Stories tagged: Apple
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.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
Apple Inc. unveiled new Mac computers as it seeks to revitalize a product line that co-founder Steve Jobs once said would be rendered redundant by the iPad.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 5:56 p.m.
Microsoft wants to bring life to common computing experiences by adding a third dimension to widely used software such as Windows and Office.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 5:36 p.m.
Apple has dozens of software engineers in Canada building a car operating system, a rare move for a company that often houses research and development projects close to its Cupertino, …
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
Eight people have been charged in the theft of 23,000 Apple iPhones using a disguised tractor-trailer to steal the cargo at Miami International Airport.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Apple Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $9.01 billion.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
In a darkened master bedroom, David Kaiserman stood in shirtsleeves next to a turned-down king bed. “Good morning, Siri,” he said to the iPad in his hand, and the lights …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Google’s ambitious new smartphone, the Pixel, doesn’t offer a lot that’s new. Yet it’s still one of the best out there.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016
Most of us have many forgotten photos on our phones. They don’t have to stay that way. Apple and Google are both applying a form of artificial intelligence called “machine …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
Google launched an aggressive challenge to consumer electronics giants like Apple and Samsung on Tuesday, introducing a new line of smartphones called Pixel and other gadgets designed to showcase a …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 3:06 p.m.
Apple Inc. is reportedly planning to open its first research and development center in China, allowing the tech giant to extend its reach in a vital market and maintain goodwill …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 2:02 p.m.
When a user sends someone a message through Apple’s iMessage feature, Apple encrypts that message between Apple devices so that only the sender and recipient can read its contents. But …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 1:31 p.m.
It’s official: BlackBerry, the Canadian company that invented the smartphone and addicted legions of road warriors to the “crackberry,” has stopped making its iconic handsets.