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Uber driver deemed an employee by California Labor Commission

The company was ordered to reimburse a single driver $4,152, but the decision could completely blow up Uber's business model.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Forecast Bar brings hyperlocal weather to your menu

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find tools for making your own business cards, tracking your utilities, turning your photos into art, and making sure you never accidentally walk into a thunderstorm ever again.

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Apple acquires Metaio with a view to augmented reality

The German company has supplied the visual interface technology to retailers and others

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What Jony Ive's new job means for Apple design

The company's first ever Chief Design Officer will play a bigger role than ever.

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Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies.

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Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion

The operator wants more content and an advertising platform as it looks for new ways to make money

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Tim Cook joins Weibo to reveal Apple's plans to go green in China

Apple wants to clean up its act by dramatically slashing its carbon emissions at Chinese factories.

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The truth about Macs in the enterprise

Security, manageability, and lower TCO are why Macs should comprise 10 to 25 percent of a company's work PCs.

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Ericsson takes patent royalty fight with Apple to European courts

Ericsson has filed three lawsuits against Apple in Europe in an ongoing dispute over patent royalties.

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Home Depot wants to start accepting Apple Pay

The Home Depot is aiming to the largest retailer yet to support Apple Pay, as long as it can cut a deal with Apple.

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MacKeeper celebrates a difficult birthday under the cloud of a class action lawsuit

Its new owners hope to repair MacKeeper's reputation, while its previous owner is close to a $2 million class-action settlement.

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Apple's biggest March quarter ever sees China grow while iPads shrink

The quarterly conference calls Apple has with analysts should be boring, but there are always a few fascinating tidbits. Jason Snell unpacks what you need to know.

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Glitch in iPad app causes travel headaches for American Airlines passengers

The software issue affected several dozen flights, said the carrier.