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Latest Apple Park drone footage depicts massive atrium doors, landscaping progress

11/21/2017, 03:11 pm

The latest drone footage of Apple Park shows what appears to be complete landscaping with a full pond inside the circular headquarters, and has the closest shots of the large atrium doors yet seen.

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Redesigned YouTube app returns to Amazon's Echo Show

11/21/2017, 03:11 pm

Amazon has brought a YouTube app back to the display-equipped Echo Show, apparently resolving a conflict with Google over terms of service.

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Google's upcoming 'Fuchsia' OS to support Apple's Swift language

11/21/2017, 12:11 pm

Google's nebulous "Fuchsia" operating system -- still in development -- will apparently support apps written in Apple's open-source Swift programming language.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai reveals Net Neutrality repeal plan, vote on Dec. 14

11/21/2017, 12:11 pm

As predicted, the Federal Communications Commission has submitted its plan to return power to internet service providers over the terms of what content will be served to users, and to repeal previous net neutrality protections applied to customers and businesses.

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Apple's billion-dollar video investment seen leading to Netflix competitor

11/21/2017, 09:11 am

Not content with just Apple Music subscriptions, a new prediction says Apple could be gearing up for an "all in one Apple video and music offering," offering original content for a monthly fee within the next two to three years.

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Hands On: Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck with Radeon RX 560

11/21/2017, 01:11 am

External GPU enclosures can be pretty massive. Sonnet has a solution to the problem with the portable eGFX Breakaway Puck -- and AppleInsider has one to test.

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FCC looks to scrap net neutrality rules, report says

11/20/2017, 08:11 pm

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is on Tuesday expected to unveil plans to dismantle Obama-era net neutrality protections that prohibit internet service providers from slowing certain websites while allowing paid "fast lanes" for others.

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Justice Department sues to block AT&T takeover of Time Warner, report says

11/20/2017, 05:11 pm

AT&T's $85.4 billion bid to acquisition Time Warner is in jeopardy as reports on Monday claim the U.S. Department of Justice is set to file a lawsuit aimed at blocking the high-profile merger.

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Lisa Jackson doubles-down on 100% recycled material use goal, lauds Apple's environmental efforts

11/20/2017, 04:11 pm

Apple's Senior Vice President for Vice President Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson granted an interview to an Australian publication, and continued to drive home Apple's goal towards using 100 percent recycled materials across all of its products, Apple's "right to repair" philosophy, and Apple's point of view on the taxes it pays.

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Apple said to downsize Micro LED R&D in Taiwan, may be shifting focus to US

11/20/2017, 10:11 am

Apple has allegedly shrunk the workforce behind its Micro LED R&D efforts in Longtan, Taiwan, as a result of slow progress with the mass transfer of Micro LED chips onto receiver substrates -- though the company still appears committed to adopting the display technology on future products.

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This week on AI: 6.5-inch iPhone in 2018, Apple HomePod delay, UK robbery & more

11/18/2017, 12:11 am

People planning to get a HomePod for the holidays were disappointed by a surprise delay. We did, however, get a possible glimpse at future iPhones, including a colossal 6.5-inch model rumored to be coming next year.

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Apple Park Visitor Center opens, hosts gathering of Cupertino neighbors

11/17/2017, 06:11 pm

Cupertino locals were invited to Apple Park on Friday morning for their first glance at the new Visitor Center overlooking the new headquarters.

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Special delivery: Apple rush orders giant replacement glass for soon-to-open Brooklyn store

11/17/2017, 08:11 am

Days after a massive pane of glass shattered at Apple's upcoming downtown Brooklyn retail store, the company received a replacement piece Friday morning, custom ordered from German glass manufacturer Sedak.

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AppleInsider podcast talks rumored iPhone X Plus, Face ID 'hacks,' iPad Pro 2018 and more

11/17/2017, 08:11 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the iPhone X lineup for 2018, the supposed Face ID 'hacks', and a major motion picture shot entirely on iPhone 7 Plus.

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Tesla unveils new Semi with a 500 mile range, Roadster that can hit 250 miles per hour

11/17/2017, 12:11 am

Elon Musk's Tesla has debuted its semi truck that was previously expected with a 500 mile range between charges, and also unveiled a new roadster capable of going 620 miles -- with the ability to go zero to 60 miles per hour in 1.9 seconds.

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Apple dominates all electronics, jewelry companies in ethical sourcing of conflict minerals

11/16/2017, 10:11 pm

A report from a conflict mineral advocacy group puts Apple well ahead of other companies including Google, Microsoft, and Intel in efforts to develop supply chains of metals outside of conflict zones like the Congo.

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Apple's Denise Young Smith to leave Inclusion & Diversity post by end of 2017

11/16/2017, 05:11 pm

Though in the job for just 7 months, Apple's first-ever VP of Inclusion and Diversity, Denise Young Smith, is leaving the company at the end of the year.

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Apple's latest Machine Learning Journal entry talks face detection, Vision framework

11/16/2017, 11:11 am

Apple on Thursday published a new entry to its Machine Learning Journal for researchers and developers, discussing face detection and the related Vision framework, which developers can use for apps on iOS, macOS, and tvOS.

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Like Apple, Amazon abandons 'skinny' TV bundle plans following network resistance

11/15/2017, 11:11 am

For now, Amazon has allegedly jettisoned plans to offer a "skinny" bundle of cable and broadcast TV channels, owing to low expected profit margins and the same problem rumored to have halted Apple's bundle: resistance from networks.

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'Alpine White' version of DJI Mavic Pro drone is an Apple store exclusive

11/15/2017, 10:11 am

DJI has launched a limited-edition "Alpine White" version of the Mavic Pro, a 4K camera drone which can be viewed and controlled through an iOS app. The special color option will be available exclusively through Apple's retail channels and DJI's own outlets in most countries.

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