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Pinterest absorbs offline reading service Instapaper

08/23/2016, 05:08 pm

Popular clipping site Pinterest on Tuesday announced the takeover of Instapaper, a mainstay in the offline reading services world.

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Apple to reopen Thousand Oaks store on Saturday, close Cambridge shop for renovations

08/23/2016, 02:08 pm

Apple is set to reopen one outlet in Thousand Oaks, Calif. on Saturday, and will close another in Cambridge, Mass. just a day later to begin renovations.

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Lyft president says ridesharing service isn't looking to sell, blames Uber for rumors

08/23/2016, 12:08 pm

Ridesharing service Lyft is not actively looking for a buyer, though it has been approached by interested parties in the past, according to the company's president.

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Apple patent details visual-based AR navigation, confirms Flyby Media acquisition

08/23/2016, 02:08 am

Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent detailing a method of device localization -- mapping -- using computer vision and inertial measurement sensors, one of the first inventions to be reassigned from this year's acquisition of augmented reality startup Flyby Media.

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Samsung adopting Apple-like plan to sell refurbished smartphones

08/22/2016, 01:08 pm

Samsung is reportedly planning a dip into first-party sales of refurbished phones, pursuing a strategy similar to Apple in an effort to boost profits.

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Apple's health push continues with reported buyout of digital records firm Gliimpse

08/22/2016, 10:08 am

Earlier this year Apple purchased personal health data startup Gliimpse, a report revealed on Monday, potentially setting the stage for enhancements to CareKit, HealthKit, and ResearchKit.

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Foxconn acknowledges deaths of two workers from Apple-focused Zhengzhou plant [u]

08/22/2016, 08:08 am

On Monday Apple's primary manufacturing partner, Foxconn, disclosed the deaths of two workers from its Apple-oriented Zhengzhou factory, though there don't appear to be any immediate links to conditions at the plant. [Updated]

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Apple shakes up retail workforce with new and renamed job titles, other changes

08/21/2016, 09:08 pm

In an "all-hands" meeting for retail staff this weekend, Apple reportedly introduced a slew of significant changes including three new job titles, renamed existing positions, and even an updated corporate credo it wants workers to follow.

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Apple Annapolis latest to get 'next generation' retail treatment

08/20/2016, 07:08 pm

Apple opened its relocated Annapolis Mall store in Maryland on Saturday with "next-generation" renovations developed under retail chief Angela Ahrendts, including a large custom TV display, interactive wooden cabinetry and a massive sales floor.

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This week on AI: Future iPads, no LTE on Apple Watch 2, 'iPhone 7' street date & more

08/20/2016, 04:08 am

Though "iPhone 7" rumors continued to pour in ahead of next month's expected launch, the stars of the show this week may have been stories about what future iPads will bring, and what the second-generation Apple Watch might not.

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Lyft attempted sale to Apple, Didi Chuxing, Uber, GM, others

08/19/2016, 05:08 pm

Lyft, the second-largest ride-hailing firm in the U.S., in recent months made overtures to sell itself to tech companies, automotive manufacturers and competitors, but failed to hook a buyer.

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Apple-1 'celebration' auction bids hit $270K

08/19/2016, 04:08 pm

A motherboard that appears to be one of the first ever produced for the Apple-1 is up for auction on CharityBuzz, and has been valued at nearly $1 million.

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Apple prepares imminent reopenings of stores in Kansas City & Glasgow

08/19/2016, 11:08 am

On top of an outlet in Annapolis, Md., two more Apple stores are scheduled to reopen by the end of the month -- namely ones in Kansas City, Mo. and Glasgow, Scotland.

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AppleInsider podcast talks iPad upgrade cycle, watchOS 3 simplicity, 'iPhone 7' rumors

08/19/2016, 08:08 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk iPad upgrade cycles, compare simplicity of iPods and Apple Watch, and catch you up on all the latest 'iPhone 7' news.

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Relocated Annapolis Apple store to open on Saturday, Montgomery Mall shop closed until fall

08/18/2016, 03:08 pm

Although two of Apple's Maryland retail locations are currently out of commission, one of them will reopen this Saturday, Aug. 20, according to the company's website.

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'Store' no more in rebranding of Apple retail outlets

08/18/2016, 01:08 pm

Although the public might continue to use the old phrasing, officially Apple has dropped the term "Store" from its worldwide retail locations, visitors to the company's website have noticed.

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Uber to begin real-world use of self-driving cars in Pittsburgh this month

08/18/2016, 12:08 pm

Marking a small but significant step towards bringing self-driving technology to the public, Uber will later this month begin offering some Pittsburgh customers rides in specially-modified Volvo XC90s, a report revealed on Thursday.

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Sprint joins chorus of carrier updates, reveals its own unlimited data plan

08/18/2016, 11:08 am

On the heels of other carrier updates, Sprint has also revised its wireless plans, giving two phones unlimited data for $100 per month.

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T-Mobile One resurrects unlimited wireless data for iPhone, starting in Sept.

08/18/2016, 09:08 am

T-Mobile has unveiled a new data plan called T-Mobile One, featuring no data caps, but subscribers will experience streaming video restricted to DVD-quality and 2G tethered data without additional fees.

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Apple rumored to open first Austrian store in Vienna

08/17/2016, 01:08 pm

Apple may be preparing to launch its first Austrian store on Vienna's Kärntnerstrasse, home to a high-traffic shopping district, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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