mobile OS

EU Opens Investigation Into Apple, Google, Meta

EU launches probe into Apple, Google and Meta's competition practices under new DMA rules as pressure mounts on tech giants

4 weeks ago

Apple Reverses Course On Epic Games EU Ban

Apple restores Epic Games EU developer account one day after European Commission regulators question the ban, as new rules come…

1 month ago

EU Fines Apple 1.8bn Euros Over Music Streaming Restrictions

European Commission fines Apple 1.8bn euros over 'anti-competitive' music streaming restrictions in company's first EU penalty

2 months ago

Silicon In Focus Podcast: The Business Case for Mobile

Learn why your business should embrace more mobile devices to gain commercial advantages and an engaged workforce. We'll explore the…

2 months ago

Early Apple Vision Pro Users Find Pitfalls, Hidden Gems

Early users of Apple Vision Pro find self-repair difficulties, unexpected gems as platform gets ChatGPT app and YouTube 'on the…

3 months ago

Huawei Retakes Top China Smartphone Sales Spot

Huawei retakes No. 1 sales rank in China with premium 5G handset, in spite of US trade sanctions in place…

3 months ago

Alphabet’s Ad Revenue Miss Punished By Investors

Another tech industry bellweather, Alphabet, delivers strong Q4 and FY23 financials, yet investors not happy at ad revenue miss

3 months ago

Apple ‘Infringes DMA’ With New EU Developer Terms

Apple plans for compliance with EU's Digital Markets Act show 'disdain' for regulators and 'should not be tolerated', argues legal…

3 months ago

Fortnite To Return To iPhones In European Union

Epic Games to bring Fortnite back to iPhones under new EU competition rules – but criticises new Apple 'junk fees'

3 months ago

Apple Moves To Dismiss Lawsuit Over UK Developer Fees

Apple argues developer lawsuit 'unsustainable', as it faces multiple UK cases targeting App Store fees, battery slowdown

3 months ago

Spotify Decries ‘Outrageous’ New Apple Developer Fees

Spotify calls new US App Store fees for external payments 'outrageous', calls on UK government to block similar move

3 months ago

Apple Vision Pro Headset To Go On Sale In February

Apple to start sales of Vision Pro headset on Friday, 2 February as it seeks to revolutionise nascent market for…

3 months ago

Apple Begins Making Payments In iPhone Slowdown Case

Apple begins paying users under 2020 settlement that ended legal dispute over deliberately slowing older iPhone models

3 months ago

Apple Settles Lawsuit Concerning iTunes Gift Card Scam

Agreement reached with Apple to settle a lawsuit that alleged it knowingly let scammers exploit iTunes gift cards, and kept…

4 months ago

Google To Pay $700m To Consumers In US Antitrust Settlement

Google agrees to pay $700m to US consumers in antitrust settlement with users and states as Epic presses to 'open…

4 months ago

Apple May Open iPhone NFC Access To Competitors

Apple reportedly offers to open access to iPhone and iPad standardised NFC to competitors in bid to settle antitrust probe

4 months ago

Global Smartphone Market Grows After Two Year Slump – Counterpoint

Global smartphone market returned to growth in October after a slump of more than two years, new research from Counterpoint…

5 months ago

Apple To Add RCS To Improve Texting Between Android, iPhone

Cross platform texting improvement on the way, as Apple says it will add support for RCS messaging in 2024

5 months ago

Alphabet Pays Apple 36 Percent Of Safari Search Revenue

CEO Sundar Pichai confirms Google pays Apple 36 percent of Safari search revenue, as part of its default search agreement

5 months ago

Google, Microsoft Will Not Challenge EU DMA Gatekeeper Designation

Google, Microsoft say they will not challenge EU's designation of their services as 'gatekeepers', but other appeals likely on the…

5 months ago

Netherlands Challenges Apple Over App Store Commissions

Dutch competition regulator challenging Apple App Store commission fees in court, in move that could have broad implications

6 months ago

Xiaomi Prepares Unified OS As Huawei Cuts Off Android

Xiaomi's HyperOS brings together smartphones and connected devices, while Huawei's HarmonyOS Next removes Android support

6 months ago

Japan Opens Probe Into Google Search Domination

More bad news for Alphabet as Japanese competition watchdog begins investigation into Google's search domination

6 months ago

Apple iPhone Ousted As Top Ranking Mobile In China – Report

Analyst report says Huawei has replaced Apple iPhone as smartphone leader in China, despite iPhone 15 launch

6 months ago

Apple Delivers iOS 17 Update To Address iPhone Overheating

Software update from Apple shipped on Wednesday to resolve overheating issue in certain circumstances with iPhone 15

7 months ago

Microsoft Chief Nadella To Testify In Google Trial

Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella to testify on Monday in Google antitrust trial as prosecutors seek to illustrate search dominance

7 months ago

Apple Plans iOS 17 Update To Fix iPhone Overheating Bug

Apple planning iOS 17 fix for iPhone overheating issue after reports of phones becoming almost too hot to touch

7 months ago

Dutch Competition Regulator Rejects Apple Fine Objections

Dutch competition regulator ACM rejects Apple's objections to 50 milion euros in fines over App Store payment policies

7 months ago

Apple Releases iOS 17. What’s New And How To Install It

Big annual update for Apple iPhone operating system, with official release of iOS 17, available for iPhone Xs and later

7 months ago