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Apple will add 1,000 positions for manufacturing, customer service in Ireland

11/11/2015, 07:11 am

In a visit to Dublin on Wednesday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed that his company will hire 1,000 new employees at its international operations in Cork, Ireland, bringing the total number of workers there to 6,000, some of which are locally assembling Apple hardware.


Tim Cook says businesses should tackle climate change & equal rights proactively, not wait for governments

11/10/2015, 12:11 pm

Large corporations should actively wield their power and influence for the good of the planet and its people, rather than sitting back and waiting for governments to take the lead, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said in a speech at Italy's top business school on Tuesday.


Angela Ahrendts offers deep dive into Apple retail, future aspirations

11/09/2015, 08:11 pm

Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts, speaking at the Fast Company Innovation Festival on Monday, pulled back the curtain on Apple Store, revealing a few interesting tidbits about the company's current operating philosophy and future goals.


Latest Xcode update fixes critical Interface Builder, debugging, UI testing issues

11/09/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple pushed out a batch of bug fixes with the latest version of its Xcode development software on Monday, addressing critical issues discovered in Interface Builder, debugging and user interface testing.


Tim Cook hints at new health product, touts iPad Pro as PC replacement in interview

11/09/2015, 05:11 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his press tour in support of the upcoming iPad Pro on Monday, touting the tablet's workstation and media consumption capabilities in an interview, but also dropped a hint about potential work on a health product unrelated to Apple Watch.


Shadowy group linked to Apple's 'Project Titan' spotted at auto industry conference

11/09/2015, 04:11 pm

A mysterious California company believed to be used to mask the development of Apple's rumored electric car has been spotted at an automotive industry conference, strengthening the ties between the self-styled "market research" firm and vehicle manufacturing.


TAG Heuer unveils $1,500 'Connected' smartwatch running Android Wear

11/09/2015, 01:11 pm

The Swiss watch industry fired its first significant shot across the Apple Watch's bow with the Monday revelation of TAG Heuer's Connected smartwatch, sporting a classic design, a titanium case, and a $1,500 price tag.


Universal drops Steve Jobs movie from thousands of theaters after poor box office results

11/09/2015, 10:11 am

Tepid interest from moviegoers has led Universal to pull the Danny Boyle-helmed film chronicling the life of Apple's late cofounder from more than 2,000 theaters, leaving the picture on only a few hundred domestic screens.


Judge dismisses Apple Store employee 'bag check' class action lawsuit

11/08/2015, 07:11 am

A California federal judge on Saturday tossed out a class action lawsuit brought against Apple by employees claiming the company's anti-theft measures, specifically "demeaning" bag checks instituted in 2009, resulted in lost wages.


This week on AppleInsider: Apple TV & 4K iMac reviews, iPhone 7 plans, Apple Car hires & more

11/07/2015, 04:11 am

AppleInsider this week took a crack at reviewing not one but two major new Apple products, while the rumor cycle again turned to the long-term with possible details of iOS and iPhone upgrades, the Apple Car, and live content plans.


Apple sends 'Shot on iPhone 6' photographers special edition art books containing their work

11/06/2015, 07:11 pm

In a thank you to photographers whose pictures were used as part of Apple's "Shot on iPhone 6" ad campaign, the company is sending out special coffee table books containing a page-by-page collection of selected works and their respective installations around the world.


Rumor claims new electric car maker Faraday Future is front for Apple

11/06/2015, 03:11 pm

A mysterious electric car maker called Faraday Future -- backed by large resources -- could be a front for Apple, a report speculated on Friday.


AppleInsider podcast reviews the new Apple TV, talks 'iPhone 7' & answers your questions

11/06/2015, 08:11 am

On this week's all-new AppleInsider podcast, Neil, Mikey, and Victor discuss the new Apple TV. Neil talks about the latest "iPhone 7" rumors, Mikey reviews the 21.5-inch iMac, and we tackle listener questions.


Apple hire suggests work on advanced EV software, 'digital license plate'

11/05/2015, 07:11 pm

Adding fuel to the Apple Car rumor bonfire, Apple this summer hired an automotive engineer with vast experience in the electric vehicle industry, and who most recently worked at a company called Reviver, self-proclaimed creators of the world's first "digital license plate."


Apple opens Vietnamese subsidiary, enabling direct local sales for first time

11/05/2015, 09:11 am

Apple has quietly opened up its first subsidiary in Vietnam, a move which should allow direct sales to a burgeoning market, a report said on Thursday.


Apple's Eddy Cue touts iOS for enterprise, demos iPad Pro at Dropbox Open

11/04/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue made a surprise appearance at the Dropbox Open event on Wednesday, where he touted Apple's efforts in enterprise and showed off the new Dropbox Paper app for iPad Pro.


Apple eyes new San Jose campus possibly sprawling over 4.15M square feet

11/04/2015, 04:11 pm

Apple is working with the city of San Jose on a development agreement for a campus on the north side of town, which if authorized could be larger than Cupertino's Campus 2 at 4.15 million square feet, a report said on Wednesday.


ACLU: Google is embarrassed by Android security, isn't protecting vulnerable users like Apple's iOS

11/04/2015, 03:11 pm

The difference between encryption and security on iOS and Android isn't just a technical issue but a "digital security divide," according to the principal technologist for the American Civil Liberties Union. That's because Apple secures its devices while Google leaves Android open to data collection and surveillance.


Apple wins motion to transfer second Core Wireless patent lawsuit to California

11/03/2015, 10:11 pm

After winning a patent infringement case leveled by Core Wireless Licensing earlier this year, Apple is once again being sued by the non-practicing entity over certain wireless communications IP. In what could be an important victory, however, the Cupertino, Calif., company was recently granted a motion to transfer proceedings to its home state.


Apple and failed sapphire supplier GT Advanced reach agreement to settle $439M debt

11/03/2015, 07:11 pm

After a high-profile supply chain failure last year, Apple and would-be sapphire supplier GT Advanced Technologies have reached an agreement that will settle the bankrupt company's $439 million in outstanding debt.