Banners advertising Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S III and Apple's iPhone 4S are displayed at a store in Seoul, South Korea.
August 25, 2012 The legal win over Samsung, and the more than $1 billion in damages awarded, could send rival phone makers scrambling to make their products less "Apple-like."
Attendees of Apple's 2012 World Wide Developers Conference look at the new MacBook Pro with Retina display.
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July 13, 2012 Apple is rejoining a widely used registry of environmentally friendly electronic devices. The surprise move comes after the company received harsh public criticism for turning its back on its green environmental image.
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June 20, 2012 Our audience, like the rest of America, loves apple pie — we're traditionalists. But in growing numbers, Americans are branching out to chocolate; key lime and cherry.
Queen Charlotte Sophia, wife of King George III and the original celebrity endorser.
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May 21, 2012 Nancy Koehn, retail historian, traces the history of branding back to 18th century England.
Reading a book on an iPad.
April 11, 2012 The Justice Department's concerns stem from the way e-books have been priced since Apple introduced the iPad. Apple and other companies have denied any wrongdoing and say they have improved competition.
Customers talk with Apple employees, in blue, inside a San Francisco Apple store on Friday, the first day of the launch of the new iPad.
March 19, 2012 Apple announced Monday that for the first time since the mid-1990s the company will start paying a dividend. At the end of 2011, Apple had almost $100 billion in cash burning a hole it its pocket, and investors have been clamoring for the company to start sharing the wealth.
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A group of protesters demonstrate outside Foxconn's annual meeting in Hong Kong last year. Working conditions at the company's plants have brought criticism on Apple.
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February 15, 2012 Audits of working conditions are under way at Foxconn's manufacturing plants in China, a key link in Apple's supply chain of iPhones, iPads and other devices. The effort will include visits to at least three sites, "each with more than 100,000 workers," says Auret Van Heerden of the Fair Labor Association.
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January 31, 2012 Instapaper is a little app that started out as a side project. Now it's a thriving one-man business. We talk to Marco Arment, Instapaper's founder and sole employee, about the app economy.
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A new iPhone 4S at Apple's Beijing flagship store.
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January 26, 2012 Apple has been taking a lot of heat lately for working conditions at plants making its products in China. Some of the tech giant's largest suppliers are repeat offenders.
January 24, 2012 The company earned $13.1 billion in the quarter ended Dec. 31, a record. Sales of iPads were also up — soaring 111 percent from the same quarter a year earlier.
January 17, 2012 What if Siri had other plans?
Police tried to seal off the area as thousands of customers gathered outside an Apple store in Beijing's upmarket Sanlitun shopping district today.
January 13, 2012 Everybody knows things can get a little crazy at Apple stores in the U.S. when the company unveils a new product. But things got extra crazy in Beijing today.
"We got the number of the Vatican and called the pope," Steve Jobs says of the first project he worked on with Steve Wozniak. Later, the two founded Apple Computer.
November 16, 2011 When he died on Oct. 5, Steve Jobs was eulogized as the tech visionary who put elegantly designed gadgets into the lives of people who often hadn't realized the devices were essential — until Jobs, and Apple, created them. A recently recovered 1995 interview offers another chance to hear from the late CEO.
For his upcoming biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, Walter Isaacson conducted more than 40 interviews with the enigmatic tech leader.
October 21, 2011 With a book about Steve Jobs' life set to hit real and virtual shelves soon, his official biographer, Walter Isaacson, is appearing on 60 Minutes. The book reveals that Jobs waited months before having surgery on a tumor — and unknowingly met his biological father.
Steve Jobs introduces new MacBook Air models at Apple headquarters on October 20, 2010.
October 6, 2011 Commentator Dave Pell looks back on his long, devoted relationship with the Apple Mac. It's the device that got him to do away with pen and paper. It's the device that allows him to create new things, the most significant tribute he can make to Steve Jobs.
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