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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 folds bug reporting into Feedback Assistant, discontinues Bug Reporter

06/04/2019, 12:06 am

In a major change to its bug reporting system, Apple on Monday announced the deprecation of its standalone Bug Reporter service, the capabilities of which are now folded into the Feedback Assistant app for iOS and Mac.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook talks privacy, App Store monopoly, more in interview

06/03/2019, 08:06 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook is slated to appear on CBS Evening News on Tuesday to discuss a range of issues including the tech giant's push for consumer data privacy, allegations of monopolistic practices and more.

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US DOJ targets Apple for potential antitrust probe

06/03/2019, 02:06 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice has received jurisdiction to launch a probe into Apple's businesses practices as part of a wider review of antitrust concerns involving large technology companies like Google.

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LG Display's first OLED iPhone screen batch plagued with production issues

06/03/2019, 10:06 am

Apple supplier LG Display is having issues with its production of OLED display panels, with reports of problems with one of its manufacturing lines in South Korea that is thought to be making OLED panels for the 2019 range of iPhones.

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US Huawei ban may cause 3.1% decline in global smartphone shipments for 2019

06/03/2019, 10:06 am

The global smartphone market will continue to decline, new forecasts from Canalys suggests, with the actions of the US government in attacking Huawei and the ongoing US-China trade tensions thought to worsen shipment figures across the industry, and spare no manufacturers.

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FTC, Department of Justice amping up antitrust monitoring of tech firms

06/02/2019, 05:06 pm

Amazon and Google could soon be facing increased antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice -- and more tech company monitoring actions are expected.

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Apple decorates McEnery Convention Center with WWDC livery [u]

05/31/2019, 09:05 pm

Apple is livening up San Jose's McEnery Convention Center and the surrounding area with banners, flags, signs and other paraphernalia in preparation of its annual Worldwide Developer Conference next week.

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DOJ preparing antitrust probe into Google search and business practices, report says

05/31/2019, 08:05 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google's search and related business practices, with the probe coming years after the Federal Trade Commission closed its own probe into the internet giant with no tangible results.

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People profiles immigrant iOS app developer ahead of WWDC

05/31/2019, 07:05 pm

Ahead of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference next week, People magazine on Friday published a brief profile of Alex Paul, an iOS developer who immigrated to the U.S. at age 19 and now teaches coding to minorities at a specialized nonprofit education center.

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Qualcomm has a clear appeal avenue over FTC antitrust ruling

05/31/2019, 10:05 am

Qualcomm stands a chance of reversing an antitrust ruling handed against the chip producer earlier in May, legal experts suggest, after the publication of an opinion piece by an FTC Commissioner offered arguments for why the decision was wrongly made.

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Beats Powerbeats Pro now on sale in UK, France, Germany

05/31/2019, 07:05 am

Powerbeats Pro, Apple's all-wireless earbuds for those with an active lifestyle, have gone up for preorder in the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, almost a month after the Beats-branded audio accessories became available to purchase in the United States.

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Parental control apps stricken from App Store demand screen time API from Apple

05/30/2019, 10:05 pm

A number of developers whose parental control and device management apps were pulled from the App Store have joined forces to pressure Apple into releasing a specialized API that allows access to screen time data without impinging user privacy.

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MacBook Pro catches on fire, demonstrating potential danger of batteries

05/30/2019, 02:05 pm

A Reddit user has shared pictures of his 2015 MacBook Pro that burst into flames, practically demonstrating what stored energy and flammable electrolyte can do if a battery is damaged.

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Sonnet updates RackMac mini, MacCuff mini mounting systems for latest Mac mini models

05/30/2019, 12:05 pm

Accessory producer Sonnet has updated its RackMac mini rackmount enclosure and MacCuff mini security mounting bracket for the Mac mini, revising the designs to better fit the newest models, and to help more effectively cool the holstered hardware.

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Apple profiles new & veteran app developers to promote WWDC 2019

05/30/2019, 11:05 am

Looking to drum up publicity ahead of WWDC 2019, which begins June 3 in San Jose, Apple on Thursday profiled two different people attending the conference at different stages of their career.

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New Hampshire man bitten by rabid bat hiding in iPad case

05/30/2019, 10:05 am

An elderly man in New Hampshire found an unpleasant surprise lurking in his iPad case as he sat down to read the news -- a rabid bat.

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Apple Maps car spotted mid-route in Italy, being cleaned

05/30/2019, 09:05 am

A vehicle used by Apple to capture images for Apple Maps has been spotted in Italy, with a pair of operators reportedly fixing a problem with the on-vehicle camera system in the middle of one of its journeys on Tuesday.

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Apple Pay Express Transit arriving in London in next few months

05/30/2019, 07:05 am

Apple Pay's Express Transit will be heading to the United Kingdom's capital in the coming months, after Transport For London advised it is working with Apple to integrate the time-saving feature into the London Underground and the rest of the city's public transit system.

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Huawei files motion to toss ban on US government purchases

05/29/2019, 05:05 pm

Huawei on Tuesday night petitioned for summary judgment in a lawsuit against the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which blocked U.S. government agencies from buying its products.

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