Apple To Launch iOS In The Car Next Week With Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz And … – AppAdvice

AppAdviceAccording to the publication, the company will officially announce the highly anticipated in-car operating system at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. While a number of car manufacturers have been reported … Read More

Apple Buys App-Testing Company Burstly as Acquisitions Increase – Businessweek

BusinessweekApple Inc. (AAPL:US), speeding up the pace of acquisitions, bought Burstly Inc., a software company that helps developers create smartphone and tablet applications. The deal, first reported by TechCrunch, was … Read More

iOS 7.1 rumored to arrive in mid-March with enhanced Mobile Device Management – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderApple’s next free iOS 7 update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users will fix bugs and enhance a variety of user interface elements, but its release appears hinged … Read More

Apple to roll out larger-screen iPhones, scrap 5c, report says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesApple will come out with two new iPhone models this year, and each one will feature a larger screen, according to a report Thursday. The Cupertino tech giant … Read More

Verizon’s fourth quarter earnings top estimates – USA TODAY

USA TODAYVerizon Communications reported fourth-quarter results Tuesday that narrowly beat analysts’ forecasts for both revenue and profit, as the New York-based phone company saw revenue from its FiOS bundle of … Read More

Starbucks App Saves Usernames, Passwords in Plain Text – PC Magazine

PC MagazineThe Starbucks mobile app offers a certain convenience when paying for your venti non-fat, no-foam, six-pump extra-hot chai tea latte. But turns out, it could also compromise your security. … Read More

Starbucks’ iOS app found to store user credentials in plain text – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderCoffee megachain Starbucks is under fire over their data security practices after it was discovered that the company’s iOS payment app does not encrypt customers’ login information. Starbucks. Security … Read More

Apple Begins 2014 Acquisition Spree With Buyout of Camera App Creator … – Forbes

ForbesApple, which went on a buying binge last year, kicked off its 2014 acquisition spree with the buyout of SnappyLabs, creator of the SnappyCam app which allows the iPhone’s camera … Read More

BlackBerry sues Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo iPhone keyboard, alleges patent … – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderTroubled device maker BlackBerry on Friday filed suit against Typo, makers of a new snap-on iPhone keyboard case, alleging that the Ryan Seacrest-backed startup “blatantly copied” BlackBerry’s own keyboard. … Read More

BlackBerry Sues Seacrest’s Typo Over IPhone Case Design – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(Updates with excerpt from complaint in second paragraph.) Jan. 3 (Bloomberg) — BlackBerry Ltd., the smartphone maker that has lost business to Apple Inc. and Google Inc., sued … Read More

Holidays bring market share gains for Apple’s iPhone, iPad remains dominant – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderNew web traffic data suggests that the iPhone was Christmas’s big winner among smartphones while the iPad remained the dominant tablet, though it lost some ground to competition from … Read More

Spy catalog leak: How NSA hacks your PC, phone, router and hard disk ‘at the … – Register

RegisterAnalysis A leaked NSA cyberarms catalog has shed light on the sorts of technologies US and UK spies use to infiltrate and remotely control PCs, routers, firewalls, phones and software … Read More

NSA team spies, hacks to gather intelligence on targets, report says – CNN

CNN(CNN) — A top-secret National Security Agency team uses spyware and hacking to gather intelligence on targets, according to a new report based on internal agency documents. According to Der … Read More

‘Know My App’ Maps Out How Much Data Your Favorite Apps Consume – ABC News

ABC NewsPeople who accidentally go over their smartphone plan’s data limit know that they need to scale back their app use. But finding out which apps are hogging the data … Read More

Mac Pro teardown shows ‘removable’ Intel processor – CNET

CNETThe new Mac Pro packs a processor that can be removed from the system by a user and upgraded, according to a number of reports. Brooke Crothers. by Brooke Crothers. … Read More

Review: Apple Mac Pro small but super powerful – Stevenspointjournal

StevenspointjournalLOS ANGELES — Apple quietly slipped a shiny, new computer onto store shelves last week, and it’s super fast and really small. Geared towards pros as an engineering marvel, the … Read More

New website informs users on app data usage prior to purchase – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderA first-of-its-kind website and corresponding service was rolled out on Thursday by the CTIA – The Wireless Association that looks to inform mobile device users about an app’s impact … Read More

Google fights back against Rockstar patent group – CNET

CNETCompany files lawsuit against the Apple- and Microsoft-backed consortium, asserting that its “patent dragnet” has placed a cloud on Google’s Android platform. Michelle Meyers. by Michelle Meyers. December 26, 2013 … Read More

REFILE-Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission fines Apple for price restrictions – Reuters

ReutersBy Michael Gold. TAIPEI Dec 26 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) fined Apple Inc $666,700 for restricting the prices charged by local telecom carriers for their iPhone contracts, … Read More

Taiwan FTC fines Apple for seeking to manage retailers’ iPhone pricing – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderTaiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has slapped Apple with a $670,000 fine for interfering with mobile providers and handset retailers’ pricing. Taiwan FTC. The commission accused Apple of violating the … Read More