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Tim Cook Expresses Thoughts on Equality in Auburn University Award Speech

Saturday December 14, 2013 10:47 pm PST by
Apple CEO Tim Cook received a lifetime achievement award from his alma mater Auburn University at a New York event on Tuesday, with a video of the speech surfacing on the college's YouTube channel today (via AllThingsD). Throughout his remarks, Cook highlighted his overall support for the progression of human equality in the United States and throughout the world. The CEO cited a section from ...
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Apple Confirms Acquisition of 3D Body Sensing Firm PrimeSense

Sunday November 24, 2013 2:44 pm PST by
Apple has confirmed its acquisition of Israeli 3D body sensing firm PrimeSense, reports AllThingsD. The move comes after months of speculation, as Apple was first reported in July to be looking to acquire the firm behind the original 3D body sensing technology used by Microsoft for its Kinect platform. The negotiations gained notoriety again earlier this month as Apple was said to be on the verge ...
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Apple's iPad-Centric Event to Take Place on October 22

Tuesday October 8, 2013 1:49 pm PDT by
Apple will hold its much-rumored iPad event on October 22, reports AllThingsD. While the event will focus on Apple's upcoming fifth-generation iPad and iPad mini, the new Mac Pro and OS X Mavericks will also be featured at the event. Though Apple has not officially announced the event, AllThingsD has a solid track record when it comes to event predictions. Rendering of the 5th-generation iPad ...
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Apple Indeed Talking with Cable Operators About New TV Product, But Launch Not Imminent

Friday November 16, 2012 7:22 am PST by
Following up on yesterday's report suggesting that a launch of a new Apple television product may be "imminent" based on cable operators assessing infrastructure needs to support such a device, AllThingsD notes that Apple is indeed talking with cable operators but that characterizing any launch as "imminent" would be premature.For starters, Apple has already steered analysts away from the notion...
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Apple's Color Labs Acquisition Involves Only Color's Engineering Team

Thursday October 18, 2012 9:43 am PDT by
Late yesterday, The Next Web reported that Apple was finalizing a deal to acquire Color Labs, the video streaming service and app founded by Lala Media veteran Bill Nguyen. The report came at the end of a confusing day in which an internal memo indicated that the company was being shut down, only to have the company deny those claims. AllThingsD now provides significantly more clarity to...

More Claims of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Coming at Next Week's Media Event

Monday October 15, 2012 9:01 am PDT by
Following yesterday's report from 9to5Mac stating that the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro would be introduced alongside the "iPad mini" at Apple's media event all but confirmed for October 23, AllThingsD now weighs in with its own sources making similar claims.The smaller iPad may be the star of Apple’s as of yet unannounced October 23rd invitation-only event, but it will have an impressive...
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Apple's 'iPad Mini' Media Event Reportedly Scheduled for October 23

Friday October 12, 2012 5:18 am PDT by
AllThingsD reports that Apple appears to be planning to hold a media event on Tuesday, October 23 to introduce the "iPad mini", Apple's smaller tablet device said to be carrying a display measuring 7.85 inches diagonally.As AllThingsD reported in August, Apple will hold a special event this month at which it will showcase a new, smaller iPad. People familiar with Apple’s plans tell us that the...
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Apple Media Event All But Confirmed for September 12th, iPhone Launch Likely [Updated]

Monday July 30, 2012 1:49 pm PDT by
Following a report from iMore earlier today claiming that Apple will hold a media event to introduce the next-generation iPhone and the "iPad mini" on September 12 ahead of September 21 availability for the new iPhone, AllThingsD reports that it has confirmed an Apple media event will be taking place that week. While the report's sources have apparently not confirmed the topic of the event or...
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Apple to Introduce iPad 3 in First Week of March

Thursday February 9, 2012 5:01 am PST by
AllThingsD, which has an accurate track record in revealing Apple's new product media events, is reporting that Apple will hold an event to launch the iPad 3 in the first week of March.Sources say the company has chosen the first week in March to debut the successor to the iPad 2, and will do so at one of its trademark special events. The event will be held in San Francisco, presumably at the...
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Apple Planning 'Media-Related' Announcement in New York This Month?

Monday January 2, 2012 12:20 pm PST by
AllThingsD reports that Apple is said to be planning a special event in New York for the end of this month. The event is reported to be for a "media-related announcement" and not for the iPad 3 or an Apple television set.According to sources close to the situation, Apple is planning an important — but not large-scale — event to be held in New York at the end of this month that will focus on...

Despite Apple's Denial, iTunes Match is Streaming

Tuesday August 30, 2011 12:10 pm PDT by
Yesterday, we reported that the developer beta of Apple's iTunes Match appeared to show options for both streaming and downloading content from the cloud to a user's device. But some questions have arisen about just how the service functions, as a new report from AllThingsD shares word from an Apple spokesperson that the service is not actually a streaming one.While a video making the rounds...
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Best Buy Seeing HP TouchPad Sell-Through Rate of Under 10%

Wednesday August 17, 2011 9:33 am PDT by
Apple has continued to dominate the tablet market with the iPad despite a number of high-profile competitors having pushed out their own devices over the past year. Even as some studies have shown Android and other operating systems beginning to eat into Apple's dominant position, most of those studies have been based on shipments into the distribution channels and not sales to end users....
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Apple's iAd Chief Leaving for Venture Capital Firm

Wednesday August 17, 2011 8:16 am PDT by
AllThingsD reports that Andy Miller, the former founder and CEO of Quattro Wireless who became Apple's vice president of mobile advertising and head of the iAd program with Apple's acquisition of Quattro in January 2010, is planning to leave Apple in the near future. Miller is said to be leaving to become a general partner at venture capital firm Highland Capital, which had previously funded...

iPhone 5 Actually Launching in October, Not September?

Monday August 1, 2011 2:52 am PDT by
AllThingsD offers some disappointing news for those waiting for an iPhone 5. According to the site, Apple won't be launching the iPhone 5 in September as rumored. Instead, the iPhone 5 will launch in October, according to "a source familiar with Apple's plans".So, when can we expect the company to uncrate the iPhone 5? “October,” the source said, while declining to offer a hard launch...
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Sources Confirm Apple's Purchase of

Friday April 29, 2011 5:54 am PDT by
Earlier this week, a source reported to GigaOM that Apple has purchased the domain name for the sum of $4.5 million, presumably preparing to roll out its forthcoming cloud-based music service under that name. All Things Digital now briefly notes that it has confirmed that Apple has in fact purchased the domain, although sources declined to confirm the purchase price. Apple has indeed ...
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More Details on Apple's Cloud-based Music Locker

Thursday April 21, 2011 11:04 pm PDT by
Apple seems to be getting ready to launch their cloud-based digital music "locker" service that has been rumored for many months. But contrary to an earlier Reuters report, All Things D has heard that Apple has already come to terms with two of the four major record labels...
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iPhone 5 Introduction Planned for Apple's September Media Event?

Tuesday April 12, 2011 6:44 am PDT by
With increasing rumblings that Apple is planning to release its fifth-generation iPhone sometime later than its usual June-July timeframe, including fresh analyst comments claiming that the device won't even begin production until September, All Things Digital's John Paczkowski now reports that he is hearing that Apple may use its traditional September media event to stage the introduction. As...
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Steve Jobs to Appear at Tomorrow's Media Event? [Updated]

Tuesday March 1, 2011 7:31 am PST by
Italian site setteB.IT reports [Google translation] that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is expected to appear at tomorrow's media event widely expected to see the introduction of the next-generation iPad. Yes, all odds are against us, yet we have reassuring information. We want to tip the balance and we believe that the new iPad will debut in the hands of Steve Jobs.The source and its legitimacy are...
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Media Event for Next-Generation iPad Set for March 2nd? [Updated]

Tuesday February 22, 2011 9:07 am PST by
All Things Digital reports that Apple has scheduled a media event for March 2nd where the company is expected to introduce the next-generation iPad. To those who intensely cares about this kind of stuff - which would be pretty much everyone in the tech ecosystem - Apple will hold its much-anticipated event on March 2, where the tech giant seems poised to unveil a new version of its hugely...