Apple said its customers have downloaded more than 50 billion applications from its App Store since its launch in 2008.
In the latest display of its technological prowess and sweeping ambition, Google is rolling out another wave of products and services that will test how much more people want computers to control their lives and enhance their perceptions of reality.
Google Inc. unveiled a streaming music service called All Access that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks for a $10 monthly fee.
The Bay Area Super Bowl Committee will travel to Boston next week to personally present their bid for the 50th installment of the big game and they’re getting pledges from Google, Apple, Gap, Intel and Yahoo in order to seal the deal.
Officers from the Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety were dispatched to the warehouse building at 1324 Kifer Road around 11 a.m. after receiving a report of possible hazardous materials found there, Capt. Jeff Plecque said.
The competition between Apple and Samsung now extends to the military as both companies await approval for use of their mobile devices by the Pentagon, which has relied almost exclusively on the Blackberry.
A new report shows Apple continues to dominate the tablet market, selling more than twice as many iPads as its nearest competitor’s tablet.
Apple Inc. is selling $17 billion in bonds on Tuesday, according to a published report. That would make it the largest corporate bond issue ever.
Siri may be feeling a little job insecurity. The sometimes droll assistant that answers questions and helps people manage their lives on Apple’s iPhone and iPad is facing competition from an up-and-coming rival made by Google.
Technology companies led the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to an all-time closing high Monday. Apple surged 3 percent, or $12.92, to $430.12.