Litecoin Price is Exploding, Could We be Witnessing the Next Ethereum

Ethereum is not the only cryptocurrency experiencing skyrocketing prices. Prices of the sixth largest cryptocurrency LiteCoin are also going through the roof. Litecoin prices rose by 70% on March 30, 2017, going from $4.18 to $7.04 a piece in just a few hours. The price is far from … [Read more...]

Coca-Cola CEO Says “No” to Bonus Amid Bad Corporate Performance

The general public detests CEOs that receive multi-million-dollar bonuses and severance packages whether or not the company performs well. For instance, Canadians were outraged last month when Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel was given a walk-away package - or golden handshake - of $61 … [Read more...]

CaseCam turns the Apple (AAPL) iPhone into a powerful ‘selfie’ tool

Devices made by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) have triggered a fair number of Kickstarter projects over the years, including such successes as the dual-connection iStick flash drive by HYPER and the picture stabilizing Elephant Stabilizer from Japan. Now, the iPhone has inspired another … [Read more...]

Russian smuggler caught with $80k in contraband Apple (AAPL) iPhones

Western electronics such as Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhones cost hundreds of dollars more in the states of the former Soviet Union (FSU or CIS) than they do in the rest of the world, making them a valuable item for smuggling and all kinds of skullduggery in those countries. The … [Read more...]

10 million Apple (AAPL) iPhone 6 sales projected for first weekend, 75 million by year’s end

Furnished with growing evidence that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is placing massive orders for its 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch iPhone 6 smartphones, analysts and investment firms are beginning to amp up their own expectations as well. RBC Capital Markets has gone so bullish over the Cupertino … [Read more...]

Apple (AAPL) adopts Beats as an ‘official’ ‘App by Apple’

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has declared the Beats app to be an official "App by Apple," according to the Cupertino company's website, marking the full transition of Dr. Dre's company to an organic part of the purchasing enterprise. The Beats icon now resides alongside iPhoto, Numbers, … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) highlights diversity with two female veeps

Two out of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) five vice presidents listed on the "Leadership" page are now women and are shown in the formerly all-male executive profiles section of the Cupertino company's website, according to a report on Apple Insider. Following a furor over the lack of … [Read more...]

Unexpected triumph or flop – Jackdaw Research speculates on Apple (AAPL) iWatch

The endless blizzard of rumors and speculation about Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) probably upcoming iWatch continues with a report issued today by Jan Dawson of Jackdaw Research. Mr. Dawson speculates on ways that the iWatch could be turned into a commercial success rather than a … [Read more...]

Tim Cook challenged to dump a bucket of ice water over his head for charity

Rare indeed are the moments when a prominent CEO such as Tim Cook of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is challenged to upend a bucket of ice water over their head in public. Nevertheless, Philip Schiller, one of the Cupertino electronics firm's head advertising executives, tweeted photographs … [Read more...]

N-hexane and benzene removed from factory production by Apple Inc.

Several months ago, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stated that it would take action to prompt its suppliers to operate in a safer, more environmentally friendly fashion, bringing them closer in line with the Cupertino company's own low-footprint facilities. Yesterday, on Wednesday, August … [Read more...]

Samsung takes a fresh jab at Apple with airport wall plug ads

Sparing no expense to follow up on their earlier swipe at the iPhone's battery life with their "wall hugger" TV spot, Samsung has continued the attack with actual advertising placards in airports, rather cleverly mounted near wall plugs where Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) customers are … [Read more...]

Apple (AAPL) rival Samsung may roll out flexible, graphene-coated Galaxy S6 in 2015

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) may make the release of its sixth generation smartphone, the iPhone 6, a memorable one in terms of technology and other details. Among the possible features are sapphire crystal displays, bigger screens (in 4.7 inch and 5.5 inch sizes), a liquidmetal alloy … [Read more...]

Mesa, Arizona sapphire plant funded by Apple (AAPL) nears completion, starts full scale production

The possibly game-changing sapphire manufacturing facility built this year in Mesa, Arizona as part of a large scale collaboration between Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and GT Advanced Technologies (NASDAQ:GTAT) is almost fully constructed, according to a statement by Tom Gutierrez, the … [Read more...]

Tim Cook, Apple (AAPL) CEO, laments Robin Williams’ death in Tweet

The suicide of Robin Williams, apparently prompted by depression and other personal problems, hit the world hard yesterday and drew expressions of dismay and grief from many sources, including Tim Cook, Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO. Mr. Williams was a famous comedian with vastly … [Read more...]

Microsoft mocks Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) ‘More Powerful’ slogan with new Surface ads

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has made use of the "You're More Powerful than You Think" slogan in their most recent round of advertising, drawing the ire of a noted New York City street artist, James de la Vega, in the process. Now, another opponent is zeroing in on the Cupertino company's … [Read more...]

USPTO decision could cut Apple’s (AAPL) claims vs. Samsung by $18 million – or more

The United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) may have cut the legs out from under Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) muted victory in the recent patent infringement lawsuit decided in California earlier this year against Korean competitor Samsung. Apple's attempts to win $2.2 billion … [Read more...]

4.7 inch iPhone 6 said to feature inset volume buttons, unusual sculpted logo

One of the world's creators of luxury iPhones, Feld & Volk, now asserts that it has the actual real shell of a 4.7 inch Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 6 in hand, not merely a mock-up. Getting a close look at device's shell, the iPhone modifying company claims that two of the most … [Read more...]

Apple Inc. (AAPL) files patent application for a desktop version of Siri

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) filed a patent application for a desktop or "Mac" version of Siri, the virtual assistant which now operates only on the mobile iOS platform. This application, originally made on February 5th, 2014, was published today by the United States Patent & Trademark … [Read more...]

Another Apple (AAPL) rumor nixes sapphire screen for iPhone 6 screen

According to "exclusive, reliable inside information" supplied to Venture Beat by an unspecified source, neither form factor of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) upcoming iPhone 6 is destined to feature a sapphire screen. The "source" simultaneously claims that the screens are not made out … [Read more...]

Race for the best Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPhone photo stabilizer has begun

Taking a good picture with a smartphone is made problematic by issues of "camera shake," and accordingly several Kickstarter projects have sprung up to supply stabilizers for those who want to turn their Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone into a crisp HD camera. Two professional, technically … [Read more...]