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Apple asks Arizona governor to veto religious freedom bill, and other news for Feb. 25, 2014

Apple has confirmed to CNBC that is has asked Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) to veto the so called religious freedom bill SB 1062, which was passed along party lines in the Republican-controlled Arizona House and Senate. The bill would allow any person or company in Arizona to refuse service to...

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Apple clears final hurdle to bring sapphire-manufacturing plant to Arizona

AZCentral is reporting that the Gilbert Public School Board voted to approve a tax break for Apple, thereby clearing the way for Apple to open up its planned sapphire-manufacturing plant in Mesa, Ariz. Under terms of the agreement, Apple will buy the land, pay all expenses needed to build out the...

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Daily Update for November 5, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Apple to open Arizona manufacturing facility to make sapphire materials

Apple has announced its plans to open a new facility in Arizona to manufacture sapphire materials, according to PocketLint. The Mesa, Ariz., complex will be built and run in partnership with GT Advanced, which is helping Apple manufacture the sapphire. Apple currently uses sapphire in its camera...

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Apple sued for trademark infringement over iCloud name

iCloud Communications, LLC of Arizona is suing Apple for trademark infringement. The company claims Apple's use of the word iCloud is damaging to its business. According to the lawsuit, iCloud offers cloud computing products and services, telecommunication services, video conferencing and other...

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Arizona Apple Store opens this weekend

Don't let the summer heat get you down, Arizona. A new Apple Store is going to open this weekend in Glendale. At 10:00 AM on July 26th, Apple Store Arrowhead will open at Arrowhead Towne Center (75th Avenue & Bell Road). The store is located next to Sephora and Naturalizer on the bottom floor...

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Phoenix, Arizona Apple Store planned

The Graphic Mac is reporting that a new Apple Store has been planned for Phoenix, Arizona. This will be the state's fifth Apple Store, and Phoenix's second. The new store will open in the Arrowhead Mall. James at The Graphic Mac says he's seen the black construction wall and white Apple Logo in...

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Arizona Apple Store set to open

Apple will open Arizona's fourth Apple Store this Friday, October 26th at 6:00 PM at SunTan Village (why 6:00 PM on a Friday? Gee, I wonder....) The store is located at 2218 E. Williams Field Road in Gilbert, Arizona, near the Gordon Biersch Restaurant. You can get full travel directions here. As...

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