With its big-screened iPhone 6 lineup, Apple jumped past Samsung to capture a 20.4 percent share of smartphone sales last quarter, says research firm Gartner.
The business for used smartphones is exploding as more consumers consider the second-best option behind the latest and greatest.
The six smartwatches running Google's mobile operating system for wearable devices grabbed only 15.6 percent of the smart-band market last year, says research firm Canalys.
Software maker Intuit had shut down the filing of state income tax returns via TurboTax due to worries over "suspicious" filings. But the company says there was no breach and filings have resumed.
New data from research firm Canalys says that the total PC market, including tablets, fell 6 percent in the fourth quarter but was up 3 percent for all of 2014.
CNET's Shara Tibken had on her finest '80s garb, but she didn't take into account the Apple fan fervor when she signed up to be an extra in the new Aaron Sorkin film.
Shipments of Apple's iPhones, namely the 6 and 6 Plus, have outshined lower-priced rivals, says Canalys.
The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity reaches another height as it celebrates its 11-year anniversary with a video and patriotic panoramic photo just released by NASA.
The film, written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, is on location at the former Apple CEO's childhood home in Los Altos, Calif.
Microsoft's new Lumia 532 and Lumia 435 further bulk up its low-end and help it reach new customers around the globe.