Latest from Reed Albergotti
Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal are joining a growing chorus of leaders and experts who would like to see technology companies give them more freedom to develop applications to fight the coronavirus.
  • May 29, 2020
The U.S. maker of Bluetooth tags for tracking lost items says Apple wields its power unfairly, snuffing out competition.
  • May 28, 2020
Apple launched its "exposure notification" software Wednesday, giving state and national governments the ability to build mobile applications that may tell people when they've been near people who have the coronavirus.
  • May 20, 2020
As states and national governments make efforts to use technology to augment their contact tracing efforts, Apple and Google's monopoly in the smartphone market has proved an obstacle.
  • May 15, 2020
Apple warned investors in February to expect worse than expected numbers in its fiscal second quarter. Since then, the virus spread around the world and tanked the global economy. On Thursday, investors got an opportunity to survey the damage so far.
  • Apr 30, 2020
Apple's built-in iPhone email app has a major security flaw, according to new research, allowing hackers to exploit an iPhone without victims knowing or even clicking on anything. The discovery raises new questions about whether iPhones are safe to use, especially for people who may be targets of deep-pocketed hackers.
  • Apr 23, 2020
The industry has been hammered by high taxes, local opposition to retail stores, the vaping crisis and more. The coronavirus creates a new opportunity and another potential crisis.
  • Apr 14, 2020
The U.S. struck a deal with General Motors to buy ventilators, weeks after the automaker rearranged its factories to join the coronavirus fight.
  • Apr 8, 2020
Inside the auto giants’ efforts to build prototypes and revamp factories to produce tens of thousands of ventilators in time for covid-19 patients.
  • Apr 4, 2020
Two weeks into mandatory stay-at-home orders in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington state, there’s evidence the curve of infections is flattening compared to other U.S. metro areas.
  • Apr 1, 2020