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Apple acquires Twitter analytics firm Topsy for around $200 million

Apple has reportedly acquired social-media analytics firm Topsy for around $200 million. It's not yet clear why the tech giant has bought the San Francisco-based company, though there are suggestions it may incorporate its technology into…
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Apple balks at $138,000 bill from court-appointed ebook watchdog, files complaint

Apple has filed a complaint with the court after receiving a bill of nearly $140,000, following just two weeks work, from the watchdog in charge of monitoring its antitrust policies.
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Apple offers gift cards for its US Black Friday deals, cash savings in Europe

Instead of discounting its products, Apple is this year offering US-based Black Friday shoppers gift cards of various values with purchases. In Europe, however, it's the other way around.
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This iPhone thief hand wrote and mailed a thousand contact names back to his victim

After stealing an iPhone in China, a thief got a threatening SMS message saying he should return it or else. Rather than lose his prize, he decided to do something slightly out of the ordinary.
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This screen protector adds a layer of Gorilla Glass on top of your iPad screen

Armorz has announced a new screen protector designed for the Apple iPad Air and iPad Mini. Instead of plastic, this screen protector is made from a super thin sheet of Gorilla Glass.
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Apple officially owns the company that made Microsoft’s Kinect

Apple representatives have confirmed that it has made a deal to purchase PrimeSense, a 3D sensor company that became famous for its work with Microsoft's Kinect sensor.
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Mac Pro goes for $977,000 at Jony Ive and Marc Newson’s (RED) charity auction

A Mac Pro sold at auction over the weekend for a staggering $977,000. OK, it wasn't a regular, run-of-the-mill, recently redesigned black Mac Pro computer that comes with a starting price of $3,000. It was a red one.
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Our Siri guide: How to merge your life with Apple’s witty virtual assistant

Find out exactly what Apple’s virtual assistant can do for you as we take a look at how to use Siri. We kick off with how to set Siri up, and then we check out supported commands, before looking at some handy tips.
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Patent battle: Samsung ordered to pay Apple $290 million after retrial

In 2012 a California judge ruled in a patent case between Apple and Samsung that $400 million awarded to Apple in damages had been erroneously calculated. After a retrial this week, another jury put the figure at $290 million.
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Skydrive gets a makeover for iOS, complete with automatic picture upload feature

Microsoft has announced a major update to its Skydrive app for iOS. In addition to a new look, bringing it up to date with iOS 7, the app now supports automatic uploading of pictures to Skydrive.
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Apple just bought the company that invented Microsoft’s Kinect

A report Sunday claims Apple has acquired PrimeSense, the Israeli company behind Microsoft’s Kinect motion-sensor technology. The Cupertino company may be planning to build the system into a number of its products, including the…