Post Tagged with: "Apple"

Apple Partnering with Alpine on Aftermarket CarPlay Unit
/ April 15, 2014 2:47 pm
Apple Partnering with Alpine on Aftermarket CarPlay Unit

VentureBeat reports that Apple is apparently partnering with car electronics manufacturer Alpine on an aftermarket CarPlay unit, according to Japanese business news site Nikkei. The unit will debut in Europe and the U.S. first and will retail for around $500 to $700, the report indicates. . Read More

Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology
/ April 11, 2014 3:50 pm
Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has announced that it will acquire comiXology, a service that provides digital versions of comics from Marvel, DC, and many others. Today, comiXology provides more than 50,000 comics for sale. . Read More

Apple Acquires Novauris Technologies
/ April 4, 2014 4:16 pm
Apple Acquires Novauris Technologies

Looking to improve the technology behind Siri, Apple has acquired U.K.-based Novauris Technologies, TechCrunch reported. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Novauris reportedly has been building its own speech recognition technology. Its founders were key team members at Dragon Systems. Read More

Tango Messaging App to Launch Zynga’s Words with Friends Game
/ April 4, 2014 4:03 pm
Tango Messaging App to Launch Zynga’s Words with Friends Game

VentureBeat reports that Zynga's Words with Friends, the No. 1 free game of all-time on Apple’s iTunes App Store, is coming to Tango, the messaging app with over 200 million monthly active users. . Read More

Apple Plans to Buy Japanese Chipmaker’s Smartphone Display Unit
/ April 2, 2014 4:16 pm
Apple Plans to Buy Japanese Chipmaker’s Smartphone Display Unit

VentureBeat reports that Apple is planning to acquire a smartphone display design division of Japanese chipmaker Renesas. Specifically, Apple is looking to acquire the Renesas stake in Renesas SP Drivers, a joint venture with Taiwan’s Powerchip and Sharp. . Read More

Samsung Electronics Mobile Head Receives Paycheck of $5.8 Million Beating Apple’s Cook
/ March 31, 2014 4:23 pm
Samsung Electronics Mobile Head Receives Paycheck of $5.8 Million Beating Apple’s Cook

Reuters reports that J.K. Shin, Head of Samsung Electronics Co’s mobile business, received a $5.8 million compensation package last year, beating the paycheck of his counterpart at Apple Inc. . Read More

Apple Partners With NPR for News Content for iRadio
/ March 25, 2014 4:16 pm
Apple Partners With NPR for News Content for iRadio

TechCrunch reports that Apple is partnering with NPR to provide the first news content for its iTunes Radio streaming audio offering. The new channel will offer 24 hours of live news and programming including All Things Considered. The NPR arrangement offers iTunes Radio with its first non-music offering. . Read More

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