Apple is ruffling features by collecting search and location data from OS X Yosemite users through Spotlight features that some argue should be off by default.
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Can search trends tell us whether Apple hobbles old iPhones to spur consumers into upgrading? Unsurprisingly, the answer is complex.
Google and Apple crack the top 20 in patents and the search giant has a slight edge in patents awarded.
The search giant is rushing to build a substantial hardware business in its pursuit of Apple. It risks alienating its shareholders.
Apple, in search of new product categories, has boosted its R&D spending 33 percent for the six months ending March 31.
One U.S. law enforcement agency is struggling to snoop on messages sent by Apple devices, claiming they "cannot be intercepted." But lack of transparency on Apple's part may mean the technology giant is facing an influx of search warrants — and yet we don't know about it.
Apple has offered a Java fix for users of one of its older OS X operating systems.
A group of Apple users in the UK have launched a legal case against Google after the search giant was found to have bypassed privacy settings in the Safari browser by U.S. authorities.
Samsung is looking to break into the Chinese market by supplying chips as Apple begins to loosen its dependence on the rival firm.
Samsung earned a minor victory in the Apple legal battle with a federal court reversing the Galaxy Nexus ban and unified search limitation.
The removal of the ability to search for web and local content at once appears to be a pre-emptive move, given that Apple has used the same patent to win an injunction against the Galaxy Nexus
Commodities company Jiangsu Xuebao sues Apple for knowingly infringing its Snow Leopard trademark in China, seeking US$79,000 and apology as compensation.
Apple's trying to get users to upgrade to Lion (which costs $30) and in the big picture iCloud, because MobileMe is riding off into the sunset in June.
Most modern Macs have Java installed, so they could be vulnerable to the Flashback. While Apple posted a security fix for Mac OS X Lion and Mac OS X Snow Leopard, there are many millions of Macs running older software. Still there's an easy way to prevent a Java drive-by attack, besides pulling the plug.
The FTC has subpoenaed Apple over use of Google as the iPhone's and iPad's default search engine, as the regulator continues its inquiry into the search giant's business practices.
Apple will soon have far more information about Android and Google's Motorola Mobility acquisition than the search giant would like.
Does Apple even have one? It turns out that Cupertino does indeed have a Facebook Page, but it's not very easy to find. If you search for "Apple" instead of "Apple Inc." you won't find it.
It remains to be seen is whether Google can a) truly integrate systems like Apple and b) wow customers and partners to bank on the search giant with a showcase.
Patch Thursday for Mac OS X.
Siri is emerging as Apple's game-changer that could put serious pressure on Google. But, first Apple needs to figure out web search integration.
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