10/28/2014, 10:10 pm
Partners of the Merchant Customer Exchange consortium, which include retail giants Walmart, CVS, The Gap and more, are contractually obliged to use the upcoming CurrentC mobile payments solution, a forthcoming competitor to Apple Pay, one report says.
10/28/2014, 07:10 pm
Apple on Tuesday announced to developers that it has extended iAd support to an additional 70 countries, with the advertising network now in 95 countries around the world.
10/28/2014, 05:10 pm
In a rare interview on Tuesday, Apple VP of iPhone, iPod, and iOS Product marketing Greg "Joz" Joswiak mostly toed the company line, but did reveal that issues with last month's iOS 8.0.1 rollout were caused by software distribution issues.
10/28/2014, 02:10 pm
Beleaguered Apple supplier GT Advanced Technologies has suggested it would prefer to sue the iPhone maker rather than reach a settlement, but going to court would be too "challenging and expensive" for the company to pursue.
10/28/2014, 12:10 am
In back-to-back interviews at the Wall Street Journal's tech conference on Monday, Apple's Tim Cook and Alibaba's Jack Ma both expressed interest in discussing a partnership that could see the two companies integrate their respective Apple Pay and Alipay payment systems.
10/27/2014, 11:10 pm
At The Wall Street Journal's inaugural WSJD Live conference on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed Apple Pay is off to a booming start, with more than one million card activations in its first 72 hours of service.
Apple's Tim Cook says his home state is 'too slow' on LGBT rights issue, pushes for education reform
10/27/2014, 10:10 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday spoke out on a variety of civil rights issues facing his home state of Alabama and the U.S. at large, comparing slow progress on rights for the LGBT community with the country's long struggle to reach racial and gender equality.
10/27/2014, 10:10 pm
After members of the Merchant Customer Exchange pulled support for Apple Pay mobile payments this past weekend, specifically Rite Aid and CVS, a major partner in the consortium has offered its take on why Apple's solution is not being implemented.
10/27/2014, 05:10 pm
A new incentive program launched by Wells Fargo on Monday has the bank giving a $20 statement credit to all customers who register their credit card with Apple Pay and make a subsequent purchase.
Apple downplays MCX's Apple Pay embargo, cites 'enthusiastic' response from supporting retailers and customers
10/27/2014, 04:10 pm
Apple on Monday issued a statement touching on recent events that saw Apple Pay embargoed by MCX members Rite Aid and CVS, saying the mobile payment rollout has been largely successful and continues to gather steam as additional retailers pledge support.
10/27/2014, 04:10 pm
As part of its participation in President Barack Obama's ConnectED technology in education program, Apple is giving its latest hardware, as well as services and infrastructure, to 114 schools across the U.S.
10/27/2014, 01:10 pm
With this year's new Hero 4 Black camera, GoPro introduced a top-notch ruggedized device capable of shooting 1080p at an astounding 120 frames per second and 4K video up to 30 frames per second. But coming in at $499 without remote, is the latest GoPro worth the price of admission?
10/27/2014, 12:10 pm
Fitbit on Monday gave fitness buffs three new options for wrist-worn activity trackers, introducing the Charge and Charge HR -- spiritual successors to the Fitbit Force -- alongside the Fitbit Surge, which the company is calling a "fitness super watch."
10/24/2014, 08:10 am
Tim Cook's tour of China continues with another interview with local media, this time with the Apple CEO telling users in the country that he had "very open" discussions on privacy and security with the Chinese government, following a series of attacks in the country targeting Apple users.
10/23/2014, 09:10 pm
Ron Johnson, Apple's former head of retail widely recognized as spearheading the Apple Store initiative, took the wraps off a startup called Enjoy, which seeks to aid shoppers making online purchases.
10/23/2014, 01:10 pm
Following the news that GT Advanced Technologies will spend up to four years paying back Apple's $439 million prepayment, Apple has revealed that the two companies were working on a new method of manufacturing sapphire that never actually went into production.
10/23/2014, 09:10 am
Closing the book on its short-lived supplier agreement with Apple, GT Advanced Technologies announced on Thursday that its finalized settlement will see the company exit the sapphire production business, and spend the next four years paying back -- interest free -- the $439 million prepayment it received from Apple.
10/23/2014, 06:10 am
In a Bloomberg Television interview with Emily Chang, Oscar winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirmed Christian Bale will play Apple cofounder Steve Jobs in a forthcoming feature film based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the late tech guru.
10/23/2014, 04:10 am
Speaking to a Chinese media on Thursday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is planning to open 25 retail locations over the next two years, putting a number on previous promises to triple Apple's footprint in the country.
10/22/2014, 09:10 pm
As part of what he calls a "road trip" to China, Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday tweeted out a photo of himself sitting with a Foxconn worker putting the finishing touches on a new iPhone 6 model.