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Toddler Buys Vintage Car On eBay Using Dad’s iPhone

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We’ve all heard stories about children who spends hundreds — sometimes even thousands — of dollars in the App Store when their parents have their backs turned. But that’s not the only place they can spend money on your iOS device.

Paul Stoute of Oregon learned that the hard way when his 14-month-old daughter purchased a vintage car on eBay using his iPhone.

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Aerial Photos Show Apple’s Oregon Data Center Will Be In Facebook’s Backyard

Aerial Photos Show Apple’s Oregon Data Center Will Be In Facebook’s Backyard

Unlike Facebook and Google, when Apple decides to build a huge new data center, they’re not going to let anybody inside to see the technological marvels that they’ve cooked up. Apple just broke ground on a $68 million data center in Prinveville, Oregon, so rather than waiting forever to get an invite to tour the place, Wired sent out their spy plane to get some pictures.

Only a few parts of the data center have been completed, but it is interesting how close Apple is building their data center to Facebook’s gigantic new twin data center. Maybe being neighbors will help the two companies become best friends.

Here’s the pics of the future iCloud of the West.

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Apple’s New Data Supercenter Will Cost $68M Just To Break Ground

Apple’s New Data Supercenter Will Cost $68M Just To Break Ground

Amazon, Facebook & Google also have data centers in Prineville, Oregon.

Apple has begun work on the first phase of its Prineville data center, which will include clearing and flattening the land for one of two 330,000 square-foot buildings. Each building is said to be more than twice the size of a typical Costco store, and this initial phase of construction alone is expected to cost Apple $68 million.

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Apple Confirms It Has Plans For Another New Data Center In Oregon

Apple Confirms It Has Plans For Another New Data Center In Oregon

Apple will join Facebook's data center (above) in Prineville, Oregon.

Just days after confirming its plans for its data center in North Carolina, Apple has confirmed that it is gearing up to build another one in Prineville, Oregon, neighboring rivals like Amazon, Google, and Facebook. The Cupertino company purchased the 160-acre lot for $5.6 million from Crook County.

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Apple May Build Another Huge Data Super Center, This Time In Oregon

Apple May Build Another Huge Data Super Center, This Time In OregonApple appears to be in the final stages of deciding to create a second data center. The tech giant is reportedly eyeing 160 acres in Prineville, Oregon for a 31-megawatt facility. The location would make Apple neighbors with Google, Amazon and Facebook, companies also locating data hubs in the Northwest state known for enticing tech firms with lucrative tax breaks.

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Disabled Voters To Cast Ballots With iPads

Disabled Voters To Cast Ballots With iPads

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Disabled voters in Oregon will nominate their next Representative in Congress with the tap of a finger.

The state is launching the first iPad voting scheme in the U.S. as it goes to the polls tomorrow to replace ex-Representative David Wu, who left amid allegations of sex with a minor.

Election workers will take the iPads to disabled voters who might otherwise have difficulties marking their ballots, the AP wrote.

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Thieves Smash Truck Through The Front Of A Portland Apple Reseller

It sounds like the setup to a heist movie: a speeding truck smashing through a wall, screeching to a halt and almost instantly disgorging itself of a gang of robbers, perhaps all wearing disguising Dead President masks. Take away the masks, though, and you have the real-life caper of a bunch of Apple-coveting thieves who just hit up a reseller in Oregon.

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