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Apple posts WWDC 2016 keynote video, iOS 10 ad, Swift developer story online [u]

06/13/2016, 05:06 pm

After wrapping up the onstage portion of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, Apple on Monday published a full video of the keynote event, as well as an iOS 10 ad and Swift coding feature, to its website and YouTube.

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Apple now has over 2M apps in App Store, paid nearly $50B to developers

06/13/2016, 01:06 pm

At its Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the App Store recently reached a milestone with more than two million apps in circulation, which have generated nearly $50 billion for developers.

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AppleInsider is live at WWDC 2016 - get all the breaking news as it happens

06/13/2016, 11:06 am

Apple is set to announce the next-generation versions of iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, and AppleInsider is there live in San Francisco with up-to-the-second news and analysis.

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India asking for commitment on manufacturing before approving Apple Stores

06/13/2016, 11:06 am

The Indian government is aiming to get a firm commitment from Apple on local manufacturing before authorizing the launch of any Apple Stores in the country, a report said on Monday.

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LinkedIn's iOS Developer Community cancels WWDC watch party after Microsoft purchase

06/13/2016, 10:06 am

Just hours before Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote was scheduled to start, LinkedIn's iOS Developer Community canceled its San Francisco-based watch party, following the news that the social networking service was acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion.

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Microsoft buys professional social networking service LinkedIn for $26.2B

06/13/2016, 08:06 am

Microsoft on Monday announced it will acquire LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction worth $26.2 billion, bringing more than 433 million members of the social networking site under the Redmond, Wash., company's banner.

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New Apple Campus 2 tour highlights 'breathing' concrete, glass panels, power tech & more

06/11/2016, 07:06 pm

A new tour of Apple's Campus 2 headquarters in Cupertino -- due to start operations in early 2017 -- offers a close-up glimpse of the building's progress, and some of its unique architectural details.

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This week on AI: App Store shakeup, new Apple Watch bands, Apple sells energy & more

06/11/2016, 04:06 am

Newsmakers mostly held their collective breath ahead of next week's WWDC in San Francisco, but Apple surprised developers by announcing some major changes to the App Store, some of which will take effect as soon as Monday.

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Apple prepares San Francisco venues for WWDC 2016

06/10/2016, 10:06 pm

As it does every year, Apple on Friday began to decorate the two main San Francisco venues that will host this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, installing banners, flags, utility equipment and more.

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Bluetooth 5 to debut next week with 4X speed, 2X range of Bluetooth 4.2

06/10/2016, 07:06 pm

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group on Friday pegged an official June announcement date for Bluetooth 5, a next-generation near-range wireless transmission technology set to feature substantial performance gains over the existing Bluetooth 4.2 protocol.

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Amazon preparing standalone streaming music service to compete with Spotify, Apple Music

06/10/2016, 05:06 pm

Putting it in more direct competition with rivals, Amazon is readying a standalone music streaming service independent of regular Prime subscriptions, a report claimed on Friday.

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Apple signs deal to harness energy from landfill gas in North Carolina

06/10/2016, 11:06 am

Continuing the company's efforts in green energy, Apple and North Carolina's Catawba County have reportedly signed a 16-year lease agreement that will let it build a plant generating power from landfill gas.

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iOS 10, macOS, MacBook Pro: AppleInsider podcast breaks down the rumors ahead of WWDC

06/10/2016, 08:06 am

This week, the AppleInsider podcast discusses the latest in WWDC rumors, including new MacBook Pros, what to expect from new versions of iOS and OS X, the next watchOS and the future of the Apple Watch, and much more.

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Imposters again target NYC Apple Store, pilfer $16,000 in iPhones

06/09/2016, 11:06 pm

New York's Apple Stores have been hit by a rash of burglaries perpetrated by thieves employee lookalikes, the latest heist seeing more than $16,000 worth of iPhones swiped from the company's swanky SoHo outlet.

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Rumor: Apple to debut iMessage for Android at WWDC 2016

06/09/2016, 07:06 pm

An unconfirmed, and somewhat tenuous, rumor on Thursday claims iMessage will be Apple's next Android release, with the company potentially planning a debut next week at its Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Apple establishes 'Apple Energy' to resell green energy back to providers

06/09/2016, 12:06 pm

Apple has established a new subsidiary firm, "Apple Energy LLC," geared towards reselling surplus energy from the company's solar farms back to local grid systems.

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DOJ urges Supreme Court to return Apple vs. Samsung patent case to lower court

06/08/2016, 10:06 pm

The Justice Department on Wednesday filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Apple's appellate court win over Samsung in a nearly five-year-old patent dispute, a decision that would inevitably lead to a new round of litigation.

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Google to ape Apple's 'Subscriptions 2.0' payout policy without customer retention stipulation

06/08/2016, 06:06 pm

After Apple announced an upcoming change to its App Store revenue sharing policies that will net developers a larger cut for customers who maintain a subscription for more than one year, a report now says Google plans to offer identical terms -- minus the probationary period.

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Withings' Body Cardio scale delivers at-home heart health monitoring

06/08/2016, 05:06 pm

Withings on Wednesday launched a fourth-generation Wi-Fi connected scale called Body Cardio, offering users access to cutting edge cardiovascular health measurements formerly restricted to clinical settings, and other key health metrics, right on their iPhone.

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Apple employees raise Tim Cook to 8th place in Glassdoor CEO rankings

06/08/2016, 02:06 pm

An anonymous poll of employees at Apple has given Chief Executive Tim Cook a 96 percent approval rating, ranking him No. 8 among U.S. companies surveyed for Glassdoor's annual Employees' Choice Awards.

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