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Apple's building an $850 million solar farm in California Apple's biggest, boldest, and most ambitious environmental project

Apple's building an $850 million solar farm in California

Apple CEO Tim Cook today announced that Apple is investing $850 million in a brand-new solar farm to power their California operations. The 1,300-acre facility is being built in Monterey County, California, and will produce enough electricity to power all of the new Apple Campus 2, as well as Apple's other offices and retail stores in California, as well as their Newark, CA, data center...

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iOS 9 likely to feature substantial stability improvements Bug fixes and performance enhancements

iOS 9 likely to feature substantial stability improvements

The launch of iOS 8 hasn't been without its hiccups, and it seems that Apple is putting a lot of work into ensuring that its successor — we'll call it iOS 9 (seems like a safe bet) — irons out those kinks. iOS 8 adoption has lagged behind previous major version numbers of iOS, though it's worth noting that it is still doing quite well in comparison to the competition. Regardless, the...

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$3.5 million for a diamond-encrusted gold iPhone 6? Why not? Because you deserve it

$3.5 million for a diamond-encrusted gold iPhone 6? Why not?

If, for some reason, you have a few million dollars just sitting around and don't feel like spending it on a new house in the Hamptons, a new 100-foot yacht, or a new bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom, might we suggest that you spend that on a new iPhone instead? Yep, the folks at Goldgenie are at it again, this time taking their 24kt yellow gold, platinum, or rose gold iPhone 6 and wrapping...

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