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Jul 29, 2014 - 10:47 AM EDT — AAPL: 98.815 (-0.205, -0.21%) | NASDAQ: 4469.917 (+25.008, +0.56%)

Why sapphire iPhone screens could be Apple’s next big thing

As Apple was readying its plans for the launch of the first-generation iPhone…

Wall Street’s patience with Amazon’s losses wears thin

Amazon reported a wide-than-expected second quarter loss last week…

Alleged iPhone 6 rear casing in gold makes another video appearance (with video)

This is definitely the best quality video so far…

Apple buys Concept.io for about $30 million, discontinues Swell app

Apple Inc. will acquire Concept.io Inc. and discontinue the startup’s Swell app…

Apple updates MacBook Pro with faster Haswell processors, increased base RAM; cuts price of non-Retina model

Apple today launched refreshed 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro models…

Apple iPads credited with reduction in mortality rates at James Cook University Hospital

It’s said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away…

Apple drops cross-appeal of final judgment in Samsung lawsuit, no longer seeks permanent injunction

Apple on Monday filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals…

Lithium anode breakthrough could double or triple battery life

Researchers at the University of Stanford have been working on a new type of battery…

China puts Microsoft under official investigation

Government investigators visited Microsoft offices in four Chinese cities Monday…

Apple shares hit new 52-week high

Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $1.35 to…

Jesse Jackson calls on Obama to scrutinize tech industry’s ‘lack of diversity’

The government has a role to play, Jackson said…

Dell, BlackBerry scoff at threat from Apple-IBM alliance

IBM Corp’s recent move to partner with Apple Inc to sell iPhones and iPads…

Apple warms to bitcoin as Blockchain returns to App Store

Apple Inc. has reinstated the Blockchain bitcoin wallet application to its App Store…

Tampa man accused of scamming Apple out of $309,768

24-year-old Sharron Laverne Parrish Jr. of Tampa, scammed one of the biggest high-tech companies in the world

Samsung stumbles again, indefinitely postpones launch of Tizen phone

Samsung Electronics stumbled again this week, announcing it had indefinitely postponed…

Apple can’t give away its cash fast enough

Apple’s cash horde is the stuff of which legends are made…

Steve Jobs flagrantly violated five retail rules with Apple Retail Stores

Apple Retail Stores have become as familiar as Subway sandwich shops…

New MacBook Pro with 16GB RAM standard and faster CPUs coming Tuesday, source says

Apple’s MacBook Pro lineup, in both the 13- and 15-inch varieties…

Hilton hotel guests will be able to use iPhones as room keys

Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. is placing a $550 million bet…

Hudson’s Bay and Lord & Taylor roll out Apple’s iBeacon tech across North America

Apple’s iBeacon technology delivers targeted content and offers to consumers…

Longtime Mac user: Why I finally bought some Apple shares

Apple has twice as much cash on hand as the U.S. government…

Apple to buy Swell for $30 million

“Apple is close to buying the Pandora-for-talk-radio app Swell…

Apple short interest hits 2014 low; shares could cross $100 soon

The most recent short interest update shows Apple at…

EU clears Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics

The European Union’s antitrust authority has cleared Apple’s $3 billion purchase…

Swatch plans fitness-based touch wristwatch, says CEO

Swatch plans to equip its Swatch Touch line of plastic watches…

‘Hello there': Eight lessons from Microsoft’s awful job loss memo

Barely 10 days old, Stephen Elop’s ‘Hello there’ memo has already become…

IDC and Gartner numbers do not jibe with Apple’s double digit U.S. Mac growth

Apple reported ‘strong double digit growth’ in its Mac sales in the U.S…

After 25-years as a Windows-only developer, Serif unveils its first ever Mac product – free beta available now

Serif has announced it will imminently release its first ever product for Mac…

Apple-IBM partnership: Microsoft today, Google tomorrow

The partnership could have even more strategic value to Apple beyond the enterprise…

Apple acquires BookLamp book recommendation startup

Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort…

Apple shares hit new 52-week closing high

Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $0.64…

Bill legalizing iPhone unlocking approved by U.S. House of Representatives

After the decision last year to make unlocking iPhones and cellular-capable iPads illegal…

OS X Yosemite’s share of Mac traffic doubles following public beta launch

Following the launch of yesterday’s public beta for OS X Yosemite…

Bose sues Apple’s Beats over noise-canceling patents

Bose has filed a lawsuit against headphone-maker Beats Electronics…

The Wall Street Journal reviews Amazon Fire Phone: A gimmicky mess

The big idea in Amazon’s first smartphone is that you can control…

Apple iPad losing market share but maintaining strong leads in usage and profitability

IDC released its estimates for June quarter tablet shipments…

5.5-inch iPhone 6, next-gen iPad mini, iPad Air to enter mass production in September

The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 hasn’t entered its mass production stages just yet…

Analyst: Apple’s massive R&D investment indicates revenue explosion, new product categories this quarter

If you know how much Apple is investing in new products in one quarter…

Tim Cook puts his stamp on Apple

Clearly, Apple is doing the right thing by focusing more on…

Apple completely ignored its retail stores during its earnings call this week

Apple is known for its prominent retail presence, but…

Microsoft still doesn’t get why iPhone and iPad succeeded

About two weeks, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella penned a detailed memo…

The Apple iOS backdoor that wasn’t

Last weekend, a hacker who’s been campaigning to make a point about Apple security…

What’s Apple really worth?

First off: There are 80 million Mac users…

How to make a bootable install drive for Apple’s OS X Yosemite Public Beta

If you do decide to participate in the Yosemite beta program…

OS X Yosemite Beta: First impressions, installation tips, known issues, and bug fixes

A detailed walkthrough on how to set up Continuity and Handoff…

Why Apple is like an oil company – and what it will explore next

For decades the lists of the largest companies in the world were dominated by oil and gas giants…

Microsoft has decided to extort Windows 7 users, too

If you are still dumb enough to use Windows…

Amazon shares tank after wider-than-expected $126 million loss

Amazon.com shares tumbled Thursday after the e-commerce giant posted a wider-than-expected $126 million loss…

U.S. Federal Puppet Denise Cote says she’s troubled by Apple $450 million e-books settlement deal

A U.S. judge on Thursday expressed concern over a proposed $450 million settlement…

Steve Jobs wins: Apple takes first steps toward IBM acquisition

Apple’s next logical move will be to bring IBM entirely in house…

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