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12/14/2015, 12:12 am

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The search for Apple's next big thing

12/13/2015, 08:12 pm

For years, Apple's detractors have predicted that the company's industry-leading profits from Macs, iPods, iPhones and iPads would erode away as cheaper products from high volume competitors--and more innovative disruptors--emerged to knock it from its profitable perch, forcing the company to constantly invent new product categories just to stay alive. But that hasn't happened. Instead, Apple keeps increasing its profitability while also expanding into new market segments.

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Review: Devialet Phantom is a high-end speaker worth its weight in Kevlar

12/13/2015, 10:12 am

Developed by niche French audio firm Devialet, the Phantom has achieved wide acclaim from industry acolytes for impossibly low-distortion sound reproduction rivaling that of speakers ten times the cost and many times the size. It's also the latest chic accessory to be featured in Apple's retail stores.

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This week on AppleInsider: March event rumors, streaming TV on 'hold,' Smart Battery Case hoopla & more

12/12/2015, 05:12 am

Even with the Christmas break rapidly approaching, news actually picked up this week thanks to new releases, a possible Apple Watch event in March, and the company giving up on launching a streaming TV service -- at least for the time being.

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Mark Cuban says Apple should remove Twitter from iOS App Store for objectionable content

12/11/2015, 06:12 pm

Serial entrepreneur Mark Cuban on Thursday called on Apple to banish Twitter -- ironically through Twitter itself -- from its iOS App Store for violating the company's app review policies, specifically those concerning objectionable user generated content.

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Banksy mural in France uses Apple's Steve Jobs to make statement about Syrian refugees

12/11/2015, 11:12 am

International street artist Banksy has been credited with a new mural at the "Jungle" refugee camp in the coastal city of Calais, France, drawing attention to the fact that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs had Syrian roots.

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AppleInsider podcast talks Apple in education, OTT Apple TV service plans, Smart Battery Case, more

12/11/2015, 08:12 am

This week's AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple's battle with Google over the education market, a rumored suspension of negotiations toward an over-the-top TV service and the next-generation Apple Watch, among other topics.

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Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet & Aaron Sorkin pick up Golden Globe nominations for 'Steve Jobs'

12/10/2015, 03:12 pm

Three of the key players in Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs biopic -- actors Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet, along with screenwriter Aaron Sorkin -- were officially selected as nominees for this year's Golden Globes on Thursday.

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GoPro brings camera controls to Apple Watch, teases 'Karma' drone for 2016

12/10/2015, 10:12 am

Action-cam maker GoPro will now let Apple Watch owners control their cameras from their wrist. Meanwhile, the company is teasing its first-ever drone -- officially called the Karma -- due to ship in 2016.

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Apple invention uses self-healing elastomers to weatherproof iPhone connectors, audio jack

12/10/2015, 05:12 am

An Apple patent application on Thursday suggests a method of portable device weatherproofing that buries sensitive electrical device contacts beneath a layer of self-healing elastomer, allowing connectors to penetrate without leaving lasting aesthetic or structural damage.

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Walmart launches QR code mobile payment system to rival Apple Pay

12/10/2015, 02:12 am

Walmart on Wednesday announced it will be entering the mobile payments business with a branded system called Walmart Pay, a direct competitor to existing solutions from the likes of Apple, Alphabet and Samsung.

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Cook says Apple won't race Google to bottom of education market, calls Chromebooks 'test machines'

12/09/2015, 07:12 pm

At an Hour of Code educational coding session in New York on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is interested in building powerful, meaningful products for students and teachers, not inexpensive "test machines" like Google's Chromebook.

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Apple's Tim Cook talks LGBT rights, Syrian refugees in accepting 'Ripple of Hope' award

12/09/2015, 03:12 pm

On Tuesday night, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook formally accepted his "Ripple of Hope" award from the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization, speaking for almost 12 minutes on a variety of hot-button issues.

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Amazon announces integrated add-on subscriptions for Prime Video viewers

12/08/2015, 05:12 pm

Amazon on Tuesday unveiled the Streaming Partners Program, which -- at extra cost -- will allow Prime Video subscribers to add streaming services that are normally hosted separately.

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Apple to open its 28th store in China on Dec. 12 in Nanning

12/08/2015, 11:12 am

Apple is set to launch a new Chinese Apple Store on Saturday, Dec. 12 in the southern city of Nanning, situated in Guangxi province.

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Apple Stores expand high-end audio offering with Devialet Phantom 'implosive' speakers

12/08/2015, 09:12 am

High-end French audio firm Devialet on Tuesday announced immediate availability of its highly acclaimed, just-under-$2,000 Phantom Implosive Sound Center at select U.S. Apple Stores, with wide availability to follow in 2016.

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Apple to invest $13M in Sacramento campus expansion, generate thousands of jobs

12/07/2015, 10:12 pm

Apple is making preparations to transform a large warehouse at its Elk Grove campus in Sacramento, Calif., into a logistics center, a move that city officials estimate could generate several thousand new jobs.

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Apple to end One to One Group Training on Dec. 17, launch streamlined reservation page

12/07/2015, 06:12 pm

After phasing out One to One personal training memberships earlier this year, Apple is slowly winding down services for existing members, recently announcing an end to Group Training and reservation page tweaks.

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Apple supplier TSMC to set up $3B independent factory in mainland China

12/07/2015, 12:12 pm

Taiwan-based Apple supplier TSMC on Monday announced plans to launch a $3 billion chip production factory in Nanjing, China, forgoing the help of any local corporate partners.

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Apple's Craig Federighi talks Hour of Code, dismisses findings on value of educational tech spending

12/07/2015, 10:12 am

Apple's senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, promoted the company's participation in Code.org's annual Hour of Code events in a Monday interview, while downplaying suggestions that school spending on technology hasn't provided any meaningful advantages over regular education.

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