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Austin city council approves $8.6M grant for Apple facility

03/23/2012, 01:08:00 AM, Posted By Josh Ong

The Austin city council approved on Thursday a performance-based grant worth as much as $8.6 million for Apple's proposed plans to expand its offices and create as many as 3,600 new jobs in the city.

Review roundup: Apple's new iPad has 'spectacular' display, LTE 'screams'

03/14/2012, 10:00:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

The first reviews of Apple's third-generation iPad are beginning to appear, with most reviewers reporting that they are strongly impressed by the Retina Display and the fast 4G LTE speeds.

Apple to spend $304M on new Austin, Tex., campus, creating 3600 new jobs

03/09/2012, 11:03:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple plans to invest $304 million on a new campus in Austin that will create 3,600 new jobs and double the size of its workforce in Texas.

RIM says BlackBerry App World has 60K apps, 13% of publishers earn more than $100K

02/07/2012, 08:51:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Research in Motion announced on Tuesday that its BlackBerry App World is the second most profitable mobile application store behind Apple's App Store, beating out Google's Android Market.

MasterCard acknowledges it needs Apple to bring NFC payments into the mainstream

01/30/2012, 08:08:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Credit card card companies are working to push consumer payments away from plastic cards and into more secure electronic forms, but a MasterCard representative has acknowledged that getting NFC into Apple's iPhone will be critical in advancing the technology into the mainstream.

FileMaker highlights successful deployment of iPads by Austin, Texas

01/27/2012, 05:30:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

At Macworld Expo's MacIT conference, City of Austin staff members profiled how FileMaker Go has enabled them to rapidly eliminate paper work orders and streamline management of exhibitors in the vast Austin Convention Center using a fleet of iPads.

Samsung seeks $1B bond to expand Texas processor plant

01/16/2012, 06:37:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Samsung is in talks with banks to acquire $1 billion to fund an expansion at its facility in Austin, Texas that is said to be the source of A5 processors powering the iPad 2 and iPhone 4S, and could possibly be the factory responsible for Apple's next generation A6 chip bound for the rumored iPad 3.

Samsung ramps up A5 production in Texas; iOS 5.0.1 tweak may aid Siri ports

12/16/2011, 02:35:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Samsung began full-scale production of Apple's A5 processor at a new facility in Austin, Texas, this month, while hackers are claiming that Apple's recent tweaks to iOS 5.0.1 could open up legal ways to port the Siri voice assistant feature to other iOS devices.

Apple's founding contract expected to bring $150,000 at auction

11/28/2011, 05:49:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

The signed contract that established what would become the world's most valuable tech company is one of the highlights of an upcoming auction, and is estimated to sell for at least $100,000.

Apple working with US energy company on North Carolina solar farm

11/08/2011, 12:09:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

While companies from China dominate solar panel production, Apple has opted to partner with an American company to help build its forthcoming solar farm in North Carolina, AppleInsider has learned.

Apple planning solar farm opposite NC data center

10/25/2011, 11:37:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Local permits reveal that Apple is looking to build a solar farm across from its massive data center in Maiden, N.C., a move that could address criticisms environmental groups have leveled at the company.

Apple's iOS 5 Tech Talk World Tour 2011 coming to 9 cities worldwide

10/20/2011, 01:20:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple has confirmed that it will bring back its Tech Talk World tour this year, with the iOS 5-focused tutorials coming to nine cities between November and January.

Samsung to supply quad-core A6 CPU to Apple despite legal battle - report

10/17/2011, 10:42:00 AM, Posted By Slash Lane

Samsung is expected to remain the primary chip supplier for Apple and its anticipated next-generation A6 processor despite a bitter patent dispute between the two companies, according to a new report.

Rumor: Sprint installing cellular repeaters in Apple Stores ahead of iPhone 5

09/05/2011, 08:24:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

Sprint may have begun installing signal boosting equipment in and around Apple retail stores ahead of the rumored iPhone 5 launch on the carrier in October, according to a new report.

Intel interested in building Apple's mobile A4, A5 chips: report

05/03/2011, 06:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Intel is interested in gaining Apple's mobile chip manufacturing business, competing against the company's existing producer Samsung and other independent foundries Apple is rumored to be considering.

Bizarre lawsuit connects Apple, US presidents, Oprah Winfrey in conspiracy

04/13/2011, 03:50:00 PM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple is one of dozens of defendants named in a new bizarre lawsuit that seeks a whopping $75 billion in return for claims of civil rights violations, conspiracy and fraud, to name a few.

Apple supplier Samsung ramps up as iPad 2 demand surges [u]

03/30/2011, 10:45:00 PM, Posted By Josh Ong

Samsung will hire 300 engineers and technicians for a semiconductor plant in Austin, Tex., in the company's latest round of expansion largely driven by increased demand for the iPad and iPhone, while AU Optronics has denied rumors that it received orders for flat panel screens bound for the iPad 2.

Inside Apple's iPad 2 A5: fast LPDDR2 RAM, costs 66% more than Tegra 2

03/13/2011, 03:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The new A5 processor used by iPad 2 incorporates Samsung's new 46nm Low Power DDR2 memory, uses a variable clock speed and costs about $25, a significant premium over NVIDIA's competing Tegra 2.

Microsoft, RIM plan services to compete with Apple's iTunes

03/09/2011, 08:55:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Two of Apple's chief rivals are working on their own separate services to compete with iTunes, as Research in Motion has partnered with 7digital for its PlayBook tablet, and Microsoft is cooking up a secret project dubbed "Ventura."

Samsung to quadruple mobile chip production for Apple in 2011

01/28/2011, 07:00:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Sources in South Korea are reporting that electronics giant Samsung will boost its mobile Application Processor fabrication for Apple by a factor of four, producing more chips for the iPhone maker than it uses itself.

Apple accused of false patent marking in new lawsuit

07/19/2010, 10:40:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

Apple, along with wireless carriers Sprint and Verizon, is targeted in a new lawsuit filed by the organization Americans for Fair Patent Use, alleging false patent markings in product documentation.

Apple A4 processor in iPhone prototype has 256MB RAM

05/12/2010, 03:50:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

The markings on the processor inside the latest photographed next-generation iPhone prototype reveal the system-on-a-chip includes the Apple A4 and 256MB of Samsung DRAM on two dies.

Intrinsity likely powers Apple's A4 iPad processor

04/21/2010, 10:15:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Additional evidence has surfaced which indicates Apple purchased privately held chip designer Intrinsity in order to deliver iPad's fast A4 processor.

Hardware makers plan preemptive strike against Apple tablet at CES

01/04/2010, 09:25:00 AM, Posted By Neil Hughes

As CES kicks off this week, a great deal of focus will be on touchscreen tablet devices, which many companies plan to release in anticipation of Apple's own take on the mobile computing format.

Briefly: Apple shoots secret commercial, hit with patent suit

08/12/2009, 11:00:00 AM, Posted By Sam Oliver

Apple this week shot a commercial for an unreleased product; a Texas company alleges the iPhone maker infringed on its patents; and Microsoft files a trademark for its new retail logo.

Steve Jobs deposition offers peek inside Apple

04/27/2009, 05:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

A deposition given by Apple chief executive Steve Jobs to the Securities and Exchange Commission last year offers a window into the luminary's role at electronics maker and the largely fictitious history erected around his return to the company in 1997.

Steve Jobs testifies to feeling underappreciated by Apple board

04/23/2009, 05:15:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade

Roughly four years after returning to Apple, Steve Jobs had set the company on course for one of the most remarkable comebacks in Silicon Valley history but says he felt underappreciated by his board of directors and as a result asked for a sizable stock grant that would later play a major role in the company's widely publicized option-backdating scandal.

Late rumor has iPhone 3.0 getting copy-and-paste, multitasking

03/16/2009, 12:50:00 AM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple may be adding some of the iPhone's most heavily requested software features -- including multitasking the ability to copy and paste text -- with the unveiling of the 3.0 update this week.

Apple laying off 50 sales staff due to economy, enterprise

03/09/2009, 07:00:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

After making itself appear impervious to economic conditions, Apple has reportedly shown 50 enterprise sales workers the exit in a low-key move that refocuses the company.

Apple retail keeps it green during fire sale [updated]

03/07/2009, 09:00:00 AM, Posted By Prince McLean

In its latest effort to positively impact the environment, Apple's retail stores have initiated a new "no plastic bags" policy to cut back on the amount of unnecessary packaging it dumps in the hands of shoppers. [Updated 3/9 with image of poster card]

An evolving Dell rumored to enter smartphone market

01/13/2009, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Zach Spear

An equity research note discussing a possible Dell bid for cell phone market share is the latest sign of a company shifting its strategy to better compete against Apple and others.

Apple's OpenCL standard near complete in just six months

11/19/2008, 06:45:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple has reportedly set an industry record by moving its OpenCL parallel computing standard from its beginnings to imminent approval in half a year, paving the way for its inclusion in Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

iPhone Optus rumor; Apple TV allows movie sales; Mac web share

05/01/2008, 06:30:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple may use Australia as a testbed and sell the iPhone as a non-exclusive in the country, says one report. Meanwhile, Apple has enabled direct movie purchases from the Apple TV, Mac and iPhone web share has dropped in April as the iPhone becomes Flickr's top cameraphone. Also, Apple is moving some of its support efforts from California to Texas, and new iMacs have been tested against earlier models.

Mac shipments suspended from NYC Schools over WiFi flaw

04/17/2008, 03:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Scheduled delivery of Apple computers to schools run by the New York City Department of Education have been temporarily suspended due to problems related to connecting to the DOE's wireless network infrastructure.

Apple expanding Austin campus by 80,000 square feet

07/18/2007, 03:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple, which last year began planning its second Cupertino, Calif. campus, is now said to be extending its expansion efforts down south, where it plans to erect a 80,000-square-foot building at its campus in Austin, Texas.

Apple accepting applications for iPhone tech support reps

04/24/2007, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Wanna become one of the first telephone tech support representatives fielding questions on the iPhone? Well Apple recommends you submit your applications promptly, as training classes begin in May.

Apple's Jobs blasts teachers unions

02/19/2007, 10:30:00 AM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Apple chief executive Steve Jobs lashed out at teachers unions during an education reform conference on friday, claiming that no amount of technology in the classroom would better public schools until principals had authorization to fire bad teachers.

Samsung swipes SigmaTel's seat in new iPod shuffle

11/03/2006, 07:00:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Contrary to expectations, Apple Computer's second-generation iPod shuffle digital music player does not contain an audio decoder chip from SigmaTel, Inc.

Apple to repair shutdown-plagued MacBooks under warranty

09/07/2006, 07:00:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

Apple Computer has acknowledged that a problem exists with some of its Intel MacBooks where the notebook computers may intermittently shut down, but has vowed to fix those systems free of charge.

Some MacBooks plagued by discoloration

06/12/2006, 05:00:00 PM, Posted By Prince McLean

Several owners of Apple Computer's new MacBook computers are expressing concerns after noticing that portions of their shiny white notebooks have inexplicably turned shades of orange.

SigmaTel left out of Apple's shuffle replacement plans?

02/02/2006, 07:40:00 PM, Posted By Katie Marsal

In a few weeks Apple Computer is expected to unveil an update or replacement for its iPod shuffle digital music player, but current shuffle component suppliers may not be invited to the party.

Freescale CEO: Jobs wanted to move to Intel 5 years ago

12/07/2005, 11:00:00 AM, Posted By Kasper Jade

In a recent interview with CNet News.com, Freescale Semiconductor chief executive Michel Mayer spoke of his company's evolving business model and revealed that Apple chief Steve Jobs was itching to switch the Mac to Intel processors over five years ago.

Employees offer mixed reactions to Apple corporate life

03/30/2005, 10:35:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade and Katie Marsal

Employees from Apple Computer, Inc. offered mixed reactions to their experiences working for the company, a recent survey by New York-based research firm Vault revealed.

Apple to begin manufacturing flash-based iPod next month

11/12/2004, 04:00:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade

Flash-based iPod digital music player on tap for early 2005.

Apple working closely with Symbiot Security

03/19/2004, 01:00:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade

Apple Computer may have made a private investment in a small startup company specializing in Intelligent Security Infrastructure Management Systems (iSIMS), sources tell AppleInsider.com

Apple negotiating Austin-based corporate relocation

02/02/2004, 12:10:00 PM, Posted By AppleInsider Staff

Representatives of Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple are in serious talks to occupy space in Riata Crossing that's being vacated by Plano-based technology outsourcing company Electronic Data Systems Corp (EDS), according to the Austin Business Journal.

Apple to Take a Stab at Retail with Apple Boutiques

07/15/1999, 12:00:00 PM, Posted By Kasper Jade

The information presented in this report was gathered over the course of the past few months from multiple sources, both in and outside of Apple. Extensive research has been done on the story, so much so that mumblings of the deal have actually leaked to other less Apple-oriented publications. The full story, a complete analysis of the Apple Retail strategy and how it will effect Apple's future, is fully integrated below.

Apple Looking to Take Next Step in Retail Boutiques

10/29/1999, 12:00:00 AM, Posted By Kasper Jade

Back in July we broke a story, Apple to Take a Stab at Retail with Apple Boutiques, which carefully detailed Apple's distribution layout and how they intended to slowly transform to a more direct sales model, which would include the launch of Apple branded Retail Stores (or Boutiques). Since then we've mentioned very little on the subject, but this is by no means because the rumor turned out to be bogus or what not. In fact, we at AppleInsider have a very strong belief that this is one of those rumors that has yet to come to pass due to the extensive planning that must go into such a venture.