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Apple is losing its grip as the top tablet company

Apple's grip on the tablet is loosening, with the iPad losing ground during the second quarter this year to Android and Windows tablets.

Long replacement cycle drags down iPad sales

Apple announced it sold 13.3 million iPads in the second quarter, a year-over-year drop of 9%, the second straight quarter of declining numbers, and blamed a slowdown in developed markets.

Red Alert app warns of imminent missile attacks in Israel

Red Alert: Israel is a free app for both iOS and Android that provides real-time alerts when missiles or rockets are fired into Israel. It's also become a specialized kind of social network.

Quickpoll: Who's the winner in the Apple-IBM partnership?

Register your opinion on who gets the most out of the Apple-IBM pact.

Why Microsoft isn't spooked by the Apple-IBM alliance

The Apple-IBM partnership will have little effect on Microsoft's dominance in the enterprise, or drastically change its mutating mobile strategy.

Apple-IBM deal threatens Android's enterprise push

The new Apple-IBM partnership seems sure to help Apple sell more iPads to businesses, but it may also be setting off alarm bells at mobile device management companies large and small.

Apple fashions 'brilliant' partnership with IBM for instant enterprise cred

The business-focused deal between Apple and IBM unveiled Tuesday is 'brilliant,' one analyst said, noting that Apple now gets into the enterprise through the front door rather than the back.

Update: Apple and IBM team up on 'historic' enterprise push

Apple and IBM today unveiled an "exclusive partnership" that melds IBM's big data and analytics capabilities with Apple's iPhone and iPad for business customers..

Apple quickly counters China claim of iPhone spying

Apple on Saturday quickly denied claims by China's state-run television that its iPhones track owners' locations.

China calls the iPhone and iOS 7 threats to national security

China's state-run TV is telling iPhone owners that the device is a threat to national security because it tracks their movements.

Tip of the Hat: Samsung's warning should be no surprise

Several analysts argue that Samsung's warning about Q3 profits is due to its strategy of competing on price.

Apple deals $50-$100 store gift cards for back-to-school promo

Apple began its annual back-to-school promotion in the U.S., once again reprising a gift card deal for customers who buy eligible hardware.

Wal-Mart slashes iPhone 5S and 5C prices by as much as 71% off list

Wal-Mart today chopped prices of Apple's iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C to $99 and $29, respectively, with a two-year carrier contract.

Google answers Apple's 'Continuity' with partial measures

Google this week offered a partial answer to Apple's Continuity technology, announcing a system that will let Android-powered smartphones interact with Chrome OS on Chromebooks.

Apple cuts iPod Touch prices by up to 25%

Apple today cut prices of its iPod Touch as sales of that device and others in the iPod lineup have plummeted.

The Pangu jailbreak for iOS could turn into a sinister attack

A new jailbreak for Apple's iOS software that uses confidential information intended only for security researchers could develop into a more sinister attack, according to security analysts.

Foxconn turns sights to robots, electrics cars, wearables

Expect more wearables, robots and even electric cars to come from manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group, as the Taiwanese company tries to reinvent itself as a broader technology service provider.

Yosemite's 'Handoff' will work only on Macs less than 2-3 years old

Apple's "Handoff" -- one of the key new features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite -- will work only on newer Macs that support Bluetooth 4.0 and the Bluetooth LE (low energy) technology.

Apple nails Health timing as fitness app usage soars

Apple may have kicked off its health and fitness emphasis in iOS 8 at just the right time, mobile analytics firm Flurry suggested today.

Headphone makers will be wary of Apple's Lightning audio pitch

Apple will find it difficult to convince headset manufacturers to switch to a Lightning port for audio, an analyst argued today.

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