Posts tagged "Apple"

Apple’s share of Asian smartphone market on the rise

Propelled by strong iPhone 6 sales, Apple is claiming more market share in Asia -- even on arch-rival Samsung's home turf. A new report published by Counterpoint Research shows that Apple has made significant gains in South Korea, China and Read More →

Apple snaps up music analytics company Semetric

News has surfaced of Apple's purchase of a British music data company, offering new clues about its plans to revamp the Beats music streaming service. Apple's acquisition of Semetric closed late last year, according to the Financial Times, which put Read More →

Is the pendulum swinging on tech companies and surveillance?

Since the Edward Snowden disclosures, tech companies have taken multiple steps to rebuild user trust, including beefing up the encryption in their products and services. But with the terrorist attacks in France this month, will governments succeed in pressuring tech firms Read More →

Will tech back immigration reform measures that address only its needs?

Tech firms and groups were instrumental in creating a coalition to push for comprehensive immigration reform. But now that that effort appears uncertain, will the tech companies and their advocacy groups back individual bills that directly address Silicon Valley's needs? With Republicans Read More →

InvenSense sued by investors over “sweetheart deal” with Apple

InvenSense has been struck with allegations that it misled investors about the toll that deep discounts to Apple would take on the sensor-maker's financial performance. After much speculation, InvenSense joined the ranks of Apple suppliers this fall, producing sensors for the Read More →

Apple amps up its charitable giving

After a long history of matching its employees' charitable donations, and then launching a new effort a few months ago in which the company contributes $25 for each hour of work a staffer donates to charity, Apple is once again Read More →
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