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Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, the Mac and Apple Watch. Apple’s three software platforms - iOS, OS X and watchOS - provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. Apple’s 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.

Apple is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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1 Infinite Loop
Cupertino, California, 95014
United States
(408) 996–1010


2017 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report
2017 Supplier Responsibility Progress Report
From responsible sourcing to recycling, every aspect of how Apple makes their products is deeply considered, this 11th annual Supplier...

A Case Study of Apple Computer’s Supplier Hubs: A Tale of Two Cities
A Case Study of Apple Computer’s Supplier Hubs: A...
The supplier hub alternative was particularly intriguing because it provided the additional benefit of allowing Apple to defer payment for...

Apple Making Big Profits but Chinese Workers’ Wage on the Slide
Apple Making Big Profits but Chinese Workers’ Wage on the...
Apple is hindering the improvement of working conditions in the smartphone industry, and if Apple does not take on responsibility...

Learning from Simulated and Unsupervised Images through Adversarial Training
Learning from Simulated and Unsupervised Images through Adversarial Training
In this paper, we propose Simulated+Unsupervised (S+U) learning, where the goal is to improve the realism of synthetic...

A Preview of the Upcoming OLEDs
A Preview of the Upcoming OLEDs
Many skeptics speculated that OLEDs wouldn’t last, would be too expensive and would be overwhelmed by the LCD juggernaut,...

Apple News & Resources

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Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence Names New CEO, Develops Phone2Proc to Train Robots
The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence announced researcher and entrepreneur Ali Farhadi as CEO. The organization's work includes Phone2Proc for robot training.

Foxconn Purchases $91M Chip Plant to Further Apple’s Electric Vehicle Plans
Although Foxconn’s bread and butter are fabricating electronic devices, founder Terry Gou believes its future is making battery-powered automobiles, and its close relationship with Apple could make it a big player in the future automotive industry.

Carnegie Mellon Works With Apple on Robotic Recycling of Devices
Apple, which already uses robots to disassemble electronics to recover hazardous or valuable materials, is funding research at CMU to better recognize different devices.

Robotify Partners With Steve Wozniak’s Woz ED to Virtualize STEM Learning Experience
Dublin, Ireland-based Robotify is partnering with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's company to expand access to STEM and robotics education with virtual offerings that don't require hardware.

Apple Cuts Revenue Forecast, Citing Weak China iPhone Sales amid Trade Tensions
In a letter to shareholders on Wednesday, Tim Cook pointed to slowing growth in China, the world's second-biggest economy, as the key factor in lowering its quarterly sales forecast, it was the first time Apple has issued a warning on revenue ahead of quarterly results since the iPhone was launched in 2007.

Apple Plans Major US Expansion Including a New $1 Billion Campus in Austin Texas
Apple Inc said it would invest $1 billion to build a second campus in North Austin, Texas and another $10 billion for new data centers over the next five years, as it aims to create 20,000 jobs in the United States.

Apple Accelerates $350 Billion Contribution to US Economy and Job Creation over Next Five Years
Apple, already the largest US taxpayer, anticipates repatriation tax payments of approximately $38 billion as required by recent changes to the tax law, a payment that would likely be the largest of its kind ever made.

Supply Chain Leaders Become Societal Leaders
As supply chain leaders, you have the power and potential to make a difference in your organizations.

Apple’s iPhone X Sells Out - Supply Chain Suggests Only Half Can Be Delivered In 2017
Launch day supply of Apple's iPhone X was exhausted in mere minutes after the handset went up for sale early today but Apple's supply chain is rumored to only get about 20 million units delivered before the end of 2017.

Greenpeace Report Praises Apple’s Closed-Loop Supply Chain, Slams Samsung and Amazon
While Apple featured as the second most responsible company, Samsung and Amazon faced heavy criticism from the report with the authors going so far as to say Amazon is “one of the least transparent companies in the world in terms of its environmental performance.”

Further Global Supply Chain Issues Interrupt iPhone 8 Production
Supply chain issues and industry-wide critical component shortages will have a profound impact on Apple’s production of the iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, and iPhone 8, several new reports seem to indicate.

How Augmented Reality and Apple Will Transform Retail & Logistics Supply Chains
From B2C to B2B, augmented reality has the potential to change the world in many ways, in this article we describe the top five ways this new revolutionary technology could potentially change retail, logistics, and the supply chain.

Cook: Apple Focusing on Autonomous Car Systems
Apple Inc is concentrating on technology for self-driving cars, Chief Executive Tim Cook said for the first time in an interview with Bloomberg Television's Emily Chang.

Apple Supplier Foxconn Considering Wisconsin Manufacturing Plant
The Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn may choose Wisconsin for its proposed factory in the US, which would be a first for the Taiwan-based iPhone and electronics manufacturer.

Apple Announces HomePod Speaker to Rival Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home
Three years after Amazon launched the Echo and six months after Google launched its $109 Home, Apple today unveiled a Siri-powered smart speaker called the HomePod, the speaker is a gateway to other Apple products, and a showcase for Apple’s voice AI assistant, Siri.

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