APPLE INC

  • Watch: Apple to launch iPhone6, iWatch tonight September 9, 2014

    Apple pulls back the curtain Tuesday on its latest innovations, amid frenzied anticipation over new bigscreen iPhones and possibly an "iWatch" which could shake up the world of wearable computing. ...
  • Watch: The journey of Apple's iPhone September 9, 2014

    Apple pulls back the curtain Tuesday on its latest innovations, amid frenzied anticipation over new bigscreen iPhones and possibly an "iWatch" which could shake up the world of wearable computing. ...
  • US: Panel delays decision in AppleSamsung patent fight June 1, 2013

    Washington: The US International Trade Commission, which hears many patent fights, on Friday extended its deadline for ruling on whether Apple Inc infringes patents owned by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in making the iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. The ITC had said it would make a decision on Friday but delayed...
  • Panel to review split ruling in Apple, Samsung patent fight May 29, 2013

    Washington: A trade panel that specializes in patent cases will reconsider a split decision made by one of its judges in a longrunning patent battle between Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc. The International Trade Commission on late Tuesday said it would take a second look at an ITC judge's...
  • Apple shares fell by as much as 12 per cent January 25, 2013

    New York: Apple Inc's shares fell by as much as 12 per cent on Thursday, staging their biggest percentage drop in over four years and slicing more than $50 billion from the company's market value, as disappointing holidayperiod iPhone sales reinforced fears it is losing its dominance in smartphones. Eighteen...
  • Apple sets record for company value at $ 623 bn August 20, 2012

    New York: Apple is the world's most valuable company, ever. On Monday, its surging stock propelled the company's value to $623 billion, beating the record for market capitalisation set by Microsoft Corp in the heady days of the Internet boom. Apple's stock has hit new highs recently because of optimism around...
  • Apple, Samsung faceoff over iPhone, iPad July 29, 2012

    San Francisco: Two tech titans will square off in federal court Monday in a closely watched trial over control of the US smart phone and computer tablet markets. Apple Inc filed a lawsuit against South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co last year alleging the world's largest technology company's smart phones and...
  • Will Apple continue its dream run without Jobs? January 9, 2012

    "That's how you really make a contribution you build a company that will stand for something a generation or two from now," Steve Jobs. Will it be so? To answer this question, it's important to look to Pixar. (Pixar, founded by Jobs, is a hugely successful animation film studio that...
  • Steve Jobs has a different operating system August 25, 2011

    San Francisco: Hard to understand, difficult to work with and deemed irreplaceable by many Apple fans and investors, Steve Jobs has made a life defying conventions and expectations. And despite years of signs of poor health, his resignation as chief executive of Apple Inc caused a global gasp as the world...
  • Stanley Kubrick made the first iPad: Samsung August 24, 2011

    Sydney: Hollywood filmmaker Stanley Kubrick designed the first ever iPad, and not Apple Inc, says rival company Samsung in a bizarre patent suit that cites the director's '2001: A Space Odyssey' as evidence, according to a media report. The two companies are "suing each other all over the world" for patent...
  • Apple crowned global smart phone leader August 6, 2011

    Toronto: Apple now tops smart phone rankings while BlackBerry has slipped to the fourth spot, confirmed the latest data from the US analyst firm International Data Corporation (IDC). Apple had claimed the global top spot by shipping 20.3 million iPhones in its quarterly results released in the third week of July. In...
  • Microsoft Windows sales dip, shares fall July 22, 2011

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp smashed Wall Street's earnings estimates once more, helped by strong sales of its Office software and Xbox game console, but its shares fell on concerns about soft PC sales reducing demand for its flagship Windows product. The world's largest software maker follows Google Inc, Apple Inc and IBM...
  • Facebook to be worth $234 billion by 2015 April 1, 2011

    New York: Facebook will have market value of $ 234 billion by 2015, up from its current valuation of $ 85 billion, according to an analysis by brokerage firm Wedbush Securities that analyzes the valuations of private companies. Wedbush Securities analyst Lou Kerner, who made this guess in a report last...
  • Apple's succession call rejected by shareholders February 24, 2011

    Cupertino: Apple Inc shareholders rejected demands that the company disclose a succession plan for ailing chief Steve Jobs, and the company kept mum on how many had backed that proposal. The reluctance to reveal details of the vote on a proposal by the Central Laborers' Pension Fund raised speculation that a...
  • Microsoft sells software for 2 mn phones January 27, 2011

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it sold more than 2 million units of its new Windows Phone 7 software to handset makers last quarter, as it looks to counter Apple Inc's iPhone and the rise of Google Inc's Android system. The world's largest software maker, which launched its new...
  • Apple launches cheaper iPods, WebtoTV device September 2, 2010

    San Francisco: Apple Inc unveiled a smaller, cheaper version of its WebtoTV device on Wednesday, stepping up a battle with Google Inc and Microsoft Corp for control of the digital living room. Apple cofounder Steve Jobs also rolled out a completely overhauled lineup of iPod media players and the latest version...
  • iPhone4 users cry foul over faulty design June 26, 2010

    Users of the latest model of iPhone allege that holding it with left hand leads to calls getting dropped. ...
  • Apple director Jerry York dies at 71 March 19, 2010

    Detroit: Jerry York, a longtime adviser to billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian and executive whose career spanned the auto and technology industries, has died, Apple Inc said on Thursday. York, who sat on Apple's board, once worked as chief financial officer at International Business Machines Corp and Chrysler, and served on the...
  • Apple countersues Nokia over 13 patents December 11, 2009

    New York: Apple Inc said on Friday that it filed a countersuit against Nokia, claiming that the Finnish cellphone maker is infringing 13 Apple technology patents. The move follows a Nokia lawsuit filed in October accusing iPhone maker Apple of infringing 10 Nokia patents for technologies such as wireless data, speech...
  • Steve Jobs strides back onto Apple stage September 10, 2009

    San Francisco: Steve Jobs stepped back into the spotlight for the first time in nearly a year on Wednesday, drawing a standing ovation before unveiling new and cheaper iPods for Apple Inc. But Apple's shares closed 1 per cent lower after hitting a year's high in the session. Analysts said they...
  • Apple halves iPhone rates to $99, trims Mac prices June 9, 2009

    San Francisco: Apple Inc halved the price of its entrylevel iPhone to $99 on Monday to widen the trendy device's massmarket appeal, as global competition heats up after Palm Inc launched the Pre. Apple also cut prices on several of its Mac notebooks amid a toothandnail battle among computer makers...
  • Pepsico in Fortune list of world's most admired cos March 4, 2009

    New York: Apple Inc, the maker of touchscreen iPhone, has topped the 2009 Fortune list of the most admired companies in the world but no Indian company has made the cut. However, Pepsico, led by Indiaborn Indra Nooyi, has found a place in the list of top 50, prepared by...
  • Elton John songs can be downloaded now March 22, 2007

    London: Singer Elton John says he will make his back catalog of more than 30 albums available for digital download later this month. The tracks, more than 400 in all, will be available through Apple Inc's iTunes service from March 26 through April 30, and then will be made available on...
  • Canadian co joins iPhone trademark war January 27, 2007

    New Delhi: Canadian telecommunications company Comwave has joined the iPhone trademark war saying it has had the longest use of the name over Apple and Cisco. With this, Cisco Systems is now facing a similar challenge following its own step to sue Apple Inc over the use of iPhone trademark. Earlier this...