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May 16, 2016
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Apple CEO Tim Cook & Didi Chuxing’s president tour Beijing Apple Store

Apple CEO Tim Cook and the president of taxi/ridesharing service Didi Chuxing, Jean Liu, visited an Apple Store in Beijing on Monday morning, just days after Apple’s confirmation of a $ 1 billion investment into Didi. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 16, 2016
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Apple R&D Spending on Track to Top Record $10 Billion Amid Electric Vehicle Rumors

While much attention has been placed on Apple’s first quarterly revenue decline in thirteen years, with some suggesting that the iPhone maker may push deeper into services to combat the slowdown, there is evidence to suggest that Tim Cook and … Continue reading

May 15, 2016
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Review: Moxiware Apple Pencil Magnet is simple, affordable and functional

Though the Apple Pencil is expertly designed to not roll away on a table, there’s still not an ideal place to put it when it’s not in use, especially when being used on your lap or while standing. Moxiware’s new … Continue reading

May 15, 2016
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Google Again Surpasses Apple as Most Valuable Company in the World

With Apple shares dipping below $90 this morning, Google’s parent company Alphabet briefly overtook Apple as the world’s most valuable company hitting a market cap of $498 billion compared to Apple’s market cap of $494 billion. Apple and Google shares … Continue reading

May 15, 2016
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Apple’s Didi investment is surprising but good use of massive $233B cash hoard, analyst says

Investment firm Piper Jaffray views Apple’s Didi funding as a new direction for the company, providing long-term strategic positioning benefits in China’s expanding automotive industry. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 14, 2016
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Apple’s $1 Billion Investment in Didi Chuxing Aligned With Electric Vehicle Plans

Apple announced yesterday that it has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-sharing service Didi Chuxing, but CEO Tim Cook refused to elaborate on the reasoning behind the move, beyond saying that it will help the company better understand the Chinese … Continue reading

May 14, 2016
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Apple acknowledges reports of personal music files being deleted, iTunes update coming next week to hopefully fix

Apple has officially acknowledged community reports of inadvertently deleted music, with users left with missing tracks in their libraries that may never be recovered, in a statement to iMore. The company says that it is pushing an iTunes update next week with ‘safeguards’ to pre-emptively prevent … Continue reading

May 14, 2016
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Apple Confirms Music Deletion Glitch, Says Fix Incoming in Future iTunes Update

Apple today confirmed reports of an issue that causes music from personal collections to be deleted, telling The Loop it only affects a small number of users and that a fix is incoming in an iTunes update next week. “In … Continue reading

May 13, 2016
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Mac Users Reporting Widespread System Freezes With OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Update

A large number of MacBook Pro owners running OS X El Capitan are reporting widespread system freezes since installing the 10.11.4 update to Apple’s Mac OS. Hundreds of MacRumors forum members have been posting to a dedicated thread to discuss … Continue reading

May 13, 2016
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Apple Invests $1 Billion in Chinese Ride-Sharing Company Didi Chuxing

Apple has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing company and Uber competitor Didi Chuxing, reports Reuters. The move is a strategic investment that will help the Cupertino company better understand the Chinese market, CEO Tim Cook told Reuters. “We are … Continue reading

May 13, 2016
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Analyst ties uptick in Apple R&D spend to Apple Car, but relationship is tenuous

A report this week from noted Apple analyst Neil Cybart relates an increase in the company’s massive research and development outlays suggest something big is in the works, but an industry insider says it’s just business as usual. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

May 12, 2016
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Alphabet again briefly overtakes Apple as America’s most valuable company

Shares hit a 52-week low on Thursday, inching below $ 90 and allowing rival Alphabet, the parent company of Google, to surpass its market capitalization once again — at least temporarily. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 12, 2016
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Apple Aiming to End iTunes Music Downloads in Two Years [Update: Apple Says ‘Not True’]

Apple allegedly has an aggressive plan to “terminate” music downloads from iTunes within two years, reports Digital Music News citing sources with “close and active business relationships” with Apple. Apple is also rumored to be considering a three to four … Continue reading

May 12, 2016
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Report: Apple could shutdown iTunes music downloads in favor of Apple Music within two years

A report from Digital Music News today citing sources close to Apple claims the company is currently considering a plan that would see it shutdown its iTunes Store music download business within two years. The move would mean the company would stop … Continue reading