Smartphone Sales to Rise Only 3.1% in 2016
Research firm IDC cuts its growth forecast from 5.7% and predicts a steeper decline in iPhone sales than originally expected.
Corporates’ Cash Pile Rises To $1.68T
Cash holdings were up 1.8% from the year prior, with the technology sector accounting for a record 46% of total cash in 2015.
Apple’s Shares Rise on News of Buffett Stake
The renowned value investor's rare bet on a tech company suggests he saw a buying opportunity in the stock's sharp decline since last summer.
Apple Makes $1B Investment in China’s Uber
The move comes as Apple's core iPhone business is maturing — and investors speculate it is developing a self-driving car.
Mobile App Installs Climb to $156 Billion in 2015
A new survey sees a maturing market, with the growth of installs and direct revenue slowing by the end of the decade.
WhatsApp Strengthens Privacy Wall for Users
With full end-to-end encryption, the instant message service has firmly aligned itself against law enforcement efforts to access communications.
Foxconn to Acquire Japan’s Sharp for $3.5B
The Taiwanese firm uses Sharp screens in the iPhones it manufactures, and the deal could increase its leverage with Apple.
Mac Computers Hit by First Ransomware Attack
Apple has taken steps to prevent further infections with a malware that asks victims to pay ransom of 1 bitcoin, or about $400.
Gee, 20: No New Currency Deal, China Devalues Yuan
China's move, just two days after saying it would not devalue its currency, is unfortunately business as usual.
Apple Not Budging in Fight Over Data With FBI
The company says a government panel should review the issues raised by the dispute over access to a terrorist's iPhone.
Apple, FBI Face off Over Access to Killer’s iPhone
The company is opposing a court order requiring it to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino mass shooters.