Posts tagged “Apple”
In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Top companies, including Apple and Google, sign pledge to cut carbon emissions; Samsung monitor will wireless charge phones; Apple Watch headed to Best Buy; Square files for IPO.
Analysis: Apple shares took a hit Tuesday after the company remained coy about smartwatch sales, but the iPhone remains a strong core. Analyst Daniel Callahan at Technology Business Research spells out why he believes Apple remains strong.
Apple stock slides; Microsoft's $8.4B write-down; GSK suit; Yahoo's loss; Facebook loses warrant fight
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Apple stock tumbles as it stays coy on watch sales; Microsoft takes a huge write-down; GSK sues a software developer; Yahoo reports a quarterly bummer; and Facebook loses in warrant battle.
Money talks in Washington, D.C., and technology giants keep spreading around the cash as it lobbies for everything from tax breaks to more business. AT&T stepped up its lobbying, for example, as it continues to try to win approval for its DirecTV deal. But the communications giant has plenty of company when it comes to investing in D.C.
In today's Bulldog update of technology news: Durham public housing residents to get Google Fiber free; Aerie Pharmaceuticals expanding R&D in the RTP; IBM, RTI partner; iPod touch updated; EPRI to study coal ash recycling for Duke
In today's Bulldog update of Technology news: Duke Energy first in carbon emissions; FTC investigating Apple Music; Firefox offshoot gets $100M to challenge Apple and Google. Amazon Prime Day offers deals.
Lenovo retains its top position astride International Data Corp. (IDC) second quarter PC shipment market share tracker, moving from 19.4 percent of the market a year ago to 20.3 percent. Lenovo CEO Gianfranco Lanci says the PC business is a powerful growth engine for the company.
Apple Watch forecast cut; robot kills worker; IBM's $1.5B chip deal closes; GSK vaccine, narcolepsy linked; AT&T-DirecTV deal nears OK
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: An analyst says Apple Watch sales are slowing and he cuts forecast; a robot kills a worker in Germany; IBM closes on its $1.5 billion deal to dump its chip business; a GSK drug is linked to narcolepsy outbreak by study; and AT&T reportedly wins Justice Department OK for its DirecTV deal.
Cisco's Warrior to Wipro?; T-Mobile dumps upgrade fee; Taylor Swift's 1989 to stream; Tinder-Match spinoff; Facebook's new security head
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior may advise Wipro; T-Mobile dumps its upgrade fee for phones; Taylor Swift allows "1989" to be streamed by Apple; Match.com and Tinder being spun off; and Facebook has a new security officer.
When cars fly; iTunes vs. music industry; ChannelAdvisor's new deal; Uber wins in NYC; who will lead Twitter?
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: A Polish company unveils a car-sized jet; it's Apple vs. music industry in royalty battle; ChannelAdvisor expands Amazon support; Uber scores a victory in New York City; and who will be the next CEO at Twitter?
Chimerix raising $150M; Jawbone-Fitbit fight; Spotify tunes up with $115M; Tesla's SUV coming; TransEnterix raising money
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Durham-based Chimerix looks to raise $150 million for drug development; Jawbone sues Fitbit - again; Spotify raises $115 million to fight Apple; Tesla's SUV is coming soon; and RTP-based TransEnterix looks to raise money for robotic surgery system.
New features promised for smartphones, tablets and watches could improve how we interact with technology. Although it's too soon to tell how well these will work in practice, here's a look at what I'm looking forward to most this fall.
When Apple launches its Apple Music streaming service at the end of June, it will affect things big and small in the music industry. Here's a look at some of the major aspects of Apple Music.
Apple's iTunes helped change the way music-lovers bought their favorite songs, replacing plastic discs with digital downloads. Now the maker of iPods and iPhones wants to carve out a leading role in a revolution well underway, with a new, paid streaming-music service set to launch this summer.
It's no secret Apple has been working on a revamped Apple TV, with speculation suggesting a new user interface, remote, Siri integration and an app store. But an Apple subscription service doesn't appear to be happening soon.
The first "smart" home gadgets that can be controlled by Apple's voice-activated digital assistant are going on sale this week, just days after rival tech giant Google announced it's building its own software for Internet-connected home appliances and other gadgets. A highlight is a "SmartPlug" from iHome for lamps and other devices.
Apple, Facebook, and Google, which all own data centers that consume considerable quantities of energy in North Carolina, have asked state legislators not to freeze the state's renewable energy standard.
Video revenue surges, text string can disable iPhone Messages, Netflix subscriber growth, Snapchat IPO
In today's Bulldog roundup of tech news: study shows online video advertising revenue doubled over three years; Netflix projected to have 100 million subscribers by 2020; a tiny text string can disable iPhone Messages app; Snapchat plans an IPO.