Tim Cook believes that augmented reality could be as big as the smartphone

In an interview with The Independent during his visit to the U.K. this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook likened the emerging technology to the very established and ubiquitous technology of the smartphone.

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Some foreigners traveling to the US are now being asked for social media info

International travelers looking to visit the United States via the visa-waiver program are now being asked to include information on their online presence, including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube account names.

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British WWII veteran visits French town he liberated, via virtual reality

VR has allowed a 91-year-old veteran of World War II to digitally visit a town in France he helped liberate without leaving his nursing home.

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Tim Cook meets with UK finance chief to discuss Apple Pay

Article Image During a recent visit to the UK, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down to discuss Apple Pay with Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, suggesting the budding payments service could get a government-sponsored boost in streamlining adoption.

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Apple will add 1,000 positions for manufacturing, customer service in Ireland

Article Image In a visit to Dublin on Wednesday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed that his company will hire 1,000 new employees at its international operations in Cork, Ireland, bringing the total number of workers there to 6,000, some of which are locally assembling Apple hardware.

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The Painful Persistence of Ad Injections

Some of those annoying ads that pop up when you visit a site on the Web or do a search may be served up by, for want of a better word, “hijackers.” They use binaries, extensions, or network ISPs to modify a page’s content to insert or replace ads with or without the user’s consent. It’s called “ad injection,” and the problem is extensive. Between June and September, 17 percent of more than 35,000 Windows binaries and 38 percent of nearly 51,000 Chrome extensions captured were ad injectors, according to a recent study.

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Apple's Cook 'very bullish' on Chinese Apple Pay rollout, in talks with banks and Alibaba

During a recent visit to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is moving forward with talks to roll out Apple Pay in partnership with regional banks and perhaps e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.

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Apple announces Chinese iPhone and iPad trade-in program

Apple iPhone and iPad owners living in Greater China are now able visit one of the country’s 18 Apple Store locations to trade in their old hardware for store credit, which can subsequently be applied to a new device purchase.

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Tim Cook visits veterans and doctors at Palo Alto VA hospital, staff using iPads

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday tweeted out a photo and brief message highlighting a recent visit to the Veterans Affairs hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., saying he was happy to meet with doctors who now use iPads to treat patients.

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