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December 7, 2017
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Apple hires yet another veteran TV programming exec for its original content efforts

As part of its growing original content efforts, Apple has hired programming veteran Michelle Lee to join its worldwide video department, as reported by Variety. Lee has previously worked on popular shows for several major networks as a producing partner … Continue reading

October 17, 2017
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Greenpeace lauds Apple renewable energy efforts, decries ‘right to repair’ stance

Greenpeace on Monday released its latest "Guide to Greener Electronics" report for 2017, analyzing what steps, if any, 17 of the world’s top consumer electronics companies are taking to reduce their impact on the environment. This year, Greenpeace awarded Apple … Continue reading

September 1, 2017
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Spotify ousts head of video & podcasts as early original content efforts fail

Spotify’s foray into creating original video content hasn’t garnered as much attention as the company would have liked, despite launching a multitude of shows. Now, Bloomberg reports that the streaming service has ousted its head of original video and podcasting … Continue reading

August 31, 2017
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Tim Cook pens employee email in wake of Hurricane Harvey, says Apple has donated $2M to relief efforts

Apple CEO Tim Cook this week penned a company-wide email in wake of Hurricane Harvey. In the email, obtained by BuzzFeed, Cook said that “the storm’s impact is felt by all of us” as Texas is home to some 8,700 … Continue reading

June 2, 2017
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Apple’s Tim Cook condemns Trump decision to back out of Paris climate accord, promises corporate efforts will continue

Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an internal email to employees on Thursday saying that while a personal appeal to President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement failed, corporate environmental efforts will continue. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

April 5, 2017
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Why Apple’s new GPU efforts are a major disruptive threat to Nvidia

Apple’s plan to decisively migrate iOS to its own internally-developed GPU within the next two years obviously shocked Imagination Technologies, its current supplier of PowerVR graphics technology. It should also rattle Nvidia. Here’s why. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 20, 2017
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Report: Apple shifting its ad focus to regional & digital efforts rather than global campaigns

According to a recent report from Adweek, Apple is in the process of streamlining its global marketing efforts. The report explains that Apple has restructured its relationship with ad agency TBWA\Media Arts Lab to put a stronger emphasis on digital and regional … Continue reading

January 28, 2017
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Apple honored with Louis Braille Award for efforts in device accessibility

The Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Friday featured Apple as a corporate honoree at the 57th annual Louis Braille Awards, a ceremony that recognizes those who contribute to the blind and visually impaired community. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

December 26, 2016
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Apple allegedly deepening partnership with Foxconn to facilitate China, Indonesia expansion efforts

Apple is turning to manufacturing partner Foxconn to facilitate efforts to expand both research centers and business further into Southeast Asia, and open up facilities in China and Indonesia, according to recent reports. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 8, 2016
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Apple buys Seattle-based Turi to bolster machine learning and AI efforts

Apple has successfully acquired Turi, a machine learning company based out of Seattle. According to sources in discussion with GeekWire, Turi’s team will be able to remain in the Seattle region as Apple builds out the technologies further. Turi’s original product, GraphLab, was developed as … Continue reading

July 12, 2016
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Apple donates $1M to China NGO to assist flood relief efforts

Apple recently became the first U.S. company to donate to the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA), a non-governmental organization helping with flood relief efforts after heavy rains impacted millions along the Yangtze river region. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

April 26, 2016
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Report: Apple slowing down recruiting efforts as it dismisses over 100 recruiters, some employees

Apple appears to be making some cuts in its recruiting department. According to a new report from VentureBeat, Apple recently has been letting go of all of its contract recruiters, as well as some of its in-house full-time recruiters. In … Continue reading

October 2, 2015
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Tim Cook to receive Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award for LGBT efforts

The Human Rights Campaign announced Thursday that it will present Apple CEO Tim Cook with the Visibility Award at its 19th annual National Dinner next month, an event honoring high-profile public figures who fight for LGBT equality. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

June 14, 2015
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At WWDC, Apple profiles efforts to invite girls into male-dominated tech, engineering jobs

The overwhelming majority of WWDC attendees continues to be male, but Apple its stepping up its own efforts to encourage more women–starting with young girls–to take prominent roles in tech. That included prominent stage time for female executives in leadership … Continue reading