12/11/2012, 11:12 am
Google Chief Executive Larry Page has lamented the "island-like approach" companies have taken in commercializing the Internet, as services from Google, Apple and Amazon do not integrate well with one another.
12/04/2012, 03:12 pm
Google on Tuesday released a major update to its Gmail iOS app, with a new look and several new features headlined by multiple-account support. Amazon also rolled out a new version of its Kindle app, which sports deeper integration of its touted X-Ray feature.
11/27/2012, 12:11 pm
Amazon's Kindle platform saw its biggest sales day ever during the "Cyber Monday" shopping event, though the online retailer still refuses to disclose any actual sales data.
11/25/2012, 04:11 pm
Holiday shoppers weren't just buying lots of Apple gear this year; they were buying with Apple gear, with iOS users shopping more than three times as much as mobile users on Android.
11/23/2012, 04:11 pm
Some of the steepest discounts for Mac shoppers this Black Friday continue to come from Amazon, which is now selling Apple's 13-inch 2.5GHz MacBook Pro for $236.46 below retail price.
11/21/2012, 09:11 pm
11/06/2012, 10:11 am
Regulators with the European Union are reportedly set to accept an offer made by Apple and four book publishers to settle an antitrust investigation.
10/31/2012, 01:10 pm
Amazon has pulled an advertisement from its website slamming the iPad mini after it was discovered that Apple's 7.9-inch tablet does in fact feature stereo speakers.
10/29/2012, 08:10 am
As Apple sold out of its launch inventory of all iPad mini models, online retailer Amazon made a direct assault on the new 7.9-inch tablet, with a large ad on its front page saying the Kindle Fire HD offers "much more for much less."
10/24/2012, 11:10 am
Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller has publicly come to the defense of the $329 entry price of the iPad mini, saying he believes customers are willing to pay for quality that rivals like Amazon and Google don't offer.
10/19/2012, 09:10 am
Tablet makers have failed to compete with Apple in the $400-and-up market segment, and a new, smaller iPad priced below $300 is only expected to make matters worse for the competition.
10/15/2012, 03:10 pm
Apple has hired William Stasior, a former Amazon executive and "prominent search technologist," who will now run its Siri personal assistant division.
10/15/2012, 10:10 am
Amazon is reportedly looking to bolster its mobile device division by purchasing the smartphone chip division of Texas Instruments.
10/01/2012, 02:10 pm
A mockup of a 7.85-inch iPad has been photographed next to a Google Nexus 7 and 7-inch Kindle Fire HD, giving a better idea of what Apple's new, smaller tablet is expected to look like.
09/27/2012, 10:09 am
The race to offer the lowest-priced tablet on the market is rumored to reach a new level later this year, with Google reportedly planning to release a $99 Nexus 7 tablet.
09/26/2012, 11:09 pm
Amazon on Wednesday asked a federal judge to throw out an ongoing court case Apple leveled against the online retail giant for allegedly misusing the "App Store" name, saying the term has become so widespread that it is now generic.
09/26/2012, 11:09 am
Barnes & Noble has announced two new tablets in its latest Nook lineup, led by a larger 9-inch model that will compete more directly with Apple's iPad, as well as the new 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD.
09/13/2012, 02:09 pm
The latest J.D. Power and Associates survey of tablet owners found that Apple leads the market in customer satisfaction.
09/07/2012, 11:09 am
Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD undercuts the competition by presenting advertisements to users on both the device's lock screen and home screen, helping to subsidize its low price.
09/07/2012, 08:09 am
Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD lineup offers a variety of options at aggressive price points, but Apple's iPad — particularly with the anticipated October launch of a so-called "iPad mini" — is expected to remain the market leader.