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  • This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes The Canadian Press - Tue, 15 Apr, 2014

    iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending April 14, 2014:

  • Apple reportedly wants to charge a $100 premium for the iPhone 6

    Call it the iPhone $ix. According to a new report from Jefferies analyst Peter Misek, Apple is negotiating with carriers to charge $100 more for its next iPhone.

  • BlackBerry: BBM poses 'small' risk from Heartbleed on … The Canadian Press - Mon, 14 Apr, 2014

    WATERLOO, Ont. - BlackBerry (TSX:BB) says Apple iPhones and Android devices running chat software BlackBerry Messenger face an "extremely small" risk from the Heartbleed software bug. BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM, was created originally for the company's own products, but BlackBerry released software last fall which made …

  • TORONTO - For some longtime smartphone users, Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy phones are starting to feel a little boring. HTC is hoping that represents an opening for its new smartphone, the HTC One M8, which is officially available through Bell, Rogers and Telus next week. Problem is, it's a crowded battleground …

  • Some New Brunswick apple farmers are estimating deer have ruined roughly 30 per cent of this year's crop.

    The heavy snowfall in parts of New Brunswick has been tough on apple farmers and it could be foreshadowing a difficult season in 2014.

  • Renesas Electronics Corp's chip is pictured at the company's office in Tokyo

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc is in talks to buy Japan-based Renesas Electronics Corp's stake in a unit that designs liquid crystal display chips for iPhones for about 50 billion yen ($483 million), the Nikkei reported, without identifying a source. Renesas owns 55 percent stake in Renesas SP Drivers, its joint venture with Sharp …

  • iPhone 6 Looks Crazy Thin in New Leaked Photos Tech Media Network (Laptop) - Tue, 1 Apr, 2014
    iPhone 6 Looks Crazy Thin in New Leaked Photos

    The iPhone 6 has already been the subject of several concept designs and other mockups, but a French site claims to have obtained what could be actual leaked photos of Apple's new flagship device. Sporting rounded edges and a barely-there profile, the new images from French site show an iPhone that has …

  • In this Aug. 27, 2012 photo, the Apple iPhone 4s, left, is displayed next to the Samsung Galaxy S III at a store in San Francisco. Apple already has won nearly $1 billion in judgments against Samsung over patent infringements involving older-model devices. Now Apple is alleging Samsung’s newest devices, such as its Galaxy S III, also copied Apple technology. Jury selection for the case begins Monday, March 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    SAN JOSE, Calif. - The fiercest rivalry in the world of smartphones is heading back to court this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, with Apple and Samsung accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features. "There's a widespread suspicion that lots of the kinds of software patents at issue are …

  • A man use his iPad inside a local coffee shop in downtown Shanghai

    By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge in New York granted class certification on Friday to a group of consumers who sued Apple Inc for conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices in violation of antitrust law. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said the plaintiffs had "more than met their burden" …

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gestures while speaking with reporters after giving a press briefing on the intersection of cloud and mobile computing Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Francisco. Microsoft unveiled Office for the iPad, a software suite that includes programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and works on rival Apple Inc.'s hugely popular tablet computer. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Microsoft Office fans who've spent the last nine months using the software's suite of apps on their tiny smartphone screens are probably thrilled that they can finally create and update documents on the iPad's significantly bigger display surface. The new version of Office for Apple's tablet is not likely …

  • Danish hearing aids group GN Store Nord has seen a jump in its U.S. costumer base following the launch of a new product developed jointly with Apple for the iPhone, the company told analysts at an industry conference in Orlando. GN Store Nord obtained at least 20 percent more new costumers in the United States in the first …

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at a Microsoft event in San Francisco

    By Gerry Shih and Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp's new Chief Executive Officer, Satya Nadella, finally unveiled Office for Apple Inc's iPad in a polished debut that set him apart from his energetic predecessor while signaling his plans to make mobile apps the top priority at the world's largest software …

  • Microsoft General Manager Julia White gestures while talking about the Office 365 app during a press briefing Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Francisco. Microsoft unveiled Office for the iPad, a software suite that includes programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and works on rival Apple Inc.'s hugely popular tablet computer. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software suite, a breakthrough heralding a new era under a CEO who promises to focus more on the devices that people are using instead of trying to protect the company's lucrative Windows franchise. Thursday's unveiling of the much-anticipated …

  • BlackBerry Ltd. sued one of its top executives to stop him from jumping ship and joining Apple, keeping him stuck at the company until June, court documents show.

  • Nova Scotia apple grower Larry Lutz prunes a tree at a workshop in Warren Grove, P.E.I.

    Many Maritime apple growers looking to prune their trees before they blossom this spring have been forced to delay their efforts because of this year’s harsh winter.

  • Apple has upgraded its cheapest iPad to a fourth-generation model from the iPad 2, which it is retiring. It is selling iPad with Retina display for the same price.

  • The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest

    Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company's Office software suite on March 27, a source familiar with the event told Reuters, and use his first big press appearance to launch the company's most profitable product in a version compatible with Apple Inc's popular tablet. Nadella, …

  • This image released by Ellen DeGeneres shows actors front row from left, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong’o Jr., and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie as they pose for a "selfie" portrait on a cell phone during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ellen DeGeneres)

    Apple is embracing the selfie craze rather the fighting it, it seems, as they have made it even easier for selfie takers to find the perfect app in the Apple App Store. On Thursday, Apple added the "Sharing Selfies" category … Continue reading →

  • A Microsoft Office logo is shown on display at a Microsoft retail store in San Diego

    By Gerry Shih and Bill Rigby SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - It may be one of Microsoft Corp's biggest squandered opportunities. Take Artivest Holdings Inc, a New York-based financial services startup that sells alternative investment products. "There are no more Microsoft Word documents being circulated. "If I'm …

  • How Apple could convince Canadians to upgrade their iPhones Fin - Dashboard - CA - Wed, 12 Mar, 2014
    A woman tries the silver colored version of the new iPhone 5S after Apple Inc's media event in Cupertino

    He’s one of those people that will almost always have the latest Apple iPhone, but Tim Mitra doesn’t have much of a choice. As the CEO of iT Guy Technologies in Toronto, Mitra is both an Apple consultant as well … Continue reading →

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