Apple’s App Store announces daily record for New Year’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Apple, Inc.’s App Store did a record US$386 million (NT$11.5 billion) in business on New Year’s Day, reports said Thursday (Jan. 9). The digital distributio...

Google strikes back with its own game subscription service

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is offering a new subscription service for apps and games on Android devices days after Apple launched a similar service. Google Play Pass will cost $5 a month...

Apple takes on Netflix with a $5-a-month streaming service

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning o...

Apple's new offerings: Cheaper iPhone, streaming TV

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple is dangling deals for its new phones and TV streaming service as it seeks to offset slumping device sales with new services. Here's a look at what Appl...

Google's challenge to game consoles to kick off in November

NEW YORK (AP) — Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November — but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a...

The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded cr...