September 17

Two trends in iPhones might seem to place the interests of Apple and its customers on opposite sides of the fence. Making iPhones more expensive seems good for Apple, bad for customers. Conversely, making iPhones last longer would seem good for customers, bad for Apple.

But all is not necessarily as it seems, argues one of the smarter Apple analysts …

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September 13

Apple’s Lisa Jackson today announced that it is investing in a project to restore and protect mangroves across a 27,000-acre forest in Colombia. Fast Company reports that Jackson, who serves as Apple’s VP of environment, policy, and social initiatives, made the announcement at the Global Climate Action Summit today in San Francisco.  expand full story

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August 6

Apple partners with Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re to push renewable energy efforts in Illinois and Virginia

Apple is partnering with Akamai, Etsy, and Swiss Re to develop two new wind and solar energy farms in Illinois and Virginia. The new project is planned to produce 290 megawatts to the PJM electric grid, serving major parts of the Eastern United States.

July 12

Apple this evening has announced a $300 million fund for investing in renewable energy projects in China. As the company announced in a press release, The China Clean Energy Fund is a partnership between Apple and several of its suppliers to produce at least 1 gigawatt of energy through renewable means…

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June 24

As it has done in past years, Apple today is participating the San Francisco Pride Parade. Apple employees donned Pride-themed t-shirts with the Apple logo, as did CEO Tim Cook, Lisa Jackson, and Jay Blahnik.

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June 3

9to5Mac is on the ground in San Jose, California for Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference, and our news hub is collecting all of our coverage in one place.

We’re expecting iOS 12, macOS 10.14, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12 — and maybe a few surprises — so stay tuned to 9to5Mac for all the news from San Jose and live from the keynote on Monday 10 am PT/1 pm ET.

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