Sunday, August 30, 2015

Do you remember back in 2012 and 2013, when Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares were experiencing a prolonged pullback that ended up seeing shares decline by 45%? It’s a rhetorical question, because how could you forget? (Yes, that was two rhetorical questions in a row.)

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“Hey Siri, give us a hint.” That is Apple’s pick-up line for its fans and followers to join CEO Tim Cook and team on September 9 for the unveiling of the next iterations of the iPhone.

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The iPhone 6s isn’t even out yet, and already luxury goods companies are preparing to give folks with way too much money the chance to pre-order their next-generation Apple handset in 24-karat-gold. Hot off the mark is Goldgenie, which is currently letting customers register their interest in an exclusive luxury box-set containing both a gold-plated iPhone 6s and a gold Apple Watch.

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Rattled much, Tim? With global markets falling on China concerns and Apple stock opening below $100 a share for the first time this year at $95, CEO Tim Cook took the unusual step of emailing top financial pundit Jim Cramer on Monday to ease investor concerns.

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Friday, August 21, 2015

“When 19th century British writer Charles Caleb Colton mused that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, it’s safe to say he wasn’t envisioning today’s tech wars,” Michael Simon writes for Macworld.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 39 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In this particular report we cover Apple’s future iBeacon based indoor location mapping for iOS devices.

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Monday, August 17, 2015

After briefly capturing the attention of the tech world two years ago, Apple iBeacon technology quickly faded from the discussion of potential growth drivers for the world’s largest publicly traded company. However, this largely dormant technology resurfaced again recently when retail behemoth Target announced a pilot beacon program, and Target hopes Apple iBeacon software will help finally allow this still-promising standard to eventually go live across its entire retail empire.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

iPhone sales may be up, but Apple stock is decidedly down after it reported fiscal third-quarter results that included a tepid financial outlook.

Sales of the phone, especially the 6 and 6 Plus models, propelled another blowout quarter for Apple, allowing it to post a 33% jump in revenue, to $49.6 billion, and profits ($1.85 per share) that surpassed analyst estimates by 4 cents.

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Monday, July 06, 2015

A Company by the name of Saxon Glass Technologies is suing Apple for trademark infringement. At present the court has yet to publish the formal complaint from Saxon. All we have are the basics of the case as noted in a summary noted below. With the complaint absent I checked out Saxon’s website looking for something that would shed some light on this case.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Apple has been granted a new patent for a system that enables a smartphone to change seamlessly from GPS signals to wireless networks when moving from outside to inside buildings, in order to plot your location more quickly and accurately.

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Thursday, June 18, 2015

The launch of Apple News looks set to upset potential publishers if initial reaction to the service’s terms and conditions is anything to go by. Bloggers have complained that they have been spammed by Apple with an email inviting them to join the service. Nothing wrong with that (aside from the unsolicited correspondence), you might say, but the problem is, complainants grumble, that acceptance of terms and conditions is assumed unless individuals actively opt out.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Google Slides users now have a dead-simple way to control presentations remotely, provided there’s a Chromecast or Apple TV handy. With Chromecast (or any Android TV set-top box), users can now beam their presentations to the big screen from the Google Slides app for iOS and Android.

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Friday, June 12, 2015

The company on Saturday will open its sixth Manhattan store along Madison Avenue, with the site including an original bank vault reimagined as a VIP showroom. Apple wants to offer a touch of luxury at its newest Manhattan location.

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Friday, June 05, 2015

While most of us focus on the consumer, education or enterprise applications of Apple’s devices, there’s another huge market where Cupertino’s products are making waves: the medical profession. According to a new report from Reuters, 14 out of the United States’ top 23 hospitals have already rolled out a pilot program for Apple’s HealthKit service, which acts as a one-stop shop for compiling everything from blood pressure information to heart rates.

Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/311163/top-u-s-hospitals-already-putting-apple-healthkit-work/#OZ1dIo9oaK4eyhfp.99


Friday, May 29, 2015

Bruce Sterling once said “those that live by disruption, die by disruption”. No one is immune. Apple has laid waste to many industries, especially the music business. In turn it has seen its downloads empire eroded by challenger Spotify.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Apple (AAPL) announced fiscal second quarter revenue and earnings Monday evening that beat analyst estimates and sent shares up more than 1.8 percent in after-hours trading. Sales of $58 billion and net income of $13.6 billion, or $2.33 per diluted share, handily passed the $56 billion in revenues and $2.16 per share that Wall Street expected.

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

IN A BID TO MEET ANALYST EXPECTATIONS, Apple reportedly plans to launch a trade-in programme for Android and BlackBerry devices. Apple first launched its trade-in programme in 2013 to encourage iPhone users to trade in their smartphone for a shiny new one.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

In an exclusive Q&A, the current CEO discusses the Watch, how Steve Jobs informs Apple’s future, and how Apple lives “outside the box.” BY RICK TETZELI AND BRENT SCHLENDER
Fast Company: How does Steve Jobs’s legacy live on at Apple?

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Researchers working with the Central Intelligence Agency have conducted a multi-year, sustained effort to break the security of Apple’s iPhones and iPads, according to top-secret documents obtained by The Intercept. The security researchers presented their latest tactics and achievements at a secret annual gathering, called the “Jamboree,” where attendees discussed strategies for exploiting security flaws in household and commercial electronics.

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Apple has removed competing fitness bands from its retail stores as the company prepares to ship its own wearable, the Apple Watch. Checks of major stores in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and New York reveal Apple no longer carries such popular bands as the Jawbone Up and the Nike+ FuelBand, both activity-tracking wristbands.

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