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D-Link's HomeKit-connected Omna 180 is a great pet, baby or nanny cam, but security hounds should look elsewhere

02/27/2017, 12:02 pm

If you don't feel a need to be covert with a live camera feed from your home, the D-Link Omna 180 is a great choice for keeping tabs on your pets or loved ones. It's also the first HomeKit-enabled camera on the market, but security-focused users should probably wait for another option.

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Leaks show off Samsung's Galaxy S8 & S8+ ahead of March 29 reveal

02/27/2017, 10:02 am

Photos and videos posted over the weekend allegedly show the final designs of Samsung's latest answers to the Apple iPhone, the Galaxy S8 and S8+, which should be officially revealed at an event in late March.

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February Apple Park drone footage shows completed R&D facility, near-final solar installations

02/27/2017, 09:02 am

With the move-in date fast approaching, a new video has been published showing the advances that the construction teams have made on the newly christened Apple Park headquarters and Steve Jobs Theater in the last month.

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This week on AI: 3D facial recognition for 'iPhone 8,' Apple Park opening in April & more

02/25/2017, 04:02 am

New iPhones may still be 7 months away, but that didn't stop a host of 'iPhone 8' rumors from emerging this week. Apple meanwhile revealed the name and opening date of its new headquarters, Apple Park, and one rumor teased the possibility of an "iPad Pro 2" and more at a March event.

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Amazon considering office suite to pilfer enterprise customers from Microsoft, Google

02/24/2017, 12:02 pm

To combat Microsoft and Google, Amazon appears to be in the early stages of developing its own office suite, utilizing the power and ubiquity of its AWS platform to support it.

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Uber, Yelp, OKCupid among major iOS apps potentially affected by massive 'Cloudbleed' leak

02/24/2017, 11:02 am

Content delivery network Cloudflare has suffered a serious, months-long breach of user data, including content from thousands of websites and iOS apps Uber, Fitbit, Yelp, and OKCupid, according to reports.

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Apple's Tim Cook marks Steve Jobs's 62nd birthday on Twitter

02/24/2017, 10:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Friday to mark what would've been the 62nd birthday of his predecessor, company co-founder Steve Jobs.

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AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8' rumors, a rumored iPad event, and which W1 headphones to get

02/24/2017, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the 'iPhone 8', the iPad event coming up, AirPods vs Powerbeats3, and more.

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Server firmware security incident in 2016 forced Apple to sever ties with vendor Super Micro [u]

02/23/2017, 08:02 pm

While there appears to be no breach of Apple's security, the company terminated its relationship with hardware vendor SuperMicro because of concerns about firmware update security, and an update that potentially compromised a Siri server bank, plus the App Store's search server development environment. [Updated]

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Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car firm sues Otto and Uber for stealing key technology

02/23/2017, 06:02 pm

Alphabet's Waymo on Thursday sued Uber and its subsidiary Otto, accusing the companies of stealing key self-driving car patents covering a proprietary light detection and ranging, or LiDAR, system.

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Documents unearthed from early Apple history show shift in company focus from hobbyists to businesses

02/23/2017, 01:02 pm

A series of documents discovered at a thrift store in Seattle examines Apple's mindset in the late '70s and early '80s as it shifted from a hobbyist company to one interested in gathering, and retaining business clients for its Apple II series of computers.

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Apple to expand Seattle AI & machine learning efforts with more space & staff

02/23/2017, 01:02 pm

Apple's Seattle offices -- dedicated partly to work in artificial intelligence and machine learning -- are set to expand both literally and in terms of workforce, a report revealed on Thursday.

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Samsung's 'Galaxy S8+' may challenge Apple with 6.2-inch screen & iris scanner

02/23/2017, 01:02 pm

Samsung is reportedly developing a version of its upcoming "Galaxy S8" that will compete in some respects not just with Apple's iPhone 7 Plus, but also eye-scanning technology only expected in iPhones shipping later this year.

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First Apple store in Argentina said to open in Buenos Aires 2018

02/23/2017, 12:02 pm

Apple's slow expansion plans for the Latin American smartphone market could take its next step sometime next year, with a report claiming the first official Apple store in Argentina could open its doors and commence sales in 2018.

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Lyft expands to 54 new cities, including Des Moines, Amarillo & Topeka

02/23/2017, 11:02 am

Looking to challenge its main competitor in ridesharing, Uber, Lyft on Thursday expanded to 54 more U.S. cities, spanning states like Florida, Texas, Georgia, and Iowa.

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Apple's acoustic imaging technology might replace Touch ID in future iPhones

02/23/2017, 05:02 am

Apple is rumored to replace iPhone's Touch ID home button with alternative bio-recognition hardware when it launches an OLED version of the handset later this year, but the technology enabling that transition is so far an unknown. A patent application published Thursday, however, indicates where the company's research is headed.

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Apple condemns Trump withdrawal of transgender bathroom use protections

02/23/2017, 12:02 am

Apple on Wednesday issued a statement in response to President Donald Trump's recent withdrawal of federal protections for transgender students, condemning the action as an effort that sets back human rights initiatives.

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Which internet-only TV service should Apple device owners use?

02/22/2017, 11:02 pm

People truly wanting to cut the cord now have three major internet TV services to choose from: Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, and DirecTV Now. All of them support iOS devices and the Apple TV, among other platforms -- which one if any should you consider subscribing to?

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Tim Cook to relocate office to Apple Park, report says

02/22/2017, 09:02 pm

Adding to Wednesday's Apple Park news, a new report claims CEO Tim Cook plans to move his office to the company's futuristic campus later this year, likely when other employees begin the migration from Infinite Loop in April.

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Apple confirms existence of Cambridge Siri R&D lab with new office sign

02/22/2017, 10:02 am

Apple is no longer keeping its Siri research and development office in Cambridge, U.K. a secret, revealing the facility's existence by constructing a sign bearing the company logo beside the building's front door.

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