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Apple working to integrate grade crossings in Maps after federal lobby

12/19/2016, 08:12 pm

Citing a recent uptick in accidents at grade crossings, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on Monday issued a safety recommendation asking 11 technology and delivery companies, including Apple and Google, to integrate the locations of more than 200,000 such crossings into their respective digital mapping products.

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Vine to live on as camera app, existing content to migrate online

12/16/2016, 06:12 pm

After announcing the impending death of Vine in October, Twitter on Friday outlined plans to reincarnate the product as a standalone camera app, stripping it of all social networking features and playback services.

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Players complain about high data use from persistent internet in 'Super Mario Run'

12/16/2016, 10:12 am

Early reports of "Super Mario Run" taking up to 75 megabytes per hour of dedicated play were a bit too high, but not by much, as users complain about the persistent internet connection the game demands, as well as launch failures, forcing repeat downloads.

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'Super Mario Run' tops Apple's highest grossing, free app charts hours after launch

12/16/2016, 01:12 am

Less than 12 hours after its launch on Thursday, Nintendo's ultra-hyped "Super Mario Run" now sits atop two of Apple's Top Charts as the most popular free and top grossing app.

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Apple App Store buckles under weight of Super Mario Run, service unavailable to some users [ux2]

12/15/2016, 08:12 pm

It appears the crush of eager customers awaiting Thursday's "Super Mario Run" launch is wreaking havoc on Apple's iOS App Store servers, as a number of users are unable to conduct searches or view certain apps, including the new Mario game.

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IBM signs iOS deals with Japan Air Lines, Finnair to modernize aircraft maintenance using iPhone, iPad Pro

12/15/2016, 04:12 pm

Japan Air Lines (JAL) and Finnair will be using Apple iPhone and iPad Pro with new IBM apps designed to improve their aircraft maintenance in a new collaboration with the Mobile First program that builds custom iOS apps.

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Nintendo's 'Super Mario Run' now available for purchase in iOS App Store

12/15/2016, 12:12 pm

Nintendo's hotly anticipated iOS debut, Super Mario Run, is now available up for purchase on the iOS App Store. The release not only introduces the beloved Italian plumber to iOS device owners, but also marks the start of a new relationship between Apple and Nintendo, a gaming company that only recently decided to embrace smartphone platforms.

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Apple Support app makes US App Store debut

12/13/2016, 10:12 pm

After a month of availability in the Netherlands, Apple's standalone hardware and software support app landed in the U.S. App Store on Tuesday, complete with customer personalization via iCloud integration, live chat options, recent service history and more.

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Google turns Drive for iOS into Android migration tool

12/13/2016, 08:12 pm

Google on Tuesday activated a new Google Drive feature that turns the cloud storage app for iOS into a migration tool capable of transferring calendars, contacts and photos from an iPhone or iPad to a new Android device.

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iOS 10.2 improves Apple HomeKit with expanded smart home notifications

12/12/2016, 05:12 pm

Monday's release of iOS 10.2 brought meaningful changes to Apple's HomeKit platform, giving users the ability to receive instant alerts for a variety of new connected device types in their home.

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Apple releases iOS 10.2 with new 'TV' app, plus new & refreshed emoji

12/12/2016, 01:12 pm

After a lengthy beta period, Apple's highly anticipated iOS 10.2 update is now available for iPhone and iPad, introducing a new "TV" app for discovering video content, as well as dozens of new and redesigned emoji characters.

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ABC and Disney apps now support Apple's single sign-on feature

12/07/2016, 06:12 pm

One day after Apple released its new single sign-on feature for tvOS and iOS device owners, longtime partner Disney and its ABC subsidiary added app compatibility with the new authentication service.

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Apple seeds seventh public & developer betas of iOS 10.2

12/07/2016, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued a seventh beta of iOS 10.2 to developers and the public, a mere two days after releasing the sixth one.

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Apple selects 'Best of 2016' apps, movies, iBooks and more

12/07/2016, 12:12 am

Apple on Tuesday unveiled its "Best of" selections for 2016, highlighting the year's most popular apps, TV shows, movies, e-books and other content sold across the company's various digital storefronts.

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Apple Pay now works with Square Cash 'virtual debit cards'

12/06/2016, 11:12 pm

Minutes after Apple Pay chief Jennifer Bailey offered a brief update on Apple's payments product at Re/code's Code Commerce conference, Square CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday announced immediate integration with Square Cash virtual cards.

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Apple Pay now accepted at 35% of US merchants, coming to Gap and more in 2017

12/06/2016, 11:12 pm

Headlining Re/code's Code Commerce conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Apple Pay chief Jennifer Bailey said 35 percent of U.S. retailers now accept the company's fledgling payments service, a figure expected to grow substantially in 2017.

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Apple single sign-on feature goes live with support from 9 pay TV providers

12/06/2016, 04:12 pm

After throwing a spotlight on apps with support for its new single sign-on feature on Monday, and adding a clutch of compatible cable providers today, Apple's streamlined authentication service is now live for all users.

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Netflix top grossing iPhone app after enabling content downloads

12/05/2016, 08:12 pm

Less than a week after enabling downloads of select TV shows and movies for offline viewing, Netflix on Monday beat out popular games and rival streaming services to become the top-grossing iPhone title for the first time ever.

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Cloud accounting firm Xero adds Apple Pay invoice payment option

12/05/2016, 06:12 pm

Starting Monday, subscribers of cloud-based accounting software firm Xero can offer their customers the option to view and pay off invoices using Apple Pay, streamlining and securing the often cumbersome payment resolution and reconciliation process.

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App Store highlights titles with support for single sign-on in iOS 10.2

12/05/2016, 01:12 pm

Perhaps hinting at the update's imminent launch, people using the iOS 10.2 beta can now find a section on the App Store dedicated to apps which support single sign-on for their cable, satellite, or internet TV streaming services.

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