The settlement came on the same day Apple announced a partial concession in its fight over fees it charges app developers to sell their offerings on its App Store, amid broader regulatory scrutiny of the power it wields over other companies in its digital ecosystem.
Apple allegedly made misrepresentations about the batteries in some of its iPhones and software that limited performance so the phones would not shut off unexpectedly.
State officials have touted the app's potential to help slow the virus' spread and streamline contact tracing efforts once someone does test positive.
While all five — Amazon, Google parent Alphabet, Facebook, Apple and Twitter — exceeded analyst expectations, gloomy forecasts and other uncertainties led to share-price declines for all but Alphabet in after-market trading.
The Cupertino-based tech giant unveiled the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, allowing for faster and more immersive activities.
The tech giant announced the new Apple Watch Series 6, which comes with a new health sensor, according to Jeff Williams, Apple's COO. "With Apple Watch Series 6 you can measure your blood oxygen right from your wrist," he said, during the launch event at Apple Park.
All eyes were on Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino Tuesday, where the tech giant held its latest launch event.
The S&P 500 was down 3.8% as of 3:42 p.m. Eastern time, on track for its biggest drop since June, and the tech-heavy Nasdaq fell 5.2%.
The iPhone maker reached the $2 trillion milestone in Wednesday's early stock market trading when its shares surpassed $467.77.
“Fortnite" is free, but users can pay for in game accoutrements like weapons and skins. Its developer, Epic Games, said in a blog post Thursday that it was introducing Epic Direct payments, a direct payment plan for Apple's iOS and Google Play.
Congressional lawmakers finally got a chance to grill the CEOs of Big Tech over their dominance and allegations of monopolistic practices that stifle competition. But it's not clear how much they advanced their goal of bringing some of the world's largest companies to heel.
The four CEOs are testifing remotely for a hearing Wednesday by the House Judciary subcommittee on antitrust.
Apple customers who purchased certain older iPhone models can now collect about $25 per phone, according to the settlement of a class-action lawsuit that accused the company of slowing down older devices.
Apple says they plan to reopen the 11 stores as soon as possible.
The decision announced Friday is another sign that the pandemic might prevent the economy from bouncing back as quickly as some states have been hoping. Those concerns sent stocks on Wall Street lower Friday.
PayPal and YouTube are among many tech companies that have pledged support to the black community in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Target, CVS, Apple and Walmart all said Sunday that they had temporarily closed some locations for safety reasons.
On Wednesday, Apple reopened several of its retail stores in the Bay Area. They’re among 100 Apple stores across the country that are opening this week with limited access and service.
Consumers in over 100 countries will now be able to enjoy Apple Music right away on their Samsung Smart TVs.
The idea is to help national governments roll out apps for so-called “contact tracing” that will run on iPhones and Android phones alike.