Apple says it will give free protective cases to buyers of its latest iPhone model to alleviate the so-called "death grip" problem: holding the phone with a bare hand can muffle the wireless signal.
Vast competition is driving prices continually lower for e-books.
Apple Inc. said it will hold a press conference on Friday to discuss the latest iPhone model, which has been beset by complaints about its antenna.
Google Inc.'s second-quarter earnings missed analysts' target as higher expenses and the fallout from the European debt crisis dragged down the Internet search leader.
Apple Inc. will hold a press conference on Friday to discuss the latest iPhone model amid complaints about its antenna and Consumer Reports magazine's refusal to endorse it until the problems get fixed.
Companies finally appear to be muscling up their spending on the most expensive kinds of computers after slashing budgets during the recession, but fears of more economic uncertainty are proving tough for the technology industry to shake.
Apple has an iPhone problem it probably can't just fix with duct tape.
Shares of Apple Inc. took a hit Tuesday amid investor concerns over antenna reception problems with the latest iPhone and a related decision by Consumer Reports magazine not to recommend the device.
A decision by Consumer Reports against endorsing the latest iPhone because of reception problems threatens to tarnish Apple Inc.'s reputation, yet fans who have braved poor reception for years are likely to keep buying the product.