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Apple gets back to their old ways and crushes earnings on strong iPhone sales
Apple gets back to their old ways and crushes earnings on strong iPhone sales
Apple reported their quarterly earnings today, crushing estimates in nearly all categories but especially in revenue and iPhone and Mac sales. ...... 21 Oct 2014 - 2 comments
Apple iPad & Mac event: What was announced and what's important
Apple iPad & Mac event: What was announced and what's important
Apple released several updates to its product portfolio in yesterday's event. Here's a summary of what's new, what changed and what's important ...... 17 Oct 2014 - 4 comments
Did Apple possibly send sapphire supplier GT Advanced into bankruptcy?
Did Apple possibly send sapphire supplier GT Advanced into bankruptcy?
One of the biggest pieces of business tech news on Monday was the surprise bankruptcy of sapphire display supplier GT Advanced. The company, ...... 09 Oct 2014 - 5 comments
Tech dominates Interbrand's 'Best Global Brands' report
Tech dominates Interbrand's 'Best Global Brands' report
Topped by Apple and Google, the tech world once again dominated Interbrand's 'Best Global Brands' rankings. Interbrand calculates the ratings ...... 09 Oct 2014
VIDEO: Finns crazy to get iPhone 4 (yes, '4')
VIDEO: Finns crazy to get iPhone 4 (yes, '4')
Despite being around four years old now, enthusiastic but impatient Finns showed up at stores today to buy an iPhone 4 for 99.90. While ...... 25 Sep 2014 - 1 comment
Apple iOS 8.0.1 pulled after the update kills cell service, breaks Touch ID
Apple iOS 8.0.1 pulled after the update kills cell service, breaks Touch ID
In a shocking move, Apple has pulled their latest iOS update, as tens of thousands of downloaders were experiencing a wide range of issues. ...... 24 Sep 2014 - 12 comments
Apple denies it is killing off Beats Music
Apple denies it is killing off Beats Music
Apple was quick to deny a report that it was preparing to shut down its newly acquired Beats Music service. Spokesman Tom Neumayr said bluntly ...... 23 Sep 2014 - 5 comments
Android L will be fully encrypted right out of the box
Android L will be fully encrypted right out of the box
Android L will be fully encrypted by default, says Google, part of smartphone makers ongoing efforts to thwart "snooping" from the NSA, police ...... 19 Sep 2014 - 5 comments
Hilarious Conan video: Apple wants you to appreciate that free U2 album that everyone hates
Hilarious Conan video: Apple wants you to appreciate that free U2 album that everyone hates
Last week, when Apple announced its new iPhone 6, 6 Plus, Apple Watch and iOS 8, it made a less splashy but also significant announcement: It ...... 19 Sep 2014 - 14 comments
The Loop denies report that Apple tried to buy Square
The Loop denies report that Apple tried to buy Square
Earlier today, TechCrunch reported on Square's recent $100 million raise, at a $6 billion valuation that firmly places the mobile payment service ...... 13 Sep 2014
Apple unveils iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus
Apple unveils iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus
As expected, Apple has shown off two new iPhone models, claiming they are the biggest advancement in the iPhone line so far. Information ...... 09 Sep 2014 - 6 comments
Report: Apple wants to charge $400 for its new wearable
Report: Apple wants to charge $400 for its new wearable
Internally, Apple executives had discussed selling the new iTime smartwatch for $399, a price that would be significantly higher than existing watches. ...... 31 Aug 2014 - 4 comments
Apple launching wearable next month, but it won't ship until next year
Apple launching wearable next month, but it won't ship until next year
Earlier this week, Apple sent out invites for their biggest event in years, in which the company will unveil the iPhone 6. More importantly, ...... 30 Aug 2014 - 1 comment
Apple to launch new iPhone on September 9th
Apple to launch new iPhone on September 9th
According to a new trusted report, Apple will unveil their next iPhone on September 9th. John Paczkowski, who has correctly reported the ...... 05 Aug 2014
Apple's $3 billion Beats acquisition gets cleared in Europe
Apple's $3 billion Beats acquisition gets cleared in Europe
Apple has received European clearance for its $3 billion acquisition of premium headphone maker Beats Electronics. The European Commission ...... 29 Jul 2014 - 1 comment
Apple conditionally settles ebook price fixing suit for $450 million
Apple conditionally settles ebook price fixing suit for $450 million
Apple has conditionally agreed to pay $450 million to settle claims that it fixed e-book prices in conspiracy with the major book publishers. ...... 16 Jul 2014
Here is Tim Cook's memo to employees about the new IBM partnership
Here is Tim Cook's memo to employees about the new IBM partnership
Earlier today we reported on Apple's partnership with IBM to control the enterprise market. The deal is groundbreaking in that two giants ...... 16 Jul 2014 - 2 comments
Apple and IBM now entirely own the mobile enterprise space following partnership
Apple and IBM now entirely own the mobile enterprise space following partnership
Last night, tech giants Apple and IBM announced a partnership in which IBM will build enterprise applications for the iPhone and iPad as the ...... 16 Jul 2014
Analyst: Apple iWatch production delayed
Analyst: Apple iWatch production delayed
There have been multiple reports in the past month suggesting that Apple is preparing to start production on its much-awaited iWatch smartwatch in September. ...... 13 Jul 2014
Apple snitched on Google to FTC over apps and kid purchases
Apple snitched on Google to FTC over apps and kid purchases
Earlier this year, following Federal Trade Commission (FTC) efforts, Apple was forced to look deeper into apps that would have allowed kids ...... 10 Jul 2014 - 2 comments
Report: Apple working on 'mainstream' Smart Home hardware
Report: Apple working on 'mainstream' Smart Home hardware
According to new reports, Apple is working on new "mainstream" Smart Home hardware, looking to connect the home with your iOS devices. The ...... 27 Jun 2014
Google I/O 2014: Google Fit is the company's answer to the new fitness trend
Google I/O 2014: Google Fit is the company's answer to the new fitness trend
Albeit with little details, Google has announced their Google Fit platform today, another direct response to Apple and their recently unveiled ...... 26 Jun 2014
How The Weather Channel knocked Yahoo Weather off the iPhone
How The Weather Channel knocked Yahoo Weather off the iPhone
Earlier this month, at Apple's annual WWDC, the company made a low-profile announcement that The Weather Channel would be replacing Yahoo Weather ...... 22 Jun 2014
Apple finally settles ebook price fixing case, avoids trial
Apple finally settles ebook price fixing case, avoids trial
Apple has reached a settlement with U.S. state governments and consumers who were seeking damages over the company's price fixing of ebooks. ...... 19 Jun 2014 - 4 comments
Apple allows virtual currency trading apps back into the App Store
Apple allows virtual currency trading apps back into the App Store
Until this week, Apple had forbidden Bitcoin (and other virtual currency) trading apps from the App Store, but the tech giant has now revised its guidelines. ...... 16 Jun 2014
Will Apple soon be able to bring back $100 billion in cash from overseas due to tax holiday?
Will Apple soon be able to bring back $100 billion in cash from overseas due to tax holiday?
Apple may soon be able to bring back over $100 billion in cash they hold overseas as Senate Democrats and Republicans are meeting to consider ...... 12 Jun 2014 - 6 comments
Report: Apple preparing wearable health-monitoring device, partners with Mayo Clinic, Nike
Report: Apple preparing wearable health-monitoring device, partners with Mayo Clinic, Nike
Apple's next product launch will be a wearable health-monitoring device, says the Nikkei Asian Review, with the company looking to take the ...... 07 Jun 2014
WATCH: Beats ad features football stars ahead of World Cup
WATCH: Beats ad features football stars ahead of World Cup
The first ad released by Beats since its $3 billion takeover by Apple is a star-studded 5-minute montage of footballers 'before the game.' ...... 05 Jun 2014
HealthKit claims Apple stole its name
HealthKit claims Apple stole its name
A healthcare-focused company in Melbourne, Australia is not too happy that Apple has decided to use the name HealthKit in a new API. Apple ...... 04 Jun 2014
Apple may allow Bitcoin apps soon
Apple may allow Bitcoin apps soon
After culling Bitcoin-related apps from its App Store only months ago, Apple is refreshing its policies toward the use of virtual currencies. ...... 03 Jun 2014
Apple unveils iCloud Drive as Dropbox, Google competitor
Apple unveils iCloud Drive as Dropbox, Google competitor
Earlier today during their WWDC keynote, Apple unveiled iCloud Drive, a cloud storage file system for storing all of your documents and accessing ...... 03 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
Apple unveils iOS 8 at WWDC
Apple unveils iOS 8 at WWDC
Apple unveiled iOS 8 at WWDC today, the latest OS that will drive its iPhone and iPad devices. iOS brings plenty of new features across ...... 02 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
How to watch WWDC Keynote Live: iOS 8, OS X 10.10 and possibly more
How to watch WWDC Keynote Live: iOS 8, OS X 10.10 and possibly more
Want to watch Apple's WWDC keynote live today and get a glimpse of the future of iOS and OS X, and possibly more? Here's how.. Apple is livestreaming ...... 02 Jun 2014 - 2 comments
Apple finally confirms $3 billion purchase of Beats
Apple finally confirms $3 billion purchase of Beats
Nearly two weeks after it was first reported, Apple has confirmed their acquisition of premium headphone and streaming music company Beats Electronics. ...... 29 May 2014 - 3 comments
Spotify reaches next milestone, 10 million paying subscribers
Spotify reaches next milestone, 10 million paying subscribers
Spotify has announced today that the unlimited streaming music service now has 10 million paying subscribers, along with 40 million monthly ...... 21 May 2014
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