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Review: POW Audio's Una X is a portable, collapsible wireless party speaker

12/14/2019, 08:12 am

POW Audio gave us a chance to take a look at their brand new Una X, an expandable, omnidirectional Bluetooth speaker designed to fit comfortably in a bag so you can take the party with you.

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US lawmaker asks Apple if it requires apps like TikTok to disclose foreign affiliation

12/13/2019, 07:12 pm

As the U.S. government scrutinizes big tech over potential data security concerns involving China and Russia, the chair of a congressional panel on Friday asked Apple and Google if they require mobile app developers to disclose foreign ties.

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Apple's AC Wellness offering free genetic testing to employees

12/13/2019, 02:12 pm

Apple employees based in Silicon Valley are able to have genetic tests performed for free via the company's AC Wellness clinics, through a partnership with Color Genomics, in what may be a pilot program for the iPhone maker's healthcare project.

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AT&T starts actual 5G rollout in ten markets -- but without mmWave

12/13/2019, 09:12 am

AT&T has started the rollout of its 5G mobile network, with the carrier making the low-band version of the technology available to use in ten markets across the United States - but it can currently only be used with one smartphone model.

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Tim Cook's international tour continues with developer visit in Thailand

12/13/2019, 07:12 am

Continuing his international tour, Tim Cook has landed in Thailand, taking in the sights of the Chao Phraya River and Wat Arun, as well as visiting schoolchildren learning from Apple's Everyone, Can Create curriculum, and speaking to WWDC scholarship winners.

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Apple Arcade introduces 'Ultimate Rivals' hockey game featuring sports all-stars

12/12/2019, 10:12 pm

Apple on Thursday debuted "Ultimate Rivals: The Rink," the first in a series of mash-up games that convenes all-star athletes from a wide range of popular professional sports, and eras, under one officially licensed title.

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Apple avoids iPhone, iPad and Mac tariff as US and China strike trade deal

12/12/2019, 10:12 pm

Fears of a pending iPhone import tax were assuaged on Thursday as President Trump signed a limited trade deal with China that draws back existing tariffs and cancels a new round of levies set to go into effect on Sunday.

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Apple sued over iMessage support for SMS embedded links

12/12/2019, 08:12 pm

Apple on Thursday became the latest target in a series of patent infringement lawsuits leveled by non-practicing Hypertext Technologies, which is leveraging a single piece of IP covering what is ostensibly widely employed embedded SMS clickable link technology.

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Apple acquires machine learning startup to improve iPhone photos

12/12/2019, 06:12 pm

According to a report on Thursday, Apple recently acquired Spectral Edge, a UK-based startup focused on improving smartphone photography through machine learning technology.

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Apple News will co-host 8th Democratic debate with ABC in February

12/12/2019, 12:12 pm

Apple News will be taking part in the Democratic debates for the 2020 US election season, with Apple's service working with ABC to co-host the 8th Democratic debate on February 7, marking the first time Apple News has been involved in electoral proceedings at a high level.

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Apple supplier Japan Display bailout talks could be worth $830M

12/12/2019, 10:12 am

Japan Display could receive another cash injection of up to 90 billion yen ($830 million), as part of an ongoing financial bailout effort to keep the Apple LCD -- and possible OLED -- supplier alive.

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Apple is working on holographic imaging to lighten its AR or VR smart glasses

12/12/2019, 09:12 am

Apple is advancing its work on optical waveguides and holographic image delivery, in part to lighten and shrink its future AR or VR headset.

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Apple accused of abusing DMCA in removal of online posts detailing iPhone hacks

12/11/2019, 06:12 pm

Security researchers are crying foul after Apple applied the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to strike a tweet and potentially Reddit posts detailing iPhone hacks and device jailbreaking.

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Apple Pay with Express Transit arrives at Penn Station in New York City

12/11/2019, 05:12 pm

New York's Metro Transportation Authority continued a planned rollout of its Apple Pay Express Transit-compatible One Metro New York, or OMNY, system on Wednesday, expanding support to the busy hub at 34th St.-Penn Station.

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Tim Cook touches down in Singapore, visits students and game developers [u]

12/11/2019, 03:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his Asia tour on Wednesday, with the executive taking to Twitter to chronicle his time in Singapore.

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'The Morning Show' racks up three Screen Actors Guild nominations

12/11/2019, 02:12 pm

AppleTV+ newsroom drama "The Morning Show" has been nominated twice for outstanding male actor and once for outstanding female actor by the Screen Actors Guild.

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Apple, Ellen DeGeneres outfit D.C. school with new Macs, every student gets an iPad

12/10/2019, 10:12 pm

Continuing corporate efforts to support at-risk youth, Apple this week joined forces with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and former first lady Michelle Obama to hand out new Macs and iPads to students and teachers at Randle Highlands Elementary School in Washington, D.C.

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Only use Apple's special cloth to clean Pro Display XDR

12/10/2019, 06:12 pm

Engineered to exacting tolerances using only the best materials and cutting-edge processes, Apple's Pro Display XDR is a special piece of equipment. And to protect the $5,999 nano-texture version, Apple recommends using only the special cloth that comes in the box.

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Cook talks China, antitrust probes, coding in education, more in interview

12/10/2019, 05:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook in an interview on Tuesday covered a range of hot-button topics from Apple's reliance on Chinese labor to ongoing antitrust probes in the U.S. and Europe, while hammering home oft-repeated corporate messages like the importance of user privacy.

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Senators threaten Apple, Facebook with mandated encryption backdoors

12/10/2019, 03:12 pm

Tech companies including Apple and Facebook should provide encrypted user data to members of law enforcement, U.S. Senators said on Tuesday, with the added threat of imposing regulatory measures over the technology if they fail to do so.

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