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Topic: Apple Park

The Apple Park 'spaceship' uses 692 steel saucers to protect against earthquakes

06/04/2019, 09:06 am

The main ring at Apple Park is one of the few buildings in the entire U.S. to use base isolation against earthquakes -- meaning that it should survive all but the biggest California tremors.

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Apple has a secret security facility devoted to stress-testing iPhone components

05/27/2019, 06:05 am

Future iPhone processors and other chips are subjected to temperature changes from -40C to 110C in order to check their vulnerability to attack.

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Steve Jobs' legacy & Apple Park celebrated by Lady Gaga concert

05/18/2019, 10:05 am

As rumored, Lady Gaga christened the new classic Apple logo-themed stage in the center of Apple Park with a concert, celebrating not just the opening of the headquarters, but what founder Steve Jobs did for the arts and the world.

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Lady Gaga rumored to play Apple Park's formal opening event

05/17/2019, 10:05 am

Perhaps signaling the financial muscle Apple brings to bear, rumors claim that pop superstar Lady Gaga will sing for the formal opening of Apple Park this weekend.

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Apple Park's 'rainbow' designed by Jony Ive for celebration honoring Steve Jobs, campus opening

05/09/2019, 07:05 pm

Rumors about a multi-arch rainbow structure adorning Apple Park's main "spaceship" building have circulated since the peculiar addition was spotted in a drone flyover on Wednesday. According to a report on Thursday, the rainbow is part of a stage designed by Jony Ive's design team for an upcoming special event.

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New aerial Apple Park video shows mystery rainbow stage

05/08/2019, 04:05 pm

New drone footage of Apple Park reveals that the company has erected an unusual "rainbow" stage in the central courtyard, previously unknown outside the company.

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Apple's famous design team now has no original members left

05/03/2019, 07:05 am

Recent departures from Apple's Industrial Design group mean that no one remains from the original group that began to turn around Apple's fortunes. And, only two members who joined a year later are still with Apple -- although one of those is Jony Ive.

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Substantial, serious, professional and luxurious: Apple ditches candy-colored plastic for a new era of glass

04/30/2019, 08:04 am

In the same way that Apple introduced Bondi blue hardware and a lickable Aqua interface to distinguish its product lineup for the new Millennium, it also rapidly ushered in a fresh new era dominated by more substantial, serious, professional and luxurious materials, notably glass framed by metal, in both its hardware and in the virtual realm of its software.

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AC3: Apple's insatiable appetite for office space devours Wolfe Campus, hungry for more

04/26/2019, 07:04 am

Apple Park's sprawling "Campus 2" remained a center of media attention ever since plans for the "Spaceship" Ring nestled in acres of trees first gained approval back in 2013. However, a parallel third campus site just up Wolfe Road has more quietly progressed with less notoriety, despite being a remarkable project of its own.

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Apple hosts Will, Jaden & Jada Smith at Apple Park for environmental talk

04/18/2019, 10:04 pm

As part of its environmental press barrage on Thursday, Apple hosted a talk at Apple Park featuring actors/musicians Will, Jada, and Jaden Smith.

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Apple running supposed 'livestream' ahead of March 25's press event

03/24/2019, 07:03 pm

Drumming up publicity for Monday's press event, which starts at 10 a.m. Pacific, Apple is already running a purported "livestream" from the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park, usually showing little more than a empty stage.

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Tim Cook meditates on Apple Park on what would've been Steve Jobs' 64 birthday

02/24/2019, 03:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook reflected on the significance of Apple Park on Sunday as he marked what would've been co-founder Steve Jobs' 64th birthday.

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Apple breaks earnings records, disappoints analysts, and offers festive cheer -- Apple's November 2018 in review

01/01/2019, 07:01 am

Looking back at Apple's November 2018, it looked like investors just weren't getting as into the Christmas spirit as Apple is with its new holiday ads. And maybe Apple is looking for cheer in all the wrong places as Microsoft supplants it as the most valuable company in the world.

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iPads & education in Chicago, Alexa laughing, and the FBI pressing - Apple's March 2018 in review

12/27/2018, 07:12 am

New iPads, Alexa laughing at us, and the FBI trying to get backdoors into iPhones -- all of these things, and more, happened to Apple and technology in March 2018

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Apple's Steve Jobs Theater wins 'Structural Artistry' award for glass-supported pavilion

11/27/2018, 06:11 am

The Steve Jobs Theater -- located at Apple Park in Cupertino -- has picked up a 2018 "Structural Artistry" award from the U.K.-based Institute of Structural Engineers, given to buildings which have been "transformed by the vision and skill of the structural engineer into something exceptional."

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Jony Ive 'proud' of Apple Watch, explains design team's late Apple Park move

10/19/2018, 09:10 am

Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive believes the Apple Watch is more than a timepiece and is "truly proud" of the wearable device, according to a recent interview covering the design team's move into Apple Park, and the responsibility the company has to examine how its products impact the world.

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Apple and other tech giants are outspending legacy companies on infrastructure

09/26/2018, 10:09 am

The big five tech companies in the U.S. spent $80 billion on "big ticket physical assets," twice the level of three years ago, and much more combined than established companies like General Motors.

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Take a tour of iPhone XS, XS Max and XR -- and Apple Park -- in this video

09/21/2018, 10:09 pm

Apple on Friday posted a "Guided Tour" of iPhone XS, XS Max and XR to its official YouTube channel, showing off the hardware's latest features in a video almost identical to one shot for iPhone X in 2017. Unlike last year's instructional guide, the short shared today takes place in and around Apple Park's main office building, offering an inside look at facilities normally restricted to employees.

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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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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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