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Apple touts its environmental bona fides in new promotional video

04/20/2015, 09:04 am

Days after announcing new sustainability projects in the U.S. and China, Apple on Monday unveiled a new two-minute video highlighting the company's commitment to environmental responsibility.

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Apple sends out ticket confirmations to WWDC 2015 lottery winners

04/17/2015, 06:04 pm

Apple on Friday began sending out Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 ticket confirmations to lucky developers who were selected at random after registering to attend the annual event scheduled for June.

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Apple suppliers extend Lightning cable production to Brazil and Vietnam

04/17/2015, 04:04 pm

Hardware manufacturers responsible for supplying Apple's official Lightning to USB cable accessory have moved production beyond China and into Brazil and Vietnam, according to an updated Support Pages document.

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Ex-Apple exec Scott Forstall takes to Twitter for first time, announces Broadway musical

04/17/2015, 04:04 pm

In a marked departure from his former career at Apple, Scott Forstall posted on Twitter for the first time on Friday to announce his role as a co-producer in an upcoming Broadway musical, Fun Home.

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Apple's Tim Cook is the most pay-efficient CEO in America, Bloomberg says

04/17/2015, 11:04 am

The unprecedented financial success Apple has seen since Tim Cook took over as chief executive makes him the best corporate leader in America when it comes to pay versus performance, according to a new Bloomberg executive ranking.

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AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple Watch try-ons, WWDC 2015, iOS 9 hopes & more

04/17/2015, 08:04 am

This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast is now available to download and subscribe in iTunes or SoundCloud, with detailed analysis of this week's news. Neil, Shane and Steve discuss their Apple Watch try-on experience and impressions, WWDC 2015 speculation, hopes and fixes for the anticipated iOS 9, and more.

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Apple officially appoints Steve Dowling to VP of Communications

04/16/2015, 08:04 pm

It appears Apple has filled the shoes of former PR chief Katie Cotton, as the company's Leadership webpage now lists former interim communications chief Steve Dowling as VP of Communications.

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Snapchat paid ousted Apple exec Scott Forstall 0.11% to be advisor, according to leaked email

04/16/2015, 08:04 pm

A leaked email from last year's Sony Pictures data breach that surfaced Thursday reveals Snapchat granted former iOS chief Scott Forstall 0.11 percent of its stock in fully-diluted shares in return for being a special company advisor.

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Apple partners with SunPower to build twin 20-megawatt solar plants in China

04/16/2015, 03:04 pm

Apple is set to expand its global investment in alternative energy sources with the construction of two new solar energy sites in mainland China, which when combined will provide up to 80 million kilowatt-hours of power each year.

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Apple's feud with antitrust monitor continues; company accused of not cooperating in iBooks oversight

04/16/2015, 01:04 pm

Tension between Apple and its court-appointed antitrust monitor continues to mount, as Michael Bromwich has accused the iPad maker of reducing its cooperating with his reviews of the company.

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'Unwavering' Apple CEO Tim Cook makes Time's 100 Most Influential People list

04/16/2015, 10:04 am

On Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook once again secured a position on Time magazine's annual list of the 100 Most Influential People, and was praised in a profile written by Democratic Congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis.

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Apple buys 36,000 acres of forest to create sustainable eco-friendly product packaging

04/16/2015, 10:04 am

Apple and The Conservation Fund are partnering to purchase more than 36,000 acres of vulnerable forestland in Maine and North Carolina, and will use the land to sustainably harvest materials that can be used for paper and packaging.

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Apple exploring light field image editing software, patent application shows

04/16/2015, 04:04 am

A patent application filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday reveals Apple is continuing to explore light field camera applications, in this case imagining how users would manipulate image data to change focus or depth of field in a photo editing app.

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LAUSD seeks multimillion-dollar refund from Apple for scrapped iPad in education program

04/15/2015, 09:04 pm

After officially scrapping a $1.3 billion educational technology initiative based on Apple's iPad, the Los Angeles Unified School District is reportedly demanding the company either return millions of dollars or face a lawsuit.

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Tim Cook offers keynote invite, Cupertino lunch in latest Charitybuzz auction

04/15/2015, 12:04 pm

Charitybuzz today announced that for the third year in a row, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook is auctioning off some of his time in order to benefit the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, which backs human rights causes around the globe.

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European Commission charges Google with multiple antitrust violations

04/15/2015, 11:04 am

Search giant Google has run once again into the welcoming embrace of European regulators, finding itself in the European Commission's crosshairs over allegations that it favors its own services unfairly with Android and web search products.

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WWDC 2015 scholarships increased to 350 as Apple works to boost gender, racial diversity

04/15/2015, 09:04 am

Apple this year is offering 350 scholarships to WWDC 2015, a substantial increase over last year that will pull in students 13 and older, as well as members and alumni from a number of groups including women, blacks, and Latinos.

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Samsung dedicates 200 employees to display team focused solely on Apple products

04/15/2015, 06:04 am

A report on Wednesday reveals Samsung recently formed an internal team to make displays expressly for Apple, highlighting the curious position the Korean tech giant currently finds itself as supplier to one of its most bitter rivals.

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Vendors at 2015 NAB Show brings debut Thunderbolt drives, camera remote accessories, more

04/14/2015, 07:04 pm

With the National Association of Broadcasters' annual trade show under way in Las Vegas, accessory makers have announced a number of new products designed to serve the needs of media professionals wielding Macs and iOS devices.

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Rare functional Apple I computer up for auction on eBay, 10% of sale price goes to charity

04/14/2015, 06:04 pm

A fully functional Apple I computer built in 1976 with add-ons like an original Apple I cassette interface board is currently being auctioned off on eBay, with a portion of the final sale price earmarked for charity.

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