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After being cut out of iPhone 5 & 5s, Samsung allegedly supplying Apple DRAM again for 'iPhone 6'

08/25/2014, 09:02:09 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Key component partner and fierce rival Samsung has reportedly wedged its way back into Apple's supply chain for the next iPhone, as the South Korean company will allegedly be one of three companies supplying dynamic random-access memory for the "iPhone 6."

Apple's 2014 iTunes Festival in London to feature Maroon 5, Beck, Blondie, more

07/21/2014, 04:51:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple on Monday revealed the initial lineup for its eighth annual iTunes Festival in London, which is scheduled to kick off in September with big-name performers Maroon 5, Pharrell and Calvin Harris joining legends Blondie, Robert Plant and more at the historic Roundhouse theater.

Apple doled out more than $3B to over 7,000 US suppliers in 2013

07/12/2014, 12:32:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

After announcing cooperation with the White House's "SupplierPay" initiative, Apple on Friday released domestic supply chain expenditure figures for the first time, saying it spent more than $3 billion with over 7,000 U.S. suppliers last year.

Rumor: Samsung lands orders to trial 14nm Apple 'A9' chips at New York fab

07/01/2014, 08:33:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Samsung Electronics and Globalfoundries are reportedly planning to begin building 14-nanometer mobile chips in small quantities at a New York-based facility in early 2015, which could set the stage for the team to begin building "A9" chips for Apple, according to a new report.

Apple Inc., ARM & Qualcomm aggressively poaching IBM's chip designers

06/26/2014, 05:28:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

As IBM secretly mulls plans to sell off its increasing outdated processor chip fabs in New York and Vermont, a new wave of mobile chip developers--led by Apple, ARM and Qualcomm--are hiring away many of the top chip designers of the once leading firm.

Apple pays iTunes Festival performers with promotion instead of cash, Kanye West says

06/20/2014, 04:08:23 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Rapper Kanye West continued his French charm offensive on Friday, once again panning Apple's approach to recruiting talent for its annual iTunes Festival, and in the process revealing that the iPhone maker compensates performers with increased promotional space in the iTunes store rather than cash.

Tim Cook lauds 'American manufacturing expertise' during visit to Texas Mac Pro factory

06/06/2014, 01:08:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped in on the Austin, Texas facility that manufactures the new Mac Pro on Thursday, watching as technicians assembled the powerful desktop computers before expressing his appreciation for the new "Made in the USA" approach.

Behind the scenes of Bentley's iPhone-filmed, iPad Air-edited ad

05/17/2014, 07:56:00 AM, Posted By Lester Victor Marks

When luxury auto marque Bentley released a short documentary highlighting the new Mulsanne sedan earlier this week, it chose to shoot and edit the entire sequence on Apple's iPhone 5s and iPad Air -- with a little help from third-party gear. AppleInsider has the details of what equipment Bentley used to create the visually stunning piece.

Atom-sized, bendable graphene touchscreen tech seen as potential key for future Apple devices

05/15/2014, 04:38:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Rigid glass touchscreens may give way to bendable, foldable portable displays in the future, thanks to utilizing graphene --an advanced technology that has generated interest from Apple, Samsung and others.

Samsung once again Apple's top supplier of 9.7" iPad Retina displays

05/12/2014, 08:25:43 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Despite being fierce competitors and opponents in the courtroom, Apple and Samsung remain important partners, with Samsung reportedly supplying more than half of all high-resolution Retina displays for Apple's full-size iPad last quarter.

Barclays: Apple's 'iWatch' could include UV light exposure sensor

04/07/2014, 10:52:56 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple might be looking to lend a helping hand to those who are particularly prone to sunburns or are otherwise sensitive to harmful UV rays, as one analyst believes that the company will include new UV exposure sensors in its so-called "iWatch."

Apple's Cue talks iTunes Festival, says event is 'all about the artists and music'

03/12/2014, 05:48:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Ahead of the iTunes Festival at SXSW in Austin, Tex., Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue discussed what it meant to bring the event stateside after being a London exclusive for seven years.

Apple, Samsung sued by ZiiLABS over alleged infringement of graphics patents

03/12/2014, 01:07:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

In a lawsuit filed against Apple and Samsung on Monday, ZiiLABS, a subsidiary of A/V solutions giant Creative Technology, claims the companies infringed on ten U.S. patents, many of which deal with graphics processing.

Apple partners with Vevo to stream concerts from SXSW iTunes Festival

03/11/2014, 02:35:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

When the iTunes Festival at SXSW kicks off tonight, marking its debut in the U.S., fans will be able to view acts Coldplay, Imagine Dragons and London Grammar live on Vevo for iOS and Apple TV, as well as in Apple's Safari browser for Mac.

Apple to stick with Samsung for A8 chip, final manufacturing prep underway - report

03/10/2014, 09:28:00 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Contrary to recent rumors, Samsung has won the contract to produce Apple's next-generation A-series processor and will do so at the same Texas facility that churns out the 64-bit A7 at the heart of the iPhone 5s and iPad Air, according to a new report from South Korea.

Apple adds iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV in advance of Tuesday kickoff

03/09/2014, 05:19:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

With just days remaining until London Grammar takes the stage to open the first iTunes Festival ever held in the U.S., Apple has added a new iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV with a performance lineup and information on every act.

Rumor: TSMC now building quad-core 'A8' chips for Apple's next-gen iPhone

03/05/2014, 12:07:00 PM, Posted By Sam Oliver

While rumors of a partnership between Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have lingered for years, yet another report on Wednesday claims once again that the Taiwanese chipmaker is now producing chips for the company -- namely a next-generation "A8" processor for the 2014 iPhone.

Tim Cook to shareholders: iPhone 5s & 5c outpace predecessors, Apple bought 23 companies in 16 months

02/28/2014, 03:33:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's chief executive Tim Cook sat alone onstage as he presided over the company's annual shareholder meeting, fielding questions and detailing various aspects of his company's business. Among the topics he discussed were sales of the latest iPhone models, Apple's pace of acquisitions, and the growth of Apple TV.

Apple adds hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar to iTunes festival lineup

02/27/2014, 02:31:43 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Grammy-nominated West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar is set to headline the second day of next month's iTunes Festival in Austin, Texas, the latest lyrical luminary to appear at the event's U.S. debut.

Soundgarden joins US debut of Apple's iTunes Festival at SXSW

02/26/2014, 03:21:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple's first-ever iTunes Festival in the U.S., at this year's SXSW festival in Austin, Tex., will feature legendary grunge rockers Soundgarden, it was announced on Wednesday.

Apple bringing iTunes Festival to America at SXSW 2014

02/19/2014, 08:46:00 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Music fans in the U.S. will finally get a chance to attend Apple's iTunes Festival as the company announced on Wednesday that the free concert event will come to 2014 edition of the annual SXSW conference in Austin, Texas.

Whole Foods to roll out iPad-based Square Stands

02/11/2014, 07:58:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Payments services company Square on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Whole Foods Market that will see the rollout of iPad-based Square Stands at select grocery store locations nationwide.

First phase of Apple's new $300M Austin, TX campus nears completion

02/06/2014, 02:51:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple is reportedly set to begin moving into its new "Americas Operations Center" in Texas's capital city after spending just over $27 million on the project's initial stage.

Rumor: Apple lining up suppliers for next-gen 'A8' processor

01/27/2014, 09:02:21 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

A trio of semiconductor product packaging companies have reportedly been tapped by Apple to help supply the company's next-generation "A8" mobile processor, according to a new rumor.

Apple's Tim Cook jokes about secrecy, sapphire glass, and a mythical 'iRing'

01/24/2014, 09:26:19 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook sat down for an interview with ABC News about the 30th anniversary of the Mac, but the conversation naturally delved into other subjects like future products, on which the CEO was unsurprisingly tight-lipped.

Want one of Apple's new Mac Pros now? Best Buy says it has a few in stock [u]

01/04/2014, 12:19:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

While Apple's new American-mac Mac Pro desktop is backordered on the company's retail store until at least February, one of its brick-and-mortar retail partners says it currently shipping out a limited supply of both standard retail configurations. [Update: all have sold out]

Apple not expecting new Mac Pro to be available in-store until at least March

01/02/2014, 04:15:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Production of Apple's new professional desktop is said to be heavily constrained, with representatives indicating that the company's retail stores will not stock the machine until at least March.

Apple begins taking pre-orders for redesigned, American-made Mac Pro

12/19/2013, 02:06:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As promised, Apple on Thursday initiated sales of its highly-anticipated Mac Pro desktop, with some orders placed through the company's digital storefront shipping by Dec. 30. Supplies appear extremely limited out of the gate, however, with custom configured models showing delivery dates into February.

GlobalFoundries may subcontract Apple A-series chips for Samsung at New York facility

11/12/2013, 11:57:34 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Rather than serving as an alternative to Samsung for production of Apples A-series chips, GlobalFoundries may just serve as a subcontractor for Samsung itself in producing chips for the iPhone and iPad, according to a new report.

GlobalFoundries to build A-series chips for Apple in New York - report

11/11/2013, 02:54:00 PM, Posted By Shane Cole

Apple will reportedly add a second U.S. chip fabrication plant to its supply chain, partnering with California-based GlobalFoundries to produce A-series processors at a new $6 billion facility in upstate New York.

Apple supplier Flextronics accused of using indentured servants to build components

11/07/2013, 09:59:00 AM, Posted By Shane Cole

Singapore-based contract manufacturer Flextronics is alleged to have flouted Apple supplier guidelines when hiring workers in the weeks before the iPhone 5's release, using recruiters throughout southeast Asia who "sold" the jobs to migrant workers for hundreds of dollars and confiscated their passports, then leaving the workers without pay or food for months.

New photos show progress, working fountain at Apple's Austin campus

10/06/2013, 08:13:48 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

New photos show that construction on Apple's Austin, Tex., campus project continues apace, with a number of facilities noticeably closer to completion.

Apple's recent hire from Nike wasn't FuelBand designer, focused on shoes

09/28/2013, 02:42:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Contrary to earlier reports, Apple's recent hiring of a Nike designer was not related to his involvement in the Nike FuelBand project, because Ben Shaffer wasn't even involved in the wearable device.

Secrecy around Apple's new 64-bit A7 chip may have incited spurious $AAPL stock downgrades

09/16/2013, 05:02:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's iPhone 5s announcement included a surprise leap to a new 64-bit ARM chip architecture, a subject that has sparked lots of confusion and misinformation. But the secrecy surrounding the A7 may also have fooled analysts into slashing their sales expectations and downgrading the company's stock targets.

American components in Apple's iPhone supply chain graphically detailed

08/13/2013, 04:30:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

A report examining Apple's component supply chain and global manufacturing details the source of the parts, workers and assembly involved in building the company's devices.

Dallas Cowboys star sees birth of son thanks to Apple's FaceTime

08/09/2013, 02:46:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

When his son Austin was born on Monday, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr wasn't able to be there in person, so he turned to Apple's FaceTime video chat as the next-best option.

Rumor: Apple planning development center in Taiwan for future iPhones

08/08/2013, 03:34:45 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple is rumored to be preparing to open a new iPhone engineering development team in Taipei, Taiwan, and will allegedly begin hiring for the facility starting in September.

TSMC holds job fair in NY, fueling rumors of new US chip fab for Apple

07/30/2013, 08:39:37 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. recently held a job fair in upstate New York, helping to drive up expectations that the chipmaker is planning to open a chip fabrication plant in the area to build mobile processors for Apple.

Apple assembling speech recognition tech team in Boston to improve Siri

07/26/2013, 01:59:24 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple has put together a small team of experts in speech recognition technology in Boston, in an effort to bolster its voice-driven Siri personal assistant service.

Rumor: TSMC inks deal to build 20nm 'A8' chips for Apple starting this year

06/24/2013, 08:07:58 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

A new report claims that Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have actually sealed the deal on a three-year agreement to supply A-series chips for future iPhones and iPads.

Motorola's new 'Moto X' smartphone will be built in Texas

05/30/2013, 09:52:30 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Motorola's next handset will be Made in America, as the Google-owned manufacturer looks to make a comeback in a market dominated by Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy line.

Apple's updated Campus 2 plans add pedestrian walkways and bicycle paths

04/24/2013, 10:22:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple recently submitted a fresh set of plans for its second Cupertino, Calif., campus, adding a few enhancements to the original proposal, including the addition of bicycle pathways and a slightly revised timeline.

Fresh photos of Apple's Austin campus show nearly completed first building, new parking garage

04/22/2013, 05:11:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As Apple's Austin, Tex., campus project moves closer to completion, new pictures of the expansion reveal work is continuing steadily, with a new parking garage going up and exterior glass being installed in one of the buildings.

Editorial: Apple's Ax SoC move from Samsung to TSMC can't happen fast enough

04/13/2013, 09:35:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's voracious appetite for powerful, efficient new chips to power its iOS devices, complicated by the tense relationship with its current supplier Samsung, is sparking a construction boom for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. But why has it taken so long?

Samsung excluded from development of Apple's next-gen 'A7' chip - report

04/10/2013, 11:06:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

The growing rift between Samsung and Apple has led to Samsung being cut out of the development process of Apple's next-generation custom chips for the iPhone and iPad, according to a new report.

Rumor: Apple's expiring chip contract with Samsung will lead to TSMC-built 'A7' chips

04/02/2013, 08:20:04 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple's future "A7" chips for 2014's "iPhone 6" will be built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. once the existing contract with Samsung expires, a new rumor claims.

Apple data centers now 100 percent renewable-powered, but emissions rise 34 percent

03/21/2013, 02:26:00 PM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Apple's data centers are 100 percent powered by renewable energy, and its corporate facilities are increasingly green, but a new report from the company shows that its greenhouse gas emissions actually increased by 34 percent in 2012.

Walmart's iPhone Scan & Go pilot program to expand to more than 200 stores

03/20/2013, 11:36:34 AM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Walmart shoppers at more than 200 stores will soon be able to use their iPhones to scan items and pay at self-checkout counters, as the retail giant has announced an expansion of its Scan & Go pilot program.

US interests, struggles with Apple spark Samsung lobbying push

03/07/2013, 10:41:00 AM, Posted By Kevin Bostic

Samsung, following its landmark patent infringement loss to chief rival Apple, has more than redoubled its efforts to influence the federal government on a range of issues, including intellectual property laws.

'Radio Buy' buttons hidden in iOS 6.1 reveal Apple's anticipated Pandora killer

02/05/2013, 01:21:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Files found within Apple's newly released iOS 6.1 refer to an Internet radio service the company is believed to be working on.