Is it possible that Apple could wind up paying for your new iPad or iPhone? That’s the question a reader asked Matt Krantz at USA Today Money.
Walter Isaacson, author of last year’s bestselling biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, says that Apple’s “less emotional” new boss Tim Cook is likely to settle a dispute with Google over the Android mobile operating system.
According to a recent study, out of the dozens of smartphone makers in the world only two control 95% of the market’s profit. Apple and Samsung. That only adds fuel to an already blazing rivalry between the two, as the battle is waged on store shelves and courtrooms around the world.
A new report on Apple’s iCloud service reveals that the company holds a master decryption key and retains the right to screen content, or hand over information to legal authorities.
Patents recently granted to Apple include various technologies, such as digital camera calibration, and the the way a device boots under a single security model. Apple’s iPod Shuffle design, with its ultra-small footprint, with its control buttons on top, and a clip underneath, has also been cleared for the company to own.
Apple’s market cap is, as of today, twenty times greater than Dell’s. Apple’s share price rose $10.49 to $629, making its market cap $585 billion, with Dell’s at $29 billion.
A news report from TV Tokyo’s World Business Satellite has been aired in which a Foxconn recruiter claims that the company is hiring 18,000 new workers for production of the iPhone 5, which, according to the recruiter, will be launched in June.
A print ad for Apple’s Siri virtual assistant appeared in the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine on Monday as part of an iPhone 4S advertisement.
Apple has announced that their financial earnings conference call for Q2 will be on the 24th of April at 2pm PT/5pm ET.
You know Apple will make a really great TV set, but if it ends up giving you the same programming you already pay for, at the same price, will you pay a premium for their flashy new box?
“Two-and-a-Half Men” star Ashton Kutcher will play the role of Steve Jobs in a forthcoming independent film, which will follow Steve Jobs’ path to becoming the head of Apple.
Apple have failed a complaint to the World Intellectual Property Organization to gain ownership of two domains, applecom.com and appleprinters.com.
SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) supporter NBC Universal has announced another new reality series, (because that’s what we need ANOTHER reality series,) named “Home Transformers”. Sounds a lot like ABC’s Extreme Home Makeover, but in television imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, (and ratings.) But what’s that on the page of the website? Looks like the icon from Apple’s developer tool, Xcode!
A Chinese worker had just heard that her employer, electronics assembly giant Foxconn, was giving employees landmark concession, including shorter working hours, but Wu Jun’s reaction was worry, not happiness.
The new partnership between Foxconn and Sharp is seen as an opportunity for both companies to produce IGZO panels for Apple’s much anticipated television set.
With Apple now worth over $500 billion, we though it’d be fun to look at just how big they are. “Downtown Josh Brown” over at “Things Apple is Worth More Than” has compiled a list.