Apple’s redesigned Fifth Avenue Store will open to the public tomorrow, bigger and better than ever. However, the landmark New York City store replaces a trademark Apple architectural design — the glass staircase — with a twist.
Apple is on the hunt for big new offices in Manhattan, aiming to increase its footprint in the New York City area.
According to a new report, Apple is searching for up to 750,000 square feet of office space. It has already looked at some of the most prestigious locations in the area. As of now, however, it’s not yet locked anything down.
Starting Friday, subway riders in New York City will be able to use Apple Pay to swipe in and out of turnstiles.
Apple Pay functionality will initially be limited to the 4, 5, 6 line between Grand Central-42 Street in Manhattan and Atlantic Ave-Barclays Center in Brooklyn. This is probably the most heavily trafficked subway line, and therefore one of the busiest venues Apple Pay has been rolled out as far as travel goes.
May 18, 2006: The world — and, more specifically, the Apple-watching press — gets its first glimpse at Apple’s swanky new Fifth Avenue Apple store in New York City.
Hidden behind black plastic wrapping during development, that all changes a day before the store’s grand opening. Workers remove the covering, revealing a 32-foot glass cube adorned with a floating, white Apple logo. At 10 a.m., members of the press get an exclusive tour of the new venue.
Apple is in “advanced talks” to lease space in the prestigious Hudson Yard complex in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City.
The almost-completed 55 Hudson Yards office, which is part of the largest private real estate development in the United States by square footage, is home to hedge funds, major law firms… and, very soon, probably Apple, too.
Do you live (or plan to visit) New York? Use Apple Pay? If so, you may be interested to know about Apple’s latest “Lose your wallet” promotion, designed to drum up interest in its mobile payments service.
The promotion promises customers a range of exclusive discounts in New York neighborhoods including Greenwich Village, Nolita, Park Slope, and Williamsburg. Here’s some of the offers you can take advantage of:
New York state records show that Apple has been lobbying hard against the Fair Repair Act, a bill that would force companies to sell replacement parts to customers.
Apple isn’t the only company opposed to the bill. According to New York State’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics, others include Verizon, Toyota, printer company Lexmark, heavy machinery marker Caterpillar, phone insurance company Asurion, medical device company Medtronic, and the Consumer Technology Association are also fighting against it.
Music lovers at Coachella fell victim to a serial phone snatcher on the loose at the festival last weekend. But like many iPhone thieves, the Coachella bandit got foiled by Apple’s Find My iPhone feature.