Apple News

Apple Acquires German Augmented Reality Firm Metaio

Posted on 28/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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.

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NYT: Apple to Offer Apple Pay Rewards Program

Posted on 28/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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.

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Apple Reclaims Title of Most Valuable Global Brand

Posted on 27/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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.

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Jony Ive Named as Apple’s Chief Design Officer

Posted on 26/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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.

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FTC Sides With Apple, AT&T Over RadioShack Customer Data

Posted on 19/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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.

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