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Apple salvaged 61 million pounds of recyclable materials in 2015

04/18/2016, 10:04 am

During its fiscal 2015, Apple managed to recover over 61 million pounds of reusable material out of the almost 90 million pounds in electronics it took in through its recycling programs, according to the company's most recent Environmental Responsibility Report.

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Amazon launches standalone Prime Video in US, relaunches monthly Prime subscriptions

04/18/2016, 09:04 am

Putting it into more direct competition with services like Netflix and Hulu, Amazon on Monday introduced standalone Prime Video subscriptions in the U.S., as well as a monthly option for full-scale Prime service.

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Apple runs secret car lab in Berlin with 15-20 employees, report says

04/18/2016, 05:04 am

Adding to rampant rumor and speculation surrounding Apple's "Project Titan" automotive initiative, a new report claims the company is operating a secret car lab out of Germany's capital city tasked with imagining, and realizing, vehicles of the future.

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This week on AI: Apple Watch 2 an 's' model, Apple Car roundtable, FBI unlock yields no rewards

04/16/2016, 01:04 pm

Some focus returned to the second-generation Apple Watch and the Apple Car -- two products shrouded in mystery -- but the encryption debate continued to flourish, particularly with news that the FBI has yet to find useful information on the iPhone of dead San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.

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Apple lauds own encryption efforts, says hackers are primary iPhone threat

04/15/2016, 08:04 pm

Apple engineers jumped on a conference call with press outlets shortly following Friday's New York court filing to tout the company's encryption efforts, while at the same time making clear that those protocols are in place to protect against hackers, not government intrusion.

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Apple says FBI has failed to prove necessity in New York iPhone unlock case

04/15/2016, 05:04 pm

Apple in a court filing Friday argued the FBI has "utterly failed" to prove necessity in its request for assistance in extracting data from a passcode-locked iPhone related to a New York drug case.

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Apple Store logos go green, Apple's website promotes Liam the robot for Earth Day

04/15/2016, 12:04 pm

A week before Earth Day, Apple has changed the leaf on its logo at retail stores to green, and also provided retail employees with green shirts. Apple's website is also prominently featuring "Liam," the robot that the company uses to quickly disassemble devices for recycling.

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LG marketing depicts new MacBook-like Gram laptop running Apple's Final Cut & Logic [u]

04/15/2016, 10:04 am

Marketing images for LG's new 15.6-inch Gram laptop depict the computer as running Apple's Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X on OS X -- even though the machine is based on Windows 10. [Updated]

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Tesla recruits prominent Apple Store leader to run its LA County showrooms

04/15/2016, 09:04 am

The store leader of Apple's Third Street Promenade store in Santa Monica, Calif. is leaving to assume a more significant role at Tesla, taking charge of a host of showrooms in Los Angeles County, according to a tip received by AppleInsider.

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AppleInsider podcast imagines 'Apple Car,' talks FBI and emotion, and 'iPhone 7' rumors

04/15/2016, 08:04 am

This week on the Appleinsider podcast, Mikey and Victor discuss Mikey's appearance on a Motor Trend roundtable, speculating on the "Apple Car." Plus, the very latest in the FBI's posturing, and fresh "iPhone 7" rumors.

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Apple Campus 2 reception building, food stations, more shown off in new renderings

04/14/2016, 11:04 pm

A set of never before seen architectural renderings of Apple's massive Campus 2 project made their way to the Web on Thursday, showing off ancillary buildings like a reception center, food shacks and more.

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Apple to deprecate QuickTime for Windows after discovery of two flaws

04/14/2016, 06:04 pm

Software security firm Trend Micro on Thursday announced the discovery of two new flaws in QuickTime for Windows, adding that Apple has plans to deprecate support for the software.

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Apple to again square off against FBI in Congress over encryption

04/14/2016, 06:04 pm

Apple's top lawyer is scheduled to appear before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee next week, presumably to offer testimony on the pitfalls of granting law enforcement privileged access to encrypted devices.

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Apple Car: It's about the experience

04/14/2016, 06:04 pm

As part of its highly speculative look at "Apple Car," Motor Trend invited AppleInsider to take part in a roundtable discussion to critique a collaborative concept design worked up in partnership with the ArtCenter College of Design.

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Microsoft sues DOJ for right to tell customers about data searches

04/14/2016, 05:04 pm

On Thursday Microsoft opened a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice, arguing that the government can't prevent it from telling customers when federal agencies have searched through their data -- or at least, not as frequently.

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UK soccer star Raheem Sterling close to signing six-figure Apple endorsement deal

04/14/2016, 03:04 pm

A winger with U.K. soccer club Manchester City, Raheem Sterling, is nearing a lucrative deal to endorse Apple devices, a report said on Thursday.

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Apple adds muscle in Washington with hire of White House insider

04/14/2016, 11:04 am

Apple has put a new face on its efforts to lobby the federal government, bringing in Cynthia Hogan -- a Washington cognoscente with close ties to the White House -- to lead its office in the District.

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White House warns Congress that anti-net neutrality bill could be vetoed

04/14/2016, 09:04 am

If Congress sends HR 2666 -- a bill that might seriously weaken the FCC's net neutrality rules -- to the president for his signature, it would almost certainly be returned with a veto stamp, the White House said this week.

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Apple unlikely to learn details of San Bernardino iPhone exploit

04/14/2016, 12:04 am

Apple, in an effort to protect customers against a heretofore unknown iPhone vulnerability, has sought information regarding a working encryption exploit used by the Justice Department in its investigation into the San Bernardino terror attacks. A new report, however, suggests the passcode bypass technique will likely remain secret.

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FBI has yet to find actionable intel from breached San Bernardino iPhone, report says

04/13/2016, 11:04 pm

A report Wednesday claims FBI agents have not yet discovered useful information from an iPhone 5c linked to last year's San Bernardino terror attack, a device that just last month was at the center of a high-profile court battle involving Apple.

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