1. Blogs
    May 14th, 2014 by Joel Mathis
    Apple’s secretive acquisition past

    Last week’s unoffical report that Apple is looking to buy Beats Music for US$3.2 billion was significant far beyond its industry-shaking business...

  2. Blogs
    April 7th, 2014 by Dan Moren
    Apple’s acquisition of speech recognition company speaks to Siri improvements

    Worried Siri didn’t get enough love in iOS 7? Apple’s not done with the intelligent assistant just yet, if one of its newer acquisitions is any...

  3. Blogs
    January 24th, 2014 by Macworld Australia Staff
    The Rumour Mill

    Goodness, is it Friday already? Where does the week go? Don’t answer that. Because all we really need to know is that, yes, it is indeed the...

  4. News
    January 7th, 2014 by Madeleine Swain
    Australian camera app snapped up by Apple

    If you’ve tried to download the popular SnappyCam app from the App Store recently, or even visited the website hosted by its maker SnappyLabs,...

  5. Blogs
    August 21st, 2013 by Marco Tabini
    Why would Apple add a fingerprint sensor to the iPhone?

    As rumours suggest that Apple may announce a new iPhone as soon as next month, the speculation game, never at less than a low simmer, has heated...

  6. News
    August 1st, 2013 by John Cox
    Latest iOS 7 beta reveals possible fingerprint sensor for iDevices

    Some code strings in the latest release of Apple’s iOS 7 beta software suggest that the next group of iPhones and iPads, expected to be released...

  7. News
    October 5th, 2012 by Macworld Australia Staff
    Apple partners with Australian security firm MicroLatch for NFC project

    Apple is reportedly working with Sydney-based fingerprint security company MicroLatch, to develop fingerprint technology for NFC applications. According...

  8. Blogs
    August 22nd, 2012 by John Cox
    iPhone 5 rumour roundup for the week

    For the iOSphere, reading SEC documents is the modern equivalent of the ancient art of haruspicy, reading animal entrails, to learn the future of...

  9. News
    August 18th, 2012 by Ashleigh Allsopp
    Apple rushed to acquire AuthenTec to introduce fingerprint scanners in iPhone 5, iPad mini – report

    In July, Apple snapped up AuthenTec - a company that specialises in security systems such as fingerprint scanners – for a whopping US$356 million....

  10. News
    August 3rd, 2012 by Karen Haslam
    Apple’s fingerprint-authentication deal under fire

    Apple’s purchase of fingerprint-authentication software developer AuthenTec is being called into question by an investor, who thinks the company...

  11. Blogs
    August 1st, 2012 by Ian Paul
    Apple’s AuthenTec buy shows needed focus on mobile security

    Apple’s decision to buy AuthenTec, a mobile and network security provider, reflects the realization that we need stronger security for devices...

  12. News
    July 29th, 2012 by Dan Moren
    Apple acquires fingerprint scanner firm AuthenTec

    Apple has snapped up AuthenTec, a US-based company that specialises in security systems such as fingerprint scanners. Under the deal, which was made...

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