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Apple seeks Shanghai-based Apple Pay engineer ahead of anticipated China launch

2 hours 9 min ago
Apple is gearing up for the global expansion of its tap-to-pay mobile wallet service, Apple Pay, with new hires sought to fill positions avialable around the world, including in China.

Future iPhones could enhance security with combination of Touch ID & fingertip motion

2 hours 44 min ago
Apple has shown interest in combining the use of its Touch ID fingerprint sensor with rotating or moving a user's fingertip in specific ways, offering even more advanced security on future iPhones and iPads.

Canada court orders Apple divulge documents in iPhone anti-competition probe

8 hours 35 min ago
The Federal Court of Canada on Wednesday said it will order Apple to release documents to the country's Competition Bureau as part of an ongoing investigation into possible anticompetitive practices regarding iPhone partner carrier contracts.

Apple's World AIDS Day campaign raised over $20M for (RED) foundation

Wed, 2014-12-17 18:50
In a note to employees sent out on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the company donated more than $20 million to (PRODUCT) RED this quarter, in large part thanks to a World AIDS Day campaign featuring an Apps for (RED) promotion and a direct cut of Apple Store sales.

Apple to instate country-specific app taxes in EU starting Jan. 1

Wed, 2014-12-17 18:23
In an email sent out to iTunes Connect members on Wednesday, Apple reminded developers of an upcoming value-added tax (VAT) rate policy change that will see customers pay fees based on their country of residence rather than other EU locales with lower taxes.

Apple Pay job listing hints at upcoming international rollout in EMEIA

Wed, 2014-12-17 17:11
According to an Apple corporate job listing discovered on Wednesday, the tech giant is seeking an intern to assist in Apple Pay's EMEIA rollout, suggesting an expansion of the mobile payments solution is coming soon.

Judge rules videotaped Steve Jobs deposition to remain out of public eye

Wed, 2014-12-17 15:49
After successfully defending a long-running antitrust case related to the iPod and iTunes ecosystem, Apple on Wednesday won a separate fight to keep videotaped deposition from late company cofounder Steve Jobs sealed.

Apple issues Safari 8.0.3, 7.1.3 and 6.2.3 betas to developers with bug fixes, general improvements

Wed, 2014-12-17 14:56
Apple on Wednesday seeded new Safari beta builds to developers, including Safari 8.0.3 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.3 for Mavericks and 6.2.3 for Mountain Lion, with improvements to browser extensions and more.

Apple posts "the story behind the Song" featuring old and new music recording technology

Wed, 2014-12-17 13:42
Following the weekend release its its tearjerker holiday ad featuring a girl who records a duet with a discovered vinyl recording by her grandmother, Apple has posted a video showing the technology behind both recordings.

Apple alerts developers that existing app updates will need to be 64-bit by June 1, 2015

Wed, 2014-12-17 13:13
Apple on Wednesday alerted members of its development community that existing applications on the App Store will need to include 64-bit support for any updates submitted after June 1 of next year.

Orlando Magic are first NBA team to support Apple Pay for in-arena purchases

Wed, 2014-12-17 09:43
The Amway Center, home of the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association, will become the league's first team to offer fans the ability to complete transactions with Apple Pay on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the Apple Watch early next year.

Pixelmator unveils major updates for iPad and Mac, Fleksy adds extensions and GIFs

Wed, 2014-12-17 08:53
Three hefty updates hit the Mac and iOS App Stores this week, as popular Apple-centric image editor Pixelmator added a number of new features and performance fixes on both the iPad and Mac, while third-party iOS keyboard Fleksy introduced extensions and usability improvements.

How to use iCloud Drive on the Web, iOS and OS X

Wed, 2014-12-17 06:39
Since its debut, iCloud has gone from a barebones syncing and backup service to a more full-featured, cross-platform cloud storage solution. Here's a rundown of how to use and get the most out of the modern iCloud Drive on iOS, OS X and the Web.

Updated Google Drive gets iOS 8 extensibility support, Instagram adds filter management and new filters

Tue, 2014-12-16 16:57
In a pair of app updates on Tuesday, Google rolled out an update to its Google Drive app with support for iOS 8 extensibility, which lets users upload documents and files to the cloud from outside sources, while Instagram introduced five new photo filters and management tools.

TAG Heuer to take on Apple Watch with smartwatch initiative, plans acquisitions

Tue, 2014-12-16 15:11
Swiss luxury watch maker TAG Heuer on Tuesday announced plans to bring a branded smartwatch to market with the help of unnamed tech companies, a move spurred on in part by Apple Watch.

Work on Apple's new Union Square site begins as existing San Francisco store gets Winter Walk

Tue, 2014-12-16 14:30
Apple's plans to build a new Union Square retail store in San Francisco are finally getting started with the demolition of an existing building. Meanwhile, just down the street the company's current store is getting a holiday "Winter Walk" plaza treatment.

Apple suspends online sales in Russia amid currency turmoil

Tue, 2014-12-16 12:32
"Extreme" swings in the value of the Russian Ruble have caused Apple to temporarily shutter its online store in the Eurasian nation, after a midnight interest rate hike sent the currency plunging nearly 20 percent.

Apple's iTunes DRM didn't violate antitrust laws, jury finds

Tue, 2014-12-16 11:15
After years of litigation, Apple on Tuesday was found not to have violated U.S. antitrust laws with the FairPlay digital rights management software that prevented users from loading content from rival music stores on early iPods.

Google Wallet adds Touch ID support, Amazon brings Goodreads to Kindle for iOS

Tue, 2014-12-16 10:55
Two of tech's biggest names unveiled significant updates to some flagship iOS apps this week, with Google allowing Wallet users to authenticate using their fingerprint and Amazon adding Goodreads integration and unlimited reading to its Kindle app.

T-Mobile announces new 'Data Stash' rollover mobile data plans starting with 10GB for free

Tue, 2014-12-16 09:25
U.S. wireless provider T-Mobile held its latest "Un-carrier" event on Tuesday, announcing new "Data Stash" plans that will roll over unused data from month to month, rather than resetting the cap for each billing cycle.