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Apple registered several new auto-related domains last month, adding further fuel to the longstanding rumors about the company's plans for an electric, potentially self-driving car.
Supporting earlier rumors that Apple will ditch the 3.5mm headphone port on the iPhone 7, new reports claim that the next iPhone will also have wireless charging and be waterproof.
Apple has filed a patent application describing how the use of two separate lenses with different focal lengths could bring effective optical zoom, simultaneous capture of full-resolution photos and video, and improved three-dimensional sensor mapping to a future iPhone design.
A request for the formation of a class-action lawsuit against Apple over the company's AppleCare iPhone replacement policies has been rejected by a federal court, with the judge characterizing the handling of the case by the lawyer who initiated the lawsuit as "manifestly incompetent."
Apple has acquired Emotient, makers of software that aims to determine an individual's emotional state via facial analysis. The technology was previously sold to companies as a way to measure consumers' emotional responses to advertisements and products.
Apple CEO Tim Cook will join representatives from Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook, and Dropbox at a White House summit today to discuss ways to combat ISIS and other terrorist-related online propaganda and recruitment.
Continued volatility in global markets and recent concerns about this quarter's iPhone sales pushed shares of Apple lower in pre-market trading, and resulted in the company's stock opening below $100 for the first time since October 20, 2014.
The latest entry in the Star Wars saga is now the highest grossing film in U.S. box office history. Celebrate Disney's moneymaker by checking out this short video introduction to the 1984 television debut of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. Hosted by Mark Hamill, you'll see familiar sights: throngs of crazed fans, rabid collectors, and an apathetic Harrison Ford. May the merchandising rights be with you!
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration hopes to partially tame the wild west world of private drone flying with its new iOS app, which lets drone operators check their flight plans against local restrictions, special flight warnings, and safety alerts before they take to the air.
A shareholder proposal that would force Apple to increase racial diversity among its senior leadership will be up for vote at the company's annual meeting in February. Apple opposes the measure, arguing that the company is already committed to diversity, and that the proposal's requirements would be unduly burdensome on management.