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Apple in 2018: Hitting $1 Trillion, Buybacks, and iPhone Concerns  Motley Fool

This was the year that Apple became the first U.S. company to reach a $1 trillion valuation.



Egypt says Apple is violating competition rules, has 60 days to act  AppleInsider

Apple and its regional distributor have 60 days to change how they do business in Egypt or face with legal corrective action by the Egyptian Competition ...


Apple says iPhones remain on sale in China following court injunction  TechCrunch

Apple has filed an appeal to overturn a court decision that could ban iPhone sales in China, the company said on Monday, adding that all of its models remain ...


Arrest of Huawei CFO could put Apple at risk of retaliatory action by China  9to5Mac

The arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on suspicion of breaching US sanctions on Iran could have implications for Apple, suggests ...


Apple, other US tech giants denounce Australian 'anti-encryption' bill  AppleInsider

Apple and a cadre of U.S. tech companies on Monday signed a letter condemning Australia's recent passage of a cybersecurity bill that bolsters law enforcement ...


Analysis | Apple Investors Find a Glimmer of Hope in Taiwan  Washington Post

Apple Inc. investors looking for any ray of hope may have found it in Taiwan. Shares of Apple have fallen more than a quarter since October on concern that ...


Comic: If Apple Really Cared About Privacy...  iMore

Welcome to this week's edition of The Pixel Project: a weekly comic from Diesel Sweeties' Rich Stevens on Apple, technology, and everything in between.


This Apple Supplier's Tough Times Shouldn’t Last Long  Motley Fool

Solid catalysts should help the chipmaker make a comeback.


Skydio R1 drone with Apple Watch control can now fly over water, more car-tracking modes added  9to5Mac

Skydio launched in Apple Stores and released an Apple Watch controller for its autonomous drone back in October. Today, the Skydio R1 drone is gaining new ...


Apple case underscores Chinese tech ties that bind  TimesLIVE

It is hard not to see tense U.S.-China situations these days though a trade-war prism. Such is the case with a Fuzhou court banning the sale of some Apple ...


Apple Is Making a Multi-Billion Dollar Mistake  The Motley Fool

The world has become clogged with quality *content*. Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) makes so much of it that it's hard to keep up, and Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) throws ...


Apple Pay launches in Germany with support for 15 banks and services  AppleInsider

Making good on promises to take Apple Pay live in Germany before year's end, Apple on Tuesday activated services of its mobile payments solution in the ...


How This Chinese Company Broke Apple's Smartphone Domination  The Motley Fool

China has been infamous for making low-priced knockoffs of Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhones. However, the country's smartphone manufacturers have come a ...


The action in Apple's stock tells you everything you need to know about this market, says Jim Cramer  CNBC

Jim Cramer argues that the market's lack of conviction is perfectly captured by the movements in shares of Apple.


Apple releasing first iOS 12.1.2 and watchOS 5.1.3 developer betas today with ‘bug fixes’  9to5Mac

[Update: Now available over-the-air with developer profiles installed. macOS 10.14.3 beta 1 and tvOS 12.1.2 beta 1 are also available for developers.] Apple is ...


Apple squid emoji is anatomically wrong for some reason  Fast Company

Thankfully, the squid scientists of the world have finally spoken up about Cupertino's faux pas.


Did Apple just save the market?  CNBC

As Apple goes, so goes the market? Is the growth trade back on? With CNBC's Joe Kernen and the Fast Money traders, Tim Seymour, Carter Worth, Steve ...


Audit backs Apple's denial of Chinese spy chips in servers  Engadget

If there have been any Chinese spy chips on Super Micro servers, they haven't been easy to find. The company has told customers that an independent audit ...


Amazon drops more Apple Deals: $249 iPads, $140 off 2018 MacBook Airs, $70 off Apple Watch  AppleInsider

With just two weeks to go in the holiday shopping season, Amazon has restocked some of its most popular Apple offerings and is offering them at the lowest ...


Apple appeals China's iPhone sales ban  Seeking Alpha

Apple (AAPL) has filed an appeal in China to overturn a sales ban on seven of its iPhone models, according to media reports. Shares legged back up an hour.


ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification available today on Apple Watch  Apple Newsroom

Starting today, the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 marks the first direct-to-consumer product that enables customers to take an electrocardiogram right from ...


A Foolish Take: Apple Loses the Wearables Crown to a Chinese Challenger  The Motley Fool

Xiaomi floods the market with cheap fitness trackers.


Apple Bordeaux store vandalized and robbed during French ‘yellow vest’ riots  The Verge

The Apple store in Bordeaux, France, was robbed and damaged on Saturday night by “yellow vest” protesters during mass street riots, as reported by ABC News ...


Monday Madness: Apple's Looking Pretty Bruised  TheStreet Tech

Apple, Verizon and Facebook are just some of the top stories on TheStreet. Here's what you're missing....AAPL.


Berkshire Hathaway Could Lose Money if Apple’s Stock Doesn’t Recover  Barron's

Warren Berkshire's equity portfolio has fallen by $18 billion since Sept. 30 as the stock market has sold off. The company's five largest holdings are Apple, Bank ...


Apple and Tesla: Jim Cramer Tells You Everything You Need to Know  TheStreet.com

Here's what you need to know about the day's news....AAPL.


Historically, This Is An Extremely Rare Buying Opportunity For Apple  Seeking Alpha

Through November, Apple lost 20% of its valuation, its trillion-dollar status, and its position as the world's most valuable public company. A series of concern.


Apple Shareholders Have Larger Legal Issues Than Qualcomm to Consider  TheStreet Tech

Antitrust action is being considered against Apple for its monopolistic practices in its AppStore, raising red flags for shareholders....QCOM.


Here’s the most recent update on money flows in Nvidia, Apple and Amazon  MarketWatch

If you want an edge in investing, you need to look at money flows from the smart money and the momo crowd.


Chinese companies are urging employees to boycott Apple and buy Huawei  CNN

The detention of a top Huawei executive is prompting some Chinese companies and business groups to call for workers to boycott products from US companies ...


Final hour: Apple's 2017 12.9" iPad Pro (512GB, WiFi) on sale for $799 ($350 off) for Green Monday  AppleInsider

While supplies last on Green Monday, B&H Photo is slashing the price of Apple's Mid 2017 12.9-inch iPad Pro with 512GB of space and Wi-Fi functionality.


Snatch Apple’s 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro for up to $1,200 off at B&H  Digital Trends

For Apple fans searching out a great deal on a new 15-inch MacBook Pro, B&H is offering the ultimate bargain with up to $1,200 off on two top-of-the-line ...


Dow Jones, Apple Stocks Recover; Why Huawei Is Trump Card In China Trade War  Investor's Business Daily

China's Apple iPhone ruling sent a message. President Donald Trump can use Huawei to extract major China trade war concessions, but he risks blowing up ...


Apple Offers $300 Trade-In To Boost iPhone Sales  Forbes

Adding to the signs that the newest iPhones are not meeting Apple's internal sales targets, let alone the lofty ambitions of significantly increasing the annual ...


Apple patent application describes AirPower privacy feature, support for different wireless charging standards  9to5Mac

While Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat is still nowhere to be found, a recently published patent application from the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office offers ...


Green Monday extended: Save up to $1300 on MacBooks, iPads, Apple Watches, iMacs, software & more  AppleInsider

With the countdown to Christmas reaching the two-week mark, retailers are offering last-minute deals on everything from the latest Apple hardware to software ...


You can now buy Apple’s $29 USB-C fast chargers  The Verge

It's been a long time coming. Apple has neglected fast charging accessories for its iPad and iPhone products for at least two years now. The new $29, 19W ...


Apple presents the best of 2018  Apple Newsroom

Apple reveals its 2018 global top charts and selects from our editors across apps, music, podcasts, books, TV and movies.


Tech Stocks This Week: Apple's New App, Facebook's Repurchase Program, and More  The Motley Fool

Volatility continued to be the main narrative in the stock market this week, with the S&P 500 falling 4.6%. Tech stocks continue to see outsize losses, with the ...


Dow Jones Falls On Apple Stock Sell-Off; Tesla Stock Up  Investor's Business Daily

The Nasdaq was volatile Monday, while the Dow Jones industrial lagged, falling 200 points. Apple stock continued to sell-off, while Tesla stock rallied.


Apple acquires music company Platoon to bolster original music  Mashable

As part of what appears to a be series of moves to grow Apple Music, Apple has acquired Platoon, a London-based company that discovers and develops artists.


ECG feature in Apple Watch is already saving lives [u]  AppleInsider

The electrocardiogram function of the Apple Watch Series 4 went live as part of the watchOS 5.1.2 update released on Thursday is already proving its ...


Apple testing USB security key support for Safari  AppleInsider

Apple's latest Safari Technology Preview includes support for the WebAuthentication API, which allows users to validate website login credentials via hardware ...


Apple Uptrend Intact Despite Steep Decline  Investopedia

Apple stock is trading well above long-term support levels despite losing more than 60 points in the past two months.


This Apple deal is even better than anything we saw on Black Friday  BGR

Apple Stores never have good sales. Ever. The closest Apple comes to a decent sale is on Black Friday, when the company offers gift cards with certain ...


Documenting the overlooked craft of temporary Apple stores  9to5Mac

No retailer wants to close a store — even temporarily. Closures mean lost sales, disruptions to *service*, and a negative customer experience. As Apple's stores ...


Apple brings coding education to more students for Computer Science Education Week  Apple Newsroom

Apple today unveiled new resources designed to bring coding education through the Everyone Can Code program to even more people.


Apple's New iPhones Omit 5G Says Bloomberg  Forbes

Apple's new iPhones suffer from a potentially deal-breaking problem...


Apple's Sitting Out the 5G Party — It's the Right Move  Tom's Guide

The rest of the smartphone world may be amping up for 5G's launch in 2019, but Apple's iPhone will reportedly sit this one out. Here's why that's unlikely to hurt ...


Apple and Alphabet erase their gains for the year  CNBC

Two of the biggest tech companies erased their gains for the year at Friday's close. Apple and Google parent company Alphabet are now both down less than a ...


Bordeaux Apple store robbed and vandalized in French riots  9to5Mac

Apple Sainte-Catherine in Bordeaux, France was robbed and looted Saturday night by French “yellow vest” protestors. The vandals smashed the store's ...


Apple's HomePod is back to its Black Friday price of $250 at Target  CNET en Espanol

That's $100 off the retail price you'd pay at the Apple Store.


Apple Pay likely launching in Germany as soon as tomorrow after recent ‘coming soon’ update  9to5Mac

Apple announced last month that Apple Pay is 'coming soon' in Germany after launching in the United States in 2014. While there was no specific date ...


Apple's 2019 iPhones will be pretty boring, analyst predicts  The INQUIRER

DON'T GO GETTING too excited about next year's iPhones, as they'll allegedly look a whole lot like Apple's current lineup. So says analyst Anne Lee of ...


Apple's 2019 iPhones May Have In-Display Touch ID  Forbes

Insider information reveals Apple's next iPhone design brings back a beloved technology from the past...


Apple's squid emoji is wrong  Quartz

Emojis are a fabulous shorthand, but they're not without their flaws. This week, the Monterey Bay Aquarium tweeted that Apple's squid emoji had been ...


Weak iPhone Performance Wipes Out Apple's Landmark Achievement  Forbes

Apple was the world's first trillion-dollar company, expanding into a *service* based revenue model, with three new iPhones on the way. Then it moved out of the ...


A new report suggests that Apple’s updated AirPods will come in early 2019  The Verge

Apple might finally be releasing an upgraded version of its AirPods in the first quarter of 2019, and and might redesign the device for 2020. A new report from ...


Apple Champs-Élysées now open in Paris  Apple Newsroom

Apple Champs-Élysées opened this afternoon in Paris, welcoming thousands of customers along the world-famous shopping street.


Should you pick Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant or Apple’s Siri?  The Denver Post

Sure, you could chose a smart speaker based on sound or price. The go-to gadget gift of the season is available from Amazon, Apple and Google with better ...


Is Streaming Video a Smart Move for Apple?  The Motley Fool

The company has backed off plans for a live-TV streaming *service*, but still hopes to compete in the on-demand space.


Apple launches app development program to support women entrepreneurs  Apple Newsroom

Apple announces the launch of its Entrepreneur Camp, a first-of-its-kind initiative for women-owned startups and female entrepreneurs.


Green Monday deal: Apple's high-end 1TB 2018 15" MacBook Pro for $2899 ($300 off)  AppleInsider

Exclusively for AI readers, B&H Photo is taking $300 off Apple's high-end Mid 2018 15-inch MacBook Pro. Pick up the 1TB model with an upgraded processor ...


Apple Champs-Élysées to open on famed Parisian avenue this Sunday  Apple Newsroom

Apple today announced its latest retail location, Apple Champs-Élysées, paying tribute to Paris's rich history and creativity.


Shot on iPhone XR: Users share portraits, landscapes and more  Apple Newsroom

Photographers around the world are capturing stunning images with iPhone XR, the newest member of the iPhone family. iPhone XR features an ...


Apple Loop: iPhone Sales Are Falling, Apple Starts Carrier Discounts, iPhone X Returns  Forbes

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop includes falling iPhone sales, Apple cuts iPhone XR pricing, the return of the ...


Qualcomm Differentiates Itself And Smartphone Partners From Apple And Huawei With The Snapdragon 855  Forbes

I spent last week in Maui attending Qualcomm's annual Snapdragon Technology Summit. As I have said before, Qualcomm is the mobile conductor of 5G, and ...


Apple's stock rout starts and ends with the iPhone  CNBC

Apple's stock, once a safe haven from market turmoil, is more than 20 percent below all-time highs and clinging to modest year-to-date gains.


Reminder: Apple's $29 iPhone battery replacement program ends December 31  AppleInsider

The so-called "batterygate" drama in 2017 resulted in an apology of sorts and a reduced cost iPhone battery replacement program. But, if you need one you'd ...


What Apple's iPhone Production Cuts Mean for Intel  Motley Fool

Chip giant Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) has long been a supplier of microprocessors to Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) in support of the latter's Mac family of personal ...


Scientific community up in tentacles over Apple's 'upside down' squid emoji  AppleInsider

Apple's artistic decisions have once again landed the company in hot water, this time with scientists who take issue with the tech giant's emoji rendition of a ...


Apple estimates cut again amid fears of sluggish iPhone demand  CNBC

Another Wall Street firm has cut expectations for Apple amid fears of soft smartphone and overall iPhone demand. Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Walkley ...


Apple releases new Beddit sleep tracker  The Verge

Apple has released the first Beddit sleep tracker since acquiring the Finnish company in 2017, via CNET. The Beddit 3.5 Sleep Monitor is a thin sensor strip that ...


The forbidden words Apple employees aren’t allowed to say  MyBroadband

Apple's “Genius” technical support employees base their interactions with customers around the Genius Training Student Workbook, which focuses on the use…


Monterey Bay Aquarium takes Apple to task for its backward squid emoji  The Verge

Apple's 2016 squid emoji is stirring up issues within the scientific community following a tweet from Monterey Bay Aquarium. Its siphon is actually upside down.


Apple confirms its T2 security chip blocks some third-party repairs of new Macs  The Verge

Apple's annual October hardware event wrapped late last month with the announcements of a new MacBook Air and a revamped Mac mini. Both computers, like ...


Apple's HomePod Is Heading to China  The Motley Fool

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) subsidiary Google may dominate the global smart speaker market, but ...


A 17-year-old just designed an iPhone lock screen that might be better than Apple’s  BGR

Apple's iOS platform has certainly come a long way over the past decade. It started as a bare bones mobile operating system intended to simply the smartphone ...


Apple releases its first Beddit sleep monitoring device  Engadget

Apple hasn't ditched, killed or forgotten Beddit. The tech giant has finally released the first Beddit sleep monitoring device since it purchased the company in...


Claps and cheers: Apple stores' carefully managed drama  The Guardian

Those 'geniuses' in the bright, sleek Apple store are underpaid, overhyped and characters in a well-managed fiction story.


The HIV-positive caregivers working to end AIDS in Africa  Apple Newsroom

Dotty Nyambok is an HIV Counselor at the Embakasi Health Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. She is halfway through her list of patients when two girls walk in.


Apple launches online store for active military and veterans with discounted pricing  USA TODAY

Apple is giving 10 percent discounts on most products in its new dedicated online store for active military members, veterans and their families.


Cramer's game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility  CNBC

Jim Cramer goes over his game plan for the week ahead and tells investors to expect more volatility.


Apple’s new holiday ad is a heartwarming, Pixar-inspired animated short  The Verge

Apple's new holiday commercial is fully animated, and it's absolutely adorable. The company's MacBook line makes an appearance, but the message isn't about ...


Apple granted patent for interchangeable ‘universal’ AirPods with biometrics and improved fit  9to5Mac

A new patent granted to Apple today reveals some of the potential new features we could see in future AirPods. The most interesting part of the filing involves ...


Apple Stock Has Less Upside, Says Morgan Stanley  Barron's

Analyst Katy Huberty lowered her price target to $236 from $253, predicting that more consumers in the Asian country will hold on to their iPhones longer.


Apple Suppliers Suffer With Uncertainty Around iPhone Demand  The Wall Street Journal

Lower-than-expected demand for Apple's new iPhones and the company's decision to offer more models have created turmoil along its supply chain and made it ...


Apple vs. Microsoft -- The Battle for World's Largest Market Cap  The Motley Fool

The Apple-Microsoft rivalry is getting a gritty modern reboot as both companies battle for that $1 trillion market cap.


Tim Cook: Hate has 'no place' on Apple's platforms  CNN

"We only have one message for those who seek to push hate, division and violence: You have no place on our platforms," Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday, ...


Apple considering offline mode for Siri that could process voice locally on an iPhone  AppleInsider

Apple wants Siri to become more useful to users when not connected to the internet, including the possibility of an offline mode that does not rely on a backend ...


Best Apple Deals for Christmas 2018  Tom's Guide

Update Dec. 10: Apple's 2018 iPad and MacBook Air are both at their lowest price of the year. Apple's entry-level iPad is on sale today. Amazon has the 2018 ...


Apple's iPhone XR named best single-lens smartphone by DxOMark  AppleInsider

The photography software firm's benchmarking arm praises Apple for improvements to flash but criticizes zoom shots and low-light images. For overall quality ...


Apple iOS 12 Hack Promises '100%' Success Unlocking iPhones, iPads  Forbes

Every modern iPhone and iPad suddenly faces a serious, and potentially expensive, new problem...


Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 is over a year behind Apple's A12 Bionic, lacks a premium Android audience  AppleInsider

At its Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm outlined its new 855, a chip it hopes will power the next generation of premium Androids. It addresses silicon work ...


IDC: Apple Watch Series 3 Represented "Majority" of Apple's Wearables Q3 Shipments  The Motley Fool

Basic trackers are making a comeback, but it might not last.


Woman fails to find Apple's Black Friday gift card offer terms, launches class action suit  AppleInsider

A dubious class action lawsuit against Apple accuses the company of misleading customers during its recent Black Friday shopping event by supposedly ...


Wedbush's Daniel Ives is bullish on Apple's services business  Business Insider

No, Apple's iPhone sales don't look great, said Wedbush's Daniel Ives. But another part of its business is doing just fine.


Future path of Apple's App Stores at stake in Monday's Supreme Court arguments  AppleInsider

A contentious class action suit accusing Apple of holding and maintaining a monopoly on app distribution for the iPhone plus overcharging hits the Supreme ...


Seriously, Apple's flagship Macs are now less expensive than ever before  AppleInsider

Apple has always made you pay a lot for its newest and best Macs, and, believe it or not, the 2018 lineup isn't even close to the most expensive Apple has ever ...