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Google radically scales back glassy new HQ plans, unveils conventional corporate building instead

03/09/2017, 04:26:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Less than two years ago, Google unveiled plans to build a new campus project as a vast open air city replete with greenery, inside of a massive glass greenhouse atrium. Now, the company is forwarding plans to build a basic tent-shaped building.

Apple's Green Bonds funded $441.5 million of environmental safety, conservation, climate change action in 2016

03/08/2017, 07:21:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Last February, Apple issued its first Green Bond, a $1.5 billion vehicle for investors seeking to put their capital to work on projects that will reduce the global human impact on climate change, help develop technology products using safer materials and work to conserve scarce resources. The company has now reported on a series of projects financed by those bonds last year.

Nine Years of Apple's iOS SDK generated $60 billion, 1.4 million jobs

03/07/2017, 03:32:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Nine years ago, Apple released its first Software Development Kit for iOS, enabling third parties to build native apps for iPhone and iPod touch for sale in the iTunes App Store. The program has since generated over $60 billion for Apple's developers and has created 1.4 million jobs related to app development.

Apple Maps gets Houston transit data ahead of Super Bowl LI

01/30/2017, 03:44:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

In time for Super Bowl LI, Apple on Sunday expanded Apple Maps transit data to include regional and metropolitan pubic transportation services in the Houston, Texas, area.

Apple suppliers Foxconn, Sharp, TSMC all weigh building manufacturing plants in USA

01/13/2017, 08:18:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Three of Apple's key suppliers -- Foxconn and its subsidiary Sharp, as well as chipmaker TSMC --have all expressed interest in taking advantage of business-friendly incentives proposed by incoming U.S. President Donald Trump, though no commitments have been made.

5G moving forward: Intel announces 5G modem, AT&T announces migration plan

01/04/2017, 01:40:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Intel is attempting to streamline and accelerate the deployment of next-generation wireless internet connectivity with a new, global 5G modem, while AT&T chooses to not wait for a standard to emerge, and is moving forward with its own testing plan.

Mac losing focus of Jony Ive, others in Apple management - report

12/20/2016, 09:36:27 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Despite promises by Chief Executive Tim Cook that "great desktops" are coming, Apple's Mac team has become seriously neglected in favor of iOS devices, a new report claims.

Alphabet joins Apple in scaling back self-driving car plans, could launch ridehailing service by end of 2017 [u]

12/13/2016, 09:57:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

In a decision drawing parallels with Apple, Alphabet is reportedly ratcheting down its goals for self-driving cars, scrapping plans to build a vehicle without pedals or a steering wheel -- at least for the foreseeable future. [Updated with Alphabet's Waymo spinoff announcement]

Apple first went public 36 years ago today: now up 18,492 percent

12/12/2016, 05:07:02 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

On December 12, 1980, Apple Computer Inc. went public in an Initial Public Offering that sold 4.6 million shares at $22 each, generating more capital than any other IPO since Ford Motor Company in 1956 and instantly creating 300 millionaires.

Apple adds Minneapolis-Saint Paul transit directions to Apple Maps

12/05/2016, 12:54:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple on Monday continued the expansion of public transit directions for Maps, adding systems for the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area in Minnesota.

Apple's Austin campus now up to 6,000 workers as company touts 2M US jobs since 2007

11/21/2016, 11:44:05 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

In a weekend profile of Apple's campus in Austin, Tex., the company claimed that it has created over 2 million jobs in the U.S. since the iPhone first went on sale in 2007.

Chinese state-run media promises consequences for Apple, others if Trump starts trade war

11/14/2016, 08:59:05 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

China has threatened that a trade war against the country will result in more harm to the U.S., with a state-run paper threatening that the government will take "countermeasures" against Apple's iPhone and the automotive industry if an economic conflict comes to pass.

How Donald Trump's election as U.S. President could affect Apple

11/09/2016, 06:08:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Anticipating the full impact of the election of Donald Trump is difficult because his campaign offered little in terms of real policy proposals, instead favoring high energy crowd rallies and the drawing of media attention through the use of incredible and often shocking comments. There are some clues as to what he might make priorities in his administration however.

Apple adds First National Bank of Texas, 22 other US banks & credit unions to Apple Pay

11/01/2016, 04:47:15 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple Pay on Tuesday gained support for 23 additional U.S. financial institutions, filling in some of the country's increasingly narrow coverage gaps.

Apple's Beats 1 head DJ Zane Lowe giving music keynote at 2017 SXSW

10/17/2016, 06:11:56 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Next year's SXSW tech and music gathering will include a keynote speech from Apple Beats 1 lead DJ Zane Lowe, among its 700 presentations.

Apple Maps transit coverage comes to San Antonio & Dallas Fort-Worth

08/15/2016, 09:05:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Monday introduced public transit coverage to two more urban areas in Texas, namely San Antonio and the Dallas-Fort Worth region.

Apple Maps mass transit information for Vancouver, San Diego goes live [u]

07/25/2016, 02:53:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple on Monday added public transit directions for Vancouver, British Columbia and San Diego, California for users of the Maps apps on iOS and OS X.

Rumor: TSMC to be exclusive manufacturer of both Apple's 'A10' & 'A11' chips

07/18/2016, 08:02:20 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple competitor Samsung could be on the outs for the next two generations of iPhone processors, according to a new rumor, which claims that rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company will be the sole provider of both the "A10" and "A11" CPUs.

Inside Apple Campus 2 and its vast expanses of sedak glass

07/13/2016, 11:59:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's ambitious Campus 2 project makes extensive use of massive glass panels built by German fabricator sedak, specifically chosen to blur the lines between office space inside and serene landscapes outside, much the same way that the company's products seek to blur the line between hardware and software.

Apple and the Bot War on Apps

07/10/2016, 10:18:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

A new media narrative is unfolding, replete with statistics all seeking to provide evidence that Apple's success with native apps is over. There's no clear agreement on what exactly will take over--Chat Bots, Voice Assistants, the Web, Augmented Reality or some new and unknown successor--but it is clear that the loser must be Apple. It has to be, because it's desperately needed by Apple's rivals.

TSMC expected to net big revenue boost on Apple 'A10' chips for 'iPhone 7'

06/30/2016, 09:49:51 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple processor maker TSMC is reportedly forecast to grow revenues almost 20 percent sequentially in its third quarter, owing primarily to shipments of "A10" processors for Apple's "iPhone 7."

Apple pulls legacy non-Retina MacBook Pro from retail store displays

06/20/2016, 12:55:12 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple Stores are beginning to remove the 13-inch non-Retina MacBook Pro from their showfloors, in what may be a sign the company is preparing to completely phase out the product with a spinning optical disc drive, AppleInsider discovered on Monday.

AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule pulled from U.S. Apple Stores

05/27/2016, 12:50:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Although the products are still available online, Apple no longer appears to be selling the AirPort Extreme or Time Capsule in its U.S. retail stores, according to a Friday report and checks by AppleInsider.

Apple unable to repair iPhone of teen lost at sea

05/12/2016, 01:04:00 AM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A team of Apple engineers worked "around the clock" to return missing Florida teen Austin Stephanos' iPhone back to working order after it was submerged in sea water for some eight months, but on Wednesday the device was deemed unrepairable.

Apple Pay picks up over 20 more US banks including Texas' Moody National

05/03/2016, 01:03:02 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Tuesday updated the roster of U.S. banks supporting Apple Pay with 26 new entries, such as Moody National Bank, one of the biggest headquartered in Texas with branches in Houston, Galveston, and Austin.

Apple Maps adds public transit directions for Rio de Janeiro in prep for 2016 Summer Olympics

05/02/2016, 12:24:40 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

People in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro can now access public transit directions through Apple Maps, an addition presumably geared towards the 2016 Summer Olympics, which start on August 5.

Apple will attempt data extraction on iPhone of teen lost at sea, report says

04/29/2016, 06:37:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Apple forensics experts will attempt to extract data from an iPhone 6 used by missing Florida teen Austin Stephanos, who was presumed lost at sea some nine months ago, a lawyer representing the Stephanos family said Friday.

TSMC sales to Apple rose nearly $2 billion in 2015 as chip battle with Samsung continues

04/27/2016, 11:21:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

TSMC picked up an extra $1.99 billion in Apple sales during 2015, buoying the chipmaker's entire growth for that year, and further cutting rival chipmaker Samsung out of the iPhone maker's supply chain.

Apple 'seems willing' to help repair, access iPhone of teen lost at sea

04/25/2016, 11:26:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Eight months after two Florida teenagers disappeared on a fishing trip in 2015, an iPhone recovered from the pair's recently discovered boat might yield answers as to their fate. And Apple is reportedly willing to help.

Apple Music to sponsor Drake's 'Summer Sixteen' tour

04/25/2016, 02:19:31 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Rapper Drake on Monday announced his upcoming "Summer Sixteen" tour, notably highlighting Apple Music as a sponsor -- the first time Apple Music is believed to have backed any concert tour.

Apple Maps public transit data comes to Portland, Oregon

04/11/2016, 09:31:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

New cities with Apple Maps transit data continue to be added on a regular basis, with the town of Portland, Ore., the latest to enter the fold, on the heels of Montreal and Austin.

White House won't publicly back legislation allowing judges to order decryption - report

04/07/2016, 09:46:17 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Despite recent comments by President Obama, the White House won't publicly support upcoming draft legislation that would let judges order companies like Apple to help decrypt their products, a report said on Thursday.

Apple Maps transit directions expand to include Montreal

04/06/2016, 03:55:44 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

This week, the slow and steady roll-out of Apple Maps transit data continued, adding the second-largest city of Canada, Montreal, to its lineup.

President Obama urges prudence from both sides of encryption debate, warns against 'absolutist' position

03/11/2016, 06:41:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Speaking on the encryption debate at SXSW Interactive in Austin on Friday, President Barack Obama carefully navigated the waters between government overreach and civil liberties, saying that while both sides need to make concessions, encryption advocates should avoid taking an absolutist stance on the issue.

Just in time for SXSW, Apple Maps transit directions launch in Austin

03/08/2016, 12:07:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Days before the South by Southwest festival is set to kick off, Apple Maps has added public transit information to the host town of Austin, Tex., benefitting the tens of thousands who will descend upon the city.

Apple, Inc set to open new $25 million tech center in Hyderabad, India by June

02/12/2016, 07:53:51 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is reportedly opening its first technology development located in India, on 250,000 sq ft of land within the IT corridor of Hyderabad, next to facilities for Microsoft, Infosys, Wipro and Cognizant, reportedly within Tishman Speyer's WaveRock facility.

AT&T lays plans to begin testing 5G data in 2016, brings back 2-for-1 iPhone deal

02/12/2016, 12:55:43 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

AT&T on Friday announced its plans to test 5G network technology, beginning with lab tests in the second quarter done in collaboration with Intel and Ericsson.

This week on AppleInsider: Child labor concerns, software updates, an Irish bomb threat & more

01/23/2016, 05:49:00 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Developments in the "real" world grabbed many headlines this week, including a bomb threat in Ireland, a new iOS development center in Italy and worries that Apple's battery suppliers are using child labor. The company meanwhile released a bevy of software updates for OS X and iOS.

Donald Trump promises to make Apple manufacture in US instead of China

01/18/2016, 04:57:28 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

In a campaign speech at Virginia's fundamentalist Liberty University on Monday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump tangentially promised that he would force Apple to manufacture its hardware in the US instead of looking to overseas labor.

Obama administration planning to speed up development of self-driving cars

01/13/2016, 12:35:18 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

The White House will reportedly announce efforts to speed up the development of self-driving cars on Thursday, something that may be of extreme interest to Apple as it readies its own such vehicle.

CNN to air Alex Gibney's 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine' this Sunday

12/29/2015, 01:33:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

CNN has launched a microsite advertising its upcoming broadcast of "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine," the controversial Alex Gibney documentary about Apple's iconic co-founder.

Google to reportedly partner with Ford on self-driving vehicle project

12/21/2015, 11:25:47 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Google will soon be one step closer to bringing its autonomous car technology to the consumer market, as a report on Monday claims the company is teaming up with Ford on a project that could lead to automated ride sharing services.

Google to spin off self driving cars as separate Alphabet business - report

12/16/2015, 04:02:36 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

As the race to bring self driving cars to market heats up, Google apparently plans to spin off its own initiative as a separate company under the Alphabet banner next year, according to a new report.

Apple supplier TSMC to set up $3B independent factory in mainland China

12/07/2015, 12:13:51 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Taiwan-based Apple supplier TSMC on Monday announced plans to launch a $3 billion chip production factory in Nanjing, China, forgoing the help of any local corporate partners.

IBM Swift Sandbox lets you test Apple's newly open-source programming language in your browser

12/04/2015, 01:44:32 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Just hours after Apple made its Swift programming language open source, IBM has introduced a new, simple, and free browser-based way for developers to get started writing code.

Apple Store brings same-day Postmates deliveries to Manhattan

11/17/2015, 03:52:37 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Tuesday updated its online store to allow same-day deliveries in Manhattan, offered through its partner for the service, Postmates.

Apple TV-focused Tech Talks going on world tour from December to February

11/10/2015, 02:29:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Experts from Apple will cross the globe in the coming months to help developers make better apps for the new Apple TV and its tvOS App Store, with 11 total Tech Talks scheduled for a two-month span.

Apple Pay gains support for 29 more US financial institutions, including Scottrade

10/13/2015, 11:11:43 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Tuesday added 29 more U.S. banks to the roster supporting Apple Pay, perhaps the most significant inclusion being Scottrade, the nationwide trading and investments firm.

Apple Pay now boasts more than 500 US banks thanks to latest round of additions

09/15/2015, 03:26:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple on Tuesday added 46 US banks to its list of Apple Pay backers, putting the total over 500 for the first time as it prepares to roll out a series of further improvements to its mobile payment platform.

TSMC rumored to be exclusive manufacturer for Apple 'A10' CPU in 2016

09/14/2015, 10:46:40 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Taiwan's TSMC is set to become the exclusive manufacturer of an Apple "A10" processor for next-generation iPhones, cutting Samsung out of the loop, according to a new rumor.