Android dominates two-horse smartphone race

2015-02-25 10:15

Google Android has dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5% market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player.

Apple drops cash on European data centres

2015-02-23 16:30

Apple plans to invest €1.7bn ($2bn) to expand its business in Europe by building two data centres in Ireland and Denmark.

Apple sued over 'poaching' electric car staff

2015-02-20 08:58

Apple has been sued by developers of an advanced automotive car battery for allegedly poaching key employees.

Kill switches reduce smartphone theft

2015-02-12 07:51

Kill switches that render stolen smartphones useless have been credited with stifling robberies and thefts.

Apple in talks for streaming TV content - report

2015-02-05 08:50

Apple is in talks aimed at getting hold of content for a pay-television service, technology news website Re/code reports.

Saving money on fuel - there’s an app for that

2015-01-29 11:22

Taking advantage of falling or rising fuel prices is now easier thanks to SA developed mobile application 'FillApp' which notifies drivers of the best time to fill up at the pump.

Ericsson and Apple in legal showdown

2015-01-14 15:44

Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has filed a complaint against Apple in a US court over the iconic American brand's use of its technology in iPhones.

Strong dollar forces Apple app price changes

2015-01-12 11:00

Apple has told software makers that it’s increasing app prices in the European Union, Norway, Canada and Russia because of foreign exchange rates and taxes.

Apple ID users warned on super security

2015-01-07 19:30

Recent steps have made it much harder for outsiders to gain access to data locked away by a person's Apple ID. But owners of the data run the risk of getting locked out themselves.

Lawsuit alleges Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine swindled Beats partner

2015-01-07 10:59

Dr Dre and Jimmy Iovine are being depicted as scam artists in a lawsuit triggered by Apple's Beats buyout.


Apple Mac no guarantee of internet safety

2015-02-24 11:53

Just because you have an Apple Mac it does not mean that you are insulated from cyber threats, a new survey has found.

Is Silicon Valley the future of the US car?

2015-02-22 21:00

After Tesla and Google, Apple appears to be readying for a plunge into the industry long rooted far away in the steel belt of the US upper Midwest.

Is Apple learning to make self-driving cars?

2015-02-16 07:52

Apple is learning how to make a self-driving electric car and is talking to experts at carmakers and automotive suppliers, a source says.

Apple makes history with $700bn valuation

2015-02-11 08:35

Apple has become the first company to reach a market value of $700bn as shares vaulted amid upbeat news on the US tech giant's gains in the smartphone market.

Apple plans to sell as much as $6.5bn in bonds

2015-02-04 10:00

Apple is planning another large bond sale at a time when investors are paying near record premiums for high-quality bonds.

Apple hits iPhone jackpot in China

2015-01-28 07:45

Apple's quarterly profit has soared to a record $18bn on the back of booming iPhone sales, especially in China.

Apple granted patent for GoPro-like camera

2015-01-14 10:07

Apple has been granted a patent for a wearable camera that could possibly challenge action cameras made by GoPro.

iPhone anniversary marks new day for Apple

2015-01-09 10:18

The anniversary of the debut of the iPhone's introduction in 2007 marks a new market share push by tech giant Apple.

Monster sues Apple's Beats over headphone tech

2015-01-07 16:30

American audio equipment maker Monster is suing rival Beats over claims it ripped off headphone technology ahead of the firm's sale to Apple for more than $3bn.

Felicity Duncan: Apple in 2015 - boom or bust

2014-12-31 10:39

Apple has had a very strong year: its stock is up almost 46% year-to-date, its earnings grew over 20% year-on-year and 2014 saw the successful launch of the iPhone 6.

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