AJ Impact

Big tech too powerful? US Justice Department opens investigation

The department wants to find out if tech firms are hurting consumers by harming competition in the online marketplace.

Big tech too powerful? US Justice Department opens investigation

AJ IMPACT

iPhone designer Jony Ive to leave Apple and start own firm

Ive was a part of Apple's design team since the 1990s and is known for shaping its signature rounded, stylish designs.

iPhone designer Jony Ive to leave Apple and start own firm

Human Rights

Apple, Google urged to remove app that lets Saudi men track wives

Absher lets Saudi men specify when and where women under their 'guardianship' are allowed to travel.

Privacy & Surveillance

Apple blocks Facebook app that paid teens to track internet use

A Facebook research app privacy guidelines by collecting private data like internet history, location data and messages.

Apple blocks Facebook app that paid teens to track internet use

Science & Technology

Bug in Apple FaceTime app lets users listen in on conversations

Apple says 'group FaceTime is temporarily unavailable' as the company works on solving the issue.

Bug in Apple FaceTime app lets users listen in on conversations

AJ IMPACT

China's Huawei punishes employees for iPhone tweet blunder

The Chinese phone maker on New Year's Day wished followers a 'Happy #2019' in a tweet sent 'via Twitter for iPhone'.

China's Huawei punishes employees for iPhone tweet blunder

AJ IMPACT

Apple blames weak iPhone China sales as it cuts revenue forecast

Tech giant expects quarterly revenue of $84bn, below analysts' $91.5bn estimate, acknowledging iPhones demand is waning.

Media

Apple, Facebook ban content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Programmes and pages removed from online platforms for hate speech and violation of policies, tech companies say.

AJ IMPACT

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

The publicly listed US company crowned a decade-long rise fuelled by its ubiquitous iPhone.

Apple becomes first trillion-dollar company

Samsung

Samsung unveils S9 amid smartphone market 'plateau'

Vendors are focusing on features designed to encourage consumers to ditch their old phones early and buy new phones.

Samsung unveils S9 amid smartphone market 'plateau'

Apple

For the first time, China will host Apple's iCloud keys

Apple begins hosting Chinese users' iCloud accounts in a new Chinese data centre at the end of February.

For the first time, China will host Apple's iCloud keys

Apple

Apple apologises for slowing iPhones

US technology company apologises over its handling of the battery issue and says it will make a number of changes.

Apple apologises for slowing iPhones

Counting the Cost

Apple's iPhone economy

A look at the economics of an iPhone and how Apple became the most profitable company in the world.

US & Canada

Apple launches new high-end iPhone X

Apple unveiled a new line of products on Tuesday that has technology lovers buzzing. The iPhone X comes with new features and a hefty price tag of $1,000.

Asia Pacific

Apple axing VPN services from China App Store

Company says it will remove apps that do not comply with Chinese laws seeking to ban VPNs not approved by regulators.

Apple axing VPN services from China App Store