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Archives: January 2016

  1. Alphabet Inc. may soon dethrone Apple as the world’s most valuable company

    As the digital advertising market booms and demand for smartphones wanes, Alphabet Inc…

  2. Apple Pay coming to ATMs from Bank Of America and Wells Fargo

    Both Bank Of America and Wells Fargo are working on integrating Apple Pay into their ATMs…

  3. Apple acquires education-tech startup LearnSprout

    Apple Inc. said it acquired education-technology startup LearnSprout, which creates software for schools and teachers…

  4. Oppenheimer sees major boost for Cirrus Logic in Apple’s iPhone 7; CRUS stock soars 16%

    We believe CRUS has secured a smart codec enabling active noise cancellation in Apple’s earbuds for the iPhone 7…

  5. Why Apple’s ‘iPhone 5se’ would be a desperate move

    Apple is rumored to be readying an iPhone 5se which would take the iPhone 5s, update its internals…

  6. Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple iPhone 7 Plus to offer innovative dual-camera configuration

    While the 4.7-inch ‘iPhone 7’ will feature the usual iSight rear-facing shooter, Apple is prepping two 5.5-inch “iPhone 7 Plus” variants…

  7. Apple TV gets free, personalized newscasts with new Watchup app

    Apple TV users now have access to free, personalized newscasts from Watchup, a startup that aggregates content from 160 partners…

  8. Skylake Mac notebooks may see staggered launches in 2016

    Apple is expected to refresh its MacBook lineup in 2016 with Intel’s faster Skylake processors and Thunderbolt 3 with USB-C…

  9. Strong dollar impacts Apple’s earnings in a major way

    Apple would have generated $80.8 billion in revenue, up 8% year over year…

  10. Samsung widens worldwide smartphone unit share lead

    Global smartphone shipments grew 6 percent annually from 380.1 million units in Q4 2014 to 404.5 million in Q4 2015

  11. Apple’s attempt to draw attention away from iPhone sales leaves Wall Street unimpressed

    Sometimes, giving investors extra insight into a promising new line of business works wonders with Wall Street…

  12. Bernie Sanders camp suspicious of Microsoft’s influence in Iowa Caucus

    The campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is raising questions about the involvement of Microsoft…

  13. Apple recalls certain AC wall plug adapters and Apple World Travel Adapter Kit customers

    Apple today announced a voluntary recall of AC wall plug adapters designed for use in…

  14. Apple is in a position to overtake Samsung as world’s top chip buyer

    One indicator of healthy mobile device or PC sales is the amount of money a company spends…

  15. Macworld reviews Numbers 3.6.1 for Mac: ‘The best version of Apple’s spreadsheet app so far’

    The customizable toolbar improves the app’s usability and performance with large data sets has gotten much better…

  16. Jim Cramer: The Apple analysts are blowing it

    Cramer considers all of these analysts to be traditionalists, and they are all looking at Apple as if it were…

  17. Apple’s Angela Ahrendts: ‘I don’t see them as retail employees, I see them as executives’

    Having jumped to Apple in 2014 after eight years as CEO of Burberry, Angela Ahrendts…

  18. How Apple’s new speed bump could make it an even stronger company

    By the time the markets closed on Wednesday, Apple had lost about $37 billion of its market cap…

  19. U.S. FCC wants more companies making cable boxes

    The government wants to make it easier for you to buy and use cable boxes from companies other than your cable provider…

  20. Beleaguered Samsung warns of tough 2016 after 4Q profit plunges 40%

    Beleaguered Samsung’s net profit for the October-December period plunged 40 percent from a year earlier to…

  21. Oracle pulls plug on Java browser plugin

    The perennial threat vector otherwise known as the Java plugin will be deprecated…

  22. No, Apple is not dying and neither is the iPhone

    At the moment, Apple’s biggest problem is its own success…

  23. VMware Fusion, Workstation team axed

    The developers responsible for the virtualization company’s Workstation and Fusion desktop products have been laid off…

  24. Mossberg: Twitter has become secret-handshake software

    Hardly a day has gone by recently when people interested in tech haven’t found another alarming headline about Twitter…

  25. Apple pounded by wave of price target cuts

    Consumer electronics giant Apple saw its shares fall sharply Wednesday, a day after the company reported mixed December-quarter results…

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