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Apple highlights US job creation on new webpage, touts 2M jobs across 50 states

05/03/2017, 10:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday debuted a new webpage dedicated to highlighting the company's efforts toward generating jobs in the U.S., including the creation of two million jobs broken down by state, operating segment and more.

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Apple to create $1B 'advanced manufacturing fund' in US

05/03/2017, 06:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday said the company has created a $1 billion manufacturing fund that will help stimulate job growth in the United States.

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Friday Labs ships crowdfunded smart lock, adds HomeKit compatibility

05/02/2017, 09:05 pm

Two years after a successful funding round on Indiegogo, startup Friday Labs on Tuesday said it began shipping its HomeKit-enabled Friday smart lock to backers, while at the same time opening pre-orders to new customers.

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In two-pronged attack, Microsoft intros low-end Windows 10 S, high-end $999+ Surface Laptop

05/02/2017, 12:05 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the Surface Laptop, a new PC aimed at the educational market, despite having a $999 base price tag with 4 gigabytes of non-upgradeable RAM and 128 gigabytes of storage.

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New charity auction offers lunch with Tim Cook at Apple Park HQ

05/02/2017, 10:05 am

A new Charitybuzz auction benefiting Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is, as in the past, offering lunch with Apple CEO Tim Cook -- this time however at the company's new headquarters, Apple Park.

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Twitter adds 11 more streaming offerings in live video push

05/02/2017, 09:05 am

Shortly after annnouncing a 24/7 streaming news deal with Bloomberg, Twitter has revealed another 11 video offerings, covering not just news but sports, music, and other fields.

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Apple invention uses RFID tags, Apple Watch to track food nutrition

05/02/2017, 04:05 am

As Apple wades further into health industry waters with products like Apple Watch, the company on Tuesday was granted a patent for technology that would allow food vendors to embed nutritional information in device-readable RFID tags. The solution presents a unique and partially automated solution to calorie counting, one of the more laborious aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

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Watch AppleInsider's Apple Pro discussion live

05/01/2017, 06:05 pm

AppleInsider editors Daniel Eran Dilger and Victor Marks are in New York City to discuss the current state of Apple's pro-level hardware with the people that use it. If you're not in NYC, don't worry, you can watch a livestream of the event right here.

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Hulu signs NBCUniversal, affiliates for imminent live TV service

05/01/2017, 05:05 pm

Hulu on Monday annouced a deal to bring NBCUniversal on board for its upcoming live TV service, securing the last of the four major U.S. broadcast networks plus its associated specialty channels, such as Syfy and Telemundo.

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Apple releases macOS Sierra 10.12.5 beta 5 to developers for testing

05/01/2017, 01:05 pm

On Monday, Apple made available the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.5, which still appears to focus on bug fixes and speed improvements.

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Trump calls tech CEOs to June meetings, orders overhaul of US government IT

05/01/2017, 12:05 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly signed a new executive order, creating a council meant to "transform and modernize" government IT systems. Simultaneously, the White House revealed a series of meetings in June, during which some 20 high-tech CEOs -- likely including Apple's Tim Cook -- will be brought in to discuss the topic.

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Hacker leaks Netflix's 'Orange Is the New Black' season 5 after ransom not paid

05/01/2017, 09:05 am

Netflix has not responded to a hacker's ransom demand, and as a result, nearly all of season 5 of "Orange Is the New Black" has been released to illicit file sharing sites.

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Bloomberg partners with Twitter to generate 24/7 streaming video news service

05/01/2017, 08:05 am

News titan Bloomberg and Twitter have teamed up to create a service for constant news streaming on the social media venue 24 hours a day.

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Latest Apple Park drone footage shows rough edges in wake of move-in deadline

04/29/2017, 04:04 pm

New drone footage of Apple Park in Cupertino indicates that while the complex may be largely complete, significant work remains -- particularly in landscaping and on the Steve Jobs Theater.

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This week on AI: Apple's Siri & AirPlay speaker, self-driving car tests & more

04/29/2017, 03:04 am

By far one of the most popular stories this week was that Apple's Siri-based Amazon Echo competitor might not only be alive, but nearly finished. We also caught a glimpse of Apple's self-driving testbed SUVs, and news that the fight between Apple and Qualcomm is stepping up a notch.

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Robbers target two San Diego Apple stores, make off with iPhones and Macs

04/28/2017, 05:04 pm

Three men brandishing knives robbed two San Diego Apple stores within the space of an hour on Friday, and the small gang is still on the loose with an unknown amount of merchandise.

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Apple assembler Foxconn says US investment coming, details unsettled

04/28/2017, 03:04 pm

Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, is indeed planning to make some form of investment in the U.S., but the exact details are yet to be finalized, the latter company's chairman confirmed on Friday.

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AppleInsider podcast talks 'iPhone 8' rumors, Amazon in the bedroom, a Siri competitor to Echo

04/28/2017, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about the rumors around 'iPhone 8' wireless charging, HomeKit and a possible Siri-driven Echo competitor, the Apple Watch at 2 and more.

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Apple shares photos, video from Dubai store opening

04/27/2017, 07:04 pm

Apple opened its latest flagship store in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, and the company is celebrating by sharing a gallery of photos and a short video of the retail debut in Dubai Mall.

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Apple's self-driving testbed spotted in Silicon Valley

04/27/2017, 06:04 pm

Apple's self-driving technology testbed, an optimized Lexus RX450h SUV bristling with an array of advanced sensors, was spotted driving on Silicon Valley roads on Thursday, offering the first real-world look at the company's highly secretive autonomous vehicle project.

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