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Apple's New iPhones and the Race to Drive Smartphone Adoption

Apple’s New iPhones and the Race to Drive Smartphone Adoption

by Jamilah King on September 10 2013, 1:53PM

There’s still a digital divide between people who can create content and those who can only consume it.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Apple Announces New Upgrade: Former EPA Chief Lisa Jackson

Apple Announces New Upgrade: Former EPA Chief Lisa Jackson

by Brentin Mock on May 29 2013, 11:17AM

The first black chief administrator of EPA is now working to green up Apple.

Topics: Environment, /NOW

Tim Cook Values 'Diversity With a Capital D,' But Execs Are White Males

Tim Cook Values ‘Diversity With a Capital D,’ But Execs Are White Males

by Jorge Rivas on December 6 2012, 11:37AM

It’s time Apple starts to think different and consider equity too.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Is Apple's New iPad Mini Video the First to Include More Than White Guys?

Is Apple’s New iPad Mini Video the First to Include More Than White Guys?

by Jorge Rivas on October 25 2012, 11:33AM

The representation of people of color in product launch videos is more than just about diversity at Apple. It’s about equity.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Are Black and Latino Teens Getting Paid to Wait in Line for iPhone 5's?

Are Black and Latino Teens Getting Paid to Wait in Line for iPhone 5’s?

by Jorge Rivas on September 21 2012, 11:53AM

Waiting in line for iPhone 5, some are just doing their jobs.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Apple Stores in Georgia Won't Sell iPads to People Speaking Farsi

Apple Stores in Georgia Won’t Sell iPads to People Speaking Farsi

by Jorge Rivas on June 20 2012, 12:07PM

WSB-TV in Alpharetta, Georgia has interviews with two people who were denied iPads and iPhones at two different Apple Stores after employees learned they were from Iran.

Topics: Global Affairs, /NOW

Less Affluent Expected to Adopt iPhone When it Comes to Virgin Mobile; Insiders Warn Prepaid Market is Less Regulated

by Jorge Rivas on June 6 2012, 11:53AM

Analysts expect the less affluent to adopt the phone because prepaid services require no contract or credit checks for customers but others fear more people will enter a less regulated mobile space.

Topics: Media, /NOW

As iPads Bolster Apple Shares, Demonstrators Prepare for Nationwide Protests

As iPads Bolster Apple Shares, Demonstrators Prepare for Nationwide Protests

by Jorge Rivas on March 15 2012, 4:56PM

As Apple’s market grows, demonstrators are calling on Apple to create a worker protection strategy to prevent workplace abuse, injury, and death in the factories that produce new iPad and iPhones.

Topics: Economy, Global Affairs, /NOW

Steve Jobs' Widow Has Supported the DREAM Act for Years

Steve Jobs’ Widow Has Supported the DREAM Act for Years

by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 4:14PM

The wife of the late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs has been a supporter of the DREAM Act for years.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Petition Demands Timecard Data for Apple Employees Who Made New iPad

Petition Demands Timecard Data for Apple Employees Who Made New iPad

by Jorge Rivas on March 7 2012, 1:49PM

Almost all of the 30 million iPads sold last year were manufactured overseas and a consumer watchdog isn’t convinced Apple is doing everything they can to improve labor conditions in those factories.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Happy 5th Birthday iPhone -- But Look At What You've Done Infographic

Happy 5th Birthday iPhone — But Look At What You’ve Done

by Jorge Rivas on January 9 2012, 6:04PM

The iPhone was unveiled five years ago today but it’s one of the major players in an industry that’s created a new digital divide.

Topics: New Digital Divide, /NOW

Does Apple Have a Responsibility to Women? [Reader Forum]

Does Apple Have a Responsibility to Women? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on December 5 2011, 9:30AM

Is the iPhone 4S’ feminist-fail a laughing matter, or part of a pattern of willful corporate obliviousness? Colorlines.com readers hash it out.

Topics: Media, Media

Feminism Fail: iPhone's Siri Stumped By Abortion But Can Easily Find Viagra

Feminism Fail: iPhone’s Siri Stumped By Abortion But Can Easily Find Viagra

by Jorge Rivas on November 29 2011, 5:21PM

As people of color lead the country in smartphones adoption, some argue that those phones discriminate in the content that’s available to users.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Media

Apple Fakes Deportation Raid in Pursuit of iPhone 5 Prototype

Apple Fakes Deportation Raid in Pursuit of iPhone 5 Prototype

by Jorge Rivas on November 8 2011, 2:40PM

Employees posed as San Francisco police and threatened deportation while hunting the lost phone.

Topics: Immigration

Apple Bans App That Exposes Shady Side of iPhone Manufacturing

Apple Bans App That Exposes Shady Side of iPhone Manufacturing

by Jorge Rivas on September 16 2011, 12:01PM

Apple says they banned an iPhone app because of “depictions of child abuse.” All the app was doing was exposing the shady labor practices at their manufacturing plants

Topics: Media

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