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Apple forced to stop online sales in Russia as currency falls apart
Apple forced to stop online sales in Russia as currency falls apart
Apple has stopped online sales of its products in Russia today citing the "extreme" depreciation of the Russian national currency, the ruble. ...... 17 Dec 2014 - 3 comments
Apple cleared in $1 billion antitrust case
Apple cleared in $1 billion antitrust case
Apple can breathe a sigh of relief after a jury sided with it in a decade-old case relating to the copy protection system it had in place on ...... 16 Dec 2014
Apple-1 sold by Steve Jobs fetches $365k at auction
Apple-1 sold by Steve Jobs fetches $365k at auction
An original Apple-1 Personal Computer sold by Steve Jobs from his home to Charles Ricketts has sold at auction for $365,000 in New York. ...... 12 Dec 2014
Apple again selling Bose products via online store
Apple again selling Bose products via online store
Two months after they were unexpectedly pulled from Apple's online and brick-and-mortar stores, audio products from Bose are back on the virtual shelves. ...... 11 Dec 2014
Media organizations want Steve Jobs' deposition video released
Media organizations want Steve Jobs' deposition video released
Several media organizations are trying to get Steve Jobs' deposition video from the antitrust trial currently under way released for the public to view. ...... 09 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Apple iOS web traffic gains ground, stays far ahead of Android
Apple iOS web traffic gains ground, stays far ahead of Android
An increase in the share of web traffic from Apple's iOS devices is likely down to the successful launch of the iPhone 6, while at the same ...... 07 Dec 2014
Lawyer: Apple deleted non-iTunes songs from iPods
Lawyer: Apple deleted non-iTunes songs from iPods
According to attorneys representing consumers in a class action antitrust suit against Apple, the Cupertino giant was deleting songs from iPods ...... 04 Dec 2014 - 1 comment
Apple to drop Google as default search engine starting next year?
Apple to drop Google as default search engine starting next year?
According to a new report, Apple may be ditching Google as its default search engine for the Safari browser starting next year. Google's ...... 26 Nov 2014 - 2 comments
Analyst Kuo: Rumored iPad Pro won't ship until at least Q2 2015
Analyst Kuo: Rumored iPad Pro won't ship until at least Q2 2015
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who specializes in Apple, says the rumored 12.9-inch "iPad Pro" will not ship until the Q3 2015, after ...... 14 Nov 2014
Former NSA GC: Google and Apple could be hurting themselves by encrypting their operating systems
Former NSA GC: Google and Apple could be hurting themselves by encrypting their operating systems
Former NSA general counsel Stewart Baker had some interesting thoughts on current U.S. technology companies, specifically their choices to encrypt. ...... 06 Nov 2014 - 2 comments
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
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