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  • Sep 17, 2014
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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. 

Apple CEO appears in Beijing to celebrate China Mobile sale of iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook was at China Mobile’s Beijing store on Friday, kicking off the beginning of an event that saw the state-owned mobile provider finally selling iPhones capable of running on its 4G networks.

Friday, 17 January, 2014, 7:05pm

Apple to refund consumers US$32.5 million for in-app purchases made by their children without permission

Apple will refund at least US$32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that children made without their parents' permission while playing on mobile apps, the United States government announced on Wednesday.

17 Jan 2014 - 4:42am

Apple facing uphill battle in China despite China Mobile deal

The world's largest mobile network is ready to offer Apple's iPhone, but while the US technology giant has declared China its biggest future market, it faces an uphill battle to unseat Samsung Electronics and homegrown competitors.

16 Jan 2014 - 9:06am

Nothing funny about NSA's jokers

The next time your Microsoft Word document file crashes and that irritating window pops up, asking you whether to send a crash report, read it carefully.

3 Jan 2014 - 3:41am 1 comment

Latest Apple jailbreak seen as commercial opportunity

Each year, Apple releases a new version of the software running its iconic mobile devices, the iPhone and iPad. And each year, a small but dogged community of hackers sets out to crack it - or, in the words of the hackers, "jailbreak" it.

2 Jan 2014 - 1:41am

Apple denies 'backdoor' NSA access to iPhones

Apple has denied any knowledge of a National Security Agency tool to hack into iPhones after newly released documents showed the company's smartphone was targeted by the US spy agency.

2 Jan 2014 - 2:11am 2 comments

Apple chief gets US$4.25m paycheque

Apple chief executive Tim Cook received compensation valued at US$4.25 million this year, a 1.9 per cent increase over 2012, even as the iPhone maker's stock gains lagged the S&P 500 Index.

30 Dec 2013 - 1:27am

Some things you may not know about Apple

Apple, the company behind the ubiquitous iPhone and iPad is famously secretive, but there are a few little-known facts about the California-based company.

29 Dec 2013 - 7:52am

China Mobile revs up 4G expansion with long-awaited iPhone pact

China Mobile expects to get more high-end data users, while helping fuel Apple's sales expansion on the mainland, after the two companies forged a multiyear deal to bring the iPhone to the world's largest mobile network from January 17.

24 Dec 2013 - 4:15am

US technology giants push back on snooping and urge restraint

Just because you are hypocritical doesn't mean you are wrong. Eight prominent US technology companies, including Google, Facebook and Apple, have jointly published an open letter to the US Congress and President Barack Obama urging strict new limits on government surveillance.

15 Dec 2013 - 4:14am