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Apple updates iPad line

Apple lowers costs of iPad with new model. Yesterday, March 21, Apple announced a new “low-cost” 9.7-inch iPad. Let’s look at it and what it means for its iPad business. New iPad available for purchase on the 23rd March at 3PM. Building a cheaper iPad Air 2 Apple has historically discounted its older-generation iPad models

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Apple state that many of the WikiLeaks hacking exploits have been patched.

Apple state that many of the WikiLeaks hacking exploits have been patched.

You may have seen the latest WikiLeaks news that the CIA have been targeting Samsung TVs and other electronics for advancing snooping. It seems the CIA has a dedicated hacking unit called Center for Cyber Intelligence that is devoted to obtaining zero-day exploits for iOS and other devices. The WikiLeaks information, however, also claimed that the CIA had lost

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Apple set to distribute $3.1 Billion dividend

Apple set to distribute $3.1 Billion dividend

Next Thursday the 16th, Apple will pay shareholders a quarterly dividend of $0.57 per share held. To qualify you must be a holder of APPL today. Total payout will be $3.1 billion.  This payout will be the fourth 57 cent dividend Apple has paid since it announced plans to increase its dividend from 52 cents during

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Apple Q1 Earnings to be released today

Apple Q1 Earnings to be released today

Q1 results Apple will report Q1 earnings later today when the US market closes. The holiday season is always Apple’s most important quarter. With negative year-on-year revenue growth for the last three quarters can Apple rebound with huge iPhone units sales and solid services growth. And if Apple does show increased revenue and profit will

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Apple UK raise prices on apps as sterling falls

Apple UK raise prices on apps as sterling falls

Apple are raising UK App Store prices by 25 percent, bending to the pound’s drop in value following our Brexit vote to leave the EU. Apps that cost 79 pence will increase to 99 pence, according to a notification sent to app developers today. Apps that costs $2.99 in the U.S., for instance, will now

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Irish tell Brussels to take a hike

The Dublin administration said the EU’s competition watchdog had interfered with its sovereignty. Ireland is appealing against the order to recoup 13 billion euros and will argue that the Commission is attempting to rewrite Irish tax laws and that Apple’s Irish subsidiaries paid all tax which was properly due. A Department of Finance submission said: “The Commission

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Apple increasing dominance in smart phone market

Apple increasing dominance in smart phone market

Apple once again recorded over 100% of the smartphone market’s operating profits in the third quarter, dominating its competitors, according to BMO Capital Markets. BMO Capital Markets analyst Tim Long estimates the iPhone accounted for more than 100% of the smartphone market profit because other vendors lost money in the sector. As a result, Apple has more

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Apple and Google to compete with the Amazon Echo device

Apple is pressing ahead with the development of an Echo-like smart-home device based on the Siri voice assistant, according to a report in Bloomberg. They report that the project started more than two years ago and has exited the R&D stage and is now in prototype testing. Like Amazon’s Echo, the device is designed to control

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The FT claims that Apple is speaking with McLaren with intent to purchase

The FT claims that Apple is speaking with McLaren with intent to purchase

According to reports from both the Financial Times (requires subscription) and the New York Times, Apple has been linked to a £1.5bn deal to purchase Woking based supercar maker and F1 team McLaren Technology Group. Apple and McLaren Reportedly Working On £1.5bn Deal If this deal is indeed in the works between Apple and the British automaker, it

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