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May 18

AAPL: 152.54

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Livestreaming on the YouTube mobile app can certainly come in handy, as 9to5Google used it at I/O, but Google has held it back just a bit so only certain users can access it. Now, all requirements for mobile livestreaming are being dropped.

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May 15

AAPL: 155.70

-0.40
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Update: Bloomberg corroborates the report, stating the planned I/O launch as a specific plan rather than merely a possibility.

Google’s artificial intelligence software is already inside Android phones, smart speakers and watches. At the Google I/O conference this week, the Alphabet Inc. unit plans to bring it to at least three more places: iPhones, coffee tables and kitchens […]

The Assistant app will integrate with other Google apps on the iPhone so a user could ask to see a video and it will begin playing via YouTube.

Google Assistant has expanded quite a lot over the past several months since its debut on the Google Pixel, with the service moving to Google Home, Allo, and the majority of Android phones on the market today. Now, it seems that Google is planning another expansion, with a potential debut on Apple’s iOS.

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May 11

AAPL: 153.95

1.32
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9to5toys 

March 9

AAPL: 138.68

-0.32
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February 20

AAPL: 135.72

0.38
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Each year, Harris Polls runs rankings of the top 100 “most visible” companies operating in the United States, ranking them by their reputation among customers who participate in the survey. This year, in a survey of 30,000 customers, Apple has taken the 5th spot.

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February 14

AAPL: 135.02

1.73
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9to5google 

February 2

AAPL: 128.53

-0.22
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January 31

AAPL: 121.35

-0.28
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Since its launch, Google’s Chromium project has been a desktop-only matter, but that changed in 2015 with the addition of the Android version. Following that, only the iOS version of the browser wasn’t open-source. However, that’s changing today as Google has announced that the code for Chrome on iOS has been moved into the Chromium open-source repository.

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January 9

AAPL: 118.99

1.08
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Gaming on Macs has never been a primary use case, but for the few who do want to use their Macs for gaming — whether on the desktop or on a Macbook — there have never been great options. However, at CES 2017, NVIDIA has revealed that it’s game streaming service, GeForce Now, is headed to the platform.

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electrek 

December 21, 2016

AAPL: 117.06

0.11
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December 8, 2016

AAPL: 112.12

1.09
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Microsoft’s suite of apps on iOS are constantly expanding, and today the company has announced that yet another of its famous desktop apps is making its way to Apple’s mobile platform ─ Visio.

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December 7, 2016

AAPL: 111.03

1.08
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Following several reports over the past few days, both Pebble and Fitbit have officially announced this morning that Fitbit will acquire Pebble’s software assets as the smartwatch maker is dissolved. The acquisition excludes all hardware.

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October 24, 2016

AAPL: 117.65

1.05
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9to5toys 

September 28, 2016

AAPL: 113.95

0.86
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August 31, 2016

AAPL: 106.10

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August 8, 2016

AAPL: 108.37

0.89
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After releasing major updates to its apps on both Android and iOS back in May, eBay has just updated its apps yet again to introduce brand new features. For iPhone and iPad users, that includes long-awaited supported for Touch ID as well as the addition of eBay’s new “One Time Password” login method.

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9to5google 

July 21, 2016

AAPL: 99.43

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Verizon has never had a good relationship with the few customers still holding on to its unlimited data plans. The company has been trying over the past few years to get those customers to upgrade to newer, restricted plans, but despite its best efforts, many customer still remain on these plans. For some users this is fine, but Verizon is sick and tired of those using “an extraordinary amount of data” on their unlimited plans and will soon disconnect those users.

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