11/18/2011, 01:11 am
Apple is now accepting local Chinese bank cards as payment for iTunes App Store purchases. Also, a new analysis claims Amazon's Kindle Fire costs $202 to build. Finally, Motorola Mobility stockholders have approved Google's acquisition of the company.
11/13/2011, 10:11 pm
Apple's initial unsuccessful attempt to build a modern operating system in preparation for the switch to Intel processors led to the company's realization that it needed to purchase NeXT, a move that led to Steve Jobs' return to the company he co-founded.
11/07/2011, 12:11 am
Several German lawyers polled about a recent preliminary injunction against Apple won by rival Motorola Mobility are in agreement that Apple is likely to win a temporary suspension of the order, though they did note that failure to do so could have an impact on its business in the country.
11/04/2011, 05:11 pm
Apple was the only top-5 phone manufacturer to grow its slice of the U.S. mobile subscriber market during the third quarter while its share rose above 10% for the first time, according to a new report.
10/27/2011, 06:10 pm
Motorola Mobility announced revenues of $3.3 billion in the third quarter on sales of 4.8 million smartphones and just 100,000 Xoom tablets that resulted in an operating loss of $32 million.
10/11/2011, 04:10 am
AT&T announced on Tuesday the upcoming release of the Motorola Atrix 2 smartphone and four other new Android devices, bringing the wireless carrier's total Android lineup for the year to 19, seven more than originally planned.
09/30/2011, 10:09 pm
Adobe is planning to hold a keynote on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 10 a.m. Pacific, the same date and time of Apple's highly-anticipated press event, where the company is expected to announce a next-generation iPhone.
09/22/2011, 05:09 pm
Oracle's comments in its infringement lawsuit against Google's Android platform has revealed that the company is seeking not just royalties, but a legal order stopping the distribution of Android entirely.
09/22/2011, 11:09 am
A whopping 89 percent of iPhone owners have indicated they will stick with Apple for their next handset, dwarfing all other hardware makers, according to a new survey.
09/19/2011, 03:09 pm
Following up to the Xoom, which failed to make a a splash after the release of Apple's iPad 2, Motorola is now expected to release another tablet by the end of this year, this time with a smaller 7-inch form factor.
09/14/2011, 10:09 pm
Google’s agreement to purchase Motorola Mobility includes a promise of $65.7 million in golden parachute compensation for Sanjay Jha, the chief executive officer of the Android device maker.
09/14/2011, 12:09 pm
In order to secure its purchase of Motorola and the company's collection of patents, Google outbid itself by 33 percent, or $3 billion, in a single day to reach an agreement.
09/13/2011, 09:09 pm
Consumer demand for Apple products is unlikely to be impacted by the resignation of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, says one of two new studies, while the other reaffirms that the iPad will continue “dominating” the enterprise tablet market for the foreseeable future.
09/13/2011, 02:09 am
Apple has filed motions to temporarily halt two of its lawsuits with Motorola Mobility, arguing that the company gave up the authority to sue in its pending merger with Google.
09/07/2011, 06:09 pm
In a bid to control the Android platform to derive the most value from it, Google privately outlined a series of policies, including giving early access advantage to Motorola and not developing Android "in the open."
09/07/2011, 06:09 pm
HTC this week used nine patents recently obtained from Google to up the ante in its high-stakes intellectual properly infringement war with Apple, slapping the iPhone maker with a third lawsuit while amending a previous complaint to allege broader infringement.
09/02/2011, 12:09 am
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said his company bought Motorola Mobility for its products, as well as its patents, while noting that the current state of patents in the U.S. is a "terrible."
08/30/2011, 08:08 pm
In its patent disputes with Samsung and Motorola Mobility, Apple is again calling attention to its competitors' use of "F/RAND encumbered" patents that have been declared essential to implementing open standards, noting that both companies are deceptively monopolizing markets to "harm or eliminate competition."
08/17/2011, 07:08 pm
Delta Airlines has started testing iPads as electronic flight bags domestically, in order to evaluate the viability of replacing printed on-board manuals and other information with digital versions and custom iOS applications.
08/17/2011, 04:08 pm
Following Google's purchase of Motorola, a new report claims that Apple is still interested in acquiring InterDigital, as are Nokia, Qualcomm and others in the wireless industry.