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Apple at head of massive mid-Atlantic solar power initiative

08/06/2018, 12:08 pm

Apple, Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re have announced an agreement to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia to provide power for company operations in in the eastern United States.

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Apple once more accepting Red Cross donations, this time for California wild fires

08/03/2018, 05:08 pm

As wildfires in California continue to take their toll, Apple has reactivated iTunes donations to help support the American Red Cross relief efforts for those affected.

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Analysts bullish on Q4 earnings, see continued strength in Apple

08/01/2018, 09:08 am

After Apple's quarterly financial announcement trounced expectations in most regards, investors and analysts have weighed in on what's next.

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Apple's ARKit 2 and USDZ usher in a new era of collaborative augmented reality

06/04/2018, 05:06 pm

In rolling out ARKit 2.0, Apple mentioned its collaboration with Pixar on the USDZ format for AR files. AppleInsider explains what it is, and how it helps expansion of AR.

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Apple taken to task for actions of Chinese suppliers in 'Complicit' documentary [u]

05/24/2018, 02:05 pm

'Complicit,' which showed at film festivals around the world the last two years and just aired on Australian television, says Chinese electronics firms use harmful chemicals that poison workers and Apple should be held completely responsible for it.

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Apple staring down possibility of new per-employee tax in Cupertino

05/21/2018, 06:05 pm

Apple's home city of Cupertino is considering a per-employee tax to generate funds for city infrastructure, and the tech giant might be among those companies impacted by the regulations.

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Apple's North Carolina 'Triangle' campus a 'done deal' if legislation passes

05/17/2018, 08:05 am

Apple's plan to set up a new campus in North Carolina's "Research Triangle" could be announced as early as June, with Republican legislators reportedly close to passing a financial incentives package granting benefits to the iPhone producer.

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Apple eyeing North Carolina's Research Triangle for new campus [u]

05/16/2018, 11:05 am

Apple reportedly has the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill "Triangle" area at the top of its list for a new campus, with the state government working on an incentive package for the company.

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$1 billion Apple data center project in Athenry, Ireland cancelled

05/10/2018, 07:05 am

Apple has withdrawn its contentious proposal to build a data center in Athenry, Ireland after years of legal challenges.

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Apple joins special US drone program in bid to improve Apple Maps [u]

05/09/2018, 09:05 am

Apple is reportedly one of a number of major corporations hoping to participate in a range of drone tests beyond those normally allowed by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, an initiative the company hopes will lead to better Apple Maps images.

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Apple destroys Facebook in poll about trustworthiness with personal data

04/11/2018, 02:04 pm

Amid the furor over Silicon Valley companies mishandling personal data, Apple is very near the top of the charts for the most trusted company, with the majority of respondents pointing the finger at Facebook for being the least trust-worthy.

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Stop panicking about Apple's rumored switch from Intel to its own chips in the Mac

04/04/2018, 09:04 am

A lot has been made about Apple's possible shift to the A-series processor in the Mac starting in 2020 -- but this isn't the first time that Apple has convinced a generation to change hardware architectures.

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Tim Cook speaks out on Cambridge Analytica debacle, calls for stricter consumer privacy safeguards

03/24/2018, 10:03 am

At the China Development Forum this weekend, Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke about Facebook's misuse of customer data, and sounded the call for stricter rules across the board on what companies are allowed to do with harvested information.

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Apple-supported CLOUD Act passes Congress, will change how governments share data

03/23/2018, 05:03 pm

The Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data (CLOUD) Act, a piece of legislation that would change international rules about sharing of data among governments, passed Congress Thursday, as part of the omnibus spending bill, and the president signed it into law.

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Apple climbs LinkedIn's 2018 top companies to work list, sits in sixth place

03/21/2018, 09:03 am

LinkedIn has released their annual list of the most sought-after employers, with Apple coming in at number six, up one position from last year.

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Amazon continues to claim top spot in Harris reputation poll, Apple plummets to 29th

03/13/2018, 08:03 am

In the annual poll that measures the reputations of various major companies, Apple has dropped all the way to 29th, after years in the top five.

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User satisfaction, refurbished device prevalence may hurt future iPhone sales

02/28/2018, 01:02 pm

Many users of high-end smartphones are keeping older models and opting for refurbished phones over expensive new ones, which has the potential to draw down Apple and Samsung's hardware sales volumes in the future, if trends continue.

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Apple Park's new employees asked to push for more housing in Cupertino

01/31/2018, 06:01 am

As thousands of Apple employees begin moving into new offices at the company's new "Campus Two" at Apple Park, development battles over a new project next door are enlisting their support to build more housing in the quiet Silicon Valley town that's been the corporate home of Apple since its founding.

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Kristen Wiig on tap for new Apple-funded scripted comedy series

01/17/2018, 01:01 pm

Apple has teamed up with Reese Witherspoon's production company for the third time, to deliver the comedy vehicle starring Kristen Wiig in her first role outside of movies in over five years.

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Apple dominates all electronics, jewelry companies in ethical sourcing of conflict minerals

11/16/2017, 10:11 pm

A report from a conflict mineral advocacy group puts Apple well ahead of other companies including Google, Microsoft, and Intel in efforts to develop supply chains of metals outside of conflict zones like the Congo.

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