9to5mac

Home » NewsBlog » 9to5mac

Construction of Apple’s stunning ‘second spaceship’ campus in Sunnyvale nears completion [Gallery]

2017-11-21T16:35:30+00:00

Less than five miles from Cupertino, nestled in the shadows of the newly-opened Apple Park, construction crews are quietly putting the finishing touches on another massive development project built under guidance from Apple. A striking architectural feat when viewed from any angle, Sunnyvale’s new “Central & Wolfe” campus will open in its doors to thousands [...]

Construction of Apple’s stunning ‘second spaceship’ campus in Sunnyvale nears completion [Gallery] 2017-11-21T16:35:30+00:00

HomePod project cancelled & revived several times; was originally three-feet tall; ‘blindsided’ by Amazon – Bloomberg

2017-11-21T16:15:12+00:00

A new report claims that the HomePod project had an extremely messy history. It’s said to have had changing objectives, and been cancelled and revived ‘several times’ over a five-year period. The team was also said to have been ‘blindsided’ by the launch of the Amazon Echo … more… Go to original Source Author: Ben [...]

HomePod project cancelled & revived several times; was originally three-feet tall; ‘blindsided’ by Amazon – Bloomberg 2017-11-21T16:15:12+00:00

Apple removes Skype from Chinese app store after request from Ministry of Public Security

2017-11-21T14:41:14+00:00

Apple has removed Skype from the App Store in China following a request from the Ministry of Public Security … more… Go to original Source Author: Ben Lovejoy https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/mac1.png?w=32Powered by WPeMatico

Apple removes Skype from Chinese app store after request from Ministry of Public Security 2017-11-21T14:41:14+00:00

Apple admits student interns worked illegal hours on iPhone X production line

2017-11-21T13:30:26+00:00

Apple has confirmed a Financial Times claim that high school students interning at Foxconn exceeded their legal hours while working on the iPhone X production line. The company has, however, denied claims that the students were forced to carry out the work as a condition of graduation from school. The report relates to 3,000 high school [...]

Apple admits student interns worked illegal hours on iPhone X production line 2017-11-21T13:30:26+00:00

Pokémon Go players catch over 500M Pokémon in first two days of week-long challenge

2017-11-21T12:55:18+00:00

Niantic has announced that over 500 million Pokémon have been caught during the first two days of a week-long Global Catch Challenge. The achievement unlocked the first set of rewards to everyone participating … more… Go to original Source Author: Ben Lovejoy https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/mac1.png?w=32Powered by WPeMatico

Pokémon Go players catch over 500M Pokémon in first two days of week-long challenge 2017-11-21T12:55:18+00:00

Are you waiting for the HomePod or buying another smart speaker instead? [Poll]

2017-11-21T02:30:23+00:00

Last week, Apple announced that it was delaying the release of its HomePod smart speaker into 2018 in order to continue refining the product. Of course, that means Apple will miss the biggest shopping month of the year, but it will likely be worth the wait. We outlined a few alternatives to the HomePod over [...]

Are you waiting for the HomePod or buying another smart speaker instead? [Poll] 2017-11-21T02:30:23+00:00

AT&T hit with antitrust lawsuit over Time Warner deal

2017-11-20T22:35:14+00:00

A report from Bloomberg today shared that AT&T may face an antitrust suit from the U.S. Justice Department over its merger plan with Time Warner. Now, CNBC has reported that the DOJ has issued the suit today. more… Go to original Source Author: Michael Potuck https://9to5mac.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/mac1.png?w=32Powered by WPeMatico

AT&T hit with antitrust lawsuit over Time Warner deal 2017-11-20T22:35:14+00:00

Review: Hunter SimpleConnect ceiling fan is a 2-in-1 HomeKit essential

2017-11-20T21:35:19+00:00

Hunter is a company known for commercializing ceiling fans over 130 years ago, and today the company is the only firm making smart home ceiling fans that work with Apple HomeKit. Hunter’s SimpleConnect line includes three ceiling fan models available in multiple finishes that are priced from $299. Each Hunter ceiling fan includes a built-in [...]

Review: Hunter SimpleConnect ceiling fan is a 2-in-1 HomeKit essential 2017-11-20T21:35:19+00:00