Apple World Today News Update: May 21, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: May 21, 2018

Welcome to another week of the Apple World Today News Update Podcast! Today we have stories about a real proposed "Apple Tax", a fun new "feature" in Google Maps, Apple slipping a spot in the Fortune 500, and a cool portable second monitor for MacBook and MacBook Pro users:

  • Cupertino is considering an employee head tax that would specifically target its biggest employer -- Apple

  • Want to drive a green pickup truck around the city? Google Maps for iOS adds that icon and two more to replace the familiar blue arrow

  • Apple's now number 4 on the Fortune 500 list, but it's still the most profitable company in the country

  • AOC's I1601FWUX portable USB-C monitor makes it easy and affordable for MacBook/MacBook Pro users to take a second monitor with them on the road

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AWT News Update: November 9, 2017

AWT News Update: November 9, 2017

The road to a $1 trillion company, an interview with Jony Ive, and the opening of the Apple Park Visitor Center all make today's news on the Apple World Today News Update Podcast:

  • Apple closed for the second day at a share price that gives the company a market cap of over $900 billion
  • Jony Ive talks with Wallpaper* about the iPhone X and Apple Park from a designer's viewpoint
  • Cupertino residents get a special preview of Apple Park's Visitor Center next Thursday
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AWT News Update: September 11, 2017

AWT News Update: September 11, 2017

It's the day before a BIG Apple event, so today's podcast is a bit shorter than usual:

  • There's already at least one person in line for the new iPhone, although it won't ship for at least two weeks...
  • Apple World Today will have plenty of coverage of tomorrow's event, on TwitterFacebook and tomorrow night on YouTube
  • The LTE Apple Watch may be able to send and receive calls on the same phone number you have for your iPhone
  • The Steve Jobs Theater only received a temporary occupancy permit on September 1, with the fire department providing "approval with conditions"
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Cupertino, California, now provides Wi-Fi access to employees, guests (and makes sure the system works with Apple devices)

Cupertino, California, now provides Wi-Fi access to employees, guests (and makes sure the system works with Apple devices)

The city of Cupertino, California (Apple’s home base) is using Aerohive Networks’ access points, branch routers, and switches to deliver Wi-Fi to its employees and guests. The city initially selected Extreme Networks but after connectivity issues with Apple devices arose, Cupertino officials explored solutions from Ruckus, Meraki, and Aerohive before choosing the latter.

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AWT News Update: April 6, 2015

AWT News Update: April 6, 2015

It's Apple Watch Launch Week, but we decided to start the week with a completely Watch-Free News Update. Here's what's up today:

  • Apple doesn't want felons building its new headquarters in Cupertino
  • Foxconn gives Re/Code a tour of the living quarters for those employees who build all of your favorite Apple products ... and more!
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