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Apple apologizes to users for mistakenly saying their paid iCloud subscription was canceled

04/22/2017, 03:04 pm

Days after an error led to false iCloud cancellation emails sent to subscribers, Apple has followed up with another note apologizing for the bug, and reassuring them that their plan remains in good standing.

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This week on AI: Apple goes 100 percent recycled, Apple Watch NikeLab, 'iPhone 8' rumors & more

04/22/2017, 12:04 am

Ahead of Earth Day, Apple went on an environmental publicity blitz, most notably promising to eventually make products entirely out of recycled materials. Rumors about specific projects like the "iPhone 8" continued, meanwhile, and a new version of the Apple Watch appeared: the Apple Watch NikeLab.

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Massive power outage closes busy Union Square Apple Store in San Francisco

04/21/2017, 09:04 pm

The year-old flagship Apple Store at Union Square in San Francisco was closed down today due to a massive power outage that affected around 90,000 other customers, shut down some subway stations and turned off traffic lights that snarled many busy intersections.

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Full copy of Apple's self-driving car permit revealed [u]

04/21/2017, 06:04 pm

On Friday, a report revealed snippets of Apple's California Department of Motor Vehicles self-driving car application, offering insight into the company's autonomous vehicle project. A full copy of the document has been shared with AppleInsider.

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Internal documents reveal first look at Apple's self-driving car platform

04/21/2017, 04:04 pm

Documents filed as part of Apple's application to test self-driving cars in California were revealed on Friday and offer a first look at the company's autonomous platform, dubbed the "Automated System."

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Apple's upcoming Danish data center will help warm area homes

04/21/2017, 11:04 am

Once complete, Apple's data center in Viborg, Denmark will actually redirect heat to warm homes in the surrounding Jutland region, Apple noted this week.

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AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8,' Mac Pro, Thunderbolt GPUs & more

04/21/2017, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Dan talk about the uncharacteristic rumors moving Touch ID to the back of the "iPhone 8," Mac Pro hardware rumors, the Mac Gamer, Thunderbolt GPUs and more.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook touts Didi Chuxing's data gathering abilities, strong community ties

04/20/2017, 05:04 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote a profile of Didi Chuxing president Jean Liu as part of the "TIME 100 Most Influential People" special, offering insight into Apple's investment in the Chinese ride-hailing service.

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Apple meets with Chinese government over App Store oversight because of porn streamers

04/20/2017, 02:04 pm

More information has emerged about the Chinese government demand that Apple crack down on streaming apps, with a new report circulating claiming that porn streamers are the government's major concern.

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Apple publishes new Earth Day videos explaining company's environmental efforts

04/20/2017, 12:04 pm

Apple has published a set of new videos commemorating Earth Day that explain clean energy technologies, Apple's own environmental protection efforts, and feature Apple employees and executives narrating and explaining the concepts behind the programs.

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Google may build native ad-blocking into mobile & desktop versions of Chrome

04/20/2017, 11:04 am

Despite the company's own dependence on ads, Google is reportedly planning to build a native ad-blocker into the mobile and desktop versions of its Chrome browser -- presumably including Apple's iOS and macOS.

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Apple to remove signature Fifth Avenue glass cube at cost of up to $2M

04/20/2017, 09:04 am

In the process of renovating its flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City, Apple will have to dismantle the famous glass cube that sits over top, according to recently published building permits.

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Apple investigating AR solution capable of moving, removing objects in real time

04/20/2017, 04:04 am

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application detailing a method of inserting virtual objects into a real environment, and relocating or removing real objects from the same, using advanced hardware and complex algorithms.

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Apple stores install special signage in celebration of Earth Day

04/19/2017, 10:04 pm

As it does every year, Apple on Wednesday began preparing its brick and mortar stores for Earth Day, which falls on Saturday, April 22, by changing the leaf of its familiar illuminated logos green.

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Apple promises future products to be made from 100% recycled materials

04/19/2017, 09:04 pm

Apple is on the cusp of launching a new initiative, pledging to use 100 percent recycled materials in a closed supply loop for fabrication of its devices -- but how it intends to do so isn't clear.

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Apple Music scores exclusive rights to Clive Davis documentary

04/19/2017, 09:04 pm

Further extending its reach beyond music exclusives, Apple Music has secured streaming rights to a new Clive Davis documentary film based on the music executive's autobiography.

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Serial patent troll Acacia Research again sues Apple, cellular carriers over wireless patents

04/19/2017, 09:04 pm

Apple and a handful of partner cellular carriers are the target of a new lawsuit leveled by Acacia Research subsidiary Cellular Communications Equipment, which alleges the iPhone maker infringed and continues to infringe on four patents developed by Nokia covering messaging, emergency alerts and other key cellular technologies.

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New mid-April drone footage shows trespasser's view of Apple Park site

04/19/2017, 08:04 pm

The latest drone footage captured by YouTube videographer Duncan Sinfield peers into Apple Park windows and flies under the solar panel roof of its parking structure, adding additional images of the construction site at night.

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Why Apple should cater to 'serious' gamers - and why it probably won't

04/19/2017, 06:04 pm

In 2016, the worldwide video game industry generated over $91 billion in revenues, mostly through mobile platforms like the iPhone and iPad. With its reluctance to serve hardcore gamers, Apple may be leaving some money on the table -- but, perhaps, understandably so.

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Apple suppliers withhold royalty payments to Qualcomm amid legal spat

04/19/2017, 05:04 pm

Qualcomm in an earnings report released Wednesday revealed a select number of Apple's contract manufacturers are withholding royalty payments as the chipmaker clashes with the Cupertino tech giant over similar issues in federal court.

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