02/05/2016, 08:02 am
On this week's episode of the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Mikey riff on Apple's rumored March event, what a new patent filing could mean for Touch ID, a substantial legal win for patent troll VirnetX and much more. Bonus GoPro rant courtesy of Neil.
02/04/2016, 06:02 pm
Apple, Google, Amazon and Verizon might soon be locked in a bidding war for rights to stream NFL's "Thursday Night Football," as a report on Thursday says each company is seeking favor as the league's Internet content partner.
02/04/2016, 10:02 am
Sharp is indeed leaning towards a takeover by Apple's main manufactuing partner, Foxconn, but no exclusive negotiating rights have been offered, the company's CEO announced at a Thursday press conference.
02/04/2016, 10:02 am
Facing increasingly fierce competition in the industry it helped create, GoPro this week announced plans to simplify its product line and innovate on usability, with what CEO Nick Woodman called "the most connected and convenient GoPro we have ever made."
Apple discourages Supreme Court from hearing Samsung patent petition, calls case 'legally unexceptional'
02/04/2016, 09:02 am
Apple this week attempted to dissuade the U.S. Supreme Court from hearing Samsung's request for review in their ongoing patent infringement dispute, with Apple telling the highest court in America that the $548 million settlement does not deserve review.
02/04/2016, 04:02 am
An Apple patent filing published on Thursday suggests future iPhones and iPads might sport force-sensing Touch ID home buttons that rely on technology similar to iPhone 6s' 3D Touch system.
02/03/2016, 11:02 pm
Sharp reportedly plans to enter talks with Foxconn over a takeover bid that could be worth some $5.5 billion, suggesting an end is near for Foxconn's bidding war with Innovation Network Corporation of Japan.
02/03/2016, 05:02 pm
A federal jury on Wednesday found Apple guilty of willfully infringing on four VirnetX patents, awarding the non-practicing entity $625.6 million in damages and ongoing royalties from a previous court finding.
02/03/2016, 11:02 am
Internet search, content pioneer and Apple partner Yahoo is readying for either a reverse spinoff or outright sale that would see the well-known web businesses separated from the parent company and more than 1,000 employees laid off.
02/03/2016, 08:02 am
The New York City Landmarks Conservancy announced on Wednesday that the recipient of its 2016 Chairman's Award will be Apple, in recognition of the company's preservation and restoration of notable historic structures in New York City.
02/02/2016, 10:02 pm
Apple recently added a pair of firmware security experts to its ranks when it hired the team behind "deep system security" startup LegbaCore in November, an apparent effort to bolster platforms like iOS and OS X.
02/02/2016, 09:02 pm
Apple Stores, which consistently rank among the most profitable retail outlets per square foot, are reportedly bogging down growth at a chain of upscale shopping malls across the U.S.
02/02/2016, 08:02 pm
Microsoft is looking to expand on its artificial intelligence program with the reported purchase of UK-based developer SwiftKey, makers of the popular cross-platform predictive keyboard of the same name.
02/02/2016, 06:02 pm
Zagg, best known for its InvisibleShield line of protective display coverings, on Tuesday announced plans to purchase iPhone battery case maker Mophie in a deal worth at least $100 million.
02/02/2016, 05:02 pm
Amid rumors claiming Apple is investing heavily in virtual and augmented reality solutions, it was revealed on Tuesday that the company has taken a recent interest in Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab, sending representatives to visit the facility three times in as many months.
02/02/2016, 03:02 pm
Progress on Apple's new €850 million data center in Ireland is reportedly at a standstill as the Irish government continues to sort out complaints about the project's potential to harm local wildlife.
02/02/2016, 12:02 pm
As remotely-controlled drones become smaller and more sophisticated, authorities are working to counter the potential security and privacy implications in sometimes novel ways -- including training eagles to take the aircraft down.
02/02/2016, 11:02 am
Having already missed the original Sunday deadline, U.S. and European officials are reportedly on the verge of cinching a new "Safe Harbor" deal on transferring data across the Atlantic. [Updated]
02/02/2016, 03:02 am
After the release of 3D Touch force-sensing input on iPhone 6s, Apple continues its push for the perfect input technology, most recently winning a patent that uses inline proximity sensors to detect non-contact hover gestures.
02/01/2016, 07:02 pm
Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak believes Apple is considering drawing down its reliance, or altogether dumping, Amazon Web Services in favor of an in-house solution, though the shift might take two years.