Another day, another challenge for online video advertisers trying to make sure their ads are viewed. Both Apple and Google are taking separate measures to remove annoyances from their users' lives, at the expense of online video advertisers.
Apple and Cisco Systems are collaborating to optimize Cisco's networking gear for iOS enterprise users, part of a larger push Apple is making to get its iPhones and iPads into more business customers' hands.
Apple is reportedly the latest technology giant to approach Hollywood about producing original programming.
Google is giving some developers a workaround to Apple's privacy protocols so they can keep selling mobile ads with their apps. Google later clarified that it was not trying to prioritize ads and ad revenue over security.
Now that Apple has officially sent out invitations to its Sept. 9 media event in San Francisco, where it is widely expected to unveil the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus smartphones, a cavalcade of rumors is flooding out about what the company will and won't announce at the event.
Samsung Electronics opened up a public beta for its mobile payments service, Samsung Pay, ahead of its wider rollout next month. Meanwhile, Apple is expanding the number of locations that will accept its own mobile payments service, which has a significant head start.
The next iPhone could lead 12 percent of Android users to consider switching, according to Phoenix and SessionM's mobile insights platform mXP. The stats are based on a one-question poll that ran for 24 hours last month.
Apple shipped a total of 3.6 million units in the second quarter of 2015, just 0.8 million units behind Fitbit's 4.4 million units.
The Apple Watch smart watch is a hit, at least at Best Buy. The retailer said it plans to increase the number of stores in which it sells the gadget by 10-fold over the next month due to high demand.
The recent acquisition of Nokia's Here digital mapping and location services business by a consortium comprising Audi, BMW and Daimler is a harbinger for widespread strategic change in technology supply for automobiles. Smartcar companies including Daimler and Volkswagen admit they need Apple and Google as partners, but these Silicon Valley companies also pose significant threats as suppliers and as direct competitors.