Posts tagged “Apple”

Updated February 7

Premium Lock Eat your electronics; giant race drones coming; iPhone users beware of vulnerable apps

In today's update of technology news: Tiny electronic devices you swallow could use stomach acid for power; giant race drones are being developed; and iPhone users beware: 76 apps can leak data and pose risks from hackers.

February 1

Premium Lock Apple is back: Services, iPhone, Mac segments fuel record quarterly revenue

Apple    Analysis: While the iPhone is the core of Apple's future initiatives, Apple's latest earnings show that the initiatives the company put in place to monetize nearly every aspect of the iPhone user experience helped restore revenue growth, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.

January 30

Premium Lock Wallet wars: After chip card headaches, will we embrace mobile pay?

E-Commerce Given the abundance of hacking and "snoopers" that can sniff your PIN, so-called chip cards seemed like a good idea. But the inconvenience - every merchant seems to have a different way to handle them plus there is a noticeable time delay - this ecommerce shopper is ready for "contactless" transactions such as Apple Pay. So are millions of others, says a new study from Juniper Research.

January 19

Premium Lock Tech news: Apple $1B more in NC; Netflix shrinking DVD biz; CoLucid sold; Biogen settles suit; satellites track jets; GPS anomalies

Note to our readers: The Bulldog wrapup of technology news, which has been a staple of WRAL TechWire for years, is taking on a new look. We are expanding it to incorporate Triangle and regional headlines, not just news from The Associated Press and other wires. In effect, the Bulldog will become the new home for other occasional WTW posts such as Triangle Headlines. No one publication in the Triangle can adequately cover all the tech and life science news that's happening daily - well, make that hourly. The Bulldog, which draws its name from an old newspaper term for early editions and from WTW Editor Rick Smith's late bulldog Roxie, will attempt to bring you a daily wrapup of highlights.

Apple's original site plan for N.C. Apple's original site plan for N.C.

Updated January 11

Premium Lock US sales growth helps Lenovo keep global PC sales lead

Lenovo's halo keyboard  Receiving a continuing boost from PC sales in the U.S., Lenovo grew sales in the fourth quarter of 2016 and thus maintained its hold on the No. 1 spot in global sales. But No. 2 HP draws ever closer, according to two reports.

January 10

Premium Lock How iPhone changed the world in 10 years - then stalled (+ video)

​Few people realized it at the time, but the world shifted fundamentally a decade ago when Steve Jobs pulled the first iPhone from Apple's bag of technological tricks. Plus: Revisit Jobs' historic announcement.

December 30, 2016

Premium Lock Apple cutting iPhone production; Google Pixel has issues; editing tweets a bad idea?

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Apple to cut iPhone production; Google's Pixel devices shutting down; editing tweets a bad idea?

December 28, 2016

Premium Lock Facebook, YouTube top mobile apps of 2016

Facebook  Facebook and YouTube haven't lost their seats at the top of the mobile app world. Facebook and YouTube were the top smartphone apps of 2016, according to Nielsen "Tops of 2016 report.

Updated December 27, 2016

Premium Lock You Decide: What Will Happen to the Economy in 2017?

Mike Walden Dr. Walden forecasts more jobs and higher wages, but also increasing inflation and higher interest rates for 2017.

December 27, 2016

Premium Lock Russian cyberpower, travel booking systems lack privacy; Google wearables, a trillion dollar Microsoft

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: How Russian cyberpower invaded the US; flight booking systems lack privacy; Google wearabales to launch; Microsoft first trillion dollar tech company?

December 22, 2016

Premium Lock Nokia sues Apple; Regtech hot; Facebook making you sad?

Bulldog In today's roundup of technology news: Nokia sues Apple again; Regtech startups see more business; Facebook may be making you sad.

Updated December 12, 2016

Premium Lock Trump invites top tech execs to Wednesday summit

Donald Trump A handful of top tech execs from Google (Alphabet), Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, and Oracle and others have been invited to a summit Wednesday by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, Recode reports.

December 9, 2016

Premium Lock Disney awarded gaze-tracking patent, every U.S. taxpayer gave Apple $6, Samsung update will make Galaxy 7 phones useless

Bulldog In today's update of technology news: Samsung update will prevent Galaxy 7 phones from charging; Disney awarded gaze-tracking patent; American taxpayers each paid Apple about $6.

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