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Will iPhone number 10 just be a case of tech catch up, no innovation?

Will iPhone number 10 just be a case of tech catch up, no innovation?

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

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. The new iPhone is expected to include new features such as high-resolution displays, wireless charging and 3-D sensors. Rather than representing major breakthroughs, however, […]

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News highlights – 18 January

News highlights – 18 January

Written by on January 19, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 18 January No trade war between US and China says Alibaba boss in Davos DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – China and the United States are not about to be drawn into a trade war, Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma said on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. Read more… Most […]

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New York Times removed from Chinese app store

New York Times removed from Chinese app store

Written by on January 5, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc has removed the New York Times Co’s news apps from its app store in China following a request from the Chinese authorities, the companies said separately on Thursday. Apple removed both the English-language and Chinese-language apps from the iTunes store in China on Dec. 23, according to the New York Times, which […]

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Apple gets aggressive in hiring talent for car project

Apple gets aggressive in hiring talent for car project

Written by on December 22, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

There looks to be a backbone behind the groupthink that Apple is staying in the autonomous car game, as the company has apparently poached dozens of BlackBerry’s QNX software engineers to work on an automotive operating system project in Ottawa – not five minutes’ from QNX HQ. Mapping firm Here has also reportedly been a […]

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It turns out that Apple does have a plan for autonomous cars after all

It turns out that Apple does have a plan for autonomous cars after all

Written by on December 8, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Apple decides to stay on the pot, drops NHTSA letter for auto ambitions. Apple has apparently confirmed that it does have a plan for an autonomous car, after sending the US NHTSA a letter. Saying that it was investing heavily in machine-learning and autonomous systems, Apple still hasn’t clarified what exactly it will be making […]

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Apple wades into the self-driving car debate, shows its hand?

Apple wades into the self-driving car debate, shows its hand?

Written by on December 5, 2016 in Features with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles. A five-page letter from Steve Kenner, Apple’s director of product integrity, to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

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News highlights – 14 November

News highlights – 14 November

Written by on November 15, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 14 November Facebook still rejecting claims that the site affected election results NEW YORK, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg again rejected the idea that the social network affected the U.S. presidential election, saying late Saturday it is “extremely unlikely” news hoaxes changed the outcome. Ensnared in a string […]

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Touch screen keys appear on new MacBook Pro, but price jump startles

Touch screen keys appear on new MacBook Pro, but price jump startles

Written by on October 27, 2016 in News with 1 Comment

CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Apple Inc unveiled a revamped MacBook Pro on Thursday, adding a fingerprint reader, replacing function keys with a small touch screen and raising prices by several hundred dollars. The first redesign in several years is a sign Apple still sees a role for the product that launched the company, even though […]

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News highlights – 10 October

News highlights – 10 October

Written by on October 11, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 10 October Apple stock hits highest since December on Samsung Note 7 fire crisis SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s stock on Monday jumped 2.3 percent, reaching a high not seen since December, after rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd suspended production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones following reports of fires […]

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Is it bye-bye for Samsung and olé for Foxconn after Sharp OLED investment?

Is it bye-bye for Samsung and olé for Foxconn after Sharp OLED investment?

Written by on October 5, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Long-time partner Apple said to be in talks about screens for future iPhones, as Sharp’s new owner, Foxconn, spends heavily on OLED. After clinging stubbornly to LCD displays for its iPhones and iPads – albeit increasingly advanced ones – Apple looks set to convert to OLED for the next generation of its handsets. The problem […]

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