Joe Dermody reflects on 40 years of Apple in Ireland.
Mon, 10 Feb, 2020
Apple has asked its largest suppliers to consider the costs of shifting 15% to 30% of its output from China to south-east Asia in a dramatic shake-up of its production chain, Japan’s Nikkei newspaper has reported.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Saritha Rai Foxconn is within weeks of starting trial production of the latest iPhones in India as Apple seeks to revive its fortunes in the country.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
US stocks were hit sideways as the so-called Faang shares, which include Facebook, Apple, and Netflix, dropped amid lingering concern about US and China trade tensions.
Tue, 11 Sep, 2018
Laptops with two screens, smart cooking, and Polaroid’s comeback star at show, writes Noel Campion
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
A US jury has decided that Samsung must pay Apple $539m (€462m) in damages in the latest twist of a legal battle that began in 2011.
Sat, 26 May, 2018
The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
Apple's stash of cash is growing - and so is the possibility that the world's most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that will expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
iPhone sales continue to slow as Apple's latest financial results revealed a 5% drop in sales when compared to the same quarter of 2015.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2016
The US justice department cannot use a 227-year-old law to force Apple to provide the FBI with access to locked iPhone data, a judge ruled.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
The Apple Watch will be formally unveiled today, with Apple chief Tim Cook set to confirm key details including the price and launch date of Apple’s first wearable.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015
Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a determined effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the service in China.
Wed, 22 Oct, 2014
Apple has launched its first smartwatch as well as a new enlarged iPhone, called the iPhone 6 Plus.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2014
Apple is set to unveil the latest generation of iPhone.
Tue, 09 Sep, 2014
Apple is planning to add more security measures to help protect its users following a celebrity photo hacking incident.
Fri, 05 Sep, 2014
Apple’s stock has touched a new high, reflecting investors’ renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook’s ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2014
Apple is banning the use of two potentially hazardous chemicals during the final assembly of iPhones and iPads in the company’s latest commitment to protect the factory workers who build its trendy devices.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
A monitor looking at Apple’s anti-monopoly policies can resume his work but must stick to strict limits spelled out by the judge who appointed him, an appeal court panel has said.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2014
Apple unveiled its first budget iPhone today as it revealed it would introduce two new devices to its range.
Tue, 10 Sep, 2013
Apple has applied for a trademark in Japan amid rumours that it may be developing a smart watch.
Tue, 02 Jul, 2013
A US judge has erased nearly half of the $1bn in damages that a jury decided that Samsung Electronics should pay Apple in a high-profile trial over the smartphone and tablet computer patents.
Sat, 02 Mar, 2013
Apple boss Tim Cook promised “great stuff” on the way as he sought to reassure shareholders worried about the company’s sagging stock price.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
Apple has agreed to give more than US$100 million (€76 million) in iTunes store credits to settle a lawsuit alleging that the iPhone and iPad maker improperly charged children for playing games on their mobile devices.
Tue, 26 Feb, 2013
Apple launched a new version of its iPad tablet today with double the memory space of its current largest model.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
Apple’s stock slipped below 500 dollars for the first time in 11 months as investors reacted to reports signalling the company’s latest iPhone is falling further behind sleek alternatives running Google’s Android software.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2013
Technology giant Apple may introduce a cheaper iPhone in a bid to reclaim some of the sales it has been losing to less expensive handsets running on Google’s Android software, according to a report published today.
Wed, 09 Jan, 2013
A judge has denied a legal request by Apple to ban US sales of Samsung smartphone models that a jury said illegally used its technology.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2012
A Tokyo court has dismissed Apple’s claim that Samsung had infringed on its patent – the latest ruling in the global legal battle over smartphones that pits the two technology titans against each other.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2012
Bitter rival Samsung faced two options to compete in the booming mobile phone market after Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone to critical acclaim in 2007 - innovate or copy, an Apple lawyer told a US court.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
Lawyers for technology giants Apple and Samsung will fire the first shots in the firms' "rip-off" court battle today.
Tue, 31 Jul, 2012
More consumers are buying the least expensive versions of Apple’s iPhones and iPads, a new phenomenon that is causing the company’s breakneck growth rate to slow.
Wed, 25 Jul, 2012
Apple uses subsidiaries in Ireland, the Netherlands and other low-tax nations in a strategy that enables the technology giant to cut its global tax bill by billions every year, a report says.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2012
A surge in Galaxy smartphone sales fuelled earnings at Samsung Electronics to a record high in the first quarter, usually a tough season for the global consumer electronics industry, outshining handset rivals such as Nokia Corp.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2012
Technology giant Apple’s famous penchant for secrecy remained intact today as the company’s shops were closed and employees were tight-lipped about a private memorial service to celebrate the life of company co-founder Steve Jobs.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2011
Computer firm Apple is to close its shops while it holds a memorial service for employees to celebrate the life of company co-founder and former chief executive Steve Jobs.
Steve Jobs, the Apple founder who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, has died at the age of 56.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
Apple boss Steve Jobs sparked new speculation about his health after announcing a second medical leave of absence in two years.
Tue, 18 Jan, 2011
Apple said that net income for the most recent quarter soared 70% on strong sales of iPhones, though iPad sales fell short of expectations.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010
A US judge says a monopoly abuse lawsuit against Apple and AT&T’s mobile phone unit can go ahead as a class action.
Mon, 12 Jul, 2010
Voting No again to the Lisbon Treaty could damage Ireland’s chances of attracting foreign investment and new jobs, Foreign Affairs Minister Micheal Martin has warned.
Thu, 23 Jul, 2009
Software giant Apple said today that iPod music players sold in 2005 and 2006 can, on rare occasions overheat, fail and deform because of a battery defect traced to a single supplier.
Wed, 20 Aug, 2008
Apple Computer Inc today recalled 1.8 million Sony-built laptop batteries that could overheat and catch fire.
Thu, 24 Aug, 2006
French politicians today approved an online copyright bill that would require Apple to break open the exclusive format behind its market-leading iTunes music store and iPod players.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2006
French rescuers today discovered the body of a skier killed by an avalanche in the French Alps, the sixth victim of deadly snowslides in the area in the last few days.
Mon, 02 Jan, 2006
Apple has introduced a a tiny iPod that starts at €79 and a bargain computer the size of a paperback book.
Wed, 12 Jan, 2005
A new internet virus was spreading fast throughout Asia, Australia and Europe but computer security experts were divided on the seriousness of the threat from the “Bagle” worm, and reckoned home users were most at risk.
Tue, 20 Jan, 2004
Apple Computer has tightened the music-sharing feature in its jukebox software after some Macintosh owners used it to swap songs over the Internet.
Thu, 29 May, 2003
Experts say a new version has emerged of the Melissa virus which crashed computer networks in 1999 by clogging up e-mail systems.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2001
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