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Topic: General

Future watch: new Ethernet standard to bring 2.5 and 5 Gbit/sec speeds to existing cabling

10/01/2016, 05:10 am

The group responsible for the Ethernet specifications have unveiled a new pair of standards, bringing faster speeds to existing Cat-5e and Cat-6 cable runs, eliminating networking bottlenecks, and potentially saving organizations with large deployments a great deal of money.

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This week on AI: 'Touch bar' MacBook Pro in late Oct., all-glass casing on 2017 iPhones & more

10/01/2016, 05:10 am

For a rare moment, the Mac actually grabbed some the spotlight this week -- though it had to share the stage with yet more rumors about 2017 iPhones, and an assortment of minor Apple announcements.

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Apple ordered to pay $302.4M in damages to VirnetX in patent retrial

10/01/2016, 12:10 am

A federal jury on Friday found Apple's FaceTime product in infringement of patents owned by non-practicing entity VirnetX, a decision that will cost Apple more than $302 million in damages.

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Latest 4K drone footage of Apple's 'spaceship' Campus 2 shows landscaping, functional HVAC

09/30/2016, 11:09 am

The latest drone footage of Apple's new headquarters under construction shows the site more put together than in previous videos, with the entire site appearing to taking shape as a unified whole rather than disparate construction projects for the first time.

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10nm chip foundry process coming to Apple partner TSMC ahead of Intel

09/30/2016, 10:09 am

Apple chip foundry TSMC has given hints for its future road map, and claims that it will start mass producing 10nm chips before the end of 2016, nearly a year ahead of Intel.

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Customer rampages through French Apple Store, smashes iPhones, iMacs, MacBook Air

09/30/2016, 08:09 am

A disgruntled customer, upset at perceived slights by Apple support, has used a steel ball to smash assorted products inside the Dijon, France Apple retail store.

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AppleInsider podcast talks Apple Watch Series 2, iPhone 7, DJI Mavic Pro, and more

09/30/2016, 07:09 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil Hughes tells Victor Marks about the latest iOS tips, Dan's iPhone 7 review, Apple Watch Series 2, DJI's new foldable Mavic Pro drone, and more.

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Sharp to invest $568M in OLED technology in 2018

09/30/2016, 12:09 am

Apple display supplier Sharp on Thursday announced plans to invest 57.4 billion yen (about $568 million) in its OLED business as soon as the second quarter of 2018.

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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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