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.
12/01/2015, 11:12 am
Maintaining a four-year-old tradition, Apple has changed the logos outside of a number of its retail stores from white to red in order to signal World AIDS Day, simultaneously announcing that its (Product)Red donations have topped $100 million.
12/01/2015, 04:12 am
In an effort to better align its international retail services with those offered domestically, Apple this week began accepting Personal Pickup orders at Apple Stores in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden.
12/01/2015, 12:12 am
Adobe launched updates to its Creative Cloud suite of creativity apps on Monday, bringing enhancements to stalwart titles like Photoshop and Premiere Pro, while introducing a 3D character modeling tool called Fuse CC.
11/30/2015, 07:11 pm
Apple is once again in the legal crosshairs of a non-practicing entity, this time as part of a lawsuit leveled by patent monetization firm Papst, which claims iPhone, iPad and iPod infringe on four owned properties relating to data transfer technology.
11/30/2015, 04:11 pm
It was announced on Monday that Apple CEO Tim Cook will receive the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organization's 2015 "Ripple of Hope" award at a New York ceremony on Dec. 8.
11/30/2015, 03:11 pm
Financiers have positioned floundering ex-Apple partner GT Advanced Technologies to emerge from bankruptcy with $80 million in funding, a plan that could allow the beleaguered former sapphire supplier to reposition itself as an industrial equipment manufacturer.
11/30/2015, 02:11 pm
Online retailer Amazon has released a new two-minute video hinting at more of its plans for Prime Air, a drone-based shipping service which -- if legalized by the U.S. government -- would allow deliveries in 30 minutes or less.
11/30/2015, 11:11 am
Apple spent just 3.5 percent -- $8.1 billion -- of its 2015 revenues on research and development, proportionately far less than peers like Google and Facebook in the American tech landscape.
11/26/2015, 05:11 am
An Apple patent application published Thursday details methods of implementing a powered shutter system that automatically blocks access to speaker, microphone and other iPhone and iPad port openings, protecting the sensitive components within.