China Global Television Network (CGTN) – With the smartphone user base long surpassing half its population, China is becoming a big global app revenue generator. Continue reading
Nokia Corp files a number of lawsuits against Apple Inc for violating 32 technology patents, striking back at the iPhone maker’s legal action targeting the one-time cellphone industry leader a day earlier.
Apple issues security patch to fix security hole in iPhones and iPads.
The U.S. Justice Department says it successfully accessed data stored on an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters and asks a court to withdraw an order compelling Apple to assist.
A federal judge denies the U.S. government’s motion to compel Apple to provide access into an iPhone used in a drug case, according to court documents.
A Taiwanese research team has invented a new mobile application designed to differentiate between the varying sounds a baby makes when crying.
(Reuters Business Report) – Apple’s streaming music rivals are crying foul, saying Apple’s App Store puts them at a competitive disadvantage. And now, sources tell Reuters the Federal Trade Commission is looking into it. Last month, Apple became a competitor to the likes of Spotify and Rhapsody when it launched its paid streaming service, Apple Music.
(Reuters Business Report) – You likely bought extra bling when you bought your Apple Watch. What you didn’t know is just how much money Apple is making off of it. Reuters has learned that nearly a fifth of Apple Watch buyers wind up shelling out for spare bands. The top seller is the $49 black Sport Band made of synthetic rubber. Believe it or not, tech research firm IHS says that only costs Apple about $2 to make. While that doesn’t account for the packaging, shipping, and materials costs, that’s a whopping profit margin.
Apple announces exclusive partnership to bring HBO to new users, lowers cost of its Apple TV.
Apple Watch in stores on April 24, high-end version costs $10,000.