Activist investor Carl Icahn said he will pursue a shareholder vote to force Apple Inc. to boost its stock buyback plan, as part of his campaign to unlock more of the cash held by the world’s most valuable company.
China Mobile Ltd. won state approval to start commercial service on the world’s largest fourth- generation wireless network, clearing a key hurdle to offering Apple Inc.’s iPhone to its 759 million subscribers.
Apple Inc. said a monitor appointed to oversee antitrust compliance at the company in the wake of its electronic books price-fixing case is “operating in an unfettered and inappropriate manner” and overbilling for it -- charging more than $138,000 in his first two weeks.
Apple Inc. is in talks to buy PrimeSense Inc., the maker of motion-tracking chip technology that was used in Microsoft Corp.’s Kinect video-game console, according to a person with knowledge of the discussions.
Apple Inc. is set for a replay of a court fight against Samsung Electronics Co. in which the iPhone maker may seek to recoup more than the $411 million in damages a judge cut from a $1.05 billion jury award in 2012 over patents.
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook is working to broaden the company’s distribution in China as a way to reignite growth after the iPhone maker reported its first decline in annual profit in at least a decade.