Apple blasts Spotify for wanting special App Store

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There’s certainly no love lost between Apple and Spotify as the rivalry between the two companies came to a head earlier this week. Spotify’s general counsel, if you recall, recently lambasted Apple for refusing to approve Spotify’s latest app update because the app does not make use of Apple’s proprietary […]

Apple patents technology that could stop you from recording concerts

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The latest patent awarded to Apple could mean the end of blurry concert videos from friends in your social media feeds. The company’s patent covers a camera system with infrared technology that could allow third parties to disable photo and video recording. Apple submitted its application to the U.S. Patent […]

Apple Announces New iOS App Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru

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First-of-its-kind Center to Support Developers Creating Innovative Mobile Apps in India Apple® on May 18, 2016 announced a new initiative to support engineering talent and accelerate growth in India’s iOS developer community. The company will establish a Design and Development Accelerator in Bengaluru, the home of India’s startup scene. Tens of […]

Apple releases iTunes 12.4 with redesigned interface

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Apple on Monday released OS X 10.11.5 — a maintenance update for OS X El Capitan — and iTunes 12.4, with an improved interface. The iTunes update reintroduces a sidebar for quicker navigation, and uses an enhanced Media Picker, making it easier to switch between different media types such as […]

Alphabet wants Apple’s crown

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At its session low, Apple briefly relinquished its position as the world’s largest company by market capitalisation to Alphabet Inc. At the close, Apple and Google each had market values of about $495 billion, according to various news agencies’ data. In the past year, Apple’s market capitalisation has fallen by […]

Did Huawei really need to copy the iPhone’s worst feature?

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Huawei P9’s features apparently copies Apple’s iPhone according to tech experts. It’s incredibly disappointing to see Huawei use pentalobes in its new flagship phone. Repairing phones at home isn’t a big problem — only a tiny percentage of the most tech-savvy users will even attempt it, meaning Huawei has gone […]

Apple’s Tim Cook to visit China for government meetings

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Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has plans to fly to China at the end of May for several meetings with government officials. Although this is far from his first visit to the country, nor his first meeting with representatives of the ruling party, this one is critical as Apple has faced […]

Did Carl Icahn Sell Apple Due To China Or For Another Reason

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On Thursday Carl Icahn said he had sold his remaining Apple shares due to concerns about China. He said in a CNBC interview that they were sold after the company had reported its March quarter results so the price would have been around $97 per share (which quickly fell about […]

Coroner Determines Man’s Death At Apple Headquarters Was Suicide

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Authorities say a young Apple employee took his own life at the company’s headquarters this week. The 25-year-old Santa Clara, California, man was found dead Wednesday morning inside a conference room at Apple’s world headquarters in California. An autopsy later confirmed he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the […]

Apple sales drop as iPhone shipments decline for first time ever

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iPhone shipments were slightly better than forecasts. And the company did increase its capital return program by $50 billion. Apple reported its first fall in sales in 13 years on Tuesday. Sales were down around $8bn (£5.5bn) compared with this time last year and its shares have fallen nearly 20% […]

IBM, Apple grow cozier with new service

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IBM has not only made nice with former rival Apple, but also is helping to deploy Apple devices, according to a report. IBM has not only made nice with former rival Apple, but also is helping to deploy the tech company’s devices more broadly. Big Blue unveiled a service Wednesday […]

The Apple upgrade that reads like a downgrade

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Societe Generale upgraded Apple to “buy” from “hold” Monday, giving a lift to the shares. But if investors take the time to read the actual note instead of blindly buying off the headline, they’ll find the analyst raises more negatives than positives.