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Apple reveals plans for future Washington D.C. Carnegie Library store

05/08/2017, 11:05 am

Apple's plans to restore Washington D.C.'s Carnegie Library into a massive retail presence are moving forward, with the company presenting its plan to the Advisory Neighborhood Commission Monday evening.

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Apple confirms reduced App Store affiliate commission rates apply to in-app purchases

05/08/2017, 03:05 am

After sowing confusion by announcing, but seemingly not implementing, an iTunes Affiliate Program commission rate change in April, Apple on Sunday clarified that the updated terms only apply to in-app purchases.

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Apple Maps street-level imagery vans hitting Connecticut for first time

05/07/2017, 08:05 am

Apple has updated its street-level vehicle-mounted photography site, and in addition to efforts continuing all over the U.S. and overseas, vehicles associated with the project are now cruising streets in Connecticut.

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Review: Sonos Playbar speaker does all-in-one TV & music for Apple device owners

05/06/2017, 02:05 am

Even with a few rough edges, the Sonos Playbar may be a handy way for Apple device owners to tackle all of their living room audio needs.

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This week on AI: Apple's Siri speaker exposed, iPhone sales down, $1B US manufacturing fund & more

05/06/2017, 01:05 am

Apple revealed its March-quarter financial results on Tuesday, which saw profits up, but iPhone sales down. Perhaps the most interesting news of the week however was more information about Apple's rumored Amazon Echo competitor, based on Siri.

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Spotify, others file EU complaint over Apple and Google app store practices

05/05/2017, 09:05 pm

Apple and Google are being targeted by a host of European internet services firms, including streaming music leader Spotify, that are urging the European Commission to investigate the tech giants over "troubling" app store practices.

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Apple's Phil Schiller makes argument for screens on voice assistant devices like Amazon Echo

05/05/2017, 07:05 pm

Amidst rumors of a Siri home speaker, Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller in an interview published this week offered his thoughts on dedicated voice assistants like Amazon's Echo, saying the lack of an onboard screen is a hindrance in many situations.

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YouTube developing free original shows with Kevin Hart, Ellen DeGeneres & others

05/05/2017, 03:05 pm

Possibly concerned about the growing amount of original video on competiting services like Netflix, Hulu, and Apple Music, Google's YouTube has announced plans to premiere six new shows, starring people like Ellen DeGeneres and comedian Kevin Hart.

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AppleInsider podcast talks about the history of the professional Mac, and Apple's pro software

05/05/2017, 08:05 am

This week on a special live edition of the AppleInsider podcast, Dan and Victor talk about the history of the professional Mac hardware, the history of pro software, and what happens next, all recorded from a gathering of professional users at Adorama in New York City.

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How Apple subdivisions compare against Fortune 500 companies

05/04/2017, 09:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday revealed the company's wearables business -- AirPods, Apple Watch and Beats -- is now the size of a Fortune 500 company, while services revenue is on the verge of breaking into Fortune 100 territory. AppleInsider takes a closer look at the comparisons.

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Imagination enters dispute resolution with Apple, prepares to sell off secondary businesses

05/04/2017, 09:05 am

Apple's split-up with graphics tech supplier Imagination Technologies has entered into a "dispute resolution procedure," the latter company announced on Thursday, also revealing that it plans to sell off two of its businesses, MIPS and Ensigma.

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Latest Apple Park drone footage demonstrates scope of massive landscaping project

05/04/2017, 09:05 am

The latest drone footage from over Apple Park shows massive improvement in many aspects, but still a long way to go before the campus is fully complete.

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Apple's lower iTunes Affiliate rates only apply to in-app commissions, report says

05/04/2017, 12:05 am

Clarifying a recently announced iTunes Affiliate Program policy change that reduces commission rates, a report on Wednesday claims the new schedule applies only to in-app links, not websites and other outlets.

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First Singapore Apple Store to open soon after long delay

05/03/2017, 11:05 pm

Construction barriers blocking off Apple's first Singapore store were dismantled this week to reveal an "Apple loves Singapore" mural covering what will likely be a two-story glass facade, suggesting work on the flagship outlet is nearing completion.

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Apple highlights US job creation on new webpage, touts 2M jobs across 50 states

05/03/2017, 10:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday debuted a new webpage dedicated to highlighting the company's efforts toward generating jobs in the U.S., including the creation of two million jobs broken down by state, operating segment and more.

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Apple to create $1B 'advanced manufacturing fund' in US

05/03/2017, 06:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday said the company has created a $1 billion manufacturing fund that will help stimulate job growth in the United States.

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Friday Labs ships crowdfunded smart lock, adds HomeKit compatibility

05/02/2017, 09:05 pm

Two years after a successful funding round on Indiegogo, startup Friday Labs on Tuesday said it began shipping its HomeKit-enabled Friday smart lock to backers, while at the same time opening pre-orders to new customers.

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In two-pronged attack, Microsoft intros low-end Windows 10 S, high-end $999+ Surface Laptop

05/02/2017, 12:05 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the Surface Laptop, a new PC aimed at the educational market, despite having a $999 base price tag with 4 gigabytes of non-upgradeable RAM and 128 gigabytes of storage.

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New charity auction offers lunch with Tim Cook at Apple Park HQ

05/02/2017, 10:05 am

A new Charitybuzz auction benefiting Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is, as in the past, offering lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook -- this time however at the company's new headquarters, Apple Park.

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Twitter adds 11 more streaming offerings in live video push

05/02/2017, 09:05 am

Shortly after annnouncing a 24/7 streaming news deal with Bloomberg, Twitter has revealed another 11 video offerings, covering not just news but sports, music, and other fields.

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