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Tim Cook discusses his CEO replacement in new interview

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Tim Cook still hid a few surprises up his sleeve for the iPhone X event.
Who will replace Tim Cook?
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he wants people to see Apple’s retail locations as more than just a place where you buy things.

To celebrate the opening of the new flagship Apple store in Chicago, Cook and Apple retail boss Angela Ahrendts sat down for a wide-ranging interview. The duo discussed everything from why physical Apple stores are still vital in the digital age to whether Apple’s political stances will cause pushback from customers.

How to watch Clinton vs. Trump debate on Apple TV and iOS

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No matter who wins, we all lose.
No matter who wins, we all lose.
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The first debate between U.S. presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is set to kick off tonight at Hofstra University in New York — and you can catch all the action on any Apple device.

Apple updated its “Watch the Debate Live” section today on both App Stores for iOS and Apple TV, giving users multiple places to catch what is expected to be the most-watched political debate in history.

Here’s how to livestream it:

iOS vs. ISIS: Apple working with U.S. government to fight terror

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Apple takes second spot in list of UK's best employers
Apple is doing its bit to combat terrorism.
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Apple may not be willing to help hack its iPhones for the FBI, but (contrary to certain spin) it’s in no way supportive of terrorism, either.

To demonstrate this, Apple is one of several tech and media companies which met with the Justice Department yesterday to discuss ways to counter the spread of ISIS messaging on social media platforms.

You won’t believe how many Apple Watches BuzzFeed is buying

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700 Reasons Apple is BuzzFeed's Biggest Fan. Photo: BuzzFeed
700 Reasons Why Apple is BuzzFeed's Biggest Fan. Photo: BuzzFeed

Of all the big companies that would interested in buying their employees the Apple Watch when it comes out, fashion brands like Louis Vuitton and Fendi come to mind first. What doesn’t come to mind is BuzzFeed.

But that’s exactly what BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti is doing for his 700+ employees. As a reward for reaching 200 million unique visitors and 750 million video views in one month, every BuzzFeed staffer gets an Apple Watch.