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Apple just revealed more details about the new face shields it's making to protect medical workers amid the COVID-19 crisis (AAPL)

A support page on Apple's website shares more details about the new face shields the company has started designing and producing to help medical workers in the US. The company plans to ship 1 million face shields per week. The support page includes details about how the shield can be adjusted and cleaned. It's another indication that the face shield initiative is a companywide effort across Apple.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Sunday that the ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Cook, California, US, Trends, Tim Cook, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Santa Clara Valley, COVID


Apple Shares Assembly and Use Instructions for New Face Shields, Shipping 1 Million Per Week to Medical Workers

Following this weekend's news from Tim Cook that Apple is working with its supply chain to produce a million face shields per week for medical workers, the company has shared a support document outlining how to assemble and adjust the shields. The document includes a series of images and animations showing how the simple three-piece product can be assembled for either a regular fit or with extra space between the user's face and the shield, and then how the latex-free silicone strap should be...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Cook, Mac, Tim Cook, Rumors, Apple Shares Assembly, New Face Shields Shipping


Apple CEO Tim Cook joined Lady Gaga on 'The Tonight Show' to announce a $10 million donation for fighting coronavirus

Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared in a surprise Facetime phone call with Lady Gaga on "The Tonight Show" on Monday night. Cook's appearance was part of a planned announcement: Apple is donating $10 million to Gaga's "One World: Together at Home" fundraiser event, which directly supports the World Health Organization's fight against the spread of coronavirus. "One World: Together at Home" is scheduled to air on April 18, and will feature a cavalcade of celebrities — from Elton John to Billie Eilish. ...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Trends, Tim Cook, Elton John, World Health Organization, Lady Gaga, Facetime, Watch Google


Apple Donates $10 Million to 'One World: Together At Home' Special to Support WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

Lady Gaga has teamed up with the World Health Organization and Global Citizen for a "One World: Together At Home" special to raise money to battle the ongoing pandemic, and Apple is donating money to the cause. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the donation in a video shared on the YouTube channel for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Lady Gaga called Apple's $10 million donation "quite sizable." In the video, Jimmy Fallon and Lady Gaga FaceTime Cook, who confirms Apple's plans to donate to t...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Jimmy Fallon, Mac, Youtube, Tim Cook, Rumors, World Health Organization, Lady Gaga, Solidarity, COVID, Solidarity Response Fund, Jimmy Fallon Lady Gaga, Lady Gaga FaceTime Cook


Apple just celebrated its 44th birthday. Here's how it came to rule the world, from its early struggles to beat Microsoft to the launch of the iPhone. (AAPL)

Apple celebrated its 44th birthday on April 1.  The tech giant, which today is worth about $1 trillion, almost didn't make it this far — it struggled in the '90s until Steve Jobs returned as the company's CEO.  Apple has weathered hits and flops over the years, from the launch of the influential Apple II to the misguided Newton MessagePad.  But these days, Apple is on top of the consumer electronics market, thanks at first to devices like the iMac and the iPod, and later, to the iPhone.  Visi...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Jobs, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, US, Trends, Intel, New York Times, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Tim Cook, Ibm, Jeff Bezos, Philips, GUI


Apple just celebrated its 24th birthday. Here's how it came to rule the world, from its early struggles to beat Microsoft to the launch of the iPhone. (AAPL)

Apple celebrated its 24th birthday on April 1.  The tech giant, which today is worth about $1 trillion, almost didn't make it this far — it struggled in the '90s until Steve Jobs returned as the company's CEO.  Apple has weathered hits and flops over the years, from the launch of the influential Apple II to the misguided Newton MessagePad.  But these days, Apple is on top of the consumer electronics market, thanks at first to devices like the iMac and the iPod, and later, to the iPhone.  Visi...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Jobs, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, US, Trends, Intel, New York Times, Bill Gates, Michael Dell, Tim Cook, Ibm, Jeff Bezos, Philips, GUI


Apple is reportedly in the process of snapping up NextVR, its third acquisition in the past week (AAPL)

Apple is reportedly in the process of acquiring virtual-reality video-streaming service NextVR for $100 million, according to The smartphone giant has been on a buying spree over the past week, snapping up weather app DarkSky and AI startup Voysis.  Apple and NextVR did not immediately respond to a request for comment.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple appears to have embarked on a buying spree over the past week, as startup valuations come down amid the coronavirus...
Tags: Apple, Microsoft, California, NFL, Trends, Siri, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Dublin, Mark Gurman, Cnbc, Aapl, Smartnews, Adam Grossman, DarkSky, San Diego Based


Daily Crunch: Quibi finally launches its mobile streaming app

Quibi launches its mobile streaming service, Apple sources 20 million protective masks and Red Hat announces a new CEO. Here’s your Daily Crunch for April 6, 2020. 1. Quibi launches its mobile streaming service in the middle of the quarantine era The much-hyped mobile app promising to deliver “quick bites” of video entertainment is finally here. The company has been in the headlines for more than two years, thanks to the involvement of founder Jeffrey Katzenberg (who previously co-founded Dre...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Mobile, Media, Entertainment, Ebay, Tech, Netflix, Tim Cook, Kaiser, Dreamworks Animation, Goldman Sachs, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Santa Clara, Red Hat, William Henderson


Germany, Spain Cases Slow; Japan Calls Emergency: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Germany and Spain reported lower numbers of new cases, a tentative sign that lockdown measures are easing the outbreak. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will propose a state of emergency in prefectures including Tokyo and Osaka for about a month, after a renewed surge in coronavirus infections.U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized as a precaution, after struggling to recover from the infection he contracted.Stock markets rallied after U.S. President Donald T...
Tags: Apple, South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, Japan, New York, News, Congress, Indonesia, Youtube, France, Scotland, Senate, White House, China, Germany


Apple Begins Making Millions of Face Shields and Sources 20 Million Face Masks

"Apple announced Sunday it's launched a companywide effort to design, produce and ship face shields to medical workers battling the coronavirus outbreak," reports CNET: The first shipment was delivered this week to a Kaiser facility in the Santa Clara Valley, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a video posted to Twitter. "Teams across Apple have been working hard on ways we can support our heroic front-line medical professionals," Cook said, explaining that the fully adjustable shields pack flat and ca...
Tags: Apple, Cook, US, Tech, Tim Cook, Cnet, Santa Clara Valley


Apple to make one million face shields per week for health care workers

The tech company stopped short of calling it an iShield
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Tim Cook, Face Shield, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Apple to make 1 million face shields per week for health care workers

The tech company stopped short of calling it an iShield
Tags: Apple, News, Trends, Tim Cook, Face Shield, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Apple is making million face shields per week to help health workers

Tech companies worldwide are trying to help health agencies and governments fight the coronavirus pandemic. Today, Apple said it has designed a special face shield for medical professionals. The company’s CEO, Tim Cook, posted a video on Twitter saying that the tech giant will ship a million face shields by the end of the week; after that, an additional one million units each week. These masks pack flat, with one box containing a hundred pieces. Cook said Apple is making these shields in the US ...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Cook, China, US, Tim Cook, Today Apple, Coronavirus


U.K. Premier Hospitalized; Japan Set for Emergency: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- The daily death toll from the novel coronavirus declined in some global hotspots, and President Donald Trump said he sees signs the U.S. outbreak is beginning to level off.Stocks climbed as New York State fatalities fell for the first time and Italy had the fewest deaths in more than two weeks. Germany saw a fourth straight day of declines in new cases, though government officials have warned the worst of the crisis is yet to come.U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to a h...
Tags: Apple, South Korea, Europe, Japan, England, New York, Milan, News, Wales, Congress, Abc, Navy, Youtube, Washington, France, Scotland


Apple has sourced over 20 million protective masks, now building and shipping face shields

As it mobilizes its supply chain, employees, and partners to provide personal protective equipment to medical workers and others working to stop the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, Apple has sourced over 20 million face masks and is now building and shipping face shields, according to a statement from chief executive Tim Cook. Apple is dedicated to supporting the worldwide response to COVID-19. We’ve now sourced over 20M masks through our supply chain. Our design, engineering, operations ...
Tags: Apple, TC, Cook, Massachusetts, Tech, Canada, Brooklyn, 3d Printing, Tim Cook, Kaiser, Mask, Santa Clara, Formlabs, Tim Cook Apple, Global News, Voodoo Manufacturing


Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic (AAPL)

Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic. Apple CEO Tim Cook made the announcement via Twitter on Sunday. The company said it plans to ship one million face shields per week. It also increased the number of face masks it's donating to health care workers in the US to 20 million, up from the 10 million it previously announced. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple is designing a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Cook, California, Kaiser Permanente, US, Trends, United States, Tim Cook, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Santa Clara Valley, China Cook


Apple Donating Over 20 Million Masks to Healthcare Professionals, Producing Face Shields With Suppliers

Apple CEO Tim Cook today shared a video message with an update on the company's response to the ongoing pandemic. Cook said Apple has now sourced over 20 million masks that it is in the process of donating to healthcare professionals around the world. Apple is working with governments to ensure that the masks are donated to the places of greatest need. Cook added that Apple's design, engineering, operations, and packaging teams are working with suppliers to design, produce, and ship face shi...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Cook, Mac, United States, Tim Cook, Kaiser, Rumors, Santa Clara Valley


Apple is offering store workers $100 toward work-from-home gear and a new stress-management tool as other retailers cut costs and layoff employees (AAPL)

Apple has begun offering a $100 reimbursement to store employees working from home and a new mental health benefit. The benefits signal that Apple is continuing to invest in its retail workforce as its stores remain closed. The offerings also come as other major retail chains are resorting to layoffs and furloughs as nonessential businesses across the US remain closed. Apple Stores outside of China have been temporarily closed until further notice since the middle of March. Visit Business Insi...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, China, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Wall Street Journal, Amtrak, Aapl, Greater China, Apple Stores, Macy s JCPenny the Gap


Apple CEO Tim Cook to Deliver Virtual Commencement Address for Ohio State University Students

Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the commencement address at Ohio State University's virtual commencement event that's set to take place on May 3, Ohio State President Michael Drake announced today. The event, which will be live streamed, will kick off at noon local time, with 12,000 diplomas to be awarded virtually to students. The broadcast will include Cook's commencement speech, musical performances, and with Drake and university officials in traditional commencement regalia at Ohio Stadium,...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Tim Cook, Drake, Ohio State, Ohio State University, Michael Drake, Ohio Stadium, Ohio State University Students, Joe Tag


U.S. Senators Question Apple CEO Tim Cook About COVID-19 App Privacy

Four U.S. senators, Bob Menendez, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Richard Blumenthal, on Friday sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook expressing concern over "the safety and security of Americans' private health data" in regard to the recently released COVID-10 website and app, reports Bloomberg. The senators questioned Cook about Apple's data-sharing practices and safeguards, and whether the COVID-19 app complies with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). They also wa...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Cdc, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Richard Blumenthal, COVID, White House Coronavirus Task Force, COVID-19 Coronavirus, Bob Menendez Kamala Harris Cory Booker, FEMA Apple


Apple Partners With Laurene Powell Jobs, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Others to Launch America's Food Fund

Apple, Laurene Powell Jobs, Leonardo DiCaprio, and the Ford Foundation have partnered to launch America's Food Fund, an initiative aimed at helping to ensure that all people have reliable access to food in the United States. The initiative is being hosted by fundraising platform GoFundMe and will benefit the non-profit hunger-relief organizations World Central Kitchen and Feeding America. Apple, Powell Jobs, DiCaprio, and the Ford Foundation have donated a combined $12 million to kickstart th...
Tags: Apple, America, United States, Tim Cook, Oprah Winfrey, Ford Foundation, Jose Andres, Feeding America, World Central Kitchen, COVID, COVID-19 Coronavirus, Laurene Powell Jobs Leonardo DiCaprio, Launch America s Food Fund, Claire Babineaux Fontenot, America s Food Fund


Apple's Pandemic Recovery Donation to China More Than Doubles to $7 Million

Apple has more than doubled its donation to China's virus recovery efforts, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced on Chinese social networking site Weibo today (via Reuters). Apple has now donated more than 50 million yuan ($7 million) to the country, which will be used to support long-term public health recovery efforts.China has shown incredible spirit and resilience during the COVID-19 outbreak and we are grateful to our teams, partners and customers for their support during these challenging times...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Cook, China, United States, Tim Cook, Weibo, Hubei, Reuters Apple, Apple Stores, COVID-19 Coronavirus, Lei Shen Shan


Today Marks the 44th Anniversary of Apple's Founding

44 years ago today, on April 1, 1976, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne signed a contract founding the Apple Computer Company. Days later, Ronald Wayne bowed out and received $800, leaving Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak to launch the Apple I that led to Apple revolutionizing the personal computer industry before moving on to other markets and becoming one of the most successful companies in modern history. Steve Wozniak left Apple in 1985, leaving Steve Jobs at the helm. Under Jobs...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Ipad, Cook, Jobs, Mac, Steve Jobs, China, Tim Cook, Rumors, App Store, Steve Wozniak, Steve Jobs Steve Wozniak, Ronald Wayne


Apple employees are reportedly using new, unreleased Apple products at home because of the coronavirus (AAPL)

Apple is notoriously secretive about upcoming products in development, and only lets select few employees leave its main campus with those upcoming products for real world testing. But the company has been forced to adapt as most of its employees are currently working from home due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Prime among those adaptations: Apple's engineers are being allowed to take home products in development. Upcoming Apple products currently being tested by employees include the n...
Tags: Apple, Steve Jobs, Trends, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Apple Watch, MacBook Air, Gizmodo, Apple Park, HomePod, Bloomberg Still Apple


A top Wall Street analysis firm says the coronavirus pandemic upended its projections for the next decade in just 3 months. Here are 4 industries that may be forever altered by the outbreak.

Corporate America will likely be reeling from the impact of the coronavirus for years to come.  While some ramifications will be short-term, others will be more profound and could force industries like healthcare and manufacturing to drastically change their operations.  The outbreak is also leading companies to accelerate digital overhauls or pivot more quickly to new technology to meet the new reality of social isolation that could last for months.  UBS analysts wrote to investors that they ...
Tags: Apple, New York, London, China, Disney, US, America, Trends, General Motors, Tesla, Netflix, Ford, Nbcuniversal, Tim Cook, Ubs, James Bond


Newsom Takes New Tone With Trump As He Steers California During Coronavirus Crisis

(CNN) — For Gavin Newsom, the call that triggered California’s full crisis response came in the middle of the night on March 6, and he was waiting for it. The state’s lab had been working through the night, and one of his cabinet secretaries was on the line telling him 21 of the 42 crewmembers and passengers tested for coronavirus aboard the Grand Princess Cruise Ship, which was idling in international waters off California’s coast, had tested positive. Newsom hung up and immediately called Dona...
Tags: Apple, Politics, New York, News, Abc, California, Washington, New York City, US, California News, Sacramento, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bank Of America, Cnn


Coronavirus is pushing Apple's iPhone makers to find new manufacturing frontiers outside of China (AAPL)

Apple's manufacturing partners are looking to diversify their production to locations outside of China, such as India, Vietnam, and Indonesia. The trade war and the coronavirus pandemic sparked concern about the company relying on one country for the majority of its production. However, the ease and efficiency of basing manufacturing in China will be difficult for companies to ignore. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple's supply chains could be rewoven as key manufacture...
Tags: Apple, Indonesia, Mexico, China, India, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Taiwan, Tim Cook, Beverly Hills, Vietnam, Jeff Bezos, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, Harman International Industries, India Vietnam


Elon Musk says Tesla's New York Gigafactory will reopen and start producing ventilators 'as soon as humanly possible' (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company's New York Gigafactory will reopen "as soon as humanly possible" to begin ventilator production. Musk made the remarks on Twitter after previously tweeting that his company would help make ventilators if there were to be a shortage. New York has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus, with 285 deaths and more than 30,000 cases. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car maker's Gigafactory facility...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Elon Musk, New York, California, White House, New York City, US, Trends, Tesla, Tim Cook, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Musk, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Watch Google


Apple is donating 10 million protective face masks to help fight the coronavirus pandemic (AAPL)

Apple is donating 10 million protective face masks to COVID-19 relief efforts in the US, Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Twitter on Wednesday. The company is also donating millions of masks to regions in Europe that have been deeply impacted by the pandemic. Cook's comments come after US Vice President Mike Pence said Apple would donate 9 million masks on Tuesday. Cook is one of several tech CEOs that has pledged to donate face masks, along with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Tesla CEO Elon Musk....
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Europe, Spacex, Elon Musk, Cook, California, New York City, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, United States, Tim Cook


Apple will donate 10M face masks to healthcare workers

By way of a working from home Twitter message, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the company has sourced and will be donating 10 million face masks. The number is sizable increase over the two million reported last week and a hefty bump over the nine million figure Vice President Mike Pence announced during last night’s White House Press Conference. “Apple has sourced, procured and is donating 10 million masks to the medical community in the United States,” Cook says in the video. “These peo...
Tags: Apple, Health, Europe, Cook, US, Tech, United States, Ford, Tim Cook, Mike Pence, Coronavirus, COVID-19, White House Press Conference



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