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Silicon Valley’s new D.C. partner: Charles Koch

The tech industry has found a surprising new ally in its effort to shape public policy in Washington…

Apple patent filing hints at Blockchain use

Apple has recently submitted a new patent application that uses Blockchain…

Apple under fire for Siri’s responses to ‘sexual harassment’

I ran an experiment in which I sexually harassed Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Google’s Google Home…

Apple Park estimated to cost upwards of $5 billion to build

The ‘spaceship’ of Silicon Valley has landed in Cupertino, but the question remains…

Apple’s Phil Schiller: Face ID data isn’t shared with third-party developers; we feel bad about the HomePod delay

Apple’s had a big year. The highlight was the introduction of the iPhone X…

Jony Ive returns to Apple’s management of design team after 2 years

Apple Inc.’s Jony Ive, a key executive credited with the look of many of the company’s most popular products…

Apple said to acquire music recognition service Shazam

As Spotify continues to inch towards a public listing, Apple is making a move…

macOS quality as measured by Apple’s update release rate

There’s a lot of chatter out there that High Sierra is potentially the worst macOS release ever…

Apple health director exits to keep a promise to sister who died of cancer

Apple’s health boss, Anil Sethi, has left the company to start venture focusing on helping very sick patients…

Apple’s HomeKit security screwup spotlights the risk of smart homes

The latest iOS 11.2 update held a zero-day vulnerability attackers could exploit to control smart home devices, including connected locks…

Laurene Powell Jobs backs ‘Dreamers,’ says ‘hundreds of thousands of young people’s lives are on the line’

Years of protests and lobbying by immigrants persuaded President Barack Obama in 2012…

YouTuber nearly dies after cementing a microwave on his head

Jay Swingler, a YouTube prankster from the UK, nearly died after he put his head inside a cement-filled microwave…

TechHive reviews WyzeCam: $20 home security camera is a real steal

WyzeCam defies everything we know about Wi-Fi security cameras…

The once and future OS for Apple

This isn’t necessary about the Mac getting iOS-ified anymore than it is iOS getting Mac-ced…

Bernstein analyst: Apple should stop selling iPhones

Most Apple Inc. analysts agree that 2018 will be all about the iPhone X for Apple…

U.S. employment jumps more than expected in November, boosts U.S. stocks

A stronger-than-expected pickup in U.S. hiring boosted stocks Friday…

Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple will launch 5.8-, 6.1-, and 6.5-inch iPhones with larger batteries in 2018

Apple will launch three new iPhones next year with larger batteries…

SiriusXM launches app for Apple TV

You can now listen to SiriusXM right on your TV with Apple TV and the new SiriusXM app…

Zero-day iOS HomeKit flaw allowed remote access to IoT devices including door locks, garage door openers; fix rolling out

A HomeKit vulnerability in the current version of iOS 11.2 has been demonstrated…

Apple’s custom silicon sets their products apart

Apple’s in-house chip design team currently develops its A-series application processors, the bionic neural engine…

Here’s how you know Apple is killing it

Shares of Broadcom are up about 2% Thursday, after the company beat on fiscal fourth-quarter earnings per share…

Getting ready to update to Final Cut Pro X 10.4

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 should soon be here. Now is the time to prepare…

Dvorak: Apple is ready to ditch the Mac because, you know, TV ads

Apple is the master of radical pivots. It killed the floppy drive…

Apple’s iMac Pro ‘A1862’ model number spotted ahead of expected December launch

While little else solid is known about the iMac Pro’s shipping configuration with only a matter of days…

Amazon Prime Video seems like a quickie port for Apple TV

I have no doubt there are engineers inside Amazon who would have loved to have made a great tvOS app for Apple TV…

Apple shares offer a value that goes beyond iPhone

Apple Inc. shares have gained 45% in 2017 and sit just below all-time highs…

Tom’s Guide 2017 Best Overall Innovation Award: Apple’s iPhone X

What really broke new ground in 2017? What was more than just an iterative update…

Apple to users: Here’s why our data gathering doesn’t invade your privacy

Apple is using differential privacy to protect users, even when collecting very sensitive data such as keystrokes and the sites users visit…

Apple is leading a revolution in office chairs

If you know one office chair by name, it’s probably the Aeron…

How Apple is using acquisitions to catch up to rivals in artificial intelligence

pple Inc. may be unmatched in consumer hardware, but when it comes to artificial intelligence…

LG Display reportedly in OLED supply deal with Apple for iPhone X

LG Display said the supply deal for organic light-emitting diode panels to Apple’s iPhone X…

Liquidmetal? Apple supplier experimenting with metal case for 6.1-inch LCD iPhone for 2018

Apple is likely to release another new iPhone with a liquid crystal display next year…

Apple reveals 2017’s most popular apps, music, movies, TV shows, books and podcasts

Apple has unveiled its 2017 charts and trends, celebrating the most popular apps, music, movies, TV shows, books and podcasts…

Amazon Prime Video arrives on Apple TV in over 100 countries; Apple TV app adds live sports in the U.S.

iTunes now offers hundreds of 4K HDR titles at the same price as HD titles…

Apple hires TV programming veteran Michelle Lee

Programming veteran Michelle Lee has joined Apple’s venture into scripted television content…

Frequent Apple critic U.S. Senate Democrat Franken expected to resign Thursday over sexual misconduct accusations

A top Senate Democrat says he expects Sen. Al Franken to resign Thursday…

Which is better for file sharing, Apple’s iCloud Drive or Dropbox?

iCloud Drive isn’t quite like Google Drive or Dropbox. As with most Apple digital and cloud services…

10 iPhone pro texting tips you’ll wish you’d known all along

If your iPhone is constantly binging and buzzing and you are continually…

Apple releases macOS High Sierra 10.13.2

Apple today released macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 which improves…

The 3 top reasons why people dump Android and upgrade to Apple’s iPhone

The majority of users who do switch are abandoning Google’s Android for Apple’s iPhone…

The power of shooting RAW photographs on iPhone X

I take a lot of photos. Usually I pack either a Sony A7R2 or a Leica M…

iOS 11 already running on nearly 60% of iPhones and iPads

As of 4 December, another 33 percent of devices were running iOS 10…

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