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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.

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.

3p Weekend: These 10 Retailers Will Reward You For Recycling

Despite the environmental benefits, recycling items that aren't recoverable curbside can often seem like a lot of trouble. But retailers feel your pain.…

Will Digital Voice Assistants Bring AI to Everyday Life?

Digital voice assistants like Apple’s Siri and Microsoft's Cortana bring artificial intelligence into the palm of our hands. And a new AI platform…

How ‘Siri’ and AI Tech Are Failing Us In Times of Crisis

A recent study commissioned by Stanford University and the University of California concluded that several smartphone AIs from Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft…

Can ‘Han Solo’ Hack the San Bernardino Phone?

The battle between free data access and personal security grabbed headlines this week, around the iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan…

New Data Debunks Some Data Centers’ Clean Energy Claims

Recent claims by owners of large data centers that a large part of their operations are powered by renewable energy have skeptics coming…

Your Smartphone May Be Linked to Child Labor

Amnesty International found child labor in the supply chains of 16 multinational tech companies, including Apple, Samsung, Daimler and Microsoft.