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Apple's reportedly building an in-house team to work on speech recognition research, but its in-house advertising team isn't doing so hot.

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Apple launches Back to School promo, offers gift cards with purchase

As in past years, Apple is offering a gift card to the Apple Store alongside the qualifying purchase of a Mac, iPad, or iPhone for the upcoming school year.

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Comic: Phones by the foot

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: Phones by the foot.

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Five new ways Google is taking on Apple

At its I/O developer conference, Google announced a slew of new products and technologies. But these five are targeted most directly at Apple.

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Why Apple really cares about your privacy

If you read between the lines of Apple's recent announcements, you'll find that the company is turning user privacy into a key competitive advantage.

Reading List: News to me

Apple's rolled out more channels on the Apple TV, Angela Ahrendts posts to Linked In, and more.

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Hit the road, jack: Why Apple may say goodbye to the headphone plug

As Apple creates a standard for Lightning-powered headphones, is the company getting ready to ditch the venerable headphone jack from its devices?

Wearables Right or Wrong? It's good for Apple that Tim Cook isn't masterminding the iWatch

In Episode 6 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on iWatch development, wearables at Google I/O, and a breathing monitor that should never have been made.

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What Apple's WWDC announcements reveal about products to come

WWDC may have come and gone with no new hardware, but for the astute Apple observer, there were plenty of clues to the product pipeline in what the company did announce.

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Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.

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Garmin targets Waze and Google Maps with Viago, a $2, upgradeable GPS app

It's still not free, but for just $2 how can you go wrong with Garmin Viago?

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