friday to conduct a bit of damage control after making seemingly disparaging comments about Apple's automotive ambitions and hiring practices.

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Obama administration opts to avoid mandatory decryption for law enforcement requests

10/09/2015, 11:10 am

The Obama administration will not force corporations to decrypt communications for law enforcement, FBI director James Comey announced at a U.S. Senate hearing of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

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Apple search partner DuckDuckGo takes shots at Google, says tracking isn't needed to profit

10/09/2015, 11:10 am

Search alternative DuckDuckGo, which is available as a default search option in Apple's Safari browser, is profitable without tracking user behavior, the company's CEO has revealed.

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AppleInsider podcast goes to the movies, talks Steve Jobs, iMac rumors, Microsoft & more

10/09/2015, 08:10 am

On this week's AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the 4th anniversary of Steve Jobs' passing, Neil gives his thoughts on the Steve Jobs movie, we discuss iMac rumors, 4K video, and the new Microsoft Surface Book and what it means for iPad.

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Elon Musk calls Apple the 'Tesla Graveyard,' pooh-poohs rumored Apple Car

10/08/2015, 08:10 pm

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is apparently unconcerned that Apple could become a potential rival in the electric car space, saying the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant is where former employees go if they "don't make it" at Tesla.

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DJI launches Osmo, an iPhone-connected 4K steadicam for $650

10/08/2015, 03:10 pm

DJI on Thursday unveiled the Osmo, an integrated 4K camera and handheld three-axis stabilizer that connects to Apple's iPhone for even greater control and capabilities.

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Bowers & Wilkins debuts new Zeppelin Wireless speaker with support for Apple's AirPlay

10/08/2015, 11:10 am

Bowers & Wilkins on Thursday launched the Zeppelin Wireless, marking the now comparatively rare addition of another AirPlay device to the speaker market.

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Apple invention brings inductive charging to iPhone without extra hardware

10/08/2015, 04:10 am

According to a patent application published on Thursday, Apple is actively investigating the integration of inductive charging technology into its devices using multi-mode versions of electrical coils already found in speakers, microphones and haptic engines.

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