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Ousted HP CEO Carly Fiorina calls Apple's Tim Cook a hypocrite for stance on Indiana law

04/03/2015, 02:04 pm

While many of Silicon Valley's elite are in lockstep opposition to Indiana's new "religious freedom" law, former Hewlett-Packard chief and potential Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has taken the other side, accusing Apple CEO Tim Cook of acting hypocritically by opposing Indiana's law but continuing to do business in oppressive countries around the world.

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AppleInsider podcast discusses supposed 'iPhone 6c,' Force Touch, 'Becoming Steve Jobs' & more

04/03/2015, 08:04 am

This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast is now available to download and subscribe in iTunes or SoundCloud. We discuss the leaked part for supposed upcoming 4-inch "iPhone 6c," Force Touch technology in the iPhone, Mikey reviews 'Becoming Steve Jobs', Tidal streaming music service, Amazon Dash, and Microsoft's Surface 3.

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Apple ranks 8th on list of companies with most granted mobile device patents for 2014

04/02/2015, 04:04 pm

Apple last year placed eighth in a list of companies granted the most mobile patents, above most of the industry but below some of its chief rivals, a new market report revealed on Thursday.

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Apple invention details single-sensor, multi-lens camera system for iPhone

04/02/2015, 06:04 am

An Apple patent filing published Thursday describes a mechanism capable of directing light from two apertures onto a single image sensor, facilitating smaller iPhone form factors while ensuring identical image quality from both front- and rear-facing cameras.

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Philips expands smart lighting lineup with Hue Go portable lamp

04/02/2015, 01:04 am

Announced on Thursday, Philips' new Hue Go lamp introduces portability and autonomy to the company's iOS-connected Hue smart lighting range of products.

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Sling TV adding live and on-demand HBO in new $15 add-on tier

04/01/2015, 02:04 pm

Apple is not the only cord-cutting option for those who can't live without HBO content, as Dish Network on Wednesday announced that its Sling TV over-the-top web television service would add HBO as a $15-per-month add-on within the next two weeks.

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UK enacts new tax to cope with companies like Apple, Google diverting profits overseas

04/01/2015, 01:04 pm

A new tax in the U.K. directly targets companies such as Apple, Amazon, and Google, which have been accused of shifting profits overseas to avoid paying taxes in countries where they nevertheless do business.

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Apple announces Chinese iPhone and iPad trade-in program

04/01/2015, 04:04 am

Apple iPhone and iPad owners living in Greater China are now able visit one of the country's 18 Apple Store locations to trade in their old hardware for store credit, which can subsequently be applied to a new device purchase.

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Amazon Dash Buttons bring consumerism to Internet of Things

03/31/2015, 05:03 pm

Amazon on Tuesday announced a new single-purpose Internet-connected device that lets customers quickly reorder commonly depleted goods like coffee pods and razor blades at the push of a button.

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Google unveils new $149 Chromebooks, Asus-made Chromebit stick computer

03/31/2015, 03:03 pm

Devices running Google's budding Chrome OS cloud-based operating system continue to fall in price, as the company announced two new laptop models from Chinese manufacturers Haier and Hisense, alongside a convertible Chromebook and thumb drive-sized "Chromebit" from Asus.

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Apple's Lisa Jackson talks environmental regulations, global carbon footprint at WSJ conference

03/31/2015, 03:03 pm

Apple's head of environmental efforts, Lisa Jackson, addressed a variety of issues, including the company's relationship with federal regulators and its global carbon footprint, in a new interview.

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Continuity tips: How to enable or disable iPhone cellular calls on Mac & iPad

03/31/2015, 09:03 am

Made available with iOS 8, Continuity and Handoff on iOS and the Mac enable users to receive SMS messages, phone calls, and more across devices. First in our series of tips, here's how to turn on (or off) phone call forwarding to your Mac and iPad.

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China reportedly defers banking technology regulations, relieves pressure on foreign firms

03/31/2015, 02:03 am

China has reportedly agreed to delay a rollout of regulations that would restrict state-operated banks from purchasing or employing foreign equipment and technology.

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Apple Maps Connect services branch out to Italy, Mexico, Switzerland

03/30/2015, 09:03 pm

Apple on Monday expanded the reach of its Maps Connect service for small businesses to three more countries, namely Italy, Mexico, and Switzerland.

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ITC to investigate Apple on allegations of Ericsson patent infringement

03/30/2015, 07:03 pm

Following formal complaints by Ericsson, the U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday showed intent to launch an investigation into Apple's potentially illegal use of patented LTE technology.

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Steve Jobs biopic shoots scenes from unveiling of first iMac in 1998

03/30/2015, 08:03 am

The upcoming film about the life of Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender, will feature scenes reliving his return to the company and the unveiling of the very first iMac.

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Cook says discriminatory 'religious freedom' laws are dangerous, calls for action

03/29/2015, 11:03 pm

In an editorial published by The Washington Post on Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook comes down hard on a spate of U.S. legislation he believes enables discrimination under the guise of religious freedom.

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Review: 'Becoming Steve Jobs' looks to dispel accepted Jobs myth

03/28/2015, 10:03 pm

With "Becoming Steve Jobs," coauthors Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli seek to dismantle perceptions of Jobs the egomaniacal, callous autocrat, replacing accepted opinion with a retelling of the life of a man who they describe -- for better or worse -- as being "half genius, half asshole."

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Google, Johnson & Johnson to partner on surgical robot technology

03/27/2015, 06:03 pm

Google has formed a partnership with medical and consumer goods firm Johnson & Johnson that will see the development of robots to help surgeons in the operating room, according to an announcement made on Friday.

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Apple's Tim Cook plans to give away all of his money

03/27/2015, 03:03 pm

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has revealed plans to donate the vast majority of his wealth to charity before he dies, saying that he wants to develop a "systematic approach" to philanthropy.

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