Tag Archives: Apple Inc.

20Jul/15

FTC looks into Apple’s rules

(Reuters Business Report) – Apple’s streaming music rivals are crying foul, saying Apple’s App Store puts them at a competitive disadvantage. And now, sources tell Reuters the Federal Trade Commission is looking into it. Last month, Apple became a competitor to the likes of Spotify and Rhapsody when it launched its paid streaming service, Apple Music.
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25Jun/15

Gold Apple watch smashed during magnet crash test

A gold Apple watch is smashed to pieces as part of an unusual online trend of putting

technological gadgets through extreme crash tests.

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25Jun/15

Impact of Apple’s change of heart on music service

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS / INTERNET) – In a year in which Taylor Swift’s star has risen in to the upper stratosphere, her biggest victory may have been watching Apple ‘blink” after the pop star called out the tech giant for its initial policy of refusing to pay artists during free trials of its new Apple Music streaming service.
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25Jun/15

Apple mints money off Watch bands

(Reuters Business Report) – You likely bought extra bling when you bought your Apple Watch. What you didn’t know is just how much money Apple is making off of it. Reuters has learned that nearly a fifth of Apple Watch buyers wind up shelling out for spare bands. The top seller is the $49 black Sport Band made of synthetic rubber. Believe it or not, tech research firm IHS says that only costs Apple about $2 to make. While that doesn’t account for the packaging, shipping, and materials costs, that’s a whopping profit margin.
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19May/15

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says Kering lawsuit “regrettable”

The founder of Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd Jack Ma says a lawsuit by a group of luxury goods makers owned by Kering SA accusing the Chinese e-commerce giant of being a conduit for counterfeiters to sell goods was “regrettable”.

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18May/15

First look at Steve Jobs biopic released

Universal releases a teaser trailer for the upcoming biopic, “Steve Jobs,” starring Michael Fassbender in the title role of the late tech titan.
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30Apr/15

Tattoo snafu irks inked Apple Watch wearers

(REUTERS) – Early adopters of the Apple Watch, Apple Inc’s first new product in five years, are complaining that a number of its key functions are disrupted by their tattoos.

Tattooed owners of Apple Watch have found that their inked skin confuses the sensors on the underside of the device.
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