Apple to face labor related class-action suit after court denies motion to dismiss — A three-judge panel in California’s Superior Court recently denied Apple’s appeal to throw out a class-action lawsuit lodged by current and former employees who claim the company’s treatment of workers violate state labor codes.
Protestors take over Fifth Ave Apple Store in ‘die-in’ demonstration — A group of protestors condemning the controversial police killings of two African Americans took part in a “die-in” at the iconic Fifth Avenue Apple Store in New York City Friday night, crowding the site and bringing retail operations to a grinding halt. A protestor from Brooklyn named Zandir Santos said the 5th Ave. Apple Store, along with a nearby Macy’s location, was selected as a message to corporate America.
Apple Maps gets 9 new Flyover locations including Dunedin while Siri added international movie times — Apple on Friday pushed out an update to two first-party services, bringing Flyover to nine new locales including Dunedin, New Zealand while expanding international movie showtime support for Siri.
Apple Campus 2 to boast $161M auditorium, $74M fitness facility — Newly unearthed building permits discovered this week reveal a bit more about Apple’s plans for its Campus 2 facility, with the company earmarking $161 million for an auditorium and $74 million for an employee gym.
How to speed up your network without replacing your AirPort Extreme Base Station — Apple’s AirPort Extreme Base Stations (AEBS) have never been a bargain, but they’ve always offered good speed and range. What’s really set them apart, however, is ease of configuration and the ability to connect remotely using Back to My Mac. Here are some suggestions to speed up older Extremes.
Wickr adds a Mac client to its free ultra-secure messaging family — A Mac client has just been released with all the features of the Wickr iOS app, and there now are apps for Windows and Linux as well as iOS and Android.