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Apple stated that the First Solar Inc plant will supply renewable energy for its Cupertino campus as well other offices.

Apple Reportedly Signs $848 Million Energy Deal With First Solar

Tech giant Apple announced it will buy $848 million (£556m) worth of power from a new solar farm being built in Monterey County, California, to cut its energy bill. The company stated that the First Solar Inc plant will supply renewable energy for its Cupertino campus as well other offices and around 52 Apple stores [...]

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Apple to invest $2 billion to convert failed Arizona sapphire plant into a data center

Apple Inc will invest $2 million in the state of Arizona to convert a failed sapphire glass plant into a data center. In a press release, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said the facility will employ 150 full-time Apple employees and will require 300 to 500 construction and trade jobs. The new data center will “serve as [...]

is working on MagSafe-based inductive charging mechanism for the Apple Watch.

Apple Watch details surface, battery supposedly lasts only a couple of hours under active use

Battery life has always remained one of the main challenges for smartwatch makers. Apple did not shed any light on its battery life when the company officially unveiled its smartwatch. According to reports, Apple’s much awaited Apple Watch isn’t going to be any different from other smartwatches in terms of battery life. The company seems [...]

It is possible that the pen will be charged with a Lightning connector.

Apple likely to launch a stylus along with the iPad Pro

Apple is reportedly preparing to take a big step out of Steve Jobs’ prescribed path for touch screen computing. The tech giant is planning to launch a stylus alongside the gigantic iPad Pro, before the end of this year. The latest iPad Pro will be a larger version of the iPad with a 12.9-inch display. [...]

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Apple, Google reach new deal in anti-poaching class action suit

Four Silicon Valley companies including Apple Inc and Google Inc have reached a new deal that would resolve an antitrust class action lawsuit filed by employees, who accused the companies of conspiring to avoid poaching each other’s employees, according to a US court filing on Tuesday. Lodged in 2011, plaintiffs accused Apple, Google, Intel Corp [...]

The California based Palo Alto Networks said it had seen indications that the attackers were Chinese.

Palo Alto Networks discovers new WireLurker malware app, targeted at Apple devices

Cyber security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Wednesday that they had found a new method in which hackers can infect Apple products. The new family of malware, dubbed WireLurker can infect both iOS and OS X devices. A report from Palo Alto Networks claims the WireLurker malware can install third-party applications on potentially [...]

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Apple Pay is scheduled to go live on October 18 in Walgreens stores, leaks claim

Apple Pay which was announced alongside the iPhone 6 last month is going to be available in Walgreens stores across the United States beginning Saturday, October 18, according to a leaked memo intended to inform Walgreens store managers. “In preparation for the launch of Apple Pay on October 18, we would like you to cover the following material,” reads the [...]

Apple Supplier GT Advanced to shut down operations in Mesa, Arizona

Apple Supplier GT Advanced to shut down operations in Mesa, Arizona

GT Advanced Technologies, the company contracted to supply Apple with sapphire display for the upcoming Apple Watch, petitioned for bankruptcy on Oct. 6, and has approach the court for permission to close down the Mesa, Arizona factory. The troubled supplier also plans to purge 890 jobs in Mesa and its headquarters in New Hampshire, as [...]

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Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Features and Key Specifications (Plus: Apple Watch)

“The next chapter in Apple’s story,” says Tim Cook, smiling as he took the stage to announce the two highly anticipated devices of the year. Since he took over the reins from late Steve Jobs as chief executive in 2011, Wall Street analysts and investors have waited for the day when Apple products would finally [...]

Government building in Fuyang, China.

Hello Jingoistic Dreams! Chinese Designing OS to take on Apple, Microsoft and Google

Following U.S. surveillance concerns and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, China will be shipping the first version of its own homegrown PC-based operating system (OS) by October, Xinhua reported. Computer technology put a certain strain on relationship between China and US after escalating tensions over data privacy and industrial espionage including a number of run-ins [...]

Apple has been facing criticism over its industrial facilities, after a string of worker suicides in 2010 by its supplier Foxconn Technology Group

Apple Bans Use of Two Harmful Chemicals from Assembly Plants

Recently, Green American and China Labor Watch approached Apple Inc to remove the utilization of benzene and n-hexane from its hardware manufacturing process. Both the chemicals are known to be extremely poisonous, yet are still being used in Apple’s industrial facilities during assembly and a few other processes. Benzene and n-hexane are found as common [...]

Alerts can be sent to the watch, including notifications about incoming phone calls, text messages, social and news network feeds to be displayed on the wristband's display

Apple Granted Patent for Its Wearable Tech, iTime

A recent US patent granted to Apple bolstered rumours that the California-based company has designs on a smartwatch which is expected to launch this fall. Published on Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Tradebook Office, the tech giant was granted Patent No. 8,787,006 originally filed in 2011, it describes an electronic wrist band possible with [...]

IBM and Apple plan to develop more than 100 industry-specific enterprise solutions including native apps developed exclusively for the iOS platform along with IBM cloud services, analytics and security.

IBM and Apple join forces to push iPhone and iPad into the enterprise market

Two tech titans who were historically fierce rivals are partnering up. Apple and International Business Machines Corp announced an agreement on Tuesday where IBM will develop exclusive iPhone and iPad apps for Apple devices geared at enterprise clients. Neither Apple nor IBM disclosed the financial terms of the deal. The announcement of the deal was [...]

On July 11, China Central Television citing Ma Ding, head of the online security institute at People’s Public Security University of China reported that iPhone function can gather information which could result into a leak of state secrets.

Apple to China: ‘iPhone is not a threat to National Security’

Apple Inc. has assured that location tracking on its iPhone can’t be utilized to track activities of its users, a day after China’s state-owned TV broadcaster made public revelation that its software could cause a serious security hazard. On July 11, China Central Television citing Ma Ding, head of the online security institute at People’s [...]

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Apple Inc. Repudiates Claims About Working With NSA For Access To iPhone Data

Recently Apple categorically denied knowledge about the potential exploit in its iPhones that might have helped the US spy agencies to install backdoors into its products. The software implant for Apple iPhone is codenamed DROPOUTJEEP that has various kinds of handy spy capabilities.

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Audi and Google Inc. Join Hands To Bring Android Into Cars

According to reports Android was planning to team up with auto makers to get larger market share in information and entertainment market. However, the platform experienced fierce opposition. Many car makers want to defend their branding over their in-car systems. Google Inc. also plans to use Miracast, a Wi-Fi Direct integrated screen-casting standard to display apps from an Android smartphone on an in-car system.

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Apple Inc. on a buying spree; acquires digital mapping firm BroadMap and note-taking app Catch

Apple Inc.’s buying spree continues. It has reportedly acquired two companies, mapping company BroadMap and note-taking firm Catch. The Cupertino-based company purchased both the companies for an undisclosed amount. While BroadMap, which is a mapping firm, was acquired in the first half of 2013, Catch was acquired in recent months.

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Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and eBay Inc. accused of UK Tax Dodging

The Five Internet Companies, Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and eBay Inc. are accused of UK Tax dodging. The money owed to the exchequer is known by the officials as the tax Gap has grown to an epiphora of 35 billion HM Revenue and Customs has admitted.

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Apple Inc. reportedly buys Personal Assistant App Cue

Apple buys the Cue App, the popular personal assistant app that had announced that it was shutting down. The terms of the deal is still undisclosed but as reports suggest it could be anywhere between $35 million to $60 million.