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Posts tagged “Apple”

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Apple prevails in class-action lawsuit over iPod prices

Apple   A federal jury decided Tuesday that Apple didn't compete unfairly when it sold music players and songs with copy-protection software that was incompatible with rival devices and music from competing online stores.

Updated December 11

More diversity in tech industry not as easy as writing code

Representatives from Google, Apple, Facebook and more than other 20 other tech companies gather to talk about improving diversity. Wednesday's forum marked the first time that many have publicly addressed their lack of diversity since acknowledging the problem earlier this year in contrite blog posts accompanying the ethnic and gender breakdowns of their work forces.

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December 10

IBM MobileFirst for iOS: Apple, IBM unveil initial apps

The recently announced partnership between Apple and IBM to develop apps for Apple's iOS operating system is delivering its first solutions: Ten apps as part of IBM MobileFirst for iOS. And some major clients already have signed on.

Apple, IBM deliver first joint apps  Apple, IBM deliver first joint apps

December 5

Billion-dollar iPod suit against Apple appears in jeopardy

ipod Apple attorneys have raised an eleventh-hour challenge that could derail a long-running, class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit is over Apple's use of restrictive software that kept iPods from playing digital music sold by competitors to its iTunes store.

December 2

FBI probes Sony hack; KnowledgeTree's new CEO; iPod suit opens; Aerie set for glaucoma treatment trial; Amazon embraces robots

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: FBI is investigating the huge hack at Sony; KnowledgeTree has a new CEO; iPod music suit begins; Aerie ready for Phase 3 clinical trial of glaucoma treatment; and Amazon grows more reliant on robots.

Updated November 27

Apple's value soars above $700B driven by surging sales

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones    While Apple is the first S&P 500 company to exceed $700 billion in value, Microsoft Corp., if adjustments are made for inflation, had an even greater market cap about 15 years ago. Its $613 billion market cap in 1999 would be worth $874 billion today.

November 19

WhatsApp encrypts text messages from beginning to end

Facebook  WhatsApp, the globally popular instant messaging system owned by Facebook, has begun using a powerful new encryption program aimed at protecting users' conversations from unwanted surveillance and snooping.

Updated November 17

Premium Lock Review: Apple's new iOS 8 provides a smarter type

With the free upgrade, typing on the iPhone's touch keyboard doesn't seems as tedious, cumbersome or infuriating as it did before, when a rather dim-witted "auto-correct" system would slip in words that made people look illiterate or, even worse, inappropriate.

Digital Life Review iPhone Keyboard Digital Life Review iPhone Keyboard

Updated November 13

Premium Lock Wisdom from 'the Woz:' Wowing the Internet Summit

Did you know Apple co-founder and tech icon Steve Wozniak started a ballet company and has appeared in numerous ballets, plays, and musicals? The Woz said he's into the arts in a big way during an interview at The Internet Summit. Allan Maurer has the in-depth report for WRAL TechWire Insiders.

The Woz takes flight at Internet Summit The Woz takes flight at Internet Summit

November 13

Premium Lock #WTWTrends for Thursday: Woz, #ISUM14, Internet, bridge collapse Trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated November 10

Premium Lock Internet Summit countdown: Twitter, Google, Yahoo and 2,000 others in Raleigh

Internet Summit Sponsored content: If you're a member of the Triangle technology community, you'd likely have to be living under a rock to not be aware of next week's Internet Summit being held at the Raleigh Convention Center Tuesday through Thursday.

November 7

Premium Lock Microsoft 'freemium:' It's giving away Office apps for iPhone, iPad

Microsoft is offering free upgraded versions of its Office software for iPhones and iPads, as the software giant further embraces the so-called "freemium" strategy favored by many newer companies seeking success online.

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November 4

Premium Lock Russia removes Apple statue; Micell finds stent partner; $89B in ecommerce for Christmas; new Salix drug; SciQuet's product update

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Russia removes an Apple statue after Apple CEO comes 'out;' Micell finds partner for stents in Europe; $89 billion forecast for ecommerce sales; Salix launches new drug; and SciQuest updates its product suite.

October 31

Premium Lock Microsoft promises new Office for Macs, but not until next year

New Microsoft logo Microsoft did release one component, the Outlook email program, through the company's Office 365 subscription service, which costs $100 a year. But a full Office package for Macs was expected this year, as Microsoft usually releases that a year after it produces a new version for Windows.

Updated October 30

Premium Lock Lenovo closes $2.9B Motorola deal; CEO says 'future even brighter'

Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the world's No. 1 computer maker a global smartphone brand. Lenovo is now the world's No. 3 smartphone provider.

Motorola deal closes Motorola deal closes

Updated October 30

Premium Lock Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Tim Cook introduces iOS 8 Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.

Tags: Apple
Updated October 30

Premium Lock New stats: Lenovo would be No. 3 if Motorola deal had closed before IDC released its latest stats

Well, just minutes after WRAL TechWire posted a story about the latest smartphone statistics, Lenovo announced closing of its deal for Google Motorola Mobility. With Motorola sales included, Lenovo would have returned to the No. 3 spot. So here's a revised story.

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Updated October 29

Premium Lock LabCorp earnings decline; Centice makes big sale; Facebook advertising surges; old Apple brings top dollar; FTC picks privacy expert

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: LabCorp's revenue climbs but earnings decline; Centice in RTP makes big sale in drug abuse technology; Facebook's advertising soars; an old Apple sells for a lot of money; and the FTC's new top technologist is a privacy expert.

October 28

Premium Lock Apple's Tim Cook challenges home state Alabama on social issues

Tim Cook wants change in his home state. Alabama was too slow to guarantee the rights of minorities during the civil rights era, and now it's too slow to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday in challenging his home state to do better.

Tags: Apple
October 28

Premium Lock CanvasonDemand hiring in Raleigh; Apple Pay tops 1M; Twitter stock falters; RTP-based Implus buys Austin firm; Square 1 Bank shares rise

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog news wrapup: Raleigh-based CanvasonDemand is hiring; Apple's Tim Cook touts Apple Pay; RTP-based Implus makes another acquisition; Twitter shares take a hit; Square 1 shares rise

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