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Apple request approved to build off-campus restaurant for workers

Apple request approved to build off-campus restaurant for workers

Apple has had a request approved by the Cupertino Planning Commission to build an off-campus restaurant strictly for Apple employees. This seems odd at first glance, but when you consider the reason Apple wants to build this restaurant; it makes sense. Apple wants employees to be able to eat and discuss what's going on at the company, including product development, without fear of being overheard.

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Microsoft/Nokia AppCampus leaves other manufacturers wanting

Microsoft/Nokia AppCampus leaves other manufacturers wanting

This week the folks at Nokia and Microsoft have announced a brand new "AppCampus" that'll be what both companies hope is the great beacon Windows Phone needs to get app developers onboard with the platform. This initiative will likely take on what groups like NVIDIA and Qualcomm have done with fostering app developers and take it to a new level with heavy funding and support from both a software and hardware perspective on Windows Phone / Nokia devices. But what is left for the rest of the hardware manufacturing world when they want hard-hitting software on their Windows Phone-toting devices?

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Apple submits updates to campus plans, stunning renderings revealed

Apple submits updates to campus plans, stunning renderings revealed

The City of Cupertino has just posted up today the updated campus plans that Apple submitted to the city last month for its new Campus 2 headquarters, which was announced to much publicity this summer, and was dubbed the Apple spaceship (no explanation needed, hopefully). What a truly amazing place for Apple employees to work on the next iPhone, iPad, or "i" device that comes into conception in the new Apple headquarters soon. They're most likely able to draw inspiration from the very structure that houses them. Pretty amazing, I have to say.

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Apple’s Spaceship Campus Is Larger Than The U.S. Pentagon

Apple’s Spaceship Campus Is Larger Than The U.S. Pentagon

Apple's massive "spaceship" campus will have a footprint that's larger than the U.S. Pentagon and a diameter wider than the New York City Empire State Building laid on its side. The Mac Observer took the recently released floor plans and overlaid them with various monumental objects to reveal just how massive this 2.8-million square-foot circular office building will be.

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Apple Spaceship Campus Renderings and Floor Plans Revealed

Apple Spaceship Campus Renderings and Floor Plans Revealed

This past June we caught a glimpse of what Steve Jobs and the Apple crew had planned for the City of Cupertino, that being a gigantic "spaceship" campus in the shape of a ring, one so magnificent it would make ancient Rome cry little column-shaped tears. What we've got now is extended details including floor plans and renderings. Look at this fantastic vision in architecture and imagine for yourself the secrets and future presentations on iPads it may hold. Would you be happy working in such a facility?

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“Apple City” campus plans tip Norman Foster as designer

“Apple City” campus plans tip Norman Foster as designer

Apple has reportedly called on British architect Norman Foster to design its new campus, using the 100 acres of land the company bought from HP last month for $300m. According to Spanish paper ElEconomista, the new campus - which they're dubbing Apple City, though there's no confirmation of the official name - will be modelled after Masdar City in Abu Dhabi (as shown in this promotional image), with an entirely underground road and transport infrastructure that leaves the surface level green.

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Andy Rubin Discusses Android on Google Campus

Andy Rubin Discusses Android on Google Campus

When you're the vice president of any department at a company like Google, you're probably expected to speak to the rest of the employees every once in awhile. For Andy Rubin, Vice President of Engineering at Google, it seems that one of his instances was last week, as he spoke at the Google Campus, and covered just about every facet of Android's existence that you could think of.

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Livescribe Echo smartpen 8GB Pro Edition stores up to 800 hours

Livescribe Echo smartpen 8GB Pro Edition stores up to 800 hours

Livescribe smartpens have been around for a long time now and they all do the same thing, record your notes digitally and record audio synced with your notes. Livescribe pens are used widely by students and business pros who need to take lots of notes at meetings or seminars. Livescribe has unveiled its Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition that is on sale now for $199.99.

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Apple Pay starting to be accepted at Chevron gas stations

Apple Pay starting to be accepted at Chevron gas stations

Apple Pay can now check off another type of merchant where it's accepted. Chevron has announced that its beginning to roll out support for the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, and Apple Watch-based mobile payment system at its gas stations. Unfortunately, there's one catch at this point: Apple Pay can only be used at one location in the entire country. The gas company made its announcement on Twitter, saying the station across the street from its San Ramon, California headquarters will now take NFC payment methods.

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