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Concerned about net neutrality, FCC probes Comcast, T-Mobile, & AT&T over data cap exemptions

12/18/2015, 10:12 am

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has issued letters to Comcast, T-Mobile, and AT&T, asking for more information on perks that exempt some services from counting towards Internet users' data caps.

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AppleInsider podcast talks Apple's executive shuffle, 3D Touch on iPad & more

12/18/2015, 08:12 am

This week's AppleInsider podcast discusses BBC iPlayer coming to Apple TV, big job changes at Apple, 3D Touch on iPads, and Mikey's review of Devialet's Phantom speaker.

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'60 Minutes' to feature Apple's secret design lab, next-gen Apple Store mockup

12/18/2015, 12:12 am

Charlie Rose is going deep inside Apple to interview the company's top brass in a special set to include a sneak peek at Apple's "store of the future" with retail chief Angela Ahrendts and a segment featuring Chief Design Officer Jony Ive in his famously secret design studio.

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Apple slapped with class action suit over iPhone 5/5s data leakage

12/17/2015, 10:12 pm

A group of disgruntled iPhone owners filed a lawsuit against Apple on Thursday for allegedly concealing a defect that caused iPhone 5 and 5s models to switch away from Wi-Fi to cellular data without users' knowledge, resulting in high cellular bills.

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Apple Store to offer free overnight shipping on Dec. 23, late-notice pickups on Christmas Eve

12/17/2015, 09:12 pm

As it has done in previous years, Apple is once again offering free next day deliveries to last minute holiday shoppers, as well as late in-store pickups at brick-and-mortar locations.

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Here's Johny Srouji: Apple's newest executive pioneered company's custom A-series chips

12/17/2015, 03:12 pm

After playing integral roles in two of Apple's most important product innovations --its custom A-series processors and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor --Johny Srouji has been rewarded with a new title that sees him reporting directly to CEO Tim Cook.

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As Apple's new marketing VP, Tor Myhren rides in on a wave of ad industry success

12/17/2015, 01:12 pm

Apple's new VP of Marketing Communications, Tor Myhren, comes from one of the behemoths of the international advertising industry, where he was responsible for a number of well-known and award-winning campaigns.

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Apple names Jeff Williams new chief operating officer, places Phil Schiller in charge of App Store

12/17/2015, 10:12 am

Apple announced an executive shakeup on Thursday, promoting Jeff Williams to the position of chief operating officer, and placing marketing chief Phil Schiller in charge of the App Store on all platforms.

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Apple rolls out revamped Mac in Business webpage with focus on success stories

12/16/2015, 10:12 pm

Apple launched a redesigned Mac in Business webpage on Wednesday to better target its growing presence in enterprise, highlighting corporate success stories, a special section detailing its partnership with IBM and reworked marketing literature focusing on individual productivity apps.

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Pandora, others must raise streaming royalties after Copyright Royalty Board ruling

12/16/2015, 08:12 pm

The federal Copyright Royalty Board on Wednesday ruled to raise Internet radio royalty rates, meaning companies that offer ad-supported services, such as Pandora and iHeartMedia, will have to pay out increased per-stream fees starting next year.

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ParkerVision files ITC complaint, patent lawsuit against Apple over RF technology

12/16/2015, 07:12 pm

ParkerVision, an RF technologies research and development firm, this week filed a U.S. International Trade Commission complaint and accompanying lawsuit against Apple, Samsung, LG and Qualcomm for allegedly infringing upon certain wireless networking patents.

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Proposed California rules would require self-driving Apple car to have human backup during testing

12/16/2015, 06:12 pm

Draft rules proposed by the California Department of Motor Vehicles would mandate that all self-driving vehicles -- including Apple's -- have a human driver at the helm at all times, among other stipulations.

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Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic set for Feb. 2 digital release, later on Blu-ray & DVD

12/16/2015, 03:12 pm

Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic will first come to home screens via a digital release from Universal Pictures on Feb. 2, with Blu-ray and DVD versions shipping on Feb. 16.

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Expansion to new third floor nearly complete at Apple Store in Hong Kong's IFC Mall

12/16/2015, 08:12 am

Apple's first retail store in Hong Kong will soon offer three floors of shopping space, once renovations are completed at the IFC Mall location.

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Apple shuts down Topsy two years after acquisition, forwards webpage to iOS 9 search support

12/15/2015, 09:12 pm

Tuesday marked an end of services for social media analytics firm Topsy Labs, a Twitter data specialist that was purchased by Apple in 2013 for more than $200 million.

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Apple has taken over Qualcomm's IMOD Mirasol display lab in Taiwan

12/15/2015, 01:12 am

Apple is now operating a top secret production laboratory in Longtan, Taiwan, formerly run by Qualcomm to develop a unique, low-power display technology known as IMOD, or Interferometric Modulator Display.

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Apple buys former Maxim chip fab in North San Jose, neighboring Samsung Semiconductor

12/14/2015, 08:12 pm

Apple just paid $18.2 million for a small 70,000 square foot silicon chip fab, formerly owned by Samsung, located in North San Jose, California, about a 20 minute drive from its current Infinite Loop headquarters in Cupertino.

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Apple gives retail employees 9 month free Apple Music subscriptions

12/14/2015, 07:12 pm

Later this month, Apple will be giving its retail employees a 9 month free subscription to Apple Music, in addition to the urBeats headphones the company earlier gave to its retail staff as a holiday gift.

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EU probe of Apple's Irish tax deal extended to 2016

12/14/2015, 02:12 pm

A European Union investigation into whether Apple's bespoke tax arrangement with the Irish government amounts to illegal state aid has been delayed again, as officials in Brussels continue to gather more information.

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FAA sets out official drone regulations with Feb. 19 registration deadline

12/14/2015, 02:12 pm

All drones between 0.55 and 50 pounds must be registered by Feb. 19, 2016, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced on Monday.

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