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Tim Cook may get that US privacy legislation he's expecting in 2019

11/28/2018, 10:11 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook's expectation that tech giants will be subjected to privacy regulations may soon become a reality, with a pair of U.S. Senators working on a bipartisan bill mandating the protection of consumer data that could be drafted in early 2019.

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Apple could be impacted by proposed US export ban on AI, Computer Vision, iPhone processor technology

11/19/2018, 01:11 pm

The Department of Commerce is examining the possibility of controlling the export of emerging technologies to other nations, with the list of proposed tech including areas of interest to Apple, including processor technology, artificial intelligence, computer vision, and natural language processing.

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How to use your iPhone to follow the long-term impact of your midterms vote

11/07/2018, 11:11 am

This midterm election saw a rush of new people coming to vote. Political engagement doesn't stop there, though, and your iOS device will help you continue to have your say.

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Apple will likely be unaffected by the federal election results, but inside California is a different story

11/07/2018, 09:11 am

Democrats gained control of the House of Representatives, meaning divided government and changes in how Washington works -- and AppleInsider takes a look at possible implications for Apple's initiatives in Washington D.C., and on a more local level how the company may have to spend in its home state.

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NSA cybersecurity head can't find corroboration for iCloud spy chip report

10/10/2018, 10:10 am

The senior advisor for Cybersecurity Strategy to the director of the National Security Agency has advised there is a lack of evidence relating to both of Bloomberg's recent espionage-related stories, and has openly requested for people with knowledge of the situation to provide assistance.

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US Senators demand answers from Supermicro over spy chip allegations

10/10/2018, 08:10 am

A pair of senators have written to Supermicro requesting more information about events detailed in the recent Bloomberg investigation alleging the company's servers were compromised, in an attempt to find out if it is a risk to the national security of the United States.

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Apple testimony to Senate committee will include support for federal privacy regulations

09/24/2018, 08:09 am

Apple will advise to the Senate it supports federal regulations relating to privacy, a report ahead of the September 26 hearing claims, with the iPhone producer expected to testify to lawmakers how its personal data policies differ from other tech giants.

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Apple warns tariffs, protectionism could impact fiscal performance

08/01/2018, 10:08 pm

Apple in a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday warned political uncertainty surrounding a brewing trade war with China could negatively affect the company's bottom line.

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U.S. trade rulings could impose 10-percent import tariff on Apple Watch

07/20/2018, 08:07 am

Despite assurances that the iPhone will not be impacted by U.S. import tariffs against Chinese goods, Apple may still be affected, with the Apple Watch listed alongside fitness trackers and other accessories assembled in the country under new proposals.

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Siri heckles UK defense secretary in parliamentary debate

07/03/2018, 10:07 am

A British Member of Parliament has demonstrated the issues of having the 'Hey Siri' function active during meetings, by suddenly being heckled by his iPhone while addressing his peers in the UK House of Commons on Tuesday.

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Tim Cook airs views on American manufacturing, DACA, and Freedom of Speech

03/28/2018, 03:03 pm

Tim Cook's political comments during today's MSNBC interview touched on a number of areas, ranging from the government's immigration policies and handling of DACA, to U.S. job creation, and his views on Apple's handling of controversial content in apps and services usable on the company's products.

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Pentagon to open networks to iOS, Android devices in 2014

02/26/2013, 12:02 pm

The U.S. Department of Defense will open its networks to smartphones and tablets from Apple and Android device manufacturers beginning in February of 2014, as one of the nation's largest employers expands beyond BlackBerry and into a more "platform agnostic" IT policy.

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California state agencies have spent $423,000 on iPads

08/27/2012, 02:08 pm

The state of California has spent $423,000 on iPads over the past 19 months, generating outrage by one rural assembly member who didn't realize the device is actually cheaper than the laptops it replaces.

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US 'federal government 2.0' ditches BlackBerry, embraces Apple

05/31/2011, 10:05 am

A new story offers a look at how employees of the U.S. government are making major tech changes, trading BlackBerries for iPhones, and laptops for Apple's iPad.

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Apple targeting iPad at corporate buyers with Verizon

12/27/2010, 04:12 pm

Apple is working with carrier business teams at Verizon Wireless to "drive adoption of iPad in enterprise accounts," following an initial push aimed at consumers.

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Apple hiring members of rival RIM's enterprise sales team

11/23/2010, 05:11 pm

Apple's efforts to muscle its way into the corporate market with iPhones and iPads is getting an infusion of talent from Research In Motion, maker of the BlackBerry, with at least five employees making the switch in the last year and a half.

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Bank of America, Citigroup testing iPhone to replace BlackBerry [u]

11/05/2010, 05:11 pm

Two of America's largest banks are actively testing Apple's iPhone as a replacement of their existing RIM BlackBerry devices for corporate email.

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Apple distributor sees increased interest in the iPad among businesses

10/28/2010, 10:10 pm

An executive from Ingram Micro, one of Apple's largest distributors, revealed Thursday that Apple is allowing the firm to pursue enterprise sales of the iPad, as businesses express increasing interest in purchasing the touchscreen tablet.

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Apple partners with Unisys to reach enterprise, government clients

10/25/2010, 04:10 pm

Apple has contracted with Unisys Corp to help it sell the Mac, iPhone and iPad to corporations and US government agencies outside of the company's core markets in education and consumers.

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