12/07/2015, 12:12 pm
Taiwan-based Apple supplier TSMC on Monday announced plans to launch a $3 billion chip production factory in Nanjing, China, forgoing the help of any local corporate partners.
Apple's Craig Federighi talks Hour of Code, dismisses findings on value of educational tech spending
12/07/2015, 10:12 am
Apple's senior VP of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, promoted the company's participation in Code.org's annual Hour of Code events in a Monday interview, while downplaying suggestions that school spending on technology hasn't provided any meaningful advantages over regular education.
12/07/2015, 08:12 am
The Ginza Apple Store in Tokyo was forced to cancel an event on Sunday following the delivery of an anonymous letter, which threatened a bombing unless the event was called off.
12/05/2015, 04:12 am
The aftermath of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday kept news relatively quiet, but rumors of a new 4-inch iPhone persisted, and Samsung finally agreed to pay out $548 million to Apple -- with conditions.
12/04/2015, 01:12 pm
Just hours after Apple made its Swift programming language open source, IBM has introduced a new, simple, and free browser-based way for developers to get started writing code.
AppleInsider podcast talks 2016 iPhone & MacBook rumors, Apple Watch gripes, open source Swift, more
12/04/2015, 08:12 am
A flurry of hardware rumors was at the core of this week's AppleInsider podcast, which discussed Apple's potential axing of iPhone's 3.5mm headphone jack, an oft-speculated return to the 4-inch smartphone format and hearsay about a 15-inch MacBook Air.
12/04/2015, 03:12 am
After years of trials, retrials and appeals galore, Samsung on Thursday said it has agreed to pay Apple $548 million for infringing on the Cupertino, Calif., company's patents.
12/04/2015, 03:12 am
Apple on Thursday kicked off a Beats hardware promotion to entice users to sign up for Apple Music subscriptions, giving away $60 iTunes gift cards with the purchase of most headphone and speaker models.
12/03/2015, 05:12 pm
Apple has grand ambitions for its newly open-sourced Swift programming language, senior Software VP Craig Federighi suggested in a Thursday interview, including making it a "front to back" development option.
Authors Guild, Barnes & Noble, others file brief supporting Apple in Supreme Court appeal of e-book antitrust case
12/03/2015, 11:12 am
Several organizations -- the Authors Guild, Authors United, Barnes & Noble, and the American Booksellers Association -- have filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court, backing Apple in its attempt to appeal a 2013 antitrust case over e-book deals.
12/03/2015, 09:12 am
Apple and 20 other tech companies achieved perfect scores on this year's Corporate Equality Index, a Human Rights Campaign project ranking US companies on their treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered workers.
12/03/2015, 06:12 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application describing a method by which light-transmissive materials like nylon are interwoven into conventional textiles, literally creating a woven display for use with devices like Apple Watch.
12/03/2015, 05:12 am
An Apple patent application published on Thursday reveals research on efficient and cost-effective full color 3D printing which, if marketed by Apple, would take rapid prototyping technology mainstream.
12/03/2015, 12:12 am
YouTube is said to be seeking out licensing deals for television shows and movies as it fortifies its position in an online video arms race with competitors Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, a sector Apple could wade into next year with a rumored over-the-top streaming service.
12/02/2015, 05:12 pm
Google will officially shut off Songza at the end of January, leaving a two-month window for listeners of the streaming service to migrate to Google Play Music, according to an announcement.
12/02/2015, 11:12 am
Apple is once again participating in Code.org's annual "Hour of Code" efforts, and will host an hour-long intro to computer programming for kids at Apple Stores this Dec. 10.
12/02/2015, 10:12 am
The Electronic Frontier Foundation filed a federal complaint against Google this week, accusing the search giant of violating its own promises to not collect personal information from children using its devices and services in the classroom.
12/02/2015, 09:12 am
In spite of Apple's discontinuation of Black Friday promotions, both the iPad and, to a lesser extent, the iPhone exhibited some of the highest increases in new device activations over the holiday shopping weekend, according to a study published on Wednesday.
US Congress, corporations get behind Email Privacy Act to shield online communications from searches
12/01/2015, 05:12 pm
A proposed bill before the U.S. House of Representatives, the Email Privacy Act, would overhaul 1986's Electronic Communication Privacy Act and require that law enforcement obtain a search warrant before reading online correspondence.
12/01/2015, 03:12 pm
Apple's most famous retail destination is the subject of a new, unifying ad from rival Microsoft, bringing employees from both companies together in the spirit of the holiday season -- and also bringing executives to sign off on the production behind the scenes.