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When Big Brother is your Mom

In this week's podcast we talk Apple and diversity, Facebook as humor filter, calling your mom, iPhone 6 rumors, and an effective Apple ad.

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Comic: You down with USB?

Macworld and Rich Stevens of Diesel Sweeties present Multitouch Theater, a weekly cartoon about Macs, iOS, and everything in-between. This week: You down with (reversible) USB?

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What Apple's new content delivery network means for net neutrality, and for you

Apple has reportedly developed its own network for delivering content more efficiently; Glenn Fleishman explains how it benefits users and what it might mean for debates over net neutrality.

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The iPhone's sapphire future comes into focus

The Wall Street Journal says that Apple is replacing the glass screen on its upcoming iPhone and rumored smartwatch with one made from sapphire. It's a move that's been a long-time coming.

Siri ate my homework!

Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen discuss Apple's internal training program, App Store curation, women and tech, and what is and (mostly) isn't terrible about Facebook Messenger.

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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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Eve wasn't invited: Integrating women into the Apple community

iOS developer Brianna Wu looks at the ups and downs of being a female engineer in the Apple community.

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We've got the Beats

Serenity Caldwell and special guest star Dan Frakes review the news of the week including OS X Yosemite, Apple's Beats music integration, and more.