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Apple rolls out virtual fitness service, subscription bundle

APPLE INC. rolled out a new virtual fitness service and a bundle of all its subscriptions, Apple One, focusing a holiday-season product launch on services that are the backbone of Apple’s growth strategy and that cater to customers working at home during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Singapore to pay citizens for keeping healthy with Apple Watch

Apple Inc. and the government of Singapore have partnered on a two-year health initiative dubbed LumiHealth, which is built around tracking and rewarding user behavior through the Apple Watch gadget and an iPhone app.

Apple design teams develop special face masks for employees

Apple Inc. has developed masks that the company is beginning to distribute to corporate and retail employees to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Apple plans special event for Sept. 15, new products seen

APPLE INC. on Tuesday scheduled a special event for Sept. 15, with fans and investors expecting a refresh in the lineup of some of the company’s core products.

Apple seeks damages from Fortnite creator in App Store dispute

Apple Inc. on Tuesday filed counterclaims against Fortnite creator Epic Games asking for lost App Store fees and other damages, and seeking an order...

Apple prepares 75M 5G iPhones alongside new Watches and iPad

APPLE, INC. has asked suppliers to build at least 75 million 5G iPhones for later this year, roughly in line with last year’s launch, in a sign that demands for the company’s most important product is holding up in the midst of the global pandemic and recession.

Apple defeats Epic’s effort to restore Fortnite on App Store

APPLE, INC. was spared from having to immediately reinstate Epic Games, Inc.’s Fortnite on its App Store, an early court victory for the iPhone maker in an intensifying battle over the tolls charged to app makers.

Apple threatens to terminate Epic’s developer account

Apple Inc. threatened to remove Epic Games Inc.’s developer account, cut off its developer tools and limit its ability to supply key graphics technology to other apps in the latest skirmish in a battle over app store fees.

Apple’s new services off to a slow start in first year

APPLE, INC.’s newest services have yet to generate meaningful revenue, making it harder for the largest technology company to expand beyond the iPhone and other hardware.

Apple to remove carbon from supply chain, products

APPLE, INC. said on Tuesday it plans to remove carbon emissions from its entire business, including its products and sprawling supply chain, over the next decade.

G20 finance officials eye solution to digital tax row this year

WASHINGTON/BERLIN — Finance officials from the Group of 20 (G20) major economies on Saturday vowed to resolve major differences over taxing big tech companies and reach a broad, consensus-based solution on international taxation this year.

Apple expands news offerings with audio, local newspaper stories

Apple Inc. on Wednesday expanded its news offerings with audio versions of stories narrated by voice actors for subscribers, a morning newscast hosted by two journalists, and more access to local newspaper stories.

Crunch time for Apple in fight against $15 billion EU tax...

BRUSSELS/DUBLIN — Apple’s clash with EU competition regulators comes to a head on Wednesday as Europe’s second-highest court rules on whether it has to...

LinkedIn sued for spying on users with Apple device apps

Microsoft Corp.’s LinkedIn programmed its iPhone and iPad applications to divert sensitive information without users’ knowledge, according to a class-action lawsuit.

Tech companies suspend processing Hong Kong government data requests

Facebook Inc., Google Inc., and Twitter Inc. suspended processing government requests for user data in Hong Kong, they said on Monday, following China’s establishment of a sweeping new national security law for the semi-autonomous city.

Apple cancels some arcade games in strategy shift to keep subscribers

APPLE, INC. has shifted the strategy of its Apple Arcade gaming service, canceling contracts for some games in development while seeking other titles that it believes will better retain subscribers.

Apple will remove thousands of unlicensed iPhone games in China

Apple Inc. will start removing thousands of mobile games lacking government approval from its App Store in China next month, closing a loophole that the likes of Rockstar Games have relied on for years.

Apple lands first Golden Globe nominations; Netflix leads field

APPLE INC.’s television news drama The Morning Show scored three Golden Globe nominations on Monday, putting the iPhone maker in the running for its first major Hollywood awards as a new player in the crowded streaming entertainment market.

Netflix bets on anime to battle Disney, Apple in streaming wars

AS NETFLIX INC. prepares for a bruising battle against the Walt Disney Co. and Apple Inc. for streaming subscribers, it’s playing a card that may deliver enough of an edge to fend them off in Asia: Japanese anime.

High-tech gadgets for high-ranking executives

The demands of top executive posts can sometimes be too heavy to handle. But smart technological devices can help ease the workload. Here are...

Apple puts music streaming service on the Web, rivaling Spotify

APPLE INC. on Thursday launched its Apple Music service on the web, opening up access to users to who prefer a browser instead of an app.

Apple walked to $1 trillion; Amazon.com got there in a sprint

America went 242 years without a trillion-dollar company. Thirty-three days after getting the first, it now has two. And while Apple Inc. lumbered through the...

Huawei eyes smartphone lead after passing Apple

Shanghai, China -- China's Huawei on Friday said it could replace Samsung as the world's top smartphone maker by late next year, just days...

Huawei passes Apple in global market share for the first time

HUAWEI Technologies Co. pulled ahead of Apple, Inc. to claim the no. 2 position in global smartphone shipments in the second quarter just behind Samsung Electronics Co., solidifying the rise of Chinese competitors.

Huawei passes Apple in smartphone market share for the first time

Huawei Technologies Co. pulled ahead of Apple Inc. to claim the No. 2 position in global smartphone shipments in the second quarter just behind...

Facebook, Apple disagree on how to curb fake news for US...

APPLE and Facebook have figured out how to keep us glued to their devices and platforms. But they haven’t figured out how to curb the misinformation that plagued them during the 2016 election and have struggled to regain public trust. And now, in the run-up to the 2018 midterms, they certainly don’t agree on a solution.

Apple gets second supplier for OLED iPhone screens

Apple Inc. will soon land a second supplier for the organic light-emitting diode screens used in high-end iPhones, according to people familiar with the...

Apple partners with Oprah for original content push

APPLE INC. unveiled an original programming partnership with TV star and producer Oprah Winfrey, the iPhone maker’s biggest ally so far in a battle with Netflix Inc., Google and Amazon.com Inc. over the future of online video.

Apple to fuse iOS, Mac applications, making developer work go further

APPLE, INC. said it will combine the different software systems underpinning iPhone and Mac apps, creating a larger, more-attractive ecosystem for millions of developers.

Apple adds Isaac Asimov science fiction series to its television development...

LOS ANGELES — Isaac Asimov’s influential Foundation science fiction novels about the collapse and resurgence of a galactic empire are heading to Apple, Inc....

Apple said to start making chips for Mac in two years,...

APPLE, INC. is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers beginning as early as 2020, replacing processors from Intel Corp., according to...

Apple is said to work on touchless control, curved iPhone screen

Apple Inc. is working on touchless gesture control and curved screens for future iPhones, projects that may help the company differentiate its most-important product...

Apple grabs two-year lead in 3-D sensing race

MOST Android phones will have to wait until 2019 to duplicate the 3-D sensing feature behind Apple’s Face ID security, three major parts producers...

Apple to design iOS devices without Qualcomm parts

APPLE, INC. is designing iPhones and iPads for 2018 that don’t use components from Qualcomm, Inc. amid an escalating dispute between the companies, according...

Apple poised to release Steven Spielberg series in bigger move into...

APPLE, INC.’S plan to challenge Netflix, Inc. and Amazon.com, Inc. in the TV business just got a little bit clearer. The maker of the iPhone...

Good design is good business

By Nickky Faustine P. de Guzman Reporter Design is more than just the pursuit of what is pretty -- what it is pragmatic. Steve Jobs once...

Apple unveils iPhone X in bid to regain innovation lead

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA -- Apple, Inc. on Sept. 13 rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a glass and stainless steel device with an edge-to-edge display...

Google, Apple face off over augmented reality technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Alphabet, Inc.’s Google on Wednesday unveiled tools to make augmented reality apps for mobile devices using the Android operating system, setting...

Apple reshapes holiday shopping with bigger smartphones

HOLIDAY shoppers aren’t just abandoning crowded stores in favor of shopping online. They’re also putting aside tablets in favor of pushing the buy button...