Trump Delays Tariffs on Smartphones and Laptops

If you’re hoping to get new gadgets for Christmas, we have some good news: The Trump administration says it will delay a planned 10 percent tariff on some consumer electronics, including smartphones, laptop computers, videogame consoles, and computer monitors, as well...

Attention Apple Retro-Heads: Claris is Back!

In 1987, Apple moved its software products, such as MacPaint and the office suite AppleWorks, into a new subsidiary called Claris. But by 1998, most of Claris’ products had either moved back to Apple or been discontinued. So the company reformed as FileMaker,...

When Open Source Software Comes With a Few Catches

As open source software grows more popular, and important, developers face an existential question: How to make money from something you give away for free?The Open Source Initiative standards body says an open source license must allow users to view the underlying...