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  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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Oprah signs deal with Apple

Apple trying desperately to catch up to Netflix and Amazon Apple announced Friday that Oprah Winfrey has signed a multiyear deal to create original content for the tech giant. The deal gives Apple a special weapon to hopefully help the company compete with content creators like Netflix and Amazon, which continue to pour billions of […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 13 Days ago
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Fitbit’s share value surged on Monday

Citron bets on Fitbit Wearable technology company Fitbit saw its stock rise 15% on Monday after praise from short-seller Citron Research. The firm, which recently forecasted Snapchat’s turnaround, reported that Fitbit’s stock price could increase by more than 200% in 2018. The analysts argue that their value stems from the health care initiatives that Fitbit […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • 16 Days ago
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Alexa Meets The Apple Watch For The First Time

The famous Amazon Alexa has now spilled over into the Apple brand. The new app Voice in a Can allows Apple Watch users to communicate with Amazon’s Alexa from their wrists. The third-party app does not require the user to pair with an iPhone in order to be linked to the device. Alexa was first […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 19 Days ago
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Facebook shares data with phone manufacturers

One step forward, two steps back for Facebook The New York Times reported Sunday that Facebook has partnerships with phone manufacturers like Apple, Microsoft, and Samsung that allow the companies to access user data. This includes information about education, work history, relationship status, political views, and religion. Phone manufacturers can then use this information to […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 19 Days ago
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Apple’s WWDC Highlights

iOS 12 is revealed In the 2018 World Wide Development Conference, CEO Tim Cook announced the latest and greatest upcoming developments to Apple’s iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. The conference centered around iOS 12, its next operating system, and the features it contains. Here are some more details on what’s to come for Apple […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 24 Days ago
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Warren Buffett nearly invested in Uber

Uber misses out on Buffett’s investment When Warren Buffett invests in or even comments on a company, every investor takes notice. Indeed, he has the ability to send shares skyrocketing solely because he is confident in it. Further, when he announced that he bought 75 million shares of Apple (AAPL) in the first few months […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 25 Days ago
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Microsoft eclipses Alphabet in value

The technology firm’s market value surpassed Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday Microsoft (MSFT) shares have increased by 15% since the beginning of 2018 and nearly 41% in the past year. Contrarily, Alphabet (GOOGL) has increased by just .3% in 2018 and 8% in twelve months. At the end of Tuesday, Microsoft was valued at $749 […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 26 Days ago
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Two Chinese firms make top 10 most valuable list

Tencent and Alibaba make the top 10 China has two firms in the BrandZ top ten most valuable global companies for the first time in history. The list looks like this: Google Apple Amazon Microsoft Tencent Facebook Visa McDonald’s Alibaba AT&T Alibaba is China’s newcomer to the list, joining Tencent in the top 10 for […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Are you willing to pay $999 for an iPhone?

iPhone X is not selling well because of its high price. Apple’s earnings report show an increase. Perhaps it’s because of how frequent each generation of iPhones are getting released, or maybe because of the increased number of competitions in the market, the latest iPhone, the iPhone X, seems to be lacking behind in the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Can Apple’s commitment to Renewal make an impact?

Apple continues to show its dedication towards sustaining the environment. Apple and Google have both purchased RECs such that they are 100 percent running on clean energy. With all the commotion about climate change and the role we have assumed in the contribution of it, it is no wonder that large multinational corporations are taking […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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Youtube Red & Google Play Music combined, is it Destined for Success?

While there is already a significant amount of advertisement on Youtube that frustrates users, it seems like the situation will be worsening. Gradually, the commercials that interrupt music videos will be boosted. Rumor has it that Youtube has come up with a single new invention that encompasses the Google Play Music as well as Youtube […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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Amazon continues to flourish

For some time now, Alphabet, the parent company of our beloved Google, has been holding the position of the runner-up, right behind Apple Inc. in the global market. In recent events, Amazon.com has just surpassed Alphabet in acquiring the position of the second most valuable company in the world. This is the first of such […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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Steve Jobs’ 1973 application

Steve Jobs mementos have always been highly sought after at auctions. In 2014, a buyer paid $40,000 for a signed contract that was dated back to 1978. Then, a magazine with his mere signature was procured at the remarkable price of over $50,0000 last October. There was an auction that took place in the course […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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Apple is dominating the tech industry

Back in 2010, there was a virtual magazine subscription called Next Issue, but was rebranded as Texture by Next Issue Media in 2015. Now, Texture has over two hundred magazines available electronically on most systems including Windows, Amazon, Android and iOS. All it requires users to do is to pay a fixed monthly charge and […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 4 Months ago
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Xiaomi: Alternative for Android Smartphones

Attributable to the 21st-century advancement in technology, there are not many folks out there who are not in possession of a smartphone. As a matter of fact, smartphones are no longer considered as a luxury item, instead, they have become a necessity to our generation just like water and oxygen. They are the first thing […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 10 Months ago
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Tax breaks entice Apple to build a data center in Iowa

Apple announced plans Thursday to build a $1.3 billion data storage center in Waukee, IA, a suburb of Des Moines. Construction will begin early next year, and the facility will be operational by 2020. According to the AP’s David Pitt, the Iowa Economic Development Authority has given Apple $208 million worth of state and local […]
  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 12 Months ago
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Continued Apple-Qualcomm Legal Battle Leads to iPhone Ban Request

Qualcomm has requested the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban the import of certain iPhones that do not use Qualcomm chips, as well as ban Apple from selling any devices that have already been imported. The complaint accuses Apple’s iPhone of infringing six of Qualcomm’s mobile patents. If successful, the ban would affect the importing […]
  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 12 Months ago
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Unprecedented Leak Reveals Details About Three New iPhones Expected Later This Year

Historically, Apple is notoriously hush-hush about its new products, especially its iPhone. Leaks promising new features on a given Apple product are rare, vague, and probably false. Information regarding the iPhone 8, iPhone 7S, and iPhone 7S Plus, however, has been leaking profusely over the past two weeks or so. Famed iPhone insiders Ming-Chi Kuo […]
  • Cedric Brenninkmeijer
  • 1 year ago
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Apple’s Preventative Measures Against Leaks of Corporate Secrets

Apple goes to great lengths to prevent leaks and ensure any information regarding their products remain concealed. Their methods include hiring NSA, FBI and secret service experts on a global scale to ensure that only Apple is privy to its product information. But considering the value of future products and how they are made leads […]
  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Apple Wants to Save the Planet by Using Recycled Materials

Since Apple released its new environmental report, the company says it’s going to do what it can for the good of the planet. It seems like it was only last year that Apple bragged about all the money they saved in recycling. That amount included the $40 million it saved in re-used gold from older […]
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