SAN FRANCISCO - A labour group monitoring three Chinese factories that make iPhones and other Apple products says once-oppressive working conditions have steadily improved in the last 18 months, but more must be done to reduce the amount of overtime that employees work.
SEOUL, South Korea - A Seoul court rejected Samsung's claim that iPhone and iPad models violated three of its patents, another setback for the South Korean electronics giant in a global battle with Apple over rights to technologies that power smartphones and tablets.
WASHINGTON - Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry's financial livelihood.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple hopes to guide you around once you're inside, whether it's to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
WATERLOO, Ont. - Descartes Systems Group Inc. (TSX:DSG) reports it had US$2.18 million of net income in its fiscal third quarter, a decline from the same period last year due to costs associated with an acquisition.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A major information technology outsourcing company announced Monday it is moving its U.S. operations hub from New Jersey to Texas and expects to add 10,000 jobs nationwide over the next three years.
MONTREAL - Tired of paying $50 in extra fees each month for going over his cellphone data plan limits, Mischa Karam finally upgraded to a more expensive package to cover his video streaming and podcast habits.
HELSINKI - Engineers who used to work for Nokia are hoping to grab a share of the lucrative and highly competitive smartphone market with a new handset, which is based on the former world No. 1 cellphone maker's old software and is faintly reminiscent of its recent models.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Hewlett-Packard posted net income of $1.4 billion for its fiscal fourth-quarter, as cost cuts stemming from its ongoing restructuring more than offset the effects of sluggish computer demand.
The executive offices at BlackBerry Ltd. (TSX:BB) are undergoing major changes as the smartphone maker announced Monday that chief operating officer Kristian Tear and chief marketing officer Frank Boulben are leaving.
MONTREAL - La Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec will pocket a profit of at least $186 million after selling 9.96 million shares in IT firm CGI Group (TSX:GIB.A) for about $400 million as it rebalances its investment portfolio. Quebec's pension fund manager will still hold 18.7 per cent of CGI, which will buy back one quarter of the Caisse's shares for $100 million.