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News In Brief: Apple, AT&T, Unitech Wireless, Ericsson, Virgin

Apple has banned Maza Digital 's Drivetrain bittorrent client from its app store, citing copyright concerns.    Researchers from AT&T, NEC and Corning have

Apple lifts ban on 'objectionable' NIN app for iPhone

Apple reversed its earlier ban on an iPhone application spotlighting industrial music group Nine Inch Nails after previously contending the app contains "objectionable content." First introduced in

Apple mandates iPhone 3.0 compatibility for new apps

Hours after releasing the iPhone OS 3.0 beta 5 for general consumption, Apple instructed developers that it will no longer accept any iPhone and iPod touch applications that are incompatible with the operating system update.

What are the top smartphone operating systems?

The smartphone space has become crowded. Apple, Google's Android platform, Research In Motion's BlackBerry OS, Microsoft's Windows Mobile platform and the Symbian OS are all competing for real estate

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