Ballmer's top failures, from Tablet PC to Xbox One
Microsoft Corp.'s tumultuous fall on the stock market during the past 13 years has largely been fueled by missteps in the consumer products market.
Apple iPhone lacks 'key' licence in China
Apple's iPhone 6 still lacks a key network access licence in China, state media confirmed Thursday on the eve of its global launch, breaking official silence on why sales of the smartphone will be delayed.
Scarcity of elements in products like smartphones needs addressing, say scientists
Many of today's technological innovations from the iPhone to electric motors for hybrid cars require the use of materials—elements—that are scarce or difficult to obtain. As demand for these devices grows, the problem ...
Apple sees record demand for new iPhones
Apple on Monday said it had received record pre-orders for its new iPhone models, and that some customers will have to wait for the larger-screen versions of the smartphones.
IHS study puts iPhone 5S production costs at $191
A research firm says that while the iPhone 5S includes a handful of new features that set it apart from Apple's previous model, the total cost to make the new phone hasn't changed much.
BlackBerry wins ruling against iPhone keyboard
Troubled smartphone maker BlackBerry has won an early round in its legal battle against an iPhone keyboard made by a startup co-founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest.
Once-cool BlackBerry failed to keep pace with rivals
In just a short time, BlackBerry went from being the coolest gadget-maker on the planet to one apparently destined for the history books.
China market missing from iPhone launch
When the last version of Apple's biggest-selling gadget went on sale, China was among the first territories to offer it. That will not be the case with the iPhone 6, despite the country's importance to the ...
Apple, Samsung earn all smartphone profits, and more
Apple and Samsung are grabbing virtually all the profits in the red-hot smartphone market while most other makers are losing money, an analyst said Thursday.
Yahoo tunes into mobile video with new application
Yahoo is auditioning for a bigger role on iPhones and iPads with the release of its first mobile application tailored for watching video on touch-control screens.
Apple sets iPhone launch for 50 new markets
Apple's new iPhone models, coming off record opening sales, will be launched in more than 50 new markets by November 1, including Russia, Spain and Italy, the company said Wednesday.
iPhone hack shows security isn't at our fingertips just yet
We've come to expect something radically different from Apple every time it launches a new product and sure enough, the fingerprint sensor unveiled as part of the iPhone 5s, seemed like a revolution in pho ...
Apple sets new record for iPhones sales launch (Update)
Apple said Monday it sold a record nine million iPhones in the three days after launching two new versions of the smartphone.
Outgoing Microsoft CEO most regrets lapse in smartphones
Outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said his biggest regret is missing the boat on smartphones—but he said the software giant should not admit defeat just yet.