• Apple orders TV series from Battlestar Galactica creator - The Verge

    The Verge
    Apple orders TV series from Battlestar Galactica creator
    The Verge
    Apple has ordered a space drama from Battlestar Galactica creator Ronald D. Moore, Deadline reports. Moore will write the currently untitled series, while Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi (Fargo) will serve as executive producers. Moore's show is predicated ...
    Apple Signs Deal for Space Drama From Battlestar Galactica Developer Ronald D. MooreMac Rumors
    Apple Gives Straight-to-Series Order to Drama From 'Outlander' Showrun
  • Chase Freedom card now offers 5% cash back for Apple Pay purchases - 9to5Mac

    9to5Mac
    Chase Freedom card now offers 5% cash back for Apple Pay purchases
    9to5Mac
    Chase announced today that it is now offering 5% cash back for Apple Pay purchases made with a linked Chase Freedom credit card for the first time. The offer is available for combined purchases up to $1500 at select merchants and will last for the ...and more »
  • Use Apple Pay, score some iTunes gift cards - CNET

    CNET
    Use Apple Pay, score some iTunes gift cards
    CNET
    Still have some holiday shopping to do? If you use Apple Pay, there may be a present in it for you, too. Apple is giving away $5 iTunes gift cards to shoppers who use Apple Pay at a handful of retailers. While five dollars may not seem like a lot, you ...and more »
  • Longtime Apple shareholders are lucky, not more shrewd: Analysis - Toronto Star

    Toronto Star
    Longtime Apple shareholders are lucky, not more shrewd: Analysis
    Toronto Star
    Who could have foreseen that Steve Jobs would make Apple a source of hand-held products that people the world over lusted after? Nobody, that's who. No one could have foreseen that founder Steve Jobs, pictured above in 1998, would move Apple from a ...
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  • Everything Apple Fucked Up This Year - Gizmodo

    Gizmodo
    Everything Apple Fucked Up This Year
    Gizmodo
    People like to believe that Apple is a company that never makes mistakes. Never has that logic been so obviously flawed as it was in 2017. This year, it seemed like Apple couldn't make it through a single week without some big, embarrassing screw up ...
    Apple Releases First Beta of iOS 11.2.5 for Public Beta TestersMac Rumorsall 52 news articles »
  • EU court rejects US request to join Apple tax appeal case - Financial Times

    Reuters
    EU court rejects US request to join Apple tax appeal case
    Financial Times
    The EU court has rejected the US government's request to join Apple's appeal of Brussels' order that it pay €13bn in back taxes. The decision against the tech giant was a landmark case in the European competition commissioner's crackdown on the special ...
    EU court rejects US intervention in Apple's Irish $15 billion tax caseReuters
    US bid to intervene in Apple Irish tax case rejectedIrish Times
    EU rejects US
  • Apple's first ever retail store in Korea, close to Samsung's HQ, said to open on Dec 30 - 9to5Mac

    9to5Mac
    Apple's first ever retail store in Korea, close to Samsung's HQ, said to open on Dec 30
    9to5Mac
    Apple confirmed back in January plans to open its first ever retail store in Samsung's home city of Seoul, South Korea – close to the headquarters of Samsung. A new report from Korea says that the store will open on December 30, with retail head Angela ...
    Apple's first Korean store expected to open on Dec. 30AppleInsider (press release) (blog)all 4 news articles »
  • Apple's Acquisition Of Shazam Is A Valuable Addition - Seeking Alpha

    Apple's Acquisition Of Shazam Is A Valuable Addition
    Seeking Alpha
    Very short following my bullish article about music streaming service Spotify (MUSIC), its rival Apple (AAPL) confirmed the acquisition of Shazam, a music recognition app. Apple paid $400 million for Shazam, as Spotify and Snap (SNAP) were also ...and more »
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  • Apple and Cisco just improved security in the iOS enterprise - Computerworld

    Computerworld
    Apple and Cisco just improved security in the iOS enterprise
    Computerworld
    Apple and Cisco have struck yet another blow for enterprise IT. They know that iOS is the most secure mobile solution, but that's not everything because mobile threats are incredibly complex these days. The enigma code. Here's a scenario: You work in ...
  • Apple Confirms It's Working on an Ultra-Powerful Mac Pro Update - Fortune

    Fortune
    Apple Confirms It's Working on an Ultra-Powerful Mac Pro Update
    Fortune
    Apple might have launched its most powerful computer ever just this week, but the company is already hard at work on something even more powerful. In a statement on Thursday, Apple confirmed that it's developing “a completely redesigned, next ...
    Apple Continues to Work on All-New Mac Pro With Upgradeable DesignMac Rumors
    Apple Tries Again To Sell Professionals An All-In-One MacSeeking Alpha
    Apple off to a pro
  • Google and Apple Streaming Devices Are Coming Back to Amazon - ExtremeTech

    ExtremeTech
    Google and Apple Streaming Devices Are Coming Back to Amazon
    ExtremeTech
    Amazon made the bold decision in 2015 to stop selling some of the most popular streaming devices on the market. Coincidentally, those were the streaming devices made by Apple and Google, which compete with Amazon's own Fire lineup. This irked many ...
    Amazon is selling the Apple TV and Google Chromecast again - The ...The Verge
    Amazon will resume selling Apple TV, Google's ChromecastAxios
    Amazon agrees to start
  • Equity podcast: Apple's $400M deals, Target buys a startup and uh-oh net neutrality - TechCrunch

    Equity podcast: Apple's $400M deals, Target buys a startup and uh-oh net neutrality
    TechCrunch
    Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Katie Roof, Matthew Lynley and myself — Alex Wilhelm — were joined by Eric Liaw from IVP to dig through the pre ...and more »
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  • Inequality on Apple's doorstep: how the GOP tax bill could worsen the divide - The Guardian

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    Inequality on Apple's doorstep: how the GOP tax bill could worsen the divide
    The Guardian
    Hector Chavez and Yvonne Scott: 'Money has not trickled down to us.' Photograph: Sam Levin for the Guardian. US taxation. Inequality on Apple's doorstep: how the GOP tax bill could worsen the divide. In Cupertino, the world's most valuable company ...
  • Apple's Biggest Chinese Rivals May Be Coming to the US - Investopedia (blog)

    Investopedia (blog)
    Apple's Biggest Chinese Rivals May Be Coming to the US
    Investopedia (blog)
    in the U.S. after comfortably beating the iPhone maker in their home market, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Huawei Technologies Co. and Xiaomi Corp. are believed to be in talks with U.S. wireless operators about selling their flagship ...and more »
  • India raises import tax on cellphones, move to hurt Apple - Reuters

    Reuters
    India raises import tax on cellphones, move to hurt Apple
    Reuters
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has increased the import tax on dozens of electronic products such as mobile phones and television sets, a government statement said, to help curb supplies from overseas and build up the domestic industry. FILE PHOTO: A ...and more »
  • Apple's Face ID tech can't tell two Chinese women apart - The INQUIRER

    The INQUIRER
    Apple's Face ID tech can't tell two Chinese women apart
    The INQUIRER
    A CHINESE WOMAN has been offered a refund on her iPhone X after she discovered that her colleague could unlock the device Face ID. Apple has long claimed that the technology behind Face ID is the "most advanced" it has ever created and says that the ...
    Apple Shares Tutorial Video on Using Apple Pay With iPhone XMac Rumors
    Apple: The iPhone X SagaSeeking Alphaall 199 news articles »
  • China's Top Phone Makers Poised to Challenge Apple on Home ... - Bloomberg

    Bloomberg
    China's Top Phone Makers Poised to Challenge Apple on Home ...
    Bloomberg
    China's top smartphone makers are ready to challenge Apple Inc. on its home turf after trouncing the iPhone maker in their own market. Huawei Technologies Co. and Xiaomi Corp. are in talks with U.S. wireless operators about selling flagship smartphones ...and more »
  • Apple opens its promised podcast analytics service in beta - The ... - The Verge

    The Verge
    Apple opens its promised podcast analytics service in beta - The ...
    The Verge
    Apple hinted earlier this year at WWDC that it was planning its own podcast analytics service so show creators could see how their podcasts are performing. The company has finally launched a beta version of that free service today, reports Recode ...
    Apple launches its podcast analytics service into beta | TechCrunchTechCrunch
    Apple Launches New Podcast Analytics Beta for Podcasters - Mac ...Mac Rumorsall 9
  • Apple adds indoor maps for JFK, LaGuardia, LAX, and other major airports - The Verge

    The Verge
    Apple adds indoor maps for JFK, LaGuardia, LAX, and other major airports
    The Verge
    Apple has added indoor maps of some major airports around the world to its Maps app. Los Angeles International (LAX) airport, London's Heathrow (LHR), as well as New York's John F. Kennedy (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA) are all now supported in Apple Maps ...
    Apple Maps gets indoor mapping for more than 30 airportsTechCrunch
    Apple Maps hopes to keep you from getting lost at the airportCNETall 10 news article
  • Apple considers a whispering Siri function - The Verge - The Verge

    The Verge
    Apple considers a whispering Siri function - The Verge
    The Verge
    You might one day be able to whisper to Siri and have the assistant whisper back. Apple is considering that possibility, as described in a patent application first spotted by Gizmodo. That's great news for anyone who likes to pretend they're on the ...
    Apple patent describes how Siri could detect when a user is whispering & respond quietly9to5Mac
    Apple Wants to Patent a Voice Assistant That Knows When to ...Gizmodo
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  • Apple is finally selling its own Thunderbolt 3 USB-C cables - The Verge

    Apple Newsroom (press release)
    Apple is finally selling its own Thunderbolt 3 USB-C cables
    The Verge
    It's taken a while, but Apple is finally selling its own Thunderbolt 3 USB-C cables in the Apple Store. The company introduced MacBook Pro models that exclusively used USB-C over a year ago, with support for the faster Thunderbolt 3 data transfer ...
    Final Cut Pro X introduces 360-degree VR video editingApple Newsroom (press release)
    How to Buy a $13000 Apple iMac ProFortune
    Apple's iMac Pro is
  • Why those who bought Apple stock in 1980 and held on shouldn't be bragging - Financial Post

    Financial Post
    Why those who bought Apple stock in 1980 and held on shouldn't be bragging
    Financial Post
    Thirty-seven years ago Tuesday, Apple Inc. went public, raising a little over US$100 million by selling its stock for US$22 a share (US$2.75 on a split-adjusted basis). The sale was as eagerly anticipated as any initial public offering, including those ...and more »
  • Finisar deal helps Apple block rivals' path to AR features - Reuters

    Reuters
    Finisar deal helps Apple block rivals' path to AR features
    Reuters
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) $390 million deal with chip supplier Finisar Corp (FNSR.O) announced on Wednesday helps lock in the supply of a component that Apple believes will play a big role in its future products by bolstering ...and more »
  • Spotify ask EU regulators to stop Apple from abusing its dominance ... - The Verge

    The Verge
    Spotify ask EU regulators to stop Apple from abusing its dominance ...
    The Verge
    A group of European tech companies have asked EU regulators to put a stop to what they see as anti-competitive practices from companies like Apple and Amazon. According to a report in the Financial Times, “Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek and Deezer chief ...
    Spotify and Deezer urge EU to lean on AppleEngadget
    Spotify again attacks Apple for its gatekeeper-like policies | 9to5Mac9to5Mac
    Spotify and Deez
  • How Apple and Finisar are transforming the future of this Texas town - Apple Newsroom (press release)

    Apple Newsroom (press release)
    How Apple and Finisar are transforming the future of this Texas town
    Apple Newsroom (press release)
    Over the last five years, Bruce Armstrong has walked thousands of miles through the corridors of an empty manufacturing plant in Sherman, Texas, keeping the lights on. Since the plant closed in 2012, he's been its caretaker, always holding out hope it ...
    Why Apple is putting $400 million into lasersRecode
    Apple invests $390 million in US-made iPhone lasersThe Verge
  • Apple's Shazam deal is a sneak attack to hit Spotify where it hurts - Business Insider

    Business Insider
    Apple's Shazam deal is a sneak attack to hit Spotify where it hurts
    Business Insider
    Apple bought Shazam for $400 million, which makes it one of the company's largest acquisitions in years. Shazam makes the most sense inside Apple's music division, which falls under SVP Eddy Cue. Apple is unlikely to be interested in Shazam's ...and more »
  • Workouts++ for Apple Watch delivers podcast playback, Siri integration, more - 9to5Mac

    9to5Mac
    Workouts++ for Apple Watch delivers podcast playback, Siri integration, more
    9to5Mac
    Workouts++ was released last year as an alternative to Apple's own Workout app, offering a companion iOS application and more. Nearly a year later, developer David Smith has released version 2.0 of Workouts++, bringing all sorts of new features and ...and more »
  • Charts of the year: Taiwan – Apple nation - Financial Times

    Charts of the year: Taiwan – Apple nation
    Financial Times
    If you want a solid indicator of how the export-driven Taiwanese economy is faring, don't worry about trawling through the Ministry of Finance's website, just check out where Apple stocks are trading. There is a strong correlation between the year-on ...
  • Apple to Bring Coding Education to Chicago Public Schools - Fortune

    Fortune
    Apple to Bring Coding Education to Chicago Public Schools
    Fortune
    The technology giant said Tuesday that Chicago plans to incorporate the company's coding program into its public school and city college systems. As part of the rollout, Chicago schools and city colleges will teach students Apple-sanctioned coursework ...
    Apple and Chicago join forces to bring coding opportunities to city's studentsApple Newsroom (press release)
    Apple CEO Tim Cook wants to teach every Chicago public schoo
  • Ojibway 'Netflix' launches on Apple store - CBC.ca

    CBC.ca
    Ojibway 'Netflix' launches on Apple store
    CBC.ca
    The world's first Indigenous language TV streaming app launched on the App Store Tuesday, allowing people to access Ojibway education and entertainment programming through an Apple TV device. The Winnipeg-based developers jokingly call it "the Ojibway ...and more »
  • Running my first half marathon — with Apple Watch Series 3 and AirPods - 9to5Mac

    9to5Mac
    Running my first half marathon — with Apple Watch Series 3 and AirPods
    9to5Mac
    On Sunday I ran my very first half marathon race equipped with just my Apple Watch and AirPods. Apple Watch Series 3 includes a built-in GPS and optional cellular so you can map your run and wirelessly stream music without strapping an iPhone to your ...
  • Apple Releases Firmware Update 7.7.9 and 7.6.9 for AirPort Base Stations [Updated] - Mac Rumors

    Mac Rumors
    Apple Releases Firmware Update 7.7.9 and 7.6.9 for AirPort Base Stations [Updated]
    Mac Rumors
    Apple today released new firmware updates for its Wi-Fi base stations, including the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule. The 7.7.9 update is available for 802.11ac base stations, while the 7.6.9 update is available for 802.11n ...
    Apple updates AirPort firmware with KRACK vulnerability fixAppleInsider (press release) (blog)all 6 news articles »
  • Win some of Apple's top products in this giveaway — a $3050 value - Mashable

    Mashable
    Win some of Apple's top products in this giveaway — a $3050 value
    Mashable
    Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Apple products are always at the top of our wishlist: They're fast, they're intuitive, and they seamlessly integrate into our lives. But they're also ...
  • You can now sync your Apple Watch with cardio gym equipment — at one US location - The Verge

    The Verge
    You can now sync your Apple Watch with cardio gym equipment — at one US location
    The Verge
    Apple's GymKit is here, so you can wirelessly sync fitness data between your watch and cardio machines at the gym — if you work out at Equinox or Life Time Athletic. Apple first announced GymKit back in June. GymKit-enabled machines are available now ...
    Apple's GymKit Technology Makes Tracking Your Workouts Easier—and More Accurate—Than EverRunner's World
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  • Apple releases new ads to sell millennials on the iPhone X - Mashable

    Apple releases new ads to sell millennials on the iPhone X
    Mashable
    Apple posted three new videos to its Youtube channel Monday, all of which advertise features of the iPhone X. SEE ALSO: Apple and Stanford team up for app that looks for irregular heart rhythms. These aren't the first ads Apple has released for the ...and more »
  • Apple Raids Hulu, Legendary to Fill Business Affairs Posts on Content Team (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety

    Variety
    Apple Raids Hulu, Legendary to Fill Business Affairs Posts on Content Team (EXCLUSIVE)
    Variety
    Apple has hired two business affairs execs — Philip Matthys from Hulu and Jennifer Wang Grazier from Legendary Entertainment — for key roles on its expanding original entertainment team, Variety has learned. Matthys, previously Hulu's head of ...and more »
  • What's Better: Apple Pay Cash vs. Google Wallet vs. Venmo - Lifehacker Australia

    Lifehacker Australia
    What's Better: Apple Pay Cash vs. Google Wallet vs. Venmo
    Lifehacker Australia
    Apple Pay Cash is the company's theoretical Venmo-killer, a service you can use to send and receive money via iMessage on your iPhone. Sounds great, but with so many peer-to-peer payment systems out there, do you actually need to sign up? Recent Video ...
    How to set up and use Apple Pay Cash on Apple WatchAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
    How to Ditch Apple CompletelyLifehackerall 28 news artic
  • Apple Increases Mac Trade-In Values to Up to $2500 - Mac Rumors

    Mac Rumors
    Apple Increases Mac Trade-In Values to Up to $2500
    Mac Rumors
    Apple today increased its trade-in values for select Mac models released in 2009 and later. In partnership with buyback company Phobio, Apple now offers customers up to $2,500, compared to up to $1,500 previously. The new trade-in values in the United ...and more »
  • Why Apple is buying Shazam, the music-recognition app whose popularity sank - Toronto Star

    Toronto Star
    Why Apple is buying Shazam, the music-recognition app whose popularity sank
    Toronto Star
    Analysts speculated the Shazam app's value may lie in the data the company has collected over the past decade and a half. “We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple,” a spokesperson for Apple said in a statement obtained ...
    Apple and Shazam sing the same tuneFinancial Times
    Data Sheet—Apple's Shazam Acquisitions Could Bolster HomePod Smart Speake
  • Apple, off-Apple, and adaptations: These were the most important podcast trends of 2017 - Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard

    Apple, off-Apple, and adaptations: These were the most important podcast trends of 2017
    Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
    “I am struck by a distinct sense that we're smack dab in the middle of a really slow but considerable change. Where we'll be this time next year, I have no idea. But I can't shake the feeling that it won't look much like today.” By Nicholas Quah Dec ...and more »
  • Apple's iMac Pro arrives December 14, starting at $4999 - TechCrunch

    TechCrunch
    Apple's iMac Pro arrives December 14, starting at $4999
    TechCrunch
    It seems like forever ago that Apple first teased the iMac Pro, the souped up, professional grade version of its all-in-one. Announced back at WWDC, the company promised the computer would arrive sometime in December, and in spite a few months of near ...
    iMac Pro: Apple to release its most powerful product ever this weekThe Independent
    Apple reveals new $5000 iMac Pro will finally go on sale on ThursdayDaily Mail
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  • Hashtag Trending – Apple buys Shazam, Bitcoin spikes, Ready Player One - IT World Canada

    Hashtag Trending – Apple buys Shazam, Bitcoin spikes, Ready Player One
    IT World Canada
    Apple is buying the business of one of its most popular apps. Bitcoin is climbing the charts again. And a preview of Steven Spielberg's new movie involving a virtual-reality dystopia. Hashtag Trending on Amazon Alexa · Subscribe to Hashtag Trending on ...
  • The Apple Watch is most important wearable in the world - Mashable

    Mashable
    The Apple Watch is most important wearable in the world
    Mashable
    The Apple Watch conquered all comers and became the most important wearable in the world in 2017. SEE ALSO: AirPods will be even more ubiquitous in 2018, says report. The iPhone maker flexed its muscles to take over the young wearable space in a ...and more »
  • You can now pre-order apps for Apple devices - Engadget

    Engadget
    You can now pre-order apps for Apple devices
    Engadget
    Apple has launched a simple new feature that makes it even easier to get the apps you've been waiting for. The company announced a new pre-order function that lets developers make their future releases available on the App Store up to 90 days in the ...
    Apple now lets you preorder apps in the App Store - The VergeThe Verge
    Apple turns on app preorders in App StoreArs Technica
    Apple's new App Store guidelines could benefit messaging
  • Crunch Report | Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition - TechCrunch

    TechCrunch
    Crunch Report | Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition
    TechCrunch
    I don't know what to wear on Crunch Report (It's a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself). If you are a startup and want to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and I'll wear it in an episode. I'm not going to mention the company on the ...and more »
  • Apple GymKit is coming to a treadmill near you - TechCrunch

    TechCrunch
    Apple GymKit is coming to a treadmill near you
    TechCrunch
    Exercise gadget integration hasn't exactly been elegant in the past. It's been half a decade since Apple transitioned to the lighting connector, and still I regularly see the long-retired iPod 30-pin cable flopping off treadmill dashboards at gyms all ...
    Apple Watch GymKit syncing arrives in exactly one US gymEngadget
    Apple's pushing into gyms with GymKit: What you need to knowCNETall 9 news articles »
  • Mission Impossible? How To Find An Apple Phone X For Your Christmas - Forbes

    Forbes
    Mission Impossible? How To Find An Apple Phone X For Your Christmas
    Forbes
    Are you hoping to purchase an iPhone X before Christmas? It looks like that you could be in luck, at least in the US. Apple's online store is reporting that shipments of the iPhone X with carrier contracts are being fulfilled in around two days, with ...
  • Apple Exec Says Android-Based Face ID Rivals 'All Stink' - Fortune

    Fortune
    Apple Exec Says Android-Based Face ID Rivals 'All Stink'
    Fortune
    Apple's Face ID technology that scans the faces of iPhone X users to determine whether to unlock the device is superior to similar technology in rival phones. At least that's according to Apple senior vice president of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller ...
    Apple knew that removing the home button from the iPhone X was a gambleBGR
    iPhone X reveals the secrets of iPhones yet to comeCNET
    Apple: Why Face ID had a harder start
  • Apple buys music identifying app Shazam - CBC.ca

    CBC.ca
    Apple buys music identifying app Shazam
    CBC.ca
    Apple is buying Shazam, a popular app that identifies music for users by listening to a short snippet of it. Technology website Techcrunch first reported on the possibility of the merger last week before Apple made it official in a statement Monday ...
    Apple confirms deal to buy ShazamBNN
    Apple snaps up song-recognition app Shazam for estimated $400MGlobalnews.ca
    Apple buys hit iPhone app Shazam as it looks to expand its music AI technologyT
  • Hashtag Trending – Net Neutrality vote this week, Google targets Spotify and Apple Music, Top 2017 search terms on ... - IT World Canada

    Hashtag Trending – Net Neutrality vote this week, Google targets Spotify and Apple Music, Top 2017 search terms on ...
    IT World Canada
    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will be voting on the fate of net neutrality this week, Google is planning to create an app that will rival Spotify and Apple Music, and look out for the top 2017 search terms on Google this Wednesday. Hashtag ...and more »
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