Fred O'ConnorReporter, IDG News Service Boston Bureau

Fred O'Connor writes about IT careers and health IT for the IDG News Service.

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Apple sells record number of iPhones in blockbuster holiday quarter

Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones in the first quarter of the year.

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Apple Watch to go on sale in March, claims analyst

Component shortages may cause supply issues, but first quarter sales of the Apple Watch will still total in the millions

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iPhone 6 sales boost Apple's smartphone OS market share

The gains came at the expense of Android.

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Forensic software gets around Apple's iCloud security features

Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker can pull data from iCloud accounts with a person's knowledge

EA files copyright suit against Zynga over The Sims Social

Electronic Arts has sued Zynga, developer of the popular -Ville brand of social media games, alleging that the company violated EA copyright pertaining to its Sims Social Facebook game.

Updated SDK from Soti allows businesses to remotely control Apple mobile devices

Businesses can now remotely control enterprise mobile applications developed for Apple's mobile platform with the latest version of Soti's MobiControl Software Developer Kit for iOS, announced Tuesday.

Smartphones, tablets seen boosting mobile health

Wireless devices will allow doctors to provide their patients with more medical information, said a speaker at a mobile health conference.