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Apple, Intel cite gains in hiring women and minorities

Since January, Apple said nearly half of its U.S. hires were women, black, Hispanic or Native American.

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC could be delayed again as retailers jump ship

The backers of CurrentC want to take the time to “do it right,” but it’s hard to see what else could go wrong at this point.

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Rite Aid back on board with Apple Pay as CurrentC exclusivity expires

The retailer-backed mobile payment service is falling apart before it launches.

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC may finally roll out in stores next month

According to a new report, CurrentC doesn't yet have agreements with credit card companies.

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U.S. Senator urges investigation of Apple's music streaming policies

Licensing terms prohibit competing companies from letting consumers know of better music deals

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Apple's third quarter: $10.7 billion profit and a 'great start' for Apple Watch

Cupertino continues to make money hand-over-fist with strong iPhone sales and record revenue from services.

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All United Airlines flights in U.S. grounded by 'network connectivity' issues

Passengers were unable to check in for flights or print boarding passes.

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After Uber ruling, pressure mounts to reclassify contractors as employees

New suits claim the contract workers are in effect employees

Apple loses e-book antitrust appeal

The federal appeals court ruling is another setback in the company's attempt to justify its e-book sales practices.

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After photo leak, North Korea said to block Instagram

Fire at iconic hotel could be trigger for the country's first known Internet filter.

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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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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.