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Foxconn says Wisconsin facility will do both manufacturing and R&D

02/01/2019, 02:02 pm

Foxconn's $10 billion facility in Wisconsin will handle both manufacturing and research, the company said on Friday, trying to staunch controversy over statements it made earlier this week.

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Apple agrees to bend to Russian law and store user data on local servers

02/01/2019, 12:02 pm

Apple will at last comply with a 2014 Russian law requiring data on citizens to be stored on local servers -- something that could affect both Apple and the country's political dissidents.

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Apple restores Google enterprise developer certificate after five-hour ban

01/31/2019, 11:01 pm

Roughly five hours after Apple revoked Google's enterprise developer certificate over an illicit data gathering campaign, the iPhone maker late Thursday restored access to the program just as it did for Facebook hours earlier.

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Apple restores Facebook enterprise certificates following 'Facebook Research' fallout

01/31/2019, 06:01 pm

Facebook on Thursday saw its Apple enterprise certification restored after the privileges were revoked due to developer guideline violations, meaning the company can bring a clutch of integral internal apps back online.

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Apple's Fifth Avenue 'cube' will reopen in first half of 2019

01/31/2019, 11:01 am

Apple will be re-opening its flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City in the first half of 2019, management of the company that owns the property claims, with the famous "glass cube" store expected to complete its renovations within the next six months.

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Intel promotes CFO Bob Swan to CEO position following six-month search for Krzanich's replacement

01/31/2019, 10:01 am

Intel has announced it is retaining interim CEO Bob Swan as the new permanent head of the company following the departure of Brian Krzanich, with the former CFO insisting the core strategy of the chip producer won't be changing while at the same time working to improve on execution.

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Ultraviolet video streaming service shutting down on July 31

01/31/2019, 09:01 am

Digital movie locker service Ultraviolet has warned it will be shutting down on July 31, with the rise of the competing Movies Anywhere and other movie storage options thought to have prompted the shutdown of the service.

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Facebook issues memo on Apple Enterprise Certificate fiasco as employees vent frustration

01/30/2019, 08:01 pm

Facebook is conducting internal damage control after Apple yanked the social media giant's enterprise developer certificates, a move that effectively disabled internal apps used by thousands of Facebook employees.

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Apple has revoked Facebook's enterprise developer certificates after sideload violations [u]

01/30/2019, 11:01 am

Apple has stopped Facebook from being able to use its internal apps by revoking its enterprise developer certificates, in response to reports the social network ignored guidelines relating to user privacy by distributing apps outside the app store, and paid users to install the spyware.

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Foxconn's $10 billion facility in Wisconsin for 'knowledge' and not large-scale manufacturing

01/30/2019, 06:01 am

Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is re-evaluating what it wants to do with its location in Wisconsin and is saying that the site will be more research-oriented than a manufacturing boom for the region.

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Apple slapped with lawsuit over Group FaceTime bug

01/30/2019, 12:01 am

Apple is facing a lawsuit related to a software flaw that allowed interlopers to eavesdrop on Group FaceTime calls, with the suit arriving less than 24 hours after news of the bug was circulated by mainstream media.

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Facebook pays users to sideload data-gathering VPN in apparent violation of Apple privacy policies [u]

01/29/2019, 07:01 pm

Facebook appears to be once again flouting Apple's developer guidelines regarding user privacy, as a report on Tuesday reveals the social media giant is paying users ages 17 to 35 to install a VPN that aggressively monitors usage habits.

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Apple adds 50 new 'Today at Apple' sessions in three categories

01/29/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced the creation of more than 50 new "Today at Apple" sessions for its retail stores, split into three categories: Skills, Walks, and Labs.

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Apple's 'experiential retail' success lies in improving a customer's life claims Angela Ahrendts

01/29/2019, 07:01 am

Apple is excelling at retail because it has different aims to other stores, retail chief Angela Ahrendts advised in an interview, with the company bucking the trend of store closures though "experiential retail" and providing education to the customer, rather than just selling merchandise.

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Apple disables Group FaceTime as it works on privacy bug fix

01/28/2019, 11:01 pm

After the discovery of a bug in FaceTime that allows callers to listen in on a recipient's device, even if they don't pick up, Apple late Monday notified users that the service has been temporarily disabled.

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DOJ charges Huawei with stealing trade secrets, financial fraud, violating sanctions, more

01/28/2019, 07:01 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday formally filed criminal charges against Chinese smartphone and communications equipment manufacturer Huawei, alongside company CFO Wanzhou Meng and "unofficial affiliate" Skycom, for a range of alleged misdeeds including theft of trade secrets and wire fraud.

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Vizio now testing SmartCast 3.0 with AirPlay 2, final release coming in the spring

01/28/2019, 09:01 am

Vizio has launched a sign up for the beta of SmartCast 3.0, its upcoming TV interface -- which also weaves in support for AirPlay 2 and HomeKit.

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Apple's iPad 'helped transform' hockey, NHL commissioner tells Apple employees

01/28/2019, 07:01 am

The commissioner of the NHL and players from the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers paid a visit to Apple Park on Thursday, speaking to employees about innovation and technology in sports, and the collaboration between the league and Apple.

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Court rules man must be given access to husband's iCloud photos

01/27/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple must provide a man access to the iCloud account of his late husband so he can retrieve family photos shot with an iPhone and a dedicated camera, a New York judge has ruled.

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Taking a look at the rumors surrounding Apple's 'AirPods 2'

01/26/2019, 11:01 am

Apple's AirPods are a highly popular accessory, but with the possibility of a second-generation on the way that could include health tracking-related features, the next version is likely to be both more useful and even more desirable. AppleInsider looks at the rumors surrounding the upcoming earwear.

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