iOS developers hit Apple with App Store fees lawsuit

The developers allege the tech giant used its monopoly to implement “profit-killing” commissions and fees in its App Store.


macOS Mojave bug lets attackers bypass security features

Former National Security Agency hacker Patrick Wardle uncovers a vulnerability in macOS Mojave.


Apple targets pro users with pricey Mac Pro and display

Apple announces its all-new Mac Pro and separate 6K display with a specialised stand, all sold separately, amounting to more than R175 000.


Apple chops up iTunes offering

The tech conglomerate will separate iTunes into three separate apps: Apple Music, Podcasts and Apple TV, in a bid to simplify the offering.


Global wearable device shipments see 55% increase

Ongoing global demand fuels a strong growth trajectory for wearable devices, says IDC.


Apple expected to close iTunes

Apple’s online music store and audio storage facility, iTunes, is rumoured to be shutting down, with Apple choosing to split the service into separate apps.


Google bans marijuana apps on Play Store

The tech giant changes its policy on marijuana-related apps, banning the facilitation, sale or delivery of the recreational drug.


Global smartphone sales decline; Huawei beats slump

Smartphone sales decreased globally in the first quarter, although Chinese manufacturer Huawei achieved the highest year-over-year growth.

May 2, 2019

Microsoft overtakes Apple as most valuable tech firm

Analytics firm GlobalData reveals the top 25 global technology firms, based on market capitalisation, revenue and price-earnings.

Apr 17, 2019

Intel ditches 5G smartphone modem business

Following an agreement to dismiss all litigation between Apple and Qualcomm, Intel says it will exit the 5G smartphone modem business.

Apr 5, 2019

Weak smartphone, chip markets hurt Samsung

The electronics company expects first quarter sales to be 14% lower than last year's first quarter, as it faces stiff competition from different fronts.

Apr 1, 2019

Smart devices invade the home

Nearly 1.6 billion smart home devices will be shipped globally by 2023, as smart assistants and entertainment systems become integrated throughout the home.

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