Apple CEO Tim Cook unveils new iPhone 11

Business 09/10/19, 17:13

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook on Tuesday in Cupertino, California, unveiled the iPhone 11 series that will be on the market on September 20. The new series will look like recent models, but will be equipped with improved cameras and ...

Is ‘Big Tech’ too big? A look at growing antitrust scrutiny

U.S. 06/04/19, 16:26

Is Big Tech headed for a big breakup?The U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are moving to investigate Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple over their aggressive business practices, and the House Judiciary Committee has announced an unprecedented antitrust ...

Judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust law

Business 05/22/19, 08:17

Qualcomm's stock is tumbling before the opening bell after a federal judge ruled that the company unlawfully stifled cellphone chip market competition and charged excessive licensing fees.U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, California found Tuesday that Qualcomm violated ...

Explains: US sanctions on Huawei bite, but who gets hurt?

U.S. 05/20/19, 17:11

Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even before their dimensions are fully understood. U.S. companies that supply the Chinese tech powerhouse with computer chips saw their stock prices slump Monday, and Huawei faces decimated smartphone sales with ...

Supreme Court allows lawsuit over iPhone apps

Business 05/13/19, 11:03

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that consumers can pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh joined the court's four liberals in rejecting a plea from ...

Apple’s foray into video shows limits to tech growth

Business 03/27/19, 09:59

Apple's latest move into streaming video illustrates an escalating trend: Tech's biggest companies, faced with limits to their growth, are encroaching on each other's turf.Apple is taking on Netflix. Facebook is edging into Amazon's sphere with its e-commerce plans. Google, ...

Apple facing US import ban on some iPhones in tech dispute

Tech 03/26/19, 16:22

A trade court judge will recommend banning some iPhones from being imported into the U.S. after concluding Apple's best-selling device infringed on technology owned by mobile chip maker Qualcomm.The U.S. Trade International Trade Commission decision is the latest twist in ...

Technology companies, banks power US stocks solidly higher

Business 03/26/19, 09:24

Stocks rose broadly in early trading Tuesday on Wall Street, erasing the market's modest losses from a day earlier.Technology companies powered the rally, with chipmakers among the biggest gainers. Nvidia rose 3.7 percent and Advanced Micro Devices added 2.3 percent.Banks ...

China ex-internet czar sentenced to 14 years for corruption

Business 03/26/19, 05:47

China's former internet censor, who once held high-profile meetings with industry leaders such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on corruption charges Tuesday.The Intermediate People's Court in the eastern ...

Apple highlights privacy in new services in jab at rivals

U.S. 03/25/19, 17:18

Apple says its services respect your digital boundaries — and it wants you to know it.The company took several opportunities Monday to emphasize user privacy — and indirectly take a jab at rivals — at its splashy, celebrity-laden event in ...

Oprah, Spielberg help Apple launch new streaming service

Business 03/25/19, 16:49

Apple trotted out few details on its long-awaiting streaming service on Monday, but it didn't skimp on high-wattage celebrity.Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg and Jennifer Aniston were part of a parade of A-listers who took the stage at Apple headquarters in ...

Update: Apple unveils news subscription service

Business 03/25/19, 12:25

The Latest on Apple's streaming TV event (all times local):10:25 a.m.Apple will debut a subscription news app that lets users read articles from hundreds of magazines, including Rolling Stone, The New Yorker and Cosmopolitan.FILE - In this July 28, 2016 ...

Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on Monday

Business 03/25/19, 02:15

Apple is expected to announce Monday that it's launching a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself.It's a long-awaited attempt from the iPhone maker, several years after Netflix turned "binge watching" into a worldwide phenomenon.The ...

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