U2’s free-to-iTunes-customers album, “Songs of Innocence” has been downloaded in its entirety more than 26 million times since its September release, and more than 81 million customers have “experienced songs” from the album via iTunes, iTunes Radio, and Beats Music.
As GT Advanced Technologies navigates through the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process, it is hoping to keep the whole process as private as possible, asking the court to give it a private hearing, along with keeping confidential documents sealed.
Yesterday, an Apple representative told Reuters that the company had been caught off-guard by GT Advanced Technologies’ decision to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Today, The Wall Street Journal has now supplied more information about why Apple was taken by surprise.
Apple has begun sending email reminders to iCloud users that a new security related requirement of app-specific passwords for third-party software that accesses iCloud data goes into effect on Thursday.
In an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday, activist investor Carl iCahn stated that he believes Apple shares are “dramatically undervalued,” giving the Cupertino firm an opportunity to buy back more of its own shares at a huge discount.
Apple has published the final HomeKit Made for iPhone (MFi) specifications for hardware developers, opening the door to allow accessory makers to begin building products to integrate into iOS 8’s new framework to control home automation devices.
Activist Investor Carl iCahn took to Twitter on Wednesday to boast of single-handedly boosting Apple’s stock price, and to let an adoring public know that he’d be sending an “open letter” to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday.
An Apple spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday that the company was surprised by sapphire maker GT Advanced Technologies’ bankruptcy filing earlier this week, and that the company is now figuring out the next steps it will take.
Apple has sent out invitations to select members of the media for an event to be held at 10AM Pacific Time on October 16 at the Town Hall auditorium at the Cupertino firm’s headquarters. The invitations carry the tagline: “It’s been way too long.”
Apple released a second golden master candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers on Tuesday. The second GM candidate, released one week after the initial GM candidate, was released alongside a fifth public beta of the new OS to beta testers.
Apple claims both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have faster LTE download speeds than the iPhone 5s. Both devices are capable of reaching 150Mbps, thanks to being equipped with the Qualcomm MDM9625M LTE chip, which supports LTE Advanced.
It’s been almost three weeks since the release of Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system, and the adoption rate sits at a mere 47% of all iOS devices. The numbers, from Apple’s App Store support page, indicates iOS users may be wary of the bugs that have plagued the launch of iOS 8.