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No company wants to report that its sales have declined. But when you’re Apple, which has consistently seen its revenues grow for more than twelve years, it’s not just bad news but a serious kink in a joyful narrative of boundless possibility. Earlier...
From: New Yorker | By: Zachary Karabell | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Down to Lunch is a simple meet-up app that has become wildly popular on college campuses.
From: Business Insider | By: Nathan McAlone | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless. The post Security News This Week: The FBI Gets Creative to Avoid Disclosing Its $1M iPhone Hack appeared first...
From: Wired | By: Kim Zetter | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The water-damaged phone could hold clues to the fate of the boys, whose families had initially disagreed as to how the device should be dealt with.
From: CNET | By: Edward Moyer | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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We’re gradually moving towards a world where you—yes, you—are the center of the wireless universe, not the big carriers. The post In the New Wireless Universe, You're Finally at the Center appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Cade Metz | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Chinese tech giant LeEco has a new home in San Jose, California, and it may already be buying up more land from Yahoo.
From: Business Insider | By: Bryan Logan | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Boing Boing is proudly sponsored by Ray, the super remote! Walk into almost any room with a television set, and you’re bound to come across an unseemly pile of remote controls. The more game consoles and streaming media players we collect, the more...
From: Boing Boing | By: Boing Boing | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Learn more at swankyrecipes.com swankyrecipes.com Some of the best apple desserts are in cupcake form. These hard cider beer cupcakes are packed with fresh apples and real maple syrup that will be sure to please any crowd. The cream cheese frosting is...
From: Tartelette | By: my-tartelette | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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With the Samsung Galaxy S7 released to rave reviews by critics and users alike, Samsung seems to be back on top with what has become one of the best smartphones in recent times. Every smartphone has its problems though, and the Galaxy S7 is no exception....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jinger Jarrett | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Steve Kovach/Tech Insider This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple has announced the release of the very first apps made using its Carekit framework, The...
From: Business Insider | By: BI Intelligence | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The justices signed off Thursday on a new procedural rule for warrants targeting computers.
From: The Atlantic | By: Matt Ford | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The city recently landmarked a giant Pepsi-Cola sign because of its "prominent siting."
From: Reason | By: Jim Epstein | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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I get a daily report of activity from a set of items and I want to make a automatically-updating summary sheet (I'm fine doing this in Excel, Google Sheets, or Apple Numbers).The report I get has one item per row, and then columns for various data points...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: primethyme | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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“U With Me?”, an early standout from his album Views, returns to the rich topic of exes in text messages.
From: The Atlantic | By: Spencer Kornhaber | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The quest to put Windows 95 on seemingly everything just achieved one of its biggest -- or rather, smallest -- feats to date. Nick Lee managed to get Microsoft's classic operating system running on an Apple Watch by modfiying a WatchKit app to load......
From: Switched | By: Jon Fingas | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Cybersecurity is a rapidly changing field. The arms race between hackers and organizations trying to defend themselves has given rise to a lexicon of epic proportions—and leaders from almost every industry are learning to speak the language. As concepts...
From: Xconomy | By: Gregory T. Huang | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The (relative) decline of Apple, the ascendance of Amazon and the continuing dominance of Mark Zuckerberg’s social network.
From: New York Times | By: FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, federal officials were quietly waging a different encryption battle in a Los Angeles courtroom. There, authorities obtained a search...
From: Orlando Sentinel | By: Matt Hamilton, Richard Winton | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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I'm trying to run homebridge on my RaspberryPi in order to control my wireless sockets using WiringPi and a 433 MHz transmitter. I followed this tutorial to set up homebridge on my Pi and I successfully connected my (non-jailbroken) iPhone with homebridge,...
From: Stack Overflow | By: user3191334 | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, federal officials were quietly waging a different encryption battle in a Los Angeles courtroom. There, authorities obtained a search...
From: Los Angeles Times | By: Matt Hamilton, Richard Winton | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Following on from the announcement at the March 2016 “Let us loop you in”, Apple has open sourced its new CareKit framework, aimed to make it easier for developers to create apps that help people manage their medical conditions. Along with the new...
From: InfoQ | By: Sergio De Simone | Sunday, May 1, 2016
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In many ways the last week of April was a negative one for Apple, with disappointing financial results, a death on campus, and word of more labor abuses at a key supplier. Rumors did emerge, however, about plans for the "iPhone 7" and a second-generation...
From: Apple Insider | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Will Apple release a special purpose securephone for businesses and consumers when the iPhone 8 ships?
From: Forbes | By: Steve Morgan | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The building of New York's insta-team is the latest twist in the long, strange tale of Major League Soccer
From: Salon.com | By: Andrew O'Hehir | Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Apple's iPhone SE has been on sale for just over four weeks now... or is it four years? The lineage of this device reaches back to the September 2012 launch of the iPhone 5. Then the design represented the future, with the lightning connector debuting...
From: Forbes | By: Ewan Spence | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Apple's iPhone SE lead-times back up Tim Cook’s comments about its strong demand.
From: Forbes | By: Chuck Jones | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Apple’s quarterly results show profits and revenue down for the first time in 13 years
From: Irish Times | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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Samantha Sabah, co-founder and managing partner of Le Pear Societe, only learnt the value of money when she had to fend for herself.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The delay, naturally, has sparked online grousing and even some data-based activism, including the creation of a crowdsourced spreadsheet for tracking who received their prized VR gear and when. Some longtime supporters of Oculus have declared themselves...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: Associated Press | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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FORT LAUDERDALE | A recovered iPhone belonging to one of the two missing teen fishermen will be sent to Apple to see if any data can be retrieved. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos disappeared off the Jupiter coast July 24 when their 19-foot boat capsized...
From: Florida Times-Union | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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BI IntelligenceThe mobile gaming app industry is quickly growing. Over the past eight years, developers have flocked to create mobile games as smartphones became a mainstream consumer device. Technological evolutions including faster processors, larger...
From: Business Insider | Saturday, April 30, 2016
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The parents of the two missing kids sent the found iPhone to Apple to have tech experts find clues.
From: ABC News | Friday, April 29, 2016
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This is a laptop designed for today, so we'd better get used to more just like it. Also, it's rose gold, a trend that's eating the gadget industry. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: How About That Pink MacBook? appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Wired Staff | Friday, April 29, 2016
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NEW YORK: Apple Inc on Friday ended its worst week on the stock market since 2013 as worries festered about a slowdown in iPhone sales and after influential shareholder Carl Icahn revealed he sold his entire stake.
From: The Star Malaysia | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The parents of the two missing kids sent the found iPhone to Apple to have tech experts find clues.
From: ABC News | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Apple forensics experts will attempt to extract data from an iPhone 6 used by missing Florida teen Austin Stephanos, who was presumed lost at sea some nine months ago, a lawyer representing the Stephanos family said Friday....
From: Apple Insider | Friday, April 29, 2016
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 Last night a single tweet on everyone’s favorite news platform was heard ’round the world. No, I’m not talking about the tweet that cost an NFL draft prospect $14 million dollars. Or Drake’s tweet dropping his new album, Views. I’m talking...
From: TechCrunch | By: Fitz Tepper | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Shares of touch-screen controller vendor Synaptics (SYNA) today closed down $9.55, or 12%, at $71.55, after the company yesterday afternoon reported fiscal Q3 revenue and earnings that missed by a country mile, and forecast this quarter well below consensus,...
From: Barron's | By: Tiernan Ray | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Apple’s second-quarter earnings report last week showed how hard it can be to keep the attention of China’s fickle and increasingly hard-to-impress consumers. China’s young, middle-class consumers are increasingly willing, analysts say, to try...
From: San Francisco Chronicle | By: New York Times | Friday, April 29, 2016
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This week on MashTalk, we're taking stock of all things Apple after its first "bad" quarter in 13 years. Will the iPhone 7 turn things around? Has Apple reached its ceiling? SEE ALSO: Apple needs a hot new product, and it can't be another iPhone Plus,...
From: Mashable | By: Connor Finnegan | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Fiat Chrysler is releasing a Uconnect software update to add Siri Eyes Free capability to late-model vehicles. The free update is available for certain Ram, Dodge, Jeep, and Chrysler vehicles equipped with the Uconnect 8.4 touchscreen. These include...
From: Motor Trend | By: Kelly Pleskot | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Last year, director 20th Century Fox and Ridley Scott found plenty of success and critical acclaim with their sci-fi survival drama The Martian. The film ended up landing a Best Picture nomination as well as a Best Actor nod for Matt Damon. Now a little...
From: SlashFilm | By: Ethan Anderton | Friday, April 29, 2016
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A new Chinese smartphone shows why Apple would include dual lenses on its next flagship phone
From: Business Insider | By: Rafi Letzter | Friday, April 29, 2016
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An iPhone recovered in last year's at-sea disappearance of two Tequesta teens will be sent immediately to Apple in hopes the phone manufacturer recovers information from it, a judge ordered Friday afternoon. "Good luck," Palm Beach County Circuit Judge...
From: South Florida Sun-Sentinel | By: Adam Sacasa | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Apple got hit with a lot of bad news this week. First, the company posted its first quarterly revenue drop since 2003. And then billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn revealed that he has dumped all of his shares in Apple. NPR explores whether the...
From: NPR | By: Aarti Shahani | Friday, April 29, 2016
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This dip is fantastic. A bit of a change from the every day dips. -- posted by jellygirl
From: Recipezaar | Friday, April 29, 2016
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The iPhone maker is no longer the scrappy upstart it was in the early 2000s. Now, it's the most valuable company in the world.
From: Fox News | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Coverage will begin at 7 p.m. EST
From: Time | By: Megan McCluskey | Friday, April 29, 2016
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Charli XCX is back with the first music video from her upcoming third studio album. In the “Vroom Vroom” video, which was actually released last week on Apple Music before going wide Friday, the pop singer dances to the electro-pop song...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Dylan Kickham | Friday, April 29, 2016
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