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Pandora settles fights with ASCAP, Broadcast Music in wake of royalty ruling

12/22/2015, 03:12 pm

Through newly-forged deals, Pandora has put an end to royalty disputes with Broadcast Music and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, a report said on Tuesday.

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Apple adds 2008-2009 Macs & more to list of 'vintage and obsolete' products

12/22/2015, 01:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its official list of "vintage and obsolete" products, used to determine whether or not the company will repair or otherwise support any hardware problems.

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Third floor opens at IFC Mall Apple Store in Hong Kong

12/22/2015, 09:12 am

Apple has opened its anticipated third floor at the IFC Mall Apple Store in Hong Kong, providing even more space at one of the company's flagship locations.

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Apple patent details smart ceiling lighting used in next-gen Apple Stores

12/22/2015, 04:12 am

As part of efforts to revitalize an aging retail design language, Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for ceiling lighting systems that are currently rolling out to so-called "next-generation" Apple Stores around the world.

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Google to reportedly partner with Ford on self-driving vehicle project

12/21/2015, 11:12 pm

Google will soon be one step closer to bringing its autonomous car technology to the consumer market, as a report on Monday claims the company is teaming up with Ford on a project that could lead to automated ride sharing services.

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Apple lodges challenge to UK digital surveillance bill, rails against weak encryption

12/21/2015, 06:12 pm

In an "unprecedented" move, Apple on Monday issued a formal challenge to the UK House of Parliament over a proposed Investigatory Powers Bill that would leave services like iMessage open to backdoors and intercept capabilities.

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Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton says Apple's Tim Cook 'omitted critical facts' in encryption stance

12/21/2015, 01:12 pm

In a statement issued on Monday, U.S. Senator Tom Cotton, a Republican from Arkansas, criticized Tim Cook for his defense of strong encryption during a 60 Minutes interview, claiming that the Apple CEO had "omitted critical facts."

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Cook, other Apple execs open up on company's future in extensive '60 Minutes' feature

12/20/2015, 10:12 pm

A "60 Minutes" special that aired Sunday saw interviewer Charlie Rose gain rare access into Apple's Cupertino headquarters, where he discussed a wide range of topics with company execs and snagged behind-the-scenes looks at Jony Ive's design studio, a next-gen Apple Store mockup and the Campus 2 construction site.

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Apple Stores to feature accessibility products in early 2016, report says

12/20/2015, 09:12 pm

According to a report on Sunday, Apple plans to market through its online and brick-and-mortar stores accessibility products designed to aid disabled users, with sales expected to begin sometime in early 2016.

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This week on AppleInsider: Apple's corporate shakeup, next-gen iPhones and iPads, Apple Pay in China & more

12/19/2015, 04:12 am

News somehow managed to keep up the pace right before the Christmas break, with major seat changes at Apple and hints at future products, including new iPads and the so-called iPhone 7.

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Review: Nyrius Wireless Smart LED Multicolor Light Bulb

12/19/2015, 12:12 am

Nyrius' Bluetooth-connected lightbulb might get the job done, but there's nothing that really sets it apart from rivals, and there are several things that set it back.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook calls US tax code outdated and 'awful for America'

12/18/2015, 03:12 pm

The full interview between Charlie Rose and Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will air this Sunday, but CBS has posted a teaser clip from the conversation, in which Cook again defended his company's tax policies, stating that they pay more than any other company in a "backwards" system.

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Apple Price Guide: Last minute holiday shipping cutoffs and shipping upgrades

12/18/2015, 02:12 pm

With Christmas Eve just one week away, AppleInsider's Price Guide partners have set firm deadlines for when online shoppers can order and still expect their gifts to arrive on time for friends and family. Here's a quick guide to shipping cutoffs and last-minute shipping upgrades.

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Concerned about net neutrality, FCC probes Comcast, T-Mobile, & AT&T over data cap exemptions

12/18/2015, 10:12 am

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has issued letters to Comcast, T-Mobile, and AT&T, asking for more information on perks that exempt some services from counting towards Internet users' data caps.

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AppleInsider podcast talks Apple's executive shuffle, 3D Touch on iPad & more

12/18/2015, 08:12 am

This week's AppleInsider podcast discusses BBC iPlayer coming to Apple TV, big job changes at Apple, 3D Touch on iPads, and Mikey's review of Devialet's Phantom speaker.

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'60 Minutes' to feature Apple's secret design lab, next-gen Apple Store mockup

12/18/2015, 12:12 am

Charlie Rose is going deep inside Apple to interview the company's top brass in a special set to include a sneak peek at Apple's "store of the future" with retail chief Angela Ahrendts and a segment featuring Chief Design Officer Jony Ive in his famously secret design studio.

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Apple slapped with class action suit over iPhone 5/5s data leakage

12/17/2015, 10:12 pm

A group of disgruntled iPhone owners filed a lawsuit against Apple on Thursday for allegedly concealing a defect that caused iPhone 5 and 5s models to switch away from Wi-Fi to cellular data without users' knowledge, resulting in high cellular bills.

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Apple Store to offer free overnight shipping on Dec. 23, late-notice pickups on Christmas Eve

12/17/2015, 09:12 pm

As it has done in previous years, Apple is once again offering free next day deliveries to last minute holiday shoppers, as well as late in-store pickups at brick-and-mortar locations.

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Here's Johny Srouji: Apple's newest executive pioneered company's custom A-series chips

12/17/2015, 03:12 pm

After playing integral roles in two of Apple's most important product innovations --its custom A-series processors and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor --Johny Srouji has been rewarded with a new title that sees him reporting directly to CEO Tim Cook.

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As Apple's new marketing VP, Tor Myhren rides in on a wave of ad industry success

12/17/2015, 01:12 pm

Apple's new VP of Marketing Communications, Tor Myhren, comes from one of the behemoths of the international advertising industry, where he was responsible for a number of well-known and award-winning campaigns.

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