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Apple starts advertising Watch as part of connected iOS, Mac ecosystem

05/20/2015, 01:05 am

Apple updated its online storefront on Tuesday with fresh imagery and text touting so-called Continuity features that interconnect iOS, Mac and now Apple Watch devices.

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Apple to hire up to 500 more workers for Mesa, Ariz. 'global command center'

05/19/2015, 06:05 pm

Months after Apple announced plans to build a "global command center" on the site of its failed sapphire production facility in Mesa, Ariz., a report on Tuesday says the company is looking to hire up to 500 extra workers to complete and maintain the project.

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Strengthening dollar prompts Apple to increase prices in Europe, Canada

05/19/2015, 03:05 pm

Apple raised prices in a number of overseas markets on Tuesday, a move precipitated by the U.S. dollar's continued rebound and designed to minimize the effect of foreign exchange headwinds.

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FTC sides with Apple, other parties concerned with privacy of RadioShack customer data

05/19/2015, 12:05 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has intervened in the bankruptcy court dispute over the sale of RadioShack customer data, spelling out conditions it feels are needed to protect personal privacy.

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Apple re-ups digital maps pact with TomTom

05/19/2015, 11:05 am

Apple will continue to work with TomTom on mapping data, the Dutch firm revealed on Tuesday, extending one of the oldest and most important partnerships in Apple's expanding navigation and mapping efforts.

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Apple, other tech companies ask Obama to reject proposals for software backdoors

05/19/2015, 12:05 am

In a letter to be delivered to President Barack Obama on Tuesday, Apple is among a group of signatories requesting the White House reject incoming government proposals that would modify current policies to allow law enforcement access to encrypted user data.

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How Coherent Navigation can help Apple with location technology and talent

05/18/2015, 02:05 pm

Apple's recent acquisition of Coherent Navigation, a California firm that worked on high-precision satellite navigation projects for the likes of the U.S. Navy, might at first seem a bit outside of the iPhone maker's wheelhouse.But a closer look reveals what could, in fact, be an excellent match.

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Google Search designer Jon Wiley moves to lead role on virtual reality tech

05/18/2015, 01:05 pm

The lead designer on Google Search has taken up a new position as the lead designer on Cardboard, the company's low-cost, smartphone-based virtual reality headset project.

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Apple tops tech rivals in sales, profits & assets for first time in Forbes Global 2000

05/18/2015, 11:05 am

For the first time, Apple is now the world's biggest technology corporation not just in terms of market capitalization, but also in sales, profits and assets, according to new rankings published on Monday.

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Appeals court finds Samsung violated Apple's design patents, but not trade dress

05/18/2015, 09:05 am

An appeals court ruled on Monday that Samsung's $930 million penalty, stemming from its patent infringement suit with Apple, must be adjusted, in a mixed courtroom outcome for the iPhone maker.

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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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