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Apple's online store down ahead of iPhone XS, iPhone XR and Apple Watch Series 4 preorders

09/13/2018, 09:09 pm

Apple late Thursday took its online store down for maintenance as customers prepare to flock to the site in a few hours to preorder the latest iPhone and Apple Watch hardware.

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Apple investing to protect mangrove forest in Colombia to offset carbon emissions

09/13/2018, 08:09 pm

Apple on Thursday announced it will invest in a project that aims to protect and restore mangrove trees in a 27,000-acre forest in Colombia, part of the company's initiative to achieve carbon neutrality.

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Woman in Apple Park 'Mission: Impossible' video took the long way around

09/13/2018, 10:09 am

The woman who brought a clicker to CEO Tim Cook in the intro video for the Sept. 12 iPhone event took an especially long detour through Apple Park, according to a designer with the company.

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Beats announces urBeats3 colors to match iPhone XR, new Solo3 hues

09/12/2018, 04:09 pm

Though Apple's Beats brand failed to get any stage time at Wednesday's "Gather Round" event, the audio subsidiary is preparing to release new color options for two popular headphone lines, some of which are designed to match the just-unveiled iPhone XR.

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Apple will testify on data privacy policies before US Senate on Sept. 26

09/12/2018, 11:09 am

Vice President of Software Technology Bud Tribble is set to appear Sept. 26 before a Senate panel to talk about user privacy, along with execs from Google, Amazon and other companies.

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European Parliament votes to back controversial 'Article 11' and 'Article 13' copyright reform proposals

09/12/2018, 10:09 am

Members of the European Parliament have approved legislation to revise copyright laws in a decision that has both angered and relieved some internet users because of conditions it may place on content providers.

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FCC pauses review of Sprint and T-Mobile merger

09/11/2018, 10:09 pm

Government stops the "shot clock" on the merger's review period, in order to take a look at modeling.

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Verizon's '5G' home broadband to launch on Oct. 1, free Apple TV 4K included

09/11/2018, 06:09 pm

Verizon is making good on promises to deliver what it touts as the world's first commercial 5G deployment, a home broadband service called Verizon 5G Home, announcing on Tuesday that installations will begin on Oct. 1.

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Apple antenna engineer awarded prestigious Marconi Society honor

09/11/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple RF engineer Dr. Ding Nie has been named by the Marconi Society as one of four Paul Baran Young Scholars for his work toward increasing throughput in wireless systems.

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Getting started with playing your own music in iTunes on the Mac

09/11/2018, 02:09 pm

If Apple won't chop iTunes up into separate apps, we will. AppleInsider takes each element of iTunes and shows you how to get the best out of it. First up: simply playing your own music collection.

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Facebook followed Apple's lead on Alex Jones purge, Zuckerberg says

09/11/2018, 12:09 am

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an interview published Monday confirmed in part assumptions that Apple's decision to remove controversial conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from iTunes and Apple Podcasts kicked off similar bans on other platforms.

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Apple Pay now available at nearly all 7-Eleven locations in US, rollout to continue through September

09/10/2018, 06:09 pm

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven on Monday provided a progress update on an ongoing Apple Pay rollout, saying that nearly all of its more than 10,000 U.S. locations now support Apple's mobile payments technology.

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Apple invites fans to watch Sept. 12 event on Twitter in promoted tweet

09/10/2018, 04:09 pm

Apple on Monday sent out a promoted tweet inviting select Twitter users to tune into a live stream of its upcoming Sept. 12 media event, where the company is expected to announce new products including iPhone and Apple Watch.

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Hurricane season is on us -- keep your iPhone charged with one of these batteries

09/10/2018, 04:09 pm

Hurricanes Florence and Olivia are poised to slam into the U.S. later this week, which will leave some people without power for long stretches of time. AppleInsider shows you some of the better options for powering iPhones, iPads, and/or Macs so they don't go down with the grid.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 aims to give Apple Watch competitors longer battery life

09/10/2018, 02:09 pm

Qualcomm has launched a new chipset for wearable devices, the Snapdragon Wear 3100, one which hopes to enable Wear OS-based smartwatches to compete against the Apple Watch by offering an extended battery life.

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Comparing Apple's HomePod versus the Fluance Fi70 speaker

09/10/2018, 12:09 pm

While the HomePod provides room-filling sound and Siri-powered smart features, there are alternatives that could provide similar features while maintaining the audio. One option is the Fluance Fi70, a Bluetooth-enabled speaker boasting power and quality that the HomePod simply cannot match.

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Share prices of Apple's suppliers in Asia hit following Trump tariff tweet

09/10/2018, 09:09 am

Share prices of Apple's suppliers in Asia slipped on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted in response to Apple's letter to the U.S. Trade Representative about the proposed Chinese tariffs, with the President calling a shift in production from China to the United States an "easy solution."

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Apple makes first feature film buys in 'The Elephant Queen,' animated movie 'Wolfwalkers'

09/09/2018, 06:09 am

Documentary narrated by Chiwetel Ejiofor was screened at Toronto International Film Festival and joins animated movie Wolfwalkers as Apple's first feature-length acquisitions for its forthcoming video slate.

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This week on AI: Full-steam ahead towards Apple's 'iPhone Xs' event

09/08/2018, 12:09 am

It's time for last-minute rumors ahead of Apple's Sept. 12 event, where the company is expected to reveal the "iPhone Xs," the Apple Watch "Series 4," and refreshed iPad Pros, among other products.

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Alibaba's Jack Ma to retire on Monday, focus on philanthropy

09/07/2018, 10:09 pm

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma will retire from the company he cofounded on Monday, telling media outlets he plans ply his more than $40 billion fortune on philanthropic efforts in education.

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