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Apple shares continue to plunge

Concerns over Chinese sales latest woe to hit tech giant. Apple’s share-price implosion continued Tuesday over worries about iPhone sales in China, helping drive down broader stock markets. The tech giant’s stock closed 3.8 per cent lower at $114.64 (U.S.) on trading volume of 123 million shares, about three times normal. That continued a fall that gained pace in July when Apple said it sold fewer iPhones than expected in

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Some Big App Makers Aren’t Feeling the Apple Watch

Is the Apple Watch in trouble? Facebook, Google and others haven’t rolled out their most popular apps for the device. When Apple reports its latest quarterly results Tuesday afternoon, many people will be hoping to learn something about how the company’s newest gadget, the Apple Watch is selling. Chances are Apple won’t reveal much, but as a piece in The New York Times noted today, some big app makers–namely Facebook,

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Apple News App to Rely on Editors Rather than Algorithms for Curation

Plans to hire ‘ambitious, detail-oriented journalists’ to work on recently-unveiled app, but what happens when Apple becomes the news? That news story you just read on your iPhone: did Apple pay the editor responsible? Actually, from this autumn, it’s possible that the company did. Apple is hiring a team of editors to work on the Apple News app unveiled during the company’s recent WWDC event, before the app’s launch as

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iPod Pulled from Apple Homepage and Hidden from Website, Could be Getting Ready to Retire.

The iPod has been retired from Apple’s homepage, in a move that could mean the much-loved music device is set to be retired. The device has sat at the top of the company’s site for over 13 years, and going through various iterations like the iPods Classic, Shuffle and Touch. But it has been taken down from that top banner, and hidden in a special “music” part of the site,

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