After announcing cooperation with the White House's "SupplierPay" initiative, Apple on Friday released domestic supply chain expenditure figures for the first time, saying it spent more than $3 billion with over 7,000 U.S. suppliers last year.
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Samsung Electronics and Globalfoundries are reportedly planning to begin building 14-nanometer mobile chips in small quantities at a New York-based facility in early 2015, which could set the stage for the team to begin building "A9" chips for Apple, according to a new report.
As IBM secretly mulls plans to sell off its increasing outdated processor chip fabs in New York and Vermont, a new wave of mobile chip developers--led by Apple, ARM and Qualcomm--are hiring away many of the top chip designers of the once leading firm.
Rapper Kanye West continued his French charm offensive on Friday, once again panning Apple's approach to recruiting talent for its annual iTunes Festival, and in the process revealing that the iPhone maker compensates performers with increased promotional space in the iTunes store rather than cash.
Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped in on the Austin, Texas facility that manufactures the new Mac Pro on Thursday, watching as technicians assembled the powerful desktop computers before expressing his appreciation for the new "Made in the USA" approach.
When luxury auto marque Bentley released a short documentary highlighting the new Mulsanne sedan earlier this week, it chose to shoot and edit the entire sequence on Apple's iPhone 5s and iPad Air -- with a little help from third-party gear. AppleInsider has the details of what equipment Bentley used to create the visually stunning piece.
Rigid glass touchscreens may give way to bendable, foldable portable displays in the future, thanks to utilizing graphene -- an advanced technology that has generated interest from Apple, Samsung and others.
Despite being fierce competitors and opponents in the courtroom, Apple and Samsung remain important partners, with Samsung reportedly supplying more than half of all high-resolution Retina displays for Apple's full-size iPad last quarter.
Apple might be looking to lend a helping hand to those who are particularly prone to sunburns or are otherwise sensitive to harmful UV rays, as one analyst believes that the company will include new UV exposure sensors in its so-called "iWatch."
Ahead of the iTunes Festival at SXSW in Austin, Tex., Apple SVP of Internet Software and Services Eddy Cue discussed what it meant to bring the event stateside after being a London exclusive for seven years.
In a lawsuit filed against Apple and Samsung on Monday, ZiiLABS, a subsidiary of A/V solutions giant Creative Technology, claims the companies infringed on ten U.S. patents, many of which deal with graphics processing.
When the iTunes Festival at SXSW kicks off tonight, marking its debut in the U.S., fans will be able to view acts Coldplay, Imagine Dragons and London Grammar live on Vevo for iOS and Apple TV, as well as in Apple's Safari browser for Mac.
Contrary to recent rumors, Samsung has won the contract to produce Apple's next-generation A-series processor and will do so at the same Texas facility that churns out the 64-bit A7 at the heart of the iPhone 5s and iPad Air, according to a new report from South Korea.
With just days remaining until London Grammar takes the stage to open the first iTunes Festival ever held in the U.S., Apple has added a new iTunes Festival channel to Apple TV with a performance lineup and information on every act.
While rumors of a partnership between Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have lingered for years, yet another report on Wednesday claims once again that the Taiwanese chipmaker is now producing chips for the company -- namely a next-generation "A8" processor for the 2014 iPhone.
Tim Cook to shareholders: iPhone 5s & 5c outpace predecessors, Apple bought 23 companies in 16 months
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook sat alone onstage as he presided over the company's annual shareholder meeting, fielding questions and detailing various aspects of his company's business. Among the topics he discussed were sales of the latest iPhone models, Apple's pace of acquisitions, and the growth of Apple TV.
Grammy-nominated West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar is set to headline the second day of next month's iTunes Festival in Austin, Texas, the latest lyrical luminary to appear at the event's U.S. debut.
Apple's first-ever iTunes Festival in the U.S., at this year's SXSW festival in Austin, Tex., will feature legendary grunge rockers Soundgarden, it was announced on Wednesday.
Music fans in the U.S. will finally get a chance to attend Apple's iTunes Festival as the company announced on Wednesday that the free concert event will come to 2014 edition of the annual SXSW conference in Austin, Texas.
Payments services company Square on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Whole Foods Market that will see the rollout of iPad-based Square Stands at select grocery store locations nationwide.
Apple is reportedly set to begin moving into its new "Americas Operations Center" in Texas's capital city after spending just over $27 million on the project's initial stage.
A trio of semiconductor product packaging companies have reportedly been tapped by Apple to help supply the company's next-generation "A8" mobile processor, according to a new rumor.
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook sat down for an interview with ABC News about the 30th anniversary of the Mac, but the conversation naturally delved into other subjects like future products, on which the CEO was unsurprisingly tight-lipped.
While Apple's new American-mac Mac Pro desktop is backordered on the company's retail store until at least February, one of its brick-and-mortar retail partners says it currently shipping out a limited supply of both standard retail configurations. [Update: all have sold out]
Production of Apple's new professional desktop is said to be heavily constrained, with representatives indicating that the company's retail stores will not stock the machine until at least March.
As promised, Apple on Thursday initiated sales of its highly-anticipated Mac Pro desktop, with some orders placed through the company's digital storefront shipping by Dec. 30. Supplies appear extremely limited out of the gate, however, with custom configured models showing delivery dates into February.
Rather than serving as an alternative to Samsung for production of Apples A-series chips, GlobalFoundries may just serve as a subcontractor for Samsung itself in producing chips for the iPhone and iPad, according to a new report.
Apple will reportedly add a second U.S. chip fabrication plant to its supply chain, partnering with California-based GlobalFoundries to produce A-series processors at a new $6 billion facility in upstate New York.
Singapore-based contract manufacturer Flextronics is alleged to have flouted Apple supplier guidelines when hiring workers in the weeks before the iPhone 5's release, using recruiters throughout southeast Asia who "sold" the jobs to migrant workers for hundreds of dollars and confiscated their passports, then leaving the workers without pay or food for months.
New photos show that construction on Apple's Austin, Tex., campus project continues apace, with a number of facilities noticeably closer to completion.
Contrary to earlier reports, Apple's recent hiring of a Nike designer was not related to his involvement in the Nike FuelBand project, because Ben Shaffer wasn't even involved in the wearable device.
Apple's iPhone 5s announcement included a surprise leap to a new 64-bit ARM chip architecture, a subject that has sparked lots of confusion and misinformation. But the secrecy surrounding the A7 may also have fooled analysts into slashing their sales expectations and downgrading the company's stock targets.
A report examining Apple's component supply chain and global manufacturing details the source of the parts, workers and assembly involved in building the company's devices.
When his son Austin was born on Monday, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr wasn't able to be there in person, so he turned to Apple's FaceTime video chat as the next-best option.
Apple is rumored to be preparing to open a new iPhone engineering development team in Taipei, Taiwan, and will allegedly begin hiring for the facility starting in September.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. recently held a job fair in upstate New York, helping to drive up expectations that the chipmaker is planning to open a chip fabrication plant in the area to build mobile processors for Apple.
Apple has put together a small team of experts in speech recognition technology in Boston, in an effort to bolster its voice-driven Siri personal assistant service.
A new report claims that Apple and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. have actually sealed the deal on a three-year agreement to supply A-series chips for future iPhones and iPads.
Motorola's next handset will be Made in America, as the Google-owned manufacturer looks to make a comeback in a market dominated by Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy line.
Apple recently submitted a fresh set of plans for its second Cupertino, Calif., campus, adding a few enhancements to the original proposal, including the addition of bicycle pathways and a slightly revised timeline.
As Apple's Austin, Tex., campus project moves closer to completion, new pictures of the expansion reveal work is continuing steadily, with a new parking garage going up and exterior glass being installed in one of the buildings.
Apple's voracious appetite for powerful, efficient new chips to power its iOS devices, complicated by the tense relationship with its current supplier Samsung, is sparking a construction boom for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. But why has it taken so long?
The growing rift between Samsung and Apple has led to Samsung being cut out of the development process of Apple's next-generation custom chips for the iPhone and iPad, according to a new report.
Apple's future "A7" chips for 2014's "iPhone 6" will be built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. once the existing contract with Samsung expires, a new rumor claims.
Apple's data centers are 100 percent powered by renewable energy, and its corporate facilities are increasingly green, but a new report from the company shows that its greenhouse gas emissions actually increased by 34 percent in 2012.
Walmart shoppers at more than 200 stores will soon be able to use their iPhones to scan items and pay at self-checkout counters, as the retail giant has announced an expansion of its Scan & Go pilot program.
Samsung, following its landmark patent infringement loss to chief rival Apple, has more than redoubled its efforts to influence the federal government on a range of issues, including intellectual property laws.
Files found within Apple's newly released iOS 6.1 refer to an Internet radio service the company is believed to be working on.
With construction of Apple's $304 million Austin, Tex. complex underway, one website has reportedly come across new build plans for the site, revealing additional details about the campus' layout.
One month after AppleInsider offered a first look at Apple's upcoming Austin, Tex. campus expansion, fresh photos from the construction site show a second building being erected as work continues toward an expected completion date sometime in 2015.