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Editorial: Senator Warren's stance on big tech breakup is dangerous politics

03/13/2019, 10:03 am

Running for President, Senator Warren proposes plans to break up big technology companies, that ignore real security concerns. You can't apply simplistic solutions to complex problems just because it's politically expedient, and you can't conveniently dance around Apple being included, then bring it in when you're forced to give a soundbite.

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Elizabeth Warren calls for tech giant breakup, with Apple in the cross-hairs

03/08/2019, 11:03 am

On Friday, Democratic Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren advocated for breaking up major tech companies with large services, specifically naming Amazon, Facebook, and Google -- but Apple fits in the targeted category as well.

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Coding in education is tantamount to student success, Cook tells Trump

03/06/2019, 05:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared in front of the White House's American Workforce Policy Advisory Board on Wednesday, telling President Donald Trump that a lofty goal of integrating a new nationwide curriculum requires input from the government, private sector, and educators.

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US & China said nearing end of trade war impacting Apple's bottom line

03/04/2019, 11:03 am

The Trump administration is reportedly nearing a deal that could halt the trade war hurting the U.S. and China, and by extension Apple's iPhone business.

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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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Apple's Cook so far absent from expected guests at White House tech roundtable

11/29/2018, 08:11 pm

The Trump administration is scheduled to host a roundtable next Thursday with some of the most influential CEOs in the technology industry -- so far, however, Apple's Tim Cook isn't on the list of known attendees.

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How to use your iPhone to follow the long-term impact of your midterms vote

11/07/2018, 11:11 am

This midterm election saw a rush of new people coming to vote. Political engagement doesn't stop there, though, and your iOS device will help you continue to have your say.

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Apple Watch could be spared from latest round of Chinese import tariffs [u]

09/17/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple products including the Apple Watch and AirPods may be spared from being subjected to fees stemming from the ongoing Chinese trade war, a report claims, with the product code associated with the devices apparently excluded from the Trump Administration's tariff plans.

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iPhone & other Apple products face not just Trump tariffs, but Chinese tax retaliation

09/17/2018, 11:09 am

The iPhone and other Apple products could reportedly take a hit not just from added tariffs on China proposed by the Trump administration, but retaliatory measures directed against the U.S.

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Apple says Trump tariffs could impact pricing of Apple Watch, AirPods, more

09/07/2018, 04:09 pm

Apple in a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative said President Donald Trump's proposed Chinese tariffs could impact the Apple Watch and some other important products, making them more expensive for domestic buyers.

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Apple part of industry group lobbying for comprehensive US federal privacy law

08/27/2018, 10:08 am

A group of which Apple is a key member is "aggressively" lobbying the Trump administration and others in pursuit of a federal privacy law, with the goal of shortcircuiting a California law and creating something corporate-friendly, according to a report.

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Tim Cook signs letter about negative business effects of immigration policy

08/23/2018, 01:08 pm

Apple's CEO is one of nearly 60 company heads to sign a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen expressing concern about the administration's hardline immigration stance.

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Republican Mike Coffman joins push to restore net neutrality

07/17/2018, 10:07 am

Colorado Representative Mike Coffman on Tuesday became the first Republican to demonstrate support for U.S. House efforts to force a vote on net neutrality protections, undone earlier this year by a 3-2 vote at the Federal Communications Commission.

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Cupertino delays vote on employee tax for Apple, other local businesses until 2019

06/20/2018, 05:06 pm

The Cupertino city council has voted to delay a ballot measure seeking approval for an employee tax on some businesses in the city, particularly Apple.

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US Senate votes to preserve net neutrality, but effort faces overwhelming odds

05/16/2018, 05:05 pm

U.S. Senate Democrats were handed a major victory on Wednesday when the body voted 52 to 47 in favor of undoing the Federal Communications Commission's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order, which ended Obama-era net neutrality protections.

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Net neutrality ends June 11, Senate Democrats force last-minute vote

05/10/2018, 01:05 pm

A "Restoring Internet Freedom" order ending net neutrality, approved in a 3-2 vote in December, will finally take effect on June 11, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday.

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Tim Cook and Lisa Jackson attend President Trump's first state dinner

04/24/2018, 08:04 pm

Tim Cook and Lisa Jackson were among a slate of distinguished guests at President Donald Trump's first state dinner Tuesday evening, which was held on the State floor of the White House in honor of French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to the U.S.

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US House unanimously approves measures to speed up autonomous car testing

09/06/2017, 04:09 pm

The U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a proposal that could accelerate the testing and deployment of self-driving cars, though not without safety concerns from some parties.

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Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against President Trump's ban on transgender soldiers

07/26/2017, 04:07 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to Twitter on Wednesday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on transgender soldiers, joining other tech executives like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Google's Sundar Pichai and Twitter's own Jack Dorsey.

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US House panel votes to adopt loose rules on testing of self-driving cars

07/19/2017, 03:07 pm

A panel of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee has tentatively voted to move forward with a proposal that, if turned into law, would establish a relatively loose federal framework for testing self-driving cars, including Apple's "Project Titan."

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