Posts tagged “Apple”

Updated October 19

Brands go for top domain names; voice recognition breakthrough, and you may be in a perpetual police photo lineup

Bulldog In todays update of technology news: Brands turning to top domain names led by Google; Microsoft makes voice recognition breakthrough; and you may be in a perpetual police photo llineup.

Updated October 12

Premium Lock Lenovo still No. 1 in PCs - barely - thanks to US growth

Lenovo's lead in the world PC market is so thin it could be called angel-hair pasta thin. The tech giant stretches its No. 1 PC seller in-the-world-streak to three years - but just barely. Hard-charging HP nearly topples Lenovo from the top spot in the third quarter, new statistics show. Only growth in the U.S. keeps Lenovo ahead as its overall sales decline.

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Updated October 11

Premium Lock AT&T, Verizon top US 'investment heroes' list; Duke Energy is No. 10

Economy AT&T leads the new "U.S. Investment Heroes of 2016" report that ranks non-financial companies by investment in the American economy. The top 25 is dominated by technology and energy companies with AT&T leading for the fourth consecutive year.

October 6

7 up: Galaxy beats iPhone in testing by Consumer Reports

Samsung and iPhone are still the top dogs when it comes to smartphone wars despite Samsung's recent problems and dwindling hype over iPhones. New and more complete tests results from Consumer Reports show which is best.

Updated September 29

The AI future: Utopian or dystopian ... that is the question

Five of the world's tech giants - Google, Amazon, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft - are teaming up in an effort to persuade us that artificial intelligence is our friend, not a threat to our jobs or a human future. The Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society, they call it. Will this be education or brainwashing?

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Updated September 8

Premium Lock Risky move? Apple is betting big on a wireless world (+ graphical view)

Apple iPhone 7 - no headphone port ” Apple wants to push consumers further into a wireless world. Its tactics: Eliminate the standard headphone jack in its newest iPhones and market new "AirPods"€” tiny wireless earbuds that the company claims greatly improve on standard Bluetooth technology. But there are risks.

September 7

Premium Lock Apple to show off new iPhones - maybe new ways to listen, too

​Apple is expected to show off new iPhones, an updated smartwatch -- and maybe some new gear for listening to both -- during its annual fall product launch event today. Here's a preview.

Goodbye Headphone Jack? Goodbye Headphone Jack?

Updated September 6

Premium Lock Scoop? Lenovo leaks rumored new iPhone 7 specs

Lenovo and its Motorola smartphone group are getting credit for delivering a scoop about the new iPhone 7 specs, which Apple is expected to announce Wednesday.

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August 30

Premium Lock Forecast: Computer sales to keep dropping in '16, '17

A Lenovo gaming-geared laptop   Worldwide desktop and notebook computer sales to continue dropping but could rebound in 2018, according to a new forecast.

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