Posts tagged “Apple”

Updated June 9

Premium Lock Internet of Things for the masses: Microsoft unleashes IoT Central

In the cloud Daniel Callahan, an analyst at Technology Business Research, says Microsoft aims to deliver IoT to the masses via IoT Central. The new offering is slated to roll out during 2Q17-3Q17, and TBR will be watching to see if it lives up to its promise.

June 9

Premium Lock Apple CEO to MIT grads: Tech without values is worthless

Tim Cook Science is worthless if it isn't motivated by basic human values and the desire to help people, Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Friday, urging them to use their powers for good.

June 9

Premium Lock Inside Apple: With HomePod, tech giant's strategy for digital home comes to life

With the announcement of HomePod, Apple's strategy for the digital home comes to life, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

June 6

Premium Lock Exclusive: Epic Games makes Vader-in-VR a reality at Apple showcase (+ videos)

Epic Games' Unreal Engine 4 is at the very center of Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, demonstrating again its technical prowess that has made the Cary-based company an annual contributor to the prestigious event. Epic provides a VR inside look at the Star Wars universe plus a creation for Lord of the Rings' Peter Jackson - and more. John Gaudiosi reports exclusively for WRAL TechWire.

June 6

Premium Lock Apple's HomePod speaker pumps up the volume on tech rivals (+ video)

Apple is hoping a new smart home speaker will strike a chord with music lovers -- the latest test of the iPhone maker's ability to redefine markets originally staked out by its rivals. Plus: Watch a video recap of the best news from the annual Apple developers conference.

June 5

Premium Lock Wearables market surges 18%; Apple, Xiamoi pass Fitbit

Xiaomi, Apple take top spots in booming wearables market with Fitbit caught in a "transformation," says research firm IDC. Meanwhile, Samsung is growing fastest of all.

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Updated May 17

Premium Lock Qualcomm: Apple is pressuring contractors in patent dispute

An escalating battle between Apple and Qualcomm over money and patent rights is drawing in Taiwanese contractors that assemble Apple's iPhones.

May 8

Premium Lock Buffett, Munger: We missed on Google + Video: Why Buffett sold IBM shares

Listening to Warren Buffett never gets old to the thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders who filled an arena Saturday to listen to the billionaire investor at the company's annual meeting. But they did hear some doubts about Buffett's and partner Charlie Munger's wisdom on tech stocks.

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May 4

Premium Lock Apple: We're responsible for nearly 35,000 jobs in NC

Apple     Apple declares in a new report that it is responsible for creating nearly 35,000 jobs across North Carolina. The tech giant maintains multiple operations in the state, including retail stores and a mammoth data facility.

Updated May 3

Premium Lock Inside Apple: Revitalized Mac PC business, services power revenue growth

Apple     Analysis: Apple's revitalized Mac PC business and sustained success in its Service segment powered the company's revenue growth in 1Q17, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

Updated May 3

Premium Lock Apple growing cash stash spurs talk of huge acquisition (+ video)

As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the world's most valuable company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. Plus: Watch Fox Business News analysis of Apple's earnings.

April 28

Premium Lock Apple cuts off payments, Qualcomm slashes expectations

Semiconductor Qualcomm slashed its profit expectations Friday by as much as a third after saying that Apple is refusing to pay royalties on technology used in the iPhone.

April 13

Premium Lock Survey: Teens love iPhones, Amazon, Nike, and food

Teen survey show spending trends Teenagers are spending their money on food, athletic gear, video games and more than three-quarters of them own iPhones. So says the latest Piper Jaffray Taking Stock with Teens survey.

April 12

Premium Lock Report: Apple dominating 'contactless' pay - but don't forget Paypal

Trying out Apple Pay More than 500 million people will be using "contactless" payment systems within the next five years as growth surges by more than 50 percent, says a new report. Apple is the dominant provider - but don't forget Paypal.

Updated April 11

Premium Lock Lenovo topples Apple as No. 1 in Laptop Magazine rankings

Lenovo is the top brand for laptops in the annual rankings from Laptop Magazine, replacing Apple which has held the top spot since the tech news publication began rating portable computers in 2010. Lenovo's machines received a perfect "10" for innovation.

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Updated April 3

Premium Lock Tests find Lenovo, others overstate many laptops' battery life

If you find to your horror that your laptop's battery life is a heck of a lot less than what the manufacturer claimed you could expect, you're not alone, fellow tech slaves. Tests by a UK tech web site finds that most manufacturers, including Lenovo, are overstating energy expectations.

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