The Bank of America has released its Q4 2014 earnings report, which includes numbers for customer adoption of Apple Pay. The bank says almost 800,000 customers are currently enrolled in Apple Pay, adding approximately 1.1 million cards to the service since its launch in October 2014.
Apple chip partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company – better known as TSMC –posted record profits for Q4 2014.
Apple has seeded OS X Yosemite 10.10.2 Beta 5 to developers. The seed, (build 14C99d), comes just one week after the fourth beta seed.
Samsung has been involved in talks to buy fellow mobile device maker Blackberry. Reuters reports the South Korean electronics firm has made a $7.5 billion offer for BlackBerry, likely to gain control of its lucrative patent portfolio.
Apple has filed suit against Ericsson alleging that it has not infringed on the Swedish company’s LTE wireless technology patents, and that it does not owe royalties for them.
Sure, we’ve seen some embarrassing tweets from celebrities or other public figures sent from an iPhone when they’re tweeting to promote another mobile platform, but it’s not every day you see an official company tweet coming from the wrong OS.
KGI Securities Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo sees a possibility that Apple may drop Intel processors in favor of their own home-grown A-series processor for use in their Mac lineup of computers. The analyst believes this could happen as soon as 2016.
Facebook makes another move to obtain a toehold in the workplace on Wednesday, as new smartphone app “Facebook at Work” hits the iOS and Android app stores.
As a further show of proof of how Apple can be disruptive to other companies and their products, comes the report of action camera maker GoPro seeing shares of their stock slide 12% following news of a digital camera patent being assigned to Apple.
Apple, Google, intel, and Adobe today have offered a larger settlement in an attempt to put an end to the class action anti-poaching lawsuit filed on behalf of Silicon Valley tech workers.
The 2TB Fusion Drive made a quiet return to availability for the late 2014 Mac mini during the Christmas Holidays. The 2TB option is once more available for an extra $100 over the 1TB Fusion Drive option.
Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac has gotten his hands on the iOS companion app for the upcoming Apple Watch, and the leak has yielded some interesting information about Apple’s new wearable device.
EA has announced via Twitter that the latest game in the popular Sims franchise, The Sims 4, will coming to the Mac in February.
WayTools has announced its new TextBlade magnetic MultiTouch Key keyboard for the iPhone, iPad, or any other Bluetooth capable mobile device.
It appears that Apple has given away its last freebie music track via its weekly iTunes Single of the Week promotion. The promo, which has run some 11 years, hasn’t made an appearance in the iTunes Store this week.
A majority of the 120 contract shuttle bus drivers who work for Apple, eBay, Yahoo and other Silicon Valley companies have voted to unionize.