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Week in review video: Remembering Steve Jobs, build cost of iPhone 6s, 'iRing' & more

10/05/2015, 03:10 pm

Each Monday, AppleInsider packs all the Apple news you need to know into a fast-paced, 120-second show. This week, we cover all of the news about Steve Jobs, new water protection enhancements in the iPhone 6s, Apple TV developer kits, and much more.


Four years after the death of Steve Jobs, Michael Fassbender talks about portraying an icon

10/05/2015, 01:10 pm

Actor Michael Fassbender spent nearly half a year learning about and portraying Steve Jobs, in a performance audiences will finally have the opportunity to see more than four years after the Apple cofounder's passing.


Irish minister says EU probe into Apple tax dodges should reach finding by end of 2015

10/05/2015, 12:10 pm

The Irish government has an "indication" the European Commission will decide whether its tax arrangements with Apple violated state aid rules by the end of the year, it was revealed on Monday.


Laurene Powell Jobs 'repeatedly' tried to halt Universal's Steve Jobs film, report says

10/05/2015, 11:10 am

Laurene Powell Jobs -- the widow of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs -- reportedly tried several times to halt the development of the Universal biopic about her former husband.


Tim Cook marks anniversary of Steve Jobs's death, remembers a leader, mentor, and 'dear friend'

10/05/2015, 09:10 am

Monday is the fourth anniversary of the death of Steve Jobs, a solemn occasion remembered by Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook in an email sent to his company's staff, in which he recalled a "brilliant person" who left an undeniable impact on those around him.


Adobe launches Photoshop Fix, Capture CC, more at MAX conference

10/05/2015, 09:10 am

At its Adobe MAX 2015 conference in Los Angeles on Monday, Adobe unveiled two mobile apps -- Photoshop Fix and Capture CC -- a new portfolio service, enhancements to its Creative Cloud software ecosystem and content marketplace additions.


Apple's Tim Cook accepts Visibility Award at Human Rights Campaign dinner

10/04/2015, 07:10 pm

In accepting his Visibility Award at a Human Rights Campaign dinner on Saturday night, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about his coming out as gay and argued that there are still obstacles to LGBT acceptance even if much progress has been made.


Talent behind 'Steve Jobs' didn't worry about looking like or appeasing their real-life counterparts

10/04/2015, 04:10 pm

The actors who bring the film "Steve Jobs" to life went to great lengths to get to personally know the real-life people they were portraying. But in the end, they weren't worried about closely matching their physical appearance, or even making them happy about how they were depicted.


Review: 'Steve Jobs' an electric depiction of Apple's enigmatic founder

10/03/2015, 07:10 pm

A humanizing, honest and emotional portrayal of the complex man who cofounded Apple, "Steve Jobs" is a deeply satisfying film grounded by sharp dialogue and a stellar cast. AppleInsider had a chance to view the film in New York on Saturday, and also to participate participate in a Q&A with the talent behind the production.


This week on AppleInsider: 13 million iPhones, OS X El Capitan, Bell on board & more

10/03/2015, 01:10 pm

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus continued to play an important part in this week's news -- and AppleInsider had a chance to review the devices -- but the Mac had a brief moment to shine with the launch of OS X El Capitan, and Apple made a rare addition to its board of directors.


Apple enhances Siri team with purchase of VocalIQ, a car-focused British speech tech firm

10/02/2015, 03:10 pm

Natural language processing firm VocalIQ, a U.K. company with a particular interest in voice control within automobiles, has reportedly been acquired by Apple, in a likely attempt to bolster its voice-driven personal assistant Siri.


Apple, Inc. massively expanding its iCloud data centers in Nevada, Oregon

10/02/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple is rapidly building out large new cluster buildings its iCloud data center near Reno, Nevada, about four hours east of Silicon Valley. At the same time, the company has also bought another nearly 200 acres of land in Prineville, Oregon to continue parallel iCloud capacity expansion at that site.


AppleInsider podcast goes hands-on with iPhone 6s, talks 3D Touch, music subscriptions, more

10/02/2015, 08:10 am

On this week's AppleInsider podcast, Dan talks about his final review unit of the iPhone 6s, Mikey has three new iPhones, and we talk 3D Touch, El Capitan, whether or not to subscribe to Apple Music, and Aaron Sorkin's tiff with Tim Cook.


Tim Cook to receive Human Rights Campaign's Visibility Award for LGBT efforts

10/01/2015, 10:10 pm

The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that it will present Apple CEO Tim Cook with the Visibility Award at its 19th annual National Dinner next month, an event honoring high-profile public figures who fight for LGBT equality.


Tim Cook meets with NPR to discuss data privacy, government back doors, taxes and more

10/01/2015, 07:10 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his media tour on Thursday by participating in a short interview featured on NPR's "All Things Considered," where he discussed the importance of consumer data protection and implications of America's tax code.


Apple relies less on stock compensation than rivals to attract employees

10/01/2015, 07:10 pm

Stock compensation expenses are growing at Apple, even though newer companies like Twitter and Facebook are spending far more on them proportionately, a report noted on Thursday.


Apple reportedly closes deal on huge Sunnyvale campus

10/01/2015, 06:10 pm

Apple has reportedly signed a lease for a 770,000-square-foot campus to be built in Sunnyvale, Calif., a stone's throw away from its Campus 2 "spaceship" currently under construction in Cupertino, expanding the company's already substantial presence in the area.


Rumor: 'AirPods' trademark filings point to Apple wireless headphones

10/01/2015, 05:10 pm

Multiple international trademark applications for an "AIRPODS" audio accessory, filed by what appears to be a shell company, suggest Apple might be working to bring a wireless version of its EarPods headphones to market.


Defense bill passed by US House could allow easier contracts with tech firms like Apple

10/01/2015, 04:10 pm

Major high-tech corporations like Apple could potentially reap new and easier military contracts under a bill approved by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.


Apple adds former Boeing CFO James Bell to its board of directors

10/01/2015, 10:10 am

Apple on Thursday announced a new addition to its board of directors: former chief financial officer and interim CEO of The Boeing Company.