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  • Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids' shows

    Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids' shows

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 18:13:09 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-06-22 13:24:11 GMT
    Apple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop, giving a multiple-series order to the nonprofit organization.More >>
    Apple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop, giving a multiple-series order to the nonprofit organization.More >>
  • Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:00:57 GMT
    Thursday, June 21 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-06-22 01:07:14 GMT
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.More >>
    The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of iPhone apps.More >>
  • Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey

    Apple announces multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey

    Friday, June 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:28:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:42 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:42:31 GMT
    Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service.More >>
    Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs for its streaming service.More >>
  • Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 05:07:32 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:52:05 GMT
    The flaw has provided a point of entry for authorities across the U.S. since the FBI paid an unidentified third party in 2016 to unlock an iPhone used by a mass killer in the San Bernardino shooting a few months earlier. (Source: Raycom Media, File)The flaw has provided a point of entry for authorities across the U.S. since the FBI paid an unidentified third party in 2016 to unlock an iPhone used by a mass killer in the San Bernardino shooting a few months earlier. (Source: Raycom Media, File)

    The current flaw has provided a point of entry for authorities across the U.S. since the FBI paid an unidentified third party in 2016 to unlock an iPhone used by a mass killer in the San Bernardino shooting.

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    The current flaw has provided a point of entry for authorities across the U.S. since the FBI paid an unidentified third party in 2016 to unlock an iPhone used by a mass killer in the San Bernardino shooting.

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  • FaceTime up to 32 people at one time with new Apple update

    FaceTime up to 32 people at one time with new Apple update

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-06-06 13:36:35 GMT
    Wednesday, June 6 2018 9:36 AM EDT2018-06-06 13:36:35 GMT
    Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose. (Source: APLLE/CNN)Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose. (Source: APLLE/CNN)
    Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose. (Source: APLLE/CNN)Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose. (Source: APLLE/CNN)

    Group FaceTime will be supported across iOS and macOS. Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose.

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    Group FaceTime will be supported across iOS and macOS. Users will be able to take group iMessages, and turn them into FaceTime messages and will be able to drop in and out of the group FaceTime sessions as they choose.

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  • Memo warning Apple employees about leaking gets leaked to the media

    Memo warning Apple employees about leaking gets leaked to the media

    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-04-15 01:15:35 GMT
    Saturday, April 14 2018 9:18 PM EDT2018-04-15 01:18:41 GMT
    A reporter from Bloomberg got a copy of the memo which was posted to an internal Apple message board. (Source: KGO/CNN)A reporter from Bloomberg got a copy of the memo which was posted to an internal Apple message board. (Source: KGO/CNN)

    An Apple memo says the company caught 29 people leaking information, 12 of whom were arrested.

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    An Apple memo says the company caught 29 people leaking information, 12 of whom were arrested.

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  • Apple acknowledges infuriating autocorrect glitch, offers fix

    Apple acknowledges infuriating autocorrect glitch, offers fix

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 9:27 AM EST2017-11-07 14:27:53 GMT

    If you've found yourself saying "Dang you, autocorrect!" a lot lately, know you're not alone and that Apple is working on a fix.

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    If you've found yourself saying "Dang you, autocorrect!" a lot lately, know you're not alone and that Apple is working on a fix.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of Congress on how Cambridge Analytica got millions of users information.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of Congress on how Cambridge Analytica got millions of users information.

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  • Cyber crime

    Cyber crime

    Computers have made our lives easier, but they’ve also created many new ways for thieves to steal information, money and identities. 

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    Companies, people, governments, and non-profits are evaluating their cyber security after ransomware held information hostage across the globe.

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  • Science & technology news

    Science & technology news

    Pokemon Go is the latest game to take the science and technology world by storm. Click for news on cybercrime, space, social media, computers and technological advances that change our lives daily.

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    Pokemon Go is the latest game to take the science and technology world by storm. Click for news on cybercrime, space, social media, computers and technological advances that change our lives daily.

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  • News on space exploration, technology and the planets

    Space exploration

    Space exploration

    From SpaceX stepping into the void the closed NASA Space Shuttle program to news about the planets - including a possible new large one, click here for all the news regarding space, the universe and beyond.

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    From SpaceX stepping into the void the closed NASA Space Shuttle program to news about the planets - including a possible new large one, click here for all the news regarding space, the universe and beyond.

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  • Your Week in Viral Videos

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    The videos that have folks talking on the internet.

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  • Tech stories from the AP wire

    Tech stories from the AP wire

    Technology stories from the Associated Press.

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    Technology stories from the Associated Press.

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  • VIRAL VIDEO: Driver miraculously walks away after car goes airborne, careens towards gas pumps

    VIRAL VIDEO: Driver miraculously walks away after car goes airborne, careens towards gas pumps

    Friday, June 22 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:35:59 GMT
    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. Source: WLBTSurveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. Source: WLBT

    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. 

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    Surveillance cameras on a brand new gas station and convenience store capture a white compact sedan apparently speeding down Old Fannin Road towards Lakeland Drive in Flowood. 

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  • Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:00:59 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:35:50 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >>
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >>
  • New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

    New GOP plan: Hold kids longer at border _ but with parents

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:10:31 GMT
    Friday, June 22 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-06-22 16:33:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). The Capitol is seen in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2018. Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Tr...

    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

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    Calls are mounting for President Trump to end family separations at the border ahead of a meeting with House Republicans.

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