01/21/2015, 02:01 pm
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that Windows 10, its next-generation desktop and mobile operating system, would be offered as a free upgrade for users running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1.
01/21/2015, 01:01 pm
Federal lobbying disclosures filed this week revealed the extent to which Apple has beefed up lobbying operations in recent years, as the $1.2 million the company spent in the fourth quarter of last year pushed its full-year total over $4 million for the first time ever.
01/21/2015, 01:01 am
A number of tech industry heavyweights, including Apple, Microsoft and Google, have pledged support for a data privacy initiative aimed at keeping student information safe.
01/20/2015, 07:01 pm
As Apple enters uncharted territory with Apple Pay and the upcoming Apple Watch, the company has increased lobbying activities to assuage government scrutiny, though overall spending for the 2014 calendar year is expected to be far less than other tech firms.
01/20/2015, 04:01 pm
Apple on Tuesday added 16 new bank and credit union partners for its Apple Pay mobile payments service, including brands from 2 of the 50 largest U.S. bank holding companies with Zions Bancorp and Huntington Bancshares.
01/20/2015, 05:01 am
Apple on Tuesday removed protective barriers shielding its new Apple Store in Hangzhou, China, revealing a huge glass facade that opens into a split-level interior closely mirroring renderings depicting the tech giant's forthcoming San Francisco flagship location.
01/20/2015, 03:01 am
Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent for an advanced gaze-tracking graphical user interface that could one day see implementation in Macs, iPhones, iPads or even a future version of the Apple TV.
01/19/2015, 07:01 pm
Apple on Monday provided a fresh photo of its Campus 2 construction site in Cupertino, Calif., showing accelerated progress on the main "spaceship" structure's foundation, as well as work on ancillary buildings.
01/19/2015, 09:01 am
As Americans pause to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Apple has dedicated its homepage to the memory of the slain civil rights leader, a rare practice that the company reserves for exceptional figures in history.
01/19/2015, 08:01 am
Apple has begun notifying registered developers in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea that their Apple developer agreements have been terminated, effective immediately, and they may no longer sell through the App Store as the company works to comply with trade sanctions leveraged following Russia's annexation of the region.
01/17/2015, 12:01 am
Fitbit's latest premium wearable fitness tracker, the Surge, has been dubbed a "super watch" by the company, thanks to its inclusion of a heart rate monitor, exercise tracker, GPS, monochrome touchscreen display, and up to seven days of battery life.
01/16/2015, 10:01 pm
The class representative in a California anti-trust lawsuit regarding alleged anti-poaching measures employed by Apple, Google and other Silicon Valley tech companies, is seeking a larger-than-normal chunk of a proposed $415 million payout for his work in securing more lucrative settlement terms.
01/16/2015, 07:01 pm
Principal filming for a Steve Jobs biopic penned by Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin official started in California on Friday, with crews set up at the house where Jobs and Steve Wozniak built the first Apple computer in 1976.
01/16/2015, 02:01 pm
The internet has claimed yet another print victim as London-based MacUser Magazine, one of the oldest Apple-centric magazines in the world, announced on Friday that it would wind down operations following the release of its February 2015 issue.
01/16/2015, 01:01 pm
Samsung's next flagship smartphone will ship with a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor in place of the swipe-style sensor that the company employed on the underwhelming Galaxy S5, according to a new report.
01/16/2015, 01:01 pm
A new survey of tech workers places the highest optimism at Apple, where employees believe their company will continue to have a bright future ahead of it under the leadership of Tim Cook.
01/15/2015, 09:01 pm
Looking to freshen up its product range, Samsung in January found a new head of global design in Don-tae Lee, former co-president of a London-based design consultancy called Tangerine, which had Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive as one of its earliest employees.
01/15/2015, 07:01 pm
Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley tech companies have agreed to pay out $415 million to settle an anti-trust class action lawsuit alleging so-called "no-poach" measures artificially suppressed employee salaries.
01/15/2015, 05:01 pm
Just six months after its introduction at WWDC 2014, Apple's Swift continues to generate immense interest with developers and is now the 22nd most popular programming language around, according to new rankings published on Thursday.
01/15/2015, 02:01 pm
Former Apple executive Tony Fadell -- known colloquially as the "father of the iPod" -- is set to take over Google's Glass augmented reality project as the search giant reorganizes the stumbling wearable team.