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Apple Honors Eight With Design Awards

Apple has named eight app and game developers receiving an Apple Design Award, each one selected for being thoughtful and creative. Apple Design Award winners bring distinctive new ideas to life and demonstrate deep mastery of Apple technology. The apps spring up from developers large and small, in every part of the world, and provide users […]

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Apple Funds $10 Million to Covid Test Maker

CUPERTINO — Apple announced it is awarding $10 million from its Advanced Manufacturing Fund to COPAN Diagnostics, a Murrieta-CA maker of sample collection kits that play a critical role in COVID-19 testing. This funding will allow COPAN Diagnostics to rapidly accelerate their supply of sample collection kits for hospitals across the United States, expanding production […]

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Apple Revenues Up in Latest Quarter

CUPERTINO — Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2020 second quarter ended March 28, 2020. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $58.3 billion, an increase of 1 percent from the year-ago quarter, and quarterly earnings per diluted share of $2.55, up 4 percent. International sales accounted for 62 percent of the quarter’s revenue. Apple […]

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Apple Donates 160,000 Face Shields to LA

LOS ANGELES — Logistics Victory Los Angeles (LoVLA.org) has received a donation of 160,000 face shields from Apple Inc. Donated through Apple’s Giving program, the face shields will assist in L.A.’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Los Angeles thanks Apple for this generous donation of face shields that are critical to frontline health care workers […]

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Apple Releases Coronavirus App

Apple has released a new screening tool and set of resources to help people stay informed and take the proper steps to protect their health during the spread of COVID-19, based on the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance. The new COVID-19 website, and COVID-19 app available on the App Store, were created in partnership with […]

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Apple Closing Stores Until March 27

Apple announced it will close all of its retail stores worldwide except for China because of the coronavirus until at least March 27. Apple had been limiting customers at many stores this week to reduce density and had canceled its free classes. In an ironic twist, all Apple stores in China are now open after […]

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Johnson & Johnson to Study if Apple Watch Reduces Stroke Risk

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Johnson & Johnson has announced that one of its subsidiaries, the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, has opened enrollment for the Heartline Study. In collaboration with Apple, the study is designed to explore if the Heartline Study app on the iPhone and heart health features on Apple Watch can improve health outcomes, including […]

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Apple Rolls Out Revamped Maps for U.S. Users

Apple has launched a redesigned Maps app in the U.S. with faster and more accurate navigation and comprehensive views of roads, buildings, parks, airports, malls and more. Apple has finished the rollout of new Maps in the United States and will begin rolling it out across Europe in the coming months. “We set out to […]

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Apple Continues to Make Lots of Money

CUPERTINO — Apple continues to rake in the dough after announcing impressive results for its fiscal 2020 first quarter ended December 28, 2019. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $91.8 billion, an increase of 9 percent from the year-ago quarter and an all-time record, and net income of $22.23 billion, also an all-time record. International […]

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Apple Launches Ultimate Rivals on Apple Arcade

Apple has launched “Ultimate Rivals” from Bit Fry Game Studios, Inc., a new sports game franchise that brings together athletes across hockey, basketball, football, baseball and soccer into a single officially licensed video game, a first in sports and gaming. The game is only available on the company’s subscription gaming service Apple Arcade, which costs […]

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Apple Awards Billie Eilish Artist of the Year

Apple has launched its own Music Awards for the first time, a celebration of the best and boldest musicians of 2019 and the impact they have had on global culture this year. The Apple Music Awards honor achievements in music across five distinct categories and winners are chosen through a process that reflects the service’s editorial […]

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Apple Debuts 16-Inch Macbook Pro

CUPERTINO — Apple has introduced an all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro aimed directly at professional users. The all-new MacBook Pro features a 16-inch Retina Display, slightly larger than the previous 15-inch version, with  the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of memory, next-generation graphics with up to 8GB of VRAM and a new keyboard design. The […]

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Apple to Commit $2.5 Billion to Battle Area Housing Crisis

CUPERTINO — Apple has revealed a $2.5 billion plan to help address the housing availability and affordability crisis in California. As costs skyrocket for renters and potential homebuyers — and as the availability of affordable housing fails to keep pace with the region’s growth — community members like teachers, firefighters, first responders and service workers […]

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Apple to Build Mac Pro in Austin

Apple announced that its newly redesigned Mac Pro will be manufactured in Austin, TX. This latest generation Mac Pro, which was unveiled at Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference in June, will begin production soon at the same Austin facility where Mac Pro has been made since 2013. The new Mac Pro will include components designed, […]

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Apple TV+ to Launch Nov. 1 at $4.99

CUPERTINO — Apple announced that its highly anticipated streaming video service, Apple TV+, will launch November 1 in over 100 countries and regions for just $4.99 per month but is expected to only have about 9 shows at launch. Apple TV+ will offer a lineup of original shows, movies and documentaries, including “The Morning Show,” […]

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Apple Expands Service Repair Program

CUPERTINO — Apple has announced a new repair program, offering customers additional options for the most common out-of-warranty iPhone repairs. Apple will provide more independent repair businesses — large or small — with the same genuine parts, tools, training, repair manuals and diagnostics as its Apple Authorized Service Providers (AASPs). The program is launching in […]

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Apple Card Launches for iPhone Users

The Apple Card, the new credit card created by Apple in partnership with Goldman Sachs, is now available for applications to everyone in the U.S. but only for those with an iPhone 6 or newer. Customers can apply for Apple Card through the Wallet app on iPhone in minutes and start using it right away […]

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Apple to Buy Intel’s Smartphone Modem Business

Apple has agreed to acquire the majority of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. Approximately 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, along with intellectual property, equipment and leases. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions, including works council and other relevant […]

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Apple Updates Laptops, Gets Rid of Macbook

CUPERTINO — Apple has updated its MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptops just in time for back-to-school season. The company also dropped the 12-inch MacBook from its laptop lineup, leaving it with just two different laptop models. The MacBook Air now features True Tone to its Retina Display screen for an even sharper viewing experience. […]

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Apple Teams Up With Best Buy for Repairs

Apple has teamed up with Best Buy, the nation’s largest electronics retailer, to offer service and repair for Apple products. With nearly 1,000 Best Buy stores across the US now providing expert service and repairs for Apple computers, tablets and phones, customers have even easier and more convenient access to safe and reliable repairs. It’s […]