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What Silicon Valley Might Look Like If All of Its Employees Actually Lived There

Thousands of 800-square foot apartments in 20 to 50-story towers.


Could Cupertino Go Bust Like Detroit?

The risky business of becoming a company town.

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Steve Jobs: The Starchitect of Cupertino

Ultimately, Apple's spaceship campus will be a legacy.


Why Cops and Prosecutors Are Begging iPhone Users to Upgrade to iOS 7

The new operating system might reduce iPhone thefts. 

Google Maps Is Back

The app - complete with voice-guided turn-by-turn directions - is now available for the iPhone.


Why Losing Google Maps on the iPhone Is a Good Thing

Apple Maps is so flawed it's forcing users to discover even better, city-specific alternatives.

Even Tim Cook Would Not Use Apple's Maps

The CEO apologizes, suggests users bookmark Google maps.


This Week in Bans: San Francisco Bites Apple for Recycling

Also, medical-marijuana dispensaries are outlawed in L.A., chained-up pooches in Virginia.

City of Cupertino

Why Apple's New Campus Is Bad for Urban America

The company's sprawling, car-dependent new headquarters violates even the most basic tenets of smart growth and walkability.


Cool Combination of the Day: Austin + Apple

The company will build a swank new tech campus in the city, bringing in 3,600 new jobs.


Engineering the iPod of Thermostats

Former Apple designers tackle one of the most frustrating household gadgets of all