06/18/2015, 10:06 am
On Thursday one of Jawbone's more advanced fitness trackers, the UP2, appeared at the online Apple Store, following a brief and still unexplained removal of most of the company's product line.
06/18/2015, 01:06 am
Digital rights advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation on Wednesday gave Apple a perfect rating in its annual "Who has your back?" report, which rates tech companies on their efforts to secure consumer data against government snooping.
06/17/2015, 09:06 pm
Writing the next chapter of an ongoing feud with Apple, Samsung on Wednesday petitioned for a rehearing of a recent U.S. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that upheld nearly $400 million in damages for infringing Apple design patents.
06/17/2015, 06:06 pm
Google-owned home accessory maker Nest on Wednesday launched the Cam, its first self-branded security camera, along with a second-generation version of its Protect smoke detector, and an updated mobile app for iOS and Android.
06/17/2015, 04:06 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook is likely to keep his promises on user privacy, said whistleblower and ex-National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, commenting by video during a Wednesday conference in Barcelona, Spain. He cautioned however that people should be willing to abandon Apple if it backtracks.
06/17/2015, 04:06 pm
Microsoft on Wednesday announced the departure of former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop as part of a broad restructuring at the company, one that will see its Operating Systems Group and Microsoft Devices Group merge into one unit.
06/17/2015, 03:06 pm
Amazon on Wednesday launched preorders for a new edition of the Kindle Paperwhite, upgraded with a sharper e-ink display rated at 300 pixels per inch, matching the display resolution of its high-end Kindle Voyage.
06/17/2015, 01:06 pm
The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday announced its intent to levy a $100 million fine against AT&T after finding that the wireless carrier mislead customers about its throttling of data plans that were advertised as being unlimited.
06/17/2015, 12:06 pm
With Apple design chief Jony Ive and retail leader Angela Ahrendts apparently collaborating on a new direction for the company's retail stores, a new report claims that a focus on a "premium feel" to the stores and product packaging will begin next month.
06/17/2015, 11:06 am
Deutsche Telekom now considers Comcast the leading candidate for a sale of T-Mobile U.S., reports said on Wednesday, potentially signalling a major shift in the American media landscape that could impact Apple.
06/16/2015, 04:06 pm
Following Apple's decision to jettison general contractors DPR and Skanska from Campus 2 construction, two of the other construction firms on the project have stepped in to fill the gap, a report said on Tuesday.
06/16/2015, 03:06 pm
Apple has won two new U.S. patents through its ties with exclusive materials partner Liquidmetal, addressing ways of manufacturing amorphous alloys including hollowed-out shapes.
06/16/2015, 10:06 am
Apple this week was awarded a design patent for the cylindrical entrance to its iconic Shanghai retail store -- a concept credited in part to late company co-founder Steve Jobs.
06/16/2015, 12:06 am
Adobe on Tuesday announced the 2015 release of Creative Cloud, the company's comprehensive graphic design offering, with 15 new desktop app versions, integrated sync technology and a stock image monetization platform called Adobe Stock.
06/15/2015, 11:06 pm
As part of a push into logistics, on-demand transportation provider Uber was reportedly in talks with Apple to provide same-day product deliveries, but the iPhone maker ultimately went with startup Postmates.
06/15/2015, 08:06 pm
After hosting this year's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on its own website for one week, Apple on Monday made a video of the event available to a wider audience by posting a full-length version to its official YouTube channel.
06/15/2015, 02:06 pm
Microsoft's upcoming HoloLens virtual reality accessory took the stage at E3 on Monday, with the company showing how "mixed reality gaming" will work on the future hardware, via its popular Minecraft universe.
06/13/2015, 06:06 pm
The overwhelming majority of WWDC attendees continues to be male, but Apple its stepping up its own efforts to encourage more women--starting with young girls--to take prominent roles in tech. That included prominent stage time for female executives in leadership roles, and the featuring of GoldieBlox, an effort to interest girls in engineering careers, starting early on in the toy isle.
06/13/2015, 03:06 pm
Apple's somewhat controversial new store on Manhattan's tony Upper East Side opened for business this weekend, and photos of the remodeled bank reveal a number of one-off design flourishes including a dedicated Beats display wall and a bank vault-turned-VIP room.
06/13/2015, 08:06 am
The lion's share of the week's Apple news occurred during Monday's WWDC 2015 keynote, when the company unveiled OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, and Apple Music. The rest of the week was not uneventful however, with word of antitrust investigations and the real story behind Apple's mapping vans.