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Apple CEO Tim Cook's Op-Ed Blasting Indiana's Religious Freedom Act

Read Tim Cook's Op-Ed Blasting Indiana's Religious Freedom Act

Originally posted 03/30/2015 01:30PM

Apple CEO Tim Cook was in the news last week when a Forbes interview in which he pledged to donate the bulk of his fortune to charity started getting passed around.

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Christy Turlington Partners with Apple to Help Moms – and to Train for a Half Marathon

Originally posted 03/09/2015 04:45PM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4101313437001" "" "" "auto"] Techies everywhere have been faced with the question of whether to indulge in the new Apple Watch. Thanks to Christy Turlington Burns, gadget lovers can now witness the watch – not to mention the supermodel – in action.

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From Fortune: Modern Family Shot an Entire Episode on iPhones & iPads – and It Airs Tonight

From Fortune: Modern Family Shot an Entire Episode on iPhones & iPads – and It Airs Tonight

Originally posted 02/25/2015 05:45PM

The episode marks Apple's biggest (free) product placement since Phil Dunphy's pre-release iPad

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Apple Co-Founder Auctions Off Archives to Supplement His Social Security Income

Apple Co-Founder Auctions Off Archives to Supplement His Social Security Income

Originally posted 12/10/2014 05:55PM

For a guy who cashed out his 10 percent stake in Apple for $2,300 in 1976, Ron Wayne is as unruffled and cool as a Zen monk.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Proudly Announces He's Gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Comes Out as Gay

Originally posted 10/30/2014 07:50AM

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.

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How Apple Paid Tribute to Steve Jobs

Apple CEO Presents Apple Watch, Pays Tribute to Steve Jobs

Originally posted 09/09/2014 06:30PM

For tech geeks everywhere, the time is now.

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Steve Jobs's Childhood Home Becomes a Historic Site | Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs's Childhood Home Becomes a Historic Site

Originally posted 10/29/2013 12:50PM

The Silicon Valley home where Apple co-founder Steve Jobs grew up and built some of his first computers is now on the city's list of historic properties.

The historical commission in the city of Los Altos voted unanimously for the historic designation on Monday night, the Palo Alto Daily News reported. Any proposed renovations to the modest, ranch-style home now require additional review.

The home, where Jobs and his foster parents moved in 1968, is currently owned by Patricia Jobs, Steve Jobs's sister. The commission didn't need her permission for the designation, although she could appeal it to the city council.

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Filed Under: Apple, Steve Jobs
Siri Revealed! Meet the Woman Who Says She's the U.S. Voice of iPhone

Siri Revealed! Atlanta-Area Woman Says She's the U.S. Voice of iPhone

Originally posted 10/04/2013 10:30AM



She looks up directions, phone numbers, restaurants and answers some of your most mundane questions, a faceless techno-helpmate responding from your iPhone.

Now, the woman who is the original voice behind Apple's Siri has been revealed.

Susan Bennett, a suburban Atlanta voiceover talent, laid down the voice tracks about eight years ago, not knowing that they would one day be used for Apple's voice-activated virtual assistant, named Siri, CNN reports.

But when the pioneering technology company introduced its iPhone 4S model in October 2011, friends reached out to Bennett to query if indeed that wasn't her voice.

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2 Chainz Has a Cookbook and It's Fantastic

New iPhones, 2 Chainz's Cookbook & More of the Most Random Stuff Online

Originally posted 09/13/2013 08:45PM

2 Chainz wrote a cookbook! The new iPhones are coming! And ... shocker: something on the Internet was a lie! Yep, it's been a busy week online. Read on for more of the best of the most random stuff online:

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Filed Under: Apple, Apple, Kanye West
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What About Steve Jobs Surprised Ashton Kutcher Most?

Ashton Kutcher on Skipping College and Inspiring Kids as Steve Jobs

Originally posted 08/07/2013 03:45PM

Ashton Kutcher went pretty method to become Steve Jobs – even risking his health following the late entrepreneur's crazy diet, which landed him in the hospital. But it was the Apple co-founder's stance on education that really struck a chord.

"I found a speech that he gave and he was speaking to high school kids that were about to graduate. He encouraged these kids to maybe go to Paris and try to write poetry or fall in love with two people ... maybe this standard education wasn't the greatest means to creative solutions," Kutcher, 35, told reporters at a press conference for the film in New York City.

"I wanted to do this film to inspire young people to create the world they live in. I think that was an ethos of Steve Jobs," he said Monday.

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