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Which fliers to search? There’s a $1.4 million app for that

Whether it’s airlines dropping flight manuals for iPads or iBeacons being used at airports, the aviation industry isn’t shy about embracing Apple products. But it seems the Transportation Security Administration has yet another use in mind: It spent $ 1.4 million on a TSA iPad app to determine which passengers to randomly search when they’re about to […]

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Apple erects giant display worth $1.5 million in ‘next-gen’ retail store

Whether it’s adding tree-lined avenues in store, or high-tech display tables for showing off the Apple Watch or new iPhone, the design of the Apple Store is constantly changing. The latest innovation is a giant floor-to-ceiling promo television display, which can be seen at Apple’s Saddle Creek Store in Germantown, Tennessee. And you thought the 12.9-inch iPad […]

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Apple’s cloud deal with Google could be worth $600 million

Apple may be hopping into bed with long-time tech giant frenemy Google, migrating part of its iCloud business over from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to Google’s Cloud Platform. Apple will reportedly pay Google between $ 400 and $ 600 million as part of the deal, which could be around twice the estimated amount Google’s cloud business did in total […]

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Apple Music should hit 20 million subscribers within a year

Apple Music has a respectable 6.5 million subscribers right now, but respected music business analyst Mark Mulligan estimates that Apple’s streaming music service will come close to hitting 8 million subs by the end of this year — and a massive 20 million paying customers by the close of 2016. In a new report with his predictions […]

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Apple looks poised to sell 21 million watches in first year

Didn’t think the Apple Watch would catch on? Not everyone agrees, especially analysts who study sales projections. Cupertino is on track to sell 21 million watches and rake in about $ 8.4 billion in revenue in the first 12 months of the Apple Watch, according to one of the hottest Apple analysts around. Not bad for […]

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Ford adds Siri Eyes Free functionality to 5 million of its cars

The Apple Car may be a few years off, but a new deal signed between Ford and Apple is bringing Siri to 5 million more cars. According to a new report, a software update available today means that any Ford owners who bought a Ford car with SYNC functionality after 2011 can take advantage of […]

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iPhone is most popular camera among Flickr’s 112 million photographers

The longtime Kings of the Camera must know their kingdoms are shrinking. If Canon or Nikon need further evidence, Flickr’s 2015 Year in Review shows the popular tool of choice for an engaged and global photography community is not a dedicated camera. It’s first and foremost a phone. Apple’s iPhone was the popular device used […]

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Apple could sell up to 6 million Watches over holiday season

Compared to the massive numbers of iPhones it unloads each year, Apple has “only” sold around 6-7 million Apple Watches since the device’s launch earlier this year. Granted, that’s still more than the entire rest of the smartwatch industry combined, but a new report suggests that Apple could be on course to sell almost the same quantity again […]

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The secret messaging app getting 1 million downloads a day

Harvard classmates Lei Guo and Oliver Hayen created what could have been just another messaging app. They knew they had something unique, as every app development team claims, so they put it in the hands of 2,000 people and hit launch. Within 30 days, their app SOMA Messenger had 10 million users and has been […]

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Apple has already shipped almost 7 million Apple Watches

I wish I could have a failure like the Apple Watch! Despite naysayers claiming the Apple Watch hasn’t taken off as Apple hoped, a new set of figures suggests that Apple has shipped close to 7 million Apple Watches since its launch — a figure which outstrips all other vendors’ combined smartwatch shipments in the past five financial […]

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