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Samsung reportedly plans to refurbish, resell Note 7 in emerging markets

02/21/2017, 02:02 pm

Samsung is planning to sell refurbished units of the Galaxy Note 7 with smaller batteries in emerging markets, according to a South Korean report, in an attempt to mitigate some of the costs incurred as part of the electronic giant's battery-related smartphone recall.

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Third public betas of iOS 10.3, macOS 10.12.4 arrive from Apple

02/21/2017, 01:02 pm

A day after developers were issued fresh pre-release beta builds of all four of Apple's major platforms, new public betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 are also available to download.

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Verizon agrees to buy core of Yahoo for reduced $4.48B price tag following hacks

02/21/2017, 01:02 pm

Verizon on Tuesday announced a deal to buy the core business of Yahoo for $4.48 billion -- managing to secure a $350 million discount it was pursuing because of two major security breaches, the last of which affected over 1 billion accounts.

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Apple plans $51M expansion of Reno iCloud data center, codenamed 'Project Isabel'

02/21/2017, 11:02 am

Apple's data center operations in Reno, Nev., continue to expand, with the company now pursuing an additional 375,000 square feet of space to power its iCloud services, AppleInsider has learned.

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News agencies ask court to force FBI to reveal cost, source of San Bernardino iPhone hack

02/21/2017, 10:02 am

The U.S. government should be forced to reveal how much the FBI paid for tools to unlock an iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino shooting investigation, three major news organizations insisted to a judge on Monday.

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Irish government spent $467,000 on report defending Apple's tax arrangements

02/20/2017, 12:02 pm

The Irish government spent more than 440,000 euros ($467,000) on a report to defend the tax arrangements between the country and Apple, amid ongoing scrutiny from the European Union.

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Apple places 5th on corporate reputation poll, Samsung drops 42 spots

02/20/2017, 10:02 am

Apple is the fifth most reputable company in the United States, with the results of an annual poll into the public perception of a company putting the iPhone producer ahead of Disney, Google, Tesla, and Netflix in the rankings.

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Apple changes up ad strategy to focus on digital and regional campaigns

02/20/2017, 09:02 am

Apple's long-time ad partner, TBWA\Media Arts Lab, is "reorganizing and introducing a new operating model" in order to accommodate its client's new focus on digital and regional campaigns, according to a spokesperson for the agency.

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AirPods vs. Powerbeats3: Which Apple W1 headphones are better for working out and exercising?

02/18/2017, 01:02 am

Apple now has four pairs of headphones on the market with its proprietary W1 wireless chip, allowing for simpler Bluetooth pairing and better connectivity. But only two of those headphones are really well suited for workouts: Apple's AirPods and the Powerbeats3. AppleInsider helps you decide which pair is right for you.

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This week on AI: WWDC 2017, virtual buttons on 'iPhone 8,' BeatsX review & more

02/18/2017, 12:02 am

Apple announced the dates for this year's Worldwide Developers Conference, set to return to San Jose for the first time in well over a decade. Meanwhile, yet more hints about Apple's iPhone plans emerged, including a claim that the OLED iPhone will replace the home button with a virtual "function area."

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GM & Lyft to deploy 'thousands' of self-driving Bolts in 2018 - report

02/17/2017, 04:02 pm

Forging ahead of other self-driving tech makers like Apple and Waymo, General Motors is reportedly planning to test "thousands" of self-driving Chevy Bolts in partnership with Lyft, starting in 2018.

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Sprint, T-Mobile merger under consideration again, given change in US regulatory climate

02/17/2017, 04:02 pm

After laying fallow for two and a half years, the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint may be lurching back to life, given the change in the U.S. government, and a new willingness by SoftBank to cede control of Sprint to the combined company's master.

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Hands on: D-Link Omna 180, the first Apple HomeKit security camera

02/17/2017, 12:02 pm

This week, accessory maker D-Link began shipping the Omna 180, the first security camera on the market boasting compatibility with Apple's HomeKit line of smart home accessories. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the new hardware that can keep your home safe.

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Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee arrested for part in South Korean corruption scandal

02/17/2017, 10:02 am

The acting head of the Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, was arrested on Friday by police in South Korea, taken into custody hours after a warrant for his arrest was approved by the country's Central District Court.

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Bomb threat forces evacuation of Apple's flagship Australian store

02/17/2017, 09:02 am

Apple's flagship Australian store was briefly evacuated mid-day on Friday, in what appears to have been a response to a bomb threat, according to local media reports.

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Apple to begin iPhone SE production in India this April, report says

02/17/2017, 04:02 am

Apple's first "made in India" device will be the iPhone SE, with reports on Friday claiming the tech giant plans to start production of the entry-level handset in the coming months through contract manufacturer Wistron.

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AT&T expands unlimited plan to all customers, single line pricing starts at $100

02/16/2017, 05:02 pm

In a bid to stay current amid recently increased competition, AT&T on Thursday said it will make a new AT&T Unlimited Data Plan available to all post-paid customers on Friday, with tiers starting at $100 for a single user.

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Korean court approves arrest warrant for Samsung head Jay Y. Lee

02/16/2017, 04:02 pm

South Korea's Central District Court has approved an arrest warrant for the acting head of the Samsung Group, Jay Y. Lee, a report indicated on Thursday.

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Apple at peak of Fortune 'Most Admired Companies' list for 10th straight year

02/16/2017, 11:02 am

Racking up a 10-year streak, Apple on Thursday claimed the top spot on Fortune's "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 2017, based on the opinions of 3,800 executives, directors, analysts, and experts.

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Apple's WWDC 2017 art borrows design concept from 2010 Spanish film festival [u]

02/16/2017, 10:02 am

The colorful artwork Apple is using for its 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference is based on a poster for a Spanish film festival from 2010, both of which were created by the same artist (updated).

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