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Posts from — February 2015

Apple Inc Campus 2, Phase 2 plans R&D facilities big enough to design a car

Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple is moving forward with advanced plans for Phase 2 of its ambitious Campus 2 project, including testing workshops and research and development facilities with enough room to develop and test new products the size of an automobile.

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Apple Campus 2 Phase 2, take 2

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February 17, 2015   No Comments

Exclusive February aerial tour of Apple Inc’s Campus 2 shows ‘Spaceship’ Ring rising, theater progress, more

Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple’s Campus 2 mega-project is showing major progress in its “Spaceship” Ring, where interlocking concrete slabs are building a foundation for a steel structure that is already beginning to reach upward by four stories. The first massive parking garage is nearly finished and existing buildings have been demolished to make room for a second stage R&D site.


Apple Campus 2 in February 2015, viewed from the south

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February 9, 2015   No Comments

Apple touts iPad as music creation tool in new ad featuring Elliphant

Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple dropped a new iPad TV spot featuring music creation apps just in time for the Grammy Awards, featuring Swedish recording artist Elliphant, UK producer Riton, DJ The Gaslamp Killer and Parisian film director So Me.

iPad ad Changes Elliphant

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February 8, 2015   No Comments

Apple’s new Swift programming language takes flight with Getty Images, American Airlines, LinkedIn, and Duolingo

Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple’s new Swift programming language has only been available for a few months, but iOS and OS X developers from American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn and Duolingo are reporting favorable impressions–ranging from increased productivity to fewer bugs in their shipping apps–as interest in the new language rapidly accelerates.

Swift at WWDC 2014

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February 7, 2015   No Comments

Apple Inc iOS 8 HealthKit already in testing at 60 percent of top 23 U.S. hospitals

Daniel Eran Dilger

An exclusive report by Reuters noted that 14 of the top 23 hospitals in the U.S. have already rolled out a pilot program using Apple’s iOS 8 Health app, or “are in talks to do so.”

Health iOS 8

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February 5, 2015   No Comments

After whipping Intel, Nvidia & AMD in mobile chips, sky’s the limit for Apple Inc’s silicon design team

Daniel Eran Dilger

While rumors have long claimed that Apple has plans to replace Intel’s x86 chips in Macs with its own custom ARM Application Processors, there are a series of more valuable opportunities available to Apple’s silicon design team, each of which has the potential to replicate Apple’s history of beating Intel in mobile chips and in building mobile GPUs without the help of Nvidia or AMD.

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February 5, 2015   1 Comment

Apple Inc. shares approach ex-dividend as it gears up to distribute $2.8 billion to shareholders [u]

Daniel Eran Dilger

On February 12, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share, but investors will need to buy shares by February 5th (to have settled ownership of the company’s stock by the market’s close on February 9) in order to qualify.

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February 3, 2015   No Comments