Posts tagged “Apple”

July 13

Premium Lock Fox in charge of henhouse? Apple to open data center in China with government ties

Apple     Apple will open a data center in mainland China with ties to the country's government, raising concerns about the security of iCloud accounts that store personal information transferred from iPhones, iPads and Mac computers there.

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June 27

Premium Lock Duke prof on iPhone past, future: 'It's changed how we interact with the world'

It's hard to believe that iPhones and the smartphone revolution began a decade ago. Duke Professor Debu Purohit, who teaches marketing technology, talked then about the launch on June 29, 2007, and talks now about the changes iPhones continue to trigger.

June 22

Premium Lock North Carolina not on list for Foxconn $7B tech plants in US

Foxconn, the manufacturer that assembles smartphones for Apple and electronic devices for other firms, expects to announce plans soon for $7 billion in investments to build plants in the U.S. But North Carolina isn't on an early list of possible sites.

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Updated June 15

Premium Lock What impact will Huawei's PC move have on Lenovo, other rivals?

Lenovo         As Huawei gears up for its global PC push, what will the impact be on Lenovo and other rivals? Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta takes a look.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Rotting Apple? Revenue, profit declines show weakening influence + A graphical view

Apple     Analysis: Apple's latest revenue and profit declines show its influence on the devices market is weakening, says Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta. Plus: See a graphical review of its results and financials.

Updated June 12

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.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Buffett makes $1B tech play in Apple + Graphical view of Berkshire Hathaway

Warrenn Buffett  Investors might question Warren Buffett's long-standing aversion to tech stocks after his Berkshire Hathaway bought 9.8 million shares of Apple. The news gives a boost to Apple shares.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Apple: First revenue decline since 2003 reflects a problem - people love, keeping iPhones

iPhones          Analysis: Apple's latest earnings report shows a big obstacle for the tech giant. Year-over-year revenue declined for the first time since 2003 and a reason is: People love their iPhones. So what's Apple to do? Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta offers his in-depth analysis.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Apple vs FBI fallout: Is our data safe, private anymore?

FBI Analysis: How far can government go in exploring an individual's data in the name of safety? The FBI's disclosure that it had found a way to crack a terrorist's iPhone without the help of data raises serious questions about the security and privacy of our personal data, says an expert on technology and cyber security. Plus: See a Graphiq view of the debate.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Apple's latest iPhone, iPads and more: Graphical views

​Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet forbusiness use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company's commercial momentum in the face of mounting challenges. Plus, our report includes graphical views on new products.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Campbell law professor: FBI demands in Apple case are 'chilling'

Apple iPhones    As the battle between Apple and the FBI intensifies over unlocking data from an iPhone used by one of the terrorists in a mass killing in San Bernardino, Calif., a Campbell University law professor called the government demands "chilling" but said the issue needs to be debated more fully.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Google's Alphabet comes before Apple as world's most valuable company

Alphabet now comes before Apple atop the list of the world's most valuable companies after a robust fourth-quarter earnings report. Plus: Take an interactive graphical view of Google's stock.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Apple: Revenues could fall but CEO touts 'biggest quarter;' interactive graphic tracks details

​Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015, in what may prove to be a turning point for the world's most valuable company. What did the CEO and CFO have to say? Plus: An interactive graphic provides additional details.

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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.

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