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AirPods  – Apple at its best

AirPods  – Apple at its best

Written by on May 24, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Over the years I’ve tried a number of different Apple headphones with my iPhones, both in ear and on ear. I’ve always struggled to find a set that are comfortable, so presumably I have strange ears! However when I eventually managed to get hold of some AirPods I realised I’d found something that I actually […]

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News highlights – 23 May

News highlights – 23 May

Written by on May 24, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 23 May Blackberry shares rise on security, auto software hopes TORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd’s Toronto-listed shares surged 8.5 percent on Tuesday as investors raised expectations that the technology company’s cyber security and automotive software will post strong growth, an analyst said. Read more… Altice looking at US Wireless market NEW YORK […]

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Huawei narrows gap on main smartphone rivals, Apple, Samsung

Huawei narrows gap on main smartphone rivals, Apple, Samsung

Written by on May 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – China’s Huawei has narrowed the gap with its two biggest competitors Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics in global smartphone sales, first-quarter data from research firm Gartner showed on Tuesday. The Chinese network-to-consumer-electronics builder increased its market share to 9 percent during the first quarter from 8.3 percent in the year-earlier period. “Huawei […]

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Will Apple and Facebook results justify stock market rally?

Will Apple and Facebook results justify stock market rally?

Written by on May 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple and Facebook may expand their already outsized share of U.S. technology revenue when they report their earnings this week, as investors look for evidence to justify this year’s U.S. stock market rally. The two are the last of the top five U.S. tech companies by market value to release their […]

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Apple outlines autonomous car training plans – a clue to its strategy

Apple outlines autonomous car training plans – a clue to its strategy

Written by on April 24, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company’s autonomous vehicle technology aspirations. Apple was granted a permit to test self-driving cars on April 14 by the California Department of Motor Vehicles but the […]

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News highlights – 17 April

News highlights – 17 April

Written by on April 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 17 April Ant Financial sweetens bid for MoneyGram to clinch deal BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Ant Financial has sweetened its bid for MoneyGram International Inc by over a third, beating a rival offer to gain approval from the U.S. electronic payment firm’s board, although it still faces regulatory hurdles. Read more… Berkshire Hathaway […]

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Apple and Foxconn teaming up to buy Toshiba chip business?

Apple and Foxconn teaming up to buy Toshiba chip business?

Written by on April 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) – Apple Inc is considering teaming up with its supplier Foxconn to bid for Toshiba Corp’s semiconductor business, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Friday – the latest twist in the sale of the world’s second-biggest flash memory chipmaker. The U.S. technology giant is considering investing at least several billion dollars to take […]

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Results are in: Apple vs Australian banks – Apple wins

Results are in: Apple vs Australian banks – Apple wins

Written by on April 6, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

A group of powerful Australian banks have lost their battle with Apple Pay after the country’s consumer commission denies their authorization to collectively bargain. A new ruling by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has denied a request by the Australian banks, Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, National Australia Bank, Adelaide and Bendigo Bank to bargain with […]

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Apple, Google, others back away from fight over travel bans

Apple, Google, others back away from fight over travel bans

Written by on March 16, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc are among more than 60 technology companies that appear to have backed away from the legal fight against U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, deciding not to put their weight behind a lawsuit seeking to block the second version of his executive […]

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Is Huawei in poll position to capitalise on Samsung Note 7 fiasco?

Is Huawei in poll position to capitalise on Samsung Note 7 fiasco?

Written by on February 27, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Phonemakers are piling in to fill a gap in the market left by Samsung, still licking its wounds from a costly recall of its flagship Note 7 and with no key device of its own to launch at the telecom industry’s biggest annual fair. China’s Huawei, the most likely contender to fill […]

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