The Boston Globe reports Apple and A123 Systems are close to reaching a settlement in their ongoing battery engineer poaching lawsuit. Advanced battery maker A123 Systems originally filed suit in February, charging Apple had poached key battery engineering employees for its own automotive team.
Apple has taken the top spot in the 2015 Greenpeace Clean Energy Index, included as part of its 2015 Click Clean Report. The Cupertino firm took top honors in the index due to its commitment to running its global operations strictly on renewable energy when possible.
Industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple’s next-generation “iPhone 6s” will feature 2GB of RAM, a 12 megapixel camera, and will be available in the same rose gold color now available for the Apple Watch.
Apple on Monday released the third beta of iOS 8.4 to developers. The second public beta of iOS 8.4 is also available to beta testers.
Data about to be released by IDC shows that the smartphone market in China – long viewed as one of the key growth markets for smartphones – is now reaching the saturation point.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has made it a bit easier for his fans in China to follow him, as he’s opened an account on Weibo, a Chinese microblogging service, similar to Twitter.
Apple today announced a new multi-year project with the World Wildlife Fund as a part of an expansion of its renewable energy and environmental protection initiatives in China. The project with the WWF aims to significantly increase responsibly managed forests across China.
Apple’s expected $9.99 per-month service will not offer a free tier, instead it will offer a free trial period, along with SoundCloud-like sharing features.
Apple has slightly increased its lead as the number one smartphone maker in the United States. The iPhone increased its market share by one point in calendar Q1 2015, grabbing 42.6% of the market.
Swedish telecom equipment firm Ericsson has extended its U.S. patent battle with Apple to Europe, filing lawsuits in Germany, Britain, and the Netherlands over technology license payments.
Apple on Wednesday launched a new iPad mini site, “Everything Changes With iPad.” The new campaign takes a look at how Apple’s tablet “can change the way you do things every day.”
Apple’s TestFlight service, which allows developers to beta test apps with users before releasing them on the App Store, is reportedly down for many developers.
Spotify and other music streaming services are claiming Apple’s App Store policies are preventing them from competing with Apple’s homegrown iTunes and Beats Music services.
Apple on Wednesday released Safari 8.0.6 for OS X Yosemite. The update brings new security fixes to the default OS X browser. Also released were Safari 7.1.6 for Mavericks users, and Safari 6.2.6 for Mountain Lion users.
Apple CEO Tim Cook’s third annual CharityBuzz auction ended Wednesday afternoon, earning $200,000 for the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights.
Apple has today announced it will issue a new 7-part bond to raise the funds to finance its repurchase of over $140 billion of shares, and a bigger dividend it will be paying to its shareholders.