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  • Mapping startups hope they can chart a new course to success

    Mapping startups hope they can chart a new course to success

    Alphabet, Apple and Uber may be spending billions on exhaustive new mapping technologies to power the self-driving car revolution, but there’s a new generation of companies betting that a combination of crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence will enable them to navigate their way to success in the wild world of international geographics. Some companies are choosing to go deep into… Read More

  • You can now pre-order the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2

    You can now pre-order the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2

    When Apple announced the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2 earlier this week the company said pre-orders would start Friday September 9th, which in recent years has meant as early as 12:01am Pacific Time or 3:01am Eastern Time on the 9th. This year is no different, as the company just flipped the switch on its retail website as well as in the Apple Store app, so customers can now start… Read More

  • Apple and Nike teamed up to make a Nike+ special edition Watch Series 2

    Apple and Nike teamed up to make a Nike+ special edition Watch Series 2

    Apple unveiled a Nike+ edition of the Apple Series 2 Watch today at its annual Fall event. The Nike+ version of the Watch will roll out late October for $369 and is, of course, built for runners. Nike introduced its Nike+ Fuelband activity tracker – one of the very first activity bands in the “quantified self” movement to the U.S. market four years back. The band… Read More

  • The invisible @apple tweet

    The invisible @apple tweet

    Here’s a silly thing because it is the ass end of a Friday. Apple just started using the Twitter account — @apple — that they’ve had since 2011. And they’re using it to send out an ‘invisible’ tweet. Read More

  • How Apple will convince us to love the dongle

    How Apple will convince us to love the dongle

    Hi, and welcome to my obligatory hot take on the nearly confirmed no-headphone-jack iPhones we’re about to see rolling out of Apple. I’m not an absolute fan of this idea, but we’ve seen this sort of behavior from Apple before — most notably the move from the 30-pin dock jack that probably caused a bit of an e-waste problem, forcing users and most notably hotels to… Read More

  • Apple’s Tim Cook is hosting a Clinton campaign fundraiser this August

    Apple’s Tim Cook is hosting a Clinton campaign fundraiser this August

    It’s no secret Hillary Clinton has a friend in Silicon Valley elites. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook will be helping the democratic presidential candidate raise some cash for her campaign next month, according to an invitation letter obtained by BuzzFeed. Cook, who will be hosting the fundraiser for the Hillary Victory Fund as a private citizen, not as an Apple rep, will be joined… Read More

  • Apple hires founder of QNX Software Systems for automotive project

    Apple hires founder of QNX Software Systems for automotive project

    Apple is adding an experienced automotive software developer to its ranks and perhaps changing the focus of its secretive automotive division. Bloomberg is reporting Apple hired former BlackBerry employee and co-founder of QNX Dan Dodge, who will work in the software team of Apple’s automotive project. Dodge brings considerable experience to Apple. The company he co-founded developed… Read More

  • Apple’s cash on hand decreased for the first time in nearly two years

    Apple’s cash on hand decreased for the first time in nearly two years

    Apple just reported earnings for Q3 2016, and the company soundly beat analyst’s expectations. However, there was one number that we’re not used to seeing. Apple’s cash on hand actually decreased for the first time in seven quarters. Cash on hand this quarter amounted to $231.5 billion, which is down $1.4 billion from the $233 billion on hand at the end of Q2. As a… Read More

  • Apple’s car project to be led by Bob Mansfield

    Apple’s car project to be led by Bob Mansfield

    Apple has reportedly enlisted the help of long-time Apple executive Bob Mansfield to lead its automobile project. This comes by way of the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Mansfield stepped down from the Apple executive board in 2013, yet stayed around the company to work on, what Apple called, special projects. In this role he was reporting directly to Apple CEO… Read More

  • Accessibility was all around this year’s WWDC Crunch Network

    Accessibility was all around this year’s WWDC

    Accessibility, conceptually, is much more than just the discrete “accessibility options for people with disabilities”. At its heart, accessibility is about just that: access. You don’t need to have a disability to benefit from it. Read More

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