Kristen Wig to star in Apple’s first scripted comedy series

Kristen Wig to star in Apple’s first scripted comedy series

Apple has landed a 10-episode comedy series executive produced by and starring Kristen Wig, the Saturday Night Live grad and movie actress (GhostBusters, Downsizing), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The project, inspired by Curtis Sittenfeld's upcoming short-story collection You Think It, I'll Say It and produced by Reese Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine banner.

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Someone is attacking Apple shuttle buses

Someone is attacking Apple shuttle buses

Someone is attaching Apple shuttle buses that carry employees to and from San Francisco to the company’s Cupertino headquarters, according to an internal Apple email thread viewed by Mashable. Apparently, “rubber rounds” — rubber or rubber-coated projectiles that can be shot from either standard firearms or dedicated riot guns — are being fired at the vehicles, sometimes breaking windows.

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Apple plans another new campus and more investments in the American economy

Apple plans another new campus and more investments in the American economy

Apple has announced a new set of investments to build on its commitment to support the American economy and its workforce, concentrated in three areas where the tech giant has had the greatest impact on job creation: direct employment by Apple, spending and investment with Apple’s domestic suppliers and manufacturers, and fueling the app economy that the company created with iPhone and the App Store. 

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AWT TV Episode 34: January 16, 2018

AWT TV Episode 34: January 16, 2018

Welcome to AWT TV, a weekly show featuring Steve Sande, Dennis Sellers and Marty Edwards of Apple World Today. Each week we'll discuss what's happened in the world of Apple, talk about new apps and accessories, maybe even have a demonstration or two of the latest software.  

Starting with the last show (Episode 33), we're now going to a twice-monthly schedule. You can enjoy AWT TV on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM PT / 9:30 PM ET.

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VoIP-Pal calls Apple’s sanctions bid ‘absurd’

VoIP-Pal calls Apple’s sanctions bid ‘absurd’

VoIP-Pal.com Inc., which earlier beat back Apple’s challenges to two patents for Voice over Internet Protocol technology, on Friday characterized as "absurd" the company's bid for sanctions after it alleged VoIP-Pal tainted Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings with a series of behind-the-scenes communications, reports Law360.

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Law firm claims iPhone recycled batteries are evidence in ‘Batterygate’ brouhaha

Law firm claims iPhone recycled batteries are evidence in ‘Batterygate’ brouhaha

The number of class action lawsuits against Apple over “Batterygate” has reached 45, but the law firm of DiCello Levitt & Casey wants to go rather further than demanding compensation. As noted by 9to5Mac, it wants to force the tech giant to suspend the battery recycling program, keeping all the old batteries swapped so far.

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ParcSlope is a great hybrid stand for Mac laptops, iPad Pros

ParcSlope is a great hybrid stand for Mac laptops, iPad Pros

Twelve South's ParcSlope is an $49.99 hybrid stand that works great with a Mac laptop and iPad Pro.MacBook Pro. The sleek metal wedge elevates your device’s screen while tilting your keyboard at desk level for comfortable typing. And it makes a fine drawing easel for the tablet.

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