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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. Cook mentioned his intentions in a story about him released Thursday by Fortune magazine. After paying for the college education of his 10-year-old nephew, Cook says he will donate the …

  • Apple's CEO Tim Cook says he will donate virtually all of his $1 billion personal fortune to charitable causes in his lifetime. The technology colossus's president told Fortune magazine in an interview published Friday that he wants to leave the world in better shape than it is now. So he will provide for his education, …

  • A series of iPhone 6 parody ads are winning nods of approval from even the most die-hard of Apple fans this week for having some cheeky fun with the company's latest billboard campaign. "People take incredible photos and videos on iPhone 6 every day," reads the campaign’s companion site on Apple.com. The photos used for …

  • This image provided by Chosen shows a screenshot of a performance from the talent competition app, "Chosen." The former CEO of Beats Music, David Hyman, is behind the new app, which debuts Thursday, March 26, 2015, for invitees on Apple devices. (AP Photo/Chosen)

    For anyone who's ever dreamed of being on "American Idol" or "The Voice" as a performer or judge, a new app seeks to make their fantasy come true. The talent competition app "Chosen" from David Hyman, the former CEO of Beats Music, is launching Thursday for invitees on Apple devices. "We designed 'Chosen' for tastemakers, …

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook stands in front of a screen displaying the IPhone 6 during a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to introduce a trade-in program for iPhones in China in association with the Foxconn Technology Group, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the effort. Under the program, consumers will be able to exchange older iPhones at Apple stores in China for credit against the company's products …

  • Apple sold more than 190 million iPhones last year. It is safe to say that the iPhone has not, in fact, been killed.

  • The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US The Canadian Press - Tue, 24 Mar, 2015

    iBook charts for week ending March 23, 2015:

  • This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's  … The Canadian Press - Tue, 24 Mar, 2015

    iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending March 23, 2015:

  • Picture illustration shows Apple Inc's logo reflected in a person's eye, in central Bosnian town of Zenica

    Strong iPhone 6 sales lifted annual net profit at Pegatron Corp, the Taiwanese assembler of Apple Inc, to a record high, as its chief executive questioned the company's reliance on smartphones to generate revenue. Pegatron on Monday said 2014 net profit rose 53.4 percent from the previous year to T$14.66 billion ($466.8 …

  • A genetically modified non-browning Arctic apple, developed in B.C., has been approved for sale in Canada, just weeks after it received similar approval in the U.S. The success of the fruit, developed by Okanagan Specialty Fruits (OSF), has led to a multi-million dollar sales deal with Intrexon Corporation, an American …

  • Biver, head of French luxury goods group LVMH's watch business and  interim CEO of TAG Heuer, poses in La Chaux-de-Fonds

    By Astrid Wendlandt BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) - Tag Heuer, French luxury group LVMH's biggest watch maker, said it will launch a smartwatch later this year using Google Inc's Android operating system in a venture with Intel Corp to compete head-on with the Apple Watch. Tag Heuer Chief Executive Jean-Claude Biver …

  • The world's most valuable company is now a member of the Dow Jones industrial average. Apple Inc. was added to the Dow after the market closed Wednesday. The Dow will begin trading with Apple stock when the markets open Thursday. Created in 1896, the Dow is an index that tracks 30 stocks.

  • The new Steve Jobs documentary is a ‘blistering takedown’ that is ‘deeply unflattering’

    A new documentary which is set to show the dark side of Apple founder Steve Jobs has been slammed by one of the company’s top bosses.

  • Picture illustration shows Apple Inc's logo reflected in a person's eye, in central Bosnian town of Zenica

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc's much-hinted-at TV service may soon become a reality as the iPhone maker is in talks with programmers to offer a slimmed-down bundle of TV networks this fall, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The service would have about 25 channels, anchored by broadcasters …

  • The week began with Apple unveiling its long-rumoured Apple Watch. Everything the company touches seems to turn to gold, which is why at least one analyst predicts the Apple Watch will be a hot seller. "I also think Apple has a bit of a brand cache," she said. On Thursday, Canada's broadcast regulator surprised the audience …

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the Apple Watch during an Apple event in San Francisco

    By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's new smartwatch may be a tough sell, with 69 percent of Americans indicating they are not interested in buying the gadget, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The poll was taken after Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook rolled out the product on Monday, and only about …

  • Apple has restored service to its widely used iTunes and app stores after a rare breakdown Wednesday. Access came back in the late afternoon, Eastern time, according to status updates posted by Apple Inc. While they were locked out, exasperated Apple users vented in social media and online forums. Apple apologized for …

  • Apple to increase Canadian app store prices

    Some of Apple Inc's services such as App Store, iTunes Store, Mac App Store and iBooks Store remained disrupted for nearly 11 hours on Wednesday, a glitch the iPhone maker attributed to an internal Domain Name System (DNS) error. "We're working to make all of the services available to customers as soon as possible and …

  • Apple's iTunes and App stores shut down in global outage The Canadian Press - Wed, 11 Mar, 2015
    FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, the Apple logo is illuminated in the entrance to the Fifth Avenue Apple store, in New York. Apple’s widely used iTunes and app stores suffered a rare breakdown Wednesday, March 11, 2015, frustrating millions of music lovers and mobile device owners around the world. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Apple's widely used iTunes and app stores suffered a rare breakdown Wednesday, frustrating millions of music lovers and mobile device owners around the world. The outages were still vexing the iPhone and iPad as of 1:30 p.m. Eastern time, based on status updates posed by Apple Inc. By then, the both the iTunes and app …

  • Days after the launch of the Apple Watch, Apple's annual general meeting was dominated by a push from shareholders of the Californian technology company to buy or partner with one of its Silicon Valley neighbours, electric car maker Tesla. Apple CEO Tim Cook fielded questions from analysts and investors on Tuesday. He …

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