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Apple paid fine for hazardous material handling at North Carolina data center

07/05/2018, 07:07 pm

Apple last year was cited, and ultimately paid a $40,000 fine, over the handling of potentially hazardous materials at its Maiden, North Carolina, data center, according to a new report detailing the company's dealings in the state.

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How to turn 'Hey Siri' on and off on your iPhone and iPad

07/04/2018, 11:07 am

Apple's "Hey Siri" function may be handy for most users, but there are times when you don't want it to activate and cause an interruption. AppleInsider explains how to prevent the hands-free voice prompt from activating, and how to turn it back on again.

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Apple in early phases of business alliance with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

07/04/2018, 09:07 am

Apple is seeking to expand its enterprise-related operations by working with a new partner, with a job advertisement indicating the iPhone producer has an arrangement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to produce business solutions.

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Hands on with the vintage-inspired Rymek Bluetooth keyboard

07/04/2018, 07:07 am

The Rymek retro Bluetooth mechanical keyboard is an interesting take on a mechanical keyboard. AppleInsider got to spend a bit of time with it ahead of the crowdfunding campaign.

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Apple's Siri director to speak at AI Frontiers conference in November

07/03/2018, 11:07 pm

Apple senior director of Siri, Alex Acero, is scheduled to appear at this year's AI Frontiers conference, where he will be joined by other experts in the field to discuss the role natural language processing plays in modern personal assistant technology.

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FBI & other US branches join Justice Department in Cambridge Analytica investigation

07/03/2018, 02:07 pm

A U.S. federal probe into Facebook's data sharing with now-defunct politcal consulting firm Cambridge Analytica has reportedly grown to pull in multiple agencies, including the FBI, the Justice Department, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Apple peripherals and accessories to keep an eye on for Amazon Prime Day

07/03/2018, 11:07 am

Amazon's annual Prime Day sale is set for July 16, which despite its name will actually run for 36 hours starting at 3 p.m. Eastern time. Historically, Apple products themselves haven't gone on sale, but this can be a ripe opportunity for people with Prime memberships to pick up related accessories and peripherals.

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Default Samsung messaging app randomly spamming contacts with pictures

07/03/2018, 09:07 am

An unusual glitch in Samsung Messages is causing some phones to randomly send photos to contacts without prompting users first.

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New SD card format will transfer at nearly a gigabyte per second

07/02/2018, 11:07 am

The SD Association has published a new version 7.0 specification for SD cards, with updates in two areas significantly increasing the potential capacity of the future memory cards, as well as boosting the data transfer rates to almost 1 gigabyte per second.

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Dell reverses course, going public in $21.7B proposal

07/02/2018, 09:07 am

Apple rival Dell on Monday announced plans to take the PC maker public again, by way of a proposed common stock deal pegging its market cap at $21.7 billion.

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AT&T's DirecTV Now follows Sling TV, YouTube TV in hiking monthly fees

07/02/2018, 08:07 am

As of August 1, prices for all of DirecTV Now's packages will increase by $5, making the cheapest buy-in for the live TV service $40 per month for 60-plus channels.

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MediaTek gets HomePod Wi-Fi chip orders, angling to be iPhone modem supplier

07/02/2018, 08:07 am

MediaTek is potentially getting closer to potentially becoming an iPhone modem supplier, after supply chain sources of a report claim the Taiwanese manufacturer is probably going to supply Wi-Fi chips to Apple for the HomePod.

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Five reasons to not buy the Amazon Fire TV Cube

07/01/2018, 12:07 pm

Amazon's new Fire TV Cube shows promise as a set-top box with hands-free voice controls, but after a short period of using the device, it is apparent there are some issues that need to be ironed out to make the Cube better.

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This week on AI: 2018 iPad, Apple Watch & MacBook Air updates, unlimited carrier plans & more

06/30/2018, 12:06 am

Some of the stories you were most interested in this week included this year's rumored MacBook, iPad, and Apple Watch updates, the graphics tech in macOS Mojave, and which carrier to pick for an unlimited iPhone plan.

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Microsoft's next Surface product might be just pocket-sized

06/29/2018, 02:06 pm

Microsoft's long-rumored "Andromeda" device will be a "pocketable" Surface product, further smearing the line between phones, tablets, and laptops, according to a leaked internal document.

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How do a pair of HomePods compare to a $180 soundbar?

06/29/2018, 12:06 pm

The HomePod offers great audio quality, and as a pair, fantastic stereo music playback. But are two HomePods enough to replace a soundbar in a home theater system that is half the price of a single speaker? AppleInsider finds out.

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Qualcomm's bid to block iPhone imports 'magnifies' antitrust practices, consumers contend

06/28/2018, 09:06 pm

A group of consumers suing Qualcomm over alleged antitrust practices on Thursday filed a motion to prevent the chipmaker from obtaining a U.S. International Trade Commission exclusion order targeting iPhones with Intel modems, saying an import ban would simply amplify anticompetitive behavior.

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AT&T fined $5.25M for '911' call outages that impacted more than 15,000 users [u]

06/28/2018, 06:06 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission and AT&T on Thursday issued a joint statement saying the telco will pay out $5.25 million to settle a government probe into two "911" service outages.

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Apple mulls system for helping visually impaired navigate environment

06/28/2018, 08:06 am

Apple has considered ways to help the sensory impaired travel between locations, by using a combination of sensors to model the local environment, then providing tactile feedback to the user advising what objects and structures are near them.

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Apple mulls subscription bundle of Apple Music, News and original video content, report says

06/27/2018, 08:06 pm

Apple is reportedly mulling a subscription bundle that incorporates the company's existing services, namely Apple Music and products sold through the News platform, with a slate of original TV shows widely rumored to be in production.

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