Apple confirms QuickTime for Windows is dead, Adobe stuck between rock and hard place

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Apple has formally confirmed that QuickTime is dead, but the company’s phase-out doesn’t seem to have taken the needs of its partners into account — and it’s not exactly bending over to notify users, either.

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Amazon bans cheap USB-C cables in wake of Google engineer’s crusade

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Amazon has agreed to formally disallow the sale of cables that don’t conform to the USB-C specification after one Google engineer found a number of faulty cables — including cables that destroyed hardware. It’s a small step, but an important one.

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Behold the NANDstrocity: Samsung now shipping monster 16TB SSD

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Samsung’s new monster SSD is ready to ship, with a 16TB capacity, SAS support, and formally rated to perform one complete drive write per day for its entire life.

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Apple's Tim Cook talks LGBT rights, Syrian refugees in accepting 'Ripple of Hope' award

Article Image On Tuesday night, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook formally accepted his “Ripple of Hope” award from the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization, speaking for almost 12 minutes on a variety of hot-button issues.

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Apple asks US Supreme Court to toss ruling upholding e-book antitrust verdict

Article Image Apple has formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower appeals court ruling from June, which upheld a judgment that Apple violated antitrust laws in its 2010 e-book dealings with publishers.

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Apple Pay begins working at select Best Buy stores

Best Buy is already supporting Apple Pay in some stores, despite not having formally announced a start date, various anecdotes indicated on Thursday.

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Apple objects to GT Advanced financing plan after Mesa plant fire

Apple on Friday formally objected to a financing plan by its bankrupt former sapphire supplier, GT Advanced Technologies, on the basis of provisions tied to a May fire at its one-time plant in Mesa, Arizona.

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Apple to announce $10-per-month on-demand music service, will retain Beats Music for now – report

At WWDC in one week, Apple is expected to formally announce a new on-demand streaming subscription service that will take on the likes of Spotify for $10 per month, but will not outright replace Beats Music at first, according to a new report.



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AMD’s Project Skybridge, the ARM/x86 hybrid platform, is officially dead

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After announcing a hybrid ARM/x86 design last year, AMD has formally killed its initiative. Project Skybridge is dead.

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Apple's next product splash slated for second half of October

Though the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch have been formally introduced, Apple is far from calling it quits on 2014, with the company’s next major product unveiling expected to take place around mid-to-late October, AppleInsider has learned.



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PSW14 Deals: $600 off DSLRs, $300 off Pentax Lenses, $260 off Mac Pros, plus hundreds off lighting systems, kits & more

Photoshop World 2014 formally kicked off in Vegas on Wednesday, delivering 72-hour deals from Apple Authorized resellers participating in the conference. Among them are deep discounts on Canon & Nikon DSLR Cameras, Pentax lenses, lighting systems & photo shoot kits, Thunderbolt storage devices, camera bags, photo accessories, and up to $260 off Mac Pros, $700 off MacBook Pros, and $300 off MacBook Airs.

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Apple makes new low-end 1.4GHz iMac official with $1,099 starting price

Apple on Wednesday formally launched its anticipated new low-end 21.5-inch iMac with a lower entry price of $1,099, boasting a 1.4-gigahertz dual-core Intel Core i5 CPU, a 500-gigabyte hard drive, and 8 gigabytes of RAM.



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European Union announces tax evasion investigations of Apple, Fiat & Starbucks

The executive body of the European Union formally announced on Wednesday that it is investigating Apple, Fiat and Starbucks for potential tax evasion by the trio of corporations in the continent it polices.



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