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Apple Inc., formerly Apple Computer, Inc., is an American multinational corporation that designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company’s best-known hardware products are the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad.

Foxconn Chooses Wisconsin For $10 Billion Flat Panel Factory

Foxconn, one of the most important companies within Apple's supply chain, is close to announcing the location of a brand new factory in…

Apple’s New Lavish HQ Is Missing A Few Things

Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things:…

Can Apple’s $1 Billion Pledge Help Revitalize American Manufacturing?

Apple plans to launch a $1 billion fund to boost American manufacturing. But can the investment counter how automation will affect employment within…

Apple’s Ambitious Recycled Materials Goal

In a drastic departure from its prior policy, last week Apple became the first major IT company to commit to using only recycled…

Apple to Launch a 200 Megawatt Solar Project in Nevada

Apple plans to partner with state utility NV Power to install an additional 200 megawatts of solar energy in northern Nevada.

Airbnb Promises Free Housing to Refugees and Citizens Affected by U.S. Travel Ban

As part of a growing national backlash, Airbnb promised free housing to refugees and citizens who have been detained within the U.S. or…

Apple and the Conservation Fund Boost Forest Protection in Maine

This week, Apple partnered with the Conservation Fund to donate 32,400 acres of forest to the Forest Society of Maine. The tech giant's…

Child Labor in Cobalt Mines is a Stain on the Global Electronics Industry

Congo provides about half the world's supply of cobalt, but this conflict mineral has ties to human rights abuses and child labor.

Apple Sows Seeds of Change in the Smart Home Market

The arrival of iOS 10 officially introduced Apple’s hotly-anticipated HomeKit platform app, with an aim to uncomplicate home automation once and for all.

Does Digital Currency Pose a Threat to the Banking System?

A bloc of Australian banks is petitioning the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to make Apple give them the secret to Apple…

Apple Is Serious About Protecting Forests

Why would the maker of the iPhone buy and protect forests? In the words of Lisa P. Jackson, the company's vice president of…

Good Tech, Bad Timing: The Power of the Market

In the 21st century, we've become accustomed to technology developing at lightning speeds. But for every successful electronic device, there is a string…

Apple Wants To Make It Harder To Fix iPhones

Three U.S. states aim to pass 'right-to-repair' legislation -- which requires electronics manufacturers to give buyers the information needed to replace parts. But…

Apple: Latest Powerhouse to Skip GOP Convention Funding

Apple announced it will not lend funding to the GOP for the 2016 Republican National Convention. It will also pull other technical support,…

Apple’s Foray into Renewables Should Worry Utilities

Utilities should be worries as Apple’s entry into the renewables buying-and-selling markets could become a huge threat to their business.