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Apple releases third OS X Yosemite GM candidate ahead of Oct. 16 event

Just a few days after the second golden master candidate, Apple has seeded a third version of OS X Yosemite to developers. Sources say that Apple has planned to finalize the code for Yosemite tomorrow ahead of a ship date around next week’s October 16th media event. The update is available in …

Jony Ive: companies that copy Apple's style are stealing

It's not flattery — it's theft, Apple's head of design says<p>When Jony Ive sees designs from other companies that closely mimic Apple's, he isn't flattered. Apple's head of design told the audience at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit today that copying makes him angry. In response to a …

Imgur is upgrading the GIF for the 21st century

Auto-conversion of GIFs to MP4 video files will allow for smaller files, higher quality<p>GIFs are positively everywhere, and have been for a while — there's no stopping them. But the massive photo sharing service Imgur thinks they can be improved upon and brought forward into the modern age. "Let's …

Carl Icahn predicts Apple share price will more than double

Carl Icahn urges Apple to initiate share buyback, saying all-conquering tech company is ‘dramatically undervalued’<p>Veteran corporate raider Carl Icahn has predicted that Apple shares will double to more than $200 (£124) each as he began his latest campaign to force the company into another stock …

Jony Ive Details Apple Design Process, iPhone 6 Design Choices in New Interview

Apple's head of design Jony Ive today gave a live interview at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in San Francisco. In the interview, which <i>BusinessInsider</i> attended, Ive gave some rare insight into the design process at Apple and some of the design choices the team made with the iPhone …

Ariana Grande Performs With the Weeknd on "Saturday Night Live"

Ariana Grande was the musical guest on last night's "Saturday Night Live", the first episode of the 40th season hosted by Chris Pratt. In addition to performing her <i>My Everything</i> single "Break Free", the singer brought out the Weeknd to do their ballad "Love Me Harder". She also appeared in a sketch …

Immortalize yourself on a brick in the Nikola Tesla Museum

A new Indiegogo campaign lets you get your name or a short phrase (or even a haiku!) on a brick in the upcoming museum for the storied inventor.<p>The dream of having a museum dedicated to inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla is taking shape -- brick by brick.<p>Thanks to a new Indiegogo campaign that lets …

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt: Competition Between Apple and Google is More Brutal Than Ever

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and former SVP of products, Jonathan Rosenberg, recently published a new book entitled "How Google Works, which explores topics like corporate culture, strategy, talent, innovation, dealing with disruption, and more. The duo have done an interview with …

Bending an iPhone 6 Plus Is Pretty Darn Hard, Consumer Reports Says

The phone performed well under testing even harsher than Apple's own.<p>Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus doesn’t bend as readily as a brief surge of Internet hype earlier in the week would have had you believe.<p>Consumer Reports, the gold standard when it comes to testing consumer products for failures in the …

Watch the Blue Man Group's Crazy iPhone 6 'Unboxing'

Check out this crazy iPhone 6 'unboxing' video made by the Blue Man Group.<p><i>Announced on September 9th, Blue Man Group received a special pre-release</i> …

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