Apple and its partners officially announced on Friday that the iAd network will now accept “programmatic” mobile ad purchases. The change brings Apple in line with other mobile advertisement services.
Despite concerns expressed by U.S. District Judge Denise Cote, Reuters reports that Apple has been granted final court approval for their $450 million ebook settlement.
A court filing this week indicates the end could be in sight for the lawsuit between Google and an Apple-backed consortium known as “Rockstar.”
Apple has updated their web-based iWork for iCloud, adding support for up to eight new languages, and more than 50 new fonts to the cloud-based versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.
Production of Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus may be finally catching up with demand, as Apple Store shipping estimates have improved a bit. The 16GB iPhone 6 Plus is now showing a shipping estimate of 7 to 10 days for all colors and carriers
Corning has debuted its new Gorilla Glass 4, a next-generation glass that it says is even more shatter-resistant than previous generations in drops to rough surfaces.
Foxconn’s Innolux division will build a new $2.6 billion factory in Southern Taiwan. The facility will be built exclusively to supply displays to Apple. The move was made following an “urgent” request from the iPhone maker.
Apple will be holding on to its soon to be shuttered Mesa, Arizona sapphire glass facility, reports Bloomberg. The Cupertino firm has told Mesa city officials that it intends to repurpose the building, and that it’s committed to preserving jobs in Arizona.
Apple has changed the “FREE” buttons for free apps in its App Store to now read “GET.” The change has taken place on both the iOS and Mac App Stores.
Apple is planning to bundle the Beats Music app as a part of iOS early next year, reports the Financial Times. The company acquired the Beats Music service earlier this year as a part of its acquisition of Beats Electronics.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced via his Twitter account (@tim_cook) that the company has once more scored 100% in the HRC Corporate Equality Index. This marks the 13th year in a row the company has scored 100%.
Just ahead of the huge Black Friday shopping day, Apple has revamped the front page of its online store. The redesign gives the recently updated iPads top billing, however the Apple TV and Beats by Dre also also get some prime page real estate.
With today’s release of the Apple Watch WatchKit SDK, we’re seeing some new information about Apple’s upcoming wearable device.
Apple Pay continues to expand the number of banks and retail establishments that have adopted the mobile payments service, as SunTrust Bank and Bi-Lo Holdings, (operator of BI-LO, Winn-Dixie, and Harveys grocery stores), have announced support for Apple’s new payments solution.
Apple executive Eddy Cue took Los Angeles news station KTLA out for a little holiday shopping using Apple Pay. Cue, who was in charge of the team that developed Apple’s new mobile payments solution, took KTLA tech reporter Rich DeMuro on a shopping trip that included Panera Bread, Bloomingdale’s and the Disney Store.
Apple will begin allowing accessory manufacturers to include Lightning ports in their MFi accessories. While the Lightning port has been in use in Apple’s devices since the iPhone 5, third-party accessory makers have not as yet been allowed to include the port in their products.