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Tim Cook talks Apple ethos, government issues, role models and more

05/03/2016, 08:05 pm

In the second and final segment of a rare one-on-one interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed his company's core tenets, the recent debate over encryption, his personal legacy and more.

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Jony Ive explains Apple's interest in wearables, design philosophy at Met Gala 2016

05/03/2016, 07:05 pm

In an interview published on Tuesday, Apple CDO Jony Ive offered his take on the recent Apple-sponsored Met Gala, the intersection of fashion and design, Apple Watch, wearables and more.

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Apple hires Google X lab cofounder, former Nest head of technology to work on health projects

05/03/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple recently expanded its health technology team in a big way with the hire of Yoky Matsuoka, a robotics expert who co-founded Google's experimental X labs and most recently served as head of technology at Nest.

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Apple releases fourth betas of iOS 9.3.2, OS X 10.11.5 to developers, public testers [u]

05/03/2016, 01:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued the fourth pre-release beta builds of iOS 9.3.2, OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 and tvOS 9.2.1, giving developers the ability to test the software before its official launch. Public beta testers also got their hands on the latest builds of iOS and OS X [updated].

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Fiat Chrysler, Google partnering on self-driving prototypes based on Pacifica minivan

05/03/2016, 11:05 am

Google and Fiat Chrysler are on the verge of signing their rumored partnership on self-driving technology, which should begin with several dozen Pacifica minivans being equipped as prototypes, a report said on Tuesday.

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Apple patent hints next-gen Apple Pencil to sport swappable nibs, Touch ID, 'eraser' & more

05/03/2016, 05:05 am

A years-old Apple patent filing might yield clues as to the company's future plans for Apple Pencil, as the document includes never before seen features like interchangeable multifunction nibs with built-in sensors.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook calls doom and gloom 'huge overreaction,' turns sights to India

05/02/2016, 07:05 pm

In an exclusive one-on-one interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said concerns that the company's best days are behind it are overblown, citing optimism in China and areas of huge growth potential like India.

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Apple's Jony Ive previews The Met's 'Manus x Machina'

05/02/2016, 01:05 pm

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute on Monday took the wraps off its 'Manus x Machina' exhibit -- the focal point of this year's Met Gala -- and Apple design chief Jony Ive was on hand for the introduction.

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Hulu could beat Apple to the punch with live TV subscription service

05/02/2016, 10:05 am

Hulu -- currently an on-demand platform -- could soon join the ranks of internet-based live TV providers, increasing the challenge for Apple's rumored entry into the same arena.

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This week on AI: Apple's no-good terrible quarter, a death in Cupertino, 'Apple Watch 2' rumors & more

04/30/2016, 05:04 am

In many ways the last week of April was a negative one for Apple, with disappointing financial results, a death on campus, and word of more labor abuses at a key supplier. Rumors did emerge, however, about plans for the "iPhone 7" and a second-generation Apple Watch.

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Apple redesigns Support website with clean layout, responsive UI

04/29/2016, 08:04 pm

As part of ongoing website redesign efforts, Apple on Friday launched a revamped Support Pages mini-site with a cleaner layout, easy to access topics links and responsive web assets supporting desktop and mobile browsing.

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Schiller schools internet on correct Apple device plurals, but Cook says 'iPad Pros'

04/29/2016, 07:04 pm

A contentious debate is brewing in Cupertino. Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller on Friday took to Twitter to inform tech plebes that Apple devices should never be pluralized, a stance in diametric opposition to beliefs held by CEO Tim Cook.

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Apple will attempt data extraction on iPhone of teen lost at sea, report says

04/29/2016, 06:04 pm

Apple forensics experts will attempt to extract data from an iPhone 6 used by missing Florida teen Austin Stephanos, who was presumed lost at sea some nine months ago, a lawyer representing the Stephanos family said Friday.

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Tor Myhren officially starts as Apple's new VP of Marketing Communications

04/29/2016, 04:04 pm

Months after the hiring was announced, Apple on Friday officially instituted Tor Myhren as the company's new VP of Marketing Communications, replacing Hiroki Asai, a now-retired 18-year veteran with the company.

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US Supreme Court approves search warrants for computers in any jurisdiction

04/29/2016, 09:04 am

The U.S. Supreme Court has authorized a rule change that -- barring intervention by Congress -- will allow judges to issue search warrants for computers in any jurisdiction, instead of just the ones their courts oversee directly.

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AppleInsider podcast reviews Apple's 12" MacBook, talks earnings, Smart Connector, 'iPhone 7' and more

04/29/2016, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, we go hands-on with Apple's new early 2016 12-inch MacBook, talk Apple's soft earnings, discuss the Logi Base Smart Connector charger, and talk about 'iPhone 7' and the headphone jack.

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FBI reportedly paid less than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone exploit

04/28/2016, 10:04 pm

A report on Thursday claims the U.S. Federal Bureau of investigation spent less than $1 million on an exploit used to access an iPhone tied to last year's San Bernardino terror attack, far below a previously estimated sum of more than $1.3 million.

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Dead Apple employee identified as 25-year-old software engineer, report says [u]

04/28/2016, 07:04 pm

An Apple employee found dead at the company's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Wednesday has reportedly been identified as a 25-year-old software engineer.

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Alphabet, Fiat Chrysler working toward self-driving car tie-up - report

04/28/2016, 12:04 pm

Google parent Alphabet may soon have a major ally in its push toward autonomous vehicles, as the company is said to be "in the late stage of talks" with London-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

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Apple-supported US Email Privacy Act passes unanimous House vote, with compromises

04/28/2016, 12:04 pm

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted unanimously to pass the Email Privacy Act, a bill that has the backing of a coalition of major technology businesses including Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo.

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