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All the celebrities and big names in attendance at Apple's big March event (AAPL)

Apple announced a number of new services and products at its event Monday on its campus in Cupertino, California. The tech giant revealed it was producing original content for its Apple TV Plus streaming service, featuring some of the most notable film directors and popular actors. Here are the well-known faces that were spotted at the Apple event, both on stage and in the audience. Apple has signed on some big names for Apple TV Plus, the new streaming video service it unveiled on Monday. Du...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Tim Cook, Hulu, Aapl, Netflix Amazon, Laurene Powell Jobs, Cupertino California, Peter Kafka, Apple Park One, Anthony Wood Apple


Apple's big, flashy event underwhelmed investors. Here's why. (AAPL)

Apple fell Monday after the company made a series of announcements at a special event at its Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. The company unveiled a widely expected streaming service to compete with Netflix. Apple also announced a new gaming service and a physical credit card called the Apple Card. Watch Apple trade in real-time. Apple shares fell as much as 2.2% Monday after the company unveiled a series of new offerings, including its widely anticipated streaming-television ser...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Tim Cook, Gartner, Goldman Sachs, Apple News, Aapl, CFRA, Cupertino California, Zino, Netflix Apple, Steve Jobs Theater, Angelo Zino, Apple Card Watch Apple, Oprah Reese Witherspoon Steve Carell


Here are the best answers we have to your questions about Apple's new credit card, news app, TV and gaming services (AAPL)

Apple announced a slew of new entertainment services on Monday. The event was filled with celebrity guest appearances, and felt like a cross between a Hollywood red carpet event and a typical tech news conference. Apple offered glimpses of its upcoming products, but left a lot of questions unanswered. Here's what we know with regards to the biggest, most obvious questions about these products. Apple held a star-studded event at its Cupertino, California, headquarters on Monday. It was a wild ...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, Hollywood, Trends, Showtime, Steve Carell, Alfre Woodard, Vizio, Oprah, Wall Street Journal, Jason Momoa, Steven Spielberg, WSJ, Apple News, Aapl, LA Times


Apple's big event was much different than any other, and it's a sign the company is moving in a new direction (AAPL)

Apple on Monday announced its long-anticipated TV service, news service, and gaming subscription service, among other new products. It's a critical move for Apple as it seeks to find new revenue streams to offset slowing iPhone sales. Its success could depend on whether the company can change its public perception from being primarily a hardware-first company to a media and entertainment powerhouse. Each September throngs of technology journalists gather in California to witness Apple's bigge...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Cook, Microsoft, California, Samsung, Trends, Netflix, Tim Cook, Sony, Roku, Vizio, Hulu, Oprah, Aapl


Apple just announced Apple Arcade, a new subscription service for exclusive Mac and iOS games (AAPL)

Apple Arcade is an upcoming service that will give subscribers access to more than 100 games on Apple's iOS and OS X devices. Apple Arcade games will be playable on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV and will show up in a new tab in the App Store. Apple Arcade will launch in Fall 2019, but pricing is still to be determined. Apple on Monday announced Apple Arcade, a subscription service for mobile and standard video games on iOS and OS X. Subscribers will have access to more than 100 exclusive ga...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, App Store, Aapl, Apple Arcade


Apple is falling after unveiling its credit card and streaming service (AAPL)

Apple fell Monday after the company made a series of announcements at a special event at its Steve Jobs Theater in California. The company unveiled a widely expected streaming service to compete with the likes of Netflix. Apple also announced a new gaming service and a physical credit card called the Apple Card. Watch Apple trade in real-time. Apple shares fell nearly 2% Monday afternoon as the company unveiled a series of new offerings, including its widely anticipated streaming-television ...
Tags: Apple, Google, California, Trends, Tim Cook, Gartner, Goldman Sachs, Apple News, Aapl, Cupertino California, Netflix Apple, Steve Jobs Theater, Apple Card Watch Apple


Apple News won't let advertisers track users or monitor what they read (AAPL)

Apple has announced its subscription news service, Apple News Plus. Apple won't let advertisers track users on it, and it won't monitor what users read. It's part of Apple's broader pro-privacy strategy. Apple has finally announcedits long-awaited subscription news service, Apple News Plus — and it's putting an emphasis on privacy. On Monday, the Cupertino tech giant held a press conference to announce a slew of new products and updates as it attempts to diversify its offerings beyond the iPh...
Tags: Apple, Google, Cook, Trends, Atlantic, Tim Cook, Sports Illustrated, Cupertino, Apple News, Aapl, Apple News Plus, Apple News Plus Apple, LA Times Apple


'Apple will be next:' Google's big plan to upend the video game industry could be a 'preemptive strike' against Apple, analyst says (AAPL)

Analysts believe gaming could be Apple's next big push into services following its expected video streaming announcement on Monday. Now that Google has unveiled its Stadia gaming platform, Apple is one of the few major tech companies without a significant stake in the gaming market. One analyst believes Apple's video service could set the stage for a push into gaming.  Just days before Apple is expected to introduce a dramatic shift in its digital entertainment strategy, Google made a splashy...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Youtube, Trends, Bloomberg, Sony, Candy Crush, Munster, Apple Music, Marketwatch, Business Insider, Aapl, Morgan


Apple came up with a clever new idea that could be the future of wireless charging (AAPL)

Apple submitted a patent that shows how desktop computers, like an iMac, could transmit wireless power to nearby devices, like mice and keyboards.  The technology would prevent you having to charge your nearby and compatible peripherals at all.  As great as this seems, it's still just a patent that, like many patents, may never see the light of day.  Apple is looking into technology that can transmit wireless power from its computers or displays to nearby devices, like a wireless keyboard or ...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Logitech, Corsair, US Patent And Trademark Office, Qi, Magic Mouse, Aapl


I used Apple’s new iPad mini, and it might finally make me an Apple Pencil believer (AAPL)

The iPad mini received a long overdue upgrade earlier this week that brings better performance, Apple Pencil support, and an enhanced display. The Apple Pencil feels more natural on the iPad mini than any other Apple tablet I've used it with so far, largely because of its size. But that benefit comes at a $99 premium, and there are other less expensive options for those who just want a portable tablet for entertainment.  Apple's iPads have become increasingly capable of serving as laptop repl...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung, Trends, Google Docs, Huawei, Apple Pencil, Aapl, Moleskine Digital Studio Microsoft


Apple's Refurbished Mac Store is its best-kept secret where you can buy devices in perfect condition with a nice little discount — here are the best deals (AAPL)

Apple's Certified Refurbished Store is one of the company's best-kept secrets. You can find nice discounts on older and current-generation devices, including Macs and iPhones. We've rounded up the best deals you can get right now on Apple's Refurbished Store.  Apple has a web store that's hard to find on its main website called the "Certified Refurbished Store." It's a place where Apple sells most of its devices for a nice little discount. And not all of them are older models. Some refurbishe...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Macbook Pro, Aapl, Apple s Refurbished Mac Store, Apple s Refurbished Store Apple


Why Comma.ai, Maker of Self-Driving Tech, is Moving to San Diego

Tech salaries may not be as high outside of Silicon Valley, but neither is the cost of operating a business—or the cost of living.San Diego’s startup community has rejoiced in recent months as massive companies that employ thousands of engineers—including Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), and the tech arm of Walmart (NYSE: WMT)—have announced expansions in the region.Local entrepreneurs hope that investment will make other tech businesses, including early-stage companies, more comfor...
Tags: Startups, Elon Musk, Hardware, Entrepreneurship, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Palo Alto, Software, San Diego, Silicon Valley, Self-driving Cars, George Hotz, Aapl, Ashlee Vance


Two winning photos from Apple’s 2019 photography competition were shot with iPhones that launched almost three years ago (AAPL)

Two of the winners of Apple's recent "Shot on iPhone" challenge came from an iPhone 7.  The iPhone 7 was released in 2016, proving that even older iPhones can still take fantastic photos. Six of the photos were taken with Apple's latest iPhone XS phones that were released in 2018. Apple announced the winners of its "Shot on iPhone" competition earlier this month, and two of the winners came from an unlikely iPhone model.  Two photos taken with the 2016 iPhone 7 were chosen by Apple and its pa...
Tags: Apple, Trends, Iceland, Samsung Galaxy, Aapl, Lu, Austin Mann, Kaiann Drance


Apple just updated the iMac for the first time since 2017 with a big performance boost (AAPL)

Apple just refreshed its 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac models with more powerful processors and faster graphics. It's the first time Apple has updated the iMac since 2017. Both new models are available online immediately and arrive in Apple Stores next week.  Apple has introduced upgraded models of its 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMacs that bring speedier performance and faster graphics, marking the first time Apple has refreshed its iMac line of all-in-one desktops since 2017. The new 21.5-inch Retin...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Trends, Intel, Netflix, Dell, Intel Xeon, Aapl, Apple Stores, Radeon Pro Vega


Apple is holding a big event a week from now — here's everything it's expected to announce (AAPL)

Apple has scheduled an event for March 25, when it's expected to introduce new services focusing on video streaming and news subscriptions. Sales of Apple's iPhone have been slowing. Though Apple is likely to announce its video service this month, the service is not expected to launch until the spring. Apple made headlines recently when it sent out media invites to a March 25 event, where it's widely expected to unveil its long-rumored video service and a news-subscription platform. An expans...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Jennifer Aniston, Starz, Hulu, Oprah, Wall Street Journal, Hailee Steinfeld, Steven Spielberg, Cnbc, Aapl, Bernstein


Stanford scientists just gave us an unprecedented look at how well the Apple Watch detects heart problems (AAPL)

Two months ago, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company's "greatest contribution to mankind" would be in health. A new study led by Stanford researchers provides a glimpse at how that vision is beginning to take shape. The preliminary analysis suggests that the Apple Watch can accurately detect some heart problems. But there are caveats. For one, the study didn't include the most recent Apple Watch, which has an extra feature that helps detect heart problems. The study looked at whether the watch ...
Tags: Apple, Stanford, Trends, Tim Cook, Food And Drug Administration, New Orleans, Silicon Valley, Apple Watch, Stanford University, Aapl, American College of Cardiology, Facebook Google, Stanford School of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Atrial, Larry Husten


Apple is holding a big event this month — here's everything it's expected to announce (AAPL)

Apple is holding an event on March 25 during which it's expected to introduce new services focusing on video streaming and news subscriptions. The announcement will come as sales of Apple's iPhone have been slowing. Although Apple will likely announce its video service this month, it's not expected to launch until the spring.  Apple made headlines this week when it sent out media invites to an event on March 25, where it's widely expected to unveil its long-rumored video service and a news su...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Jennifer Aniston, Starz, Hulu, Oprah, Wall Street Journal, Hailee Steinfeld, Steven Spielberg, Cnbc, Aapl, Bernstein


Apple's iPhone sales are starting to stabilize in China, Morgan Stanley says (AAPL)

China's demand for iPhones appears to be stabilizing according to data compiled by Morgan Stanley. The iPhone's increased market share in China is due to cutting prices amid a weakening smartphone market in the country. Apple earlier warned investors on fourth-quarter revenue, citing a steep drop in demand in China iPhone sales. Watch Apple trade live. iPhone demand in China, a key weakness driving down Apple's stock recently, appears to be stabilizing according to new research from Morgan S...
Tags: Apple, China, Trends, Ubs, Morgan Stanley, Aapl, Huberty, Tim Arcuri, Arcuri, China Morgan Stanley, Katy Huberty Apple


Apple's App Store fees are coming under increasing pressure from Spotify, Netflix, and regulators. Cutting them could lower its earnings by 10% next year. (AAPL)

Apple could lose billions of dollars in revenue and earnings if it's forced to cut the commissions it charges on sales through its app store, said analysts who cover the company. App-store fees charged by Apple, Google, and others like Steam have come under increasing pressure. Some developers have routed around them, and Spotify filed a competition complaint against Apple in Europe that focused in part on the iPhone maker's app-store fees. Should Apple have to cut its average overall commissi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Spotify, Europe, Hollywood, China, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Netflix, European Commission, App Store, Aapl, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Apple Google


Apple's iCloud is experiencing technical problems with some of its services (AAPL)

Apple's iCloud service is experiencing an issue that's preventing some users from accessing services like iCloud Drive and Find My iPhone. The outage comes just after Facebook suffered one of its worst technical outages on Wednesday.  Apple's iCloud service appeared to be suffering outages affecting several products on Thursday, the latest tech company to suffer a high-profile outage this week. Apple's iCloud status web page says there are "issues" with several products and notes that users m...
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Apple's iCloud is back to normal after experiencing technical problems with some of its services (AAPL)

Apple's iCloud service experienced an issue that prevented some users from accessing services like iCloud Drive and Find My iPhone. The outage came just after Facebook suffered one of its worst technical outages on Wednesday.  Apple's iCloud service is back to normal after it suffered an outage that affected several products on Thursday, making it the latest tech company to experience a high-profile outage this week. Apple's iCloud status web page indicates the issue persisted between 11 a.m....
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Nintendo, Aapl, Business Insider Apple


Apple has announced the dates for WWDC 2019, its biggest tech conference of the year (AAPL)

Apple has announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). This year, WWDC 2019 will take place from June 3 to June 7 in San Jose, CA.  WWDC is typically where Apple announces all of its big software releases for the coming year. Apple on Thursday announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which typically takes place in June. This year, WWDC 2019 will take place in San Jose, California, from June 3 to June 7. WWDC offers sessions, cons...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Wwdc, Aapl, San Jose California, Apple TV Apple, San Jose CA WWDC


Apple has announced the dates for its biggest tech conference of the year (AAPL)

Apple has announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). This year, WWDC 2019 will take place from June 3 to June 7 in San Jose, CA.  WWDC is typically where Apple announces all of its big software releases for the coming year. Apple on Thursday announced the dates for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), which typically takes place in June. This year, WWDC 2019 will take place in San Jose, California, from June 3 to June 7. WWDC offers sessions, cons...
Tags: Apple, Mac, Trends, Wwdc, Aapl, San Jose California, Apple TV Apple, San Jose CA WWDC


Spotify has bloodied Apple's nose once before. Now, it has a chance to cut its $853 billion rival down to size. (AAPL)

Spotify has gone to war against Apple in Europe, complaining that the way it runs its App Store is anti-competitive. It's a bold move for a company whose market cap is 32 times smaller than Apple's. But Spotify has bloodied Apple's nose before when it circumvented App Store fees. It's bad news for Apple that some of its most popular app makers keep challenging the App Store's economics. Spotify's complaint comes as there's never been greater political will to regulate big tech firms. Spotify ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spotify, Europe, US, Samsung, Trends, Netflix, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, App Store, Aapl, Nomura, Fortnite, Fighting Apple, App Store Look


Here's how Apple could use the Apple Watch to break into a whole new market for itself with healthcare (AAPL)

Apple could have a big opportunity in the health care market, longtime analyst Gene Munster said in a research note. The company could soon offer a service that would allow physicians to access the health data from patients' Apple Watches for a monthly fee, he said. Physicians would pay the fee, because they're increasingly having to bear the financial risk of treating patients, he said. The data could help them sooner detect potential problems in patients and also help them encourage healthie...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Cook, US, Trends, Tim Cook, Va, Apple Watch, Munster, Aapl, Trump, Gene Munster, Apple Watch Apple, Loup Ventures Apple, US Veterans Administration, Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services Consumer


Here are the unique Apple items you can only find at the visitor center near its spaceship headquarters (AAPL)

Apple's visitor center across the street from its new spaceship headquarters offers items you can't find anywhere else. Among the unique goods are tote bags, t-shirts, and even onesies — all featuring Apple logos. The store also has a wide selection of Apple's electronics products and offers a good view of the spaceship building. If you're an Apple fan and you're looking for some unique company merchandise to show your love, you need to make your way to the company's visitor center in Cuperti...
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Apple is now one of the biggest investors in research and development, and critics are wondering what it's getting for its money (AAPL)

Apple has been massively ramping up its spending on research and development in recent years. It now spends nearly $15 billion a year, giving it one of the biggest corporate R&D budgets in the world. Analysts and investors have begun to question that spending, because the company seems to have gotten little payoff from it so far. Apple is still heavily dependent on the iPhone and its new products haven't come close to making up for shortfalls in its phone sales. Analysts attribute the company'...
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Tim Cook says conservative Apple employees who feel shunned should 'come talk to me' (AAPL)

A shareholder proposal to urge Apple to disclose the "ideology" of its board members was defeated in a vote at its annual meeting. The proposal sparked a debate among investors at the event about Apple's progressive policies.  Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is committed to the environment, to immigration and to diversity, but that he doesn't care about the political beliefs of people he works with.  "I care about skills and capabilities and contributions."   CUPERTINO, California — Apple...
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Tim Cook says conservative Apple employees who feel shunned should 'come talk to him' (AAPL)

A shareholder proposal to urge Apple to disclose the "ideology" of its board members was defeated in a vote at its annual meeting. The proposal sparked a debate among investors at the event about Apple's progressive policies.  Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is committed to the environment, to immigration and to diversity, but that he doesn't care about the political beliefs of people he works with.  "I care about skills and capabilities and contributions."   CUPERTINO, California — Apple...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Cook, US, Trends, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, Aapl, Justin Danhof, Danhof, National Center for Public Policy Research, Cupertino California Apple, Deirdre O Brien Apple


The 19 most expensive products Apple has ever sold (AAPL)

Apple is selling iPhones that cost more than $1,000, in line with the company's strategy to be known as a luxury brand. But when Apple first started selling its computers, the company was regularly pricing its products in the thousands — and sometimes, at five-figure costs. The most expensive products Apple has ever sold include not only some of its oldest desktop computers, but also some newer laptops and wearables. Apple has always been known for its steep prices. From phones to computer...
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