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Thursday May 19

04:02
Apple to Advance Apple Pencil to Work with Next-Gen Magic...

Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals their work on bringing the Apple Pencil to the Mac via a future version of their Magic Trackpad. The Apple Pencil is also being designed to work with in-air gestures to allow users to control ...

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02:21
One of Bollywood's Biggest Stars Threw a Party for Ti...

One of Bollywood’s biggest stars Shah Rukh Khan threw a house party for Apple Inc.’s Chief Executive Tim Cook in Mumbai on Wednesday ...

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01:36
Apple Opens New Maps Development Office in India and Partn...

Yesterday we posted a report titled "Apple to Open First-of-its-Kind iOS App Design Center and Development Accelerator in India," followed by a second report titled "Apple's CEO has a Big Agenda in India this Week." Well, Apple's making headlines again today by announcing the opening of a new developement office in Hyderabad ...

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Wednesday May 18

21:51
Apple to Hire 4,000 Employees in Hyderabad, India to Work...

In line with previous rumors and confirmations, Apple today announced the opening of a new development center in Hyderabad, India focused on Apple Maps development.

WaveRock campus in Hyderabad, India

The new center will employ up to 4,000 workers, with the announcement coming as part of Tim Cook's ongoing trip to China and India. “Apple is focused on making the best products and services in the world and we are thrilled to open this new office in Hyderabad which will focus on Maps development,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “The talent here in the local area is incredible and we are...

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15:17
The Green Light for Production of Apple's A10 Process...

In February Patently Apple posted a report titled "Samsung Enters 'State of Emergency' as Apple Chooses TSMC as Exclusive A10 Supplier." Apple's next-gen A10 processor is to be a 10-nanometer FinFET based processor.

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11:51
Google I/O 2016: Assistant, Home, Allo, Duo, Android N, an...

Google hosted its annual I/O developers keynote at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California today, announcing multiple new products and services related to Android, search, messaging, home automation, and more.

Google Assistant

Google Assistant is described as a "conversational assistant" that builds upon Google Now based on two-way dialog. The tool can be used, for example, to ask who directed the movie Avatar, and to ask which other movies he has directed, and Google should be able to isolate the questions from the conversation and provide answers.

The new Siri and Alexa rival, compatible with both voice and chat, will be widely available on Android, iOS, in the home, and elsewhere later this year.

Google Home

Google Home is a new Wi-Fi-enabled personal assistant device for the home that enables...

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11:14
Google Home: Advanced Home Automation for Android Users In...

At Google I/O 2016 that kicked off this morning, they introduced 'Google Home' that will be coming to market later this year. It's very much like Amazon's Echo and Apple TV ...

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09:31
Siri for Mac’s Colorful Waveform Dock Icon Revealed Ahead...

Rumors have indicated Siri integration will be one of the key features coming in OS X 10.12, and new screenshots of a Siri menu bar and Siri app icon suggest Apple is indeed working on bringing Siri to the Mac in its 2016 operating system update. The screenshots were shared with MacRumors by a source who has provided us with reliable information about Apple's software plans in the past.

In the menu bar, there's a simple Siri black and white icon that features the word "Siri" surrounded by a box, while the full dock icon is more colorful and features a colorful Siri waveform in the style of other built-in app icons. Clicking on either of the icons brings up a Siri waveform to give users a visual cue that the virtual assistant is listening for commands, much like on iOS...

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07:04
Apple and Boston Properties at Odds over Famed New York St...

It's being reported today that Apple wants to take a larger bite out of the GM Building. Apple pioneered its iconic and patented glass cube Apple Store on the Fifth Avenue plaza of the full block tower, but business ...

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06:23
Apple's CEO Enjoys China's famous JJ Lin Playing...

Apple launched GarageBand for China yesterday that offers Chinese fans access to digital versions of instruments. In a new video, China's famous ...

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05:43
Tim Cook Starts India Trip With Temple Visit and Meetings...

After arriving in India from Beijing on late Tuesday night, Apple CEO Tim Cook started his five-day trip in the country with a pre-dawn visit to the famous Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai on Wednesday, according to The Indian Express. Cook was accompanied by newly promoted Apple India head Sanjay Kaul.

Tim Cook and Apple India head Sanjay Kaul, right (Image: The Indian Express)

Cook proceeded to meet Anant Ambani, the son of Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, before holding business meetings with Vodafone India CEO Sunil Sood, Tata Group Chairman Cyrus Mistry, and TCS CEO Natarajan Chandrasekaran, among others, at the luxurious Taj Mahal Hotel where he is...

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05:08
Apple's CEO has a Big Agenda in India this Week

Apple's CEO has landed in India for a week's long stay with a packed agenda. Earlier we reported on Apple's "First-of-its-Kind iOS App Design Center and Development Accelerator in India." We now have learned that Cook and his team will be meeting with the top telcos in India to ...

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03:50
Foxconn Subsidiary Buys Microsoft's Entry-Level Featu...

Earlier today Microsoft announced it reached an agreement to sell the company's entry-level feature phone assets to FIH Mobile Ltd., a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group, and HMD Global, Oy for $350 million. As part of the deal, FIH Mobile Ltd. will also acquire Microsoft Mobile Vietnam — the company's Hanoi, Vietnam, manufacturing facility. Upon close of this deal,...

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02:47
Apple to Open First-of-its-Kind iOS App Design Center and...

Earlier today Apple's CEO Tim Cook, stated that "India is home to one of the most vibrant and entrepreneurial iOS development communities in the world. With the opening of this new facility in Bengaluru, we’re giving developers access to tools which will help them create innovative apps for customers around the world."

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Tuesday May 17

21:44
Apple Announces Plans to Establish iOS App Design and Deve...

As was rumored earlier this week, Apple today announced plans to establish a new iOS App Design and Development Accelerator in Bangalore, India. According to Apple, the accelerator is part of an effort to support engineering talent and boost growth in India's iOS developer community.

"India is home to one of the most vibrant and entrepreneurial iOS development communities in the world," said Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. "With the opening of this new facility in Bengaluru, we're giving developers access to tools which will help them create innovative apps for customers around the world."On a weekly basis, Apple experts plan to lead briefings and offer one-on-one app reviews for developers. The...

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18:15
Apple Granted a Key Patent Supporting Touch ID beneath a T...

Apple has two patent pending inventions that cover a future version of Touch ID being positioned beneath the display of devices like an iPhone or iPad. Today's granted patent for touch technology beneath a display marks Apple's third patent on this front and it comes by way of Privaris.

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13:31
Apple TV Sees Major Sales Growth in 2015 But Still Ranks a...

The launch of the fourth-generation Apple TV, with Siri integration and a full App Store, resulted in a huge Apple TV sales boost, according to new data shared by Parks Associates. In 2015, Apple TV unit sales were 50 percent higher than unit sales in 2014.

Despite the surge in sales, the Apple TV continues to rank as the fourth most popular streaming media player in the United States, coming in behind Roku, Amazon, and Google. The Apple TV accounted for 20 percent of streaming media players purchased from 1Q 2015 to 1Q 2016, compared to 30 percent for Roku and 22 percent each for Amazon and Google.

While Apple TV remains in fourth place among the four major brands, it had the largest increase in unit sales year-over-year, primarily...

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11:07
Apple's Hiring Activity has increased in the Area of...

Patently Apple has covered thirteen related wireless charging patents since 2011 and have set up a special archive for easy reference. A new report shows that Apple's hiring ...

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10:06
9.7-Inch iPad Pro Crashing Issues Persist for Some Users o...

Over the past six weeks, a number of 9.7-inch iPad Pro early adopters have reported sporadic crashing issues that result in the tablet soft rebooting to the Apple logo start up screen and prompting Touch ID or passcode verification.

The bug has afflicted a wide range of 9.7-inch iPad Pro models since the tablet launched on March 31, regardless of storage capacity, color, and Wi-Fi or cellular capabilities. Both iOS 9.3.1 and iOS 9.3.2 appear to be affected.

Based on crowdsourced information from the Apple Support Communities and MacRumors discussion forums, it...

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09:52
Apple Hires Pair of Engineers From Wireless Charging Start...

As rumors swirl around Apple's potential integration of wireless charging in future iPhone models, The Verge discovered the company has recently hired a pair of engineers with specialties focused in wireless charging and ultrasonic technology. Those two hires came in the past four months, but they are part of a larger group of more than a dozen wireless charging hires over the past two years.

The two latest hires, Jonathan Bolus and Andrew Joyce, come from startup uBeam, which is working on a wireless charging technique centered around the harnessing of ultrasonic waves that are converted into electricity to charge an electronic device. Questions about the viability of uBeam's technology have been...

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09:38
Apple's Supply Chain begins to Rev up for iPhone 7 Pr...

It's being reported today that Apple's supply chain is expected to begin shipping Apple's upcoming next-generation iPhone products at the end of the third quarter.

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09:07
Apple Launches GarageBand for China with Chinese Instrumen...

Earlier today Apple announced an update to GarageBand that celebrates the rich history of Chinese music with new instruments and extensive Chinese language localization throughout the app. Building on GarageBand’s extensive collection of sounds, this update adds traditional Chinese instruments — the pipa, erhu and Chinese percussion — along with 300 Apple-created Chinese musical loops ...

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08:39
Intel has Reportedly Won Apple's Modem Chip Business...

Last year we posted a report titled "Intel's One-Time Secret Modem Project may be Headed for the iPhone 7 and Beyond." Then last month we posted a follow-up report titled "Could Qualcomm's Possible Loss of Apple's iPhone Modem Business be Intel's Gain?" The answer to that question appears to be yes. A new supply chain report today states that "Intel...

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07:42
Apple Granted 47 Patents Today Covering Free Fall Device P...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 47 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover an Apple invention designed to protect devices from free falls. In addition we cover two design patents. The first covers an Apple Watch related design and the second may be related to the iPad Pro.

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05:52
Apple Granted a Patent for a Supporting In-Vehicle Navigat...

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 47 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover a new mapping and CarPlay invention that was originally filed under the inventors' names and not Apple. Today's granted patent covers electronic equipment in a system that transmits and receives wireless alerts. The system works in conditions where GPS fails.

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