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Google, Apple, Amazon give investors reason to fretFebruary 3, 2023 GMT
Wall Street had its eyes Friday on big tech after some of the biggest companies in the world posted lackluster quarterly financial performances.
That included Apple Inc.
Apple and Google app stores get thumbs down from White HouseFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is taking aim at Apple and Google for operating mobile app stores that it says stifle competition.
The finding is contained in a Commerce Department report released by the administration on Wednesday as President Joe Biden convened his competition council for an update on efforts to promote competition and lower prices.
Apple CEO Tim Cook to take more than 40% pay cutJanuary 13, 2023 GMT
Apple CEO Tim Cook will take a more than 40% pay cut this year from a year earlier as the company adjusts how it calculates his compensation partly based on a recommendation from Cook himself.
Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says quarterly profit up 78%January 12, 2023 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips for smartphones and other products, said Thursday its quarterly profit rose 78% over a year earlier but forecast weak demand this year.
Chevron, Toll Brothers fall; Generac Holdings risesDecember 28, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday:
Generac Holdings Inc., up $5.09 to $96.24.
The power generator maker gained ground in the wake of a winter storm that knocked out residential power across broad parts of the U.S.
Foxconn to ease COVID-19 curbs in Chinese iPhone factoryDecember 15, 2022 GMT
HONG KONG (AP) — The company that assembles Apple Inc.’s iPhones has announced it is easing COVID-19 restrictions at its largest factory in China that led thousands of workers to quit and drastically slowed production.
EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rulesDecember 1, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — A top European Union official warned Elon Musk on Wednesday that Twitter needs to beef up measures to protect users from hate speech, misinformation and other harmful content to avoid violating new rules that threaten tech giants with big fines or even a ban in the 27-nation bloc.
Apple, Hess fall; Wynn Resorts, Shopify riseNovember 28, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday:
Wynn Resorts Ltd., up $3.27 to $78.20.
The Chinese gambling haven of Macao tentatively renewed the casino operator's license, along with several others.
Arrival, Coupa Software rise; Apple, Activision fallNovember 25, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday:
Arrival SA, up 2 cents to 36 cents.
The electric vehicle maker said that F. Peter Cuneo has been appointed as interim CEO as Denis Sverdlov steps down.
Foxconn apologizes for pay dispute at China factoryNovember 24, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — The company that assembles Apple Inc.’s iPhones apologized Thursday for a pay dispute that triggered employee protests at a factory where anti-virus controls have slowed production.
Employees complained Foxconn Technology Group changed the terms of wages offered to attract them to the factory in the central city of Zhengzhou.
Battle over the iPhone app store spills into appeals courtNovember 15, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and the company behind the popular video game Fortnite squared off Monday before three federal appellate judges who will render the next decision in a high-stakes battle over whether Apple created an illegal monopoly via its exclusive control of its iPhone app store.
Reports say China aiming for less disruptive COVID policiesNovember 4, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese officials are trying to quell an outcry over the death of a 3-year-old boy from a quarantined residential compound that added to public anger at anti-virus controls that have confined millions of people to their homes.
Shanghai Disney guests kept in closed park for virus testingNovember 1, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — Visitors to Shanghai Disneyland were temporarily blocked from leaving as part of virus testing that extended to more than 400,000 people, the city government announced Tuesday.
The park closed Monday for testing of staff and visitors, Walt Disney Co.
Shanghai Disney guests kept in closed park for virus testingNovember 1, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — Shanghai Disneyland was closed and visitors temporarily kept in the park for virus testing, the city government announced, while social media posts said some amusements kept operating for guests who were blocked from leaving.
Workers leave iPhone factory in Zhengzhou amid COVID curbsOctober 31, 2022 GMT
HONG KONG (AP) — Workers who assemble Apple Inc.’s new iPhone have walked out of their factory in northern China to avoid COVID-19 curbs after some coworkers were quarantined following a virus outbreak.
Workers leave iPhone factory in Zhengzhou amid COVID curbsOctober 30, 2022 GMT
HONG KONG (AP) — Workers in a manufacturing facility in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou appear to have left to avoid COVID-19 curbs, with many traveling on foot for days after an unknown number of employees were quarantined in the facility after a virus outbreak.
Apple’s revenue and profit edge up despite slowing economyOctober 27, 2022 GMT
Apple managed to boost both its sales and profit during a summertime quarter that depressed the fortunes of most other major tech companies, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the iPhone maker will be immune to a potential recession.
Take note: Utah Jazz may have lost their hashtag to AppleOctober 18, 2022 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Take note: The Utah Jazz evidently need a new hashtag.
The team's long-used hashtag — #TakeNote — was used by Apple CEO Tim Cook in a tweet on Tuesday, accompanied by an Apple logo emoji.
Smartphone maker Foxconn unveils EV for Taiwan brand YulonOctober 18, 2022 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The company that assembles smartphones for Apple Inc. and other global brands unveiled an electric SUV on Tuesday that will be produced for a Taiwanese automaker under a similar contract model.
Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says quarterly profit $8.8 billionOctober 13, 2022 GMT
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips for smartphones and other products, said Thursday that its quarterly profit rose 79.7% over a year earlier to a record $8.8 billion amid surging demand.
Today in History: October 5, Truman speaks on TVOctober 5, 2022 GMT
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Apple Inc will manufacture iPhone 14 in IndiaSeptember 26, 2022 GMT
NEW DELHI (AP) — Apple Inc. will make its iPhone 14 in India, the company said on Monday, as manufacturers shift production from China amid geopolitical tensions and pandemic restrictions that have disrupted supply chains for many industries.
Ford shuffles management, seeks new global supply chain headSeptember 22, 2022 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is restructuring its vehicle development and supply chain operations, shuffling multiple executives just days after announcing that it would build up to 45,000 vehicles with parts missing due to shortages.
Apple maintains prices on new iPhones despite inflationSeptember 7, 2022 GMT
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s latest line-up of iPhones will boast better cameras, faster processors, and a longer lasting battery — all at the same prices as last year’s models, despite inflationary pressure that has driven up the cost of many other everyday items.
Don’t dawdle with latest iPhone update. Here’s why and howAugust 19, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple regularly issues updates to the software powering the iPhone, and sometimes it’s OK to dawdle when it comes to installing them. But that’s not the case with its latest — an upgrade that Apple released Wednesday to close a security hole that could allow hackers to seize control of iPhones and several other popular Apple products.
Jobs’ Apple-1 computer prototype auctioned for nearly $700KAugust 19, 2022 GMT
BOSTON (AP) — An authenticated Apple-1 Computer prototype from the mid-1970s has sold at auction for nearly $700,000.
The prototype was used by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in 1976 to demonstrate the Apple-1 to Paul Terrell, owner of The Byte Shop in Mountain View, California, one of the first personal computer stores in the world, Boston-based RR Auction said in a statement.
Apple still thriving as economy slows, despite 3Q profit dipJuly 28, 2022 GMT
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s profit slipped during the past quarter, but the world’s largest technology company is holding up better than many of its peers as the economy teeters on the edge of a recession.
Apple: Fiscal Q3 Earnings SnapshotJuly 28, 2022 GMT
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) _ Apple Inc. (AAPL) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $19.44 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Cupertino, California-based company said it had net income of $1.20.
Democrats widen scrutiny of tech over abortion data privacyJuly 22, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic representatives are widening their scrutiny into the role of tech companies in collecting the personal data of people who may be seeking an abortion, as lawmakers, regulators and the Biden administration grapple with the aftermath of the Supreme Court ruling last month ending the constitutional protections for abortion.
Russia fines Apple for violating data storage lawJuly 12, 2022 GMT
A Moscow court on Tuesday fined Apple 2 million rubles (about $34,000) for refusing to store the personal data of Russian users on servers in Russia, part of government efforts to control online activity.
Impassioned Biden signs order on abortion accessJuly 8, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the “extreme” Supreme Court majority that ended a constitutional right to abortion and delivered an impassioned plea for Americans upset by the decision to “vote, vote, vote vote” in November.
Biden awards Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, GiffordsJuly 8, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday presented the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including gymnast Simone Biles, the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican whom Biden served with in the Senate, and gun-control advocate Gabby Giffords.
Apple to add ‘lockdown’ safeguard on iPhones, iPads, MacsJuly 6, 2022 GMT
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple said it will roll out a “lockdown" option for iPhones, iPads and Mac computers intended to protect against spyware unleashed by state-sponsored hackers — although enabling that protection will also make these devices less useful.
Biden to award Medal of Freedom to Biles, McCain, GiffordsJuly 3, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S.
Grads of first US Apple Developer Academy feted in DetroitJune 30, 2022 GMT
DETROIT (AP) — The inaugural class of the Detroit Apple Developer Academy, a free program that teaches students the fundamentals of coding, design, marketing and project management, celebrated its unique accomplishment during a ceremony Thursday.
Business Highlights: Wall Street rally, airlines’ criticismJune 24, 2022 GMT
Stocks rally, driving Wall Street to a rare winning week
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks racked up more gains on Wall Street Friday, as the S&P 500 had its best day in two years and just its second winning week in the last 12 to provide a bit of relief from the market’s brutal sell-off this year.
After Roe, Dems seek probe of tech’s use of personal dataJune 24, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Supreme Court ending the constitutional protections for abortion, four Democratic lawmakers are asking federal regulators to investigate Apple and Google for allegedly deceiving millions of mobile phone users by enabling the collection and sale of their personal data to third parties.
Maryland Apple workers face hurdles after vote to unionizeJune 19, 2022 GMT
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The historic vote by employees of a Maryland Apple store to unionize — a first for the technology giant — is a significant step in a lengthy process that labor experts say is heavily stacked against workers in favor of their employers.
Apple workers vote to unionize at Maryland storeJune 19, 2022 GMT
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Apple store employees in a Baltimore suburb voted to unionize by a nearly 2-to-1 margin Saturday, a union said, joining a growing push across U.S.
EU beefs up disinformation code amid Russia fake news fearsJune 16, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The European Union is beefing up its code of practice on disinformation by enlisting more tech companies beyond Google, Twitter and Facebook parent Meta and adding measures to prevent online purveyors of fake news from profiting.
Apple offers glimpse at upcoming changes to iPhone softwareJune 6, 2022 GMT
Apple on Monday provided a peek at upcoming tweaks to the software that powers more than 1 billion iPhones and rolled out two laptops that will be the first available with the next generation of a company-designed microprocessor.
Business Highlights: Twitter deal doubts, stocks end higherJune 6, 2022 GMT
Musk threatens to walk away from Twitter deal
DETROIT (AP) — Elon Musk is threatening to end his $44 billion agreement to buy Twitter, accusing the company of refusing to give him information about its spam bot accounts.
Social media hammered by mounting questions over advertisingMay 24, 2022 GMT
Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending, political ads and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening, depending on which Elon Musk tweet you read.
With Roe in doubt, some fear tech surveillance of pregnancyMay 18, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — When Chandler Jones realized she was pregnant during her junior year of college, she turned to a trusted source for information and advice.
“I couldn’t imagine before the Internet, trying to navigate this,” said Jones, 26, who graduates Tuesday from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Business Highlights: Dip in inflation, Musk’s contradictionsMay 11, 2022 GMT
US inflation dips from 4-decade high but still causing pain
WASHINGTON (AP) — Inflation eased slightly in April after months of relentless increases but remained near a four-decade high, making it hard for millions of American households to keep up with surging prices.
Google adopts an Apple-like approach for its Pixel productsMay 11, 2022 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google on Wednesday took a big step toward pushing its Pixel product line-up down a road already paved by Apple and its array of trendsetting devices.
The latest additions to its six-year-old Pixel brand will include Google’s first smartwatch that draws upon the features and expertise it has gained from last year’s $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness gadget maker Fitbit.
Business Highlights: Amazon union rejection, Fed’s fightMay 2, 2022 GMT
Amazon workers in NYC reject union in a reversal of fortune
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon warehouse workers overwhelmingly rejected a union bid on Monday, dealing a blow to organizers who last month pulled off the first successful U.S.
European Union moves forward in antitrust case against AppleMay 2, 2022 GMT
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union stepped up its antitrust case against Apple on Monday, accusing the company of abusing its dominant position by limiting access to technologies allowing contactless payment.
Apple delivers strong quarter, but warns of trouble aheadApril 28, 2022 GMT
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple on Thursday reported strong quarterly results despite supply shortages, but warned that its growth slowdown is likely to deepen. The company said it's still struggling to get enough chips to meet demand and contending with COVID-related shutdowns at factories in China that make iPhones and other products.
Apple: Fiscal Q2 Earnings SnapshotApril 28, 2022 GMT
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) _ Apple Inc. (AAPL) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $25.01 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Cupertino, California-based company said it had net income of $1.52.
Shares of Facebook parent Meta soar despite growth slowdownApril 27, 2022 GMT
Facebook parent Meta's first quarter profit and its count of daily users jumped past Wall Street's expectations despite the company's slowest revenue growth since going public a decade ago. Shares were up sharply in after-hours trading.
Accused stalker of Apple CEO Tim Cook agrees to stay awayMarch 29, 2022 GMT
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A woman accused of harassing Apple CEO Tim Cook with pleas for sex and other crude suggestions before showing up at his Silicon Valley home in a threatening manner last October agreed to stay away from him for the next three years under an agreement approved Tuesday.
Apple Co-Founder Wozniak still looking for next big thingMarch 21, 2022 GMT
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has remained immersed in technology while also pursuing divergent interests since his 1985 departure from the revolutionary company he started with the late Steve Jobs.
Chinese virus cases climb, raise threat of trade disruptionMarch 15, 2022 GMT
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities on Tuesday tightened anti-virus controls at ports, raising the risk of trade disruptions after some auto and electronics factories shut down as the government fights coronavirus outbreaks.
Did Amazon violate federal laws? Lawmakers ask for DOJ probeMarch 9, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers followed through Wednesday on their threat to seek a criminal investigation of Amazon, asking the Justice Department to investigate whether the tech giant and senior executives obstructed Congress or violated other federal laws in testimony on its competition practices.
Apple’s new budget iPhone will be faster and more expensiveMarch 8, 2022 GMT
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its budget-priced iPhone that's capable of connecting to ultrafast 5G wireless networks, an upgrade that's already been available on the company’s upscale models for more than a year.
Today in HistoryMarch 7, 2022 GMT
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