Apple designs and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers and also operates retail stores. Its best-known hardware products are the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPad and the iPhone – Apple is the world’s third largest mobile phone-maker after Samsung and Nokia.
A US federal appeals court has upheld a jury’s finding that Samsung illegally copied some patented features in Apple’s iPhone, but it sided with Samsung on one point that could reduce the US$930 million (HK$7.3 billion) in damages the South Korean company had been orderedTuesday, 19 May, 2015, 9:02am
If you are familiar with the early days of the Chinese internet, the name fm365 may ring a bell. Created with much fanfare by Lenovo and financially co-sponsored by AOL, the $20-million portal was once the hallmark of the rising PC maker’s lofty ambitions to foray into the dotcom industry.15 May 2015 - 6:30am
China’s burgeoning number of Internet users and rapid increase in online shopping are creating new opportunities for online payment platforms.12 May 2015 - 12:48pm
Samsung Electronics overtook Apple to recapture the title of world's top smartphone maker by volume in the first quarter of 2015, research firm Strategy Analytics said on Wednesday.
It said Samsung shipped 83.2 million smartphones worldwide and captured 24 per cent market share in the quarter, down from 31 per cent a year earlier but better than Apple's 18 per cent.29 Apr 2015 - 10:38am 1 comment
A number of major US technology companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter, have launched schemes to help survivors of the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.29 Apr 2015 - 8:00pm
For tech reporters in China these days, time management is really challenging, thanks to the almost non-stop rounds of launches of all kinds of new products. Sometimes they are forced to choose which company to cover, a dilemma when all are likely to be equally newsworthy.29 Apr 2015 - 10:34am
China has overtaken the U.S. in iPhone sales for the first time and Reuters looks into why the brand has surged in popularity despite a high price point. (Cover photo: AP)
Apple sold more than 61 million iPhones in the first quarter of 2015, as strong sales in China propelled the US tech giant to revenues of US$58 billion.29 Apr 2015 - 9:27am
Don’t expect to see slick, glossy advertisements for Xiaomi’s mobile phones on public transport, billboards or even televisions near you.28 Apr 2015 - 7:07pm
Hong Kong's first Apple Watch owners strapped on their new gadgets for the first time - but launch day proved a low-key affair, in stark contrast to the frenzy of queueing, buying and reselling every time a new iPhone comes out.25 Apr 2015 - 11:47am
Apple has won an appeal on the mainland over the patent rights to voice recognition software such as the iPhone's "Siri", with a court overruling an earlier decision that had gone against the US technology giant.25 Apr 2015 - 6:06am
The Apple Watch launched globally on Friday with a small queue of Japanese tech-addicts lining up in Tokyo for Apple Inc’s first wearable gadget, but there was no sign of the excitement usually attached to the company’s product rollouts.24 Apr 2015 - 11:35am
The Apple Watch goes on sale on Friday but Chinese factories are already churning out cheaper alternatives, to the delight of local consumers.24 Apr 2015 - 9:47am 1 comment
Apple supplier Foxconn's website was struggling with heavy traffic on Wednesday after the company began offering recycled iPhones and iPads for sale as part of a trade-in programme announced last month.22 Apr 2015 - 5:44pm
For former Google software engineer Jeremy Zhou, the idea began when his father handed back a Windows 8 laptop the younger Zhou had given him.
“I thought he’d be fine using it because he had been using Windows for many years, but after two days he gave it back to me, saying he couldn’t use it,” the 38-year-old Zhou said in a recent interview.22 Apr 2015 - 5:36pm 2 comments