01/27/2015, 03:01 pm
Nearly five years after Steve Jobs published his infamous "Thoughts on Flash," streaming video service YouTube has announced plans to migrate away from the technology as users accessing the site via Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 8, and beta versions of Firefox will now be served the HTML5 video player by default.
01/27/2015, 03:01 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday granted Apple's patent for an iPhone gaming accessory that extends in-game controls beyond the handset's display and onto D-pads or joysticks, saving precious screen real estate in the process.
01/26/2015, 11:01 pm
It appears that eBay is stocking up on talent in preparation of an inevitable separation from PayPal, the latest hire being Bora Chung, a payments expert who served as Apple's worldwide payments for the Online Apple Store since 2010.
01/26/2015, 07:01 pm
A week after Apple used a work of calligraphy to promote its latest Chinese Apple Store in Hangzhou, the company is again turning to art to tout a soon to open outlet, this time wrapping a mural around the new Chongqing location's iconic glass cylinder entryway.
01/26/2015, 05:01 pm
Apple added a few new features to Photos beta in a recent update to its iCloud.com hub, bringing manual image zoom controls and email sharing capabilities to the iOS-connected Web app.
01/24/2015, 05:01 pm
Apple is forecast to have shipped a whopping 73 million iPhones over the 2014 holiday quarter on strong iPhone 6 demand, according to one well-connected analyst who also expects a busy start to 2015 for the company, with Apple Watch sales in March and a rumored 12-inch MacBook Air coming sometime before April.
01/24/2015, 12:01 pm
Microsoft's ability to leverage the tech media's credulity is weakening, as is evident from the emerging skepticism of its ability to deliver upon its latest product demonstration: HoloLens.
01/24/2015, 04:01 am
Apple opened the doors to its new West Lake Apple Store in China on Saturday, letting throngs of eager customers into one of the company's largest retail outlets in Asia.
01/23/2015, 02:01 am
Apple on Thursday posted to its YouTube channel a translated version of a promo video featuring artist Wang Dongling, initially created for the Chinese market in celebration of the unveiling of a new West Lake Apple Store in Hangzhou.
01/22/2015, 01:01 pm
Resurgent wireless carrier T-Mobile on Thursday announced a new "smartphone equality" initiative that will see the company base device financing decisions for existing customers on their T-Mobile payment history, rather than their credit score.
01/22/2015, 11:01 am
China's State Internet Information Office will reportedly be allowed to conduct network security inspections of Apple products offered for sale in China as the company seeks to assuage fears that its devices can be used for intelligence gathering purposes by foreign governments.
01/22/2015, 09:01 am
Comparing the net neutrality debate to the expansion of railroads in the 20th century, BlackBerry CEO John Chen on Tuesday called for authorities to force companies such as Apple and Netflix to make their services available to all consumers, regardless of platform.
01/22/2015, 12:01 am
A pair of reports on Wednesday claim Google is about to wade into the cellular network industry through deals with U.S. carriers T-Mobile and Sprint, a bold move that could push competitors to cut prices and boost data speeds.
01/21/2015, 07:01 pm
In a new patent lawsuit with the Northern California District Court on Tuesday, so-called "patent troll" TriDim Innovations claims Apple infringed two 3D user interface patents with Safari for iOS 7 and iOS 8, Cover Flow and Time Machine.
01/21/2015, 02:01 pm
Software giant Microsoft announced its latest move into hardware on Wednesday, unveiling an all-new augmented reality headset dubbed the "HoloLens" that will enable users to see and manipulate holographic images in realtime, without a tethered computer.
01/21/2015, 02:01 pm
Microsoft on Wednesday announced that Windows 10, its next-generation desktop and mobile operating system, would be offered as a free upgrade for users running Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Phone 8.1.
01/21/2015, 01:01 pm
Federal lobbying disclosures filed this week revealed the extent to which Apple has beefed up lobbying operations in recent years, as the $1.2 million the company spent in the fourth quarter of last year pushed its full-year total over $4 million for the first time ever.
01/21/2015, 01:01 am
A number of tech industry heavyweights, including Apple, Microsoft and Google, have pledged support for a data privacy initiative aimed at keeping student information safe.
01/20/2015, 07:01 pm
As Apple enters uncharted territory with Apple Pay and the upcoming Apple Watch, the company has increased lobbying activities to assuage government scrutiny, though overall spending for the 2014 calendar year is expected to be far less than other tech firms.
01/20/2015, 04:01 pm
Apple on Tuesday added 16 new bank and credit union partners for its Apple Pay mobile payments service, including brands from 2 of the 50 largest U.S. bank holding companies with Zions Bancorp and Huntington Bancshares.