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Duet Display now extends Windows to your iPad

The folks behind Duet Display have released a Windows client, which allows you to extend your PC to any iOS device.

Plugging in a second monitor to extend your computer's display is about as far from a new concept as you can get, but taking an existing piece of technology and using it as a second monitor is something of a challenge. Duet Display was one of the first reliable apps to turn your iOS device into a 60fps second monitor with touch input; now, the app has added support for extending Windows desktops.

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Verizon to acquire AOL for $4.4 billion

Verizon has announced that it will acquire AOL for $4.4 billion, with the deal expected to bolster the carrier's advertising efforts in the mobile video segment.

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Tim Cook 'very bullish' on bringing Apple Pay to China, talks with Alibaba and UnionPay underway

Tim Cook, who is currently in China to promote Apple's environmental initiatives in the country, shared details on plans to launch Apple Pay in the region.

Apple is currently negotiating with banks like UnionPay in the country as well as Alibaba, the largest e-commerce portal in China.

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Take the Vision Mobile Developer Economics Survey and win an Apple Watch!

It's that time of year again, and our friends at Vision Mobile want to hear from mobile, IoT, desktop and cloud developers in the 9th edition of their Developer Economics Survey.

How will IoT play out in your ecosystem? Is HTML vs. Native still relevant? Are you using AWS, Azure or Google Cloud? Which are the hottest IoT verticals? These are some of the questions that our friends at VisionMobile address through their Developer Economics research, so take their quick survey and make your voice heard.

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Former iOS chief Scott Forstall talks Broadway and his feelings on Apple in new interview

Apple's former iOS chief Scott Forstall talks about producing the new Broadway musical "Fun Home" in a new interview. He also gives his first public comments on Apple since his departure from the company in 2012

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Tim Cook celebrates return to Beijing, joins China's top social network

Apple CEO Tim Cook has expanded his social media presence outside the United States, landing on China's Weibo microblogging service.

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Apple's environmental initiative for China focuses on clean energy

Apple is partnering with the World Wildlife Fund to increase responsibly managed forests in China, and is bringing renewable energy initiatives to manufacturing facilities in the region.

The new program covers up to 1 million acres of forest, which is used to provide materials for pulp, paper and wood products.

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IDC says China smartphone market growth contracted for the first time in six years

Smartphone growth in China has contracted for the first time in six years, according to latest figures from market research firm IDC.

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Fiat CEO says Apple is 'interested in intervention in the car'

The CEO of Fiat Chrysler talked about visiting both Tesla and Apple during a recent trip to California.

Sergio Marchionne runs Fiat Chrysler, and recently visited a new Maserati dealership in Toronto, Ontario Canada (Fiat owns luxury motor brand Maserati). Marchionne wouldn't elaborate about his meetings with Tim Cook and Elon Musk beyond some cursory comments.

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Macstock Conference & Expo and MacBBQ come to the heartland this June

If you're within range of Woodstock, IL and interested in learning and talking with other Mac users, check out Macstock. And if you have time, come to the MacBBQ too!

Midwesterners don't get too many Mac events to call their own, so it's fortuitous that Macstock is happening. It's a one-day event scheduled for June 20, 2015 from 8:00 to 3:00 PM, taking place at McHenry County College just outside of Woodstock, IL (hence the "Macstock" name).

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