Posts tagged "Apple"

Apple market cap soars to $700 billion

Apple's market capitalization has exceeded $700 billion for the first time, making it the most valuable U.S. company ever without adjusting for inflation. The Cupertino-based company's market cap crossed the $700 billion threshold on Tuesday, meaning it has doubled since CEO Tim Cook Read More →

Square plans to accept Apple Pay

When Apple burst into mobile payments this fall, many analysts warned it could spell trouble for startups in the space -- including Square. But if Jack Dorsey is scared, he isn't showing it. In an interview with CNN, the Square CEO Read More →

Apple must face more claims over lost texts

Already under siege over its iMessage system, Apple must now face claims that it violated users’ privacy by blocking them from receiving some text messages after they ditched their iPhones. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose allowed plaintiffs to Read More →

Apple backs away from “free” apps in App Store

There are no more "FREE" apps in the App Store. Now, you just "GET" them. In a subtle but significant shift, Apple on Wednesday rebranded apps that were once labeled free. To select an app that is free to download, users now Read More →

Apple must pay up for stepping on pager patents

Years after cell phones made pagers obsolete, the patents underlying the chirping messengers can still come back to bite Apple. A federal jury in Marshall, Texas, decided yesterday that Apple must pay $23.6 million for stepping on patents for SkyTel pager technology that Read More →

FTC, Apple reportedly working on health data protection

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is querying Apple about the security of consumers' data as the company intensifies a push into mobile health, according to a report from Reuters. Reuters reported Thursday that the FTC has met with Apple various Read More →
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