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The Mac at 30: The next 30 years

As the Mac celebrates its 30th birthday, Dan Moren looks at where the influential computer has been and what that might mean for where it’s headed.

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Samsung's Apple damages equivalent to 16 days' profit

Samsung owes Apple a check for smartphone patent infringement, but the multimillion-dollar award is equal to several days' profit for each company.

How the Macintosh measures up to 1984's other standouts

The Mac isn't the only thing to turn 30 this year. We compare the staying power of Apple's iconic computer to other things that came out in 1984.

Apple gobbled up the most chips in 2013 -- is that bad?

Apple easily outspent every other technology company in buying up chips during 2014, according to a new report. But does that give the edge to Samsung?

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iBooks textbooks and iTunes U courses come to Italy, Japan, and more

Apple on Tuesday announced that iBooks textbooks and the iTunes U Course Manager would be available in new countries within Asia, Latin America, and Europe.

on macworld.com

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Apple, FTC settle over in-app purchases by minors

In a settlement with the FTC, Apple has agreed to make changes to its in-app purchase system as well as providing millions in refunds to customers whose children made unauthorized purchases.

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Woz endorses Chinese smartphone

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak threw his support behind phones from Chinese device maker Xiaomi at an event in Beijing.

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Apple cleared by appeals court of using Motorola patents

The ruling confirms an earlier trade court ruling and marks another victory for Apple.

Master slo-mo mood in iPhone 5s

One of the great features in iPhone 5s is shooting slow-motion video. We'll show you how it works.

Apple, Samsung CEOs agree to mediation in court dispute

The mediation will be held by February 19 ahead of a March trial for the patent dispute

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Apple announces $10 billion App Store sales in 2013, $1 billion in December alone

Citing unprecedented demand, the company announced that it has now paid more than $15B to developers.

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Holiday travel diary: Hell is other peoples' cell phones

Holiday travelers around the world were exposed to more "social pollution" through overheard cell phone calls and social media blather than ever before. And it's only going to get worse.

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Tomorrow's news today: The biggest tech stories of 2014

Concepts like the smartwatch, 3D printing, device ID, biometrics and connected cars will be among the biggest tech headlines in 2014.