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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 1:43 p.m.

Apple has a lot of lose if it crosses China’s party bosses

Under pressure from China, Apple has removed a smartphone app that enabled Hong Kong protesters to track police. It has cut off access in mainland China to a news app …


Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price – $5 a month beginning on Nov. …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 7:41 p.m.

Apple rolls out new streaming TV service for $5 a month

Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price – $5 a month beginning on Nov. …


Apple announces Sept. 10 launch event to unveil the latest iPhones

Apple announced the date for unveiling its next iPhones and potentially a slew of other products. The launch event will take place Sept. 10 in the Steve Jobs Theater at …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 4:11 p.m.

Cracked iPhone screen? You’ll have more places to fix it

Apple said Thursday that it will offer tools and parts to independent phone-repair shops in the U.S. and later in other countries


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 1:42 p.m.

Apple apologizes for use of contractors to eavesdrop on Siri

As part of the apology posted Wednesday, Apple reiterated an earlier pledge to stop keeping audio recorded through Siri unless consumers give their permission.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 3:57 p.m.

The Apple credit card is here

The Apple credit card designed primarily for mobile use is here.


UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 5:44 p.m.

Trump refuses to shield Apple’s Mac Pros from China tariffs

The pledge made in a Friday tweet rebuffs Apple’s attempt to shield its products from taxes being imposed on goods made in China as part of Trump administration’s trade war …


Apple buys Intel’s smartphone modem division for $1 billion

Apple snaps up Intel’s smartphone modem division for $1 billion as iPhone maker gears up for next generation of wireless technology.


UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 3:22 p.m.

Justice Department launches antitrust probe of Big Tech

The U.S. Justice Department opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers.


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 12:14 p.m.

Apple says it’s fixing bug in Walkie Talkie app

Apple says it’s fixing a security flaw affecting the Walkie Talkie app on Apple Watch.


UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 8:08 p.m.

Report: Apple to shift assembly of Mac Pro from U.S. to China

Apple will manufacture its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting away from a U.S. assembly line it had been using for that product in recent years, according to a …


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 5:23 p.m.

Apple buys more self-driving car technology in latest deal

Apple buys struggling self-driving car startup as it continues to explore the potential of robotic vehicles.


Apple says it plans to turn Seattle into ‘key engineering hub’ with 2,000 new workers

Apple plans to add 2,000 software and hardware jobs in Seattle within the next five years, starting with 200 additional jobs this year, company officials said Monday at a news …


Apple plans to add 2,000 jobs in Seattle

Apple plans to add 2,000 software and hardware jobs in Seattle within the next five years, starting with 200 additional jobs this year, company officials said Monday at a news …


Motley Fool: Take a Bite of This

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) has reaped huge profits from its iPhones, Mac computers and a host of other electronic devices and services.


Congress launches Big Tech antitrust probe

The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech.


UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 7:42 p.m.

Apple previews new software as it diversifies beyond iPhones

Apple executives previewed a large set of privacy and speed-focused changes to the company’s phone and computer software Monday, some intended to help it diversify to offset eroding sales of …


UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 3:50 p.m.

Supreme Court allows consumers antitrust suit against Apple

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps.


UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 10:55 a.m.

Apple trade-ins and discounts spark iPhone revival

Apple executives had a clear message for investors on Tuesday: Demand for iPhones has begun to recover from a bruising holiday period.


UPDATED: Tue., April 16, 2019, 2:21 p.m.

Apple, Qualcomm settle lawsuits over iPhone chips

Apple and Qualcomm announced Tuesday that they have settled their yearslong litigation over the use of Qualcomm’s chips in Apple’s iPhones.


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 4:45 p.m.

Police seeking community’s help identifying Apple thief

Spokane County Sheriff’s deputies would like some help nabbing an Apple thief.


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 5:31 p.m.

Apple wins one, loses one in battle over iPhone technology

A mind-bending battle over some of the technology used in iPhones became even more muddled Tuesday when a federal trade agency handed separate victories to the embittered foes, Apple and …


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 7:29 p.m.

Apple is jumping belatedly into the streaming TV business

Jumping belatedly into a business dominated by Netflix and Amazon, Apple announced its own TV and movie streaming service Monday, enlisting such superstars as Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Aniston and Steven …


Apple refreshes iPad lineup, with larger entry-level model

Apple has unveiled a new iPad that’s thinner and slightly larger than its current entry-level tablet.


UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 5:48 p.m.

Jury rules Apple owes Qualcomm $31M for patent infringement

A jury has decided Apple should pay $31 million in damages for infringing on patents for technology owned by mobile chip maker Qualcomm that helps iPhones quickly connect to the …


Trump defends ‘Tim Apple’ comment, says he was saving time

President Donald Trump says he didn’t slip up when he referred to Apple CEO Tim Cook as “Tim Apple” at a White House meeting.


Apple releases update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping

The bug enabled interlopers to turn an iPhone into a live microphone while using Group FaceTime. Callers were able to activate another person’s microphone remotely even before the person has …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

Apple stores have lost their luster, critics say

Apple is not just a giant of technology, it has also grown into one of the biggest American retailers, with more than 500 stores across five continents. But the shine …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 5:47 p.m.

Facebook says Apple its restoring a key developer tool

Facebook says Apple is restoring its access to a key development tool that the iPhone maker disabled Wednesday.