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July 4, 2017
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Apple share prices appear to more than double due to reporting glitch [u]

A problem traced back to the mishandling of daily Nasdaq test data caused the reported share prices of Apple, Google, Microsoft and a handful of other technology sector stocks to fluctuate wildly on multiple financial websites after trading ended on … Continue reading

April 29, 2017
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Two San Diego Apple Stores robbed in less than an hour, thieves take $20k in product

Apple Stores around the world are often targets of robberies and now we’re seeing yet another example of that. According to a report from local news outlet 10 News, two Apple Stores in San Diego were robbed in less than an hour… more… … Continue reading

March 16, 2017
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Apple’s U.S. forestry programs generated more than 13,000 metric tons of wood in 2016, created jobs

Two years after Apple partnered with The Conservation Fund to protect more than 36,000 acres of vulnerable forestland in Maine and North Carolina, the ambitious project is showing returns, with more than 13,000 metric tons of wood harvested between the … Continue reading

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

December 15, 2016
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Yahoo says more than 1B accounts hacked in 2013 security breach

Yahoo, still reeling from a hack that impacted more than 500 million accounts earlier this year, on Wednesday revealed another one billion accounts were compromised in a separate attack dating back to 2013. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 9, 2016
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AT&T Customers to Receive More Than $88M in Refunds Following Mobile Cramming Settlement

The United States Federal Trade Commission today announced that it is giving more than $88 million in refunds to 2.7 million AT&T customers who had unauthorized third-party charges added to their service bills, something better known as “mobile cramming.” The … Continue reading

July 5, 2016
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Opinion: Why I’m resigned to my next MacBook Pro being worse than my current one

Regular readers will know that I still have a 17-inch MacBook Pro as my main computer. It’s almost five years old now, which is a relatively long time in Mac terms, and an absolute age for someone who usually does poorly … Continue reading

June 17, 2016
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Apple’s ‘Apps for Earth’ Campaign Raises More Than $8M for World Wildlife Fund

Apple and the World Wildlife Fund this week announced that the recent “Apps for Earth” promotion has raised more than $8 million in proceeds to support the WWF’s conservation work. The Apps for Earth promotion, timed to take place to … Continue reading

April 29, 2016
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FBI reportedly paid less than $1M for San Bernardino iPhone exploit

A report on Thursday claims the U.S. Federal Bureau of investigation spent less than $ 1 million on an exploit used to access an iPhone tied to last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, far below a previously estimated sum of … Continue reading

December 29, 2015
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‘iPhone 6c’ Said to Have Slightly Larger Battery Than iPhone 5s and 2GB of RAM

Apple’s so-called “iPhone 6c” will have a 1,642 mAh battery, slightly larger than the iPhone 5s battery’s 1,570 mAh capacity, according to Chinese website MyDrivers [Google Translate] (via Gadgetz Arena). The report, citing “insider Foxconn employees,” also corroborates multiple rumors … Continue reading

December 8, 2015
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Apple Maps Now Used Three Times More Than Google Maps on iPhone

When Apple Maps first debuted alongside iOS 6, it drew significant criticism for its inaccuracies in mapping data, errors when locating points of interest, lack of transit information and odd 3D mapping imagery. Many users opted not to upgrade to … Continue reading

December 3, 2015
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Ford SYNC update brings Siri Eyes Free support to more than 5M vehicles

Detroit automaker Ford enabled Siri Eyes Free integration for more than five million car owners with the release of a SYNC infotainment system software update on Thursday, an upgrade compatible with cars dating back to the 2011 model year. AppleInsider … Continue reading

October 18, 2015
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Video: more than half of Apple Campus 2 Spaceship Ring has topped out, just six months after it began rising

Five of the nine building segments making up the "Spaceship" Ring in Apple’s Campus 2 mega-project have reached their ceiling just six months after the initial dining hall structure reached its fifth floor back in March. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 28, 2015
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Opinion: The iPhone 6s vs. iPhone 6s Plus choice was trickier than expected

I honestly did not want to order both an iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus this year. After many years of comprehensively reviewing iPhones — an exhausting process — I was looking forward to spending this year’s iPhone release kicking back … Continue reading