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Apple Watch could be spared from latest round of Chinese import tariffs [u]

09/17/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple products including the Apple Watch and AirPods may be spared from being subjected to fees stemming from the ongoing Chinese trade war, a report claims, with the product code associated with the devices apparently excluded from the Trump Administration's tariff plans.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 blows up in purse, victim sues

09/17/2018, 12:09 pm

A New York woman claims the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phone "spontaneously combusted" in her purse, calling back to the Galaxy Note 7 debacle.

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How Steve Jobs disliked Apple's Infinite Loop campus, but made it his own

09/17/2018, 10:09 am

In a new oral history to mark Infinite Loop's 25th anniversary, Apple leaders past and present look back on the Cupertino campus that was Apple's home for nearly a quarter century -- and discussed Apple founder Steve Jobs' opinion on the company's base of operation.

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This week on AI: Apple event showcases iPhone XS, XS Max & XR, Apple Watch Series 4

09/15/2018, 12:09 am

Apple finally swung the hammer this week, introducing the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, as well as the Apple Watch Series 4. We also found out when the company is set to release iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and macOS Mojave.

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Apple pledges $1M to Red Cross as Hurricane Florence makes landfall

09/14/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple will be donating $1 million to the American Red Cross to cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which is still pounding the U.S. east coast.

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Samsung teases mystery Galaxy device launch promising '4X fun' in October

09/14/2018, 11:09 am

Samsung is preparing to launch new Galaxy devices, inviting members of the media to an event on October 11 that offers few clues about the inbound hardware, except for a hint that it will be "4x fun."

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Apple hires hospital chain exec for AC Wellness employee health clinics

09/14/2018, 09:09 am

Osman Akhtar, former COO of Fairview Health Services in Minnesota, will take a top job related to AC Wellness, healthcare clinics for Apple's employees.

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Apple now accepting preorders of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 [u]

09/14/2018, 03:09 am

Apple on Friday began accepting preorders for iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and Apple Watch Series 4 through its online store, giving early adopters a chance to get their hands on the latest and greatest devices to come out of Cupertino.

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Apple's online store down ahead of iPhone XS, iPhone XR and Apple Watch Series 4 preorders

09/13/2018, 09:09 pm

Apple late Thursday took its online store down for maintenance as customers prepare to flock to the site in a few hours to preorder the latest iPhone and Apple Watch hardware.

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Apple investing to protect mangrove forest in Colombia to offset carbon emissions

09/13/2018, 08:09 pm

Apple on Thursday announced it will invest in a project that aims to protect and restore mangrove trees in a 27,000-acre forest in Colombia, part of the company's initiative to achieve carbon neutrality.

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Woman in Apple Park 'Mission: Impossible' video took the long way around

09/13/2018, 10:09 am

The woman who brought a clicker to CEO Tim Cook in the intro video for the Sept. 12 iPhone event took an especially long detour through Apple Park, according to a designer with the company.

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Beats announces urBeats3 colors to match iPhone XR, new Solo3 hues

09/12/2018, 04:09 pm

Though Apple's Beats brand failed to get any stage time at Wednesday's "Gather Round" event, the audio subsidiary is preparing to release new color options for two popular headphone lines, some of which are designed to match the just-unveiled iPhone XR.

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Apple will testify on data privacy policies before US Senate on Sept. 26

09/12/2018, 11:09 am

Vice President of Software Technology Bud Tribble is set to appear Sept. 26 before a Senate panel to talk about user privacy, along with execs from Google, Amazon and other companies.

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European Parliament votes to back controversial 'Article 11' and 'Article 13' copyright reform proposals

09/12/2018, 10:09 am

Members of the European Parliament have approved legislation to revise copyright laws in a decision that has both angered and relieved some internet users because of conditions it may place on content providers.

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FCC pauses review of Sprint and T-Mobile merger

09/11/2018, 10:09 pm

Government stops the "shot clock" on the merger's review period, in order to take a look at modeling.

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Verizon's '5G' home broadband to launch on Oct. 1, free Apple TV 4K included

09/11/2018, 06:09 pm

Verizon is making good on promises to deliver what it touts as the world's first commercial 5G deployment, a home broadband service called Verizon 5G Home, announcing on Tuesday that installations will begin on Oct. 1.

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Apple antenna engineer awarded prestigious Marconi Society honor

09/11/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple RF engineer Dr. Ding Nie has been named by the Marconi Society as one of four Paul Baran Young Scholars for his work toward increasing throughput in wireless systems.

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Getting started with playing your own music in iTunes on the Mac

09/11/2018, 02:09 pm

If Apple won't chop iTunes up into separate apps, we will. AppleInsider takes each element of iTunes and shows you how to get the best out of it. First up: simply playing your own music collection.

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Facebook followed Apple's lead on Alex Jones purge, Zuckerberg says

09/11/2018, 12:09 am

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an interview published Monday confirmed in part assumptions that Apple's decision to remove controversial conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from iTunes and Apple Podcasts kicked off similar bans on other platforms.

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Apple Pay now available at nearly all 7-Eleven locations in US, rollout to continue through September

09/10/2018, 06:09 pm

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven on Monday provided a progress update on an ongoing Apple Pay rollout, saying that nearly all of its more than 10,000 U.S. locations now support Apple's mobile payments technology.

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