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The move would give Apple the chance to eventually compete for military market share with BlackBerry, the Pentagon's dominant smartphone supplier, and Samsung, which gained the department's certification earlier this month.
Apple is missing out on a chance to court as many as 2.8 billion new smartphone customers, many of them in Asia, as wireless-service providers balk at conditions imposed by the iPhone maker and drag their heels in signing on as partners.
While the military has relied on BlackBerrys, which have consistently received federal certification for protecting sensitive data, it had announced its intention to open its networks to Android and Apple alternatives, setting up a smartphone battle.
Perhaps no such issue is as polarizing or controversial as genetically modified organisms (GMOs), or organisms that have had DNA molecules from different sources combined into a single molecule, creating a new set of genes. The GMO debate was a highlight of the BIO International Convention.
Which digital assistant is best at answering questions from users? The AP puts Google Now and Apple's Siri to the test.
"Today, with the launch of Google Now on iPhone and iPad, your smartphone will become even smarter," Google proclaims in a blog.
As smartphone sales surpass those of regular mobile phones for the first time, Samsung continues to grow rapidly but Apple iPhone shipments are slowing, two research firms report.
Analysis: Despite Apple's decreasing gross margin and slowing growth, Technology Business Research expects Apple's margin performance to stabilize over the next couple quarters as it balances improved component and manufacturing cost efficiencies with slower revenue growth.
When a company starts doling out its cash to shareholders, it's usually a sign that its growth is stalling and it's finding it hard to identify good ways to invest in its own business. But Apple is still growing fast by the standards of large companies, and its cash pile-up is a reflection of the extraordinary success of the iPhone.
Facebook's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg will move to quash a subpoena requiring her to give a deposition in a lawsuit alleging that seven technology companies broke antitrust laws by agreeing not to recruit from one another.
The criticism by China National Radio may be the opening shot against the world's largest software maker, similar to what Apple faced in the past month, says Doug Young, author of the book "The Party Line: How the Media Dictates Public Opinion in Modern China." A
A federal judge on Friday struck down an effort to form a class action lawsuit to go after Apple, Google and five other technology companies for allegedly forming an illegal cartel to tamp down workers' wages and prevent the loss of their best engineers during a multiyear conspiracy broken up by government regulators.
Customers are using mobile devices for a broader array of computing needs. The shift has benefited Apple and Samsung, whose sales and profits have grown, while revenue at PC-dependent companies such as Hewlett-Packard Co., Dell Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have slumped.
Apple's iTV set will come with tablet-like "mini iTVs" with 9.7-inch screens, the same as the full-size iPad, according to an analyt. The "iTV" will be able to send video to the smaller screens wirelessly around the house.