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Schools complain that upgrading student iPads to iOS 7 removes security filters

When Apple announced iOS 7, it made a big deal about how good the operating system would be for educators looking to manage iPads in their classroom. There's a whole page set up making that claim. But a new report from AllThingsD shows that while iOS 7 has some great tools for educators, its initial...

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Carriers: iPhone 5s inventory on Friday will be low

AllThingsD blogger Ina Fried is reporting that sources at multiple US mobile carriers are giving her the word that the inventory of the iPhone 5s will be surprisingly low on Friday, September 20. One carrier source even went so far as to say that, "We will have grotesquely unavailable inventory." ...

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Apple TV refresh expected next week with tweaked AirPlay function

Yesterday the spotlight was shining on Apple's iPhone lineup, but next week, expect to see a refresh of the company's "hobby" -- the Apple TV. Peter Kafka at AllThingsD reports that Apple TV will gain new capabilities with an update scheduled for September 18. That's the same day that iOS 7 is rel...

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AllThingsD: All three music labels on board for Apple

In the music industry, there are three major labels: Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group and Sony Music. According to Peter Kafka at All Things D, Apple has now signed agreements with all three labels, opening the way to a possible Apple announcement of the iRadio streaming service during th...

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Nuance a "fundamental provider" to Siri

Rumors have long suggested Apple is working with Nuance on the voice recognition technology that powers Siri, but neither company has confirmed this partnership until now. Speaking during AllThingsD's D11 conference, Nuance CEO Paul Ricci officially confirmed that his company is a "fundamental pro...

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Tim Cook explains why Apple only makes one iPhone [Video]

During yesterday's All Things D kickoff interview, Walt Mossberg asked Tim Cook why Apple hasn't yet released different iPhone models for a range of demographics and regions. If a varied product lineup worked so successfully for the iPod, Mossberg wondered, why not implement a similar strategy for...

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Full video from Tim Cook's D11 appearance now available

Our staff has been pushing out articles about Tim Cook's D11 appearance last night, and now the complete video is available courtesy of AllThingsD. The one-hour, 21-minute video is fascinating, not for any announcements that were made or not made by Cook, but for the constant pressure from hosts W...

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Tim Cook to speak at All Things D conference tonight

Fresh off of his recent trip to Washington D.C., Apple CEO Tim Cook will kick off the 11th annual All Things D conference later today when he sits down for an interview with Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. The interview is slated to begin at 9 PM ET. The interviews at All Things D are always info...

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Tim Cook will headline All Things D conference next month

The Wall Street Journal's AllThingsD blog has announced the lineup for its 11th AllThingsD conference happening later this month, and the lead draw is Apple's CEO. Yes, an interview with Tim Cook will headline the show. He appeared at the conference last year to talk about Apple's present and fu...

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Waze CEO reacts to Apple Maps

Waze CEO Noam Bardin told the audience at AllThingsD's D:Dive Into Mobile conference that he expected Apple Maps to be mediocre, but he was surprised by the vehement consumer backlash to the product. "We assumed Apple's Maps product wouldn't be that good, but we thought it would be good enoug...

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Apple's hunt for a new retail chief continues

Remember when Apple fired retail head John Browett at the end of October? Well, his job is still open in the company, and as AllThingsD's John Paczkowski notes, Apple may be taking its time to replace Browett because they can't afford to make another mistake hiring a senior VP for this critical...

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Instagram and Twitter aren't friends anymore

Remember the good old days when Instagram and Twitter (both free apps) were good buddies, playing together nicely and sharing their toys? Well, those days are long past. In an article on AllThingsD, blogger Mike Isaac details the deteriorating relationship between the two companies. Twitter blo...

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Apple investors 'return to senses' with big rally today

A massive sell-off in Apple shares that's been going on for about eight weeks now appears to have been nipped in the bud with a rally from Friday's close of US$527.68 to a high around $560. While the news out of Washington, DC about possible action on the upcoming "fiscal cliff" appears to be d...

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Apple's Bob Mansfield: influenced to stay by Scott Forstall's departure?

In the latest episode of the soap opera known as "Apple: As The Revolving Door Turns", we saw Senior Vice President of Technologies Bob Mansfield being persuaded somehow to stay on with the company for at least another two years while former iOS software VP Scott Forstall was quietly ushered out ...

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Ballmer: Apple has not produced a product that customers use

Someone in Redmond, WA needs to call the folks with the straitjackets, as it appears that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has gone certifiably bonkers. AllThingsD's John Paczkowski notes that in a recent interview with CNBC, Ballmer went on record as saying that "I don't think anybody has done a pr...

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