Sony slashes jobs to streamline smartphone supply chain

Sony's announced plans to cut 1,000 jobs from its handset division, Sony Mobile - one in seven of its workforce.

Steve Jobs promise leads to lawsuit

Steve Jobs promised Wayne Goodrich that he would always have a job.

Foxconn audit fails to satisfy human rights campaigners

Working conditions at Apple's notorious Foxconn supplier have been greatly improved, says the Fair Labor Association - although some disagree.

iCamera: Thoughts on Appleā€™s rumored digital camera

A number of industry heavyweights are currently designing Android-based cameras, including Nikon Polaroid and Samsung. Unsurprisingly, it seems as if Apple may be interested in bringing its own camera to market as well.

Samsung-Apple patent battle winds down

Closing arguments are today.

Apple becomes world's largest-ever company

Apple's become the most valuable company of all time, after its shares rose 2.6 percent yesterday to reach $665.15.

Apple retail exec: "we messed up"

Apple is showing a rare case of humility.

Motorola files new patent claims against Apple

Motorola Mobility, now owned by Google, has filed new patent claims against Apple. They include the assertion that Apple's voice assistant, Siri, is based on Motorola technology.

Judge tells Apple lawyer he's 'smoking crack'

The legal system is getting quite the run for its money with this Samsung-Apple lawsuit.

Apple takes on Samsung and the world

It's hard to predict what's going to happen in the Apple versus Samsung court case. It's hard to say what's already happened.

DoJ approves Verizon/Comcast deal - with changes

The Department of Justice has approved Verizon's planned $3.9 billion acquisition of spectrum from Comcast, subject to conditions designed to safeguard competition.

Apple working on live TV set-top box: report

Apple wants to take another crack at the living room market before it launches its own branded TV set.

Judge asks Apple and Samsung to strike their own deal

If Lucy Koh pulls this one off, we'll have to ask her to sort out the Middle East.

The unlikely $200 Microsoft Surface Tablet that could kill Apple's iPad

Rumors of a $200 Microsoft Surface Tablet have likely prompted a number of corporate bigwigs - from Apple to PC OEMs - to experience unpleasant chest pains in recent days.

Steve Jobs's house was burglarized

Sometimes there are crimes that you just can't get away with.

SurfTheChannel owner gets four years in jail

The British owner of video-linking service SurfTheChannel has been sentenced to four years in prison following a private prosecution by copyright owners.

Apple Stores seeing massive layoffs: report

Even though Apple hype is nearing a fever pitch right now, things might not be so great for the company's retail channel.

Apple reveals secret licensing deal with Microsoft

Apple quietly licensed certain design patents to Microsoft, it's been revealed as part of its patent case against Samsung.

Motorola cuts jobs in new focus on high-tech phones

Motorola Mobility, now owned by Google, has warned its staff that about one-fifth of them face the chop.

Record fine for Google over Safari tracking cookies

Google's been hit with a whacking $22.5 million fine for violating a privacy settlement with the FTC and tracking the activity of Safari users.