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Apple remains most valuable global brand with 19% growth to $183 billion

05/22/2012, 04:05 am

A new survey again placed Apple as the world's most valuable brand, even as nearly half of the top 100 global brands, including rivals Google and Microsoft, lost value over the past year.


Apple's next iMacs also rumored to receive Retina display upgrade

05/15/2012, 10:05 am

In addition to the MacBook Pro lineup, Apple's next-generation iMac desktops are also rumored to receive a new high-resolution Retina display.


Genesys tapped to supply USB 3.0 chips for Apple's MacBook Air

05/14/2012, 08:05 am

In a sign that Apple plans to adopt USB 3.0 in addition to Thunderbolt on its MacBook lineup, the company is said to have inked a deal with Genesys Logic for USB 3.0 card reader controller chips.


Suppliers gearing up for launch of Apple's new MacBooks in June - report

05/14/2012, 08:05 am

Apple's long-awaited update to its MacBook lineup will be announced by the company in June, when suppliers are currently preparing for their shipments to significantly rise, according to a new report.


Benchmarks hint at next-gen Ivy Bridge MacBook Pro, iMac

05/14/2012, 05:05 am

Geekbench benchmarks that appear to be from unreleased versions of Apple's MacBook Pro and iMac computers have surfaced online and serve as compelling evidence of upcoming upgrades from the company.


Intel looks to build ultra-efficient mobile chips Apple 'can't ignore'

05/12/2012, 01:05 am

Computing giant Intel is once again looking to gain ground in the mobile device market currently dominated by low-power ARM-based processors, saying that it plans to ply its substantial faculties toward currying favor with major player Apple.


HP exec: 'Apple may like to think they own silver, but they don't'

05/09/2012, 12:05 pm

When asked about similarities between the design of HP's new Ultrabook and Apple's MacBook Air, an HP executive dismissed concerns that Apple could sue.


Intel launches next-gen Ivy Bridge processors with 3D transistors

04/23/2012, 03:04 am

Intel has officially launched the first wave of its Ivy Bridge processors with a new tri-gate transistor technology, touting the new chips as the "world's first 22 nanometer product."


Judge refuses to dismiss staff poaching suit against Apple, Pixar, Google

04/19/2012, 03:04 pm

Apple and a number of other technology and entertainment companies, including Google and Pixar, continue to face the prospect of a class-action antitrust suit over an anti-poaching agreement.


Intel reportedly expects shipments of 20-30M ultrabooks in 2012

04/19/2012, 02:04 am

A new report claims Intel has set internal estimates of between 20 to 30 million ultrabook units this year.


Intel & Microsoft hope to push iPad's global market share under 50% in 2013

04/18/2012, 08:04 am

Both Microsoft and Intel are said to have been working closely with PC makers in hopes of pushing Apple's iPad to less than 50 percent of the global tablet market by mid-2013.


'Bulk' of first wave of Intel's next-gen Ivy Bridge chips bound for desktops

04/18/2012, 02:04 am

Intel revealed on Tuesday that the first wave of its next-generation Ivy Bridge processors will feature quad-core models, the bulk of which are headed for desktop computers, followed by a second launch of dual-core chips for "mainstream notebooks."


Customers report long delays when customizing Apple's Mac Pro

04/16/2012, 02:04 pm

Build-to-order models of the Mac Pro have seen significant delays in recent weeks, as the future of Apple's professional desktop line remains in question.


Rumor: Intel moving up Ivy Bridge announcement to April 23

04/12/2012, 01:04 am

A new rumor claims Intel has moved up the announcement of its next-generation Ivy Bridge processors from the original date of April 29 to April 23 as PC makers ready the second generation of ultrabooks, expected to arrive in May.


Intel reportedly shipping next-gen Thunderbolt controllers expected in new Macs

04/11/2012, 11:04 pm

Chipmaker Intel has begun shipping its second generation of Thunderbolt controllers, which are believed to be bound for Apple's upcoming Mac releases, according to a new report.


Availability of Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pros constrained ahead of redesigned models

04/10/2012, 09:04 am

Multiple authorized resellers this week are reflecting stock outs of 15-inch MacBook Pros, suggesting that Apple is ramping down production of existing models before introducing redesigned offerings that will largely resemble the company's increasingly popular line of ultra-slim MacBook Airs.


Apple's Ivy Bridge-powered iMacs rumored to debut in June

04/06/2012, 04:04 pm

Another rumor has pointed toward a June launch for Apple's updated all-in-one desktop, the iMac, featuring Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors.


Intel sinks 'hundreds of millions' of dollars into Ultrabook ad campaign

04/05/2012, 07:04 pm

In an effort to get the Ultrabook thin-and-light PC platform off the ground, Intel has kickstarted an ambitious campaign that will cover TV, print and online ads in what the company calls A New Era in Computing.


Rumor: Apple to release new iMacs with Core i5, i7 CPUs in June or July

04/04/2012, 10:04 am

Apple's all-in-one desktop, the iMac, will receive an update with Intel's next-generation Ivy Bridge CPUs in the June or July timeframe, according to a new rumor.


Intel says Ultrabooks trump MacBook Air, iPad

04/02/2012, 06:04 pm

In an interview published on Monday, two Intel representatives claim that the features, price point and operating system of Ultrabooks beat out Apple's thin-and-light MacBook Air and iPad tablet.