Stories tagged: Apple
Fri., July 28, 2017
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 …
Thu., July 27, 2017, 5 p.m.
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 …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Apple has released a software update to iOS and macOS that you should download right away.
Fri., June 9, 2017, 8:56 a.m.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is delivering the commencement address at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
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.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 3 a.m.
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 …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
Manufacturers that build Apple’s iPhone and iPad are being drawn in to an escalating dispute between the tech giant and the chipmaker Qualcomm.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
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.
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 …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died. He was 85.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
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.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:15 a.m.
Apple says purported hacking techniques released by WikiLeaks this week have all been fixed in recent iPhones and Mac computers.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
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 is updating its iPad Air, now just called iPad, and shaving $70 off the price.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
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 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.
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 …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
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 …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 1:37 p.m.
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 …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 12:20 p.m.
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.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers.
Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
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 …
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
A family-owned fruit company in Washington has purchased Oregon’s largest grower and packer of fresh apples.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
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.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
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.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
A unanimous Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with smartphone maker Samsung in its high-profile patent dispute with Apple over design of the iPhone.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 1:15 p.m.
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.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 1:11 p.m.
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 …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
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 …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 7:29 a.m.
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.