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Apple pulling apps from developers located in Iran from the iOS App Store

01/30/2017, 10:01 am

Apple is said to be starting to take down iOS apps from the App Store developed in Iran, in what is believed to be an attempt by Apple to abide by trade sanctions against the country issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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Hands On: Redesigned Evernote 8.0.3 for iPhone and iPad brings major design revamp

01/29/2017, 06:01 pm

The latest revision to the Evernote app for iPhone and iPad notebook app aims to speed up the service -- AppleInsider takes a few notes.

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Apple celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year with curated apps, Apple Store events

01/27/2017, 04:01 pm

As part of ongoing festivities to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year this weekend, Apple is highlighting apps and stickers in the App Store in new curated lists, while some Apple retail stores are hosting specially themed workshops.

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Apple's 'differential privacy' policy invoked for opt-in iCloud data analysis in iOS 10.3

01/27/2017, 02:01 pm

Apple's upcoming iOS 10.3 update will include an opt-in for collecting data from iCloud accounts, which will in turn be used to improve "intelligent features and services such as Siri," according to people testing the current beta.

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Apple demands specially-certified chips & factories for HomeKit devices, report says

01/27/2017, 11:01 am

One of the factors slowing down adoption of Apple's HomeKit platform is the company's demand that accessory makers not only buy specific chips, but have products manufactured at Apple-certified factories, a report said on Friday.

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Apple officially named as founding member of Partnership for AI, Siri founder named to board

01/27/2017, 09:01 am

As expected, Apple has been formally inducted into the Partnership on AI as a founding member, naming Siri-founder and Apple exec Tom Gruber to the board of trustees for the group.

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Insufficient Samsung security forces UK military communications project to switch to modified iPhone 7

01/26/2017, 03:01 pm

A program in the United Kingdom to allow members of the armed forces to discuss military secrets using a smartphone will now involve a modified iPhone 7 with hardened security, replacing insecure Android devices

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Twitter rolls out upgraded 'Explore' tab for all iPhone, iPad users

01/26/2017, 03:01 pm

Completing a test phase, Twitter on Thursday announced the widescale debut of a new "Explore" tab for iPhone and iPad users, grouping together several features including a relocated Moments interface.

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Google adds instant Japanese translation to Translate's iPhone camera-based Word Lens

01/26/2017, 01:01 pm

Google Translate has received an update that adds support for Japanese to the iOS app's augmented reality Word Lens feature, one that allows users to see Japanese words and phrases replaced by English equivalents when viewed through an iPhone or iPad's camera.

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Apple's Swift ranks second in fastest-growing skill demands among freelancers

01/26/2017, 01:01 pm

When looking to hire independents, organizations have quickly made Apple's Swift programming language one of the most sought-after skills, freelance marketplace Upwork said on Thursday.

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Apple Support iPhone app reaches 22 markets with additions like France & UK

01/26/2017, 11:01 am

Apple's official Support app for iPhone and iPad is now available to download in 22 regions, some additions this week being France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

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Apple ships 2.5M iPhones in India during 2016, boosted by iPhone 7 release

01/26/2017, 10:01 am

Apple shipped 2.5 million iPhones in India during the whole of 2016 -- a third of those in the fourth quarter, when the iPhone 7 launched in the country, according to Counterpoint research data released this week.

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Apple reportedly close to joining Partnership on AI industry group to boost Siri, other tech

01/26/2017, 08:01 am

Apple could help further research efforts in the field of artificial intelligence in the future, with a report claiming it will be joining the Partnership on AI, a non-profit group that counts, Google, Facebook, other major tech companies in its membership.

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Facebook undertaking limited testing of ads inside Messenger iPhone app

01/25/2017, 03:01 pm

With the News Feed largely full, Facebook will soon start testing ads in its Messenger app for mobile devices including the iPhone and iPad, the company revealed on Wednesday.

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Apple, ad agency sued over voice sample used in iPhone 6 TV commercial

01/25/2017, 03:01 pm

The lead singer of '70s a capella group The Persuasions is suing Apple for using a song by Jamie xx in an iPhone 6 TV commercial, claiming the ad violates his "right of publicity" due to the track containing a sample of his voice.

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Apple sues Qualcomm in China over iPhone modem chip licensing terms

01/25/2017, 01:01 pm

Apple has expanded its legal actions against Qualcomm's broadband modem chip licensing tactics in China's Intellectual Property Courts, and is seeking 1 billion yuan ($145.3 million) in damages based on iPhone sales in China alone.

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Facebook tests native version of Instagram's Stories feature in iOS app

01/25/2017, 01:01 pm

Having scored early success with Instagram Stories -- copied from a similarly-named Snapchat feature -- Facebook is currently testing the same option in its core Facebook app for iOS, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

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iOS 10.3 beta enables calls on iCloud-connected devices for Verizon customers

01/25/2017, 11:01 am

A small but significant addition for Verizon iPhone subscribers in the iOS 10.3 beta is the ability to make and answer calls from any iCloud-connected device, including Macs, iPads, iPods, and the Apple Watch.

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Apple iPhone screen manufacturer Japan Display to offer flexible LCDs starting in 2018

01/25/2017, 10:01 am

Presenting an alternative to the OLED screens devised by companies like Samsung, Apple supplier Japan Display on Wednesday announced plans to start making flexible LCDs in 2018.

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Apple meeting with India government 'constructive,' iPhone manufacture 'almost a done deal' [u]

01/25/2017, 09:01 am

Apple's meeting with Indian government officials on Wednesday -- aimed at setting up local iPhone manufacturing -- was a "constructive and open dialogue," the company claimed in a statement.

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