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Apr 24, 2014 - 12:50 AM EDT — AAPL: 528.715 (-2.9839, -0.56%) | NASDAQ: 4139.709 (-21.749, -0.52%)

Apple working on Siri for future Apple TV device, iOS 7.1 code reveals

Code found within the iOS 7.1 SDK suggests that Siri is headed to the Apple TV…

Amazon Prime lands deal for old HBO TV shows

Non-HBO subscribers will soon be able to watch some of the network’s old TV shows…

Samsung bought two patents just to use in Apple trial, say attorneys

After weeks of playing defense against five Apple patents…

The cloud price war has high stakes for the Internet

The big business of providing computing power and data storage that companies need…

Apple debuts ‘Powerful’ new TV commercial for iPhone 5s (with video)

Apple has debuted a new long-form (:90 second) TV commercial…

Bigger-screen iPhone 6 may mean smaller sales at Apple — for now

Apple may not have sold as many iPhones as investors and analysts hoped last quarter…

Is iPhone demand faltering? We’ll find out today

Analysts have expressed both near-term and longer-term concerns over iPhone demand…

All eyes on Apple Inc. as world’s most valuable company reports Q214 earnings today

For Apple’s fiscal second quarter, analysts are expecting…

Apple granted Liquidmetal patent for hollow structures in possible future product designs

Apple has been granted what could be a major patent today…

Nike would be smart to outsource their fitness hardware to Apple and the iWatch

There’s a rumor going around that Nike is axing their Nike Fuelband hardware division…

Apple releases OS X Security Update for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion

Apple today released Security Update 2014–002 which fixes…

Google picking up some of Samsung’s legal defense in Apple case

A Google lawyer testified on Tuesday that the software maker…

Apple opens OS X betas to the public

Big news today from Apple…

As phone subsidies fade, Apple’s iPhone sales could be hurt

Apple Inc. charges more for its phones than many companies charge for low-end laptops…

Load up on Apple stock as Android killer looms

I’d be tempted to buy on relatively modest weakness or a continuation…

In Aereo Internet TV case, U.S. Supreme Court justices show concern

Grappling with fast-changing technology, Supreme Court justices debated…

I won’t sell my Apple stock below $1,000; still potential to double from here

Apple remains the one and only ‘true’ growth investment in my portfolio…

This is what Apple’s Siri on steroids might look like

Imagine if Apple’s Siri voice-command feature could enable users to control…

Apple using shell company to trademark ‘iWatch’

Evidence of Apple’s interest in the iWatch name surfaced last June…

Apple adds A&E, History and Lifetime to Apple TV

We’re excited to deliver our hit programming from A&E, HISTORY and Lifetime to Apple TV users…

Apple releases iOS 7.1.1

Apple today released iOS 7.1.1…

What to look for in Apple’s earnings on Wednesday

Apple Inc. is scheduled to report its fiscal second-quarter results…

Apple and Nike gearing up for a big announcement this fall

In recent weeks I spoke several times with two sources in Cupertino pertaining to future products…

How Apple’s billion dollar sapphire bet will pay off big time

Apple is making a billion dollar bet on sapphire as a strategic material…

Nike failed. Now only Apple can save wearables

This may be end of the FuelBand, the Nike fitness-tracking bracelet…

Mossberg: Why Apple is like a movie studio

Steve Jobs has been dead for about two and a half years now…

Lytro shifts focus to the high-end shooter with new $1599 ‘ILLUM’ light-field camera

Lytro’s second camera bares little resemblance to its first effort…

5.5-inch ‘iPhone Air’ delayed to 2015 due to battery design issues – report

Apple’s 5.5-inch “iPhone Air” might not be ready for the masses by the end of 2014…

Why Apple will deliver Apple iTV to China first

Apple’s next big product will have to be television…

Apple jabs Samsung: ‘There are some ideas we want every company to copy’

The ad is timed alongside Green Earth Day…

Leonardo DiCaprio eyed to star in Steve Jobs biopic

Moving fast to replace David Fincher on its highly anticipated Steve Jobs movie…

Buh-bye FuelBand: With friends like Apple, Nike doesn’t need its own hardware

In many ways, this is the culmination of a process that’s been taking place…

Will bigger-screen iPhones cannibalize iPad mini?

Consumers might update to the iPhone 6 to score the bigger screen instead of…

Apple offers free recycling of all used Apple products

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power…

Chuck Jones: Apple’s Q312 guidance could cause substantial drop in share price

I don’t believe enough investors fully appreciate the potential downside…

Apple interviewing senior payments industry execs for ‘very serious’ mobile payments push

Apple is seeking to fill head of product and head of business development positions…

Apple extends company trademark to include ‘jewelry and watches’

Apple is now broadening and cleaning up its trademarks…

Google working on ‘Project Ara’ modular smartphone

A modular smartphone dubbed Project Ara can be customized by swapping out individual pieces…

Don’t expect Apple to deliver a 5.5-inch iPhone

Rumors are abundant with new screen sizes with for the iPhone…

Handicapping Apple’s quarterly earnings and revenue

Apple is set to report Q214 earnings results on Wednesday…

Apple may dip into its cash hoard again to placate investors ahead of new products

Apple shares edged higher Monday as speculation grew…

Apple is living on the (margin) edge

Apple will release two iPhones, with displays larger than the current 4-inch screen, in its upcoming product cycle…

Apple pushes environmental efforts ahead of Earth Day

On a stunning cloudless day in the Nevada desert, Lisa Jackson…

How to avoid paying Apple for extra iCloud storage

Apple offers just 5GB of free storage to iCloud users….

NYT: Samsung cannot compete, Apple’s iPhone 5s is by far the world’s best smartphone

Samsung’s flagship phone sure isn’t the best phone on the market, that title belongs to Apple’s iPhone 5s…

IT Enquirer reviews Elgato Thunderbolt Dock: Far from ‘yet another’ Thunderbolt Dock

The Elgato Thunderbolt Dock is a nicely designed aluminium dock…

OS X Mavericks now powers half of all Macs; successor likely to ship this October

OS X Mavericks powered half of all Macs that went online in March…

Mobile-payments startup Square discussed possible sale with Apple, Google, eBay

With losses widening and cash shrinking, representatives of mobile-payments startup Square…

Analysts expect Apple to finally offer iPhones with larger screens this year

Many consumers have developed an appetite for smartphones with larger screens…

Apple to webcast Q214 earnings release conference call on April 23rd

Apple will hold their FY 14 Second Quarter Results Conference Call on Wednesday…