Items tagged with Apple

Russia has a ruble problem and it doesn't appear to be getting any better. Since the start of 2014, the ruble has lost 57 percent of its value versus the U.S. dollar, and the Bank of Russia has raised interest rates from 10.5 percent to 17 percent... Read...
Apple chief Tim Cook isn't all that happy with a BBC report alleging poor working conditions and the overall mistreatment of workers at its Chinese manufacturing facilities where popular devices like the iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2 are made. The... Read...
The Apple Pay mobile payments service was announced alongside new iPhones back in September, and officially launched the following month. Apple Pay kicked off with support for Visa, MasterCard, and American Express credit cards and has partnered... Read...
A case against Apple regarding antitrust violations for the company’s iPod restrictions has been going on for roughly a decade. However, the case was finally closed today when the jury unanimously voted to clear Apple of the charges.  Plaintiffs... Read...
There's an interesting competitive dynamic forming between Bose and Apple, two companies that suddenly became rivals when the latter acquired Beats by Dr. Dre. It's been a bit of a contentious relationship so far, with Bose suing Apple for patent... Read...
If you’ve been eying Apple’s iPhone 6 and haven’t yet taken the plunge, Wal-Mart is offering a holiday promotion that might prompt you to get off your lazy butt. The retail giant normally sells the iPhone 6 for $179 with a new two-year contract... Read...
As job perks go, the company phone is a longtime favorite. Next year, more than 23,000 United Airlines flight attendants will be wielding the iPhone 6 Plus, which may result in an improved customer experience and seems bound to result in some... Read...
A look around the market should have revealed to Apple that there would be rabid demand for larger screen iPhone models, yet the Cupertino outfit is still struggling to ship the necessary number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets in a timely... Read...
Terry Gou, Chief Executive Officer at Foxconn, had an ambition goal in mind for 2015: replace one million workers with robots for menial tasks during the assembly of consumer electronic devices, including those sold by companies like Apple. With... Read...
It seems that smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi, and other companies have violated Taiwan’s privacy laws by collecting and sending back user data to company servers. Back in September, Taiwan’s National Communications Commission launched an... Read...
Apple issued an update to its Safari web browser earlier this week that was supposed to patch more than a dozen security vulnerabilities, but has now pulled it offline due to issues affecting some users. Those affected by the buggy update say that... Read...
In mid-September, Apple CEO Tim Cook posted an open letter outlining his company’s commitment to privacy. Cook explained that his company makes customer privacy a high priority and that collecting vast amounts of user data simply isn’t a priority... Read...
Samsung has 930 million problems and Apple is behind each and every one of them. That figure represents the number of dollars Samsung owes Apple for infringing iPhone patents with its Galaxy line of mobile devices. In short, Apple accused Samsung of... Read...
Every budding entrepreneur is familiar with Apple's humble beginnings in a garage. From there, the company grew. And grew, and grew, and grew to where it is today -- a firm with a market capitalization just shy of $680 billion, and that's after the... Read...
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