Apple Maps fiasco gets Forstall the chop

After just six months in the job, Apple's Scott Forstall has got the boot, reportedly for refusing to apologise for the company's disappointing Maps service.

Android jobs rocket as iOS jobs stagnate

Android jobs are booming, while the number of Apple iOS vacancies has levelled off, the world's largest online jobs survey has revealed.

Man who claimed half of Facebook charged with fraud

Paul Ceglia - the man who tried to claim that he owned half of Facebook - was arrested on Friday and charged with mail and wire fraud that could see him spending 20 years behind bars.

Apple planning streaming music radio service

Apple is reportedly working on an Internet radio service, and there's a reason people are referring to it as the "Pandora killer."

Apple's 'apology' to Samsung is a hoot

Very gratifyingly, Apple's done exactly as I suggested last week, and published an 'apology' to Samsung that points out just how uncool the Galaxy Tab is compared with the iPhone.

Facebook shows it can succeed at mobile

Wall Street has kissed and made up with Facebook, which has reported strong third quarter revenue, particularly in the mobile arena.

James Bond, sorry, Dyson, caught up in spy scandal

With the new James Bond movie, Skyfall, due to open in British theaters tomorrow, another spy is stealing all the attention in the murky but glamorous world of vacuum cleaners.

Is Apple becoming Compaq? The Big Bang launch problem

I watched the Big Bang launch that Apple pulled off earlier this week with both excitement and trepidation. 

Barnes & Noble credit card data was stolen

Barnes & Noble is playing damage control after a large amount of credit card data appears to have been stolen from dozens of storms.

Yelp buys Germany's Qype in $50 million deal

Online reviews site Yelp is to buy its biggest rival in Europe, Qype, to boost its business abroad.

Patent office changes mind about crucial Apple patent

The US Patent and Trademark Office has reviewed one of the Apple patents that led to a $1.05 billion ruling against Samsung - and decided that it isn't valid after all.

The French fight with Google

Recently Google has been having a bit of a tiff with the French government. 
French politicians claim that Google is making a profit from the content that was created by French companies.

Pair sues Apple over iPhone locking

Two iPhone users have filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, claiming that it's violating anti-trust laws by locking the phones to AT&T.

Google threatens to kick French media out of search

Google's threatening to cut French media from its search results, in response to a proposed law that would require it to pay for articles that appear in results.

Apple loses appeal over Samsung design

Apple's lost its appeal over a UK ruling that Samsung's Galaxy tablet doesn't infringe its registered design for the iPad - a decision that is valid in the whole of Europe.

Foxconn admits using underage labor

Foxconn's admittted hiring interns as young as 14, after repeatedly denying it was doing anything of the sort.

UFO hacker saved from extradition

The British home secretary, Theresa May, has announced that computer hacker Gary McKinnon won't be extradited to the US on human rights grounds.

Apple hires doctoral search guru for Siri

Apple really wants to beef up its voice recognition platform.

Massive ebook price-fixing suit leads to settlement

If you are an avid ebook user, chances are you are in for a nice little surprise.

MetroPCS shareholders attempt to block T-Mobile merger

MetroPCS shareholders have filed a lawsuit attempting to block the company's merger with T-Mobile USA, claiming that MetroPCS's board members are simply trying to line their own pockets.