| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Apple Inc. agreed to refund customers $32.5 million to settle a complaint over mobile phone apps bought by children, prompting consumer advocates to call for a broader crackdown against deceptive practices by big wireless companies.
"This is a warning...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:36 AM
As you may have heard by now, the Apple Mac computer turned 30 years old Friday, and Apple has been busy celebrating the occasion.
The Mac was a revolutionary computer, and as such, many besides the Cupertino, Calif., tech giant have also been doing...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:30 AM
I have a very simple solution to all the brouhaha surrounding President Obama's questionable decision to partake in a "selfie" cellphone photo during Nelson Mandela's funeral.
Place him, at least for this year, on the "naughty" list.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 4:12 PM
An essential element of the Tim-Cook-Is-Not-Steve-Jobs meme is that its proponents have no idea about (1) who Steve Jobs was, and (2) how Apple performed under his leadership.
An excellent example of the form is buried within Fred Vogelstein's article...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Microsoft on Monday announced the second generation of its Surface tablets, but the tech company doesn't seemed to have learned from the failures of the original Surface models.
The Redmond, Wash., company unveiled the Surface 2 and the Surface 2 Pro....
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Put down your friend's iPhone 5s. You have no idea what's been touching it.
The latest Apple iPhone went on sale Friday and one of its signature highlights is a new fingerprint scanner built into the home button at the bottom of the device.
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:58 AM
BEIJING -- If anything indicates how China’s Apple fans feel about the company’s latest product release this week, it’s how Nicole Zhou spent her Wednesday afternoon.
One day after the Cupertino-based company unveiled two new iPhone...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:21 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Has Apple Inc. regained its cool factor?
The company announced in a news release Monday that it sold 9 million new iPhones over the weekend. That number blew past its previous records, trounced nearly all expectations on Wall...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:20 PM
Local demand for the newest Apple products -- the iPhone 5c and 5s -- has already outpaced supplies in Aberdeen.
Verizon's corporate spokesperson Karen Smith said a limited inventory of the devices was available at the Verizon retailers in Aberdeen,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Apple chief executive Tim Cook is scheduled to meet with shareholder activist Carl Icahn on Monday in New York City, according to a report.
On Thursday, CNBC reporter David Faber said he had confirmed the meeting will take place. Last month, Icahn...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:59 AM
Shareholder activist Carl Icahn broke bread with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook on Monday to make his case that the company's record stock buyback program was still not enough.
Icahn revealed in August that he had purchased about $1 billion worth of...