In the immediate wake of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook’s disclosure last week of the vendor’s $100 million plans to move some Mac manufacturing from overseas back to the United States, the easy pickings was either to applaud the move or diminish it for lack of true impact; in other words, to complain that it was mostly window dressing.
Detractors lining up on one side criticized Apple for the
While the case for an Apple branded television is far from concrete, the living room is wide open for the Cupertino, Calif.-based giant to make an assault with a number of devices—and at the heart of these devices could be its voice assistant technology, Siri.
Apple's hiring of 16-year AMD chip veteran could allow the Cupertino tech giant to shift A-series processor production away from Samsung. But the move could also have implications for Intel, which supplies CPUs for Macs.
Apple shared its quarterly earnings results today, and for fiscal Q2 2014, the company moved 43.7 million iPhones, 16.3 million iPads and 4.1 million Macs. That compares to 51 million iPhones sold during the first fiscal quarter, along with 26 million iPads and 4.8 million Macs, but that was a holiday quarter, so a dip is to be expected.
In case those Black Friday and Cyber Monday frenzies weren’t enough, here’s another big reminder of what a massive industry (and opportunity) retail technology is.
Global payment and retail technology giant NCR Corporation announced this afternoon that it will acquire Retalix, a provider of point-of-sale software and services, for $30 per share in cash, a total transaction value of app
Analysts had predicted that Apple would have a strong day with hardware this quarter, anticipating between 54 and 56 million iPhones shipped according to Fortune, as well as around 25 million iPads and 4.6 million Macs.