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Union pushes Apple for better treatment of campus security guards

4 hours 29 min ago
An effort to unionize security guards across Silicon Valley has set its sights on Apple, pushing the tech trendsetter to stand up for contract laborers in hopes of catalyzing interest from other companies in the area.

Dropbox for iOS integrates Microsoft Office document editing

5 hours 59 min ago
As promised earlier in November, Dropbox on Tuesday activated a new iOS app feature that lets users open and edit Microsoft Office documents through their respective apps, with automatic syncing and saving.

More secrets could come from GT Advanced bankruptcy as Apple divulges details to creditors

7 hours 40 min ago
Secret documents being shared by Apple with creditors of former sapphire partner GT Advanced Technologies could become a matter of public record next month, as part of the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings.

Android tablets at Best Buy, Target, Amazon, Walmart found to include major security flaws, malware

8 hours 44 min ago
Security firm Bluebox Labs tested a dozen Black Friday bargain Android tablets from major retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, Kmart, Kohl's, Staples, Target and Walmart and reported "shocking" security flaws, malware and active backdoors installed on the new devices.

IDC: Tablet market suffers massive slowdown in 2014, Apple's iPad not immune

11 hours 33 min ago
Year-over-year growth in the tablet market is projected to fall by more than 45 percentage points from its 2013 rate, new data released Tuesday suggests, as Apple is expected to book the first full-year shipment decline in the iPad's history.

Google's search deal with Apple expires in early 2015, could bring new default to Safari

11 hours 51 min ago
The Safari browser for both iOS and Mac could have a new default search partner as soon as next year, as Apple's current deal with Google is reportedly set to expire in early 2015.

Facebook details upcoming privacy changes with notifications to users on mobile & desktop

13 hours 31 min ago
Facebook pushed a rare service notification to users on Tuesday, reminding millions of the social network's members of updates to its terms, data and cookies policies, advertising systems, and new privacy controls.

T-Mobile pledges to FCC it will be more transparent about data speed caps

14 hours 16 min ago
U.S. wireless provider and iPhone carrier T-Mobile this week announced it has reached an agreement with the Federal Communications Commission, in which it will be more upfront and honest with customers about its bandwidth speed.

Apple reaches record breaking $700 billion market cap as stock surge continues

15 hours 16 min ago
Shares of Apple reached another major financial milestone on Tuesday, crossing the $700 billion market capitalization threshold just after trading began on Wall Street.

Early Black Friday: Apple's current 15" MacBook Pro for $1,699 ($300 off), 27" iMac 5K with AppleCare for $2,299 ($369 off), 13" MacBook Air for $889 ($110 off)

Mon, 2014-11-24 21:26
Though Black Friday remains 3 days away, multiple Apple Authorized Resellers on Monday began releasing aggressive door busters on current, 2014 MacBooks and iMacs, all of which can be paired with exclusive deals for AI readers offering free accessories, discounted or free AppleCare and significant tax-savings.

Universal Studios takes over Steve Jobs biopic, Michael Fassbender to star

Mon, 2014-11-24 21:01
Following Sony's surprise exit from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's film about Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, Universal Studios has reportedly picked up the project with actor Michael Fassbender tapped to take on the lead role.

Apple's latest iPhone 6 ads focus on Continuity, gaming prowess

Mon, 2014-11-24 19:58
Apple on Monday released a pair of commercials starring iPhone 6 spokesmen Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake, one covering iOS and OS X Continuity features and another highlighting the handsets' gaming capabilities.

iPhone 6, 6 Plus owners complain of easily scratched screens

Mon, 2014-11-24 17:15
A growing number of iPhone 6 owners are complaining that their recently-purchased handsets are exhibiting slight surface scratching not seen with previous models, with some alleging flaws in material and design.

Apple shares hit all-time high above $118 as market cap flirts with $700B

Mon, 2014-11-24 16:02
Shares of Apple stock reached a new all-time high on Monday, rising to $118.63 at the closing bell with a record market capitalization of nearly $700 billion.

Lack of centralized cloud infrastructure team hampering Apple's development of iCloud services - report

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:30
Apple's work-in-progress iCloud Photo Library still hasn't fully realized the original concept, code-named "Hyperion," that was pushed years ago by late company co-founder Steve Jobs, according to a new report.

MythBusters explain the science behind Corning's new shatter-resistant Gorilla Glass 4

Mon, 2014-11-24 13:16
Discovery Channel's Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage walked through some of the advances made by manufacturer Corning in the latest version of its popular Gorilla Glass line used in Apple's iPhone.

Apple reveals Black Friday partnership with Product (RED) for gift card sale

Mon, 2014-11-24 10:36
Shoppers that purchase some of Apple's most popular products on Friday will also receive a Product (RED) gift card that can be used on the U.S. iTunes Store, Mac App Store, App Store, or iBooks Store.

Apple's iOS App Store reaches record 7.8M daily downloads

Mon, 2014-11-24 09:26
Propelled by the launches of new iPhones and iPads, Apple's iOS App Store saw daily downloads surge in the month of October, reaching a record 7.8 million downloads per day.

Samsung considering shakeup of mobile division in response to sagging profits, sales

Mon, 2014-11-24 07:52
With Samsung's profits plummeting last quarter and sales of its flagship Galaxy S5 coming well short of expectations, the South Korean electronics giant is said to be considering changes in its executive team, particularly among the mobile division that competes with Apple's iPhone and iPad.

Chase touts Apple Pay partnership with new television ad

Mon, 2014-11-24 07:30
Major U.S. bank Chase on Monday unveiled a new television advertisement prominently featuring Apple Pay, the latest of Apple's partners to leverage the mobile payment system in a bid to attract consumers.