Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Year in Review and Looking Forward

After nearly a year topping $500 a share, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s stock is down 30 percent from its peak—September, when it exceeded $700—and fell to $484 Jan. 15 before slightly rebounding the next day. Was 2012 a sole year of glory for Cupertino? Right now it’s anyone’s guess. As … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Maps Drama Continues with Fake Street Names

In the continuing saga of Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) Apple Maps guffaws, a Wall Street Journal bureau chief in Afghanistan recently found Cupertino’s map of Kabul included several unusual streets, including Bad Monkey, MoJo Way and Hillbilly Hameed. Yaroslav Trofimov noticed the odd … [Read more...]

Times Reporter Develops Award-Winning Apple (AAPL) App ‘Bobo Explores Light’

An undercover assignment led to entrepreneurial success for one New York Times (NYSE:NYT) columnist. The New York Post explained how Bob Tedeschi—the Times Gadgetwise columnist until last June—and his editor discussed an assignment in which Tedeschi would address the struggles of … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) ‘Watchover’ Apple TV Deal in Germany

A new option popped up on the home screen for German Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) TV—the digital set-top box, not the long-forecasted smart television set—users on Jan. 11. Watchever, a new streaming video subscription service provided by Vivendi, offers audiences the full-seasons of … [Read more...]

Study: Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5 Uses Most Data

According to a new study from mobile research group Arieso, smartphones have surpassed tablets in total data usage for the first time in the three years the company has conducted such research. Likewise, Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 5 downloads more data than any other … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Awarded Tech Emmy at Consumer Electronics Show

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may not have attended the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but its presence was hard to miss. Not only were there hundreds or Apple peripheral products showcased in the iLounge pavilion, but Cupertino was also awarded an Emmy at the event’s … [Read more...]

New Translation Puts Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) ‘Cheaper’ iPhone Rumors to Rest

Last week, Pfhub reported how easily Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rumors begin in an account of a possible Disney-Apple collaboration. The rumor mill has once again been abuzz this week after the Shanghai Evening News cited Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller, who was visiting China with … [Read more...]

Apple (AAPL) Remotely Disables Java In Response to Zero-Day Warning

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has proactively moved to disable the Java 7 plugin—the center of a recent Department of Homeland Security warning—from Macs where it is installed. The federal agency warned users to disable or uninstall Java software after security experts noted a serious … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Tim Cook’s China Visit and Signed Confidentiality Agreement

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) chief executive Tim Cook’s visit to China appeared to meet with success as reports of his meetings with the world’s largest mobile carrier China Mobile Ltd. and the Chinese minister for industry and information technology circulated Jan. 9. In his second visit … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Applies for Stored Wind Energy Patent

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may be known as a world leader in personal electronics, but unbeknownst to many the Cupertino, Calif. company is also in the business of developing alternative sources of renewable energy. Apple has invested in solar and natural gas “energy servers” at its … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Temple Run and Supercell App Rake in $100 Million

Today Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced a feat even the late visionary Steve Jobs didn’t imagine. Apple customers have downloaded more than 40 billion apps since its App Store opened in July 2008—nearly half of which occurred in 2012. Back in 2007, when Apple was preparing for the … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Walt Disney Partnership Could Produce a New Gaming Console

As the Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) rumor mill buzzes with speculation on the iPhone 6, multicolored devices and additional delays in the release of an Apple TV, a suggestion of a new variety has appeared on the horizon. Is Apple Inc. partnering with The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) to produce … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone 5 Sale Tactics by Walmart Has Best Buy Steaming

Consumers may have benefited from some holiday shopping season price wars, but some retailers—such as Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) and Toys ‘R Us Inc.—are accusing Wal-Mart Stores, Inc (NYSE:WMT) of unethical advertising practices which cost the companies tens of thousands of … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Expected to Increase Market Share Over PCs in 2013 [Report]

Global corporate spending on computers will likely remain flat in 2013, but Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will “buck the trend” by selling $7 billion worth of Macs and $11 billion worth of iPads to corporate customers, overcoming a three-month stock decline. Forrester Research released … [Read more...]

Facebook Inc (FB) Updates its Apple Inc. (AAPL) iOS Messenger with VoIP

In a further move to dominate mobile communications, Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) released an update to its Apple Inc.(NASDAQ:AAPL) iOS Messenger app Jan. 3 that allows users to send brief voice messages to one another. Users with AAPL iOS and Android devices now have the ability to … [Read more...]

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) Off the Hook for Skewed Search Results Claim

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and the Federal Trade Commission will settle a 20-month investigation Jan. 3, according to Bloomberg sources, by agreeing to voluntary changes to some of Google’s business practices. The investigation dealt with allegations that Google misused patents to … [Read more...]

Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) Possibility of Open Internet Access

The United States may not have diplomatic relations with North Korea, but that isn't stopping Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) from planning a visit there—possibly to discuss open Internet access. According to the Associated Press, Google Inc.’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt will travel to … [Read more...]

Google Inc (GOOG) Still Working Out Kinks with Google Glasses

Six months ago Google Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) announced what has been called its most ambitious project ever, Google Glass—a titanium-framed glasses headset with video and audio capability. … [Read more...]

Surgeon Sues Google Inc. (GOOG) Over AutoComplete Defamation

An Australian cancer surgeon has sued Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) for defamation, claiming the search engine’s autocomplete cost him clients. According to the lawsuit, when a Google user types “Guy Hin...” into a search, the words “Guy Hingston Bankrupt” appear. Although the associated … [Read more...]

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Stall in the Eleventh Hour

As the American people helplessly watch and wait for word from Washington, fiscal cliff talks in the Senate hit and rebounded from various roadblocks Dec. 30—less than 24 hours from the make-or-break deadline. As all bets were placed on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and … [Read more...]