Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board

Apple Inc said on Friday that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company’s board of directors on September 10 as the two companies prepare to compete head-to-head in the streaming television business. Iger departed Apple’s board the same day the company revealed new details about Apple TV+, a $4.99-per-month… Read More Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board

Apple reveals prices and features for new iPhones, TV streaming service

Apple Inc revealed on Tuesday that its streaming TV service will kick off November 1 and cost $4.99 a month, as the tech giant reaches a turning point where it focuses as much on services as its hardware and software. Apple TV+ will be available in over 100 countries and buyers of an iPhone, iPad… Read More Apple reveals prices and features for new iPhones, TV streaming service

Apple to quit default practice of retaining Siri recordings

Apple Inc on Wednesday said it would quit its default practice of retaining audio recordings of the requests users make to its Siri personal assistant and limit human review of what audio it does collect to its own employees rather than contractors. The changes come after Apple earlier this month paused a program called Siri… Read More Apple to quit default practice of retaining Siri recordings

Apple, Qualcomm end all ongoing lawsuits, reach global supply agreement

Apple Inc and Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday decided to drop all ongoing litigations and settle their royalty dispute, reaching an agreement on global patent license and chipset supply. The settlement also includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm, whose size the two companies did not disclose. Shares of Qualcomm jumped 22 percent in late afternoon… Read More Apple, Qualcomm end all ongoing lawsuits, reach global supply agreement

Apple ventures into video streaming, updates its news, games and payment apps

Apple lifted the curtain on Monday on a television and movie streaming service that will allow users of its 1.4 billion gadgets worldwide to stream television shows and movies, both Apple originals and those from other creators, in a first step to challenge streaming video leaders Netflix and Amazon. The launch was the centerpiece of… Read More Apple ventures into video streaming, updates its news, games and payment apps