Samsung ordered to pay Apple $290 million in patent case

Nov 22, 2013

Samsung ordered to pay Apple $290 million in patent case

A U.S. federal jury Thursday ordered Samsung to pay $290 million in damages to Apple in a partial retrial of a blockbuster patent case involving the two smartphone giants. The award revises the $450 million in damages that was originally granted in the landmark ...

NTT Docomo to start selling the iPad

Nov 20, 2013

NTT Docomo to start selling the iPad

NTT Docomo Inc. will start selling Apple Inc.’s iPad tablet computer soon, a senior official at the mobile phone carrier said Wednesday. The company will offer the product “in the not-too-distant future,” Senior Executive Vice President Kazuto Tsubouchi said. It will do so by ...

Refinements add up in new Mac OS system

| Oct 25, 2013

Refinements add up in new Mac OS system

by Anick Jesdanun

There isn’t one thing that jumps out with Apple’s new Mac operating system, known as Mavericks — and that’s a good thing. Mavericks has plenty of modest refinements that add up to a system well worth the upgrade, even if Apple weren’t giving it ...

Oct 15, 2013

Apple head-hunts Burberry CEO

British luxury fashion group Burberry said Tuesday long-serving chief executive Angela Ahrendts will step down next year to take up a newly created position with Apple. Burberry chief creative officer Christopher Bailey will take over from the 53-year-old U.S. national, adding chief executive to ...

Privacy analysts question iPhone fingerprint scanner

Sep 23, 2013

Privacy analysts question iPhone fingerprint scanner

One of the highlights of the iPhone 5S, the fingerprint scanner, is facing two concerns that may take a little shine off Apple’s cool new feature. Privacy advocates have raised concerns over how Apple plans to handle this highly sensitive data. And many consumers ...