June 14

One of the things we learned during David Rubenstein’s interview of Tim Cook, posted in full yesterday, was that all employees at Apple Park are getting standing desks.

We have given all of our employees, 100%, standing desks. If you can stand for a while, then sit, and so on and so forth, it’s much better for your lifestyle.

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June 6

Apple is adding a new “Movement Disorder API” to its open-source ResearchKit framework that will allow Apple Watch to continuously monitor Parkinson’s disease symptoms.

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June 4

Apple opened up its Apple Park campus to more than 350 WWDC scholarship students yesterday, welcoming them to an orientation and meet-and-greet in the Steve Jobs Theater. And it looks like the company wanted to make sure the place was looking good for their visit …

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June 2

Earlier this year, Apple announced plans for a new campus in the United States, and since then, reports have suggested that the company is eyeing Research Triangle Park in North Carolina. Now, it is said that an official announcement from Apple is imminent…

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May 24

While the architecture and landscape of Apple’s new campus in Cupertino have been extensively documented through photography, drone flights, and spirited conversation, a new video from manufacturer Leon Speakers calls attention to an overlooked aspect of Apple Park – its audio system. 

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May 22

Readdle is releasing a major update to its Spark email app today with version 2 for both iOS and macOS. The new app is unlike other email clients in that it doesn’t just let you manage email on your own, but instead builds features for teams on top of email.

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May 17

There were conflicting reports yesterday about the likely location of the new Apple campus the company promised back in January. With a large number of well-paid jobs at stake, there is stiff competition between states.

One report said that North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park was the favored option, while another suggested that Northern Virginia was still very much in the running …

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May 16

Apple announced back in January that it was planning to grow its US operations with a new campus.

The company plans to establish an Apple campus in a new location, which will initially house technical support for customers. The location of this new facility will be announced later in the year.

Since then, there has been much speculation on where it might be located …

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April 23

Apple confirmed plans to buy music tagging service Shazam back in December, but Apple’s acquisition of the London-based firm still hasn’t received EU antitrust regulatory approval yet. Apple moved to close the deal back in March when the European Commission took control of the approval process, and a decision to OK the deal or launch an in-depth investigation was promised today.

First reported by Reuters, the European Commission has formally moved to launch an ‘in-depth’ four month investigation into the proposed deal before allowing or blocking Apple’s takeover of Shazam. The EC says the risk of Apple buying Shazam is limiting choice of music streaming services…

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April 16

A drone pilot who has been making regular flights over Apple Park says he believes that the company is tracking all flights over the campus, and thinks it’s only a matter of time before counter-measures are used to block future flights …

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April 7

Apple CEO Tim Cook and several other members of Apple leadership visited yesterday with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the company’s new Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino. The visit included a trip to the Steve Jobs Theater, and was attended by Saudi ambassador to the United States Prince Khalid bin Salman and members of the Crown Prince’s delegation.

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March 21

Apple’s new campus in Cupertino is being spotlighted at a new art exhibition opening in England today. Internet Giants : Masters of the Universe features iconic architecture of major technology companies around the world, including Apple Park and the nearby Central & Wolfe campus in Sunnyvale.

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March 16

Tim Cook meets with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at Apple Park

Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at the company’s brand new campus, Apple Park, as mentioned in the tweet Mnuchin posted.

March 8

A key figure behind the massive Apple Park construction project is leaving the company, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Apple’s VP of Real Estate and Development Dan Whisenhunt has reportedly announced his retirement after over 10 years in his current role.

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March 7

Apple Park may be the most dramatic and ambitious campus for the company, but it won’t be its last. Apple is already planning its next one, at an as yet undisclosed location.

Bloomberg, working with Moody’s Analytics data, thinks it has come up with a shortlist of likely locations for the campus …

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March 5

Humor: Redditor discovers original iPhone X ad predicted the Apple Park glass pane problem

The brilliant minds at r/apple have uncovered a brilliant Easter egg hiding in plain sight in a recent iPhone X ad, and frankly I’m envious that I didn’t make this connection first.

March 2

After Cupertino building official Albert Salvador visited Apple Park last year, he was concerned about employees running into the glass walls that were placed all around the campus as the cafeteria’s doors were indistinguishable from the glass walls, as we reported last month.

After bringing up the issue, a contractor walked right into one of the glass walls, the San Fransisco Chronicle reports.

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March 1

Apple wants to trademark its concentric ring logo of Apple Park

Apple uses a series of concentric circles to represent its spaceship campus, and it’s now seeking a US trademark for the Apple Park logo …

February 27

Apple’s commitment to accessibility goes beyond UI features in its devices, says one Twitter user who took a trip to the Apple Park visitor’s center.

User @xarph said that the center was an object lesson in how to design for accessibility ‘when cost is no object’ …

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February 16

Today we’ve got a fun story out of Apple Park, the latest new CarPlay option, HP pushing Apple products, and a stunning story about Apple Watch.

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