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Why Apple’s virtual Newsstand is driving a surge in magazine, newspaper iPad app subscriptions

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Why Apple’s virtual Newsstand is driving a surge in magazine, newspaper iPad app subscriptions

Poynter. – 2011-10-21

A couple weeks ago I predicted that Apple’s virtual Newsstand for iPads and iPhones would provide “a little more convenience for the user, and a little more discoverability for the publisher — but nothing here is a game-changer.” I… Read more
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Apple’s treatment of its retail workers in spotlight again after new court ruling

Apple has now faced two setbacks in court this summer over how it treats and pays its blue-shirted workers. Apple’s treatment of its retail workers in spotlight again after new court ruling... | GigaOM – 2014-07-23

Why slowing iPad sales didn’t surprise Apple and shouldn’t surprise you

Apple's slowing iPad sales met Apple's own expectations but nobody else's apparently. Sure, slowing growth rates aren't necessarily a good thing but there are several reasons to explain why iPad... | GigaOM – 2014-07-23

Yosemite will be available as a public beta, Apple’s first since OS X launched

The latest version of OS X will be available as a public beta ahead of its expected official launch later this fall. Yosemite will be available as a public beta, Apple’s first since OS X... | GigaOM – 2014-07-23

Report: Apple is preparing several next-gen Mac models for Yosemite’s launch this fall

Apple will be introducing new models -- not spec bumps -- for its iMac, Thunderbolt Display, and MacBook lines this fall, according to a new report. Report: Apple is preparing several next-gen Mac... | GigaOM – 2014-07-24

U.S. judge says she is troubled by Apple $450 million e-books deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement of claims Apple Inc conspired with five publishers to fix e-book prices, saying its provisions... | Reuters – 2014-07-25

Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 20, 2014

The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, children & teens, and more for the week ended July 20, 2014. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-25

Apple’s $450M e-books settlement deal questioned by judge

The judge presiding over the antitrust case involving Apple Inc.’s $450 million offer to settle an e-book price-fixing lawsuit is said some provisions of the deal could reduce consumers' recovery,... | Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-07-26

Apple acquires BookLamp, which was once a great book recommendation site

Apple has acquired BookLamp, the Boise, Idaho-based startup that aimed to provide better book recommendations based on thousands of elements of a book's text. Apple acquires BookLamp, which was once... | GigaOM – 2014-07-26

Apple is reportedly buying podcast app Swell

Apple is buying the iOS podcast app Swell for $30 million, according to a Recode report. The transaction, which hasn’t been confirmed by either Apple or the Swell team, looks like a talent... | GigaOM – 2014-07-28

Report: Carrier phone financing will come to Apple Stores this year

If you don't want to pay for an iPhone up front, Apple Stores will soon start offering Verizon Edge, AT&T Next and T-Mobile Jump upgrades -- payment plans that allow consumers to pay off a device... | GigaOM – 2014-07-28

Apple Just Acquired Two Streaming Media Startups. Here's Why

Over the weekend, the company spent at least $40 million on BookLamp and Swell.If you discount bringing Beats into the fold from earlier this year, Apple's acquisitions have historically been low-key... | Fast Company – 2014-07-28

Apple TV gets CNBC, Fox Now apps

Apple TV got a few more apps Tuesday, including a CNBC app that offers access to a live stream of the business news network as well as full episodes and clips. Viewers who want to watch CNBC live,... | GigaOM – 2014-07-29

Apple’s Retina MacBook Pros get updates with doubled RAM and slightly faster processors

Apple has doubled the RAM in its Retina MacBook Pros across the entire line, while also adding slightly improved processors and price cuts for select models. Apple’s Retina MacBook Pros get... | GigaOM – 2014-07-29

Unless somebody made a typo, Apple may be planning a 2014 refresh of the Mac Mini

An Apple support page for Boot Camp mentions a 2014 Mac Mini model. If Apple does release a Mac Mini refresh, it would be the system's first update in two years. Unless somebody made a typo, Apple... | GigaOM – 2014-07-30

Apple Settlement Won’t Be Modified

The parties in the Apple settlement indicated that they would not be modifying the agreement, after a hearing last week in which Judge Cote expressed concerns with the deal. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-31

Apple’s content delivery network is reportedly live and it’s huge

Apple's content delivery network is starting to push OS X updates, and reportedly has multiple terabits per second of capacity. Apple’s content delivery network is reportedly live and... | GigaOM – 2014-07-31

Apple $450 million e-book settlement wins court approval

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc on Friday won preliminary court approval for its $450 million settlement of claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. | Reuters – 2014-08-02

With the launch of its CDN, it’s clear Apple is just as webscale as Facebook or Google

Apple's content delivery network shows how dedicated the Cupertino company is to digital products -- giving them the same care and attention as its physical ones. With the launch of its CDN,... | GigaOM – 2014-08-02

It’s official: Beats is now part of Apple

Apples $3 billion acquisition of Beats Music and Beats Audio has been finalized, and Vivendi is getting $404 million of the money. It’s official: Beats is now part of Apple originally... | GigaOM – 2014-08-01

Apple's $450 Million e-book settlement wins early approval

Apple won preliminary approval of a settlement in which it could pay $450 million to resolve claims by U.S. states and consumers that it led a conspiracy to fix prices on electronic books. | San Jose Mercury News – 2014-08-02

Q&A: Carmine Gallo dissects Apple Store's magic

Author Carmine Gallo talks about his book “The Apple Experience” and what he’s learned about Apple culture by hanging around its stores. | San Jose Mercury News – 2014-08-02

Court Grants Preliminary Approval to Apple Settlement

As expected, Judge Denise Cote granted preliminary approval to a deal that would settle money damages arising from Apple’s e-book price-fixing case. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-01

Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 27, 2014

The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, children & teens, and more for the week ended July 27, 2014. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-01

Apple’s latest hire: A social media expert for the company with almost no social media presence

Apple's latest splashy hire, Musa Tariq, comes from Nike, where he worked on marketing for the Fuelband. Previous to that, he worked alongside current Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts at Burberry.... | GigaOM – 2014-08-05

Big revenue jump at longtime Apple supplier points to an order for aluminum iPhone casings

Catcher Technology posted sales in July that were nearly 37 percent higher than last year, which indicates that it may be filling a big order for aluminum iPhone cases. Big revenue jump at longtime... | GigaOM – 2014-08-07

New iPhone part leak: Sorry, the Apple cutout on the back isn’t going to light up

New iPhone component photos show an intriguing protruding camera lens as well as a metal Apple embed for the device's back-side cutout. New iPhone part leak: Sorry, the Apple cutout on the back... | GigaOM – 2014-08-08

Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, August 3, 2014

The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, children & teens, and more for the week ended August 3, 2014. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-08

Judge rejects Apple and Google wage-fixing settlement, suggests $380M as minimum

Judge Lucy Koh surprised Silicon Valley by rejecting a $324 million settlement over tech companies' scheme to fix wages. Judge rejects Apple and Google wage-fixing settlement, suggests $380M as... | GigaOM – 2014-08-09

The changing face of Reno: Why the ‘world’s biggest little city’ is attracting Apple & Tesla

Reno has landed an Apple data center and it's got a small but growing hub of tech startups. If it lands Tesla, it could be well on its way to a tech makeover. The changing face of Reno: Why the... | GigaOM – 2014-08-11

Apple’s retail stores helped its employee diversity stats, but it still employs a lot of white guys

Apple released its internal diversity numbers in an open letter from CEO Tim Cook. Seven out of 10 Apple employees are male, and 55 percent are white. Apple’s retail stores helped its... | GigaOM – 2014-08-12

Apple loses 5% of mobile enterprise share to Android, but it’s Microsoft that should worry

Android made gains in the workplace this last quarter according to Good Technologies but I doubt Apple is too concerned: It still leads by quite a bit and has a new IBM enterprise deal. Microsoft,... | GigaOM – 2014-08-12

Apple Stores reportedly ready for iPhone carrier financing this month

With carriers changing up their handset upgrade and hardware subsidy strategies, Apple looks ready to keep you coming to its own stores to buy that new iPhone. Why? More foot traffic, exposure to... | GigaOM – 2014-08-13

Apple’s Touch ID: It’s not just for iPhones and iPads based on this patent

It's a pretty safe bet this year's new iPads and the iPhone 6 will have a Touch ID sensor. Apple may not stop there, however, based on this patent which opens up possibilities for Touch ID on Mac... | GigaOM – 2014-08-15

Here’s the list of banned substances you won’t find in Apple products

In a blog post, Apple environmental head Lisa Jackson published a specification outlining which substances cannot be used in Apple products and packaging, as well as details on Apple's investigation... | GigaOM – 2014-08-14

Apple investor sues execs over illegal poaching deals, cites Jobs as “walking antitrust violation”

Apple masterminded a conspiracy to suppress wages among Silicon Valley engineers. That was definitely illegal, but did it harm the company? A shareholder lawsuit says it did. Apple investor sues... | GigaOM – 2014-08-15

Apple reportedly starts storing Chinese iCloud data in China

The move will result in a better user experience for Chinese customers, while potentially also mollifying the authorities. Apple reportedly starts storing Chinese iCloud data in China originally... | GigaOM – 2014-08-15

Apple addresses labor violations at Quanta Chinese factories after 2013 audit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc has worked with supplier Quanta over the past year to improve working conditions after a 2013 audit, published on Friday, uncovered a profusion of violations,... | Reuters – 2014-08-16

Why it’s about to get tougher for Apple to grow iPhone sales in China

A Chinese state agency told the country's three main carriers they're spending too much on phone subsidies. Now the largest of these, China Mobile, is reducing its budget for subsidies by $2 billion,... | GigaOM – 2014-08-16

One less potential barrier to an iWatch: Apple granted curved touch display patent

Among 48 granted Apple patents published on Tuesday is one that could easily pertain to a wearable device, such as the rumored iWatch. Patently Apple notes that U.S. patent 8,808,483, originally... | GigaOM – 2014-08-19

Apple job postings hint at a possible VoLTE surprise for iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 is expected to debut next month and we already know that it will support Wi-Fi calling. Voice over LTE might not be far behind as Apple is seeking experience engineers to help add VoLTE... | GigaOM – 2014-08-21

Apple and Google crush map patent in early test of Patent Office’s new appeal system

There's another piece of good news on the patent troll front as a new Patent Office appeals system appears to be doing its job. This month, it agreed to invalidate a map-related patent challenged by... | GigaOM – 2014-08-21

Apple suspends Secret downloads in Brazil under anonymity injunction

iOS users with Brazilian accounts can no longer download the anonymous messaging app, but Google and Microsoft are reportedly not yet complying with the interim injunction. Apple suspends Secret... | GigaOM – 2014-08-22

Why it would make sense for Apple to debut a larger iPad in 2015

With iPad sales slowing, now might be a good time to boost them with a bigger iPad. The idea makes sense for several reasons and Bloomberg's sources peg early next year as the date for a 12.9-inch... | GigaOM – 2014-08-27

Will Apple unveil the iWatch at the same time as the iPhone 6?

Apple is planning to launch its long-rumored wearable wrist device alongside the iPhone 6 on September 9, suggests a new report from Re/Code. Will Apple unveil the iWatch at the same time as the... | GigaOM – 2014-08-28

Apple adds AT&T Next iPhone buying option in the online Apple Store

After reports of adding carrier financing plan support in stores, Apple's online marketplace now lets you choose AT&T Next with zero down for your new iPhone. Wait, where is Verizon's Edge and... | GigaOM – 2014-08-27

It’s official: Apple is holding a launch event on September 9

After months of speculation, Apple sent out invites on Thursday to a event on September 9. The event will take place at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, which is the same... | GigaOM – 2014-08-28

Apple patent application shows unique wireless charging method for an iWatch

Wireless charging from electromagnetic fields using wire coils isn't anything new. Using wire coils for multiple purposes such as charging, speakers and NFC would be however and that's one possible... | GigaOM – 2014-08-28

IPhone 6? Smartwatch? Apple books big event for Sept. 9

Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9, suggest invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology. | CBC – 2014-08-28

Here’s why Apple bought Beats: By 2019, streaming will account for 70 percent of digital music revenue

Digital download revenues are continuing to decline, and in five years, more than two-thirds of all digital music revenue will come from streaming services, according to a new report. Here’s... | GigaOM – 2014-08-29

I am not kind to Apple

A day after I posted "Apple's march of the lemmings", 9to5Mac published Mark Gurman's gripping inside look into Apple's PR strategy. The story, "Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple's... | Betanews – 2014-08-30

As Apple prepares the iPhone 6, here’s a look at mobile market share

Prior to Apple releasing a new iPhone next month, I wanted to establish a baseline for the types of smartphones people use. The numbers showing what people use, especially in the US, can be very... | GigaOM – 2014-08-30

A fun exercise in speculation: Would I buy Apple’s rumored products?

Apple's upcoming September 9th event is likely to introduce as many as three new types of Apple products. Based on the rumors and reports, which ones would I buy? A fun exercise in speculation:... | GigaOM – 2014-08-31

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