06/30/2015, 11:06 pm
Mapzen, a pioneering open source mapping project now backed by Samsung Research America, has hired a number of former Apple employees previously attached to Apple Maps, AppleInsider has learned.
06/30/2015, 08:06 pm
A report on Tuesday claims Apple's secret automotive initiative is creating tension within the company's ranks as resource allotments are now gobbling up personnel from other divisions.
06/30/2015, 11:06 am
The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday confirmed a lower court's finding that Apple colluded with major publishers to raise the price of e-books following the launch of the iBookstore, putting the case to rest and clearing the way for distribution of a $450 million settlement.
06/30/2015, 10:06 am
Uber is set to acquire the imagery collection unit of Microsoft's Bing Maps division -- giving the ridesharing service a leg up as it seeks to lessen its dependence on mapping products from Apple and potential rival Google -- in a deal that will see Microsoft end its own in-house mapping data efforts.
06/29/2015, 11:06 pm
For the 2015 summer season, Apple is again inviting children aged 8 through 12 to participate in Apple Camp, a series of three-day retail store workshops designed to teach inquisitive young minds how to create rich digital content on iPad and Mac.
This week on AppleInsider: Apple Music royalty reversal, iPhone rumors, Confederate controversy & more
06/27/2015, 06:06 am
News about Apple Music dominated the week, especially a decision to reverse course on trial royalties, but other items grabbing headlines included future iPhone plans, expanded Apple Watch sales, and deep controversy over a ban on Confederate flags in the App Store.
06/26/2015, 01:06 pm
Apple on Friday made a slight adjustment to the terms of its AppleCare+ warranty for iPhones, iPads, iPods, and the Apple Watch, allowing people to get a free repair or replacement if their battery holds less than 80 percent of its original charge.
06/26/2015, 12:06 pm
Apple is searching for a new director of public policy as it looks to both influence and react to government policies and regulations worldwide, according to an official job listing discovered by AppleInsider.
06/26/2015, 11:06 am
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of marriage equality in all 50 states, and Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook praised the landmark decision by recalling his company's famous "Crazy Ones" quote, co-written by his late, close friend Steve Jobs.
06/26/2015, 09:06 am
This week's all-new AppleInsider podcast features Mikey Campbell and Daniel Eran Dilger as we talk about the concept of an iPhone with no home button, as well as HomeKit and our experiences with it so far. Victor professes his love for CarPlay, and Daniel talks about Beats 1, and how it stayed in the news cycle for an entire week before it launches.
06/25/2015, 10:06 am
The Wireless Power Consortium has updated its popular Qi wireless power specification to include a new 15-watt fast charging mode, meaning that if Apple eventually does choose to expand the availability of wireless charging across its product range, it could do so with no detriment to charging times.
06/25/2015, 07:06 am
A pair of Apple patent applications published Thursday point to ongoing research in mobile device location sharing, one being an augmentation of existing iOS geofencing technology, and another detailing an entirely new form of indoor request-and-answer location notifications reliant on node-based triangulation.
06/25/2015, 05:06 am
Walls are beginning to rise at the site of Apple's new flagship store at Union Square in San Francisco, three blocks away from the company's existing flagship store at Stockton and Market Street (which the new location will replace next summer).
06/25/2015, 12:06 am
After announcing its landmark partnership with IBM on Tuesday, cloud-based content management firm Box elaborated on what iOS users -- and developers building on Box's platform -- can expect when the first jointly developed products hit market later this year, and intra-office file sharing is just the tip of the iceberg.
06/24/2015, 06:06 pm
Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly on the list to make a return appearance at this year's Sun Valley conference in Idaho next month, where media and tech moguls meet to take in lectures, participate in roundtables and broker deals.
06/24/2015, 09:06 am
Weeks after officially confirming the existence of a real-world data collection effort designed to bolster its mapping service, Apple has updated its fleet of sensor-loaded minivans with branding that makes them more clearly identifiable.
06/24/2015, 01:06 am
International Business Machines and cloud collaboration firm Box on Tuesday announced a new partnership that will see an integration of resources and technology lead to intuitive enterprise class products, including IBM's MobileFirst for iOS apps for Apple devices.
06/23/2015, 08:06 pm
Apple on Tuesday quietly announced Lisa Jackson will taken on additional duties beyond company related environmental issues, and is to be responsible for all policy initiatives including worldwide government affairs, education, accessibility and social concerns.
06/23/2015, 07:06 pm
Apple's World Gallery, part of the "Shot on iPhone 6" media blitz, was honored at this year's Cannes Lions International Festival for Creativity with five Gold Lions and a Grand Prix award in the outdoor category.
06/23/2015, 05:06 pm
Apple renewed its license for exclusive use of Liquidmetal's bulk amorphous alloy technology in consumer products for another year, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing disclosed on Tuesday.