Tech giants scramble for lead on 'Internet of Things'
It's not just smartphones and tablets anymore. The world's tech giants are now battling over a wider array of connected devices, from refrigerators to cars to wristwatches.
Jury says Samsung infringed Apple patents
A California jury awarded Apple $119 million—far less than it demanded—in a patent battle with Samsung over alleged copying of smart phone features, and the jury made the victory even smaller by finding ...
Apple gets smartwatch patent
A US patent made public on Tuesday bolstered rumors that Apple has designs on a smartwatch.
Apple denies Chinese report of location tracking security risk
US technology giant Apple is fighting Chinese claims that the iPhone threatens national security through its ability to track and time-stamp a user's location.
Google, Microsoft to add smartphone 'kill' switches (Update)
Google and Microsoft said Friday they plan to join Apple in offering theft-deterring "kill switches" in their smartphone operating systems, as part of an agreement with mayors and police agencies.
Amazon ties new 4.7-inch Fire Phone to its services (Update 2)
Amazon has introduced a new smartphone with audio and object recognition technology that seeks to make it easier for consumers to locate and purchase products and services from the nation's largest e-commerce ...
Apple iOS 8 code discovery raises split-screen mode hopes
New Apple Mac, mobile features coming this fall (Update 6)
Apple's Mac operating system will have easier ways to share and search, while the iOS software for iPhones and iPads is getting new features for keeping tabs on your health and controlling home devices.
LG steps up smartphone effort with new flagship G3
LG Electronics went big in style on Tuesday with a flagship G3 smartphone aimed at turning heads away from market titans Apple and Samsung.
Review: Apple's CarPlay headed in right direction
Apple is getting ready to hitch the iPhone to cars in a mobile marriage of convenience. The ambitious project, called CarPlay, implants some of the iPhone's main applications in automobiles so drivers can ...
Apple, Google call truce in smartphone patent war
Google and Apple, the two technology titans behind the world's top smartphone platforms, called a truce Friday in a long-running patent war.
Ailing BlackBerry fights back with cut-price smartphone
Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry will on Tuesday make a new bid to turn its fortunes around with the launch of a cut-price handset in Indonesia, one of its last bastions.
Apple plans August early launch for iPhone 6, report says
Apple plans to release its new iPhone in August, a month earlier than expected, after sales were hit by new big-screen models from its rivals, a major Taiwanese newspaper reported Friday, citing supply chain ...
Jury holds line on damages in Apple patent case (Update)
Jurors on Monday held the line on its $119.6 million damages award to Apple in its latest patent battle with smartphone rival Samsung in Silicon Valley.