Former fashion CEO Angela Ahrendts joins Apple this week as head of retail and online stores. Expectations are high that she'll bring a new burst of pizzazz.
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CNET's Josh Lowensohn recaps the big Apple news, which this week means the big Google-Motorola and HP-WebOS news. Also: A rundown of the latest rumors, and answers to your Apple-related questions.
Trailing badly in the number of apps available for Windows Phones, Microsoft is hosting code camps to help creative developers gin up must-have programs.
Strong earnings and the tech giant’s 7-to-1 stock split announcement could be the reason for the rising stock price.
Apple’s tablet shipments fell short of expectations -- and it’s likely not going to be the last time.
Apple's App Store redefined how we all downloaded programs on our smartphones. But with Google Play outstripping its number of apps, the challenge of the next five years isn't volume -- it's getting the right app in the right hands.
The App Store now has over 500 million active accounts and 775,000 applications.
Apple is applauded by ABI Research for its App Store, but Microsoft gets kudos for the "fresh approach" in its Windows Phone store.
A host of applications have been selected as editors' picks in the App Store, including Facebook Camera, Extreme Skater, and Cobook.
The App Store has hit 25 billion downloads, and handed out a $10,000 gift card for the lucky 25 billionth downloader.