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Apple again sends users unsolicited push notification, advertises Apple Music compatibility with Amazon Echo

12/18/2018, 08:12 pm

For the fourth time in less than two weeks, Apple has used the push notification mechanism of a native iOS app for what amounts to an advertisement, this time touting Apple Music compatibility with Amazon's line of Echo devices.

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AT&T rolls out mobile 5G service in 12 US cities, connection requires accompanying Netgear hotspot

12/18/2018, 07:12 pm

AT&T on Monday announced its standards-based mobile 5G network is now live in 12 U.S. cities, though customers will need Netgear's Nightawk Mobile 5G Hotspot to access the speedy wireless platform.

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Apple's new Austin campus won by $41M in incentives

12/18/2018, 03:12 pm

Williamson County commissioners in Texas voted 5 to 0 on Tuesday to approve tax-funded handouts to Apple as it works to establish its second, $1 billion campus in north Austin.

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Apple remains in violation of Chinese court order after iPhone software update, Qualcomm says

12/17/2018, 09:12 pm

Despite a software update pushed out to iPhone users in China on Monday, Qualcomm believes Apple remains afoul of a court ruling that found certain models of the handset in violation of two patents.

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Need a last minute gift? Grab these Apple gift ideas for delivery before Christmas

12/17/2018, 01:12 pm

Let's face it: it's easy to get distracted during the holidays, especially if you've got children or travel to take care of. These are a few Apple-related products you can still order to ship in time for Christmas.

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France to hit Apple, other tech giants with new digital tax in January

12/17/2018, 10:12 am

France will introduce a new tax aimed at major technology companies, including Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, with the digital tax attempting to extract funds from the tech giants while other efforts to reform European tax law are underway.

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Apple poaches Tesla car designer Andrew Kim

12/17/2018, 09:12 am

Tesla Senior Designer Andrew Kim has started working for Apple, and is only the most recent move back to the company after a stint with the car manufacturer.

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Steve Jobs wanted ultra-optimized US manufacturing, Apple vets say

12/16/2018, 06:12 pm

Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs was, for a time, deadset on U.S.-based manufacturing of computers, an effort which collapsed after just eight years.

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First issue of Macworld signed by Steve Jobs fetches $47,775 at auction

12/14/2018, 03:12 pm

A copy of the first issue of Macworld bearing the rare signature of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has sold at auction, with the item far exceeding its estimate and selling for $47,775 when bidding ceased on Thursday.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Here are the best stocking stuffers for Apple fans

12/14/2018, 02:12 pm

While everyone thinks about buying larger gifts for the holidays, there's the often-overlooked area of stocking stuffers, smaller gifts to accompany the main presents. AppleInsider offers suggestions of handy items that fall under this category.

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Facebook says bug may have briefly exposed photos of 6.8 million app users

12/14/2018, 12:12 pm

Between Sept. 13 and Sept. 25, a bug temporarily exposed more photos than intended to third-party apps that use Facebook logins, the social network acknowledged on Friday.

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Apple to address Chinese iPhone ban with software update

12/14/2018, 12:12 am

After a Chinese court issued a preliminary injunction against certain iPhones for infringing on Qualcomm patents, Apple on Friday said it plans to resolve the issue with a software update expected for release next week.

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Apple suggests Chinese iPhone ban would force settlement with Qualcomm

12/13/2018, 08:12 pm

Arguing against a recent Chinese court decision to ban sales of older iPhones for infringing on Qualcomm patents, Apple says the injunction would force a settlement in its worldwide legal battle against the chipmaker.

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Apple commercials claim three spots in Adweek 'Best Ads of 2018' rankings

12/13/2018, 03:12 pm

Trade publication Adweek has published its annual list of the 25 best ads across all media, handing out three spots to TV commercials for Apple.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: The best gift ideas for the frequent traveler

12/13/2018, 02:12 pm

Traveling for work or pleasure is one of those activities that tests the mettle of your electronics -- if you have a frequent traveler in your life, here's a starting point for finding genuinely useful devices and accessories.

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First look at the site of Apple's $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas

12/13/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple on Thursday revealed plans to build a second, $1 billion campus in Austin, spanning 133 acres and housing 5,000 workers. AppleInsider took a look at the site as it exists today, and gives you a brief primer on the area.

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Apple looks to make Group FaceTime audio calls more realistic

12/13/2018, 08:12 am

Audio-only group FaceTime calls with multiple people could be easier to deal with in the future, as Apple has suggested a way to process audio to implement the "cocktail party" effect, to make it easier to determine who is speaking.

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Apple now has up to 50 doctors on staff for health tech work, report says

12/12/2018, 05:12 pm

Apple may now have as many as 50 medical doctors spread through the company as it continues to build on the health technologies found in the iPhone, Apple Watch, and HealthKit.

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Apple starts selling LumaForge video production servers to business customers

12/12/2018, 02:12 pm

Apple has started to sell servers from video software production hardware provider LumaForge through its retail channels, with three servers from the range now available to purchase by filmmakers and video editing firms via the Mac producer.

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Intel details 'Sunny Cove' processors suitable for 2019 Mac Pro, iMac Pro refresh in 2019

12/12/2018, 12:12 pm

Intel has revealed some of the innovations it will be putting to use in its upcoming processors, with the introduction of higher-performance Sunny Cove microarchitecture and 3D die stacking for processors potentially making their way into future Mac devices, with arrival more likely in Xeon-equipped iMac Pro and Mac Pro lines first.

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