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Union calls for leadership from Apple on treatment of security guards

As unions in Silicon Valley are pushing for better conditions for contract employees, including security guards, Apple finds itself caught in a labor debate. The Service Employees International Union and civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson are pushing for better working conditions for contracted security guards, and the two are hoping that they can convince Apple to lend its leadership to the cause.

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GT Advanced creditors to review Apple documents ahead of December settlement hearing

Late last week, we reported that GT Advanced's creditors had requested an extension in the hearing on Apple's settlement with the sapphire manufacturer. Well, as the saga continues, it looks as though those same creditors are getting their wish, as they will be allowed to take a look at Apple documents under a protective court order, the Wall Street Journal reported today.

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Apple's net worth has doubled since Tim Cook became CEO

If you bought stock in Apple when Tim Cook became CEO in August 2011, you have had a solid return on your investment since that time. The company's market capitalization reached a new high of $700 billion on Monday before finally pulling back a bit in final trading. That means Apple's market capitalization has doubled since Cook began running the company.

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Competitors reportedly take aim as Apple/Google search deal nears expiration

It appears that both Yahoo and Microsoft are both lobbying Apple to try and replace Google as the default search engine in Safari. Apple's deal with Google is set to expire early next year, and both Microsoft and Yahoo apparently feel that this is the right time to try to grab a lucrative deal with Apple out from under Mountain View. Both companies have reportedly held talks with Apple SVP Eddy Cue, according to The Information:

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Reminder: App Store goes (RED) to help battle AIDS

While other retailers are gearing up for Black Friday, Apple and its developers are going (RED) as part of a commitment to fight AIDS, and you can also help by downloading apps that come with special (RED) in-app purchases. Apple's GarageBand and a number of third-party apps are all part of the campaign where you can add special levels, expansion packs, or themes. The (RED) promotion runs through December 7th.

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Facebook's Rooms lets you view activity, select custom sounds, and more

Rooms, the latest app to come out of Facebook Labs, has been updated to version 1.1 today, adding new sound customization, an activity dashboard, and notifications. There are also a number of bug fixes and performance optimizations.

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Amazon expands its PickUp service to include over 10,000 Post Offices in the UK

Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered to a nearby location where they can conveniently pick up the order without hassle.

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Universal buys Steve Jobs biopic, Michael Fassbender cast in the lead role

As rumored last week, Universal Studios has finalized the purchase of the Steve Jobs biopic from Sony for a reported $30 million. Scripted by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, the movie is set to star Michael Fassbender in the lead role, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Indiegogo project Pinć VR makes your iPhone a window to the virtual world

A new project on Indiegogo called Pinć is looking to transform the iPhone into an enhanced virtual reality experience. As a wearable , Pinć is a goggle-like device that allows you to mount your iPhone to your head. Similar to Samsung's Gear VR for the rival Galaxy Note 4, Pinć allows iPhone owners to enter immersive augmented or virtual reality world and could be suited for gaming.

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New iPhone 6 commercials highlight A8 gaming, Continuity

Apple has released two new commercials for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The first, titled "Gaming", focuses on the Apple A8 chipset and the quality of video games it enables. The second, titled "Continuity", highlights call relay from both the Mac and the iPad. Both commercials once again feature the voice stylings of Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon.

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