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Apple-exclusive enhanced 'Game of Thrones' ebook arrives on iBooks store

09/29/2016, 12:09 pm

Random House has debuted the first volume in a series of enhanced editions of George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels, exclusively on Apple's iBooks marketplace.

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AI initiative counts Google, Microsoft, IBM among its ranks, Apple declines invite

09/29/2016, 11:09 am

Six companies including Microsoft and Google have launched a cross-disciplinary partnership to steer the future of artificial intelligence development, but as of yet, Apple has not signed on.

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Trade-in Deal: $10 cash bonus when you sell your old iPhone or Apple Watch to BuyBackWorld

09/29/2016, 10:09 am

AppleInsider readers upgrading to a new iPhone or Apple Watch this month can use an exclusive promo code to tack on an additional $10 bonus to existing payouts of up to $300 when selling their old Apple devices to BuyBackWorld. Plus, lock in a cash payout today and hold onto your old device until Halloween.

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Eddy Cue talks music with Bruce Springsteen at Apple's SoHo store

09/29/2016, 09:09 am

Apple's senior VP of internet software and services, Eddy Cue, sat down for an interview with rock musician Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday night, who appeared at Apple's SoHo store in New York City to promote his new autobiography Born to Run.

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Chinese media, government confirms Apple research center in Beijing tech corridor

09/29/2016, 09:09 am

According to Chinese media, Apple is launching its first research and development center in the country, located in long-time technology incubation area Zhongguancun Science Park, Beijing.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to headline Sen. Orrin Hatch's Utah Tech Tour on Friday

09/29/2016, 12:09 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook is slated to sit down with U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch this Friday in a Q&A session that will cap off the senator's Utah Tech Tour, an event created to shine a light on the state's technology community.

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Spotify reportedly engaging SoundCloud in advanced buyout negotiations

09/28/2016, 06:09 pm

Potentially further consolidating the streaming audio business, Spotify is said to be in discussions to purchase user-driven music and podcast hosting service SoundCloud.

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Apple partners with leading business service provider Deloitte for enterprise IT

09/28/2016, 03:09 pm

Apple continues to move into enterprise information technology, with a new partnership with Deloitte formed to help businesses utilize the iOS ecosystem of hardware, software and services in the workplace.

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Second man pleads gulity in 'Celebgate' hacks of iCloud & Gmail accounts

09/28/2016, 11:09 am

Edward Majerczyk of Illinois has become the second person to plead guilty in 2014's "Celebgate" scandal, which saw the leak of nude photos and other private data from hundreds of people, including many female celebrities.

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Apple to house 1,400 employees at London's restored Battersea Power Station starting in 2021

09/28/2016, 09:09 am

Consolidating a number of offices around London, Apple plans to open a new British headquarters inside an iconic decommissioned power station on the south bank of the River Thames.

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First look: DJI touts Mavic Pro drone's compact design, spotlights continued partnership with Apple

09/27/2016, 05:09 pm

Two major drone announcements this month featured Apple's iOS platform as the centerpiece of the world of aerial photography, being used on the go to view, capture and edit footage. DJI and its new Mavic Pro go a step further, working with Apple's retail stores to provide customers with hands-on impressions via trained pros.

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DJI launches ultraportable iOS-connected Mavic Pro camera drone for $999

09/27/2016, 11:09 am

Drone maker DJI on Tuesday unveiled its latest flying camera --a foldable, portable, sub-$1,000 device dubbed the Mavic Pro. AppleInsider went hands-on with the all-new aerial camera, and offers a closer look.

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Apple patents laser mapping system, hybrid mechanical-capacitive keyboard, invisible I/O connectors

09/27/2016, 04:09 am

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple three patents covering laser-based positional and 3D mapping hardware, a keyboard with mechanical switches and capacitive touch sensitive keys, and optical interconnect technology .

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Apple, Silicon Valley raised millions to fund Hillary Clinton platform backing tech's positions on encryption, privacy, innovation, patents, education

09/26/2016, 08:09 pm

Ahead of the first U.S. Presidential campaign debates between Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, fundraising among California's Silicon Valley tech elite has decisively backed Clinton--in response to her policies that outline clear support for tech industry concerns involving encryption, privacy, innovation, patents and education.

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Disney said to be weighing Twitter purchase to bolster online video efforts

09/26/2016, 03:09 pm

The Walt Disney Company is reportedly examining the prospects, and the risks, of purchasing social media venue Twitter, potentially battling Google and Salesforce for the service.

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Sonos brings PLAY:1 & PLAY:5 speakers to Apple's online & retail stores

09/26/2016, 02:09 pm

Wi-Fi speaker maker Sonos on Monday announced a partnership that will see the company's PLAY:1 and PLAY:5 speakers sold in Apple's online and physical retail stores.

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Photos show Apple's newly relocated & revamped Brea Mall store [u]

09/26/2016, 11:09 am

As planned, Apple reopened its Brea Mall outlet in California on Saturday, and photos shared with AppleInsider show that the location is steeped in Apple's latest fashion-oriented design aesthetic. [Updated with more info about weekend store openings]

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This week on AI: iPhone 7 & Apple Watch Series 2 review, McLaren buyout rumors, macOS Sierra launch & more

09/25/2016, 05:09 am

Fresh in people's hands, the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 were of course subjects of discussion -- but word about possible automotive takeovers stole some of the spotlight, as did new details on a rumored Amazon Echo competitor.

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Apple celebrates grand opening of first retail store in Mexico

09/25/2016, 05:09 am

Apple on Saturday opened the doors to thousands of waiting customers at its first brick-and-mortar retail store in Mexico, the first step in a planned expansion into the burgeoning Latin American smartphone market.

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Snapchat announces Spectacles video-recording sunglasses, available this fall for $130

09/24/2016, 02:09 am

Snap, Inc., the company formerly known as Snapchat, on Friday announced its first hardware product in Spectacles, a $130 pair of sunglasses with an embedded camera that captures 10-second point-of-view video clips at the tap of a button.

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