05/26/2015, 04:05 am
Apple on Tuesday was granted a patent describing a dual-purpose keyboard that sports touch sensors overlaid atop mechanical keys depressible to two more levels, affording users both multitouch gesture control and conventional keystroke entry without having to remove their hands from the device.
05/25/2015, 05:05 pm
Longtime Apple designer Jony Ive has been promoted from SVP of Design to a new position called Chief Design Officer, which will see the star designer relinquish day-to-day oversight of industrial design and user interface operations to take on a wider array of projects.
05/25/2015, 03:05 pm
Charter Communications is on the verge of buying out rival Time Warner Cable in a cash-and-stock deal worth approximately $55.1 billion, a report said on Monday.
05/25/2015, 12:05 pm
Microsoft is rumored to be talking with investment firms about the prospect of buying out Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry, likely motivated by a desire to deepen its foray into the mobile enterprise and gain access to BlackBerry's patent trove.
05/25/2015, 10:05 am
The Obama administration has decided not to ask a secret court for a 90-day extension of Section 215 in the Patriot Act, effectively putting end to the authorized bulk collection of U.S. phone metadata by the National Security Agency.
05/23/2015, 01:05 am
Perhaps the most significant Apple-related event this week was the launch of a refreshed 15-inch MacBook Pro, but the company also released its first firmware update for the Apple Watch, and saw its takeover of GPS firm Coherent Navigation made public.
05/22/2015, 11:05 pm
As part of ongoing upgrades to its in-house mapping service, Apple on Friday added a handful of entries to its rolling list of providers that supply the company with maps data, business listings and satellite imagery.
05/22/2015, 06:05 pm
Apple was on the list of attendees at a secretive three-day conference last week, where heads of intelligence agencies from around the world met with private sector tech companies, security experts and journalists to discuss the ramifications of data privacy on state protection.
05/22/2015, 08:05 am
This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast features Neil Hughes and Shane Cole as we discuss the latest iMac, MacBook Pro, and Apple Watch news. Also, Neil has a word to say on Wall Street analysts.
05/21/2015, 08:05 pm
A tenuous rumor on Thursday claims there might be a connection between Apple's unannounced streaming music service and the release of a long-delayed album from Kanye West, who recently signed a partnership deal with competitor Tidal.
05/21/2015, 04:05 pm
Apple is planning a major renovation of its flagship Regent Street store in London, one which will radically impact the interior and exterior appearance of the building.
05/21/2015, 07:05 am
Apple's iCloud took a hit late Wednesday night as users from around the world experienced trouble with multiple services due to an unknown issue, ultimately resolved some seven hours later.
05/21/2015, 06:05 am
A pair of Apple patent applications published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday describe a display capable of displaying 2D and 3D images at the same time and a portable cellular hotpot with a unique cylindrical design.
05/20/2015, 07:05 pm
Popular connected transportation service Uber has hired away Apple lawyer Sabrina Ross to work on an internal team focusing on privacy law, according to a report on Wednesday.
05/20/2015, 05:05 pm
Phase two of Apple's ambitious Campus 2 construction project is now underway as obsolete buildings have been demolished over the past weeks to make way for new testing workshops and facilities for research and development.
05/20/2015, 12:05 pm
With a rapidly-expanding workforce and a shortage of options in the city of Cupertino, Calif., Apple is reportedly considering a "major expansion" of its corporate office and research and development facilities to neighboring San Jose.
05/20/2015, 01:05 am
Apple updated its online storefront on Tuesday with fresh imagery and text touting so-called Continuity features that interconnect iOS, Mac and now Apple Watch devices.
05/19/2015, 06:05 pm
Months after Apple announced plans to build a "global command center" on the site of its failed sapphire production facility in Mesa, Ariz., a report on Tuesday says the company is looking to hire up to 500 extra workers to complete and maintain the project.
05/19/2015, 03:05 pm
Apple raised prices in a number of overseas markets on Tuesday, a move precipitated by the U.S. dollar's continued rebound and designed to minimize the effect of foreign exchange headwinds.
05/19/2015, 12:05 pm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has intervened in the bankruptcy court dispute over the sale of RadioShack customer data, spelling out conditions it feels are needed to protect personal privacy.