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Application downloads add up with ads for iPhone

Few would argue Apple's hip, progressive marketing plays an enormous role in the success of products from Macs to iPods, and now there's compelling proof its advertising efforts translate to

Best-selling consumer smartphones in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2009

The following is a countdown of the top five best-selling smartphones in the United States in the first quarter, according to research firm NPD Group.Click one of these thumbnails to get

Report: Apple building its own chip design team

Apple is building its own chip design team, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, a move that could allow the company to bring exclusive features to its devices but also may help

New gear from Apple and Verizon Wireless?

Verizon Wireless is warming to the idea of an Apple (AAPL) partnership. Verizon Wireless is in talks with Apple to distribute two new iPhone-like devices, BusinessWeek has learned. Apple has created prototypes of the devices, and discussions reaching back a half-year have involved Apple CEO Steve Jobs, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Apple assembles chip team

Apple is breaking the mould yet again. While other phone and device makers are cutting back it is expanding, and into a new area that goes against grain of the entire consumer electronics industry: it is going to design its own chips.

Lowenstein: Evolution of the app store business model

Apple is commemorating the almost one-year anniversary of the App Store launch with ads proclaiming 1 billion app downloads. App stores have been launched for Android, Blackberry and Nokia smartphone

Palm may limit Pre supply to build buzz

Palm may limit its stockpile of Pre smartphones at launch to fewer than 400,000 units, according to analysts surveyed by Bloomberg News. The goal? Generate more buzz after the handset quickly sells

Verizon and AT&T go Apple picking

There has been quite a bit of selective leaking to the tech press this week, either from Apple, Verizon Wireless or Microsoft. First came a report in USA Today that Apple was considering making a

Rumor Mill: Is Microsoft designing an iPhone-killer for Verizon?

Microsoft is in discussions with Verizon Wireless to produce a touchscreen multimedia phone running its Windows Mobile platform as a rival to Apple's iPhone, according to a report in the Wall Street

Rumored Apple-Verizon partnership could produce two gadgets?

More details appear to be leaking out of a potential blockbuster deal between iPhone maker Apple and Verizon Wireless, the nation's largest carrier. A day after USA Today reported that the two