Apple CEO Tim Cook met with at least one U.S. senator during his trip to Washington D.C. earlier this week. The Hill reports Cook had a chat with Utah Senator Orrin Hatch, the chairman of the Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force.
Testimony from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is likely to play a major part, as an antitrust lawsuit filed against Apple in 2005 finally goes to trial. The trial is over Apple’s since abandoned digital right management protection on music sold in the iTunes Store.
Didn’t find what you wanted during the whole Black Friday hullaballoo? Well don’t lose hope Apple shoppers, as MacMall has some great deals on Macs, iPads, and more during their Cyber Monday Sale! (Where’s the echo button on this thing?)
As has been its tradition for the last three years, Apple is once again coloring the Apple logos at its retail stores red to recognize December 1st as World AIDS Day.
Apple updated its App Store Distribution Data for developers on Wednesday, to show that 60% of iOS devices are now running iOS 8. That number is up from 55% of devices when Apple last updated the figure earlier this month.
Apple has debuted the third new iPhone 6 ad in just under a week. The new spot, “Voice Text,” highlights the new voice messaging feature in iOS 8. Of course, the ad features Host of the Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon, along with singing star Justin Timberlake.
The Reverend Jesse Jackson has written to Apple CEO Tim Cook to ask that the company improve their treatment of low-paid contractors, such as security guards.
It appears that GT Advanced Technologies’ creditors will be getting a peek behind the curtain at Apple’s secretive business goings-on. This, as Apple and GT work toward finalizing their settlement spurred by GTs bankruptcy filing.
Apple will end production of the iPhone 5c next year, says a report from Taiwan’s Industrial and Commercial Times. Production of the colorful handset will end sometime in the middle of 2015, as Apple manufacturing partners Wistron and Foxconn will wind down production of the device.
With Mozilla moving to Yahoo as its default search engine in the US, a spot formerly held by Google, all eyes are moving toward Apple, as their Safari browser search deal will be up soon for renewal.
Apple has launched two new iPhone 6 ads, once again featuring voiceovers by Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake.
Apple and the City of Cupertino, CA have shared the latest aerial shot of the progress being made on Apple’s Campus 2 construction project.
Strong device sales, driven by the debut of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, pushed Apple’s iOS App Store download numbers to record levels in October.
Sunday saw Apple announce its campaign to support the upcoming World AIDS Day. Apple has now confirmed the items it will be offering a special (RED) gift card with on Black Friday.
KGI Research’s Ming-Chi Kuo, who has a fair track record in these sort of things, predicts Apple’s iPhone lineup will sell 71.5 million units on Q4 2014, before dropping to 49.4 million units in Q1 2015.
Apple has announced a World AIDS Day 2014 campaign to benefit (RED). For the next two weeks, a special section of the App Store called Apps for (RED) will offer 25 apps with exclusive new content where all proceeds will go directly to the Global Fund to fight AIDS.