From corn to Apple: What's behind the US-China standoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped...

Caterpillar, Apple among big names hit by US-China trade war

NEW YORK (AP) — Companies making everything from computers to construction cranes are seeing their profits hurt as the United States' trade war with China causes the world's second largest economy to ...

California teen charged with creating 'Banana Plug' drug app

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California college freshman is facing felony charges for allegedly creating an iPhone app he dubbed the Banana Plug to sell illicit drugs. Collin Howa...

The Latest: Samsung's foldable phone will cost nearly $2000

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on Samsung's new-phone announcement (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Samsung has unveiled a highly anticipated smartphone with a foldab...

Samsung poised to unveil new phones in bid to revive sales

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung is expected to show off its latest smartphones Wednesday, the latest effort by a phone maker to come up with new features compelling enough to end a sales slump. ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending February 17, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Potential privacy lapse found in Americans' 2010 census data

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internal team at the Census Bureau found that basic personal information collected from more than 100 million Americans during the 2010 head count could be reconstructed from encr...

Buffett's firm tweaks stock portfolio, adds Suncor, Red Hat

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has taken a new stake in Canadian firm Suncor Energy and trimmed its huge Apple stake. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed a quarter...

Apple resumes sale of iPhones in Germany, with Qualcomm chip

BERLIN (AP) — Apple is resuming sales of older iPhone models in Germany after losing a patent dispute against chipmaker Qualcomm last year. The company said Thursday it will sell iPh...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending February 10, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. ...

Taiwanese Apple supplier Career Technology to lay off over 400 workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese supplier to Apple Inc. Career Technology (Mfg.) Co. (嘉聯益科技股份有限公司) will lay off more than 400 employees from its plant in northern Taiwan later this month, announced t...

Apple releases update to prevent FaceTime eavesdropping

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple has released an iPhone update to fix a FaceTime flaw that allowed people to eavesdrop on others while using its group video chat feature. The repair is inc...

Change your screen habits from time-wasting to money-saving

Apple's Screen Time feature can tell you more about your iPhone usage than you may care to know. Like how many text notifications you receive, the number of hours you spend on social...

Man choked by LA firefighter to get $7.4 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who was choked unconscious by an off-duty Los Angeles firefighter who saw him handing out Halloween candy to children will receive $7.4 million to settle a lawsuit, his attorn...

Apple's top retail exec to leave amid iPhone sales slowdown

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's top retailing executive is stepping down amid a slowdown in iPhone sales that has raised doubts about the company's future growth prospects. The shake-up...