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Apple patent tracks sleep, adjusts alarms based on device input

06/27/2017, 05:06 am

A patent granted to Apple on Tuesday details the use of devices like iPhone and Apple Watch -- and potentially Beddit -- in adjusting morning alarms based on monitored sleep patterns, shedding light on the company's research into sleep science.

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First look: Nvidia GeForce Now brings premium gaming to Mac

06/26/2017, 07:06 pm

AppleInsider goes hands on with the latest beta version of Nvidia GeForce Now, a cloud gaming service that promises to deliver high-end gaming experiences to Mac.

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Apple's Cook promises security insurance discount at Cisco event

06/26/2017, 04:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook made a surprise appearance at a Cisco event in Las Vegas on Monday, revealing plans to help businesses with discounts on cyber-security insurance if they use products from both companies. Following the event, Cisco announced another outcome of its Apple partnership, the Cisco Security Connector app for iPhone and iPad.

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Vimeo kills plans for subscription video service meant to rival Netflix, Hulu & others

06/26/2017, 03:06 pm

Vimeo -- typically seen as a YouTube competitor -- has officially cancelled plans to enter into the world of Netflix-style subscription video.

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Apple-connected Pearl Automation shuts down after low sales of rear-view camera

06/26/2017, 12:06 pm

Pearl Automation -- a startup founded by former Apple workers, which sold an iPhone-connected rear-view camera for cars -- has reportedly shut down, largely because of low initial sales.

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$18 billion deal for Toshiba's memory division further challenged by Western Digital

06/26/2017, 10:06 am

Extending the saga even further, Western Digital has notified Toshiba's board of directors that it formally opposes Toshiba's sale of its memory division to any group that has ties to its primary competitor SK Hynix -- and the favored consortium is relying on funding from it.

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Apple's Tim Cook, other CEOs meet with India's Prime Minister in Washington

06/25/2017, 06:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was reportedly one of 21 U.S. corporate leaders who attended a roundtable with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington, D.C. on Sunday.

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Review: Linksys Velop mesh networking kit delivers strong Wi-Fi despite setup quirks

06/25/2017, 01:06 am

Continuing AppleInsider's quest to find the perfect mesh networking hardware, this week we take a closer look at Linksys' entry, a three-tower setup named Velop.

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New Apple Park drone footage shows more landscaping, lights on in Steve Jobs Theater

06/24/2017, 06:06 pm

A newly-published video shows that while construction and landscaping work is at an advanced stage at Apple Park, it remains underway, particularly at some satellite buildings including the Steve Jobs Theater.

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This week on AI: 12.9" iPad Pro & 5K iMac reviewed, Cook meets with Trump, 'iPhone 8' rumors & more

06/24/2017, 12:06 am

As Apple CEO Tim Cook attended a tech summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, the rest of the company was preparing upgraded betas of iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and tvOS 11. More rumors meanwhile emerged about the iMac Pro and the "iPhone 8," and AppleInsider got a chance to put Apple's new 12.9-inch iPad Pro and 27-inch 5K iMac through their paces.

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Apple hires head of Stanford's digital health initiative

06/23/2017, 06:06 pm

Apple is moving forward with efforts to build out its health products team with the recent hire of a top Stanford doctor who headed up the university's own digital health initiative.

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Google pledges to stop scanning emails in Gmail for personalized ads

06/23/2017, 02:06 pm

Advertising giant Google announced on Friday that later this year it will no longer scan user emails for personalized ads in its free Gmail service, stamping out a policy that has long rankled privacy advocates.

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Foxconn CEO insists that his investment group still has '50% chance' of landing Toshiba deal

06/23/2017, 08:06 am

Refuting speculation that the deal to buy Toshiba's memory division is effectively done. Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou declared on Friday that he expects that his company still has a '"50 percent chance" of winning.

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AppleInsider podcast discusses Apple's new iMacs & iPad Pros, Apple Watch & health, Amazon

06/23/2017, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor review the latest Apple hardware, discuss Apple Watch and what it could mean to be at the center of health, and also where Amazon could go based on buying Whole Foods.

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Satellite footage condenses two years of Apple Park construction into 18-second clip

06/22/2017, 06:06 pm

Satellite imaging provider Planet Labs this week uploaded a time-lapse showing off construction progress of Apple Park's main "spaceship" structure, chronicling nearly two years of work in 18 seconds.

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Roof of Chicago's North Michigan Ave. Apple Store resembles MacBook Air lid

06/22/2017, 04:06 pm

With construction on the new Chicago outlet winding down, construction workers briefly put an Apple logo on the top center of the building, making it resemble an enormous MacBook Air, at least temporarily.

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New job openings hint at Apple Park Visitor Center getting ready for the public

06/22/2017, 03:06 pm

A pair of job listings posted on Apple's website this week suggest that Apple Park may finally be nearing a long-awaited public opening.

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Apple supplier Foxconn planning $10B US investment, eyeing six states for display plant

06/22/2017, 12:06 pm

Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, is reportedly planning to invest $10 billion or more across several U.S. states, although the company is still deciding on which ones -- including where to put a $7 billion display plant.

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Outgoing Apple iPhone GPU designer Imagination seeks sale of entire company to parties unknown

06/22/2017, 09:06 am

Just over two months after Apple told it that it would no longer be using Imagination Technologies GPU offerings, the company is seeking to sell itself off, either in chunks or as a larger whole.

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First Taiwan Apple store to open on July 1

06/21/2017, 09:06 pm

Apple on Wednesday officially announced a grand opening date for its first retail outlet in Taiwan, noting the Apple Taipei 101 outlet will open its doors to customers on Sat., July 1.

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