One of Apple’s acquisitions last year went unnoticed until now, as TechCrunch reports the company purchased automatic speech recognition company Novauris Technologies in 2013. The company’s main product is NovaSystem, a server-based distributed speech recognition system.
Apple has joined the list of major U.S. companies that have formed a lobbying group to oppose pending patent reform legislation proposed by Congress.
Apple has announced that his year’s Worldwide Developers Conference will run from June 2-6. Tickets will be available to registered Apple developers via a lottery system.
A new report from environmental group Greenpeace says Apple is “the most innovative and most aggressive” company in Silicon Valley for finding ways to feed its power-hungry datacenters with renewable energy.
Apple SVP Phil Schiller took to the stand yesterday, as the first day of the second California Apple v. Samsung patent trial drew to a close. His testimony was almost a carbon copy of testimony given twice before during the first legal battle between the two tech giants.
Apple has updated Safari for Mavericks to version 7.0.3. The update includes push notification and credit card autofill improvements, adds support for generic top-level domains, security fixes, and more.
Apple is expanding its iAd mobile advertising platform, and is making the ad creation “Workbench” tool available to anyone with an Apple ID, and is also enabling the ability to run short videos from within an ad.
Apple will announce its earnings for their second fiscal quarter of 2014, (Q1 calendar quarter), on Wednesday, April 23.
Following an all-day jury selection process, the jury is set for Apple’s second California patent trial against Samsung.
Apple has debuted TD-LTE capable models of the iPad Air and the iPad mini with Retina Display in China. The new models add to the existing models that support other cellular networks in China.
Federal Judge Denise Cote has granted class action status to a group of plaintiffs suing Apple over its collusion with publishers to fix the price of e-books.
Reports today suggest that the real target of Apple’s latest courtroom patent skirmish against Samsung may be Google and its Android operating system.
Foxconn has record iPhone and iPad sales to thank for a reported 13% rise in their net profit in the fourth quarter of 2013.
It was often reported that the main sticking point that prevented Microsoft from releasing their Office suite on the iPad was the fact that Apple would get a 30% cut of any in-app sales of Office 365 subscriptions. Apparently Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, is more comfortable with that idea.
Apple continues to remain coy about their plans for the sapphire glass that will be manufactured in their new Mesa, AZ plant. However, a new patent applications suggests the company is looking at the ultra-tough material for use in touchscreen displays.
A new report says Russian government officials have stopped using iPads for official business, opting instead to use devices from Samsung. The new devices are customized, secure tablets designed for use with confidential information.