Local authorities in China are investigating two electronics suppliers linked with Apple and also reportedly HTC of dumping heavy metals in the country's rivers after watchdog groups accused them of damaging the environment.
The Obama administration has vetoed a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban the import of certain Apple products to the U.S. on the grounds they infringed a Samsung Electronics technology patent.
The United States International Trade Commission expects to complete its investigation next week into allegations of patent infringement between Apple and Samsung.
China's popular Xiaomi smartphone company is diving into the country's low-end handset market with a new product, taking note of the rumors that Apple is preparing its own budget iPhone.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected claims of an Apple patent that figures prominently in a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung Electronics, according to documents filed by the South Korean company in a U.S. federal court.
Apple supplier Pegatron is facing criticism from a watchdog group for poor working conditions at its factories in China.
Apple has restored key sections of its developer website, including the download center, more than a week after it took the portal offline.
Tech earnings this week highlighted the importance of mobile communications to IT, as companies including Apple, Samsung, Facebook, AT&T and Texas Instruments reported mixed results for the quarter ending in June.
Ebook publisher, Penguin has agreed to terminate its agency agreement with Apple and to allow Amazon to set its own prices for e-books in settlement of a European Union antitrust case.
Apple says new products are coming, but don't ask when, or what, or how much -- the company isn't telling.