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Posts tagged “Apple”

Updated 12:14 p.m. today

Lenovo closes $2.9B Motorola deal; CEO says 'future even brighter'

Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the world's No. 1 computer maker a global smartphone brand. Lenovo is now the world's No. 3 smartphone provider.

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Updated 9:21 a.m. today

Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Tim Cook introduces iOS 8 Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.

Tags: Apple
Updated 8:57 a.m. today

New stats: Lenovo would be No. 3 if Motorola deal had closed before IDC released its latest stats

Well, just minutes after WRAL TechWire posted a story about the latest smartphone statistics, Lenovo announced closing of its deal for Google Motorola Mobility. With Motorola sales included, Lenovo would have returned to the No. 3 spot. So here's a revised story.

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Updated 8:48 a.m. yesterday

LabCorp earnings decline; Centice makes big sale; Facebook advertising surges; old Apple brings top dollar; FTC picks privacy expert

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of tech and life science news: LabCorp's revenue climbs but earnings decline; Centice in RTP makes big sale in drug abuse technology; Facebook's advertising soars; an old Apple sells for a lot of money; and the FTC's new top technologist is a privacy expert.

8:30 a.m. Tuesday

Apple's Tim Cook challenges home state Alabama on social issues

Tim Cook wants change in his home state. Alabama was too slow to guarantee the rights of minorities during the civil rights era, and now it's too slow to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday in challenging his home state to do better.

Tags: Apple
6:58 a.m. Tuesday

CanvasonDemand hiring in Raleigh; Apple Pay tops 1M; Twitter stock falters; RTP-based Implus buys Austin firm; Square 1 Bank shares rise

Bulldog Bulletin In today's Bulldog news wrapup: Raleigh-based CanvasonDemand is hiring; Apple's Tim Cook touts Apple Pay; RTP-based Implus makes another acquisition; Twitter shares take a hit; Square 1 shares rise

6:38 a.m. Monday

Latest news on Apple Pay rejection, FCC spectrum, Golden Joysticks, Nest acquires Revolv, and the Queen Tweets

Bulldog In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: CVS and Rite Aid disable Apple Pay; FCC postpones spectrum auction to 2016; Dark Souls 2 wins Game of the Year at UK's Golden Joystick Awards; Google's Nest Acquires Smart Home Hub Startup Revolv; and the Queen of England sends her first royal tweet.

Updated October 22

Apple issues security warning for iCloud, which is under attack

iTunes on iCloud   Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.

October 21

Record iPhone sales drive Apple's sizzling 3Q beat

Apple's bigger-than-ever iPhones   The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations. Excitement for the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models sparked sales of 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter -- a record for the months of July through September -- and made up for more disappointing sales of the company's iPad tablets.

October 20

Apple co-founder headlines Internet Summit in Raleigh

Internet Summit Sponsored content: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, aka "The Woz," will be in Raleigh headlining Internet Summit on Nov. 11-13.

Tags: Apple, People
October 17

Cash? Credit? No - Apple Pay may be next iRevolution

Apple's skinnier iPads and flashy big-screen iMac are sleek and stunning. But the tech giant is making a bigger strategic bet with next week's launch of Apple Pay - the mobile pay service aimed at turning your iPhone into your wallet.

Trying out Apple Pay Trying out Apple Pay

October 17

Review: Macs, mobile unite with new Apple Yosemite system

If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar. The Yosemite update to Apple's OS X system, available as a free download, adds several features to bring the Mac in line with last month's iOS 8 update for mobile devices. There's also new functionality to make Macs act more like iPhones.

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October 17

Apple showcase: New iPad, iMacs, Apple Pay launch, Watch

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. But that wasn't all. Updates for iMacs, the new Apple Pay system launch date and tools for its smart watch development.

Briefing Steve Colbert Briefing Steve Colbert

October 16

New iPads, Mac system expected at Apple event

Apple Inc. is expected to unveil new iPads at an event Thursday, as the company tries to drive excitement amid slowing demand for tablet computers. Apple may also announce a new Mac operating system and possibly new Mac computers. Watchers also await a possible launch date for Apple Pay, the company's new system for using iPhones to make credit and debit card payments at retail stores.

What will Tim Cook unveil today? What will Tim Cook unveil today?

Updated October 16

Google upstages Apple with new tablet, phone, streaming player

Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple's iPhone and iPad. It's also releasing a new streaming video and music device, Nexus Player, to compete with Apple TV and Roku, among others.

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October 15

Baby benefit: Facebook, Apple pay for egg freezing, sperm donors

Women in business Silicon Valley's biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. But beyond day-to-day luxuries, Facebook and Apple will now give up to $20,000 in benefits to help employees pay for infertility treatments, sperm donors and even to freeze their eggs. The move comes amid stiff competition for skilled engineers, and as many of the biggest firms try to diversify their male-dominated ranks to include and appeal to more women.

October 10

Tesla's autopilot; RTI's nuke disaster response plan; Apple is top brand; right to be forgotten in Japan; Symantec to split; Amazon's first store; Ichan wants Apple buyback

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Tesla's new model features auto-pilot, all-wheel drive; RTI unveils a nuclear disaster response program; Apple remains world's top brand; Google faces "right to be forgotten" in Japan; Symantec is going to split; Amazon to open brick-and-mortar store; and Carl Ichan wants another Apple share buyback.

Tags: Apple, Google, IBM, RTI
October 8

'Practical takeaways' at Internet Summit

Discussing marketing in 2.0 world at Internet Summit Sponsored content: The Southeast's largest digital strategies gathering - the Internet Summit - returns to Raleigh in November and is expecting its largest event to date.

September 30

Premium Lock New Windows sneak peak; U-verse to Wilmington; Cisco's $1B cloud move; China OKs iPhone 6; Ireland-Apple tax deal

Bulldog In today's technology news wrapup: Microsoft to offer sneak peak of new Windows; AT&T takes U-verse to Wilmington; Cisco expands cloud network; China OKs new iPhones after security assurances; and the EU presses Ireland about Apple tax breaks.

Updated September 30

Premium Lock Is 'bendgate' true? Consumer Reports finds iPhones not as bendy as believed

Last week, the Internet erupted with photos of bent iPhone 6s, and a very-viral video of a guy creasing an iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands. It seemed like a serious concern, yet everything about the uproar was highly unscientific. We don't like unscientific, so we promised then that we would use our lab equipment to find out just how delicate the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus really are. We also promised to run the same tests on comparable smart phones. We've done that now, and our tests show that both iPhones seem tougher than the Internet fracas implies.

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