The first revisions to the MacBook Pro 14"/16", introduced 15 months ago, have now made their debut before hitting the market. Apple has withdrawn the curtain and revealed the devices' improvements and what customers can expect.
Tim Cook's compensation package increased considerably during 2021 and 2022 – but per Cook's wish and that of shareholders, the company is reducing the CEO's salary significantly for 2023. Despite this, Cook should still be far from hungering.
In the last three years, Apple rushed from one record quarter to another – but things may be about to change come the end of the Christmas quarter. Apple has just revealed when it will release its earnings report.
Does Apple really want to remove Twitter from the App Store? Elon Musk is undergoing talks with Tim Cook concerning the matter, now referring to it as a "miscommunication". The responsible EU commissioner, however, considers the platform in its current form as standing in violation of the Digital Service Act.
The personal data of over half a million Facebook and Instagram users landed in a hacker forum last year. Facebook's principal company, Meta, breached data privacy laws and must not pay a million US$ fine – according to EU authorities.
Amazon is a notably successful hosting provider that created the popular and capable AWS platform. Apart from that, things are starting to look more and more difficult at the company, and they would look worse without hosting. There are now consequences.
TSMC is broadening its 2020 investment in Arizona and just confirmed its intentions to also produce 3-nm chips. However, it's very unlikely that Apple will directly profit, Bloomberg's analysis sees the announcement as more marketing than substance.
Apple created a new billion dollar market with the Apple Store – in addition to sales on the platform, advertising continues to earn more and more money. However, this does represent a double standard – as Apple's user tracking surpasses the capabilities of other providers.
A new quarterly report from Qualcomm speaks volumes about Apple's in-house modem development – confirming Ming-Chio Kuo's previous statements, alleging that Cupertino has failed in its ambitious attempts. Upcoming iPhones won't have an Apple modem on board.
Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Meta – all share one thing in common, apart from all being tech companies, they also all achieved rather poor quarterly results – or at the very least, a rather weak outlook.
The official numbers for July, August, and September are now available. As expected, Apple performed excellently, exceeding all prognoses. A look at the company's individual divisions shows how healthy its foundation is.
Despite his position as one of Apple's top managers, it took no more than two sentences in a short video until it was deemed necessary for him to clear his desk. A slightly modified film quote became the "Blevinator's" doom.
The Apple Card is celebrating its third birthday in The United States this month. Despite statements from Apple that the card was soon to make its way over to other countries, the situation has become relatively quiet. It's likely to still take some time until we see the card in other countries.
According to a new report, Apple and Facebook negotiated between 2016 and 2018 concerning an ad-free subscription model for the social network. However, both parties failed to come to an agreement concerning this and other matters.
With word of a new, more affordable Netflix subscription model in the works, it's still unknown exactly how it will work upon release. But now, there's a new important announcement – with Netflix contracting Microsoft to help handle the matter.
Elon Musk, known for Tesla and SpaceX – and a recent publicity stunt to buy out Twitter, has recently backed out of his contractual obligation to purchase the social media company. However, the short messaging service won't let him do so without an appearance in court.
Elon Musk had big plans for the purchase of micro-blogging service Twitter – had being the operative word. Twitter, however, points to the contract the controversial, and maybe even somewhat unstable, CEO signed – with the resulting argument to become a matter for the court.
A short while ago, even Qualcomm was convinced that Apple's ambitious project would lead to a market-ready product in record time after the success of the M1. Things have now changed, as Apple encounters difficulties in the development of its first cellular modem for 2023 and will continue to rely on Qualcomm for the time being.
Apple Pay is getting one feature richer – in this case concerning deferred payments. After financing offers for the Apple Card, Cupertino is now expanding its financial services – although Apple Pay Later also makes other signficant steps.
Things on the desktop market are about to get even more uncomfortable for Intel. Not only is Apple no longer a customer of the company, there are also new competitors entering the playing field. One of these is even convinced that they will be able to build a faster ARM-based chip than Apple.
Barely any CEO earned more money than Tim Cook last year. More than anything else, the executive's shares in Apple accounted for the majority of his earnings and this new statistic. Last year's list of the ten top earning CEOs includes mostly executives from major tech companies.
At one point, Android quickly swept up the market, however, fears that the iPhone could see the same fate as the Macs of many years prior did not become a reality. Instead, a completely different picture has been painted in The USA – with an almost unchallenged market leader.