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Judge says Apple owes foundation $506 million in patent infringement case

A federal judge in Madison, Wis., has ruled that Apple Inc. must pay $506 million for infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s research foundation – double …

Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music moves to phones

The company discontinued sales of the two music players Thursday in a move reflecting the waning popularity of the devices in an era when most people store or stream their …

Apple update addresses dangerous wi-fi flaw

Apple has released a software update to iOS and macOS that you should download right away.

Apple CEO Tim Cook to address 2017 graduates at MIT

Apple CEO Tim Cook is delivering the commencement address at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 6:47 p.m.

With ‘HomePod’ speaker, Apple unveils first new product in years

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.

Apple’s developer’s conference may highlight artificial intelligence

With Facebook, Microsoft and Google emphasizing AI in their conferences over the past two months, market analysts believe it is Apple’s turn. As the race for artificial intelligence heats up …

Apple, Qualcomm spat intensifies, manufacturers drawn in

Manufacturers that build Apple’s iPhone and iPad are being drawn in to an escalating dispute between the tech giant and the chipmaker Qualcomm.

Senator cites fee she says FBI paid for hacking tool

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees the FBI, said publicly this week that the government paid $900,000 to break into the locked iPhone of …

UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 9 p.m.

Robert W. Taylor, visionary in birth of personal computing and internet, dies at 85

In 1968, Robert W. Taylor made a prediction that would guide the course of computer science for decades to come. “In a few years,” he wrote, “men will be able …

Computer pioneer Robert W. Taylor dies at 85

Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died. He was 85.

Apple is going to test self-driving cars

After months of speculation that the company is developing automotive technology, Apple has leapt into the war for self-driving cars by obtaining a test permit from California regulators.

Apple: Software flaws in latest WikiLeaks docs are all fixed

Apple says purported hacking techniques released by WikiLeaks this week have all been fixed in recent iPhones and Mac computers.

WikiLeaks says CIA hacks on Apple devices can persist

New documents from WikiLeaks point to an apparent CIA program to hack Apple’s iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that couldn’t be disabled by resetting devices to factory conditions.

UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:40 a.m.

Apple updating iPad, cutting price

Apple is updating its iPad Air, now just called iPad, and shaving $70 off the price.

UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 1:39 p.m.

Apple’s next big thing: augmented reality

Tim Cook has talked up a lot of technologies since becoming Apple’s chief executive in 2011. Driverless cars. Artificial intelligence. Streaming television. But no technology has fired up Cook quite …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6:11 p.m.

Apple, Intel and others don’t want conflict minerals rule rolled back

Apple doesn’t want to see it scrapped. Neither does Intel or Tiffany & Co. But the U.S. conflict minerals law – which requires American public companies to avoid using minerals …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 8:11 p.m.

Apple employees to start moving into long-awaited campus in April

One of the most iconic companies in the world on Wednesday set a time for when it will move into what looks set to become one of Silicon Valley’s most …

Silicon Valley tech companies argue in court filing against immigration ban

Stepping up their fight against the president’s immigration ban, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies – Apple, Google, Facebook and others – have filed a legal brief claiming the …

Apple surges on iPhone sales; stock indexes wobble

Investors didn’t react much to a strong hiring survey or the Federal Reserve’s decision to leave interest rates unchanged Wednesday, and U.S. stocks finished little changed Wednesday. Apple soared after …

Here’s Apple’s challenge in India

In India, for the price of the latest iPhone, you could eat breakfast, lunch and dinner for an entire year, and still have a bit of cash to spare.

Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers.

Commerce secretary nominee Ross discloses vast range of assets

Commerce Secretary nominee Wilbur Ross’s financial disclosure showed the vast range of the billionaire’s wealth, which includes holdings of Apple and Boeing shares and cash accounts holding more $150 million …

Oregon’s largest apple grower sold to Washington business

A family-owned fruit company in Washington has purchased Oregon’s largest grower and packer of fresh apples.

Dow nears 20,000 as familiar tech and retail names climb

Major U.S. stock indexes are reaching record highs Tuesday as big-name technology companies like Apple trade higher and energy companies extend a recent winning streak.

Fitbit buys software assets from smartwatch startup Pebble

Fitbit Inc., the fitness band maker, has acquired software assets from struggling smartwatch startup Pebble Technology Corp., a move that will help it better compete with Apple.

Supreme Court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple

A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with smartphone maker Samsung in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone.

Apple wants everyone seeing RED for World AIDS Day

Apple fans, get ready to see red: Apple is using its ubiquitous presence to raise awareness and money for the AIDS awareness campaign Red on World AIDS Day.

Apple gets win against Australia banks over mobile payments

Apple scored a victory in the global battle to control the future of mobile payment technology after the Australian competition regulator refused to grant a group of local banks permission …

Got iPhone touch disease? Apple will fix it - for a price

Apple is offering a fix for some iPhones stricken with “touch disease,” a problem in which a flickering bar appears at the top of a device’s display and its touch …

Samsung to buy Harman for $8 billion in bold autos gambit

Samsung Electronics is spending $8 billion to buy its way into a burgeoning market for automotive technology alongside Apple and Google as the smartphone business wanes.