Apple is in talks to lure rapper Drake as a guest DJ for iTunes Radio. The rumored $19 million deal with Drake is just one of a series of talks Apple is holding with a host of artists Apple wants to sign as Guest DJs for its revamped free music streaming service.
Consumer Reports has once again named Apple as the company with the highest overall customer satisfaction for tech support in their survey of over 3,200 computer owners.
An appeals court on Wednesday denied Apple’s efforts to have e-books antitrust monitor Michael Bromwich removed from his overseeing the company’s business, saying the company lacked sufficient reasons to have him replaced.
Apple on Thursday added a support document to its website listing workarounds for the iOS Messages bug that crashes the Messages app and resets iPhones when a specific text string is received by the app.
TechCrunch has uncovered Apple’s acquisition earlier this month of German augmented reality firm Metaio. The firm, which launched in 2003 as a side project at car maker Volkswagen, specializes in augmented reality and computer vision solutions.
Apple has added signage to its upcoming retail store location in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, confirming June 13 as the grand opening date for the store.
A new report from The New York Times says Apple will introduce enhancements for its Apple Pay mobile payments service at WWDC 2015 next month. The report’s sources claim Apple will be adding a rewards program to Apple Pay.
Apple has once more reclaimed the most valuable global brand in Millward Brown’s tenth annual BrandZ brand value report. The market research firm says Apple showed a 67% rise in brand value, totaling nearly $247 billion.
Fire crews battled a two-alarm fire late Tuesday morning at Apple’s industrial complex in Mesa, Arizona. The blaze was extinguished in about 35 minutes.
Apple designer and SVP of Design Jony Ive has been promoted to a new position at the company, Chief Design Officer. Ive will oversee a wide array of projects, giving up the day-to-day oversight of industrial design and user interface operations.
A news report from Tuesday says Apple plans to hire up to 500 extra workers to complete and maintain its “global command center” in Mesa, AZ. The planned center will be on the site of a failed sapphire glass production facility.
Apple on Tuesday began offering several models of refurbished iPad Air 2 tablets in their online store. This marks the first time that refurbished models of Apple’s newest tablet have been offered.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has weighed in on the bankruptcy court dispute concerning the sale of RadioShack customer data, siding with Apple and AT&T, who say the customer data collected during the sale of their products should not be included in the sale.
Apple has finally released a Lighting Dock, designed to work with the iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6 and 6 Plus range of handsets, as well as 5th-generation iPod touch models.
As expected, Apple has announced the release of an updated 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display that includes a new Force Touch trackpad, and a new $1,999 configuration of their 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display.
Apple Joins Other Tech Firms in Calling on President Obama to Reject Encrypted Data Backdoor Proposal
Apple has joined more than 140 other tech firms in signing a letter calling on President Obama to reject any government proposal to allow government backdoor access to encrypted data on mobile devices.