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Tile to testify against Apple in House Judiciary Committee antitrust hearing [updated with Apple response]

01/17/2020, 08:01 am

Tile has joined a number of smaller companies seeking to speak out against Apple's, Google's, Amazon's and FaceBook's alleged anti-competitive practices before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Goldman Sachs rankles at Apple Card's 'created by Apple, not a bank' line

01/17/2020, 08:01 am

The investment bank Goldman Sachs has reminded financial analysts that it developed and is making all the decisions about Apple Card.

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NBA partners with Apple Music to create playlists and highlight music

01/16/2020, 12:01 pm

The National Basketball Association has made a deal for Apple Music to provide a playlist called Base:Line, which is to be used on the NBA website and across social media.

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Apple & employees donated over $100 million to charitable causes in 2019

01/16/2020, 12:01 pm

In a story highlighting one Apple employee's charity Saints of Steel, Apple has revealed that Apple employees partnered with the company have donated over $100 million to charity in 2019 alone.

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Apple hints that it isn't ruling out touchscreen MacBooks

01/16/2020, 06:01 am

A new patent describing the use of applications across multiple screens, such as iPhone and MacBook Pro, suggests that Apple hasn't completely eliminated the possibility of a touchscreen MacBook Pro.

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Apple hires drone & aviation law specialist Lisa Ellman as Washington lobbyist

01/15/2020, 03:01 pm

The move to hire former Obama administration expert Lisa Ellman suggests that Apple may be looking to utilize more drones in the future.

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Apple acquires edge-based artificial intelligence startup Xnor.ai for $200M

01/15/2020, 02:01 pm

Apple's acquisition of Xnor.ai suggests that the machine learning tools developed by the company may appear natively on iPhones and iPads in the future, with processing on-device instead of in the cloud.

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Cellebrite tool used to extract data from Lev Parnas' iPhone for impeachment trial

01/15/2020, 01:01 pm

Documents released to support the impeachment trial include information seemingly taken from an iPhone by Cellebrite -- the firm believed to have performed similar extractions for the FBI.

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Apple reportedly taps Taiwan's ASE for mmWave 5G iPhone and iPad Pro

01/15/2020, 10:01 am

Component manufacturer Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is reported to have become one of Apple's suppliers for the antennas needed on the mmWave 5G "iPhone 12" and for the iPad Pro too.

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Google now lets iPhones act as FIDO hardware keys for better security

01/15/2020, 08:01 am

Following an update to Google's iOS Smart Lock app, iPhones can now be used as a Fast Identity Online (FIDO) security key. This replaces the physical hardware keys previously required -- and brings the iPhone into line with Android phones.

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Apple's Mac mini is the little Mac that could, 15 years later

01/10/2020, 03:01 pm

It's always been a fan favorite, but 15 years to the day after Steve Jobs announced it, the Mac mini has been through more ups and downs than any other Mac.

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Update Firefox now, because the Department of Homeland Security is telling you to

01/10/2020, 10:01 am

A recent release of Firefox had a bug severe enough, that the US government is telling everyone to update to guarantee online safety.

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Build a working Apple I with the new SmartyKit

01/10/2020, 09:01 am

The new do-it-yourself package by SmartyKit gives you all the pieces you need to build the Apple I with no soldering required.

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Apple is now collecting donations to help with Australia's bushfires

01/10/2020, 06:01 am

Following the company's own commitment to helping out with the fire relief efforts, Apple is now accepting donations from users that it is passing directly on to the relevant bodies.

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Future Apple Pencil may feature full touch-sensitive controls

01/09/2020, 11:01 am

Alongside the existing double-tap feature, Apple Pencil may gain the ability to recognize gestures such as swiping, via a more comprehensive touch-sensitive control.

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Apple sees double-digit iPhone sales growth in China

01/09/2020, 07:01 am

New figures estimate Apple's sales of iPhones in China grew 18.7% year over year, even though overall the region saw a decline in smartphone sales.

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Tim Cook getting award for Apple's 40 years of investment in Ireland

01/09/2020, 06:01 am

During a visit with Ireland's prime minister, CEO Tim Cook will be given an award to mark four decades of Apple investing in the country.

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Future iPhones may act as emergency beacons even without cell service

01/09/2020, 06:01 am

A new patent describes multiple ways in which an iPhone could use cell signals, wi-fi or even other nearby devices to get an emergency distress beacon out, plus ways of prolonging the battery until rescue arrives.

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Apple services had a 'landmark year,' including Apple TV+ and Apple Card

01/08/2020, 07:01 am

In a roundup of 2019 Services activity, Apple has released few actual figures but emphasizes the integration of all of its offerings into its hardware.

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Samsung's designers copying Apple again in Samsung Pass icons

01/07/2020, 12:01 pm

Glance at that Face ID icon as your phone unlocks, and see if you can spot a similarity to what Samsung has revealed as the symbol for its new Samsung Pass.

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