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Is Apple Building Trust for Apple Pay Though Climate Change Action?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Carol Pierson Holding

At the Apple earnings call last week, CEO Tim Cook reported Apple's latest record-breaking results and the strongest March quarter ever, with 27% revenue growth and 40% earnings growth year over year.

How OS Switchers and First-Time Smartphone Buyers Work

Michael R. Levin | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

In addition to attracting buyers from other smartphone platforms, mostly Android, Apple relies in part on a shrinking pool of first-time smartphone buyers. Yet at least in the U.S., first-time smartphone buyers, either those coming from a basic flip phone or true first-time mobile phone owners, choose Android phones by a large margin.

Report: Feds Eyeing Apple's Deals For Beats Music

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2015 | Technology

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's move to line up deals with record labels is under U.S. antitrust scrutiny as the iphone maker prepares to debut a new version...

Apple and the Simple Case for Capitalism

Richard Koch | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Richard Koch

Twenty-one years after the stunning introduction of the Macintosh in 1984, Apple continues to astonish.

Women in Business: Amanda North, Founder and CEO, Artisan Connect

Laura Dunn | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Amanda is founder and CEO of Artisan Connect, providing market access for high quality home décor products from artisans in developing countries to h...

Study: iPad Is Most Competent Parent in Households With Toddlers

Prabha Kannan | Posted 05.01.2015 | Comedy
Prabha Kannan

One mother, initially thrilled to hear about this study, wondered if Apple could perhaps figure out a way for the next generation iPad "to bathe and tuck in my little brats at night so I don't have to. Now that would be something."

A $349 Apple Watch Only Costs $83.70 To Make

Reuters | Posted 05.01.2015 | Technology

(Reuters) - Apple Inc's Watch has the lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price across any Apple phone, according to a preliminary estimate by re...

Apple Watch May Not Work On Tattooed Skin

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 05.01.2015 | Technology

The Apple Watch and your mom have something in common -- they both hate your tattoos.

Apple And IBM Are Joining Forces To Help Care For The Elderly -- In Japan

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.01.2015 | Fifty

As many as 5 million iPads will be delivered to Japanese seniors by 2020 in a plan that hopes to "dramatically improve the lives of millions," said Ap...

Uh Oh, Apple Reportedly Finds Defects In Watch

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2015 | Technology

April 29 (Reuters) - Apple Inc has found defects with a key component of its Apple Watch, prompting it to limit availability of the product, the Wall ...

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Show Continued Strength

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

The iPad Air format continued to dominate Apple's tablet line, and the higher-priced iPad Air 2 did even better in the quarter. In contrast, the smaller format iPad mini, with three different models, accounts for a third of sales, down from 40 percent a year-ago.

8 Infuriating Problems With The Apple Watch

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology


Climate Change This Week: Forget Flaring, Solar Light Bulbs, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.05.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Imagine This Looking Like Arizona: a new study suggests climate change could drama...

Steve Jobs, Tim Cook, and Remember The Titans

Gregory Allen Howard | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Gregory Allen Howard

A question on Jeopardy. It sure sounds like one. What do these men and that movie have in common? In the just-released book, Becoming Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, Tim Cook revealed that three days before Jobs passed away, he invited Tim over to his home to watch a movie. Why

This Genius Apple TV Hack Removes The Garlic Smell From Your Hands

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 05.06.2015 | Taste

The only downfall to cooking with garlic or onions is the smell that they leave on your hands. Those two ingredients are the base of many great re...

15 Crucial Emojis That Are Still Missing

Allison Bagley | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Allison Bagley

If emojis were designed to save time in digital communication, in addition to releasing more diverse options it would have been nice to see 15 still-missing emojis that are part of many females' regular texting vocabulary.

This Is What It Looks Like When You Rip The Apple Watch's Face Off

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology

Behold the teeny, tiny innards.

Not Sure What An Apple Watch Is For? Try These 12 Apps

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology

Cook a better steak! Examine that weird mole on your back! Who said the Apple Watch is a useless piece of consumer tech?

The Dark Side of the Sun: Solar Power and Global Electronic Waste

Peter Schwartz | Posted 04.23.2015 | Green
Peter Schwartz

When complete, First Solar's California Flats project will generate enough electricity to power Apple's Cupertino headquarters complex, as well as its California stores and data centers. Many have hailed this as a first step toward more widespread commercial adoption of solar power.

Would President Hillary Reverse Bill's Outsourcing Legacy?

Jane White | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Jane White

It appears that the Democrats in Name Only Who Bought into Slick Willie Clinton's promotion of NAFTA two decades ago have done an about-face--or perhaps were run out of office?

Top 10 Mother's Day Gifts

Melissa Meyers | Posted 04.28.2015 | Style
Melissa Meyers

Have you thought about what to get Mom for Mother's Day yet? There is still time to get her that perfect gift. It's always tough to think of something unique and special so I've rounded up some of my favorite picks to help you select the best gift.

Touch ID on Apple Watch Would Be Huge

Eli Lebowitz | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology
Eli Lebowitz

Apple Watch is about to start arriving on customers' doorsteps and interest in Apple's most innovative product in years is high. Apple created numer...

Android Resumes Market Share Gains

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Michael R. Levin

Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results of our research on mobile phone operating systems for the calendar quarter that ended March 31, 2015. This analysis features findings about market share trends in mobile phone operating systems in the US.

Stop Making Excuses and Start Captioning Your Videos

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

The laws are in place, but it continues to be an uphill battle to make major video content providers value their diverse audiences.

Which Apple Watch Is Right for You?

Quora | Posted 04.21.2015 | Technology

It's a rare buyer who wants to spend enough to get a gold case for the first version of this product line, in my estimation. For most of us, the choice is between the aluminum "Sport" case and the stainless steel "Apple Watch" case.