Wealthy customers will help Apple resist the effects of inflation

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as a customer shop at an Apple store. Mike Segar | Reuters The last time Apple faced an inflationary environment like this, it had been a public company for less than a year and its best-selling product was the Apple II home computer. In May, the annual inflation rate in … Read more

Apple opens up third-party app payments in Korea, will take 26% cut

Tim Cook at the Apple launch event, March 8, 2022 Apple Apple said on Thursday that developers with iPhone apps distributed exclusively in the South Korean App Store can request to use third-party payment systems instead of Apple’s in-app offering. But doing so will come at a cost. Apple will require apps that take advantage … Read more

FCC commissioner tells Apple, Google to remove TikTok from app stores

A leader of the US Federal Communications Commission said he has asked Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores over data security concerns. Pictured here is the TikTok download page on an Apple iPhone on August 7, 2020. Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images BEIJING – A leader of … Read more

Tech execs react to Roe v. Wade reversal: Gates, Sandberg, Wojcicki

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, and departing Meta COO Sheryl Sandberg were among noteworthy tech executives speaking out publicly on Friday’s Supreme Court ruling which overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling ends constitutional right to abortion in the US, which has stood since 1973. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Tesla and SpaceX CEO … Read more

Tim Cook gives clearest hint yet that Apple’s building a headset

Apple CEO Tim Cook poses for a portrait next to a line of new MacBook Airs as he enters the Steve Jobs Theater during the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California on June 6, 2022. Chris Tuite | AFP | Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook recently gave … Read more

Apple workers in Maryland vote for company’s first unionized store in U.S.

An employee arranges Apple iPhones as a customer shop at the Apple Store on 5th Avenue shortly after new products went on sale in Manhattan, in New York City, March 18, 2022. Mike Segar | Reuters Employees at an Apple store in Towson, Maryland voted Saturday to join a union, a significant achievement for organized … Read more

Apple could gain ground against Microsoft Windows with M2 chips

Apple CEO Tim Cook (R) looks at a newly redesigned MacBook Air laptop during the WWDC22 at Apple Park on June 06, 2022 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off the annual WWDC22 developer conference. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Apple’s new laptops announced on Monday, featuring the iPhone maker’s next-generation in-house chips, … Read more

Apple CEO Cook pushes for privacy legislation after visit to Congress

Tim Cook speaks onstage at the TIME100 Summit 2022 at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Jemal Countess | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images US lawmakers should advance privacy legislation currently being debated “as soon as possible,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a letter to Congress on Friday. Cook sent the letter a day after … Read more

Lawmakers racing to pass tech antitrust tech reforms before midterms

U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee Chair Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) presides during a Senate Rules and Administration Committee oversight hearing to examine the U.S. Capitol Police following the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, one day before the anniversary of the attack in Washington, U.S., January 5, 2022. Elizabeth Frantz | Reuters A … Read more

Apple WWDC 2022 preview: New iOS, MacOS expected

Apple CEO Tim Cook will present the latest versions of Apple’s software for iPhones, iPads, Mac, Watch, and TV on Monday to kick off WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference. The new “bits,” as attendees often call the updates, are the biggest Apple software announcement of the year and set the public strategy for Apple’s platform … Read more