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Apple's 50,000-square-foot retail store in Dubai to open in August

05/18/2015, 08:05 am

Apple's largest retail store yet, and its first in the Middle East, is on track to open in Dubai's Mall of the Emirates this summer, a new report reveals.

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Apple's Cook references Steve Jobs, morals in commencement address

05/17/2015, 10:05 pm

During his commencement address at George Washington University on Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduates to follow their own North Star, saying there need not be a choice between "doing good and doing well."

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First 'Steve Jobs' teaser trailer shows Michael Fassbender as late tech guru

05/17/2015, 08:05 pm

Universal Studios released the first teaser trailer for Danny Boyle's highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic on Sunday, offering a glimpse at what to expect from the film and Michael Fassbender, who plays the late Apple cofounder.

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This week on AppleInsider: 'iPhone 6s' details, streaming music plans, HomeKit hardware in June

05/16/2015, 06:05 am

A relatively quiet week nevertheless witnessed some of the first detailed specs for the next-generation iPhone, as well as more news on Apple's plans for the Beats Music relaunch, and the first generation of HomeKit devices.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook chronicles recent China trip on new Weibo account

05/16/2015, 01:05 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook chronicled a recent four-day trip to China on microblogging website Weibo, posting pictures and brief messages regarding Apple Store meet-ups, school visits and general goings on while in the country.

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Apple rumored to have engaged troubled payments startup Clinkle in acquisition talks

05/15/2015, 11:05 pm

A report claims seven employees at much maligned payments startup Clinkle quit on Friday citing in part CEO Lucas Duplan's withholding of information about supposed acquisition talks with Apple.

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Trader Joe's grocery chain preparing to accept Apple Pay

05/15/2015, 04:05 pm

Popular U.S. grocery chain Trader Joe's is gearing up to begin accepting contactless payments via Apple Pay at check-out, AppleInsider has learned.

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Mac development for Oculus Rift VR headset 'paused' ahead of early 2016 Windows launch

05/15/2015, 02:05 pm

Although Oculus VR is going ahead with a Windows launch of its Rift headset in the first quarter of 2016, work on OS X and Linux support has been "paused," according to the company's chief architect and technical director on the project.

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AppleInsider podcast tackles the latest 'iPhone 6s' & 'iPad Pro' rumors, Apple Watch water resistance, more

05/15/2015, 08:05 am

This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast is now available with detailed analysis of this week's news, including the latest round of "iPhone 6s" and "iPad Pro" rumors, a discussion of Apple's automotive ambitions, Tim Cook's trip to China, and more.

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Bentley again chooses iPhone to shoot new 'Intelligent Details' short film

05/14/2015, 10:05 pm

Almost one year to the day after Bentley aired its first promotional "documentary" shot and edited on iOS devices, the luxury car brand repeated the effort to commemorate the Savile Row Bespoke exhibition in Washington, D.C.

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Apple overhauling data services 'front-to-back' for future version of Maps, job listing reveals

05/14/2015, 03:05 pm

Apple is planning major changes to Maps that will involve radically overhauling the data services behind the platform, according to a job listing posted on Thursday discovered by AppleInsider.

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Software problems force Apple to delay HomeKit launch - report

05/14/2015, 12:05 pm

Apple is reportedly facing technological issues with HomeKit, the company's forthcoming smart home platform designed to act a central hub for iOS-connected products like light bulbs and door locks, that have forced a re-evaluation of the platform's launch timeline.

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Monterey Apple Store evacuated after handling contaminated package

05/14/2015, 11:05 am

The Del Monte Apple Store in Monterey, Calif., was evacuated on Wednesday after a dozen people in the store were nauseated by a chemical-contaminated package delivered by FedEx.

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Apple display supplier Sharp posts $1.9 billion annual loss, avoids collapse

05/14/2015, 09:05 am

One of Apple's key display suppliers, Sharp, posted an annual net loss of $1.9 billion on Thursday and cast doubt on its ability to keep operating, although it will continue to live on in the short-term thanks to investments by banks.

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Apple intervenes in Radio Shack sale in effort to protect customer data

05/14/2015, 09:05 am

Bidding for the RadioShack brand and customer data has ended, but not before Apple weighed in on the proceedings, saying that information collected during the sale of its own products should be left out of the deal.

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Rdio launches low-cost streaming music tier with $3.99 monthly fee, 25 daily downloads

05/14/2015, 01:05 am

In a bid to rocket up the streaming music service charts before Apple releases its own branded offering, industry upstart Rdio on Thursday launched a low-cost subscription tier starting at only $3.99 a month, undercutting much of the competition.

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Apple and car battery firm A123 on verge of settling job poaching lawsuit

05/13/2015, 11:05 am

Apple and battery maker A123 Systems are nearing the settlement of a federal lawsuit which accused the former of poaching engineers and scientists from A123 in an attempt to create a new battery division, according to court documents submitted this week.

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Apple once again tops in tech for environmentally-friendly datacenters, Greenpeace says

05/12/2015, 12:05 pm

Apple continues to outpace its Silicon Valley brethren when it comes to making environmentally conscious choices for its expanding datacenter footprint, according to Greenpeace's annual cloud computing report.

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Apple seeks new global communications manager for its iAd network

05/12/2015, 11:05 am

Apple on Tuesday began searching for a new global communications mangager for iAd, its iOS-based mobile advertising network, marking another high-level position opened up to the public.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook talks science, education with China's vice premier

05/12/2015, 10:05 am

Apple chief executive Tim Cook met with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong on Tuesday in Beijing, the latest in a string of meetings between Cook and high-level Chinese leaders as the company looks to expand sales and operations in the world's most populous nation.

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