Apple Inc. http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23988/all en UPDATE 5-Apple's iPhone disappointment fans doubt on growth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-apple-revenue-misses-again-iphone-disappoints <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* iPhone disappointment spurs fears of slowing growth * Investors worry about 2013 pipeline * Loses $50 bln of market value after hours as shares tank By Poornima Gupta SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Apple Inc missed Wall Street's revenue forecast for the third straight quarter after iPhone sales came in below expectations, fanning fears that its dominance of consumer electronics is slipping.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-apple-revenue-misses-again-iphone-disappoints" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Business Computer hardware Computing Electronics Entertainment ITunes Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:15:48 +0000 5738574 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple co-founder Wozniak says parts of Jobs film 'totally wrong' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/apple-co-founder-wozniak-says-parts-jobs-film-totally-wrong <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Reuters) - Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says a new movie about late chairman Steve Jobs appears to misrepresent aspects of their personalities and their early vision for the company.</p> <p>Wozniak made his comments ahead of the premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah later on Friday of "jOBS," starring Ashton Kutcher in the title role. It is the first of two feature films about the legendary Apple entrepreneur who died in 2011 at age 56.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/apple-co-founder-wozniak-says-parts-jobs-film-totally-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. Computing Human Interest Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 21:00:30 +0000 5739623 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-First Steve Jobs movie gets red carpet premiere http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-first-steve-jobs-movie-gets-red-carpet-premiere <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Ashton Kutcher says honored but terrified to play Jobs</p> <p>* 'jOBS' traces 30 defining years of late Apple chairman</p> <p>* Received applause from audience after premiere</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>PARK CITY, Utah, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The first movie about Apple's legendary co-founder got a warm reception at its world premiere on Friday, just 15 months after Steve Jobs' death.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/update-1-first-steve-jobs-movie-gets-red-carpet-premiere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. Computing Entertainment Human Interest Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 02:30:26 +0000 5739734 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-INSIGHT-Apple's grip on carriers, suppliers loosens http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/insight-apples-grip-carriers-suppliers-loosens <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Poornima Gupta and Noel Randewich SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 28 (Reuters) - Apple Inc's shareholders have been hit by one of the bloodiest weeks in the history of the stock, but wider fallout from such weakness might be more important to the long-term value of their investments. While Apple's iPhones, iPads and Macs remain gold standards, signs the company is losing some of its edge in the smartphone market suggest its clout with business partners could wane.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/insight-apples-grip-carriers-suppliers-loosens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc Apple Inc. Business Electronics Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 28 Jan 2013 21:15:43 +0000 5740740 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Microsoft launches new Office for consumers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-microsoft-launches-new-office-consumers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Rolls out online service for home users</p> <p>* Subscription costs $100 per year</p> <p>* No sign of Office for iPad</p> <p>By Bill Rigby</p> <p>SEATTLE, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp launched new Office software for home users on Tuesday, featuring constantly updated, online access to documents from all kinds of devices as the world's largest software company attempts to tailor its most profitable product to a mobile generation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-microsoft-launches-new-office-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. Business Computing Microsoft Corp Software Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:15:21 +0000 5741227 at http://www.globalpost.com 'jOBS' film stars regale Apple faithful at Macworld http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/jobs-film-stars-regale-apple-faithful-at-macworld <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hollywood actors Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad went before the Apple faithful on Thursday, sharing the terror and elation of portraying on screen the "two Steves" long revered by the cult of the Mac.</p> <p>The actors were at the Macworld Expo discussing the biopic "jOBS," set for release in theaters in April and which recently was screened at the Sundance Film Festival.</p> <p>Kutcher -- an Internet technology entrepreneur and investor -- plays the late Steve Jobs in the film, while Gad took on the role of Steve Wozniak.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/jobs-film-stars-regale-apple-faithful-at-macworld" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. Computing Entertainment Human Interest Technology AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:15:37 +0000 5742181 at http://www.globalpost.com 'jOBS' film stars regale Apple faithful at Macworld http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/jobs-film-stars-regale-apple-faithful-at-macworld-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hollywood actors Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad went before the Apple faithful on Thursday, sharing the terror and elation of portraying the "two Steves" long revered by the cult of the Mac.</p> <p>The stars were at the Macworld Expo discussing the biopic "jOBS," set for release in April and recently screened at the Sundance Film Festival.</p> <p>Kutcher -- an Internet technology entrepreneur and investor -- plays the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs while Gad took on the role of Steve Wozniak, the engineering wizard of the duo whose accomplishments changed the way people live.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/jobs-film-stars-regale-apple-faithful-at-macworld-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. Computing Entertainment Steve Jobs Technology AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:30:21 +0000 5742279 at http://www.globalpost.com Wickr app aims to safeguard online privacy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/wickr-app-aims-safeguard-online-privacy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Wickr co-founder Nico Sell is working toward "geek utopia," a world where people hold the power when it comes to who sees what they share on the Internet or from their phones.</p> <p>The startup's services -- giving users of Apple gadgets uncrackable communications that can self-destruct -- were beefed up this week, just in time for reports of cyber spies trying to snoop on Western journalists covering China.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/wickr-app-aims-safeguard-online-privacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. Computing Labor Software Technology AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 02:00:33 +0000 5743753 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple sells 25 billionth song at iTunes store http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/apple-sells-25-billionth-song-at-itunes-store <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Apple on Wednesday announced that the number of digital songs downloaded from its iTunes Store has topped 25 billion.</p> <p>The 25 billionth song bought from the online shop was a "Monkey Drums" remix by Chase Buch.</p> <p>Apple said that it was bought by a German man who will be getting a 10,000 euro iTunes gift card to celebrate the occasion.</p> <p>"We are grateful to our users whose passion for music over the past 10 years has made iTunes the number one music retailer in the world," Apple senior vice president Eddy Cue said in a release.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/apple-sells-25-billionth-song-at-itunes-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. ITunes Software AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 17:46:15 +0000 5747879 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple still has 'magic,' innovation, says CEO Cook http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/apple-still-has-magic-innovation-says-ceo-cook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Apple remains ahead of its rivals in the ability to innovate and "create magic" despite tougher competition in key sectors like smartphones and tablets, chief executive Tim Cook said Tuesday.</p> <p>Cook said Apple still has strong growth opportunities because of its ability to work simultaneously on hardware, software and services, brushing aside suggestions that Apple has passed its peak.</p> <p>"Apple has the ability to innovate in all three of these spheres and create magic," Cook said during a question-and-answer session at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/apple-still-has-magic-innovation-says-ceo-cook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Apple Inc. Business Computer hardware Computing Technology Tim Cook AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 18:00:47 +0000 5753756 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple still has 'magic,' innovation, says CEO Cook http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/apple-still-has-magic-innovation-says-ceo-cook-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Apple remains ahead of its rivals in the ability to innovate and "create magic" despite tougher competition in key sectors like smartphones and tablets, chief executive Tim Cook said Tuesday.</p> <p>Cook said Apple still has strong growth opportunities because of its ability to work simultaneously on hardware, software and services, brushing aside suggestions that Apple has passed its peak.</p> <p>"Apple has the ability to innovate in all three of these spheres and create magic," Cook said during a question-and-answer session at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/apple-still-has-magic-innovation-says-ceo-cook-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Apple Inc. Business Computer hardware Computing Technology Tim Cook AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:00:20 +0000 5753859 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Apple hit by hackers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/urgent-apple-hit-hackers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Apple on Tuesday said it was hit by hackers who wormed their way into the California company's system but evidently failed to steal any data.</p> <p>The maker of iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Macintosh computers said it is working with law enforcement officials to hunt down the hackers, who appeared tied to a series of recent cyber attacks on US technology firms.</p> <p>gc/jm</p> Apple Inc. Computer hardware Computing AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:16:23 +0000 5760354 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple hit by hackers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/apple-hit-hackers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Apple on Tuesday said it was hit by hackers who wormed their way into the California company's system but evidently failed to steal any data.</p> <p>The maker of iPhones, iPads, iPods, and Macintosh computers said it is working with law enforcement officials to hunt down the hackers, who appeared tied to a series of recent cyber attacks on US technology firms.</p> <p>"The malware was employed in an attack against Apple and other companies, and was spread through a website for software developers," Apple said in an email response to an AFP inquiry.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/apple-hit-hackers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. Computer hardware Computing Technology AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 19:46:09 +0000 5760377 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Google challenges Apple with high-end laptop PC http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/urgent-google-challenges-apple-high-end-laptop-pc <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Google on Thursday unveiled a touch-screen notebook computer designed for high-end PC users, throwing down a gauntlet for Apple and its MacBooks.</p> <p>Google said its Chrome Pixel computers blending tablet and laptop technology, boasting heavyweight Intel chips and screens tailored for rich graphics were released in the United States and Britain, starting at $1,299.</p> <p>gc/rl</p> Apple Inc. Computer hardware Computing Google AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:31:09 +0000 5762541 at http://www.globalpost.com Facebook apps for iPhone-iPad add free calls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/facebook-apps-iphone-ipad-add-free-calls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Facebook allowed users on Friday to make free calls to friends at the leading social network using its application tailored for iPhones or iPads.</p> <p>An updated Facebook "app" for the popular Apple mobile devices shows when friends are online and then gives the option of ringing them up by tapping an icon on the screen.</p> <p>Calls are routed over the Internet using telecom service data plans or connections to Wi-Fi hotspots. Facebook introduced a version of the feature earlier this year in its messenger program.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130222/facebook-apps-iphone-ipad-add-free-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Inc. Computing Facebook Software Technology AFP Sat, 23 Feb 2013 02:02:19 +0000 5763990 at http://www.globalpost.com