08/28/2013, 12:08 pm
The coming months will see the construction of Apple's first new retail outlet in Japan's capital city of Tokyo in 8 years, according to a new report.
08/28/2013, 10:08 am
Apple has filed an application in Australia to trademark the term "startup" when it relates to retail store services, computer maintenance, and a few other situations, and the move could have international implications.
08/28/2013, 09:08 am
After being hit with 171 lawsuits from non-practicing intellectual property owning entities in the last five years, Apple has further solidified its place as the No. 1 target for so-called patent "trolls."
08/28/2013, 08:08 am
Apple has confirmed the purchase AlgoTrim, a Swedish startup that specializes in data compression, in a deal that could allow the company to make services such as iTunes more efficient for mobile devices like the iPhone.
08/27/2013, 06:08 pm
The district court judge presiding over Apple's e-books antitrust case said on Tuesday that she plans to require the company take on an external antitrust monitor, but expects the final terms of the injunction to not restrict other facets of the iTunes business.
08/27/2013, 05:08 pm
It was announced on Tuesday that Apple will begin selling products to customers planning on taking the devices into Iran, with the decision being a direct result of a push from the Obama administration to loosen sanctions on the country.
08/27/2013, 03:08 pm
With Chief Executive Steve Ballmer set to retire and Microsoft undergoing major structural changes, employees at the software giant are said to be spooked, sparking concern that retaining current workers could be a challenge.
08/27/2013, 05:08 am
A somewhat offbeat patent awarded to Apple on Tuesday describes a method of providing iOS users with a 'silent disco' experience, where musical characteristics sampled from a roving DJ's track trigger playback of similar tunes on a local device.
08/27/2013, 04:08 am
An Apple patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday describes a method in which a portable device, like the iPhone, can save, manage and recall entertainment and "smart home" system settings, called "scenes."
08/27/2013, 01:08 am
Putting an end to a small controversy over a 1970s "folk art" fountain near Union Square, revised build plans for Apple's new San Francisco retail outlet specifically show that the water feature will remain, to be nestled in a flight of steps leading up to the store's rear entrance.
08/26/2013, 11:08 pm
In a recent change to its Support website, Apple integrated an interactive and streamlined user experience with powerful features like live chat to bring the portal more in line with the company's more recent webpage designs.
08/26/2013, 10:08 pm
An endorsed memo from Apple lawyer Orin Snyder entered into court records on Monday says the U.S. Department of Justice's latest filing regarding the recent e-book trial is "plainly improper," alleging it is less of a letter to the court than a "12-page broadside masquerading as a brief."
08/26/2013, 06:08 pm
Popular Google Reader alternative Feedly opened its premium subscription service to all comers on Monday, granting users access to a highly requested article search function and other features for a monthly fee.
08/26/2013, 12:08 pm
Apple is now limiting access to its iWork for iCloud beta, citing an "overwhelming response" to the iCloud-enabled productivity suite.
08/26/2013, 08:08 am
Though a statement by Microsoft suggested the forthcoming retirement of Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has been in consideration for some time, a new report says the reality is Ballmer did not intend to leave the company so soon.
08/23/2013, 02:08 pm
Apple and Samsung will not have to publicly disclose the financial details both companies submitted to a U.S. court in the course of their ongoing patent litigation, according to a federal appeals panel.
08/23/2013, 01:08 pm
The Department of Justice on Friday revised their proposal to punish Apple for iBook antitrust violations, alleging that the Cupertino company lied to the government about the manner in which the App Store operates and that changes to rules governing in-app purchases were designed to cripple Amazon's competitive Kindle app.
08/23/2013, 09:08 am
Microsoft announced on Friday that its chief executive Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months, once his successor has been chosen, bringing to an end a 13-year reign over the software giant.
08/23/2013, 09:08 am
Judge Lucy Koh handed down a ruling on Thursday denying Samsung's motion to retry a high-profile patent case between the two rivals based on changes to the scope of Apple's so-called "rubber-banding" scrolling patent.
08/23/2013, 08:08 am
Any user who logs in to iCloud.com will find browser-based beta versions of Pages, Numbers and Keynote — Apple's iWork suite — are now available to test.