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Review: Promise Apollo Cloud 2 Duo an Apple-centric set-and-forget network attached storage appliance

03/20/2018, 04:03 pm

Promise's Apollo Cloud 2 Duo has a simple setup process on the iPhone that just about anybody can handle, and is the closest thing we've seen yet to network storage as an appliance -- and we've been beating on one for a month.


Michigan Avenue, Chicago Apple Store retail parcel now up for sale by landlord

03/20/2018, 03:03 pm

The landlord behind Apple's flagship Michigan Avenue store in Chicago is putting the building up for sale, only months after its completion and opening.


'Subscribe with Google' attempts to simplify how web readers pay for news

03/20/2018, 02:03 pm

Google is launching a new initiative to make it easier for users to subscribe to their favorite news sites, without leaving the service, or engaging in a lengthy sign-up process.


FTC probes Facebook over personal data use following Cambridge Analytica revelations

03/20/2018, 11:03 am

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has allegedly started investigating Facebook concerning the use of user data by analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, including whether the social network violated the terms of a 2011 settlement by providing the data without the user's consent.


Magic Leap opens up AR headset to developers with new SDK

03/19/2018, 04:03 pm

Virtual and augmented reality company Magic Leap has finally allowed developers to start producing content for its Magic Leap One Lightwear AR goggles and wearable computer, using GDC to launch its developer portal containing a software development kit and development guidelines.


Pedestrian killed by Uber self-driving car, testing stops in all cities

03/19/2018, 01:03 pm

Safety driver was behind the wheel of car, which was in self-driving mode, in Arizona tragedy, and the company has now halted all testing of the technology.


Proposed reforms could force Apple to pay taxes all over EU, instead of just in headquarters locations

03/19/2018, 10:03 am

This upcoming Wednesday, the European Commission is expected to reveal a tax proposal would require digital media companies -- including Apple -- to pay based on where they generate revenue, rather than where they choose to locate their European headquarters.


Apple to open Shinjuku store in Tokyo on Apr. 7

03/19/2018, 09:03 am

Apple will launch a new store in the Shinjuku ward of Tokyo on Apr. 7, giving the company another outlet in Japan's capital.


Apple's third large California campus is already built

03/19/2018, 08:03 am

In January, Apple announced plans to build a new campus in the United States. However, it hasn't previously said much about AC3, its third major campus development already nearing completion in Silicon Valley. Here's a look at the more immediate growth occurring in Apple's backyard as the company works to accommodate an expansion of workers.


Apple developing MicroLED tech at secret facility, likely to debut in Apple Watch

03/19/2018, 01:03 am

Apple is reportedly developing MicroLED screen technology at a secret engineering and manufacturing facility located 15 minutes from Apple Park, with the tech expected to debut in future devices as a potential replacement for OLED panels currently supplied by Samsung.


This week on AI: Apple's March 27 event, WWDC 2018, Cue at SXSW & more

03/17/2018, 12:03 am

The week began with Apple exec Eddy Cue making a special appearance at SXSW in Austin, but the biggest news was the announcement of a press event for March 27, and plans for WWDC 2018's kick-off on June 4.


Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs removed from board as he pursues bid for company

03/16/2018, 08:03 pm

Just days after avoiding a hostile takeover by Singapore-based Broadcom, the situation at Qualcomm continued to devolve on Friday when former executive chairman and ex-CEO Paul Jacobs was stripped of his board position as he pursues a bid for the company.


Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin visits Apple Park as Saudi Crown Prince plans meeting with CEO Tim Cook

03/16/2018, 06:03 pm

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin met with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the company's newly opened Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif., on Friday, where he touted the firm's $350 billion "commitment" to America. A separate report notes Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is planning to meet with Cook and other tech executives later this month.


Apple invites developers to app workshop in Paris' Station F startup incubator

03/16/2018, 03:03 pm

Apple is believed to be organizing a developer workshop in Paris next week, according to French Apple-specialist media, with the event apparently being held at a tech startup center called 'Station F,' a facility thought to have a small Apple team in residence to help developers working in the incubator.


Steve Jobs job application sells for over $174,000 at auction

03/16/2018, 02:03 pm

Three items signed by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs have been sold at auction, the most lucrative being a teenage job application which went for roughly $174,757, including the buyer's premium.


Lisa Brennan-Jobs to publish coming-of-age memoir 'Small Fry' about life with father Steve Jobs

03/16/2018, 12:03 pm

Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, is working on a coming-of-age memoir called "Small Fry" due for release in September, one that will tell the story of her childhood while living with the forward-thinking and complex company founder.


Shuttering Toys 'R' Us stores in United States put Apple products on clearance

03/16/2018, 11:03 am

The closure of all Toys 'R' Us stores in the United States could be beneficial for people looking to save money on Apple merchandise, as some of the chain's shuttering retail outlets are discounting the Apple TV, iPod touch, iPads, and other items in the clearance sale.


Apple to host educational event in Chicago on March 27

03/16/2018, 09:03 am

Apple on Friday sent an email to AppleInsider and other press outlets, inviting them to an educational event in Chicago scheduled for 10 a.m. local time on March 27.


More Safari exploits demonstrated at Pwn2Own 2018

03/15/2018, 07:03 pm

The second day of Pwn2Own 2018 saw Apple's Safari exploited twice, with one team completing its attempt within the competition's 30-minute, three-try guidelines, while another group demonstrated a bug in four attempts.


Apple Music rival iHeartMedia files for bankruptcy protection

03/15/2018, 02:03 pm

iHeartMedia -- the operator of nearly 850 U.S. radio stations, as well as streaming and concert businesses -- has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, as it looks to cope with more than $20 billion in debt.