Privacy watchdogs are demanding answers from Apple about why iPhones and iPads are collecting location data about their users.
The head of San Francisco’s Division of Emergency Services is asking for a full report on an incident last New Year’s Eve during which the department’s computer crashed as a North Beach apartment building burned, leaving 48 people homeless.
Last year, the popularity of Apple Inc.’s iPad hurt PC sales. That trend is continuing, as new data from two market research firms indicate PC shipments declined in the first three months of 2011.
Intel Corp. has launched a new chip for tablet computers, as the world’s most powerful semiconductor company aims to elbow its way into the market for mobile chips.
Apple still remains king of the hill when it comes to tablets. Sales figures show that Motorola Mobility has sold 100,000 Xoom’s, which was one of the first serious challengers to the iPad. In comparison, Apple sold 300,000 iPad’s on its day of release.
A group of about 15 armed robbers raided a high-tech company in Fremont, tying up employees and stealing computer components.
Hewlett-Packard’s earnings jumped 16 percent as the company benefited from expanded efforts to sell technology to businesses. But its revenue growth fell short of Wall Street’s targets, raising questions about the momentum of the company’s massive transformation.
Two days after school officials in Belmont discovered that more than $50,000 of equipment went missing from Carlmont High School over the holiday weekend, Wells Fargo announced it would donate $5,000 to help replace the stolen equipment.
Police in Belmont are reviewing video footage from security cameras at Carlmont High School where suspects broke into a classroom during the holiday weekend and stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment.
Its processor works 1,000 times slower than the Apple iPad, but the first ever Apple computer has sold for 425 times the price.