01/23/2014, 04:01 am
An Apple patent application describing a method of mounting sapphire to an electronic device was discovered on Thursday, with example implementations possibly revealing how the company plans to employ the exotic material in future products.
01/23/2014, 04:01 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published a peculiar Apple filing describing an ad service that targets users based on hard-to-quantify metrics like behavior and mood.
01/22/2014, 01:01 pm
Taiwanese police have reportedly arrested at least a dozen current and former senior managers at Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn on charges that the group accepted bribes from upstream iPhone component suppliers.
01/22/2014, 11:01 am
European Apple customers may soon be slurping down data from a new state-of-the-art datacenter as the company is rumored to be eyeing a site near other tech titans in the Dutch seaport of Eemshaven.
01/22/2014, 05:01 am
After a heavy snowstorm hit New York on Tuesday, clean up crews using snowblowers reportedly shattered one of the fifteen monolithic glass panels that make up the Fifth Avenue Apple Store's iconic 32-foot glass cube.
01/22/2014, 01:01 am
U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh on Tuesday entered an order granting in part Apple's summary judgment for the upcoming Apple v. Samsung trial, finding Samsung to infringe on one patent, while invalidating another belonging to the Korean company.
01/21/2014, 08:01 pm
San Francisco transit officials on Tuesday voted to implement a pilot shuttle bus program that will charge Silicon Valley tech companies like Apple and Google a fee to make pickups at public bus stops.
01/21/2014, 12:01 pm
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Tuesday issued an order that temporarily halts compliance monitor Michael Bromwich's oversight while the appeal awaits a ruling.
01/21/2014, 10:01 am
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01/21/2014, 05:01 am
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday issued Apple a patent for a touch pad that removes the traditional "clickable" integrated button, replacing it with four or more force sensors and an actuator to provide tactile feedback.
01/21/2014, 04:01 am
Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for a system that analyzes on-board, broadcast or streamed audio and visual media content to create a custom tailored playlist that can switch between sources to deliver an optimal user experience.
01/20/2014, 09:01 pm
Nest CEO Tony Fadell on Monday said no changes to his company's privacy policies are planned "at this point," a qualification of a previous statement that promised collected user data would stay out of the hands of Google, which recently acquired Nest for $3.2 billion.
01/18/2014, 12:01 am
Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller "unfollowed" the Twitter accounts of Tony Fadell and his company Nest Labs just days after the "smart home" product firm was purchased by Google.
01/17/2014, 09:01 pm
Global beverage behemoth Coca-Cola is actively investigating a rollout of Apple's iBeacon technology as a part of its marketing campaign for the upcoming FIFA World Cup, for which the company is a major sponsor.
01/17/2014, 04:01 pm
Adding to Apple's mountain of legal conflict, a lawsuit filed this week in New England claims that Apple collected retail customers' zip codes in violation of state law and then profited from the sale of that information to third parties.
01/17/2014, 02:01 pm
Apple has officially notified the court that it will appeal this week's ruling denying the company's request for the external compliance monitor imposed as part of the government's e-book antitrust suit to be disqualified.
01/17/2014, 01:01 pm
Following in the footsteps of Siri and Google Now, Microsoft looks to be on track to release its own personal digital assistant -- dubbed Cortana -- later this spring.
01/17/2014, 11:01 am
Google this week announced it has been working on a wearable device of a different kind than usual -- a smart contact lens that could measure glucose levels from the moisture on a user's eyeball.
01/16/2014, 05:01 pm
District Court Judge Denise Cote on Thursday filed an opinion and order detailing the reasoning behind her denial of Apple's request to remove an external antitrust compliance monitor, saying many of the arguments the company made are now moot.
01/16/2014, 03:01 pm
Google's ruling trio of Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and Eric Schmidt are reportedly ready to begin construction of a 29-acre, $82 million private air terminal at Mineta San Jose International Airport.