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July 28, 2017
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Apple hit with patent infringement suit over Apple TV’s ‘What did he say?’ rewind feature

A Florida-based digital video company is suing Apple over a Siri feature of the fourth-generation Apple TV. The company, CustomPlay, says that it originally created the Apple TV and Siri feature that allows users to ask “what did he say?” to rewind and rewatch a short section of the video. more…
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July 27, 2017
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Apple highlights its sustainably managed forest project in new video

Apple shared a series of lighthearted animated videos for Earth Day back in April and today the company has released another new video in the same style. This one highlights the company’s efforts with sustainable packaging… more…
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July 27, 2017
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Apple-assigned Metaio patent illustrates rumored augmented reality glasses

Rumors that Apple is working on augmented reality glasses have been growing for some time, and a patent application published today shows how the same approach might be adapted to both a smartphone screen and smart glasses. It also describes how the two devices might be used in tandem. This embodiment is particularly useful when using a head-mounted display […] Continue Reading…

July 27, 2017
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White House looks to Apple’s Cook, other tech CEOs to shape STEM education policy

The Trump administration is looking to tech sector elites to help shape funding policy for science, technology, engineering and math public school education programs.
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July 26, 2017
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Apple’s Tim Cook speaks out against President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers

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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July 26, 2017
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Wisconsin court orders Apple pay $506M for infringing on WARF patent

A U.S. district court judge on Monday ruled Apple must pay $ 506 million in damages for infringing on a microprocessor technology IP owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent licensing body, adding $ 272 million to an initial $ 234 decision reached almost two years ago.
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July 26, 2017
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Comments Off on Apple advertising exec details transparency, pivot to Search Ads, more in interview

Apple advertising exec details transparency, pivot to Search Ads, more in interview

Apple VP of Advertising Platforms Todd Teresi in a keynote Q&A session at the Postback conference in Seattle on Tuesday explained the company’s switch away from iAd in favor of the new Search Ads platform, revealed never before seen internal metrics and discussed the future of app advertising.
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July 25, 2017
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Comments Off on Yale launches ‘Assure Lock SL’ Key Free Touchscreen Deadbolt, HomeKit support module incoming

Yale launches ‘Assure Lock SL’ Key Free Touchscreen Deadbolt, HomeKit support module incoming

Yale Locks & Hardware is launching its latest smart lock product today with one of its most streamlined designs yet and support for Apple’s HomeKit, Z-Wave, ZigBee and Amazon Alexa platforms. It will also enable HomeKit support on six of its existing smart locks through a new module launching this month. more…
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July 25, 2017
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Mac malware discovered in the wild allows webcam photos, screenshots, key-logging

A security researcher has discovered a piece of Mac malware that allows an attacker to activate the webcam to take photos, take screenshots and capture keystrokes. Synack researcher Patrick Wardle says that the malware has been infecting Macs for at least five years, and possibly even a decade … more…
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July 25, 2017
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Comments Off on As other tech companies voice support for Apple, Qualcomm says iPhone import ban wouldn’t hurt competition

As other tech companies voice support for Apple, Qualcomm says iPhone import ban wouldn’t hurt competition

As the legal saga between the two continues, Qualcomm is firing back after a host of tech companies came out in support of Apple last week. The chip maker is accusing the Computer & Communications Industry Association, a group that consists of companies such as Google, Samsung, and Facebook, of waging a “coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting” government regulators. […] Continue Reading…

July 24, 2017
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson promotes Apple team-up on ‘Rock X Siri: Dominate the Day’ YouTube flick

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has declared that he has partnered with Apple to develope The "Rock X Siri: Dominate the Day" — a film that will debut on YouTube on July 24.
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July 23, 2017
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Comments Off on The best cable management solutions for your Mac & home studio/office

The best cable management solutions for your Mac & home studio/office

Keeping all your cables managed, both those in and around your desk and those you need stored away for infrequent use or traveling, can be quite a task. Head below for our roundup of the best cable management solutions for your home studio (or office) setup. more…
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July 23, 2017
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Comments Off on How to: turn your iPhone into a document scanner, and when you shouldn’t

How to: turn your iPhone into a document scanner, and when you shouldn’t

Nothing can beat having the iPhone’s camera with you but many, many tools can better how that camera shoots documents and what you can do with them later. AppleInsider staffers show you what apps and hardware we use to scan everything from single receipts to the contents of a history archive.
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