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Tim Cook and Jony Ive open up about Steve Jobs and the future of Apple

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek interviews Apple's top execs about new iPhones and the company's culture.

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Apple attacked over 'worsening' factory conditions in China

An investigation has revealed health and safety violations at a factory that supplies Apple and other brands.

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Apple will keep pushing for a sales ban on Samsung products

Apple will appeal an order from this week that denied the ban

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$25 iTunes freebies, iPad rumors, and the robot apocalypse

Apple's got two new commercials, the former Siri team is building an AI that might take over your world, and you can get some free iTunes credit when you buy an Apple TV.

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Apple celebrates diversity on its website while admitting it needs to do more

Apple debuted a new section of its website centered around the company's diversity and inclusion policy. It contains a new video, a letter from CEO Tim Cook, and the company's U.S. employee demographic data.

Inside Apple’s internal training program, Apple University

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The New York Times peers into Apple University, the technology company's internal training resource. A fascinating read, especially if you're curious as to how Picasso relates to Apple products.

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Record App Store sales, European job creation, and... WWDC 2015 rumors?

Some may joke that the dog days of summer make for slow news days, but we're here to fill you in on the top stories of August 6th, all the same.

Reading List: Will we see the next iPhone on September 9? Reply hazy, ask again later

Knock knock. Who's there? Oh, just some Apple news for Tuesday, August 5th.

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Tim Cook welcomes Beats to the Apple family

Apple's CEO took to Twitter to greet the new acquisition, and both companies have posted messages on their websites.

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Two Apple acquisitions aim to help improve book, radio recommendations

The company acquired services BookLamp and Swell, both of which focus on analyzing and recommending different kinds of content for readers and listeners.

Do the math: Figuring out what Apple's really worth

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The formula is pretty simple: Number of Mac users plus number of iOS users times how much money Apple makes on each one, plus what it's making from all those iTunes accounts, equals a pretty healthy company.

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Profits up, sales soft as Apple reports third-quarter earnings

Even in an era where critics complain the company has lost a step, Apple’s profits keep climbing. The company released its fiscal third-quarter earnings report on Tuesday, reporting revenue of $37.4 billion and a net profit of $7.7 billion.