| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Apple launched iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, the next major upgrades to its mobile and desktop operating systems, respectively -- but didn't reveal any new hardware products at its Worldwide Developers Conference.
The iOS 8 release offers "great end-user...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Celebrate #ThrowbackThursday this week by looking up your first tweet, thanks to a new tool by Twitter.
The San Francisco microblogging social network this week turns 8 years old, and to celebrate, it launched first-tweets.com, a website that makes it...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Apple could be close to making its biggest acquisition in the company's history, offering $3.2 billion to purchase headphone maker Beats Electronics, which recently launched a streaming music service.
Should the deal close, it would mark a major payout...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:38 PM
More than a decade after it revolutionized the music industry with the launch of iTunes, Apple Inc. remains the world's largest music retailer and one of the most recognized brands.
So why, exactly, does it need to buy Beats Electronics' headphone and...
| May 9, 2014
| 8:26 PM
As my colleague Chris O'Brien notes, Apple's reported interest in buying Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion is causing a lot of head-shaking and tongue-clucking among tech and finance cognoscenti. Even some of the company's most famous (or notorious)...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:16 AM
Apple said it is working to bring more racial diversity to its popular set of cartoon icons known as emoji.
The Cupertino, Calif., tech company hopes to update its emoji icons so they are inclusive of more people, Apple said in a response to an email...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Officially, the Microsoft press conference Thursday in San Francisco was intended to take the wraps off the long-awaited version of its Office for iPad.
While it's a big deal, it was also the first public appearance of Satya Nadella since becoming...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:36 AM
Apple investors were rejoicing this week after the company reported first-quarter earnings that were far better than expected, thanks to strong iPhone sales. Throw in an additional $30 billion that the company plans to spend on stock buybacks and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Apple will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on June 2-6 in San Francisco, the company announced Thursday.
WWDC is scheduled to take place once again at the Moscone Center and include hundreds of sessions, labs and events for third-party...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:43 AM
When it comes to tablets, Apple remains the dominant leader, but rival Samsung is catching up.
Apple iPad sales fell from 19.5 million during the first quarter of 2013 to 16.4 million during that period this year. At the same, Samsung grew its tablet...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:54 AM
[This post was updated at 10:24]
Under Chief Executive Tim Cook, Apple has become increasingly vocal about its efforts to reduce the company's effect on the environment. On Monday, the company launched a revamped website that highlights its progress and...