Some of the judges in Apple’s appeal of last year’s e-books verdict seem to sympathize with some of the company’s arguments in the case. Apple has argued that its deals with publishers helped, not hurt, competition.
Google today released their “Year in Search” feature, which highlights the most popular searches for 2014. Believe it or not, Apple ranked highly among the most trending searches in the Consumer Electronics category, as the “iPhone 6″ took the #1 spot, the “Apple Watch” grabbing #8, and the “iPad Air” settling in at #10.
During the holiday season, Apple traditionally gives gifts to their employees to thank them for their hard work during the year. This year some employees are receiving a custom black Incase backpack with a white Apple logo.
ShopKeep has announced an update to its point-of-sale app to support Apple Pay mobile payments. The company is also offering free Apple Pay-compatible hardware to new merchants who sign up for its system.
As seems traditional at this time of year, Apple’s retail stores will be repurposing their Genius Bars for use as additional product space, customer pick-ups, and other purposes as Apple looks to streamline the holiday shopping experience for its customers….
While the availability of Apple’s popular iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets is improving at Apple’s retail stores in the United States, their inventory levels trail that of last year’s iPhone 5s at this point in 2013.
BBC One will be airing a documentary, Apple’s Broken Promises, later this week. The documentary examines the working conditions for workers who produce components and assemble the company’s popular iPhone 6 handsets.
Apple’s lawyers should be having a great holiday season, as the legal fees keep flowing from the Cupertino firm. The company is defending their iPod DRM in a class action suit, and today they also kickoff their appeal of the 2013…
Testimony continued on Friday in the ongoing class action lawsuit against Apple, as former iTunes engineer Rod Schultz testified that he worked to block non-iTunes clients, in order to block third-party music providers from competing with Apple’s iPod.
Apple has debuted a new 90-second holiday themed ad. “The Song” features a girl who unearths an old record, apparently a gift from her grandmother to her grandfather from the 1950s.
Apple seeded the third beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 (build 14C81f) to developers on Friday. The new seed comes just over two weeks after the release of the second beta.
In the wake of an online petition and a class action lawsuit filed in the United States, another class action suit has been filed in Canada against Apple Canada over GPU issues affecting some 15-inch and 17-inch 2011 MacBook Pros equipped with an AMD graphics chip.
A group of over 100 protestors, accompanied by Reverend Jesse Jackson, gathered at Apple’s Cupertino, CA campus to protest the treatment of Silicon Valley contract labor and to deliver a petition calling on Apple to lead the trend for reform.
A rare working Apple-1 computer has been sold for the “bargain” price of $365,000 at auction in New York. The computer, sold on Thursday, was expected to bring more, with initial estimates placing its value as high as $600,000.
Although Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) reportedly built the lion’s share of Apple’s A8 chips for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is now reported to have returned to frenemy Samsung for the A9 chips expected to power the next-generation of Apple’s devices.
Apple Zorlu store in Istanbul, Turkey racked up more accolades this week, as the store won both the Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence and the award for best Commercial or Retail Structures at the Structural Awards 2014.