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Adobe Photoshop celebrates 25 years of image editing history

02/19/2015, 03:02 am

Adobe's Photoshop notched another milestone when it turned 25 years old on Thursday, marking a quarter century since the venerable software brought digital image editing to the masses as a Mac exclusive.

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Apple poached battery manufacturer employees for own project, lawsuit alleges

02/18/2015, 07:02 pm

A new lawsuit filed in early February claims Apple poached workers with proprietary information vital to battery manufacturer A123 Systems' operations in an attempt to build out its own competing battery division in California.

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High-res photos reveal mysterious Apple van's equipment package

02/18/2015, 07:02 pm

A pair of high-resolution photographs acquired by AppleInsider on Wednesday show close-up views of a van thought to be part of a secret Apple initiative, including a highly detailed look at what are believed to be GPS, camera and other roof-mounted instrumentation.

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Tim Cook rumored to travel to Israel for opening of new Apple R&D office

02/18/2015, 01:02 pm

Rumors continue to circulate that Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook may be planning a trip to Israel, to commemorate the opening of a new research and development office in the city of Herzliya Pituach.

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Apple removes Cuba from restricted country trade list following changes by US government

02/18/2015, 12:02 pm

Apple has removed Cuba from its restricted country list for foreign trade, reflecting the fact that some of its hardware and software are now legally eligible to be exported to the Caribbean country.

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How to protect your Apple ID, iCloud, iMessage and more by enabling two-step verification

02/18/2015, 10:02 am

Two-step verification adds an additional layer of protection to your Apple ID login by requiring users to enter their password plus a second, temporary number sent to a trusted device.

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Sony to begin shipping developer-focused SmartEyeglass wearable in March

02/18/2015, 09:02 am

The unspoken failure of Google's Glass has not deterred Sony from forging ahead with its own face-attached augmented reality device, and interested early adopters can now place a pre-order for their own set of "SmartEyeglass Developer Edition" eyewear for delivery in March.

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Civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis visits Apple HQ, meets with CEO Tim Cook

02/17/2015, 08:02 pm

Georgia congressman and civil rights activist John Lewis was a guest speaker at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Tuesday, where he touted his new graphic novel and talked one-on-one with CEO Tim Cook in a closed door meeting.

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Apple's iPhone, iPad, MacBook, Beats headphones take top honors in consumer survey

02/17/2015, 07:02 pm

Apple's flagship products led the pack in the 2015 Customer Loyalty Engagement Index from brand research consultancy Brand Keys, with the iPhone, iPad, MacBook and Beats headphones all considered leaders in their respective categories.

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Tech journalist Chris Breen leaves Macworld for job at Apple

02/17/2015, 06:02 pm

Five months after Macworld shipped its last print magazine in September, senior editor and Mac guru Chris Breen on Tuesday announced he will soon leave the publication to take on an unannounced role at Apple.

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Report alleges iBooks antitrust monitor has committed 'major abuse' against Apple

02/17/2015, 02:02 pm

A scathing critique of Michael Bromwich, the lawyer overseeing Apple after it lost an iBooks antitrust lawsuit, alleges that he has unfairly billed the company some $2.65 million for investigative practices that have gone well beyond the initial intent of his role.

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BlackBerry fires another legal salvo at Ryan Seacrest's Typo keyboard for iPhone

02/17/2015, 02:02 pm

Redesigning its flagship product has not been enough to keep Typo out of BlackBerry's line of fire, as the Canadian smartphone maker has once again filed suit alleging that the second-generation Typo "slavishly copied" BlackBerry's own keyboard designs.

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Apple awarded PrimeSense patent for 3D virtual keyboard that would allow typing on air

02/17/2015, 01:02 pm

While the reason behind Apple's acquisition of PrimeSense remains unknown, the Cupertino company was awarded a PrimeSense patent on Tuesday describing 3D camera system allowing for an entirely new type of virtual keyboard.

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Apple Inc Campus 2, Phase 2 plans R&D facilities big enough to design a car

02/17/2015, 11:02 am

Apple is moving forward with advanced plans for Phase 2 of its ambitious Campus 2 project, including testing workshops and research and development facilities with enough room to develop and test new products the size of an automobile.

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SoHo Apple Store holds workshops with fashionistas and artists as New York Fashion Week wraps up

02/16/2015, 08:02 pm

Starting Monday, the SoHo Apple Store will play host to fashion industry insiders as an unofficial extension of New York's Fashion Week, with special in-store discussions on creativity, style and digital media running through Thursday.

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Video reveals close-up look of Apple's mysterious minivan project

02/16/2015, 05:02 pm

A new video obtained by AppleInsider on Monday reveals more detail on Apple's camera-equipped minivans, with views of the interior showing at least two people man the vehicles during testing operations.

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Proposed FAA rules would restrict private drone use, potentially nix Amazon drone deliveries

02/16/2015, 03:02 pm

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a set of rules that would restrict the use of drones in the sky, placing new qualifications on private enthusiasts and seemingly striking a serious blow to Amazon's airborne delivery plans.

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Apple making Campus 2 components in its own factory, initially considered 'trilobal' design

02/16/2015, 12:02 pm

When Apple's now-famous new campus opens next year, it will feature numerous parts created by the company's in-house design group and manufactured in a California factory built specifically for the project.

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Jony Ive & his design team esteemed as Apple's heart & soul in sweeping profile

02/16/2015, 10:02 am

Apple design chief Jony Ive's transformation into the new face of the company continued this week with a flattering, far-reaching profile that considers him "one of the two most powerful people" at Apple and a reluctant standard bearer for Steve Jobs's legacy.

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Jony Ive & Angela Ahrendts collaborating on an Apple Store redesign to better showcase Apple Watch

02/16/2015, 09:02 am

Apple design chief Jony Ive and retail head Angela Ahrendts are working together on a redesign of Apple's retail stores --a different approach that will make them better suited for selling the fashionable Apple Watch, according to a new report.

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