Posts tagged “Apple”
Steadfast commitment by Apple executives to transform greater iPhone user engagement into service revenue growth is succeeding. But the company faces challenges, says TBR analyst.
Apple reported earnings that exceeded analyst forecasts Tuesday. The company had quarterly earnings of $1.42 a share, 4 cent more than the $1.38 a share analysts expected. Shares rose 7.1 percent to $103.65 in after hours trading following the earnings report.
Apple wants to encourage millions of iPhone owners to register as organ donors through a software update that will add an easy sign-up button to the health information app that comes installed on every smartphone the company makes.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: You may be paying too much for streaming music; Netflix is coming to Comcast; a Cisco-backed tech survey says Singapore benefits most; and Vermont passes first GMO labeling law.
Fitness trackers routinely measure physical activity such as running and cycling and encourage people to stand up and walk around throughout the day. But if you're in a wheelchair, you're out of luck. Apple wants to change that with an upcoming Apple Watch feature announced Monday. Plus: Upgrading Apple TV to support Sling, beefing up Siri integration.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Apple plans major software update; a solar plane aims for flight to Europe after flying over Statue of Liberty (see photo); a solar drone is unveiled (see photo); and finding the real "hobbits" (see photo).
App Store ads; Yahoo patent sale; save reindeer app; smart car insurance discounts; Singapore net security
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Apple will start showing ads in the App Store; Yahoo plans to sell 3,000 patents; app may save reindeer; a look at discounts for smart car technology; and Singapore moves to improve Internet security by cutting government works off from the net.
Tech mogul Elon Musk says he plans to go into space himself, expects people on Mars within nine years, and sees Apple - not Google - as a competitor in autonomous cars.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Twitter revises tweet multimedia limits; more ads are coming to Google Maps; Facebook makes changes in news after meeting with conservatives; and Apple's Tim Cook says apps are the future of TV.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and science news: Bayer and Monsanto are talking a deal; Facebook execs meet with conservatives to discuss alleged bias; LinkedIn confirms just how big a 2012 hack was; and Apple plans to open a development office in India.
Analysis: So what's really going on with Apple's $1 billion investment in China-based ride sharing firm - and Uber rival - Didi Chuxing? Anand Sanwal of venture capital research firm CB Insights offers his take. Plus, there's good will such a deal will generate for Apple in China, says an analyst.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Google proposes new emojis for professional women; Apple invests $1 billion in an Uber competitor; Facebook defends its news trending; and a new cyberattack hits bank.
Analysis: Apple's dismal earnings announcement shows why it badly needs to rethink its innovation model and leadership. Its last breakthrough innovation was the iPhone -- which was released in 2007. So it's time to acquire Tesla - and name Elon Musk as CEO.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: AOL promises more live content, including VR, plus a public studio; Fiat Chrysler and Google are teaming up to develop an autonomous minivan; Apple loses a suit in China over the iPhone name; and Google offers $250,000 to Flint, Mich.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: The search resumes for the "God particle" at CERN; the FDA approves a Parkinson's disease drug; Marissa Mayer gets $55 million severance package if ousted; and billionaire Carl Icahn sells his stake in Apple.
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Apple unveils medical apps for iPhones; Sanofi badly wants to buy a San Francisco pharmaceutical firm; Comcast is buying DreamWorks; and the FTC wins court case over in-apps purchases made by children through Amazon.
A reorganization and job cuts in its smartphone business are apparently not producing quick dividends for Lenovo. The latest statistics from research firm IDC show that Lenovo has fallen out of the top five among global manufacturers.