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March 23, 2017
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Apple Pay adds support for 30+ more banks and credit unions in the U.S., Australia and China

Apple has updated its list of banks, credit unions and card issuers for Apple Pay this week to note the addition of support for 30+ additional institutions in the U.S., Australia and China. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

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 6, 2017
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Apple, Google, 95 other U.S. companies file in opposition to Trump’s immigration ban

Apple, Google and Microsoft joined a list of nearly 100 technology companies in signing an amicus brief on Sunday opposing President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, saying the temporary ban "inflicts significant harm on American business." AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

January 28, 2017
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This week on AI: New beta builds, Apple sues Qualcomm in China, possible U.S. Foxconn plant and more

Apple released its first betas of iOS 10.3 and macOS 10.12.4 this week, promising a slate of new features such as a "Find My AirPods" feature and Night Shift for the Mac. We also got a hint of secret projects … Continue reading

January 23, 2017
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Report: Apple & Foxconn ‘mulling’ $7B investment in U.S. manufacturing with ‘highly automated’ display facility

According to President Trump, Tim Cook has “eyes open” to United States-assembled iPhones and a new report from Nikkei reiterates that. According to the report, Apple is “mulling” a joint investment with Foxconn for a $ 7 billion automated display … Continue reading

January 23, 2017
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iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Mulling $7 Billion U.S. Display Factory Investment With Apple

Taiwanese iPhone manufacturer Foxconn is considering a $7 billion joint investment with Apple to establish a display manufacturing facility in the United States, it was reported on Sunday. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, journalists who attended Foxconn’s annual end-of-year … Continue reading

January 20, 2017
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Multiple Simply Mac Stores Shutting Down Across the U.S.

Simply Mac, a well-known Apple Authorized Reseller and Service Provider owned by GameStop, is shutting down a number of its brick and mortar stores across the United States. Locations in North Carolina, North Dakota, Montana, Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Utah, Idaho, … Continue reading

January 11, 2017
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iPhone Captured 31% of Smartphone Sales in the U.S. Ahead of Holiday Season

The iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, and iPhone 6s were the “three most popular smartphones” in the United States in the three month period ending November 2016, when users were purchasing early holiday gifts for friends and family members. According … Continue reading

October 16, 2016
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iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black Now Widely Available at U.S. Apple Stores

Since launching nearly one month ago, the iPhone 7 Plus in Jet Black has been challenging to find at Apple Stores in the United States — until today, that is. A spot check of iStockNow reveals the popular model is … Continue reading

October 15, 2016
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Banned From All U.S. Flights

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 was today banned from all airplanes and flights in the United States by the Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. It is now labeled as a “forbidden … Continue reading

October 14, 2016
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Apple begins selling unlocked, SIM-free iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus in the U.S.

The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 went on sale nearly a month ago from carriers and on installment plans, but customers interested in purchasing a SIM-free model were forced to wait. That wait is now over, though, as Apple has … Continue reading

July 28, 2016
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Apple preparing $7 billion U.S. bond sale to support stock buyback program

Apple continues to leverage bond sales and low interest rates to fund both its stock buyback program and green initiatives, with an upcoming third sale this year to hit US debt capital markets. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 9, 2016
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iOS Device Ransom Attacks Continue to Target Users in U.S. and Europe

A few years ago, a number of users in Australia were victimized by attackers remotely locking iPhones, iPads, and Macs using Find My iPhone on iCloud. Compromised devices typically displayed Russian ransom messages demanding payments of around $50 to $100 … Continue reading

April 25, 2016
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U.S. Drops New York Case Against Apple After Unlocking iPhone Without Assistance

The U.S. Justice Department dropped its fight to get Apple to help it unlock an iPhone in a New York drug case after someone provided the device’s passcode to authorities. In a letter to the judge, obtained by BuzzFeed News, prosecutors … Continue reading

March 11, 2016
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U.S. Government Calls Apple’s Opposition to iPhone Unlocking Order a ‘Diversion,’ Says Fears Are ‘Overblown’

Prosecutors representing the United States government today filed another document (via The Verge) to support the motion to compel Apple to unlock the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, calling the original order a “modest” request that would … Continue reading