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Apple to Provide ‘Metal’ Platform for High-end Games on iOS
/ June 3, 2014 5:28 pm
Apple to Provide ‘Metal’ Platform for High-end Games on iOS

VentureBeat reports that Apple has a new platform for game developers, dubbed Metal, for rendering performance for 3D graphics. It allows developers to write their game databases openly to the Metal, making it simpler for developers to inscribe software that openly accesses the 3D graphics hardware in an iOS device. . Read More

Apple Launches New iOS 8 SDK
/ June 3, 2014 5:17 pm
Apple Launches New iOS 8 SDK

TechCrunch reports that with the launch of iOS 8, Apple today disclosed a number of new developer tools for its mobile operating system. The new iOS SDK, which Apple CEO Tim Cook called its most significant release since the introduction of the App Store comprises more than 4,000 new developer APIs and changes. . Read More

Apple TV Sells 20 Million Units and Continues to Evolve
/ May 29, 2014 4:26 pm
Apple TV Sells 20 Million Units and Continues to Evolve

TechCrunch reports that Apple TV has been seeing modest success as compared to some of its other products. However, with 20 million units sold, the product has evidently captured customer attention. Read More

Apple to Acquire Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics for $3 Billion
/ May 29, 2014 4:21 pm
Apple to Acquire Dr. Dre’s Beats Electronics for $3 Billion

Further bolstering its music offerings, Apple late Wednesday said it will pay $3 billion to acquire Dr. Dre's Beats Electronics, the developer of a subscription streaming music service and maker of popular headphones, speakers and audio software. Under the deal, expected to close by the end of September, the company will make an initial payment of $2.6 billion, plus another $400 million that will vest over time. As part of the acquisition, co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will join Apple in unspecified roles. Read More

Report: PayPal-Related Phishing Attacks Spike 73% During First Quarter
/ May 27, 2014 2:33 pm
Report: PayPal-Related Phishing Attacks Spike 73% During First Quarter

Phishing attacks aimed at PayPal users increased 73% during the first quarter, according to a new report from McLean-based Cyren. During a two-week sampling taken during the quarter, the company found that the number of PayPal-related phishing URLs increased from approximately 750 a day in the fourth quarter to more than 1,300 a day. . Read More

Google Overtakes Apple as Most Valuable Brand
/ May 21, 2014 4:40 pm
Google Overtakes Apple as Most Valuable Brand

Yahoo Finance reports that Google (GOOG) has surpassed Apple (AAPL) as the world's most valuable brand, according to MillwardBrown's 2014 BrandZ ranking. . Read More

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Apple to Integrate HD Audio in iOS8
/ May 14, 2014 2:34 pm
Apple to Integrate HD Audio in iOS8

Hypebot reports that Apple is reportedly preparing high-definition audio playback for iOS8, according to Japanese website Mac Otakara. The announcement is expected to be made at their World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in early June. . Read More

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