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Turkey's president calls for boycott of Apple products

08/14/2018, 08:08 am

Amid rising trade tensions with the United States and local economic catastrophe, Turkey's president has named Apple specifically as a boycott target.

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Apple held secret meeting with developers in 2017 to push app subscriptions

08/13/2018, 10:08 pm

In a meeting in a New York loft last year, Apple told around 30 developers that they ought to embrace subscription models.

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Apple hosts Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai at Apple Park, touts cooperation with Malala Fund

08/13/2018, 09:08 pm

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai visited Apple Park on Monday, where she discussed Apple's ongoing Malala Fund partnership with hosts CEO Tim Cook and VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives Lisa Jackson.

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Google apps continue to track users even if location services are disabled

08/13/2018, 05:08 pm

Google's services will attempt to monitor the movements of a user's device even if the user disables location services, with some Android and iOS apps produced by the search giant allegedly recording location data without the user's knowledge, an investigation into the feature claims.

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Australian parliament will debate bill to weaken encryption by end of 2018

08/13/2018, 09:08 am

Australia's government will debate proposed legislation before the end of this year that could force Apple and other companies to introduce backdoors into their products and services, such as the iPhone or iMessage, under the guise of assisting with national security and law enforcement investigations.

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Apple job listing points to 'new products and initiatives' for iCloud

08/13/2018, 09:08 am

Apple is once again at work on serious improvements to iCloud, a recent job listing may suggest.

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Apple fighting high property tax assessments in Santa Clara county

08/13/2018, 08:08 am

When it comes to disputing local tax assessments, Apple is one of the toughest companies in Silicon Valley, and the company has repeatedly clashed with Santa Clara County to cut down how much tax it needs to pay.

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This week on AI: What's new in Apple's iOS 12 & macOS Mojave betas, iPhones as passports & more

08/11/2018, 12:08 am

Apple's latest iOS and macOS betas were the centerpiece of the week, but travel, CarPlay, and the performance of 2018 MacBook Pros were also on your minds.

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Trump says will meet Apple CEO Tim Cook for dinner

08/10/2018, 08:08 pm

Less than four months after their April White House meeting, President Donald Trump tweeted that he and Apple CEO Tim Cook are set to dine together Friday night.

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Hands on: Final Draft 10 hangs on as the best tool for screenwriters

08/10/2018, 02:08 pm

This specialist word processor has enough quirks to make it irritating, yet it continues to speed up the repetitive parts of screenwriting so much. AppleInsider starts crafting the next, great Netflix series.

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McDonald's in Chicago is the latest Apple Store copycat - but not the first by far

08/10/2018, 12:08 pm

McDonald's new flagship store is making a clear effort to mimic the Apple Store. AppleInsider takes a look at the plan, and also a takes a look back at Microsoft, Sony, and others who have "borrowed" elements of the Apple Store aesthetic in retail.

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Spotify tests skippable ads for free listeners in Australia

08/10/2018, 10:08 am

In a move that could eventually lure new subscribers away from Apple Music, Spotify is now testing skippable ads for its free ad-based tier.

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Qualcomm, Taiwan reach settlement on $773M antitrust fine

08/10/2018, 08:08 am

The chipmaker is facing one less lawsuit now that it has agreed to invest in Taiwan in exchange for the dismissal of a large fine.

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Doug Field returns to Apple's 'Project Titan' after stint at Tesla

08/10/2018, 12:08 am

Doug Field, who previously worked as a vice president of Mac hardware engineering at Apple, has returned to the Cupertino tech giant after a nearly five-year stint at Tesla to work on the company's secretive automotive initiative.

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Analyst estimates Apple Pay used by 253M people worldwide, 31 percent of iPhone install base

08/09/2018, 05:08 pm

Analyst Gene Munster sees Apple Pay as an increasingly important part of Apple's services category, which has enjoyed record-breaking growth over the past few quarters, estimating the payment solution now has 253 million users worldwide.

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Hands on: Cappuccino news reader for macOS and iOS is gorgeous but no power tool

08/09/2018, 02:08 pm

Cappuccino for Mac and iOS can catch you up on the day's events and fill you in on certain topics you like. AppleInsider tries pressing it into service.

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Samsung Galaxy Home will fight smart speakers from Apple, Amazon & Google

08/09/2018, 12:08 pm

In addition to revealing the Galaxy Note9, one of Samsung's other product announcements on Thursday was the Galaxy Home, the company's first smartspeaker.

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Samsung debuts iPhone X-challenging Galaxy Note 9 with upgraded S Pen, full-day battery & more

08/09/2018, 11:08 am

Samsung on Thursday announced its main competition for this fall's iPhones in the form of the Galaxy Note 9, the latest version of the smartphone often credited for popularizing "phablet" sizes.

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One Summer Chicago students showcase Everyone Can Code projects at Apple store

08/08/2018, 09:08 pm

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand at Apple's flagship Michigan Ave. store Wednesday night, where participants of the One Summer Chicago employment and internship initiative showcased apps built with the Swift programming language.

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Apple explains decision to keep 'Infowars' app on App Store

08/08/2018, 08:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday confirmed a decision to leave conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' Infowars app available for download in the iOS App Store following the removal of his podcast content from other digital platforms including iTunes and Podcasts, saying the app has not violated company guidelines.

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