Research and development

12.09.14
Apple to open advanced R&D center in Yokohama, Japan
12.09.14

Apple to open advanced R&D center in Yokohama, Japan

Apple today announced that it will open a research facility in Yokohama, Japan. The announcement f...

By S. Sande,   12.09.14
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10.28.14
Apple last year spent a record $6 billion on Research and Development costs
10.28.14

Apple last year spent a record $6 billion on Research and Development costs

Apple this week filed its 2014 10-K annual report with the SEC, offering investors a comprehensive...

By Y. Heisler,   10.28.14
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07.23.14
Apple spent a record amount on R&D last quarter
07.23.14

Apple spent a record amount on R&D last quarter

Taking a look at Apple's recently filed Form 8-K, we see that the amount of money Apple spent on R...

By Y. Heisler,   07.23.14
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06.16.14
One year in, and Google's crazy internet-by-balloon project is doing just fine
06.16.14

One year in, and Google's crazy internet-by-balloon project is doing just fine

Even we laughed a little when Google X announced Project Loon -- an ambitious experiment built to...

By S. Buckley,   06.16.14
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04.16.14
How Google's internet-balloon idea got off the ground
04.16.14

How Google's internet-balloon idea got off the ground

On paper, the notion of balloon-provided internet sounds more than a little ridiculous, but that's...

By T. Seppala,   04.16.14
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02.12.14
A look at Apple's R&D expenditures from 1995-2013
02.12.14

A look at Apple's R&D expenditures from 1995-2013

For a company that makes as much money as Apple, you might be surprised to learn that it spends far...

By Y. Heisler,   02.12.14
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01.28.13
Apple R&D spending spiked at the end of 2012
01.28.13

Apple R&D spending spiked at the end of 2012

Apple may be on the top of its game lately, but that doesn't mean the company isn't still looki...

By M. Schramm,   01.28.13
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11.09.12
Apple named "most innovative" company three years running
11.09.12

Apple named "most innovative" company three years running

Global management consulting firm Booz & Co. named Apple the world's most innovative company...

By K. Hodgkins,   11.09.12
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09.27.12
From the lab: Lumia 920 image stabilization and 808 drop test at Nokia R&D (video)
09.27.12

From the lab: Lumia 920 image stabilization and 808 drop test at Nokia R&D (video)

Yesterday's lab installment gave us an opportunity to pit the Lumia 920 against competing smartpho...

By Z. Honig,   09.27.12
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