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iPhones Have Become A New International Currency

Bloomberg Businessweek | Posted 02.07.2014 | Technology

I’ve been paying my bills with iPhones. Not with apps or on bank sites—I’ve been using the Apple hardware as currency....

Apple Makes Major Move

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2014 | Business

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Apple Inc has repurchased $14 billion of its stock in the two weeks since it reported disappointing first-quarter ...

How Google Beat Microsoft at Its Own Game

Hooman Radfar | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology
Hooman Radfar

One thing is for certain, this case will be a classic for MBA students filed under "don't forget your core competency."

The Apple Commercial You Didn't See During The Super Bowl

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology

If you watched the Super Bowl on Sunday, you most likely enjoyed a smorgasbord of heart-warming car commercials and Budweiser's adorable "Puppy Love" ...

The Unsexy Feature That The iPhone Desperately Needs

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology

No matter how advanced and slick iPhones and other gadgets get, their battery life stays reliably terrible. Now it seems major phone makers are finall...

Apple and Samsung Continue to Dominate US Smartphones

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

LG Becoming Only Other Brand With Meaningful Share Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released results of its research on mobile phone manufact...

iOS Edges Android for Operating System Share

Michael R. Levin | Posted 04.05.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

Apple iOS Customers Have Higher Carrier Bills Consumer Intelligence Research Partners released results of its research on mobile phone operating sys...

Apple Might Power Up Batteries With Solar Energy

The New York Times | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology

The next breakthrough smartphone, or maybe the one after that, might not have a traditional battery as its sole source of power. Instead, it could pul...

In time for the Super Bowl, Big Brother is Back: Now it's the Big Banks

Andrei Cherny | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Andrei Cherny

Thirty years ago, what Apple announced it was going to do was democratize computing. Back then, the idea of a computer that was personalized to people -- with a mouse and graphics and a warm experience for the user -- was revolutionary.

The "Cloud" Is Dead, Long Live the Cloud

Matte Scheinker | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Matte Scheinker

Two young fish are swimming along when an older fish passes and says, "G'morning, how's the water?" The pair continues swimming then one turns to the ...

Apple's Next Reinvention: Shopping at IKEA

Michael Boland | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology
Michael Boland

The basic idea is that Apple will enable shoppers to conduct roving transactions throughout retail stores by scanning physical goods with their iPhones, paying on the spot via iTunes then going on their way.

How Advertisers Can Use Your Personal Information To Make You Pay Higher Prices

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

What is at stake isn't purely a matter of annoying ads or nosy companies -- it's a deep set of customer protections that have taken decades of hard work to secure.

Timothy Stenovec

The Creeping Threat That Should Worry Apple

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 01.28.2014 | Technology

Apple needs to watch its back. Smartphones from lower-cost manufacturers are eating into the company's worldwide market share, according to newly r...

The iPod Is Dead, And These Photos Will Make You Miss Yours

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.29.2014 | Technology

Aided by a series of infectious television commercials and armed with enough gigabytes to hold thousands of songs, the iPod has had a great run since ...

Look At What Just Happened To Apple

AP | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's stock is tumbling in morning trading, hurt by a lackluster first-quarter performance and a cautious second-quarter revenue o...

Apple Sells Record Number Of iPhones, Still Disappoints People

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Apple Inc sold a record number of iPhones over the holiday shopping season but failed to meet Wall Street's target, reflecting intense com...

Google, Samsung Lay Down Their Arms

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which are frequently involved in patent infringement lawsuits but not against each other, annou...

LOOK: Apple Is Hoarding An INSANE Amount Of Cash

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

Apple may not make the smartphones with the biggest screens, but the company sure has the biggest cash stockpile. With $146.6 billion in the bank,...

Apple Might Go Full 'Phablet'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

Last year with the iPhone 5C, Apple gave customers more colors, but customers more or less didn't care. But soon, Apple may offer something the pu...

Mac Turns 30: Looks Good in Tweed

Scott Willyerd | Posted 03.25.2014 | College
Scott Willyerd

On Friday, Apple's Macintosh computer turns 30. While Apple computers and other mobile computing devices have certainly taken a bite out of the PC market share, there's one place where it's truly noticeable: college and university campuses.

Meet the Man Behind Wearable Computing

Jason Grill | Posted 03.25.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

Wearable computing dominated CES 2014; however, no one really talks about the man we all owe a round of applause to for this revolution and movement to wearable computing and technology. That man's name is Scott Wilson.

iPad Air Starts Strongly

Michael R. Levin | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

CIRP analyzed the launch of the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina display models, and finds that the iPad Air took a comparable share of total sales in the quarter relative to the iPad with Retina in the year-ago quarter (December 2012).

Google and Apple

Walter Isaacson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology
Walter Isaacson

Innovation is wonderful, but on its own it's not the holy grail. Other things matter just as much in creating a great company or product, most notably execution and focus. Apple excels at these things. That's why I use an iPhone and iPad. Innovation without execution produces footnotes to history, such as the Xerox Alto and Star.

Missing Steve Jobs. The Vision Time Machine

Spiros Margaris | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

Also Apple's CEO Tim Cook should develop his own personal founder's vision as a guiding principle. Especially, if he wants to project a company vision that communicates to employees, shareholders and clients a credible and promising future.

Why I'm Eating an Apple a Day

Ko Im | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Ko Im

Time will tell, but I truly hope to report back in December with a different core. After all, I'm just getting settled into the Big Apple once again, one purposeful bite at a time.