Tag Archives: Apple Inc

VIDEO: China Will Have To Wait For New IPhones

11 Sep

China is one of Apple Inc.’s biggest markets by sales and a major growth driver. But when it comes to its new iPhones, the country will have to wait, highlighting the difficulties the technology giant faces in getting its China strategy right. The Cupertino, Calif., company on Tuesday unveiled its new iPhone 6 and iPhone [...]

VIDEO: Apple Payments Service May Boost Sales Of Larger IPhones

10 Sep

The addition of a mobile payments service to Apple’s next iPhone could help to boost sales of the larger-screen phones and claw back market share lost to mobiles running on Google’s Android platform. At least six brokerages raised their price target on Apple’s stock by as much as $16 to a high of $116 on [...]

VIDEO: WeChat Helps Apple Rack Up Bonus Points In China

8 Sep

Known locally as Weixin, WeChat had 438 million monthly active users globally, mostly in China, at the end of June, and has rapidly evolved from a messaging tool into a digital Swiss Army knife, allowing users to send messages, play games, book taxis and shop online. The app has proved a winning formula in getting [...]

VIDEO: Apple Watch To Use Wireless Link

5 Sep

Apple Inc. plans to include short-range wireless technology in its coming smartwatch, according to people familiar with the matter, signaling that it sees a role for the device in digital payments. The gadget’s use of near-field communication, or NFC, reflects Apple’s broader ambitions for the so-called iWatch beyond health and fitness tracking, the most commonly [...]

VIDEO: Apple Says Its Systems Not To Blame For Celebrity Photo Breach

4 Sep

The week before a crucial launch of its new iPhone, Apple Inc said intimate photos of celebrities including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence were leaked online through the apparent hacking of individual iCloud accounts.

VIDEO: Microsoft Partners Said To Test Windows 9 Ahead Of Public Release

2 Sep

Microsoft is expected to release a technical preview of Windows 9 on September 30th. According to NeoWin’s Brad Sams, Microsoft is currently providing some partners with access to the operating system ahead of the public. That’s not too surprising, but it does lend credibility to current expectations that the operating system should touch down, in [...]

VIDEO: New Apple IPhone To Have ‘mobile Wallet’ Function: Bloomberg

1 Sep

Citing a person familiar with the situation, Bloomberg said on Sunday, Apple plans to enable its next iPhone to become a mobile wallet by allowing owners to securely make mobile payments in a store with the touch of a finger. The agreement includes participation by Visa, MasterCard and American Express and will be announced Sept. [...]

VIDEO: Apple Working With NXP For Pay-by-touch Technology In New IPhone

29 Aug

The Financial Times reports that Apple Incorporated is working with Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV to add secure near-field communications technology into the next iPhone, which would enable the smartphone users to pay by touch. Citing people familiar with Apple’s plans, the daily reported NXP will provide the secure near-field communications chips that will allow [...]

VIDEO: Apple Planning 12.9-inch IPad For 2015: Bloomberg

27 Aug

Apple Incorporated is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year. The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of its 10-inch and 7.9-inch tablets, which are faltering as people replace iPads less frequently than expected and [...]

VIDEO: China Refutes Claim Of Government Ban On Apple Purchases

8 Aug

According to the country’s chief procurement center, Apple Inc products such as laptops and tablets are not banned from Chinese government procurement lists, refuting a report claiming Apple was blacklisted on national security concerns. According to a Bloomberg News report published on Wednesday, 10 Apple products, including MacBook laptops and iPad tablets, were taken off [...]