In an effort to make its workforce a lot more diverse, Apple is pledging millions of dollars to various initiatives. Denise Young Smith, human resources chief at Apple said on Tuesday that the company will partner and donate more than $50 million to several non-profit organizations in an effort to increase the pipeline of women, minorities, […]
While it’s a little too early to start thinking about what the next Apple smartphone might look like – especially with the iPhone 6 selling like hotcakes, a new patent filing reportedly hints that the tech giant is researching waterproofing methods for its hardware. The patent could lead to waterproofing of future Apple devices that […]
Tech giant Apple announced it will buy $848 million (£556m) worth of power from a new solar farm being built in Monterey County, California, to cut its energy bill. The company stated that the First Solar Inc plant will supply renewable energy for its Cupertino campus as well other offices and around 52 Apple stores […]
Apple Inc will invest $2 million in the state of Arizona to convert a failed sapphire glass plant into a data center. In a press release, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said the facility will employ 150 full-time Apple employees and will require 300 to 500 construction and trade jobs. The new data center will “serve as […]
Battery life has always remained one of the main challenges for smartwatch makers. Apple did not shed any light on its battery life when the company officially unveiled its smartwatch. According to reports, Apple’s much awaited Apple Watch isn’t going to be any different from other smartwatches in terms of battery life. The company seems […]
Apple is reportedly preparing to take a big step out of Steve Jobs’ prescribed path for touch screen computing. The tech giant is planning to launch a stylus alongside the gigantic iPad Pro, before the end of this year. The latest iPad Pro will be a larger version of the iPad with a 12.9-inch display. […]
Four Silicon Valley companies including Apple Inc and Google Inc have reached a new deal that would resolve an antitrust class action lawsuit filed by employees, who accused the companies of conspiring to avoid poaching each other’s employees, according to a US court filing on Tuesday. Lodged in 2011, plaintiffs accused Apple, Google, Intel Corp […]
Cyber security software maker Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Wednesday that they had found a new method in which hackers can infect Apple products. The new family of malware, dubbed WireLurker can infect both iOS and OS X devices. A report from Palo Alto Networks claims the WireLurker malware can install third-party applications on potentially […]
Apple Pay which was announced alongside the iPhone 6 last month is going to be available in Walgreens stores across the United States beginning Saturday, October 18, according to a leaked memo intended to inform Walgreens store managers. “In preparation for the launch of Apple Pay on October 18, we would like you to cover the following material,” reads the […]
GT Advanced Technologies, the company contracted to supply Apple with sapphire display for the upcoming Apple Watch, petitioned for bankruptcy on Oct. 6, and has approach the court for permission to close down the Mesa, Arizona factory. The troubled supplier also plans to purge 890 jobs in Mesa and its headquarters in New Hampshire, as […]
“The next chapter in Apple’s story,” says Tim Cook, smiling as he took the stage to announce the two highly anticipated devices of the year. Since he took over the reins from late Steve Jobs as chief executive in 2011, Wall Street analysts and investors have waited for the day when Apple products would finally […]
Following U.S. surveillance concerns and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, China will be shipping the first version of its own homegrown PC-based operating system (OS) by October, Xinhua reported. Computer technology put a certain strain on relationship between China and US after escalating tensions over data privacy and industrial espionage including a number of run-ins […]
Recently, Green American and China Labor Watch approached Apple Inc to remove the utilization of benzene and n-hexane from its hardware manufacturing process. Both the chemicals are known to be extremely poisonous, yet are still being used in Apple’s industrial facilities during assembly and a few other processes. Benzene and n-hexane are found as common […]
A recent US patent granted to Apple bolstered rumours that the California-based company has designs on a smartwatch which is expected to launch this fall. Published on Tuesday by the U.S. Patent and Tradebook Office, the tech giant was granted Patent No. 8,787,006 originally filed in 2011, it describes an electronic wrist band possible with […]
Two tech titans who were historically fierce rivals are partnering up. Apple and International Business Machines Corp announced an agreement on Tuesday where IBM will develop exclusive iPhone and iPad apps for Apple devices geared at enterprise clients. Neither Apple nor IBM disclosed the financial terms of the deal. The announcement of the deal was […]
Apple Inc. has assured that location tracking on its iPhone can’t be utilized to track activities of its users, a day after China’s state-owned TV broadcaster made public revelation that its software could cause a serious security hazard. On July 11, China Central Television citing Ma Ding, head of the online security institute at People’s […]
Recently Apple categorically denied knowledge about the potential exploit in its iPhones that might have helped the US spy agencies to install backdoors into its products. The software implant for Apple iPhone is codenamed DROPOUTJEEP that has various kinds of handy spy capabilities.
According to reports Android was planning to team up with auto makers to get larger market share in information and entertainment market. However, the platform experienced fierce opposition. Many car makers want to defend their branding over their in-car systems. Google Inc. also plans to use Miracast, a Wi-Fi Direct integrated screen-casting standard to display apps from an Android smartphone on an in-car system.
Apple Inc.’s buying spree continues. It has reportedly acquired two companies, mapping company BroadMap and note-taking firm Catch. The Cupertino-based company purchased both the companies for an undisclosed amount. While BroadMap, which is a mapping firm, was acquired in the first half of 2013, Catch was acquired in recent months.