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Google acquires Apple-oriented email client Sparrow ahead of iPad app release

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In its latest move to better position itself against rival Apple in the high-stakes battle for mobile computing applications, Google has purchased alternative email client developer Sparrow, which previously designed its product exclusively for Apple customers....
Google acquires Apple-oriented email client Sparrow ahead of iPad app release

More than half of all US households own an Apple product

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Apple has hit the tipping point: 51% of all households in the United States own an Apple product. That means, according to CNBC’s polling information, some 55 million American homes own an iOS device, or a Mac computer. Of course, as products have a physical and software-based lifecycle, this gives...
More than half of all US households own an Apple product

Man seeks more than $5m in class suit against Apple for alleged ‘double-billing’ in iTunes

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A man named Robert Herskowitz has filed a federal class action suit against Apple, alleging that the company ‘double-bills’ for purchases made on iTunes with “troubling regularity” and that the company’s “illegal” policies also apply to other digital stores like the App Store, the iBookstore and the Mac App Store....
Man seeks more than $5m in class suit against Apple for alleged ‘double-billing’ in iTunes
Only 10% of consumers would consider banking with Apple, bizarre study finds

Apple admits 'mistake,' gets back on green electronics registry

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A week after Apple pulled its products from the Environmental Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, or EPEAT, the tech and gadget giant announced today that it’s back on the global registry for greener electronics. Bob Mansfield, Apple senior VP of hardware engineering, writes in an open letter to customers, “We’ve recently...
Apple admits 'mistake,' gets back on green electronics registry

Apple customers protest factory worker abuse, will present petition tomorrow

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Apple customers are protesting the company’s role in factory worker abuse by bringing a 250,000-signature petition to the Apple store at Grand Central Station in New York City tomorrow and elsewhere around the globe. In particular, the petitioners are asking Apple to make the iPhone 5 its first product...
Apple customers protest factory worker abuse, will present petition tomorrow

Apple Backpedals, Puts "All Eligible Products" Back on EPEAT Environmental Registry

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Last week, Apple notified the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) that it was withdrawing its products from the EPEAT registry, and would no longer be submitting its products for evaluation. EPEAT measures the environmental impact of electronics and is used by many corporations and governmental organizations as a yardstick...
Apple Backpedals, Puts "All Eligible Products" Back on EPEAT Environmental Registry

Tim Cook at D10: Hints at Facebook Integration, and Siri Improvements

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At this year's All Things D conference, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher interviewed Apple CEO Tim Cook about a range of topics. We offer a transcript of the entire interview. During the talk, Cook provided hints at two upcoming features for Apple customers. The first has to do with the...
Tim Cook at D10: Hints at Facebook Integration, and Siri Improvements

How Lightning Tightens Apple's Control Over Accessories

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When the iPhone 5 was released in September with the new Lightning connection port, all those docks and accessories that longtime Apple customers had been collecting for years were suddenly obsolete. But it has taken a long time for new accessories compatible with Lightning to hit the market. Here's why....
How Lightning Tightens Apple's Control Over Accessories

HBO Go on Apple TV? It could arrive this year

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Two years after arriving in iOS devices, HBO may be coming to Apple TV. Apple is said to be in talks with Time Warner to bring its HBO Go app to its set-top box, according to a report from Bloomberg on Thursday. It could arrive by sometime around the middle...
HBO Go on Apple TV? It could arrive this year

Apple backtracks, puts eligible products back on EPEAT list

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Apple has reversed course on an earlier decision and put all qualifying products back on a list of products certified to the EPEAT environmental standard. The decision was announced today through an open letter by Bob Mansfield, Apple's soon-to-be-retired senior VP of hardware engineering. "Weíve recently heard from many loyal...
Apple backtracks, puts eligible products back on EPEAT list

Apple charges 54% more to replace Retina MacBook Pro's battery

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Apple customers who purchase the company's new Retina MacBook Pro will pay more to replace the notebook's integrated, glued-down battery, according to Apple....
Apple charges 54% more to replace Retina MacBook Pro's battery

Why Does Everyone Hate The New Apple "Genius" Ads? They're Awesome!

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Everyone thinks the new Apple "genius" ads are "dreadful," BI's Jay Yarow reported this morning. (Everyone, that is, except for Jay, who thinks they're "fine.") Well, I watched all three of the ads, expecting to be appalled. (Apple's Siri ads are indeed appalling--not because there's anything wrong with the ads...because...
Why Does Everyone Hate The New Apple "Genius" Ads? They're Awesome!

New iPad attracts queues at Apple stores around the world – video

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Apple customers queue for hours outside stores in London, Sydney, New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Paris to get their hands on the latest iPad...
New iPad attracts queues at Apple stores around the world – video

Apple reverses course: Apple products go back on EPEAT, letter from SVP Bob Mansfield

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Following complaints, Apple has reversed its decision to pull its elgible products from the EPEAT standard. Apple’s SVP of Engineering has issued a letter: We’ve recently heard from many loyal Apple customers who were disappointed to learn that we had removed our products from the EPEAT rating system. I recognize...
Apple reverses course: Apple products go back on EPEAT, letter from SVP Bob Mansfield
Apple expands Mac accessory line to over 4,700 US Radio Shacks

Apple: leaving green product registry EPEAT was a "mistake"

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Only one week after Apple pulled 39 of its products off the eco-friendly product registry EPEAT, the company has decided to hop back on board. In an open letter posted to Apple's website, Apple's Senior VP of Product Engineering Bob Mansfield further explained Apple's stance on the environmental friendliness...
Apple: leaving green product registry EPEAT was a "mistake"

Apple Fans Are Angry About The New iPads (AAPL)

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The fanfare of Apple's (AAPL) announcement of two new iPads Tuesday quickly gave way to backlash from consumers who say the short life span of Apple products is becoming wearisome -- and expensive. Apple surprised fans by unveiling a revamped, full-size iPad, just seven months after releasing the third-generation iPad....
Apple Fans Are Angry About The New iPads (AAPL)
Apple says iCloud is down, fixing the issue “ASAP”

Nobody Likes Tim Cook. Oh, Except Apple Customers. And His Peers

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Tim Cook took the helm of Apple on August 24, 2011. Since then, on average, Cook has increased Apple's market value by $110 million a day. Its shares closed yesterday a hair above $461, up 23% over his tenure so far. Sure, it's been a bit of a bumpy ride...
Nobody Likes Tim Cook. Oh, Except Apple Customers. And His Peers
Bad news from Apple: iTunes 11 pushed to end of November

Retina iPad comes to China in low-key, non-violent debut

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With little fanfare, Apple finally launched the latest model Retina display iPad in China earlier today to significantly less chaos than previous iPhone and iPad launches. A pre-sale reservation process guaranteed a smooth sales process, surprising Apple customers expecting mayhem when the device finally went on sale. The new system...
Retina iPad comes to China in low-key, non-violent debut

Foxconn's Hiring "Lifestyle" And "Safety" Managers To Make Sure Workers Don't Kill Themselves While Making Your iPhone

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March 10 (Bloomberg) -- Foxconn Technology Group, targeted by labor groups for criticism over its working conditions, is seeking a safety and security officer, a lifestyle services manager and two fire chiefs for a China unit that supplies Apple Inc. Foxconn’s Integrated Digital Products Business Group advertised the positions...
Foxconn's Hiring "Lifestyle" And "Safety" Managers To Make Sure Workers Don't Kill Themselves While Making Your iPhone

The Wall Street Journal Signs Up For Apple's Subscription Service

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It took a while, but they’re in: The Wall Street Journal is now selling digital subscriptions via Apple’s “Newsstand” service. That means Dow Jones’ business newspaper has joined thousands of other magazines and newspapers that market their stuff through Apple’s iTunes store — in exchange for giving Apple a cut...
The Wall Street Journal Signs Up For Apple's Subscription Service
Apple finally passes $700 a share in after hours trading

Some Apple Stores to allow 3rd-gen iPad returns

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At least a few Apple customers miffed at the Cupertino company's introduction of a refreshed iPad today will be able to exchange their now not-quite-latest-and-greatest devices for the new-New iPad. The San Francisco Apple Store on Stockton Street has extended the return policy for recently-purchased iPads, allowing customers to exchange...
Some Apple Stores to allow 3rd-gen iPad returns

Will Apple's Apology To China Be Enough To Fix Things?

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Early Monday morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook issued an apology letter, written in Chinese and posted to Apple's corporate site in China, in which the company promised to improve its customer support and warranty policies in China. The mea culpa came after several public attacks by official China media. (See...
Will Apple's Apology To China Be Enough To Fix Things?

Here Are The Apps Tim Cook Suggests You Use Instead Of Apple Maps (AAPL)

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Tim Cook released a letter to Apple customers today, apologizing for failing to deliver on its new mapping application for iPhones and iPads. Cook promises the app will get better, but suggests users try a few alternative apps in the meantime. Here are the apps he suggests you use instead...
Here Are The Apps Tim Cook Suggests You Use Instead Of Apple Maps (AAPL)

It Costs Apple At Least $188 To Build The iPad Mini (AAPL)

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When Apple first announced the iPad mini last month, many were upset about the higher than expected price. The miniature tablet's cheapest version retails for $329. But when compared to similar devices from competitors Amazon and Google, it seems as if Apple customers are paying a premium. Today we discovered...
It Costs Apple At Least $188 To Build The iPad Mini (AAPL)
Apple to initiate new ‘Pathways’ training program for retail employees
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