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Apple CEO Tim Cook to receive honorary degree, give 'fireside chat' at University of Glasgow

02/03/2017, 11:02 am

The University of Glasgow will award Apple CEO Tim Cook next Wednesday with an honorary doctorate of science, as well as host a "fireside chat" open to students, staff, and alumni, the Scottish institution announced on Friday.

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Lawsuit claims Apple forced users to iOS 7 by breaking FaceTime

02/02/2017, 09:02 pm

A class-action lawsuit filed in California on Thursday alleges Apple schemed to force iPhone users to upgrade to iOS 7 in a bid to save money on a data services deal with Akamai, a move that rendered older hardware like iPhone 4 and 4S unusable.

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Indian IT minister welcomes Apple proposal to build iPhone in Bengaluru, suggests production starts soon

02/02/2017, 07:02 pm

Continuing the political shell game that is Apple manufacturing in India, a local IT minister issued a statement on Thursday welcoming the company's proposal to manufacture iPhone hardware in Bengaluru.

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Launch of Apple's delayed BeatsX earbuds 'imminent,' stock check site claims

02/02/2017, 04:02 pm

Apple's long-delayed BeatsX earbuds, one of the first to feature the company's new W1 wireless chip, may finally be on the verge of shipping, according to a website monitoring activity at online stores worldwide.

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Irish government recalculation of Apple's EU tax bill close to $14 billion estimate

02/02/2017, 04:02 pm

The 13 billion euros ($14 billion) Apple is requested to pay Ireland as part a European Commission ruling over tax is likely to be an accurate figure, with the Irish finance minister advising the amount calculated by government officials is in a similar ballpark to the Commission's number.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook wins Newseum's Free Expression Award for tech & social contributions

02/02/2017, 02:02 pm

On Thursday the Newseum -- a museum and advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. -- named Apple CEO Tim Cook the winner of its 2017 Free Expression Award in the Free Speech category, praising the executive for his company's communications technology as well as his stances on social and political issues.

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Inside Tim Cook's Apple HomeKit-equipped smart home

02/02/2017, 12:02 pm

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook gave a rare glimpse into his personal life this week, when he spelled out how he uses HomeKit-connected smart accessories in his own home. AppleInsider offers a guide to how you, too, can live like a millionaire tech CEO.

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Apple investigating portable Apple Watch charger with band integration

02/02/2017, 04:02 am

While third-party companies have promised -- but not delivered -- an Apple Watch band capable of charging the device while it's being worn, Apple in a patent application on Thursday details a wearable battery module that juices Watch up via inductive power transmission.

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Apple, Google, others drafting letter opposing Trump's travel ban [u]

02/01/2017, 11:02 pm

Apple is among a cadre of companies drafting a formal letter in opposition of President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, which was signed last week as part of a series of sweeping policy decisions introduced by the new administration.

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Tim Cook sells 40k Apple shares worth nearly $5M

02/01/2017, 09:02 pm

For the fourth time in less than two weeks, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday sold off a batch of company stock worth just under $5 million, continuing a series of transactions in accordance with a trading plan adopted in 2015.

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Apple to more than double floor space at iconic Fifth Avenue store

02/01/2017, 08:02 pm

Apple will more than double the space of its popular Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan as part of ongoing renovations at the site, with the company promising "new services and experiences" once the outlet reopens.

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Jury asks Oculus to pay ZeniMax $500M in lawsuit over VR headsets

02/01/2017, 05:02 pm

Facebook's Oculus was ordered to pay ZeniMax $500 million on Wednesday, after a Dallas jury ruled that Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey violated a non-disclosure agreement in building the first prototypes of the Rift headset.

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10 years after Apple axed 'Computer' from its name, Tesla tosses 'Motors'

02/01/2017, 02:02 pm

In a move that carries some parallels to the company formerly known as Apple Computer from a decade ago, Tesla on Wednesday announced it will no longer be known as Tesla Motors, signaling that it is more than just a car company.

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Apple Pay transactions up 500 percent in Q1, Comcast to support bill payments soon

02/01/2017, 08:02 am

Apple Pay did extremely well in the December quarter, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed this week, growing transactions 500 percent year-over-year thanks in part to the platform now being in over a dozen markets worldwide.

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Huawei hires 'I'm a Mac' pitchman to take on Apple in US ad blitz

02/01/2017, 04:02 am

Actor Justin Long, who in the mid to late 2000s served as the de facto face of Apple for his part in the "Get a Mac" ad campaign, has been hired by Huawei to star in a new series of commercials touting the Chinese upstart's smartphones.

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Apple weighing legal action against Trump immigration ban, to match employee donations to refugee relief funds

02/01/2017, 02:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is mulling legal options in light of President Donald Trump's recent executive order on immigration, while he personally puts pressure on "very, very senior people in the White House" to repeal the policy.

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New vulnerability exploits password recovery system on Netgear routers & modems

01/31/2017, 12:01 pm

Most of Netgear's home and small business router and modem models are affected by a vulnerability in their password recovery system, which could potentially let a hacker assume control or install a botnet, according to a security firm.

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Apple reportedly nears completion of second retail store in Cologne, Germany

01/31/2017, 10:01 am

While still unannounced, a photo appears to confirm that Apple is on the verge of opening second store in Cologne, Germany.

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Apple patents detail augmented reality device with advanced object recognition, POI labeling

01/31/2017, 05:01 am

Apple on Tuesday was granted a pair of patents that together describe a mobile augmented reality system capable of detecting its surroundings and displaying generated virtual information to users in real time.

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North Carolina requires test takers disable MacBook Pro Touch Bar for bar exam [u]

01/30/2017, 04:01 pm

Prospective lawyers wanting to attend February's North Carolina Bar Examination will have to disable the Touch Bar if they're bringing along Apple's 2016 MacBook Pro, according to an announcement.

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