Apple Inc. is a US multinational corporation that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics and computer software. Its iPads and iPhones are among the most successful products in the world.
The company regularly comes under fire from consumer and data protection advocates. It is also being criticized for its contractors' labor practices, as well as its environmental practices. This is a collection of DW's latest content on Apple.
Smartphones have up to 30 rare metals in them - many of which are extracted under inhuman conditions, says Amnesty International. Pressure is increasing on producers to reveal their supply chains and ensure fair working conditions in the extraction of the elements. Apple is leading the way.
In China, up until a few decades ago, bicycles were seen a cultural icon, and a symbol of progress. Then, with the economic boom, cars took over the streets in China's megacities and bikes were seen as backwards. Now, a new generation is discovering bicycles. The rental bike business is booming - and big data is part of it.
It's no joke, April 1 is a big day in computing history. In 1972 Intel released its 8008 microprocessor and four years later we had Apple Computer*. But Brian Kernighan says we still don't understand the digital world.