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Apple's billion-dollar video investment seen leading to Netflix competitor

Not content with just Apple Music subscriptions, a new prediction says Apple could be gearing up for an "all in one Apple video and music offering," offering original content for a monthly fee within the next two to three years.

Apple reportedly acquires AR startup Vrvana

The Montreal-based startup produced the Totem AR/VR headset, which never shipped.

Ireland to collect up to €13b in disputed taxes from Apple in coming weeks

After failing to meet the European Commission's January 3 deadline, Ireland has said it expects to collect the disputed taxes in the coming weeks.

Foxconn accused of using illegal student labor to build Apple's iPhone X

Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, has been demanding illegal overtime from high school interns in its production of the iPhone X, a report charged on Tuesday.

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OtterBox releases official Star Wars iPhone case collection ahead of The Last Jedi premiere

OtterBox today has released a new Star Wars collection for its Symmetry Series cases for iPhone. There are five different designs that are sure to please any Star Wars fan while protecting your iPhone 7/8 or 7/8 Plus. more…

Fresh report supports launch of iPhone SE refresh early next year

We first heard talk of a new iPhone SE model back in August, and a new report today echoes this. Labelling it the iPhone SE 2, the Chinese report suggests that it will be exclusively manufactured by Wistron in India, though for worldwide sale … more…

Comment: Musing on what HomePod might have been – and might yet become

We learned yesterday that the HomePod project has something of an interesting history. In particular, it appears to have been originally envisaged less as a gadget and more as HiFi. The HomePod was originally a side project cooked up...Show More Summary

Jony Ive speaking at DC’s Hirshorn Museum, free first-come-first-served places

Apple’s chief design officer Jony Ive will be speaking on ‘the future of design’ at the Hirshorn Museum in Washington, DC, later this month – and free places are available on a first-come, first-served basis … more…

Hands-on: Akitio Thunder3 Quad X – a four bay drive enclosure with classic Mac Pro-inspired design [Video]

When it comes to Thunderbolt 3 support, there are a handful of companies that immediately come to mind. Akitio, a California-based innovator, is definitely one of those companies. One of its first big Thunderbolt 3-equipped products, the Akitio Node, made headlines for its inclusion of a macOS-compatible Thunderbolt 3 chipset. Show More Summary

KGI again says 2018 iPhones will feature gigabit LTE technology

Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities is out with what he refers to as “part two” of his analysis into Apple’s work on creating a 5G iPhone and what the near future holds. This investors note says that Apple may adopt faster antenna modules in all of its 2018 iPhones, and offers more information about suppliers for next year’s iPhone antenna modules. Show More Summary

New paper from Apple research scientists dives deeper into work on autonomous systems

Tim Cook has publicly commented on Apple’s work in autonomous systems before, and a new research paper from two Apple research scientists dives deeper into the company’s efforts. The paper explains how Apple is using a combination of LiDAR with other technologies for 3D object detection that represents the future. more…

Uber officially discloses data breach that affected 57M users after concealing it for a year

Uber today has officially disclosed a massive data breach that affected some 57 million users. As noted in a report from Bloomberg, the breach originally occurred in October of 2016, with Uber working to conceal it for a year… more…

Apple sells out of External Graphics Development Kit allotment, Sonnet offers eGFX Box + GPU at reduced cost

Apple launched its External Graphics Development Kit during WWDC 2017 as a way to assist developers with demanding graphics-intensive apps and VR content creation. The unit included the developer edition of Sonnet’s external eGFX GPU...Show More Summary

ecobee launches pilot program for its Alexa-enabled Switch+ light switch ahead of release

Smart thermostat maker ecobee previewed its first smart light switch earlier this year, and now the Alexa-enabled Switch+ is getting closer to shipping. Before ecobee releases Switch+ to the public, however, the company is opening a limited product pilot to select testers. more…

Hands-on with Nintendo’s Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for iOS, now available a day early

For those who don’t know me very well, I am an unapologetic Nintendo fanboy. Almost everything they produce is a masterpiece to me. I was even a fan of the poorly-received Wii U and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild might be the best video game I’ve ever played. Show More Summary

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Apple admits student interns worked illegal hours on iPhone X production line

Apple has confirmed a Financial Times report that high school students interning at Foxconn exceeded their legal hours while working on the iPhone X production line. The company has, however, denied claims that the students were forced...Show More Summary

Pokémon Go players catch over 500M Pokémon in first two days of week-long challenge

Niantic has announced that over 500 million Pokémon have been caught during the first two days of a week-long Global Catch Challenge. The achievement unlocked the first set of rewards to everyone participating … more…

What to expect from the FCC's net neutrality proposal

Today, senior FCC officials outlined the net neutrality draft proposal that will be released by the commission tomorrow. As has been discussed for months, if the new proposal is accepted by the FCC, broadband internet service will cease...Show More Summary

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