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Trump to dine with Apple CEO Tim Cook

President TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump condemns white nationalist rallies: There is no place for neo-Nazism in US Sunday shows preview: Virginia lawmakers talk Charlottesville, anniversary protests Poll: Trump disliked as strongly as Nixon before his resignation MORE will dine with Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday, according to a tweet he sent late Friday afternoon.…

Trump says will meet Apple CEO Tim Cook for dinner

  By Stephen Silver Friday, August 10, 2018, 05:05 pm PT (08:05 pm ET) Less than four months after their April White House meeting, President Donald Trump tweeted that he and Apple CEO Tim Cook are set to dine together Friday night. President Trump announced on Twitter Friday that he was planning to have dinner…

Apple Rehires Tesla’s Senior VP of Engineering

If you want a clear sign that Apple is serious about eventually offering consumers a car, then look no further than Doug Field who has just rejoined the company after spending five years at Tesla. As Daring Fireball reports, Apple spokesperson Tom Neumayr confirmed that Field is indeed employed by Apple once again and he’s…

Apple is wrong to keep Alex Jones’s InfoWars app alive

Yesterday I asked Apple a simple question: Why did you ban Alex Jones/InfoWars’s podcasts but not the iOS app, which contains the same odious content and clearly defy the company’s own guidelines? No response from the usually-responsive Apple PR people. Apple gave a generic-sounding statement to BuzzFeed News that doesn’t seem to answer the question:…

Apple Tells Lawmakers iPhones Don’t Spy on Users

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For the past few months, as stories have broken about the myriad ways that companies like Facebook have shared user data with third parties, a new set of questions has arisen about just how invasive these companies are. Various hardware manufacturers…

Apple responds to Congress on privacy, reaffirms ‘the customer is not our product’

Apple’s government affairs chief has written a letter defending the company’s practices on privacy and data collection, calling them “radically different” from the actions of other tech companies, like Facebook and Alphabet. In a letter dated Tuesday, Timothy Powderly, Apple’s director of federal government affairs, writes to Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR), chairman of the House…

Apple tells US lawmakers iPhones are not spying on you

(Reuters) — Apple told U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday that its iPhones do not listen to users without their consent and do not allow third-party apps to do so either, after lawmakers asked the company if its devices were invading users’ privacy. Representatives Greg Walden, Marsha Blackburn, Gregg Harper and Robert Latta wrote to Apple’s chief…

Trillion-dollar Apple gets ultimate revenge on Michael Dell

Michael Dell (Dell Technologies) If the best revenge is living well, then Tim Cook is sticking it to everyone. Apple’s stock has passed another significant milestone, becoming the first company in history to top a market capitalisation of a trillion dollars, albeit briefly. That’s a one with 12 zeros but of course, it wasn’t always…

Apple, YouTube and Facebook won’t silence Alex Jones and Infowars — but their bans will sharply limit his reach

Slowly, and then all at once: That’s how the internet giants decided to end their relationships with Alex Jones, whose Infowars brand has peddled conspiracy theories and other forms of disinformation to large audiences for years. Since yesterday, Apple Podcasts, Facebook and YouTube — where the Alex Jones channel had more than 2.4 million subscribers…

Apple, Other Tech Firms Remove Links to Infowars Content

Several big technology companies including Apple Inc. and YouTube removed links to content from the controversial far-right website Infowars, deepening the debate over how internet platforms should handle divisive or offensive content. Apple said it eliminated access to five Infowars podcasts, including “The Alex Jones Show,” from its directory over the weekend, saying they didn’t…

Apple, Facebook, and Spotify shut down Infowars’ Alex Jones

Alex Jones on Infowars. Alex Jones/YouTube Apple has scrubbed nearly all of Alex Jones’ Infowars podcasts from iTunes and its Podcast app. The company said it does not “tolerate hate speech,” adding that creators that violate its guidelines will be punished. Apple’s decision represents the most significant crackdown on Jones from a Silicon Valley giant.…

Apple is worth $1 trillion because of Tim Cook

When Apple Inc. became the first U.S. company to be publicly valued at $1 trillion, Chief Executive Tim Cook sought to minimize the milestone. “It’s not the most important measure of our success,” Cook told Apple employees in an email last week. “Financial returns are simply the result of Apple’s innovation.” Apple’s AAPL, +0.29%  …

Who could join Apple in Wall Street’s $1 trillion stock club?

Adam Shell USA TODAY Published 6:55 p.m. UTC Aug 5, 2018 Apple is the reigning king of Wall Street, the newest and only member of Wall Street’s $1 Trillion Stock Club.  Who’s next?  That’s the $1,000,000,000,000 question  stock traders and 401(k) investors are pondering after the iPhone maker on Thursday became the first U.S. publicly traded…

Apple chip manufacturer TSMC factories taken down by computer virus

  By Andrew O’Hara Saturday, August 04, 2018, 07:43 am PT (10:43 am ET) Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Apple’s chip supplier for the iPhone and iPad, had several factories go offline Friday after being the victim of a targeted computer virus. Several of TSMC’s factories have gone offline, following the infection of factory equipment. The…

Sorry, Apple: These are the five best laptops for travelers

Tech Review: Based on a global road test from New York to Los Angeles and Tokyo to Paris, these were the best of roughly a dozen new laptop options — all standing out for their excellent portability, keyboard comfort, battery life, and computing power. Is the world’s best travel laptop dead? Ten years after Steve…

Apple AirPods now on sale at Amazon

Totally wireless headphones have become popular lately, and one of the best-known pairs is Apple’s AirPods. Right now you can get a nice deal on them. Amazon is now discounting Apple’s AirPods. Not only is this notable because we don’t often see deals on AirPods, but the price is lower than what Apple is currently…

Apple becomes a trillion-dollar company

Apple CEO Tim Cook has overseen explosive growth at the iPhone maker.  James Martin/CNET It’s official. Apple on Thursday became worth over $1 trillion. Yes, that’s right, $1 trillion. As in $1,000,000,000,000.  Shortly before 9 a.m. PT on Thursday, Apple’s stock hit $207.05 a share, giving it a market capitalization at that trillion-dollar mark.  Apple –…

US Stocks Rise as Apple Hits $1 Trillion Mark

NEW YORK — The S&P 500 and Nasdaq rose in afternoon trading on Thursday, driven by Apple shares as the iPhone maker became the first publicly traded U.S. company worth a trillion dollars. Apple Inc extended its post-earnings rally, advancing 3.2 percent and crossing the trillion-dollar market value threshold. “They get the blue ribbon,” said…

Yowza! Apple becomes a trillion-dollar company

Apple CEO Tim Cook has overseen explosive growth at the iPhone maker.  James Martin/CNET It’s official. Apple on Thursday became worth over $1 trillion. Yes, that’s right, $1 trillion. As in $1,000,000,000,000.  Shortly before 9 a.m. PT on Thursday, Apple’s stock hit $207.05, giving it a market capitalization at that trillion-dollar mark. Apple — the…

Apple Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap — Now What?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock made headlines today by becoming the first public company in history to achieve a market cap of $1 trillion, beating out would-be contenders like Amazon.com, Alphabet, and Microsoft. In order to reach this level, Apple has gained nearly 20% so far in 2018 after a 46% gain last year. While it…

Get an Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3 GPS+Cellular for $299

This deal is only for the Space Gray/black-band version of the Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3. Apple Regular readers know that my smartwatch of choice right now is the Amazfit Bip, which continues to sell for around $80. I like it primarily for time-telling and notifications, but as a fitness tracker it offers features like…

Apple comes close to reaching $1 trillion

Apple has been performing incredibly well on the stock market for the past few days (NASDAQ:AAPL). While Yahoo Finance says that Apple is now worth over $1 trillion, this hasn’t yet happened. The company sent a filing to the SEC with an updated share count. While everyone thought the magic number was $203.45, it was…

Apple Pay Expands, as CVS Agrees to Add Support

Apple’s mobile payment system Apple Pay, which lets you pay for items using your iPhone, is slowly becoming more widespread. But its rollout has been hindered by the lack of acceptance at major chains. That’s about to change, because CVS and 7-Eleven are finally on board. You’ll finally be able to pay for snacks, prescriptions…