Apple

How Important Is Siri's Personality?
Technology

How Important Is Siri's Personality?

As virtual assistant technology becomes more advanced, the next battle is over personality, or lack thereof.
Michael Dell: Encryption Backdoors Are a 'Horrible Idea'
Dell

Michael Dell: Encryption Backdoors Are a 'Horrible Idea'

Here's the Dell CEO's reasoning.
Robert Hackett
Apple

Why Apple Will Never Create an iPad-Mac Hybrid

It's because of customer experience, says Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Benjamin Snyder
German Watchdog Probes Apple-Amazon Audiobook Arrangement
Apple

German Watchdog Probes Apple-Amazon Audiobook Arrangement

The competition watchdog is launching an investigation into an arrangement between the two tech giants.
Beats Music to Shut Down This Month
Apple Music

Beats Music to Shut Down This Month

Now that Apple Music is firmly in place, the Beats service is scheduled to fade out by end of month.
Apple May Launch a Venmo Competitor
Mobile Payments

Apple May Launch a Venmo Competitor

Square, Facebook and Google have also entered the peer-to-peer payments space.
Laura Entis
Apple's iPad Pro Hits the Web Wednesday, Stores This Week
iPad Pro

Apple's iPad Pro Hits the Web Wednesday, Stores This Week

The new device, which starts at $799, is competing with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3.
Apple Is Quietly Creating a New Indoor Mapping System
Performance Ignited

Apple Is Quietly Creating a New Indoor Mapping System

The app, called Indoor Survey, uses radio frequency measurements to let the user find their position in a building.
Steve Dent
Microsoft's First NYC Flagship Store Is Open for Business
Microsoft

Microsoft's First NYC Flagship Store Is Open for Business

It's not the company's first store in the U.S., but it's the largest.
Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement
Legal

Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement

The company says that complying with the request will 'threaten the trust between Apple and its customers and substantially tarnish the brand.'
Apple Says Accessing Data on a Locked iPhone Is 'Impossible'
Apple

Apple Says Accessing Data on a Locked iPhone Is 'Impossible'

The company told a U.S. judge that it strengthened encryption methods and could only access data on 10 percent of its devices using an older operating system.
Microsoft Just Added New Perks to Get Businesses to Buy Its Surface Laptops, Tablets
Microsoft

Microsoft Just Added New Perks to Get Businesses to Buy Its Surface Laptops, Tablets

The new service and support features are intended to win customers away from Apple.
Apple Ordered to Pay $234 Million to University for Patent Infringement
Legal

Apple Ordered to Pay $234 Million to University for Patent Infringement

The processors in Apple's iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 Plus -- along with some editions of the iPad -- violated the patent.
Microsoft Will Give You Money for Your Old MacBook
Microsoft

Microsoft Will Give You Money for Your Old MacBook

The company is paying $200 for Windows machines and $300 for Apple ones.
Apple Inc. was founded by the late Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne in Jobs’ parents’ home in Los Altos, Calif. in 1976. The company specializes in the design, creation and marketing of mobile devices, personal computers and tablets -- plus, its latest product, the Apple Watch. Some of its most popular products and services include the iPhone, iPad, Mac, iTunes and Mac Apps. Today, the company is led by CEO Tim Cook.