Apple launched its iPhone 5 in China, even as its ranking in the world's largest smartphone market has slipped in the face of competition from cheaper rivals.
"The office holiday party is a great place to meet everyone you've been emailing from 10 feet away."
The China release of its iPhone 5 on Friday should win Apple some traction in the world's biggest smartphone market, but its longer-term hopes may depend on new technology being tested by China's top telecoms carrier.
Stocks ended in negative territory Thursday, with the S&P 500 snapping a six-day win streak, as ongoing jitters over the "fiscal cliff" negotiations kept investors nervous.
Yesterday, the market got its first look at what Research In Motion's BlackBerry 10 is likely to look like when photos leaked online. RIM's shares jumped 5.6% yesterday, and have doubled in price since its September lows.
In 2011, Americans spent almost 1 percent of their household income on iPads, iPhones and other devices. Lauren Young, wealth editor at Thomson Reuters, offers insight on why Apple's products are so in demand.
Google maps is approved for listing in the Apple app store; and Best Buy shares jump on reports its founder Richard Schulze is prepared to make a $5-$6 billion buyout offer, with CNBC's Robert Frank and John Carney.
Yahoo appointed a former PayPal executive to its board of directors Thursday, while two other board members stepped down.
Apple's TV innovation will be in software, not hardware, said Porter Bibb of Media Tech Capital Partners.
A U.S. jury on Thursday found that Apple's iPhone infringed three patents owned by holding company MobileMedia Ideas, though damages have not yet been determined.
A little-known Internet start-up that serves some of the Web's most controversial characters sees a business opportunity in cyberwars.
Porter Bibb, Media Tech Capital Partners, explains why he doesn't believe Apple is getting into the business of making television devices. "Apple is a steal at these prices," Bibb said.
Apple iPhone users are rejoicing after Google rolled out its Google Maps app on Apple devices.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Apple's stock may be sliding as investors fret about growing competition, but store visits and interviews with smartphone and tablet shoppers in 10 cities around the world suggest consumers share little of that negativity.
Google's mobile navigation application Google Maps will now be available in Apple's app store, the Internet search giant said on its official blog.
Clues abound as to what Apple's television product might look like, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster says.
Stocks wiped out their gains in choppy trading Wednesday to close narrowly mixed, after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments following the central bank's latest policy announcement and as ongoing worries over the "fiscal cliff" continued to weigh.
What stock did people in the U.S. Google the most in 2012? To no surprise whatsoever, it was Facebook.
Max Wolff, Greencrest Capital, and Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson, turn to the charts to see what Apple TV could mean for the stock.