The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.
Here are seven things we could see from Apple in the coming year, ranging from services to new, bigger iPads.
The tech giant bounced back from a less-than-impressive 2013, introducing the blockbuster iPhone 6 and making its biggest-ever acquisition.
Astronomers have located a black hole that appears to be from a new class of cosmic champion eaters.
European investigators are set to accuse Apple of receiving "illegal state aid" in Ireland for more than 20 years.
In 2018, the devices will cross another threshold when more than half of all mobile phones worldwide will be smartphones -- up from 38 percent this year.
Tidal is a new subscription streaming service which offers truly lossless music -- and the promise of a better deal for the artists.
A new 2D camera developed by a team of biomedical engineers is the fastest ever made, able to image light phenomena in more detail than ever before.
The luxury small-appliance company plans to introduce four new product categories over the next four years.
More and more, says Juniper Research, people will use their mobile devices to buy products or do their banking, boosted by services such as Apple Pay.